Flare Blitz (move)

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Flare Blitz
フレアドライブ Flare Drive
Flare Blitz.png
Flare Blitz 2.png
Type  Fire
Category  Physical
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  120
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Smart
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Smart
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +3 if the Pokémon that just went hit max Voltage.
Condition  Cool
Appeal  6 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
A very appealing move, but after using this move, the user is more easily startled.

Flare Blitz (Japanese: フレアドライブ Flare Drive) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation IV.

Contents

Effect

Flare Blitz will thaw out the user if it is frozen, and then inflict damage on the target.

Flare Blitz will cause the user to receive recoil damage equal to ⅓ of the damage done to the target. This move has a 10% chance of burning the target.

Description

Games Description
DPPtHGSS The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the foe. The user sustains serious damage, too.
BWB2W2 The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the target. The user sustains serious damage and may leave the target burned.
XYORAS
SM
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges the target. This also damages the user quite a lot. This may leave the target with a burn.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
006 Charizard Charizard
Monster Dragon 66 77 1, 77 1, 77
058 Growlithe Growlithe
Field Field 48 56BW
45B2W2
45 45
077 Ponyta Ponyta
Field Field 48DP
46PtHGSS
49 49 49
078 Rapidash Rapidash
Field Field 58DP
56PtHGSS
49 49 49
105 Marowak Marowak
Monster Monster 53
136 Flareon Flareon
Field Field 45 45
256 Combusken Combusken
Field Field 54 54 54XY
58ORAS
58
257 Blaziken Blaziken
Field Field 66 66 1, 66XY
1, 63ORAS
1, 63
338 Solrock Solrock
Mineral Mineral 1
391 Monferno Monferno
Field Human-Like 49 56 56 56
392 Infernape Infernape
Field Human-Like 57 68 1, 68 1, 68
494 Victini Victini
Undiscovered Undiscovered 73 73 73
498 Tepig Tepig
Field Field 43 43 43
499 Pignite Pignite
Field Field 52 52 52
500 Emboar Emboar
Field Field 62 62 62
554 Darumaka Darumaka
Field Field 33 33 33
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan
Field Field 33 33 33
636 Larvesta Larvesta
Bug Bug 100 100 100
637 Volcarona Volcarona
Bug Bug 1 1
663 Talonflame Talonflame
Flying Flying 1 1
721 Volcanion Volcanion
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1, 58 1, 58
725 Litten Litten
Field Field 43
726 Torracat Torracat
Field Field 51
727 Incineroar Incineroar
Field Field 55
791 Solgaleo Solgaleo
Undiscovered Undiscovered 61
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Egg Groups Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII
004 Charmander Charmander
Monster Dragon
037 Vulpix Vulpix
Field Field
058 Growlithe Growlithe
Field Field
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil
Field Field
240 Magby Magby
Undiscovered Undiscovered
667 Litleo Litleo
Field Field
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By event

Generation IV

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
244 Entei Entei
Undiscovered Undiscovered 13th Movie Event
GameStop Event
English Winter 2011
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Generation VI

# Pokémon Egg Groups Obtained with
500 Emboar EmboarLv. 50
Field Field Hidden Ability Present Emboar
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U

Flare Blitz is Charizard's side special, replacing Rock Smash which became its down special move following Charizard becoming an independent fighter. When used, Charizard charges forward, surrounded in flames. Like in the main games, Charizard takes recoil damage when using this move.

In the anime

Tatsuki Emboar Flare Blitz.png Bianca father Darmanitan Flare Blitz.png Entei Flare Blitz.png Flint Infernape Flare Blitz.png
Emboar Darmanitan Entei Infernape
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
392 Infernape Infernape's body becomes surrounded by red-orange fire and it shoots at the opponent like a missile, slamming into it with great force. Sometimes as its charging at the opponent, the fire around it turns light blue. When the attack is over, red sparks surround Infernape's body as it takes recoil damage.
Flint's Infernape Flint Sparks the Fire! Debut
Ash's Infernape Working on a Right Move! None
244 Entei Entei charges at the opponent. As it does, it leaves behind a trail of orange fire. The fire then reaches Entei and circles around its body until completely covering Entei's body like a fiery aura. Entei then slams into the opponent with great force. As it runs, it leaves behind a trail of orange fire.
Entei (M13) Zoroark: Master of Illusions Game event-exclusive move
500 Emboar Emboar crosses its arms in front of its face and its body suddenly becomes engulfed in red flames. Emboar then puts its arms down and soars straight at the opponent like a missile. While flying towards the opponent, only its head can be seen, and its body becomes covered in spiraling red-yellow fire while it becomes surrounded in red-orange fire. Emboar then flies into the opponent, or Emboar's body becomes surrounded in light blue flames and it shoots like a missile at the opponent, slamming into it.
Tatsuki's Emboar White—Victini and Zekrom
Black—Victini and Reshiram
None
Shamus's Emboar Evolution by Fire! None
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan's body becomes surrounded in light blue flames and it shoots like a missile at the opponent, slamming into it. As it fires itself at the opponent, a stream of light blue fire is left behind it.
Bianca's father's Red Flash Darmanitan Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader! None
257M Blaziken Mega Blaziken's body becomes surrounded in light red fire with orange streaks of fire spiraling around it, and it charges at the opponent.
Blaziken Mask's Blaziken Lumiose City Pursuit! None

In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga


In the Let's Play the Pokémon Card Game XY! manga


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master! manga


In the Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder manga


In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga


In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King! manga


In other generations

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 閃焰衝鋒 Símyihm Chūngfūng *
爆炎電擊 Baauyìhm Dihngīk *
Mandarin 閃焰衝鋒 / 闪焰冲锋 Shǎnyàn Chōngfēng *
爆炎電擊 Bàoyán Diànjí *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Vonkbliksem
France Flag.png French Boutefeu
Germany Flag.png German Flammenblitz
Greece Flag.png Greek Πύρινη Φωτοβολίδα Purine Fotobolida
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Flare Blitz
Italy Flag.png Italian Fuococarica
South Korea Flag.png Korean 플레어드라이브 Flare Drive
Poland Flag.png Polish Atak Rac
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bombardeio de Chamas
Blitz de Labaredas (XY series-present, TCG, and manga)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Fogo Massivo
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Bombardero (DP165-DP188)
Erupción* (BW049-present)
Spain Flag.png Spain Envite Ígneo



Variations of the move Double-Edge
Physical Double-EdgeVolt TackleBrave BirdFlare BlitzWood Hammer


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