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Seed Flare
シードフレア Seed Flare
Seed Flare VII.png
Seed Flare VII 2.png
Type  Grass
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  120
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Beautiful
Appeal  6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
A very appealing move, but after using this move, the user is more easily startled.

Seed Flare (Japanese: シードフレア Seed Flare) is a damage-dealing Grass-type move introduced in Generation IV. It is the signature move of Shaymin.

Contents

Effect

Seed Flare inflicts damage and has a 40% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense stat by two stages.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR The user generates a shock wave from within its body. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
BWB2W2 The user emits a shock wave from its body to attack its target. It may harshly lower the target's Sp. Def.
XYORAS The user emits a shock wave from its body to attack its target. This may harshly lower the target's Sp. Def.
SMUSUM The user emits a shock wave from its body to attack its target. This may also harshly lower the target's Sp. Def stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Land Forme
GrassIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 100 100 100 100
492 Shaymin Shaymin
Sky Forme
GrassIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 100PtHGSS 100 100 100
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
492 Shaymin ShayminLv. 50
Land Forme
GrassIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Cinema Shaymin
Toys "R" Us Shaymin
Movie 11 Shaymin
Character Fair Shaymin
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation V

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
492 Shaymin ShayminLv. 50
Land Forme
GrassIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Center Shaymin
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
492 Shaymin ShayminLv. 15
Land Forme
GrassIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered Pokémon Scrap Shaymin
Full Story Shaymin
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Description

Games Description
MDS* Inflicts damage on all enemies within a 1-tile range. It may also reduce the Special Attack of enemies within a 1-tile range by 2 levels.
MDS* Inflicts damage on all enemies within a 1-tile range. It may also reduce the Special Defense of enemies within a 1-tile range by 2 levels.
BSL まわりの 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 とくぼうを 2だんかいさげる
MDGtI IconKanji2MD.pngUNUSED
SMD It damages enemies in the same room. It could also sharply lower their Sp. Def.

In the anime

Shaymin Seed Flare.png Shaymin Land Forme Seed Flare.png Shaymin Sky Forme Seed Flare.png None.png
Absorbing pollutants Land Forme Shaymin Sky Forme Shaymin
The user absorbs pollutants, then releases a shockwave that expels water and light.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
492 Shaymin Shaymin absorbs any pollutants around it into its body from the seeds on its back, causing the flowers on its head to turn purple or black, depending on how much is absorbed. Then, Shaymin's body glows light green, the flower on its head glows pink, and it explodes, creating a huge light green explosion all around it. In the Reverse World, it causes a portal to the real world to form.
Shaymin (M11) Giratina and the Sky Warrior Debut
A wild Shaymin Keeping in Top Forme! None
492S Shaymin Sky Forme Shaymin absorbs any pollutants around it using the red flower petal on its neck. The color of the petal changes to purple or black depending on how much pollutant is absorbed. Then, Sky Forme Shaymin's body glows light green, the flower petal glows pink, and it explodes, creating a huge light green explosion all around its body. In the Reverse World, it causes a portal to the real world to form.
Shaymin (M11) Giratina and the Sky Warrior None

In the manga

In the movie adaptations


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!! manga


In other generations

Trivia

  • In Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Nurse Joy describes Seed Flare as a process in which Shaymin purifies polluted air it inhales in its body and then expels it in the form of light and water.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 種子閃光 Júngjí Símgwōng
Mandarin 種子閃光 / 种子闪光 Zhǒngzǐ Shǎnguāng
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Zaadscheiding
France Flag.png French Fulmigraine
Germany Flag.png German Schocksamen
Greece Flag.png Greek Φωτοβολούντες Σπόροι Fotovoloúntes Spóroi
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Seed Flare
Italy Flag.png Italian Infuriaseme
South Korea Flag.png Korean 시드플레어 Seed Flare
Poland Flag.png Polish Nasienna Raca
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Semente Ofuscante
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Semente Luz
Romania Flag.png Romanian Seed Flare
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Semilla Bengala
Spain Flag.png Spain Fogonazo
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Hào Quang Hạt Giống


Variations of the move Fire Blast
Special Fire Blast
Formerly a variation
Special Seed Flare


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