Flare Boost (Ability)

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Flare Boost ねつぼうそう
Burn Rampage
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Generation V
Powers up special attacks when burned.
Generation VI
Powers up special attacks when the Pokémon is burned.
Generation VII
Currently unknown

Flare Boost (Japanese: ねつぼうそう Burn Rampage) is an Ability introduced in Generation V. It is the signature Ability of Drifloon and Drifblim, and it is only available as a Hidden Ability.


In battle

While the Pokémon with this Ability is burned, the power of its special moves is increased by 50%.

Outside of battle

Flare Boost has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Flare Boost

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
Drifloon Drifloon Ghost Flying Aftermath Unburden Flare Boost
Drifblim Drifblim Ghost Flying Aftermath Unburden Flare Boost
Please note that this is only 100% accurate to Generation VI games.
  • For Generation III games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation IV or later and Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.
  • For Generation V games, ignore Abilities introduced in Generation VI.


In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Rage Brûlure
Germany Flag.png German Hitzewahn
Italy Flag.png Italian Bruciaimpeto
South Korea Flag.png Korean 열폭주 Yeol Pokju
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Impulso Ardente
Spain Flag.png Spanish Ímpetu Ardiente*
Ím. Ardiente*

Variations of the Ability Guts
GutsFlare BoostMarvel ScaleQuick FeetTangled FeetToxic Boost

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