Flame Charge (move)

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Flame Charge
ニトロチャージ Nitro Charge
Flame Charge VI.png
Flame Charge VI 2.png
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
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  0  
Condition  Cool
Appeal  1
Jamming  0  
Works well if the user is pumped up.

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.
XYORAS
SM
Cloaking itself in flame, the user attacks. Then, building up more power, the user raises its Speed stat.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII
077 Ponyta Ponyta
FireIC Big.png Field Field 21 21 21
078 Rapidash Rapidash
FireIC Big.png Field Field 21 21 21
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil
FireIC Big.png Field Field 28 28 28
156 Quilava Quilava
FireIC Big.png Field Field 35 35 35
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion
FireIC Big.png Field Field 35 35 35
256 Combusken Combusken
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 20ORAS 20
257 Blaziken Blaziken
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 20ORAS 20
494 Victini Victini
PsychicIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 25 25 25
498 Tepig Tepig
FireIC Big.png Field Field 15 15 15
499 Pignite Pignite
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 15 15 15
500 Emboar Emboar
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 15 15 15
522 Blitzle Blitzle
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 18 18 18
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field 18 18 18
636 Larvesta Larvesta
BugIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Bug Bug 30 30 30
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 18 18 18
653 Fennekin Fennekin
FireIC Big.png Field Field 14 14
654 Braixen Braixen
FireIC Big.png Field Field 14 14
655 Delphox Delphox
FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field 14 14
661 Fletchling Fletchling
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 34 34
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 38 38
663 Talonflame Talonflame
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 39 39
721 Volcanion Volcanion
FireIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 15 15
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 Types Egg Groups Machine
I
--
II
--
III
--
IV
--
V
TM43
VI
TM43
VII
TM43
004 Charmander Charmander
FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon
006 Charizard Charizard
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
037 Vulpix Vulpix
FireIC Big.png Field Field
038 Ninetales Ninetales
FireIC Big.png Field Field
058 Growlithe Growlithe
FireIC Big.png Field Field
059 Arcanine Arcanine
FireIC Big.png Field Field
077 Ponyta Ponyta
FireIC Big.png Field Field
078 Rapidash Rapidash
FireIC Big.png Field Field
105 Marowak Marowak
Alola Form
FireIC Big.png
GhostIC Big.png
Monster Monster
126 Magmar Magmar
FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
136 Flareon Flareon
FireIC Big.png Field Field
146 Moltres Moltres
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
151 Mew Mew
PsychicIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil
FireIC Big.png Field Field
156 Quilava Quilava
FireIC Big.png Field Field
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion
FireIC Big.png Field Field
218 Slugma Slugma
FireIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous
219 Magcargo Magcargo
FireIC Big.png
RockIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
228 Houndour Houndour
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
229 Houndoom Houndoom
DarkIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Field Field
240 Magby Magby
FireIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
244 Entei Entei
FireIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
250 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
255 Torchic Torchic
FireIC Big.png Field Field
256 Combusken Combusken
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
257 Blaziken Blaziken
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
322 Numel Numel
FireIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
323 Camerupt Camerupt
FireIC Big.png
GroundIC Big.png
Field Field
324 Torkoal Torkoal
FireIC Big.png Field Field
390 Chimchar Chimchar
FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like
391 Monferno Monferno
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
392 Infernape Infernape
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like
467 Magmortar Magmortar
FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like
485 Heatran Heatran
FireIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
494 Victini Victini
PsychicIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
498 Tepig Tepig
FireIC Big.png Field Field
499 Pignite Pignite
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
500 Emboar Emboar
FireIC Big.png
FightingIC Big.png
Field Field
513 Pansear Pansear
FireIC Big.png Field Field
514 Simisear Simisear
FireIC Big.png Field Field
522 Blitzle Blitzle
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
523 Zebstrika Zebstrika
ElectricIC Big.png Field Field
554 Darumaka Darumaka
FireIC Big.png Field Field
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan
FireIC Big.png Field Field
607 Litwick Litwick
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
608 Lampent Lampent
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
609 Chandelure Chandelure
GhostIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
636 Larvesta Larvesta
BugIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Bug Bug
637 Volcarona Volcarona
BugIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Bug Bug
643 Reshiram Reshiram
DragonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
649 Genesect Genesect
BugIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
653 Fennekin Fennekin
FireIC Big.png Field Field
654 Braixen Braixen
FireIC Big.png Field Field
655 Delphox Delphox
FireIC Big.png
PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field
661 Fletchling Fletchling
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
663 Talonflame Talonflame
FireIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
667 Litleo Litleo
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
668 Pyroar Pyroar
FireIC Big.png
NormalIC Big.png
Field Field
710 Pumpkaboo Pumpkaboo
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
711 Gourgeist Gourgeist
GhostIC Big.png
GrassIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous
721 Volcanion Volcanion
FireIC Big.png
WaterIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
725 Litten Litten
FireIC Big.png Field Field
726 Torracat Torracat
FireIC Big.png Field Field
727 Incineroar Incineroar
FireIC Big.png
DarkIC Big.png
Field Field
731 Pikipek Pikipek
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
732 Trumbeak Trumbeak
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
733 Toucannon Toucannon
NormalIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying
757 Salandit Salandit
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
758 Salazzle Salazzle
PoisonIC Big.png
FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
772 Type: Null Type: Null
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
773 Silvally Silvally
NormalIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered
776 Turtonator Turtonator
FireIC Big.png
DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon
791 Solgaleo Solgaleo
PsychicIC Big.png
SteelIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
797 Celesteela Celesteela
SteelIC Big.png
FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered
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

Pokémon GO

Flame Charge
Special Attack
Type Fire
Power 70
Energy bar 3
Duration 3.8 seconds
Critical rate 5%
Drain  ?%
Eligible Pokémon:
CharmanderVulpixPonytaCyndaquilQuilavaSlugma
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on July 30, 2016, Flame Charge had a power of 20.
  • Prior to an update to Niantic's servers on February 16, 2017, Flame Charge had a power of 25, an energy bar of 5, and a duration of 3.1 seconds.

Description

Games Description
SMD It could boost your Travel Speed for a little while.*
It damages an enemy. It could also boost your Travel Speed.*

In the anime

Stephan Blitzle Flame Charge.png Bianca father Darmanitan Flame Charge.png Bianca Pignite Flame Charge.png Ash Fletchinder Flame Charge.png
Blitzle Darmanitan Pignite Fletchinder
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the opponent.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
499 Pignite Pignite repeatedly stomps on the ground until a cloud of dust covers its body. Then, it emerges from the cloud while surrounded by an orb of red-yellow flames and crashes into the opponent, or Pignite's body becomes covered in flames and it crashes into the opponent. Sometimes, Pignite will be surrounded by a spiral of flames before using the attack.
Bianca's Pignite Minccino-Neat and Tidy! Debut
Ash's Pignite Evolution by Fire! None
498 Tepig Tepig's body becomes covered in flames and it crashes into the opponent, or Tepig repeatedly stomps on the ground until a cloud of dust covers its body. Then, it emerges from the cloud, covered in flames, and crashes into the opponent.
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 repeatedly stomps on the ground 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. Each time Zebstrika uses the attack, its speed increases as well.
Elesa's Zebstrika Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader! None
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan stomps on the ground 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.
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. Pansear's body then becomes surrounded in red-yellow fire and it jumps forward, slamming its body into the opponent. When the move is used, Pansear becomes faster.
Chili's Pansear A Call for Brotherly Love! None
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder becomes outlined in red flames and it tackles the opponent. When the move is used, Fletchinder becomes faster.
Nico's Fletchinder Breaking Titles at the Chateau! None
Ash's Fletchinder Battles in the Sky! None
655 Delphox Delphox becomes surrounded in red flames and slams into the opponent. When the move is used, Delphox becomes faster.
Merilyn's Delphox Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction None
004 Charmander Charmander becomes outlined in red flames and it tackles the opponent. When the move is used, Charmander becomes faster.
Trevor's Charmander Summer of Discovery! None
663 Talonflame Talonflame becomes outlined in red flames and it tackles the opponent. When the move is used, Talonflame becomes faster.
Ash's Talonflame All Eyes on the Future! None
Jan's Talonflame The Legend of X, Y, and Z! None

In the manga

In the movie adaptations


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


In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In the Pokémon Try Adventure 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)
RS FRLG FRLGE Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Generation VI XY ORAS 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
Chinese Cantonese 蓄能焰襲 Chūknàhng Yihmjaahp *
火焰襲擊 Fóyihm Jaahpgīk *
Mandarin 蓄能焰襲 / 蓄能焰袭 Xùnéng Yànxí *
火焰襲擊 Huǒyàn Xíjí *
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Vlamcharge
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
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Ataque de Chamas (games, BW106 blurb, BW107-present, TCG, manga)
Carga de Chamas (early anime)
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Ataque de Chamas
Spanish CELAC Flag.png Latin America Carga de Fuego
Spain Flag.png Spain Nitrocarga
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Nạp Lửa Nitro


Generation V TMs
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51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
7677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Generation V HMs
010203040506
Generation VI TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293 • 94 (XYORAS) • 959697
9899100
Generation VI HMs
010203040506ORAS07ORAS
Generation VII TMs
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26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100


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