Flame Charge (move)

Move data

Type Fire
Category   Physical
Power 50
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 5

Technical/Hidden Machine

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
TM43
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
TM43
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
TM43

Effects

Flame Charge deals damage and raises the user's Speed by one stage.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Firium Z and uses its Z-Power, Flame Charge turns into Inferno Overdrive and has base power 100.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Flame Charge
Japanese ニトロチャージ (Nitro Charge)
German Nitroladung
French Nitrocharge
Italian Nitrocarica
Spanish Nitrocarga

Game descriptions

Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user cloaks itself with flame and attacks. Building up more power, it raises the user’s Speed stat.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Cloaking itself in flame, the user attacks. Then, building up more power, the user raises its Speed stat.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Cloaking itself in flame, the user attacks. Then, building up more power, the user raises its Speed stat.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Flame Charge 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.

Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Level 21
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 21
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 28
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Level 35
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 35
Combusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
Level 20
Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Level 20
Victini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
Level 25
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Level 15
Pignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 15
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 15
Blitzle
#522 / Electric
Level 18
Zebstrika
#523 / Electric
Level 18
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 30
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Level 18
Fennekin
#653 / Fire
Level 14
Braixen
#654 / Fire
Level 14
Delphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Level 14
Fletchling
#661 / Normal · Flying
Level 34
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 38
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 39
Volcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
Level 15

Learnt by TM

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Magmar
#126 / Fire
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Slugma
#218 / Fire
Magcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Houndour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Houndoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Magby
#240 / Fire
Entei
#244 / Fire
Ho-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
Numel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Heatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
Tepig
#498 / Fire
Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Genesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
Litleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Pyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Litten
#725 / Fire