Flamethrower (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Special Special
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM35
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM35
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM35
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM35

Effects

Flamethrower deals damage and has a 10% chance of burning the target.

Fire type Pokémon, those with the ability Water Veil or those behind a Substitute cannot be burned.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Flamethrower has base power 95.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack that may inflict a burn.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A powerful fire attack that may inflict a burn.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is scorched with intense flames. The foe may suffer a burn.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is scorched with an intense blast of fire. The target may also be left with a burn.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. It may also leave the target with a burn.
X/Y The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Flamethrower 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 37
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Level 43
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 47
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 34
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Level 1
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 34
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Level 49
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 36
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 40
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Level 46
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 48
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Level 50
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 59
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Level 44
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Level 50
Magby
#240 / Fire
Level 40
Entei
#244 / Fire
Level 36
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Level 43
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 43
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 28
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 47
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 34
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Level 49
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Level 33
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 39
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 43
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 47
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Level 22
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Level 35
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Level 41
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Level 42
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Level 36
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Level 38

Learnt by TM

Charmander
#004 / Fire
Charmeleon
#005 / Fire
Charizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Nidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
Nidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
Clefairy
#035 / Fairy
Clefable
#036 / Fairy
Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Jigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Arcanine
#059 / Fire
Machop
#066 / Fighting
Machoke
#067 / Fighting
Machamp
#068 / Fighting
Geodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Graveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Golem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Grimer
#088 / Poison
Muk
#089 / Poison
Cubone
#104 / Ground
Marowak
#105 / Ground
Lickitung
#108 / Normal
Koffing
#109 / Poison
Weezing
#110 / Poison
Rhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
Rhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
Chansey
#113 / Normal
Kangaskhan
#115 / Normal
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Tauros
#128 / Normal
Gyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
Flareon
#136 / Fire
Aerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
Snorlax
#143 / Normal
Moltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Dratini
#147 / Dragon
Dragonair
#148 / Dragon
Dragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
Mewtwo
#150 / Psychic
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Sentret
#161 / Normal
Furret
#162 / Normal
Cleffa
#173 / Fairy
Igglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
Togepi
#175 / Fairy
Togetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Dunsparce
#206 / Normal
Snubbull
#209 / Fairy
Granbull
#210 / Fairy
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Remoraid
#223 / Water
Octillery
#224 / Water
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Magby
#240 / Fire
Blissey
#242 / Normal
Entei
#244 / Fire
Tyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Slakoth
#287 / Normal
Vigoroth
#288 / Normal
Slaking
#289 / Normal
Whismur
#293 / Normal
Loudred
#294 / Normal
Exploud
#295 / Normal
Mawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
Aggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
Electrike
#309 / Electric
Manectric
#310 / Electric
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Camerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Flygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
Altaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
Zangoose
#335 / Normal
Seviper
#336 / Poison
Solrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
Castform
#351 / Normal
Kecleon
#352 / Normal
Absol
#359 / Dark
Bagon
#371 / Dragon
Shelgon
#372 / Dragon
Salamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Groudon
#383 / Ground
Rayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Cranidos
#408 / Rock
Rampardos
#409 / Rock
Shieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
Bastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
Stunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
Skuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Happiny
#440 / Normal
Gible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
Gabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
Garchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
Munchlax
#446 / Normal
Lickilicky
#463 / Normal
Rhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
Electivire
#466 / Electric
Magmortar
#467 / Fire
Togekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
Azelf
#482 / Psychic
Dialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
Palkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Arceus
#493 / Normal
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Pansear
#513 / Fire
Simisear
#514 / Fire
Audino
#531 / Normal
Darumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Zoroark
#571 / Dark
Eelektross
#604 / Electric
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Chandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
Druddigon
#621 / Dragon
Heatmor
#631 / Fire
Hydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Swirlix
#684 / Fairy
Slurpuff
#685 / Fairy
Inkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
Malamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
Goodra
#706 / Dragon
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Noivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water