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 0.9 m (2′11″)
Weight 22.0 kg (48.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Blaze
Iron Fist (hidden ability)
Local № 005 (Diamond/Pearl)
005 (Platinum)
005 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
062 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

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

Breeding

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

Monferno changes

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.
Brilliant Diamond To intimidate attackers, it expands the fire on its tail to make itself appear bigger.
Shining Pearl It uses ceilings and walls to launch aerial attacks. Its fiery tail is but one of its weapons.
Legends: Arceus The deeper the blue on its face, the more powerful it will grow to become. It leaps about every which way and lands powerful blows against its opponents with the flame on its tail.

Moves learned by Monferno

Moves learnt by level up

Monferno learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
1FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Mach PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
7EmberFireSpecial 40 100
9TauntDarkStatus 100
12Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
16Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
19Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100
26FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
29TormentDarkStatus 100
36Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
39Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
46AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100
49Slack OffNormalStatus
56Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Monferno learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Mach PunchFightingPhysical 40 100

Egg moves

Monferno learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Monferno egg moves page.

Moves learnt by TM

Monferno is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Monferno learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6EmberFireSpecial 40 100
11SwiftNormalSpecial 60
16Mach PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
18Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100
25Nasty PlotDarkStatus
34FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
43Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Monferno can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Monferno sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Monferno  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Monferno  sprite from Black & White Monferno  sprite from X & Y Monferno  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Monferno Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Monferno Shiny sprite from Black & White Monferno Shiny sprite from X & Y Monferno Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Evolve Chimchar
Legends: Arceus Ramanas Island

Answers to Monferno questions

Other languages

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

Name origin

monkey
a species of primate
inferno
a raging fire