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Blaze (Ability)

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Blaze もうか
Raging Flames
Flavor text
Generation III
Ups Fire moves in a pinch.
Generation IV
Powers up Fire-type moves in a pinch.
Generation V
Powers up Fire-type moves in a pinch.
Generation VI
Powers up Fire-type moves when the Pokémon is in trouble.

Blaze (Japanese: もうか Raging Flames) is an Ability introduced in Generation III. Twenty Pokémon can have this Ability, all of which are Fire types. All Fire-type starter Pokémon have this Ability.

Effect

In battle

When a Pokémon with Blaze uses a Fire-type move, the power will increase by 1.5× if the user has less than or equal to ⅓ of its maximum HP remaining.

Outside of battle

Blaze has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, Blaze will deal double the damage if the Pokémon using it is below 25% of its HP.

Pokémon Conquest

In Pokémon Conquest, Blaze will increase user's Attack if the Pokémon using it is below ⅓ of its HP.

Pokémon with Blaze

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Charmander Charmander Fire Fire Blaze None Solar Power
Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire Blaze None Solar Power
Charizard Charizard Fire Flying Blaze None Solar Power
Cyndaquil Cyndaquil Fire Fire Blaze None Flash Fire
Quilava Quilava Fire Fire Blaze None Flash Fire
Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire Blaze None Flash Fire
Torchic Torchic Fire Fire Blaze None Speed Boost
Combusken Combusken Fire Fighting Blaze None Speed Boost
Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting Blaze None Speed Boost
Chimchar Chimchar Fire Fire Blaze None Iron Fist
Monferno Monferno Fire Fighting Blaze None Iron Fist
Infernape Infernape Fire Fighting Blaze None Iron Fist
Tepig Tepig Fire Fire Blaze None Thick Fat
Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting Blaze None Thick Fat
Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting Blaze None Reckless
Pansear Pansear Fire Fire Gluttony None Blaze
Simisear Simisear Fire Fire Gluttony None Blaze
Fennekin Fennekin Fire Fire Blaze None Magician
Braixen Braixen Fire Fire Blaze None Magician
Delphox Delphox Fire Psychic Blaze None Magician
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

Pokéstar Studios opponents with Blaze

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
White Door White Door Fire Fire Blaze None None
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.

In the anime

Paul Chimchar Blaze.png May Blaziken Blaze.png Ash Infernape Blaze.png Ash Monferno Blaze.png
Chimchar Blaziken Infernape Monferno
The user's Fire-type attacks are powered up when it gets weakened.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
257 Blaziken When Blaziken becomes weak or tired, its body becomes surrounded by a fiery aura, powering up its Fire-type attacks.
May's Blaziken Once More with Reeling! Debut
390 Chimchar When Chimchar becomes weak or tired, its body becomes surrounded by fire, or the flame on Chimchar's backside grows larger and its Fire-type attacks become more powerful.
Ash's Chimchar Shapes of Things to Come! Would go rampage when Ability being activated.
391 Monferno When Monferno becomes tired or weak, its eyes glow red and the flame on the end of its tail grows to a massive size, powering up its Fire-type attacks.
Ash's Monferno Fighting Ire with Fire! Would go rampage when Ability being activated.
392 Infernape When Infernape becomes tired or weak, its eyes glow red. Its head glows bright orange and the flame grows to a massive size. Its body also becomes surrounded by a fiery aura and its Fire-type attacks become powered up.
Ash's Infernape The Eighth Wonder of the Sinnoh World! None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


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


In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 猛火 Měnghuǒ
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Vlamgloed
Finland Flag.png Finnish Roihu
France Flag.png French Brasier
Germany Flag.png German Großbrand
Israel Flag.png Hebrew להבה Lehava (Hebrew American dub)
India Flag.png Hindi ज्वाला Jwala
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Api Membara
Kobaran Api
Italy Flag.png Italian Aiutofuoco
South Korea Flag.png Korean 맹화 Menghwa
Poland Flag.png Polish Pożar
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Chama (Galactic Battles and Sinnoh League Victors)
Combustão (Diamond and Pearl and Battle Dimension)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Labareda
Romania Flag.png Romanian Explozia
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Llamarada (dub)
Spain Flag.png Spain Mar Llamas


Variations of the Ability Overgrow
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