Flame Charge (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

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.
Sword​/​Shield Cloaking itself in flame, the user attacks the target. 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Level 15
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 15
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 6
Volcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 1
Fletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
Talonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
Level 1
Scorbunny
#813 / Fire
Level 17
Raboot
#814 / Fire
Level 19
Cinderace
#815 / Fire
Level 19
Carkol
#838 / Rock · Fire
Level 1
Coalossal
#839 / Rock · Fire
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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