Monferno

Monferno is a Fire/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Playful Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 391
Type Fire Fighting
Species Playful Pokémon
Height 2′11″ (0.9 m)
Weight 48.5 lbs (22.0 kg)
Abilities Blaze
Iron Fist (hidden ability)
Local № 005 (Diamond/Pearl)
005 (Platinum)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack, 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Human-Like
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 64
238 332
Attack 78
144 280
Defense 52
98 223
Sp. Atk 78
144 280
Sp. Def 52
98 223
Speed 81
150 287
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 Monferno.

Evolution chart

(Level 14) (Level 36)

Pokédex entries

Diamond To intimidate attackers, it stretches the fire on its tail to make itself appear bigger.
Pearl It uses ceilings and walls to launch aerial attacks. Its fiery tail is but one weapon.
Platinum It skillfully controls the intensity of the fire on its tail to keep its foes at an ideal distance.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
A bigger fire on its tail and a brighter blue pattern on its face means its rank in its pack is higher.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It skillfully controls the intensity of the fire on its tail to keep its foes at an ideal distance.
X
Omega Ruby
It skillfully controls the intensity of the fire on its tail to keep its foes at an ideal distance.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It uses ceilings and walls to launch aerial attacks. Its fiery tail is but one weapon.

Moves learned by Monferno

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFire 40 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Mach PunchFighting 40 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
7EmberFire 40 100
9TauntDark 100
16Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
19Flame WheelFire 60 100
26FeintNormal 30 100
29TormentDark 100
36Close CombatFighting 120 100
39Fire SpinFire 35 85
46AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
49Slack OffNormal
56Flare BlitzFire 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Mach PunchFighting 40 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FacadeNormal 70 100 Level up
FlamethrowerFire 90 100 Level up
Nasty PlotDark Level up
UproarNormal 90 100 Move tutor

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Monferno 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFire 40 100
1LeerNormal 100
1Mach PunchFighting 40 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
7EmberFire 40 100
9TauntDark 100
16Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
19Flame WheelFire 60 100
26FeintNormal 30 100
29TormentDark 100
36Close CombatFighting 120 100
39Fire SpinFire 35 85
46AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
49Slack OffNormal
56Flare BlitzFire 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Mach PunchFighting 40 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fire PledgeFire 80 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FacadeNormal 70 100 Level up
FlamethrowerFire 90 100 Level up
Nasty PlotDark Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Monferno sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Monferno  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Monferno  sprite from Black & White Monferno  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Monferno Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Monferno Shiny sprite from Black & White Monferno Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Monferno

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Chimchar
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Chimchar
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 11

Answers to Monferno questions

Other languages

English Monferno
Japanese モウカザル (Moukazaru)
German Panpyro
French Chimpenfeu

Name origin

monkey
a species of primate
inferno
a raging fire