Charcoal

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Charcoal
もくたん
Charcoal
Charcoal
Charcoal
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Pocket
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Fling
Power 30

Charcoal (Japanese: もくたん Charcoal) is a type of held item introduced in Generation II that boosts the power of Fire-type moves.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC PokémonDollar.png9800 PokémonDollar.png4900
RSEFRLG
Colo.XD
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
N/A PokémonDollar.png4900
SM N/A PokémonDollar.png500

Effect

Generations II and III

Boosts the power of the holder's Fire-type moves by 10%.

Generation IV onward

Boosts the power of the holder's Fire-type moves by 20%.

Description

Games Description
GSC Powers up fire-type moves. (HOLD)
RSE
Colo.XD
A hold item that raises the power of Fire-type moves.
FRLG An item to be held by a Pokémon. A combustible fuel that boosts the power of Fire-type moves.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a combustible fuel that boosts the power of Fire-type moves.
SM An item to be held by a Pokémon. It's a combustible fuel that boosts the power of Fire-type moves.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Azalea Town, Ruins of AlphC Azalea Town Poké Mart
RSE Lavaridge Town
FRLG Rocket Game Corner (1000 Coins)
Colo. Held by Shadow Quilava
XD Held by Shadow Numel
DPPt Route 227
HGSS Azalea Town, Ruins of Alph
BW Nacrene City, Route 16
B2W2 Castelia City Held by wild Torkoal (5% chance)
XY Couriway Town Held by wild Torkoal (5% chance)
ORAS Lavaridge Town Held by wild Vulpix (5% chance) and wild Torkoal (5% chance)
SM Wela Volcano Park Held by wild Torkoal (5% chance) and wild Turtonator (5% chance)

In the anime

Charcoal in the anime

Charcoal was introduced in A Farfetch'd Tale. Though the significance of Charcoal was explained in detail, and Ash and his friends were given some Charcoal as a gift, its Fire-enhancing properties were not revealed.

In the manga

Charcoal in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In The Last Battle IV, during the final battle against the Masked Man, Blaine used Charcoal to power up the moves of Entei.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 木炭 Charcoal *
Coal *
Mandarin 木炭 Charcoal *
木灰 Wood Ash *
Coal *
France Flag.png French Charbon
Germany Flag.png German Holzkohle
Italy Flag.png Italian Carbonella
South Korea Flag.png Korean 목탄 Moktan
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Carvão
Spain Flag.png Spanish Carbón
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Than củi

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