Pignite

Pignite is a Fire/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Fire Pig Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 499
Type Fire Fighting
Species Fire Pig Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 55.5 kg (122.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Blaze
Thick Fat (hidden ability)
Local № 005 (Black/White)
005 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 146
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 90
290 384
Attack 93
171 313
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 55
103 229
Total 418 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 Pignite.

Evolution chart

#498
Tepig
Fire
(Level 17) (Level 36)

Pignite changes

Pokédex entries

Black When its internal fire flares up, its movements grow sharper and faster. When in trouble, it emits smoke.
White Whatever it eats becomes fuel for the flame in its stomach. When it is angered, the intensity of the flame increases.
Black 2
White 2
The more it eats, the more fuel it has to make the fire in its stomach stronger. This fills it with even more power.
X
Omega Ruby
The more it eats, the more fuel it has to make the fire in its stomach stronger. This fills it with even more power.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When its internal fire flares up, its movements grow sharper and faster. When in trouble, it emits smoke.

Moves learned by Pignite

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Arm ThrustFightingPhysical 15 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1Odor SleuthNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
3Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7EmberFireSpecial 40 100
9Odor SleuthNormalStatus
13Defense CurlNormalStatus
15Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
20SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
23RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
28Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
31Heat CrashFirePhysical 100
36AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
39FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
44Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80
47RoarNormalStatus
52Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Arm ThrustFightingPhysical 15 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Burn UpFireSpecial 130 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CurseGhostStatus
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
YawnNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Pignite 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
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
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Arm ThrustFightingPhysical 15 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1Odor SleuthNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
3Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7EmberFireSpecial 40 100
9Odor SleuthNormalStatus
13Defense CurlNormalStatus
15Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
20SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
23RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
28Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
31Heat CrashFirePhysical 100
36AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
39FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
44Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80
47RoarNormalStatus
52Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Arm ThrustFightingPhysical 15 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CurseGhostStatus
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
YawnNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fire PledgeFireSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Pignite 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
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
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Pignite sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Pignite  sprite from Black & White Pignite  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Pignite Shiny sprite from Black & White Pignite Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Pignite

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Tepig
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Tepig
Sun
Moon
Evolve Tepig
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Answers to Pignite questions

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Pignite
Japanese チャオブー (Chaoboo)
German Ferkokel
French Grotichon

Name origin

pig
farmyard animal
ignite
to bring flame to