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2 years ago#1
i wouldn't call it broken but it's a top tier move along with stuff like sr, spikes, spore
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2 years ago#2
It unfreezes you AND burns?! Like... what, three or four fire moves?? ZOMG OP
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2 years ago#3
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2 years ago#4
I don't have a problem with it, however I have to admit it's weird explaining to someone why it has a higher burn rate than, say, most Fire moves.

Granted, steam can really frickin' burn. But so does, you know, a literal jet of fire hitting you.
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2 years ago#5
That's a good point... although, maybe it's because the burning water stays on you, whereas the fire just sorta hits you and its concussive force blows the fire out.
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2 years ago#6
Scald's not that great IMO. All that's special about it is that it burnz.
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2 years ago#7
^It also unfreezes you, and not your enemy.
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2 years ago#8
Faust_8 posted...
I don't have a problem with it, however I have to admit it's weird explaining to someone why it has a higher burn rate than, say, most Fire moves.

Granted, steam can really frickin' burn. But so does, you know, a literal jet of fire hitting you.


Maybe the fire emitted by pokémon is similar to Cyclops' eye blast...
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2 years ago#9
Thepenguinking2 posted...
Scald's not that great IMO. All that's special about it is that it burnz.

This makes it great for those tanky water types. A STAB water move that has a chance of making my opponent's attack suck (and deal continuous damage to them)? Hell yeah!
2 years ago#10
Thepenguinking2 posted...
Scald's not that great IMO. All that's special about it is that it burnz.


Well, that's exactly the point. It also unfreezes you and has a higher burn rate than a lot of fire moves (like what people before have said)
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