Volcarona

Volcarona is a Bug/Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Sun Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 637
Type Bug Fire
Species Sun Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 46.0 kg (101.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Flame Body
Swarm (hidden ability)
Local № 143 (Black/White)
172 (Black 2/White 2)
204 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
187 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 15 (2.0% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 248
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 85
280 374
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 65
121 251
Sp. Atk 135
247 405
Sp. Def 105
193 339
Speed 100
184 328
Total 550 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 Volcarona.

Evolution chart

#636
Larvesta
Bug · Fire
(Level 59)

Volcarona changes

Pokédex entries

Black When volcanic ash darkened the atmosphere, it is said that Volcarona’s fire provided a replacement for the sun.
White A sea of fire engulfs the surroundings of their battles, since they use their six wings to scatter their ember scales.
Black 2
White 2
Thought to be an embodiment of the sun, it appeared during a bitterly cold winter and saved Pokémon from freezing.
X
Omega Ruby
A sea of fire engulfs the surroundings of their battles, since they use their six wings to scatter their ember scales.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When volcanic ash darkened the atmosphere, it is said that Volcarona’s fire provided a replacement for the sun.
Ultra Sun As it flies, it scatters its flaming scales. It was feared by ancient people, who referred to it as “the rage of the sun.”
Ultra Moon According to legends, it was hatched from a flaming cocoon to save people and Pokémon that were suffering from the cold.
Sword Volcarona scatters burning scales. Some say it does this to start fires. Others say it’s trying to rescue those that suffer in the cold.
Shield This Pokémon emerges from a cocoon formed of raging flames. Ancient murals depict Volcarona as a deity of fire.

Moves learned by Volcarona

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1Fiery DanceFireSpecial 80 100
1Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
1Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
1Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Quiver DanceBugStatus
1String ShotBugStatus 95
1Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
1Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
1WhirlwindNormalStatus
18Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100
24Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
30ScreechNormalStatus 85
36Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
42Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
48Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
54AmnesiaPsychicStatus
62HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
70Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85
78Rage PowderBugStatus

Moves learnt on evolution

Volcarona learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Quiver DanceBugStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
HardenNormalStatus
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1AmnesiaPsychicStatus
1Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1Fiery DanceFireSpecial 80 100
1Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100
1Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
1HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
1Quiver DanceBugStatus
1Rage PowderBugStatus
1String ShotBugStatus 95
1ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
10AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
20GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
30Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
40WhirlwindNormalStatus
50Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100
60Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
70Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
80Rage PowderBugStatus
90HurricaneFlyingSpecial 110 70
100Fiery DanceFireSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Quiver DanceBugStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndureNormalStatus
ForesightNormalStatus
HardenNormalStatus
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Morning SunNormalStatus
String ShotBugStatus 95
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
DefogFlyingStatus
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Magnet RiseElectricStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TailwindFlyingStatus
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100 Level up
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Level up
Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100 Level up
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Volcarona 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
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Volcarona sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Volcarona  sprite from Black & White Volcarona  sprite from X & Y Volcarona  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Volcarona  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Volcarona Shiny sprite from Black & White Volcarona Shiny sprite from X & Y Volcarona Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Volcarona

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Relic Castle
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Larvesta
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Lush Jungle
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 Volcarona
Japanese ウルガモス (Ulgamoth)
German Ramoth
French Pyrax

Name origin

volcano
mountain that erupts lava
corona
outline of the Sun