Overheat
Overheat VII.png
オーバーヒート Overheat
Generation: III
Battle Data
Type: Type Fire.gif
Category Special
Power: 140
Accuracy: 90
PP: 5
Affects:
Secondary Effect:
Priority:
Contact: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Type: Beauty
Appeal: 6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Type: Beauty
Appeal:
Jam:

Overheat is a damaging Fire-type move introduced in Generation III.

Description

Games Description
RSE Allows a full-power attack, but sharply lowers Sp.Atk.
FRLG An intense attack that also sharply reduces the user's Sp. Atk stat.
DPPtHGSS The user attacks the foe at full power. The attack's recoil sharply reduces the user's Sp. Atk stat.
BWB2W2 The user attacks the target at full power. The attack's recoil harshly reduces the user's Sp. Atk stat.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
The user attacks the target at full power. The attack's recoil harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.

Effect

The user fires tremendous infernos at the opponent, inflicting solemn amounts of damage. However, it harshly lowers the user's special attack stat.

This attack pairs well with the White Herb, allowing one more full-power Overheat.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
III IV V VI VII VIII
494.png Victini psychic/fire 97 97 97 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
554.png Darumaka fire 42 42 42 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
555.png Darmanitan fire 54 54 54 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
607.png Litwick ghost/fire 61 61 61 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
608.png Lampent ghost/fire 69 69 69 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
667.png Litleo fire/normal 50 50 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
668.png Pyroar fire/normal 57 57 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
721.png Volcanion fire/water 65 65 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
776.png Turtonator fire/dragon 49 {{{8}}} {{{9}}} {{{10}}} {{{11}}}
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Trivia

Even though it was first introduced in Generation lll, the first Pokémon to learn it by level up were introduced in Generation V.

Gallery

Main games

Main series

Pokémon Adventures
Other manga series

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