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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.

Natural abilities

Salamence can learn Dragon Claw, Flamethrower, and Dragon Tail. Salamence can also intimidate foes by lowering their Attack power.

Evolution

The first stage of Salamence's evolution is Bagon, which evolves into Shelgon, which evolves 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/Sapphire Evolve Shelgon None
Emerald Evolve Shelgon None
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Evolve Shelgon None
Platinum Evolve Shelgon None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Shelgon None
Black/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: Anyone standing in its path gets sliced in two, while this Pokèmon continues its flight interruption.


Stats

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

Base 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 Type Tough 6 0 ♥
80XY
1ORAS
Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Fire Fang 65 95% 15 Fire Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 1 3 ♥
N/AXY
1ORAS
Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2 1 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 2 3 ♥
1XY
N/AORAS
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
25XY
4ORAS
Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
10XY
7ORAS
Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2 1 ♥
5XY
10ORAS
Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 2 3 ♥
32XY
13ORAS
Dragon Breath 60 100% 20 Dragon Special Type Cool 2 3 ♥
16XY
17ORAS
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
20XY
21ORAS
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
53XY
25ORAS
Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough 1 4 ♥
61XY
29ORAS
Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
30XY
30ORAS
Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
37XY
35ORAS
Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Clever 4 0 ♥
43XY
42ORAS
Scary Face 100% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
N/AXY
49ORAS
Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
50XY
50ORAS
Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Type Clever 2 0 ♥
70XY
63ORAS
Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type 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 Type Beauty 3
1 Thunder Fang 65 95% 15 Electric Physical Type Smart 3
1 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool 0
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 3
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2
1 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
5 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 3
10 Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 2
16 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
20 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 0
25 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Type Beauty 3
30 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
32 DragonBreath 60 100% 20 Dragon Special Type Cool 2
37 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Beauty 2
43 Scary Face 90% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
50 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Type Smart 1
53 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough 2
61 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Type Cool 2
70 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type 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 Type Cool 3 0 ♥
1 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Type Tough 1 3 ♥
1 Leer 100% 30 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
1 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 3 ♥
5 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Type Tough 1 3 ♥
9 Leer 100% 30 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
17 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 3 ♥
21 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Type Cool 1 3 ♥
25 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
30 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
38 DragonBreath 60 100% 20 Dragon Type Cool 1 3 ♥
47 Scary Face 90% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
50 Fly 70 95% 15 Flying Type Smart 1 0 ♥
61 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Type Tough 1 4 ♥
79 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Type Cool 2 1 ♥
93 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Type 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 Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM02 Dragon Claw 80 100% 15 Dragon Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 1 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 2 ♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 2 2 ♥
TM82 Dragon Tail 60 90% 10 Dragon Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Type Clever 2 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type 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 Type Cool 2
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty 2
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 2
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 3
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical Type Smart 2
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Type Cool 3
TM51 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Cool 0
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM59 Dragon Pulse 90 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Smart 2
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical Type Cute 2
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 2
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical Type Tough 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 3
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Type Smart 1
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
HM05DPPt Defog —% 15 Flying Status Type Beauty 2
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type 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 Type Cool 2 1 ♥
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Type Cool 1 4 ♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Type Tough 1 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Type Cool 1 4 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM47 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Type Cool 2 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Type Cool 2 1 ♥
HM02 Fly 70 95% 15 Flying Type Smart 1 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Type 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 Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Draco Meteor XYORAS 130 90% 5 Dragon Special Type Beautiful 6 0 ♥
Dragon Pulse ORAS 85 100% 10 Dragon Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Heat Wave ORAS 95 90% 10 Fire Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
Hyper Voice ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 2 2 ♥
Iron Tail ORAS 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Outrage ORAS 120 100% 10 Dragon Physical Type Cool 6 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Tailwind ORAS —% 15 Flying Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Zen Headbutt ORAS 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type 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 Type Cool 3
Aqua Tail HGSSPt 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Cute 3
Draco Meteor  140 90% 5 Dragon Special Type Smart 2
Fury Cutter HGSSPt 10 95% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 2
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Heat Wave HGSSPt 100 90% 10 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Ominous Wind HGSSPt 60 100% 5 Ghost Special Type Smart 0
Outrage HGSSPt 120 100% 15 Dragon Physical Type Cool 2
Rollout HGSSPt 30 90% 20 Rock Physical Type Tough 2
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Tailwind HGSS —% 30 Flying Status Type Smart 2
Twister HGSSPt 40 100% 20 Dragon Special Type Cool 3
Zen Headbutt HGSSPt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type 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 Type Tough 1 4 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Fury Cutter E 10 95% 20 Bug Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Rock Slide FRLGE 75 90% 10 Rock Type Tough 1 3 ♥
Rollout E 30 90% 20 Rock Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Swift E 60 —% 20 Normal Type 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

Version
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 373 front E 373 front RS 373 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 373 front DP 373 front DP 373 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Salamence BW Salamence BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Salamence XY Salamence XY Salamence Back XY
Salamence Shiny XY Salamence Shiny XY Salamence Back Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Mega Evolution Sprites

MSalamence ORAS
Front
MSalamence Back ORAS
Back
MSalamence Shiny ORAS
Front (Shiny)
MSalamence Back Shiny ORAS
Back (Shiny)

Appearances

Anime

Drake Salamence

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!.

Known trainers With A Salamence

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.

Etymology

  • Salamence seems to be a combination of the words "salamander" and "menace".

Gallery

See also

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