Combusken

Combusken is a Fire/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Young Fowl Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 256
Type Fire Fighting
Species Young Fowl Pokémon
Height 0.9 m (2′11″)
Weight 19.5 kg (43.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Blaze
Speed Boost (hidden ability)
Local № 005 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
005 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 60
112 240
Speed 55
103 229
Total 405 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Combusken.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Combusken changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby COMBUSKEN toughens up its legs and thighs by running through fields and mountains. This POKéMON’s legs possess both speed and power, enabling it to dole out ten kicks in one second.
Sapphire COMBUSKEN battles with the intensely hot flames it spews from its beak and with outstandingly destructive kicks. This POKéMON’s cry is very loud and distracting.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It boosts its concentration by emitting harsh cries. Its kicks have outstanding destructive power.
Emerald It lashes out with 10 kicks per second. Its strong fighting instinct compels it to keep up its offensive until the opponent gives up.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its kicking mastery lets it loose 10 kicks per second. It emits sharp cries to intimidate foes.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
During a battle, the hot flame in its body increases. Its kicks have outstanding destructive power.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its kicking mastery lets it loose 10 kicks per second. It emits sharp cries to intimidate foes.
X Its kicking mastery lets it loose 10 kicks per second. It emits sharp cries to intimidate foes.
Y During a battle, the hot flame in its body increases. Its kicks have outstanding destructive power.
Omega Ruby Combusken toughens up its legs and thighs by running through fields and mountains. This Pokémon’s legs possess both speed and power, enabling it to dole out 10 kicks in one second.
Alpha Sapphire Combusken battles with the intensely hot flames it spews from its beak and with outstandingly destructive kicks. This Pokémon’s cry is very loud and distracting.

Moves learned by Combusken

Moves learnt by level up

Combusken learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
1FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
9Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
12DetectFightingStatus
15Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
20Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
25SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
30BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
35Focus EnergyNormalStatus
40Blaze KickFirePhysical 85 90
45Bulk UpFightingStatus
50ReversalFightingPhysical 100
55Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Combusken learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100

Egg moves

Combusken does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

Combusken can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFightingStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Combusken is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Combusken is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Combusken learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
5EmberFireSpecial 40 100
10Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
14PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
20Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
25Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
31Bulk UpFightingStatus
36Focus EnergyNormalStatus
42SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
47Mirror MoveFlyingStatus
53Sky UppercutFightingPhysical 85 90
58Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Combusken learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100

Egg moves

Combusken learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Combusken egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
CurseGhostStatus
EndureNormalStatus
Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Combusken can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
DefogFlyingStatus
Dual ChopDragonPhysical 40 90
Fire PledgeFireSpecial 80 100
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Helping HandNormalStatus
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Combusken. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85 Level up
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100 Level up
FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Combusken is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Combusken can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Combusken sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Combusken  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Combusken  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Combusken  sprite from Black & White Combusken  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Combusken Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Combusken Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Combusken Shiny sprite from Black & White Combusken Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Combusken

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Torchic
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Torchic
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Torchic
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Torchic
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 8
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Combusken
Japanese ワカシャモ (Wakasyamo)
German Jungglut
French Galifeu

Name origin

combustion
state where something bursts into flames
chicken
a species of bird