Burn Up (move)

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Burn Up
もえつきる Burn Out
Burn Up IX.png
Burn Up IX 2.png
Type  Fire
Category  Special
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  130
Accuracy  100%
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Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation VII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Jamming  0  

Burn Up (Japanese: もえつきる Burn Out) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation VII.

Effect

If used by a Fire-type Pokémon, Burn Up will thaw out the user if it is frozen, and then inflict damage to the target and cause the user to lose its Fire type. Burn Up fails if the user is not Fire-type, making the move always fail after the first use until the Pokémon regains its Fire type (either by switching out, or other type changing effects such as through Protean or Reflect Type); Burn Up cannot thaw the user if the move would fail (due to the user not being Fire-type).

If the user is a pure Fire-type Pokémon, it will become typeless.

Like all type changing effects, the Pokémon's type reverts to its default types if it is switched out.

A Pokémon with Protean or Libero cannot successfully use Burn Up unless it already is Fire-type; otherwise, Burn Up will fail and Protean or Libero will not activate.

A Pokémon that has Terastallized (and has a Fire Tera type) will not lose its Fire typing. Therefore, a Terastallized Burn Up can be used multiple times in a row without needing to switch out.

Generation IX

As no available Pokémon can learn Burn Up, it can only be used through Metronome.

Description

Games Description
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
SV
To inflict massive damage, the user burns itself out. After using this move, the user will no longer be Fire type.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0059 Arcanine FireIC Big.png Field Field - 1 1
0146 Moltres FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 99 65 65
0155 Cyndaquil FireIC Big.png Field Field 58 58
0156 Quilava FireIC Big.png Field Field 68 68
0157 Typhlosion FireIC Big.png Field Field 74 74
0250 Ho-Oh FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered - 99 99
0838 Carkol RockIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 55
0839 Coalossal RockIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Mineral Mineral 63
0850 Sizzlipede FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 55
0851 Centiskorch FireIC Big.png
BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 67
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 Types Egg Groups Egg Move
0058 Growlithe FireIC Big.png Field Field
0498 Tepig FireIC Big.png Field Field USUM
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0250 Ho-Oh FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Ultra Space Wilds (Cliff World)US
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 VII

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Obtained with
0250 Ho-Oh FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered Legendary Pokémon Celebration Ho-OhM
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

Moltres Burn Up 1.png
Preparing
Moltres Burn Up 2.png
Moltres
Moltres Burn Up effect.png
Effect
To inflict massive damage, the user burns itself out. After using this move, the user will no longer be Fire type.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Moltres The flames on Moltres's wings, crest, and tail grow larger and glow bright yellow and orange. Moltres then flaps its wings, releasing a massive wave of fire from them at the opponent. After using the move, Moltres loses its Fire type and the flames on its body burn shorter and duller.
A wild Moltres Advice to Goh! Debut


In other generations

Trivia

  • In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, if the player views the summary of a Pokémon that is currently typeless through the use of Burn Up, the game will crash.[1]

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 燃盡 Yìhnjeuhn
Mandarin 燃盡 / 燃尽 Ránjìn
France Flag.png French Flamme Ultime
Germany Flag.png German Ausbrennen
Italy Flag.png Italian Ultima Fiamma
South Korea Flag.png Korean 불사르기 Bulsareugi
Poland Flag.png Polish Wypalenie
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Chama Final
Spain Flag.png Spanish Llama Final


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