Volcanion

Volcanion is a Fire/Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Steam Pokémon.

Volcanion is an event-exclusive mythical Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 721
Type Fire Water
Species Steam Pokémon
Height 1.7 m (5′07″)
Weight 195.0 kg (429.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Water Absorb
Local № 153 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 100 (higher than normal)
Base Exp. 270
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 120 (30,584–30,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 110
202 350
Defense 120
220 372
Sp. Atk 130
238 394
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 70
130 262
Total 600 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 Volcanion.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
It lets out billows of steam and disappears into the dense fog. It’s said to live in mountains where humans do not tread.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It expels its internal steam from the arms on its back. It has enough power to blow away a mountain.

Moves learned by Volcanion

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
6LeerNormalStatus 100
12Weather BallNormalSpecial 50 100
18Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
24Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
30Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
36IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100
42StompNormalPhysical 65 100
48ScaldWaterSpecial 80 100
54Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
60HazeIceStatus
60MistIceStatus
66Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
72Steam EruptionWaterSpecial 110 95
78Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
84OverheatFireSpecial 130 90
90ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100

Egg moves

Volcanion does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Scorching SandsGroundSpecial 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
1Steam EruptionWaterSpecial 110 95
1Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
8MistIceStatus
11HazeIceStatus
15Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
21Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
28StompNormalPhysical 65 100
32ScaldWaterSpecial 80 100
40Weather BallNormalSpecial 50 100
46Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
50Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
58Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
65OverheatFireSpecial 130 90
76ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
85Steam EruptionWaterSpecial 110 95

Egg moves

Volcanion does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
LiquidationWaterPhysical 85 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Volcanion 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
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Volcanion sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Volcanion  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Volcanion Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Volcanion

X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Volcanion
Japanese ボルケニオン (Volcanion)
German Volcanion
French Volcanion

Name origin

volcano
mountain that erupts lava
lion
large ferocious cat