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Flame Charge (move)

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Flame Charge
ニトロチャージ Nitro Charge
Flame Charge.png
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Type  Fire
Category  Physical
PP  20 (max. 32)
Power  50
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation V
Category  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Category  [[{{{category}}} (condition)|{{{category}}}]]
Appeal  0  

Flame Charge (Japanese: ニトロチャージ Nitro Charge) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation V. It has been TM43 since Generation V.

Effect

Flame Charge inflicts damage and raises the user's Speed by one level.

Description

Games Description
BWB2W2 The user cloaks itself with flame and attacks. Building up more power, it raises the user's Speed stat.
XY Cloaking itself in flame, the user attacks. Then, building up more power, the user raises its Speed stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
077 Ponyta Ponyta Fire Fire 21 21
078 Rapidash Rapidash Fire Fire 21 21
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil Fire Fire 28 '
156 Quilava Quilava Fire Fire 35 '
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire 35 '
494 Victini Victini Psychic Fire 25 '
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire 15 15
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting 15 15
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting 15 15
522 Blitzle Blitzle Electric Electric 18 18
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika Electric Electric 18 18
636 Larvesta Larvesta Bug Fire 30 30
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel 18 '
653 Fennekin Fennekin Fire Fire   14
654 Braixen Braixen Fire Fire   14
655 Delphox Delphox Fire Psychic   14
661 Fletchling Fletchling Normal Flying   34
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder Fire Flying   38
663 Talonflame Talonflame Fire Flying   39
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By TM

# Pokémon Type Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
TM43
VI
TM43
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying
037 Vulpix Vulpix Fire Fire
038 Ninetales Ninetales Fire Fire
058 Growlithe Growlithe Fire Fire
059 Arcanine Arcanine Fire Fire
077 Ponyta Ponyta Fire Fire
078 Rapidash Rapidash Fire Fire
126 Magmar Magmar Fire Fire
136 Flareon Flareon Fire Fire
146 Moltres Moltres Fire Flying
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil Fire Fire
156 Quilava Quilava Fire Fire
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire
218 Slugma Slugma Fire Fire
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire
244 Entei Entei Fire Fire
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying
255 Torchic Torchic Fire Fire
256 Combusken Combusken Fire Fighting
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground
323 Camerupt Camerupt Fire Ground
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire
390 Chimchar Chimchar Fire Fire
391 Monferno Monferno Fire Fighting
392 Infernape Infernape Fire Fighting
467 Magmortar Magmortar Fire Fire
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel
494 Victini Victini Psychic Fire
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire
514 Simisear Simisear Fire Fire
522 Blitzle Blitzle Electric Electric
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika Electric Electric
554 Darumaka Darumaka Fire Fire
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan Fire Fire
607 Litwick Litwick Ghost Fire
608 Lampent Lampent Ghost Fire
609 Chandelure Chandelure Ghost Fire
636 Larvesta Larvesta Bug Fire
637 Volcarona Volcarona Bug Fire
643 Reshiram Reshiram Dragon Fire
649 Genesect Genesect Bug Steel
653 Fennekin Fennekin Fire Fire
654 Braixen Braixen Fire Fire
655 Delphox Delphox Fire Psychic
661 Fletchling Fletchling Normal Flying
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder Fire Flying
663 Talonflame Talonflame Fire Flying
667 Litleo Litleo Fire Normal
668 Pyroar Pyroar Fire Normal
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist Ghost Grass
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the anime

Stephan Blitzle Flame Charge.png Bianca father Darmanitan Flame Charge.png Bianca Pignite Flame Charge.png Chili Pansear Flame Charge.png
Blitzle Darmanitan Pignite Pansear
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
499 Pignite Pignite stomps on the ground over and over again, one foot after the other, until a cloud of dust kicks up and covers its body. Its body then becomes surrounded in an orb of red-yellow flames and it jumps at the opponent, flying through the air and slamming into it. As it flies, a stream of red-yellow fire is left behind. Sometimes Pignite's eyes will show fire, flames move past and around Pignite, and that a swirl of flames surrounds it and moves upwards prior to the attack.
Bianca's Pignite Minccino-Neat and Tidy! Debut
Ash's Pignite Evolution by Fire! None
498 Tepig Tepig's body becomes outlined in red and red circles of energy come off the front of its body. Tepig then charges at the opponent through the red circles and its body becomes surrounded by an orb of red-yellow flames. It then jumps and flies into the air, and slams into the opponent, or Tepig stomps on the ground over and over again with its front feet, one foot after the other, until a cloud of dust appears and covers its body. Its body then becomes surrounded in an orb or red-yellow flames and Tepig jumps at the opponent. It then slams its body into the opponent. As it jumps, its leaves behind a stream of red-yellow fire, or Tepig charges at the opponent and its body becomes surrounded by an orb of red-yellow fire. Tepig then slams its body into the opponent. As it runs, it leaves behind a stream of red-yellow fire.
Ash's Tepig Rematch at the Nacrene Gym! None
522 Blitzle Blitzle stands up on its hind legs and then slams them into the ground, causing a large cloud of dirt and dust to kick up and cover its body. Its body then becomes surrounded in an orb of red and yellow flames and it charges at the opponent. Blitzle then slams into the opponent.
Stephan's Blitzle Oshawott's Lost Scalchop! None
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika stomps on the ground with its two front hooves over and over again, one after the other, until a cloud of dust covers its entire body. Its body then becomes surrounded in an orb of red and yellow flames, and it jumps forward and slams into the opponent. Sometimes, when there is already dust around its body, it doesn't stomp its hooves before using the attack. Each time Zebstrika uses the attack, its speed increases as well.
Elesa's Zebstrika Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader! None
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan stomps both of its feet on the ground repeatedly. As it does, a cloud of dust kicks up and completely surrounds its body. Darmanitan's body then becomes surrounded in an orb of red-yellow flames and it shoots up in the air and at the opponent. As it charges at the opponent, a small trail of red-yellow fire is left behind it.
Bianca's father's Red Flash Darmanitan Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader! None
513 Pansear Pansear stomps on the ground repeatedly with both of its feet, kicking up dust from the battlefield. It continues to stomp its feet until dust blocks its body from view. Pansear's body then becomes surrounded in red-yellow fire and it jumps forward, slamming its body into the opponent. As Pansear charges at the opponent, it leaves behind a stream of red-yellow fire behind it. When the move is used, Pansear becomes faster.
Chili's Pansear A Call for Brotherly Love! None
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder besomes outlined in red flames and it tackles the opponent.
Nikola's Fletchinder XY020 None

In the manga

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


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Flame Charge V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 火焰襲擊 Huǒyàn Xíjí
France Flag.png French Nitrocharge
Germany Flag.png German Nitroladung
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Serangan Api
Nitro Charge
Italy Flag.png Italian Nitrocarica
South Korea Flag.png Korean 니트로차지 Nitro Charge
Poland Flag.png Polish Nitroładunek
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Carga de Chamas
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Carga de Fuego
Spain Flag.png Spain Nitrocarga


Generation V TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
Generation VI HMs
0102030405


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