Eruption (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Special Special
Power 150
Accuracy 100
PP 5  (max. 8)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Eruption inflicts more damage when the user's HP is higher. At full HP its base power is 150 and it decreases in proportion - i.e. the power is:

150 × CurrentHP ÷ MaxHP

Eruption is a counterpart move to Water Spout. It is also similar to Crush Grip and Wring Out, based on the user rather than the opponent.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets all adjacent foes.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
The higher the user’s HP, the more damage caused.
FireRed/LeafGreen The higher the user’s HP, the more powerful this attack becomes.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user attacks in an explosive fury. The lower the user’s HP, the less powerful this attack becomes.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks the opposing team with explosive fury. The lower the user’s HP, the less powerful this attack becomes.
X/Y The user attacks opposing Pokémon with explosive fury. The lower the user’s HP, the lower the move’s power.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Eruption at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon X & Y and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 58
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Level 68
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 1
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 74
Entei
#244 / Fire
Level 1
Entei
#244 / Fire
Level 85
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 1
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 52
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Level 50

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Eruption as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Field