Fire Spin (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Special Special
Power 35
Accuracy 85
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 1

Effects

Fire Spin inflicts damage on the first turn then traps the opponent, causing them to lose 116 of their maximum HP after each turn, for 4-5 turns. If the user holds a Grip Claw then it is always 5 turns.

Changes

In Generations 1-4, Fire Spin has a base power of 15 and 70% accuracy. Its after-effects last for 2-5 turns instead of 4-5.

In Generation 1, Fire Spin simply inflicts its base power damage for 2-5 turns. While in effect, the target is unable to attack.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
Traps foe in fire for 2-5 turns.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Traps the foe in a ring of fire for 2 to 5 turns.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is trapped in an intense spiral of fire that rages two to five turns.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe becomes trapped within a fierce vortex of fire that rages for two to five turns.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target becomes trapped within a fierce vortex of fire that rages for four to five turns.
X/Y The target becomes trapped within a fierce vortex of fire that rages for four to five turns.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Fire Spin 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 43
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Level 50
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 56
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 12
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Level 25
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 25
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Level 15
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Level 25
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 8
Magby
#240 / Fire
Level 15
Entei
#244 / Fire
Level 22
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Level 25
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 17
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Level 9
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 33
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Level 39
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Level 42
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Level 15
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 1
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Level 57
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 7
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 7
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 16
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 30
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Level 20
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Level 22
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Level 22

Learnt by breeding

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

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Field
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Field
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Field
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Field
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Field
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Field
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Field
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Field