Max Flare (move)

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Max Flare
ダイバーン Dai Burn
Max Flare VIII.png
Max Flare VIII 2.png
Type  Fire
Category  Varies
PP  — (max. —)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  0
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Affected by King's Rock
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
1 Other: May affect any adjacent opponent, but not allies
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Max Flare (Japanese: ダイバーン Dai Burn) is a damage-dealing Fire-type Max Move introduced in Generation VIII.


Max Flare inflicts damage and creates harsh sunlight for 5 turns (8 if a Heat Rock is held). Its power and whether it is a special or physical move depends on the move it is based on.

Base move Pwr. Cat.
Blast Burn 150 Special
Blaze Kick 130 Physical
Blue Flare 140 Special
Burn Up 140 Special
Burning Jealousy 120 Special
Ember 90 Special
Eruption 150 Special
Fiery Dance 130 Special
Fire Blast 140 Special
Fire Fang 120 Physical
Fire Lash 130 Physical
Fire Pledge 130 Special
Fire Punch 130 Physical
Fire Spin 90 Special
Flame Charge 100 Physical
Flame Wheel 110 Physical
Flamethrower 130 Special
Flare Blitz 140 Physical
Fusion Flare 130 Special
Heat Crash 130 Physical
Heat Wave 130 Special
Incinerate 110 Special
Inferno 130 Special
Lava Plume 130 Special
Magma Storm 130 Special
Mind Blown 150 Special
Mystical Fire 130 Special
Overheat 140 Special
Pyro Ball 140 Physical
Sacred Fire 130 Physical
Searing Shot 130 Special
Shell Trap 150 Special
V-create 150 Physical

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Max Flare cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
This is a Fire-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user intensifies the sun for five turns.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


Generation VIII

Any Dynamax Pokémon can use Max Flare if it knows a damaging Fire-type move.

In other games

Pokémon Masters EX

Action Class Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description Playable Users
Max Move* Special 400 480 —% An opponent Makes the weather sunny.* Raihan (Anniversary 2022) & Flygon
Bede & Hatterene
Physical 400 480 —% An opponent Makes the weather sunny. Gordie & Coalossal

In the anime

Goh Raboot Max Flare.png
Dynamax Raboot

The Dynamaxed user attacks the opponent with a powerful flame.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Raboot Dynamax Raboot kicks a rock, setting it on fire, and then kicks it again, launching it at the opponent.
Goh's Raboot Sword and Shield: The Darkest Day! Debut
Base move is
Ember or Blaze Kick

In other generations

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 極巨火爆 Gihkgeuih Fóbaau
Mandarin 極巨火爆 / 极巨火爆 Jíjù Huǒbào
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Maximální zážeh
France Flag.png French Pyromax
Germany Flag.png German Dyna-Brand
Italy Flag.png Italian Dynafiammata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 다이번 Daibeon
Poland Flag.png Polish Maxi Flara
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Labareda Max
Spain Flag.png Spanish Maxignición
Thailand Flag.png Thai ไดเบิร์น

Max Moves
Max StrikeMax KnuckleMax AirstreamMax OozeMax Quake
Max RockfallMax FlutterbyMax PhantasmMax Steelspike
Max FlareMax GeyserMax OvergrowthMax LightningMax Mindstorm
Max HailstormMax WyrmwindMax DarknessMax StarfallMax Guard
G-Max Moves
G-Max Vine LashG-Max WildfireG-Max CannonadeG-Max Befuddle
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G-Max Foam BurstG-Max ResonanceG-Max CuddleG-Max Replenish
G-Max MalodorG-Max MeltdownG-Max Drum SoloG-Max Fireball
G-Max HydrosnipeG-Max Wind RageG-Max GravitasG-Max Stonesurge
G-Max VolcalithG-Max TartnessG-Max SweetnessG-Max Sandblast
G-Max Stun ShockG-Max CentifernoG-Max SmiteG-Max SnoozeG-Max Finale
G-Max SteelsurgeG-Max DepletionG-Max One BlowG-Max Rapid Flow

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