Rapidash

Rapidash is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Fire Horse Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 078
Type Fire
Species Fire Horse Pokémon
Height 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 209.4 lbs (95.0 kg)
Abilities Flash Fire
Run Away
Flame Body (hidden ability)
Local № 078 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
202 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
078 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
091 (Diamond/Pearl)
091 (Platinum)
207 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
Japanese Gyaroppu

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 175
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 80
148 284
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 105
193 339
Total 500 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Name origin

rapid
fast
ash
remains of a fire
dash
move quickly

Rapidash changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Very competitive, this POKéMON will chase anything that moves fast in the hopes of racing it.
Yellow Just loves to run. If it sees something faster than itself, it will give chase at top speed.
Gold At full gallop, its four hooves barely touch the ground because it moves so incredibly fast.
Silver With incredible acceleration, it reaches its top speed of 150 mph after running just ten steps.
Crystal It just loves to gallop. The faster it goes, the longer the swaying flames of its mane will become.
Ruby
Sapphire
RAPIDASH usually can be seen casually cantering in the fields and plains. However, when this POKéMON turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.
FireRed It can gallop at a top speed of 150 miles per hour. It can race as fast as a bullet train while ablaze.
LeafGreen Very competitive, this POKéMON will chase anything that moves fast in the hopes of racing it.
Emerald It usually canters casually in the fields and plains. But once a RAPIDASH turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.
Diamond It gallops at nearly 150 mph. With its mane blazing ferociously, it races as if it were an arrow.
Pearl It has astounding acceleration. From a standstill, it can reach top speed within 10 steps.
Platinum When at an all-out gallop, its blazing mane sparkles, enhancing its beautiful appearance.
HeartGold At full gallop, its four hooves barely touch the ground because it moves so incredibly fast.
SoulSilver With incredible acceleration, it reaches its top speed of 150 mph after running just 10 steps.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
When at an all-out gallop, its blazing mane sparkles, enhancing its beautiful appearance.
X Very competitive, this Pokémon will chase anything that moves fast in the hopes of racing it.
Y It gallops at nearly 150 mph. With its mane blazing ferociously, it races as if it were an arrow.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Rapidash usually can be seen casually cantering in the fields and plains. However, when this Pokémon turns serious, its fiery manes flare and blaze as it gallops its way up to 150 mph.

Moves learned by Rapidash

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFire 40 100
1Fury AttackNormal 15 85
1GrowlNormal 100
1MegahornBug 120 85
1Poison JabPoison 80 100
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
4Tail WhipNormal 100
9EmberFire 40 100
13Flame WheelFire 60 100
17StompNormal 65 100
21Flame ChargeFire 50 100
25Fire SpinFire 35 85
29Take DownNormal 90 85
33InfernoFire 100 50
37AgilityPsychic
41Fire BlastFire 110 85
45BounceFlying 85 85
49Flare BlitzFire 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury AttackNormal 15 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
CaptivateNormal 100
CharmFairy 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Double KickFighting 30 100
Flame WheelFire 60 100
High HorsepowerGround 95 95
Horn DrillNormal
HypnosisPsychic 60
Low KickFighting 100
Morning SunNormal
ThrashNormal 120 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
BounceFlying 85 85
Drill RunGround 80 95
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Low KickFighting 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Throat ChopDark 80 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Rapidash 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFire 40 100
1Fury AttackNormal 15 85
1GrowlNormal 100
1MegahornBug 120 85
1Poison JabPoison 80 100
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
4Tail WhipNormal 100
9EmberFire 40 100
13Flame WheelFire 60 100
17StompNormal 65 100
21Flame ChargeFire 50 100
25Fire SpinFire 35 85
29Take DownNormal 90 85
33InfernoFire 100 50
37AgilityPsychic
41Fire BlastFire 110 85
45BounceFlying 85 85
49Flare BlitzFire 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury AttackNormal 15 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
CaptivateNormal 100
CharmFairy 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Double KickFighting 30 100
Flame WheelFire 60 100
Horn DrillNormal
HypnosisPsychic 60
Low KickFighting 100
Morning SunNormal
ThrashNormal 120 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Rapidash 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Rapidash sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Rapidash  sprite from Red & Blue Rapidash  sprite from Silver Rapidash  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Rapidash  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Rapidash  sprite from Black & White Rapidash  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Rapidash Shiny sprite from Silver Rapidash Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Rapidash Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Rapidash Shiny sprite from Black & White Rapidash Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Rapidash

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Ponyta
Gold
Silver
Route 28, Mt. Silver, Pewter City
Crystal Route 28, Mt. Silver
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Kindle Road, Mt. Ember
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Ponyta
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 28, Mt. Silver
Black
White
Route 12
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Ponyta
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game