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Flamethrower (move)

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Flamethrower
かえんほうしゃ Flame Emission
Flamethrower.png
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Type  Fire
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  90
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.

Flamethrower (Japanese: かえんほうしゃ Flame Emission) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation I. It has been TM35 since Generation III.

Effect

Generations I to V

Flamethrower does damage and has a 10% chance of burning the target.

Generation VI

Same as the previous generations, but Flamethrower's power changed from 95 to 90.

Description

Games Description
Stad A powerful Fire-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of leaving the target with a damaging burn.
Stad2 A powerful Fire-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of leaving the target with a burn.
GSC An attack that may inflict a burn.
RSE A powerful fire attack that may inflict a burn.*
Looses a stream of fire that may burn the foe.*
Colo.XD A powerful fire attack that may inflict a burn.*
Looses a stream of fire that may burn the target.*
FRLG The foe is scorched with intense flames. The foe may suffer a burn.
PMDRB Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also cause a burn. It thaws and frees frozen Pokémon.
PMDTDS Inflicts damage on the target, even at a distance. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Burn status condition. It thaws out frozen Pokémon.
DPPtHGSS The foe is scorched with an intense blast of fire. The target may also be left with a burn.
BWB2W2Conq The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. It may also leave the target with a burn.
XY The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire 38 31 31 34 37 37
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire 42 34 34 39 43 43
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying 46 34 34 42 47 47
037 Vulpix Vulpix Fire Fire 35 31 29 24 37 34 34
038 Ninetales Ninetales Fire Fire           --
058 Growlithe Growlithe Fire Fire 50 50 49 34 39 34 34
126 Magmar Magmar Fire Fire 55 41 41 41 50 49 49
136 Flareon Flareon Fire Fire 54 52 52 52     '
146 Moltres Moltres Fire Flying   49 49 36 36 36
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil Fire Fire   46 46 37 40 40
156 Quilava Quilava Fire Fire   54 54 42 46 46
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire   60 60 42 48 48
218 Slugma Slugma Fire Fire   36 36 53 50 50
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock   36 36 61 59 59
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire   35 43 43 44 44
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire   41 51 48 50 50
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire   37 37 37 43 40 40
244 Entei Entei Fire Fire   51 51 36 36 36
255 Torchic Torchic Fire Fire     43 43 43 43
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground     41 45 51 43 43
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire     30 28 28 28
390 Chimchar Chimchar Fire Fire       41 47 47
435 Skuntank Skuntank Poison Dark       34 34 34
467 Magmortar Magmortar Fire Fire       43 50 49 49
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire         33 33
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting         39 39
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting         43 43
631 Heatmor Heatmor Fire Fire         51 47
643 Reshiram Reshiram Dragon Fire         22 22
653 Fennekin Fennekin Fire Fire           35
654 Braixen Braixen Fire Fire           41
655 Delphox Delphox Fire Psychic           42
667 Litleo Litleo Fire Normal           36
668 Pyroar Pyroar Fire Normal           38
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
TM35
IV
TM35
V
TM35
VI
TM35
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Fairy Fairy
036 Clefable Clefable Fairy Fairy
037 Vulpix Vulpix Fire Fire
038 Ninetales Ninetales Fire Fire
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Fairy
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Fairy
058 Growlithe Growlithe Fire Fire
059 Arcanine Arcanine Fire Fire
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting
067 Machoke Machoke Fighting Fighting
068 Machamp Machamp Fighting Fighting
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground
077 Ponyta Ponyta Fire Fire
078 Rapidash Rapidash Fire Fire
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison
089 Muk Muk Poison Poison
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
109 Koffing Koffing Poison Poison
110 Weezing Weezing Poison Poison
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
126 Magmar Magmar Fire Fire
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
136 Flareon Flareon Fire Fire
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
146 Moltres Moltres Fire Flying
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil Fire Fire
156 Quilava Quilava Fire Fire
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire
161 Sentret Sentret Normal Normal
162 Furret Furret Normal Normal
173 Cleffa Cleffa Fairy Fairy
174 Igglybuff Igglybuff Normal Fairy
175 Togepi Togepi Fairy Fairy
176 Togetic Togetic Fairy Flying
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
209 Snubbull Snubbull Fairy Fairy
210 Granbull Granbull Fairy Fairy
218 Slugma Slugma Fire Fire
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
244 Entei Entei Fire Fire
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying
255 Torchic Torchic Fire Fire
256 Combusken Combusken Fire Fighting
257 Blaziken Blaziken Fire Fighting
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal
288 Vigoroth Vigoroth Normal Normal
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal
293 Whismur Whismur Normal Normal
294 Loudred Loudred Normal Normal
295 Exploud Exploud Normal Normal
303 Mawile Mawile Steel Fairy
306 Aggron Aggron Steel Rock
309 Electrike Electrike Electric Electric
310 Manectric Manectric Electric Electric
322 Numel Numel Fire Ground
323 Camerupt Camerupt Fire Ground
324 Torkoal Torkoal Fire Fire
330 Flygon Flygon Ground Dragon
334 Altaria Altaria Dragon Flying
335 Zangoose Zangoose Normal Normal
336 Seviper Seviper Poison Poison
338 Solrock Solrock Rock Psychic
351 Castform Castform Normal Normal
352 Kecleon Kecleon Normal Normal
359 Absol Absol Dark Dark
371 Bagon Bagon Dragon Dragon
372 Shelgon Shelgon Dragon Dragon
373 Salamence Salamence Dragon Flying
383 Groudon Groudon Ground Ground
384 Rayquaza Rayquaza Dragon Flying
390 Chimchar Chimchar Fire Fire
391 Monferno Monferno Fire Fighting
392 Infernape Infernape Fire Fighting
408 Cranidos Cranidos Rock Rock
409 Rampardos Rampardos Rock Rock
410 Shieldon Shieldon Rock Steel
411 Bastiodon Bastiodon Rock Steel
434 Stunky Stunky Poison Dark
435 Skuntank Skuntank Poison Dark
440 Happiny Happiny Normal Normal
443 Gible Gible Dragon Ground
444 Gabite Gabite Dragon Ground
445 Garchomp Garchomp Dragon Ground
446 Munchlax Munchlax Normal Normal
463 Lickilicky Lickilicky Normal Normal
464 Rhyperior Rhyperior Ground Rock
466 Electivire Electivire Electric Electric
467 Magmortar Magmortar Fire Fire
468 Togekiss Togekiss Fairy Flying
482 Azelf Azelf Psychic Psychic
483 Dialga Dialga Steel Dragon
484 Palkia Palkia Water Dragon
485 Heatran Heatran Fire Steel
493 Arceus Arceus Normal Normal
494 Victini Victini Psychic Fire
498 Tepig Tepig Fire Fire
499 Pignite Pignite Fire Fighting
500 Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting
505 Watchog Watchog Normal Normal
513 Pansear Pansear Fire Fire
514 Simisear Simisear Fire Fire
531 Audino Audino Normal Normal
554 Darumaka Darumaka Fire Fire
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan Fire Fire
571 Zoroark Zoroark Dark Dark
604 Eelektross Eelektross Electric Electric
607 Litwick Litwick Ghost Fire
608 Lampent Lampent Ghost Fire
609 Chandelure Chandelure Ghost Fire
621 Druddigon Druddigon Dragon Dragon
631 Heatmor Heatmor Fire Fire
635 Hydreigon Hydreigon Dark Dragon
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
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder Fire Flying
663 Talonflame Talonflame Fire Flying
667 Litleo Litleo Fire Normal
668 Pyroar Pyroar Fire Normal
684 Swirlix Swirlix Fairy Fairy
685 Slurpuff Slurpuff Fairy Fairy
686 Inkay Inkay Dark Psychic
687 Malamar Malamar Dark Psychic
706 Goodra Goodra Dragon Dragon
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo Ghost Grass
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist Ghost Grass
715 Noivern Noivern Flying Dragon
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By Move Tutor

# Pokémon Type Game
C
004 Charmander Charmander Fire Fire
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire
006 Charizard Charizard Fire Flying
031 Nidoqueen Nidoqueen Poison Ground
034 Nidoking Nidoking Poison Ground
035 Clefairy Clefairy Normal Normal
036 Clefable Clefable Normal Normal
037 Vulpix Vulpix Fire Fire
038 Ninetales Ninetales Fire Fire
039 Jigglypuff Jigglypuff Normal Normal
040 Wigglytuff Wigglytuff Normal Normal
058 Growlithe Growlithe Fire Fire
059 Arcanine Arcanine Fire Fire
066 Machop Machop Fighting Fighting
067 Machoke Machoke Fighting Fighting
068 Machamp Machamp Fighting Fighting
074 Geodude Geodude Rock Ground
075 Graveler Graveler Rock Ground
076 Golem Golem Rock Ground
077 Ponyta Ponyta Fire Fire
078 Rapidash Rapidash Fire Fire
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic
088 Grimer Grimer Poison Poison
089 Muk Muk Poison Poison
104 Cubone Cubone Ground Ground
105 Marowak Marowak Ground Ground
108 Lickitung Lickitung Normal Normal
109 Koffing Koffing Poison Poison
110 Weezing Weezing Poison Poison
111 Rhyhorn Rhyhorn Ground Rock
112 Rhydon Rhydon Ground Rock
113 Chansey Chansey Normal Normal
115 Kangaskhan Kangaskhan Normal Normal
126 Magmar Magmar Fire Fire
128 Tauros Tauros Normal Normal
130 Gyarados Gyarados Water Flying
136 Flareon Flareon Fire Fire
142 Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Rock Flying
143 Snorlax Snorlax Normal Normal
146 Moltres Moltres Fire Flying
147 Dratini Dratini Dragon Dragon
148 Dragonair Dragonair Dragon Dragon
149 Dragonite Dragonite Dragon Flying
150 Mewtwo Mewtwo Psychic Psychic
151 Mew Mew Psychic Psychic
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil Fire Fire
156 Quilava Quilava Fire Fire
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion Fire Fire
173 Cleffa Cleffa Normal Normal
174 Igglybuff Igglybuff Normal Normal
175 Togepi Togepi Normal Normal
176 Togetic Togetic Normal Flying
199 Slowking Slowking Water Psychic
206 Dunsparce Dunsparce Normal Normal
218 Slugma Slugma Fire Fire
219 Magcargo Magcargo Fire Rock
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water
228 Houndour Houndour Dark Fire
229 Houndoom Houndoom Dark Fire
240 Magby Magby Fire Fire
242 Blissey Blissey Normal Normal
244 Entei Entei Fire Fire
248 Tyranitar Tyranitar Rock Dark
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Fire Flying
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

Flamethrower in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

A long-range attack that fires in a straight line of up to ten tiles. May cause a burn.

Pokémon Conquest

Flamethrower attacks in a straight line, hitting three spaces ahead. It shares this attack shape with Ice Beam. Flamethrower is the only move of Charizard.

Super Smash Bros. series

In Super Smash Bros. Melee, Charizard will use Flamethrower side-to-side alternating sides when sent out of a Poké Ball.

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Flamethrower is Charizard's standard Special move. The direction of the flame can be tilted up and down, and its power weakens progressively with use.

In the anime

In the main series


In Pokémon Origins


In the manga

In the Ash and Pikachu manga


In the Aim to Be a Card Master!! manga


In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga


In the movie adaptations


In the Phantom Thief Pokémon 7 manga


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


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Battle Frontier manga


In the Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master manga


In the Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Golden Boys manga


In the Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All manga


In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blazing Exploration Team manga


In the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team manga


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


In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure manga


In other generations

Flamethrower I.png Flamethrower II.png Flamethrower III.png Flamethrower IV.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
Flamethrower 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
Flamethrower Stad.png Flamethrower Stad2.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 噴射火焰 Pēnshè Huǒyàn
Croatia Flag.png Croatian Bacač Plamena
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Plamenomet
Denmark Flag.png Danish Flammekaster
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Vlamaanval (EP028)
Vlammenwerper
Finland Flag.png Finnish Liekinheitin
France Flag.png French Lance-Flamme*
Lance-Flammes*
Germany Flag.png German Flammenwurf
Greece Flag.png Greek Φλογοβόλο
India Flag.png Hindi ज्वाला छोडो Jwala Chodo
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Semburan Api
Italy Flag.png Italian Lanciafiamme
South Korea Flag.png Korean 화염방사 Hwa-Yum-Bahng-Sa
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Flammekaster
Poland Flag.png Polish Miotacz ognia
Miotacz płomieni (used interchangeably)
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Lança-chamas
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Lança-chamas
Lança Chamas (Pokémon Chronicles & DP series)
Romania Flag.png Romanian Aruncătorul de Flăcări
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Plameni Bacač
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Lanzallamas
Spain Flag.png Spain Lanzallamas
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Eldkastare
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Alev Püskürtücü


Variations of the move Flamethrower
Special FlamethrowerIce BeamThunderbolt


Generation III TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
Generation III HMs
0102030405060708
Generation IV TMs
01020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192
Generation IV HMs
01020304 • 05 (DPPtHGSS) • 060708
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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