Flame Wheel will thaw out the user if it is
frozen, and then inflict damage on the target. Flame Wheel also has a 10% chance of burning the target.
Flame Wheel 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.
Stad2 A Fire-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of inflicting a burn on the target.
G S C An attack that may cause a burn.
R S E Colo.
XD A fiery charge attack that may inflict a burn.
FR LG The user makes a fiery charge at the foe. It may cause a burn.
D P Pt HG SS
P B R The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the foe. It may also leave the target with a burn.
B W B2 W2 The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
X Y OR AS S M US UM
Sw Sh The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Learnset In other games
Accuracy: 100% Effect: Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Can thaw out user if frozen.
Grid assumes the user is in the square marked by > facing to the right. Orange squares indicate spaces that are hit. Red squares indicate the knockback on hit Pokémon. A blue square indicates the user's position after performing the move.
Updates Gyms & Raids
July 30, 2016
February 16, 2017
Power: 40 → 60
Energy cost: 25 → 50
Duration: 4.6 → 2.7 seconds Damage window: 2.7 - 3.2 → 2.1 - 2.4 seconds
MD R B Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause a burn. It thaws and frees frozen Pokémon.
MD T D S Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Burn status condition. It thaws out frozen Pokémon.
B S L てきポケモンに ダメージをあたえる しかも いっていのかくりつで やけどじょうたいにかえる こおっていたポケモンは こおりがとける
Conq. The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
MD GtI It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Burn status condition. With the Burn status, the enemy keeps taking damage, and its Attack also goes down slightly.
S MD It could leave an enemy with a burn and keep damaging the enemy. * It damages an enemy. It could also leave the enemy with a burn. *
In the anime
Arcanine The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the foe.
First Used In
Arcanine Arcanine runs at the opponent and its whole body becomes enveloped in flames. It then tackles the opponent.
Extreme Pokémon! Debut
Typhlosion Typhlosion runs towards the opponent and its body becomes surrounded in flames. It then tackles the opponent.
The Legend of Thunder! None
Mr. Moore's Typhlosion
Poetry Commotion! None
Quilava Quilava runs at the opponent and its body becomes engulfed in flames. It then tackles the opponent, or Quilava spins around in the air and its body becomes engulfed in flames. It then rolls into the opponent.
Love, Pokémon Style None
Shocks and Bonds None
The Champ Twins! None
Goodbye, Junior Cup - Hello Adventure! None
Chimchar Chimchar's body becomes surrounded by flames and it somersaults in the air, spinning at the opponent and hitting it, or Chimchar releases fire out of its mouth while at the same time starts doing a somersault, and rolls into the opponent.
A Chimchar Dawn imagined
Following a Maiden's Voyage! None
When Pokémon Worlds Collide! None
Monferno Monferno's body becomes surrounded in fire and it starts to somersault. Monferno then rolls into the opponent, or Monferno releases a red-orange flame out of its mouth while somersaulting, and rolls into the opponent.
A Monferno Angie used briefly
Camping it Up! None
Evolving Strategies! None
Growlithe Growlithe jumps into the air and releases a red-orange flame from its mouth while somersaulting, rolling into the opponent.
Officer Jenny's Growlithe
Beating the Hustle and Bustle! None
Cyndaquil Cyndaquil ignites the flames on its back and somersaults in the air, rolling into the opponent.
Gone With the Windworks! None
An Old Family Blend! None
Infernape Infernape jumps into the air and somersaults. The flame on its head then extends and covers its entire body. Infernape then rolls into the opponent.
Flint Sparks the Fire! None
Narissa's Ditto Two in the form of Infernape
Dealing With a Fierce Double Ditto Drama! Used via
Transform In the manga
In the movie adaptations
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga
In the Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King! manga In other generations
Core series games
Side series games
Spin-off series games Trivia
The Korean name of this move, 화염자동차, is a mistranslation, literally meaning "Flame Automobile". It is because the Japanese word くるま means both "wheel" and "car". In other languages