Fire Fang (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Physical Physical
Power 65
Accuracy 95
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 4

Effects

Fire Fang deals damage, has a 10% chance of burning the target and has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Fire type Pokémon, those with the ability Water Veil or those behind a Substitute cannot be burned. Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user bites with flame-cloaked fangs. It may also make the foe flinch or sustain a burn.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user bites with flame-cloaked fangs. It may also make the target flinch or leave it burned.
X/Y The user bites with flame-cloaked fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with a burn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Fire Fang 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.

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Level 25
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Level 28
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 28
Arbok
#024 / Poison
Level 1
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 21
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Level 1
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 20
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Level 1
Steelix
#208 / Steel · Ground
Level 1
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Level 1
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Level 1
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Level 28
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Level 30
Donphan
#232 / Ground
Level 1
Entei
#244 / Fire
Level 50
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Level 1
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Level 1
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Level 1
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 1
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Level 1
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 1
Drapion
#452 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
Gliscor
#472 / Ground · Flying
Level 1
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 17
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Level 1
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Level 11
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Level 11
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Level 1
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Level 23
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Level 23

Learnt by breeding

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

Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Fairy, Field
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Fairy, Field
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Field
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Field
Poochyena
#261 / Dark
Field
Mightyena
#262 / Dark
Field
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Fairy, Field
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Field
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Field
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Dragon
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Dragon
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Dragon
Shinx
#403 / Electric
Field
Luxio
#404 / Electric
Field
Luxray
#405 / Electric
Field
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Field, Monster
Lillipup
#506 / Normal
Field
Herdier
#507 / Normal
Field
Stoutland
#508 / Normal
Field
Sandile
#551 / Ground · Dark
Field
Krokorok
#552 / Ground · Dark
Field
Krookodile
#553 / Ground · Dark
Field
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Deino
#633 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
Zweilous
#634 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Dragon
Tyrunt
#696 / Rock · Dragon
Dragon, Monster
Tyrantrum
#697 / Rock · Dragon
Dragon, Monster