Flame Wheel (move)

Move data

Type Fire
Category   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 Pokémon 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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Flame Wheel
Japanese かえんぐるま (Kaen Guruma)
German Flammenrad
French Roue de Feu
Italian Ruotafuoco
Spanish Rueda Fuego

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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Growlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 17
Ponyta
#077 / Fire
Level 13
Rapidash
#078 / Fire
Level 13
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 1
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Level 11
Cyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 19
Quilava
#156 / Fire
Level 20
Typhlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 20
Torkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 18
Chimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 17
Monferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Level 19
Infernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
Level 19
Larvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
Level 60
Volcarona
#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.

Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field