Flame Burst (move)

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Flame Burst
Japanese はじけるほのお (Hajikeru Honō)
German Funkenflug
French Rebondifeu
Italian Pirolancio
Spanish Pirotecnia

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 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 28
Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 28
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Level 22
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Level 27
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 27
Magby
#240 / Fire
Level 22
Torchic
#255 / Fire
Level 28
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
Salandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Level 24
Salazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Level 24
Blacephalon
#806 / Fire · Ghost
Level 17

Learnt by breeding

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