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This is an article for the move Scald and the Pokemon who can learn it and its location in Pokemon Sword and Shield, Isle of Armor, and the Crown Tundra DLC. Read on to see the Power, Accuracy, PP, and Effect, and see how to use it competitively.

Scald - Effect

Type Pokemon Water Image
Category Pokemon Special Image
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 15
Effect The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Max Move Max Geyser
Power: 130
TM / TR TR84

Pokemon That Learn Scald

By Default

There are no Pokemon who learn this move by this method.

By Level Up


By TM / TR

SquirtleSquirtle WartortleWartortle BlastoiseBlastoise
PsyduckPsyduck GolduckGolduck PoliwagPoliwag
PoliwhirlPoliwhirl PoliwrathPoliwrath TentacoolTentacool
TentacruelTentacruel Galarian SlowpokeGalarian Slowpoke SlowpokeSlowpoke
Galarian SlowbroGalarian Slowbro SlowbroSlowbro KrabbyKrabby
KinglerKingler HorseaHorsea SeadraSeadra
GoldeenGoldeen SeakingSeaking StaryuStaryu
StarmieStarmie GyaradosGyarados VaporeonVaporeon
OmanyteOmanyte OmastarOmastar KabutoKabuto
KabutopsKabutops MewMew ChinchouChinchou
LanturnLanturn MarillMarill AzumarillAzumarill
PolitoedPolitoed WooperWooper QuagsireQuagsire
Galarian SlowkingGalarian Slowking SlowkingSlowking QwilfishQwilfish
CorsolaCorsola Galarian CorsolaGalarian Corsola RemoraidRemoraid
OctilleryOctillery MantineMantine KingdraKingdra
RaikouRaikou SuicuneSuicune MudkipMudkip
MarshtompMarshtomp SwampertSwampert LotadLotad
LombreLombre LudicoloLudicolo WingullWingull
PelipperPelipper AzurillAzurill CarvanhaCarvanha
SharpedoSharpedo WailmerWailmer WailordWailord
BarboachBarboach WhiscashWhiscash CorphishCorphish
CrawdauntCrawdaunt FeebasFeebas MiloticMilotic
RelicanthRelicanth KyogreKyogre ShellosShellos
GastrodonGastrodon MantykeMantyke TympoleTympole
PalpitoadPalpitoad SeismitoadSeismitoad BasculinBasculin
TirtougaTirtouga CarracostaCarracosta FrillishFrillish
JellicentJellicent StunfiskStunfisk Galarian StunfiskGalarian Stunfisk
KeldeoKeldeo BinacleBinacle BarbaracleBarbaracle
SkrelpSkrelp DragalgeDragalge ClauncherClauncher
ClawitzerClawitzer VolcanionVolcanion PopplioPopplio
BrionneBrionne PrimarinaPrimarina WishiwashiWishiwashi
MareanieMareanie ToxapexToxapex DewpiderDewpider
AraquanidAraquanid WimpodWimpod GolisopodGolisopod
Tapu FiniTapu Fini InteleonInteleon DrednawDrednaw
CarkolCarkol CoalossalCoalossal CramorantCramorant
ArrokudaArrokuda BarraskewdaBarraskewda SizzlipedeSizzlipede
CentiskorchCentiskorch CursolaCursola PincurchinPincurchin
DracovishDracovish DrakloakDrakloak DragapultDragapult

By Egg Move

There are no Pokemon who learn this move by this method.

By Move Tutor

There are no Pokemon who learn this move by this method.

Scald Competitive Analysis

Scald is one of the best moves in general regardless of types. This move offers versatility as a primary STAB move for Water-type Pokemon as well as coverage for non-Water Pokemon. The base 80 power and 100 accuracy makes this a reliable option on any Pokemon that can learn it.

However, the 30% chance to burn the target is what separates Scald from the rest. Not only does burn deal continuous damage, but it also lowers the power of physical attacks.

List of Moves that Inflict Status Conditions

Scald Locations

Purchase from the Wild Area Trader

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Scald is available to purchase from the Watt Traders in the Wild Area for 3000 Watts.

The Watt Traders' selection of TM and TRs changes everyday so make sure to check what's in stock!

How to Farm Watts Quickly

A Possible Drop from Max Raids

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It's also possible to get Scald from Water-type Max Raid dens as a reward for defeating or catching the resident Dynamax or Gigantamax Pokemon.

How to Max Raid With Friends

Get from the Cram-o-Matic

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It's also possible to get Scald from the Cram-o-Matic, although the chances are still low even when using the right items.

How to Use the Cram-o-Matic

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