Flame Wheel (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Physical  Physical
Power 60
Accuracy 100
PP 25  (max. 40)
Introduced Generation 2

Effects

Flame Wheel 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.

If the user is frozen, Flame Wheel can be used and will thaw out the Pokemon before attacking.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Firium Z and uses its Z-Power, Flame Wheel turns into Inferno Overdrive and has base power 120.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack that may cause a burn.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A fiery charge attack that may inflict a burn.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user makes a fiery charge at the foe. It may cause a burn.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the foe. It may also leave the target with a burn.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the target. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Flame Wheel at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 17
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
Level 13
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 13
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 1
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 11
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 19
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
Level 20
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 20
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 18
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 17
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Level 19
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Level 19
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 60
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
Level 1

Learnt by breeding

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

RattataRattata
#019 / Normal
Field
RaticateRaticate
#020 / Normal
Field
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
Field
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
Field
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Field
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field