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Blast Burn (Japanese: ブラストバーン Blast Burn) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation III. Only Fire-type fully evolved starter Pokémon can learn this move.
Blast Burn inflicts damage and then forces the user to recharge during the next turn. Unless this attack misses, the user will always have to recharge.
Blast Burn can also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra four appeal points if the move Sunny Day was used in the prior turn.
|| Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
|| The foe is hit with a huge explosion. The user can't move on the next turn.
|| The foe is razed by a fiery explosion. The user must rest on the next turn, however.
|| The target is razed by a fiery explosion. The user must rest on the next turn, however.
| The target is razed by a fiery explosion. The user can't move on the next turn.
Various Move Tutors will teach Blast Burn to a fully evolved Fire-type starter Pokémon if its friendship rating is maximized. The Move Tutors are:
In other games
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Charizard can learn Blast Burn at level 99 if it has at least 333 IQ points. If this requirement is not met until after reaching level 99, Blast Burn can be relearned at the Gulpin Link Shop.
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Darkness, and Sky, Charizard, Typhlosion, Blaziken, and Infernape can learn Blast Burn at level 72 if it has at least 300 IQ points. If this requirement is not met until after level 72, Blast Burn can be relearned at Electivire Link Shop.
In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity, Tepig can learn Blast Burn once Paradise reaches Perfect Rank.
In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U, Blast Burn is a custom move for Charizard, replacing Flare Blitz. When used, Charizard will briefly charge up before rushing at the opponent. When the move makes contact, it creates an explosion that sends the opponent flying. Charizard will take damage as it dashes and when it makes contact with a target.
In the anime
|| Mega Charizard X
| The user is engulfed with flames and hits the ground with its fist, creating a fiery explosion.
|| First Used In
|| Mega Charizard X's body becomes engulfed in light blue flames. It then punches the ground, sending a wave of energy into the earth which then moves underneath the opponent. The energy then bursts upwards in a giant explosion of red-orange flames.
| Alain's Charizard
|| Mega Evolution Special I
In the manga
In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In other generations
Core series games
Spin-off series games
In other languages