Talonflame

Talonflame is a Fire/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Scorching Pokémon.

It dives at foes, and then attacks with devastating kicks.

It evolves from Fletchinder at level 35.

Pokédex data

National № 663
Type Fire Flying
Species Scorching Pokémon
Height 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 24.5 kg (54.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Flame Body
Gale Wings (hidden ability)
Local № 016 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
160 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
194 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
024 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 3 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 175
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Flying
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 78
266 360
Attack 81
150 287
Defense 71
132 265
Sp. Atk 74
137 271
Sp. Def 69
128 260
Speed 126
231 386
Total 499 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 Talonflame.

Evolution chart

(Level 17) (Level 35)

Talonflame changes

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
In the fever of an exciting battle, it showers embers from the gaps between its feathers and takes to the air.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When attacking prey, it can reach speeds of up to 310 mph. It finishes its prey off with a colossal kick.
Sun Its favorite foods are Wingull and Pikipek. It attacks with a powerful kick and grasps them firmly in its talons.
Moon It zooms directly at its prey at flight speeds of close to 310 mph, while fiery embers scatter from gaps in its feathers.
Ultra Sun Its tough wings don’t allow fire to pass through them. A long time ago, firefighters’ outfits were made from Talonflame wings.
Ultra Moon Bird Pokémon make up most of its diet. It approaches at high speeds and smacks them down to the ground with its powerful kick.
Sword Talonflame mainly preys upon other bird Pokémon. To intimidate opponents, it sends embers spewing from gaps between its feathers.
Shield Talonflame dives toward prey at speeds of up to 310 mph and assaults them with powerful kicks, giving the prey no chance to escape.

Moves learned by Talonflame

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
1Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
1Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
15FlailNormalPhysical 100
22AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100
29AgilityPsychicStatus
38Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
47TailwindFlyingStatus
56Steel WingSteelPhysical 70 90
65RoostFlyingStatus
74FlyFlyingPhysical 90 95
83Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Talonflame learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Talonflame egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
Quick GuardFightingStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
10PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
13AgilityPsychicStatus
16FlailNormalPhysical 100
25RoostFlyingStatus
27Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
31Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
39Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
44AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100
49Me FirstNormalStatus
55TailwindFlyingStatus
60Steel WingSteelPhysical 70 90
64Brave BirdFlyingPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Quick GuardFightingStatus
SnatchDarkStatus
TailwindFlyingStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
EmberFireSpecial 40 100 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Talonflame 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
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Talonflame sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Talonflame  sprite from X & Y Talonflame  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Talonflame  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Talonflame Shiny sprite from X & Y Talonflame Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Talonflame

X
Y
Evolve Fletchling/Fletchinder
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Poni Gauntlet
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Fletchling/Fletchinder
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Fletchling/Fletchinder

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Talonflame
Japanese ファイアロー (Fiarrow)
German Fiaro
French Flambusard

Name origin

talon
a bird’s claw (especially birds of prey)
flame
fire