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Flamethrower

Type Power Accuracy PP Priority Damage Target
Fire 95 100% 15 0 Special Single non-user

Description

Deals damage and has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Competitive Use

Great Base Power, perfect accuracy, wide distribution... there really isn't a lot to hate when it comes to Flamethrower. The only reason you don't tend to see it as often as you might expect is the existence of Fire Blast, which trades 15% accuracy for a 25 point increase in Base Power. For the most part, you'll want to use Fire Blast if you're using a powerful offensive Pokemon that appreciates the extra KOs Fire Blast brings, while Flamethrower is recommended for slower, bulkier Pokemon that care more about consistency than raw power. Finally, if you ever feel down on your luck and suspect that Fire Blast's 85% accuracy is more akin to 50%, you can always swap out Fire Blast for Flamethrower.

Related Moves

Fire Blast is a stronger alternative with 120 Base Power and 85% accuracy.

Overheat is a stronger alternative with 140 Base Power, but lowers Special Attack by two stages after use.

Pokémon Type Tier Abilities HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spe BST
Absol Dark RU Pressure / Super Luck / Justified 65 130 60 75 60 75 465
Aerodactyl Rock / Flying RU Rock Head / Pressure / Unnerve 80 105 65 60 75 130 515
Aggron Steel / Rock RU Sturdy / Rock Head / Heavy Metal 70 110 180 60 60 50 530
Altaria Dragon / Flying NU Natural Cure / Cloud Nine 75 70 90 70 105 80 490
Arcanine Fire UU Intimidate / Flash Fire / Justified 90 110 80 100 80 95 555
Arceus-Bug Bug Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Dark Dark Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Dragon Dragon Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Electric Electric Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Fighting Fighting Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Fire Fire Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Flying Flying Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Ghost Ghost Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Grass Grass Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Ground Ground Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Ice Ice Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Normal Normal Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Poison Poison Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Psychic Psychic Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Rock Rock Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Steel Steel Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Arceus-Water Water Uber Multitype 120 120 120 120 120 120 720
Audino Normal NU Healer / Regenerator / Klutz 103 60 86 60 86 50 445
Azelf Psychic UU Levitate 75 125 70 125 70 115 580
Bagon Dragon LC Rock Head / Sheer Force 45 75 60 40 30 50 300
Bastiodon Rock / Steel NU Sturdy / Soundproof 60 52 168 47 138 30 495
Blaziken Fire / Fighting Uber Blaze / Speed Boost 80 120 70 110 70 80 530
Blissey Normal OU Natural Cure / Serene Grace / Healer 255 10 10 75 135 55 540
Camerupt Fire / Ground NU Magma Armor / Solid Rock / Anger Point 70 100 70 105 75 40 460
Castform Normal NU Forecast 70 70 70 70 70 70 420
Chandelure Ghost / Fire UU Flash Fire / Flame Body / Shadow Tag 60 55 90 145 90 80 520
Chansey Normal BL Natural Cure / Serene Grace / Healer 250 5 5 35 105 50 450
Charizard Fire / Flying NU Blaze / Solar Power 78 84 78 109 85 100 534
Charmander Fire LC Blaze / Solar Power 39 52 43 60 50 65 309
Chimchar Fire LC Blaze / Iron Fist 44 58 44 58 44 61 309
Clefable Normal RU Cute Charm / Magic Guard / Unaware 95 70 73 85 90 60 473
Cleffa Normal LC Cute Charm / Magic Guard / Friend Guard 50 25 28 45 55 15 218
Combusken Fire / Fighting NU Blaze / Speed Boost 60 85 60 85 60 55 405
Cranidos Rock LC Mold Breaker / Sheer Force 67 125 40 30 30 58 350
Cubone Ground LC Rock Head / Lightningrod / Battle Armor 50 50 95 40 50 35 320
Cyndaquil Fire LC Blaze / Flash Fire 39 52 43 60 50 65 309
Darmanitan Fire UU Sheer Force / Zen Mode 105 140 55 30 55 95 480
Darmanitan-Z Fire / Psychic Limbo Sheer Force / Zen Mode 105 30 105 140 105 55 540
Darumaka Fire LC Hustle / Inner Focus 70 90 45 15 45 50 315
Dialga Steel / Dragon Uber Pressure / Telepathy 100 120 120 150 100 90 680
Dragonair Dragon NU Shed Skin / Marvel Scale 61 84 65 70 70 70 420
Dragonite Dragon / Flying OU Inner Focus / Multiscale 91 134 95 100 100 80 600
Dratini Dragon LC Shed Skin / Marvel Scale 41 64 45 50 50 50 300
Druddigon Dragon RU Rough Skin / Sheer Force / Mold Breaker 77 120 90 60 90 48 485
Dunsparce Normal NU Serene Grace / Run Away / Rattled 100 70 70 65 65 45 415
Eelektross Electric NU Levitate 85 115 80 105 80 50 515
Electivire Electric RU Motor Drive / Vital Spirit 75 123 67 95 85 95 540
Electrike Electric LC Static / Lightningrod / Minus 40 45 40 65 40 65 295
Emboar Fire / Fighting RU Blaze / Reckless 110 123 65 100 65 65 528
Entei Fire RU Pressure / Flash Fire 115 115 85 90 75 100 580
Exploud Normal NU Soundproof / Scrappy 104 91 63 91 63 68 480
Flareon Fire NU Flash Fire / Guts 65 130 60 95 110 65 525
Flygon Ground / Dragon UU Levitate / Levitate 80 100 80 80 80 100 520
Furret Normal NU Run Away / Keen Eye / Frisk 85 76 64 45 55 90 415
Gabite Dragon / Ground NU Sand Veil / Rough Skin 68 90 65 50 55 82 410
Garchomp Dragon / Ground OU Sand Veil / Rough Skin 108 130 95 80 85 102 600
Genesect Bug / Steel Uber Download 71 120 95 120 95 99 600
Geodude Rock / Ground LC Rock Head / Sturdy / Sand Veil 40 80 100 30 30 20 300
Gible Dragon / Ground LC Sand Veil / Rough Skin 58 70 45 40 45 42 300
Golem Rock / Ground NU Rock Head / Sturdy / Sand Veil 80 110 130 55 65 45 485
Granbull Normal NU Intimidate / Quick Feet / Rattled 90 120 75 60 60 45 450
Grimer Poison LC Stench / Sticky Hold / Poison Touch 80 80 50 40 50 25 325
Groudon Ground Uber Drought 100 150 140 100 90 90 670
Growlithe Fire LC Intimidate / Flash Fire / Justified 55 70 45 70 50 60 350
Gyarados Water / Flying OU Intimidate / Moxie 95 125 79 60 100 81 540
Happiny Normal LC Natural Cure / Serene Grace / Friend Guard 100 5 5 15 65 30 220
Heatmor Fire NU Gluttony / Flash Fire / White Smoke 85 97 66 105 66 65 484
Heatran Fire / Steel OU Flash Fire / Flame Body 91 90 106 130 106 77 600
Ho-Oh Fire / Flying Uber Pressure / Regenerator 106 130 90 110 154 90 680
Houndoom Dark / Fire UU Early Bird / Flash Fire / Unnerve 75 90 50 110 80 95 500
Houndour Dark / Fire LC Early Bird / Flash Fire / Unnerve 45 60 30 80 50 65 330
Hydreigon Dark / Dragon OU Levitate 92 105 90 125 90 98 600
Igglybuff Normal LC Cute Charm / Friend Guard 90 30 15 40 20 15 210
Infernape Fire / Fighting OU Blaze / Iron Fist 76 104 71 104 71 108 534
Kangaskhan Normal NU Early Bird / Scrappy / Inner Focus 105 95 80 40 80 90 490
Kecleon Normal NU Color Change 60 90 70 60 120 40 440
Koffing Poison LC Levitate 40 65 95 60 45 35 340
Lampent Ghost / Fire NU Flash Fire / Flame Body / Shadow Tag 60 40 60 95 60 55 370
Larvesta Bug / Fire LC Flame Body / Swarm 55 85 55 50 55 60 360
Lickilicky Normal NU Own Tempo / Oblivious / Cloud Nine 110 85 95 80 95 50 515
Lickitung Normal LC Own Tempo / Oblivious / Cloud Nine 90 55 75 60 75 30 385
Litwick Ghost / Fire LC Flash Fire / Flame Body / Shadow Tag 50 30 55 65 55 20 275
Machamp Fighting UU Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 90 130 80 65 85 55 505
Machoke Fighting NU Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 80 100 70 50 60 45 405
Machop Fighting LC Guts / No Guard / Steadfast 70 80 50 35 35 35 305
Magby Fire LC Flame Body / Vital Spirit 45 75 37 70 55 83 365
Magcargo Fire / Rock NU Magma Armor / Flame Body / Weak Armor 50 50 120 80 80 30 410
Magmar Fire NU Flame Body / Vital Spirit 65 95 57 100 85 93 495
Magmortar Fire RU Flame Body / Vital Spirit 75 95 67 125 95 83 540
Manectric Electric RU Static / Lightningrod / Minus 70 75 60 105 60 105 475
Marowak Ground NU Rock Head / Lightningrod / Battle Armor 60 80 110 50 80 45 425
Mawile Steel NU Hyper Cutter / Intimidate / Sheer Force 50 85 85 55 55 50 380
Mew Psychic UU Synchronize 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Mewtwo Psychic Uber Pressure / Unnerve 106 110 90 154 90 130 680
Moltres Fire / Flying RU Pressure / Flame Body 90 100 90 125 85 90 580
Muk Poison NU Stench / Sticky Hold / Poison Touch 105 105 75 65 100 50 500
Munchlax Normal NU Pickup / Thick Fat / Gluttony 135 85 40 40 85 5 390
Nidoking Poison / Ground UU Poison Point / Rivalry / Sheer Force 81 92 77 85 75 85 495
Nidoqueen Poison / Ground UU Poison Point / Rivalry / Sheer Force 90 82 87 75 85 76 495
Ninetales Fire OU Flash Fire / Drought 73 76 75 81 100 100 505
Numel Fire / Ground LC Oblivious / Simple / Own Tempo 60 60 40 65 45 35 305
Octillery Water NU Suction Cups / Sniper / Moody 75 105 75 105 75 45 480
Palkia Water / Dragon Uber Pressure / Telepathy 90 120 100 150 120 100 680
Pansear Fire LC Gluttony / Blaze 50 53 48 53 48 64 316
Ponyta Fire LC Run Away / Flash Fire / Flame Body 50 85 55 65 65 90 410
Rampardos Rock NU Mold Breaker / Sheer Force 97 165 60 65 50 58 495
Rapidash Fire NU Run Away / Flash Fire / Flame Body 65 100 70 80 80 105 500
Rayquaza Dragon / Flying Uber Air Lock 105 150 90 150 90 95 680
Remoraid Water LC Hustle / Sniper / Moody 35 65 35 65 35 65 300
Reshiram Dragon / Fire Uber Turboblaze 100 120 100 150 120 90 680
Rhydon Ground / Rock RU Lightningrod / Rock Head / Reckless 105 130 120 45 45 40 485
Rhyhorn Ground / Rock LC Lightningrod / Rock Head / Reckless 80 85 95 30 30 25 345
Rhyperior Ground / Rock UU Lightningrod / Solid Rock / Reckless 115 140 130 55 55 40 535
Salamence Dragon / Flying OU Intimidate / Moxie 95 135 80 110 80 100 600
Sentret Normal LC Run Away / Keen Eye / Frisk 35 46 34 35 45 20 215
Seviper Poison NU Shed Skin / Infiltrator 73 100 60 100 60 65 458
Shelgon Dragon NU Rock Head / Overcoat 65 95 100 60 50 50 420
Shieldon Rock / Steel LC Sturdy / Soundproof 30 42 118 42 88 30 350
Simisear Fire NU Gluttony / Blaze 75 98 63 98 63 101 498
Skuntank Poison / Dark NU Stench / Aftermath / Keen Eye 103 93 67 71 61 84 479
Slaking Normal NU Truant 150 160 100 95 65 100 670
Slakoth Normal LC Truant 60 60 60 35 35 30 280
Slowbro Water / Psychic UU Oblivious / Own Tempo / Regenerator 95 75 110 100 80 30 490
Slowking Water / Psychic RU Oblivious / Own Tempo / Regenerator 95 75 80 100 110 30 490
Slowpoke Water / Psychic LC Oblivious / Own Tempo / Regenerator 90 65 65 40 40 15 315
Slugma Fire LC Magma Armor / Flame Body / Weak Armor 40 40 40 70 40 20 250
Snorlax Normal UU Immunity / Thick Fat / Gluttony 160 110 65 65 110 30 540
Snubbull Normal LC Intimidate / Run Away / Rattled 60 80 50 40 40 30 300
Solrock Rock / Psychic NU Levitate 70 95 85 55 65 70 440
Stunky Poison / Dark LC Stench / Aftermath / Keen Eye 63 63 47 41 41 74 329
Tauros Normal NU Intimidate / Anger Point / Sheer Force 75 100 95 40 70 110 490
Tepig Fire LC Blaze / Thick Fat 65 63 45 45 45 45 308
Togekiss Normal / Flying UU Hustle / Serene Grace / Super Luck 85 50 95 120 115 80 545
Togepi Normal LC Hustle / Serene Grace / Super Luck 35 20 65 40 65 20 245
Togetic Normal / Flying NU Hustle / Serene Grace / Super Luck 55 40 85 80 105 40 405
Torchic Fire LC Blaze / Speed Boost 45 60 40 70 50 45 310
Torkoal Fire NU White Smoke / Shell Armor 70 85 140 85 70 20 470
Typhlosion Fire RU Blaze / Flash Fire 78 84 78 109 85 100 534
Tyranitar Rock / Dark OU Sand Stream / Unnerve 100 134 110 95 100 61 600
Victini Psychic / Fire UU Victory Star 100 100 100 100 100 100 600
Vigoroth Normal NU Vital Spirit 80 80 80 55 55 90 440
Volcarona Bug / Fire OU Flame Body / Swarm 85 60 65 135 105 100 550
Watchog Normal NU Illuminate / Keen Eye / Analytic 60 85 69 60 69 77 420
Weezing Poison NU Levitate 65 90 120 85 70 60 490
Whismur Normal LC Soundproof / Rattled 64 51 23 51 23 28 240
Wigglytuff Normal NU Cute Charm / Frisk 140 70 45 75 50 45 425
Zangoose Normal NU Immunity / Toxic Boost 73 115 60 60 60 90 458
Zoroark Dark UU Illusion 60 105 60 120 60 105 510