Pyro Ball (move)

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Pyro Ball
かえんボール Flame Ball
Pyro Ball IX.png
Pyro Ball IX 2.png
Type  Fire
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  120
Accuracy  90%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
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Pyro Ball (Japanese: かえんボール Flame Ball) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is one of the signature moves of Cinderace.


Pyro Ball will thaw out the user if it is frozen, and then inflict damage on the target. Pyro Ball also has a 10% chance of burning the target. It has no effect on Pokémon with the Bulletproof Ability.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Pyro Ball cannot be selected in a battle.


Games Description
The user attacks by igniting a small stone and launching it as a fiery ball at the target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
BDSP This move can't be used. It's recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can't be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
0815 Cinderace FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like 1, Evo. Evo.
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.

In other games

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Pyro Ball is Cinderace's first move. It is obtained by evolving from Raboot at level 7 and upgrading Ember into it instead of Blaze Kick. The user kicks a ball of flame in a designated direction, burning and damaging enemies hit. At level 11, after this move hits, the cooldown on user's other move is decreased.

In the anime

Goh Cinderace Pyro Ball rock.png
Igniting the rock
Goh Cinderace Pyro Ball.png
Goh's Cinderace
Cinderace Pyro Ball.png
Trainer's Cinderace
Leon Cinderace Pyro Ball.png
Leon's Cinderace
The user attacks by igniting a small stone and launching it as a fiery ball at the target.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
Cinderace Cinderace repeatedly kicks a rock, igniting it into a flaming soccer ball. It then kicks the fireball, launching it at the opponent. Cinderace can also kick the rock multiple times in succession, making the Pyro Ball bigger each time it is struck, before launching it.
Goh's Cinderace Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken! Debut
A Trainer's Cinderace Secrets of the Jungle None
An illusionary Cinderace created by Unown Star Night, Star Flight! None
Alternate World Goh's Cinderace Showdown at the Gates of Warp! None
Leon's Cinderace Paring Pokémon While Parrying! Activates Libero

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

In other generations

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 火焰球 Fóyihm Kàuh
Mandarin 火焰球 Huǒyàn Qiú
The Czech Republic Flag.png Czech Ohnivá koule
France Flag.png French Ballon Brûlant
Germany Flag.png German Feuerball
Italy Flag.png Italian Palla Infuocata
South Korea Flag.png Korean 화염볼 Hwayeom Bol
Poland Flag.png Polish Piropiłka
Portuguese Brazil Flag.png Brazil Bola Incendiária
Portugal Flag.png Portugal Bola de Fogo
Russia Flag.png Russian Пирошар Piroshar
Spain Flag.png Spanish Balón Ígneo
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Ateş Topu

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