Salamence (Japanese: ボーマンダ Boomanda) is a Dragon/Flying-type Pseudo-Legendary Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

Biology

Physiology

Salamence is a blue and red dragon-like Pokémon with huge red wings and red eyebrows. It has large blue ears and its front and Pokémonferences between the regular color and the shiny variant of Salamence are that it has a green body while the belly plates, and red sections have changed to orange. It is big enough that a trainer could stand on its back.

Evolution

The first stage of Salamence's evolution is Bagon, which evolves into Shelgon, and then into Salamence. It can further Mega Evolve into Mega Salamence during battle using its Mega Stone, the Salamencite.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby and Sapphire Evolve Shelgon None
FireRed and LeafGreen Trade None
Emerald Evolve Shelgon None
Diamond and Pearl Evolve Shelgon None
Platinum Evolve Shelgon None
HeartGold and SoulSilver Evolve Shelgon None
Black and White Evolve Shelgon (White only) None


Pokédex entries

  • Ruby

    Salamence came about as a result of a strong, long-held dream of growing wings. It is said that this powerful desire triggered a sudden mutation in this Pokémon's cells, causing it to sprout its magnificent wings.

  • Sapphire

    By evolving into Salamence, this Pokémon finally realizes its long-held dream of growing wings. To express its joy, it flies and wheels all over the sky while spouting flames from its mouth.

  • FireRed

    It becomes uncontrollable if enraged. It destroys everything with shredding claws and fire.

  • LeafGreen

    It becomes uncontrollable if enraged. It destroys everything with shredding claws and fire.

  • Emerald

    After many long years, its cellular structure underwent a sudden mutation to grow wings. When angered, it loses all thought and rampages out of control.

  • Diamond

    As a result of its long-held dream of flying, its cellular structure changed, and wings grew out.

  • Pearl

    As a result of its long-held dream of flying, its cellular structure changed, and wings grew out.

  • Platinum

    As a result of its long-held dream of flying, its cellular structure changed, and wings grew out.

  • HeartGold

    It's uncontrollable if enraged. It flies around spouting flames and scorching fields and mountains.

  • SoulSilver

    It's uncontrollable if enraged. It flies around spouting flames and scorching fields and mountains.

  • Black

    As a result of its long-held dream of flying, its cellular structure changed, and wings grew out.

  • White

    As a result of its long-held dream of flying, its cellular structure changed, and wings grew out.

  • Black 2

    As a result of its long-held dream of flying, its cellular structure changed, and wings grew out.

  • White 2

    As a result of its long-held dream of flying, its cellular structure changed, and wings grew out.

  • X

    It becomes uncontrollable if it is enraged. It destroys everything with shredding claws and fire.

  • Y

    It's uncontrollable if enraged. It flies around spouting flames and scorching fields and mountains.

  • Omega Ruby

    Salamence came about as a result of a strong, long-held dream of growing wings. It is said that this powerful desire triggered a sudden mutation in this Pokémon’s cells, causing it to sprout its magnificent wings.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    By evolving into Salamence, this Pokémon finally realizes its long-held dream of growing wings. To express its joy, it flies and wheels all over the sky while spouting flames from its mouth.

  • Sun

    When angered, it loses all sense of itself and destroys everything around it. The destruction will continue until Salamence has tired itself out.
    Mega Evolution: Anyone standing in its path gets sliced right in two, while this Pokémon continues its flight without interruption.

  • Moon

    It flies around on its wings, which have grown in at last. In its happiness, it gushes hot flames, burning up the fields it passes over.
    Mega Evolution: Mega Evolution fuels its brutality, and it may even turn on the Trainer who raised it. It’s been dubbed “the blood-soaked crescent.”

  • Ultra Sun

    Overjoyed at finally being able to fly, it flies all over the place and usually doesn’t land until it’s completely exhausted and needs to sleep.
    Mega Evolution: The stress of its two proud wings becoming misshapen and stuck together because of strong energy makes it go on a rampage.

  • Ultra Moon

    Thanks to its fervent wishes, the cells in its body finally mutated, and at last it has its heart’s desire—wings.
    Mega Evolution: It puts its forelegs inside its shell to streamline itself for flight. Salamence flies at high speeds over all kinds of topographical features.


Stats

Salamence's Stats
HP
95
Attack
135
Defense
80
Sp. Atk
110
Sp. Def
80
Speed
100
Total
600

Salamence's Stats
HP
95
Attack
145
Defense
130
Sp. Atk
120
Sp. Def
90
Speed
120
Total
700

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
1 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
1 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical
1 Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical
1 Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical
1 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical
1 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
Evo Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
4 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special
7 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
10 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
13 Dragon Breath 60 100% 20 Dragon Special
17 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical
21 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
25 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
29 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical
35 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
42 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
49 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special
63 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1XY
N/AORAS
Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 6 0 ♥
80XY
1ORAS
Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical Tough 3 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical Tough 1 3 ♥
N/AXY
1ORAS
Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Cute 4 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Cool 2 1 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Tough 2 3 ♥
1XY
N/AORAS
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
25XY
4ORAS
Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Cute 4 0 ♥
10XY
7ORAS
Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Cool 2 1 ♥
5XY
10ORAS
Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Tough 2 3 ♥
32XY
13ORAS
Dragon Breath 60 100% 20 Dragon Special Cool 2 3 ♥
16XY
17ORAS
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
20XY
21ORAS
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Cool 1 0 ♥
53XY
25ORAS
Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Tough 1 4 ♥
61XY
29ORAS
Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
30XY
30ORAS
Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
37XY
35ORAS
Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Clever 4 0 ♥
43XY
42ORAS
Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status Tough 3 0 ♥
N/AXY
49ORAS
Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Beautiful 4 0 ♥
50XY
50ORAS
Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Clever 2 0 ♥
70XY
63ORAS
Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 6 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical
1 Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical
1 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical
5 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
10 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
16 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical
20 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
25 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special
30 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
32 DragonBreath 60 100% 20 Dragon Special
37 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
43 Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status
50 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
53 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
61 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical
70 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
80 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical Beauty 3
1 Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical Smart 3
1 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical Cool 0
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Tough 3
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Cool 2
1 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 3
5 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Tough 3
10 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Cool 2
16 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 3
20 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Cool 0
25 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Beauty 3
30 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 0
32 DragonBreath 60 100% 20 Dragon Special Cool 2
37 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Beauty 2
43 Scary Face 90% 10 Normal Status Tough 2
50 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Smart 1
53 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Tough 2
61 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Cool 2
70 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Cool 3 0 ♥
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Tough 1 3 ♥
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Cool 3 0 ♥
1 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Tough 2 3 ♥
5 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Tough 1 3 ♥
9 Leer 100% 30 Normal Cool 3 0 ♥
17 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Tough 2 3 ♥
21 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Cool 1 3 ♥
25 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Beauty 4 0 ♥
30 Protect —% 10 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
38 DragonBreath 60 100% 20 Dragon Cool 1 3 ♥
47 Scary Face 90% 10 Normal Tough 2 1 ♥
50 Fly 70 95% 15 Flying Smart 1 0 ♥
61 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Tough 1 4 ♥
79 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Cool 2 1 ♥
93 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Tough 6 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical
TM59 Brutal Swing 60 100% 20 Dark Physical
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
TM76 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM82 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status Cool 3 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Clever 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Clever 4 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 3 ♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Tough 2 1 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 4 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Cool 1 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Beautiful 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Clever 3 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Cool 3 0 ♥
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Tough 3 0 ♥
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Tough 4 4 ♥
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical Tough 3 0 ♥
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Tough 2 2 ♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Tough 2 2 ♥
TM82 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical Tough 3 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Clever 2 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Special
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM59 Incinerate 30 100% 15 Fire Special
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM82 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Cool 2
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status Cool 2
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Smart 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Smart 1
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Beauty 2
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Cool 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Cool 2
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Tough 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Cool 3
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Cool 2
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special Beauty 2
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Special Beauty 2
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical Smart 2
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Cool 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Cute 2
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Cool 3
TM51 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Cool 0
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Tough 2
TM59 Dragon Pulse 90 100% 10 Dragon Special Smart 2
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical Cute 2
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Beauty 2
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical Tough 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Beauty 2
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Tough 3
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Smart 1
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Cool 3
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Smart 1
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 3
HM05DPPt Defog —% 15 Flying Status Beauty 2
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Tough 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Cool 2 1 ♥
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Cool 3 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Smart 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Smart 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Tough 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Cool 1 4 ♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Tough 1 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Cool 1 4 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Cool 2 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Smart 3 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Cool 2 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Cool 2 1 ♥
HM02 Fly 70 95% 15 Flying Smart 1 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Tough 2 1 ♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Tough 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Salamence can learn, refer to Shelgon.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail USUM 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Defog USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Draco Meteor SMUSUM 130 90% 5 Dragon Special
Dragon Pulse USUM 85 100% 10 Dragon Special
Heat Wave USUM 95 90% 10 Fire Special
Hyper Voice USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Iron Tail USUM 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Laser Focus USUM —% 30 Normal Status
Outrage USUM 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Tailwind USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Zen Headbutt USUM 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Aqua Tail ORAS 90 90% 10 Water Physical Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Draco Meteor XYORAS 130 90% 5 Dragon Special Beautiful 6 0 ♥
Dragon Pulse ORAS 85 100% 10 Dragon Special Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Heat Wave ORAS 95 90% 10 Fire Special Beautiful 2 2 ♥
Hyper Voice ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Cool 2 2 ♥
Iron Tail ORAS 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
Outrage ORAS 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical Cool 6 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Cute 4 0 ♥
Tailwind ORAS —% 15 Flying Status Cool 3 0 ♥
Zen Headbutt ORAS 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Clever 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail B2W2 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Draco Meteor BWB2W2 140 90% 5 Dragon Special
Dragon Pulse B2W2 90 100% 10 Dragon Special
Heat Wave B2W2 100 90% 10 Fire Special
Hyper Voice B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Iron Tail B2W2 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Outrage B2W2 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical
Roost B2W2 —% 10 Flying Status
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Tailwind B2W2 —% 30 Flying Status
Zen Headbutt B2W2 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Air Cutter HGSSPt 55 95% 25 Flying Special Cool 3
Aqua Tail HGSSPt 90 90% 10 Water Physical Cute 3
Draco Meteor  140 90% 5 Dragon Special Smart 2
Fury Cutter HGSSPt 10 95% 20 Bug Physical Cool 2
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 3
Heat Wave HGSSPt 100 90% 10 Fire Special Beauty 2
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Cute 3
Ominous Wind HGSSPt 60 100% 5 Ghost Special Smart 0
Outrage HGSSPt 120 100% 15 Dragon Physical Cool 2
Rollout HGSSPt 30 90% 20 Rock Physical Tough 2
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Cute 3
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Cool 2
Tailwind HGSS —% 30 Flying Status Smart 2
Twister HGSSPt 40 100% 20 Dragon Special Cool 3
Zen Headbutt HGSSPt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Beauty 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Tough 1 4 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Tough 6 0 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Tough 2 0 ♥
Fury Cutter E 10 95% 20 Bug Cool 3 0 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Cute 2 1 ♥
Rock Slide FRLGE 75 90% 10 Rock Tough 1 3 ♥
Rollout E 30 90% 20 Rock Tough 3 0 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
Swift E 60 —% 20 Normal Cool 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites


Mega Evolution Sprites

MSalamence ORAS.gif
Front
MSalamence Back ORAS.gif
Back
MSalamence Shiny ORAS.gif
Front (Shiny)
MSalamence Back Shiny ORAS.gif
Back (Shiny)

Appearances

Anime

Drake Salamence.png

Salamence first appeared in anime in Jirachi: Wish Maker where it was used by Butler. Drake also had a Salamence. J's Salamence appeared in Mutiny In The Bounty!.

Trivia

  • Salamence is one of five Pokémon that can naturally learn a HM move.
  • In Pokémon GO, Salamence is one of the few Pokémon that can have a CP of 3000 or more that is not a Mythical or Legendary.

Origin

Salamence is based on dragons and possibly salamanders. Its coloration and wing shape may be inspired by the character Devilman, a superhero from the 70s.

Etymology

Salamence is a combination of the words "salamander" and "menace".

Gallery

See also

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