Flamethrower (move)

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Move data

Type Fire
Category Special
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 15  (max. 24)
Introduced Generation 1

Technical/Hidden Machine

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
TM35
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
TM35
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
TM35
X/Y
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
TM35
Sun/Moon TM35

Effects

Flamethrower 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.

Changes

In Generations 1-5, Flamethrower has base power 95.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Firium Z and uses its Z-Power, Flamethrower turns into Inferno Overdrive and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

Gold/Silver
Crystal
An attack that may inflict a burn.
Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
A powerful fire attack that may inflict a burn.
FireRed/LeafGreen The foe is scorched with intense flames. The foe may suffer a burn.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The foe is scorched with an intense blast of fire. The target may also be left with a burn.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. It may also leave the target with a burn.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Sun/Moon The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Flamethrower 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.

CharmanderCharmander
#004 / Fire
Level 37
CharmeleonCharmeleon
#005 / Fire
Level 43
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
Level 47
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 36
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
Level 1
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
Level 34
MagmarMagmar
#126 / Fire
Level 49
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
Level 36
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
Level 40
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
Level 46
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
Level 48
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
Level 48
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
Level 54
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
Level 44
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
Level 50
MagbyMagby
#240 / Fire
Level 40
EnteiEntei
#244 / Fire
Level 36
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
Level 46
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
Level 43
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
Level 34
BagonBagon
#371 / Dragon
Level 44
ShelgonShelgon
#372 / Dragon
Level 49
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
Level 49
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 47
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
Level 1
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
Level 49
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
Level 33
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
Level 39
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Level 43
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
Level 50
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Level 22
FennekinFennekin
#653 / Fire
Level 35
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
Level 41
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
Level 45
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
Level 36
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
Level 38
LittenLitten
#725 / Fire
Level 36
TorracatTorracat
#726 / Fire
Level 42
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
Level 44
SalanditSalandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
Level 40
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
Level 44
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
Level 29

Learnt by TM

CharmanderCharmander
#004 / Fire
CharmeleonCharmeleon
#005 / Fire
CharizardCharizard
#006 / Fire · Flying
NidoqueenNidoqueen
#031 / Poison · Ground
NidokingNidoking
#034 / Poison · Ground
ClefairyClefairy
#035 / Fairy
ClefableClefable
#036 / Fairy
VulpixVulpix
#037 / Fire
NinetalesNinetales
#038 / Fire
JigglypuffJigglypuff
#039 / Normal · Fairy
WigglytuffWigglytuff
#040 / Normal · Fairy
GrowlitheGrowlithe
#058 / Fire
ArcanineArcanine
#059 / Fire
MachopMachop
#066 / Fighting
MachokeMachoke
#067 / Fighting
MachampMachamp
#068 / Fighting
GeodudeGeodude
#074 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GeodudeGeodude
Alolan Geodude
#074 / Rock · Electric
GravelerGraveler
#075 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GravelerGraveler
Alolan Graveler
#075 / Rock · Electric
GolemGolem
#076 / Rock · Ground
Alolan GolemGolem
Alolan Golem
#076 / Rock · Electric
PonytaPonyta
#077 / Fire
RapidashRapidash
#078 / Fire
SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
GrimerGrimer
#088 / Poison
Alolan GrimerGrimer
Alolan Grimer
#088 / Poison · Dark
MukMuk
#089 / Poison
Alolan MukMuk
Alolan Muk
#089 / Poison · Dark
Alolan ExeggutorExeggutor
Alolan Exeggutor
#103 / Grass · Dragon
CuboneCubone
#104 / Ground
MarowakMarowak
#105 / Ground
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
LickitungLickitung
#108 / Normal
KoffingKoffing
#109 / Poison
WeezingWeezing
#110 / Poison
RhyhornRhyhorn
#111 / Ground · Rock
RhydonRhydon
#112 / Ground · Rock
ChanseyChansey
#113 / Normal
KangaskhanKangaskhan
#115 / Normal
MagmarMagmar
#126 / Fire
TaurosTauros
#128 / Normal
GyaradosGyarados
#130 / Water · Flying
FlareonFlareon
#136 / Fire
AerodactylAerodactyl
#142 / Rock · Flying
SnorlaxSnorlax
#143 / Normal
MoltresMoltres
#146 / Fire · Flying
DratiniDratini
#147 / Dragon
DragonairDragonair
#148 / Dragon
DragoniteDragonite
#149 / Dragon · Flying
MewtwoMewtwo
#150 / Psychic
MewMew
#151 / Psychic
CyndaquilCyndaquil
#155 / Fire
QuilavaQuilava
#156 / Fire
TyphlosionTyphlosion
#157 / Fire
SentretSentret
#161 / Normal
FurretFurret
#162 / Normal
CleffaCleffa
#173 / Fairy
IgglybuffIgglybuff
#174 / Normal · Fairy
TogepiTogepi
#175 / Fairy
TogeticTogetic
#176 / Fairy · Flying
SlowkingSlowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
DunsparceDunsparce
#206 / Normal
SnubbullSnubbull
#209 / Fairy
GranbullGranbull
#210 / Fairy
SlugmaSlugma
#218 / Fire
MagcargoMagcargo
#219 / Fire · Rock
RemoraidRemoraid
#223 / Water
OctilleryOctillery
#224 / Water
HoundourHoundour
#228 / Dark · Fire
HoundoomHoundoom
#229 / Dark · Fire
MagbyMagby
#240 / Fire
BlisseyBlissey
#242 / Normal
EnteiEntei
#244 / Fire
TyranitarTyranitar
#248 / Rock · Dark
Ho-ohHo-oh
#250 / Fire · Flying
TorchicTorchic
#255 / Fire
CombuskenCombusken
#256 / Fire · Fighting
BlazikenBlaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
VigorothVigoroth
#288 / Normal
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
WhismurWhismur
#293 / Normal
LoudredLoudred
#294 / Normal
ExploudExploud
#295 / Normal
MawileMawile
#303 / Steel · Fairy
AggronAggron
#306 / Steel · Rock
ElectrikeElectrike
#309 / Electric
ManectricManectric
#310 / Electric
NumelNumel
#322 / Fire · Ground
CameruptCamerupt
#323 / Fire · Ground
TorkoalTorkoal
#324 / Fire
FlygonFlygon
#330 / Ground · Dragon
AltariaAltaria
#334 / Dragon · Flying
ZangooseZangoose
#335 / Normal
SeviperSeviper
#336 / Poison
SolrockSolrock
#338 / Rock · Psychic
CastformCastform
#351 / Normal
KecleonKecleon
#352 / Normal
AbsolAbsol
#359 / Dark
BagonBagon
#371 / Dragon
ShelgonShelgon
#372 / Dragon
SalamenceSalamence
#373 / Dragon · Flying
GroudonGroudon
#383 / Ground
RayquazaRayquaza
#384 / Dragon · Flying
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
InfernapeInfernape
#392 / Fire · Fighting
CranidosCranidos
#408 / Rock
RampardosRampardos
#409 / Rock
ShieldonShieldon
#410 / Rock · Steel
BastiodonBastiodon
#411 / Rock · Steel
StunkyStunky
#434 / Poison · Dark
SkuntankSkuntank
#435 / Poison · Dark
HappinyHappiny
#440 / Normal
GibleGible
#443 / Dragon · Ground
GabiteGabite
#444 / Dragon · Ground
GarchompGarchomp
#445 / Dragon · Ground
MunchlaxMunchlax
#446 / Normal
LickilickyLickilicky
#463 / Normal
RhyperiorRhyperior
#464 / Ground · Rock
ElectivireElectivire
#466 / Electric
MagmortarMagmortar
#467 / Fire
TogekissTogekiss
#468 / Fairy · Flying
AzelfAzelf
#482 / Psychic
DialgaDialga
#483 / Steel · Dragon
PalkiaPalkia
#484 / Water · Dragon
HeatranHeatran
#485 / Fire · Steel
ArceusArceus
#493 / Normal
VictiniVictini
#494 / Psychic · Fire
TepigTepig
#498 / Fire
PignitePignite
#499 / Fire · Fighting
EmboarEmboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
WatchogWatchog
#505 / Normal
PansearPansear
#513 / Fire
SimisearSimisear
#514 / Fire
AudinoAudino
#531 / Normal
DarumakaDarumaka
#554 / Fire
Darmanitan (Standard Mode)Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
ZoroarkZoroark
#571 / Dark
EelektrossEelektross
#604 / Electric
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
DruddigonDruddigon
#621 / Dragon
HeatmorHeatmor
#631 / Fire
HydreigonHydreigon
#635 / Dark · Dragon
LarvestaLarvesta
#636 / Bug · Fire
VolcaronaVolcarona
#637 / Bug · Fire
ReshiramReshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
GenesectGenesect
#649 / Bug · Steel
FennekinFennekin
#653 / Fire
BraixenBraixen
#654 / Fire
DelphoxDelphox
#655 / Fire · Psychic
FletchinderFletchinder
#662 / Fire · Flying
TalonflameTalonflame
#663 / Fire · Flying
LitleoLitleo
#667 / Fire · Normal
PyroarPyroar
#668 / Fire · Normal
SwirlixSwirlix
#684 / Fairy
SlurpuffSlurpuff
#685 / Fairy
InkayInkay
#686 / Dark · Psychic
MalamarMalamar
#687 / Dark · Psychic
GoodraGoodra
#706 / Dragon
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
NoivernNoivern
#715 / Flying · Dragon
VolcanionVolcanion
#721 / Fire · Water
LittenLitten
#725 / Fire
TorracatTorracat
#726 / Fire
IncineroarIncineroar
#727 / Fire · Dark
SalanditSalandit
#757 / Poison · Fire
SalazzleSalazzle
#758 / Poison · Fire
SilvallySilvally
#773 / Normal
TurtonatorTurtonator
#776 / Fire · Dragon
DrampaDrampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Kommo-oKommo-o
#784 / Dragon · Fighting
SolgaleoSolgaleo
#791 / Psychic · Steel
CelesteelaCelesteela
#797 / Steel · Flying
GuzzlordGuzzlord
#799 / Dark · Dragon