Heat Wave (TM118) is a Fire-type special ability in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet that players can use to deal significant damage to their opponent. At the same time, having an additional 10% chance to apply burn status to them. Keep reading as we discuss how to get Heat Wave (TM118) in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

How to Get Heat Wave (TM118) in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, you can get the Heat Wave (TM118) by defeating Team Star Fairy Crew led by an NPC named Ortega. You will find their base right past the North Province (Area Three) in the Paldea region.  

Alternatively, you will also find a Heat Wave (TM118) in the West Province (Area Two), near the Ominous Stake, which is hard to miss. We have shared a map screenshot pointing to the exact location of the said item. 

Screengrab Via Map Genie

The second Heat Wave (TM118) is found on a small island southeast of West Province (Area Two). Use the below map screenshot to navigate the marked location, and you will find a Heat Wave (TM118). 

Screengrab Via Map Genie

The third and final Heat Wave (TM118) is found on top of the rocky mountain in the Asado Desert area.  

Screengrab Via Map Genie

After you get the Heat Wave (TM118), it will automatically get unlocked at the TM Machines found around Paldea. You can use it to craft as many copies of Heat Wave as you want. Just keep these crafting items handy:

  • 5x Growlithe Fur
  • 3x Torkoal Coal
  • 3x Larvesta Fuzz
  • 10,000x League Points

That is it. That concludes our guide on how to get Heat Wave (TM118) in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are currently available on the Nintendo Switch platform. 

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