Flame Burst (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category 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:

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Firium Z and uses its Z-Power, Flame Burst turns into Inferno Overdrive and has base power 140.

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
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user attacks the target with a bursting flame. The bursting flame damages Pokémon next to the target as well.
Sun/Moon 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 Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

CharmanderCharmander
#004 / Fire
Level 28
CharmeleonCharmeleon
#005 / Fire
Level 32
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 32
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 28
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 28
MagmarMagmar
#126 / Fire
Level 22
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
Level 27
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 27
MagbyMagby
#240 / Fire
Level 22
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
Level 28
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 15
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Level 15
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
Level 22
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 41
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
Level 22
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
Level 1
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Level 20
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Level 20
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Level 1
HeatmorHeatmor
#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.

CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Field
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
Field
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
Field
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
Field
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Field
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Field
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
Field
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
Field
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
Field
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Field
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Field