Generations II to VII
Sacred Fire inflicts damage, with a 50% chance of burning the target. If the user is frozen, using Sacred Fire will thaw out the user and deal damage to the target in the same turn.
Sacred Fire can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra four appeal points if the move Sunny Day was used in the prior turn.
In Versions 1.0 to 1.2.1 of Pokémon Sword and Shield, Sacred Fire could not be selected in a battle. Starting with Version 1.3.0, it is usable and functions the same as it did in previous generations.
||A Fire-type attack. Has a one-in-two chance of leaving the target with a burn.
||An attack that may inflict a burn.
||A mystical fire attack that may inflict a burn.
||A mystical and powerful fire attack that may inflict a burn.
||The foe is razed with a mystical fire of great intensity. It may also leave the target with a burn.
||The target is razed with a mystical fire of great intensity. It may also leave the target with a burn.
|The target is razed with a mystical fire of great intensity. This may also leave the target with a burn.
In other games
Sacred Fire is a move in Pokémon GO that has been available since February 26, 2022.
Sacred Fire also has two variants: Sacred Fire+ and Sacred Fire++. Sacred Fire+ is default Charged Attack for Apex Shadow Ho-Oh. Upon purification, Sacred Fire+ will change to Sacred Fire++.
In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Sacred Fire is a move with 20 base power, 88% accuracy, and 10 PP. It damages an enemy in front of the user, and might possibly inflict a burn on them.
In Explorers of Time and Darkness, the move can now thaw out frozen targets, damaging them in process.
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky, the base power is raised to 50.
||OK While Frozen
||Removes the frozen condition from the user. Has a chance (50%) of leaving the target burned.
- Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Removes the frozen condition from the user. Has a good chance of leaving the target burned.
||Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause a burn.
||Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Burn status condition.
||てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで やけどじょうたいにかえる
||It damages even a faraway Pokémon. It could also cause the Burn status condition. With the Burn status, the Pokémon keeps taking damage, and its Attack also goes down slightly.|
It damages enemies in the same room. It could also cause the Burn status condition. With the Burn status, they keep taking damage, and their Attack also goes down slightly.*
||It could leave enemies with a burn and keep damaging them.*|
It damages enemies in the same room. It could also leave them with a burn.*
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