Relic Song deals damage and has a 10% chance of putting the target to
sleep. Relic Song hits all adjacent opponents. Pokémon with the Ability Soundproof are not affected by this move.
When successfully used by
Meloetta (affecting at least one Pokémon), it will also cause it to change between its Aria and Pirouette Formes, unless Meloetta's Ability has been changed to Sheer Force.
B W B2 W2 The user sings an ancient song and attacks by appealing to the hearts of those listening. It may also induce sleep.
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Sw Sh The user sings an ancient song and attacks by appealing to the hearts of the listening opposing Pokémon. This may also induce sleep.
Various Move Tutors will teach Relic Song to a Meloetta. According to interface text during the scene in
Generation V, Meloetta once knew Relic Song and had forgotten it. The Move Tutors are:
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains from this move. STAB Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
In the anime
The user sings an enchanting melody which changes its form.
First Used In
Meloetta Meloetta sings a beautiful melody, engulfing itself in a sphere of light, inside which it changes Formes. The song can greatly hasten the growth rate of plants, causing the sudden growth of leaves, flowers, and fruit.
In other games
MD GtI It could induce sleep, making the target unable to move for a while. * It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It could also cause the Sleep status condition. It influences a certain Pokémon's appearance. *
S MD It could induce sleep, making the enemy unable to move for a while. * It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It could also make the enemy sleep. It influences a certain Pokémon's appearance. *
In the manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
The user sings a beautiful melody.
First Chapter Used In
Meloetta Meloetta sings a beautiful song, releasing a wave of energy that sends its opponents flying. Meloetta can then change its Forme.
A wild Meloetta
A Lost Melody Debut
In other generations Trivia
Relic Song is the only move that deals damage and can put the target to
sleep, regardless of battle location.
Relic Song is also the only special move that can put the target to sleep. Although Meloetta did not appear in said episodes, it singing the Relic Song was used as background music during and Party Dancecapades! .
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