Flame Burst (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Special Special
Power 70
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 5

Effects

Flame Burst deals damage and will also cause splash damage to any Pokémon adjacent to the target (including the user if Flame Burst is targeted at an ally).

The splash damage caused to a Pokémon is 116 of its maximum HP. It is typeless and not counted as regular damage but treated similarly to weather damage, which means that:

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user attacks the target with a bursting flame. The bursting flame damages Pokémon next to the target as well.
X/Y The user attacks the target with a bursting flame. The bursting flame damages Pokémon next to the target as well.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Flame Burst 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 28
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Level 32
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 32
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 23
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 28
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Level 22
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Level 23
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 23
Magby
#240 / Fire
Level 22
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 15
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 15
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Level 22
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 41
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Level 22
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Level 1
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 20
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 20
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 31

Learnt by breeding

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

Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Field
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Field
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Field
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Field
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Field
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Field
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Field
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Field
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Field
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Field