Ember (move)

Ember redirects here. For the location in the Sevii Islands, see Mt. Ember.

Ember
ひのこ Sparks
Ember VIII.png
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Type  Fire
Category  Special
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation I
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jam  0  
A highly appealing move.
Condition  Beauty
Appeal  3 ♥♥♥
A basic performance using a move known by the Pokémon.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Quite an appealing move.

Ember (Japanese: ひのこ Sparks) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation I.

Effect

Ember deals damage and has a 10% chance of burning the target.

Ember 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.

Description

Games Description
StadStad2 A Fire-type attack. Has a one-in-ten chance of leaving the target with a damaging burn.
GSC An attack that may inflict a burn.
RSEColo.XD A weak fire attack that may inflict a burn.
FRLG The foe is attacked with small flames. The foe may suffer a burn.
DPPtHGSSPBR The foe is attacked with small flames. The target may also be left with a burn.
BWB2W2 The target is attacked with small flames. It may also leave the target with a burn.
XYORAS
SMUSUMPE
SwSh
The target is attacked with small flames. This may also leave the target with a burn.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
004   Charmander
  Monster Dragon 9 7 7 7 7 7 7SMUSUM
13PE
4
005   Charmeleon
  Monster Dragon 1, 9 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7SMUSUM
1, 13PE
1
006   Charizard
 
 
Monster Dragon 1, 9 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7SMUSUM
1, 13PE
1
037   Vulpix
  Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
7PE
1
038   Ninetales
  Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1PE 1
058   Growlithe
  Field Field 18 9 7 6 6 6 6SMUSUM
3PE
1
059   Arcanine
  Field Field 1 1 1PE 1
077   Ponyta
  Field Field 1 13 14 16DP
10PtHGSS
9 9 9SMUSUM
5PE
10
078   Rapidash
  Field Field 1 1, 13 1, 14 1, 16DP
1, 10PtHGSS
1, 9 1, 9 1, 9SMUSUM
1, 5PE
1
126   Magmar
  Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1, 7 1, 6BW
1, 5B2W2
1, 5 1, 5SMUSUM
1PE
1
136   Flareon
  Field Field 1, 31RGB
1, 16Y
16 16 15 15BW
9B2W2
9 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
146   Moltres
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1 5
155   Cyndaquil
  Field Field 12 12 10 10 10 10
156   Quilava
  Field Field 12 12 10 10 10 10
157   Typhlosion
  Field Field 1, 12 1, 12 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10
218   Slugma
  Amorphous Amorphous 8 8 8 5 5XY
6ORAS
6
219   Magcargo
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 6ORAS
1, 6
228   Houndour
 
 
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
229   Houndoom
 
 
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
240   Magby
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 7 7BW
5B2W2
5 5 4
244   Entei
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 11 11 8 8 8 8 1
255   Torchic
  Field Field 10 10 10 10XY
5ORAS
5 3
256   Combusken
 
 
Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 5ORAS
1, 5 1
257   Blaziken
 
 
Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 5ORAS
1, 5 1
322   Numel
 
 
Field Field 11 5 5 5 5
323   Camerupt
 
 
Field Field 1, 11 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 8
324   Torkoal
  Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
351   Castform
  Fairy Amorphous 10 10 10 10 10
371   Bagon
  Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
4ORAS
4 1
372   Shelgon
  Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4 1
373   Salamence
 
 
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4 1
390   Chimchar
  Field Human-Like 7 7 7 7
391   Monferno
 
 
Field Human-Like 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
392   Infernape
 
 
Field Human-Like 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
467   Magmortar
  Human-Like Human-Like 1, 7 1, 6BW
1, 5B2W2
1, 5 1, 5 1
498   Tepig
  Field Field 7 7 7
499   Pignite
 
 
Field Field 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
500   Emboar
 
 
Field Field 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
554   Darumaka
  Field Field 1
555   Darmanitan
  Field Field 1
607   Litwick
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 4
608   Lampent
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
609   Chandelure
 
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1
636   Larvesta
 
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1
637   Volcarona
 
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1
653   Fennekin
  Field Field 5 5
654   Braixen
  Field Field 5 1, 5
655   Delphox
 
 
Field Field 5 1, 5
661   Fletchling
 
 
Flying Flying 10
662   Fletchinder
 
 
Flying Flying 17 1, Evo. 1
663   Talonflame
 
 
Flying Flying 17 1 1
667   Litleo
 
 
Field Field 5 5
668   Pyroar
 
 
Field Field 5 1, 5
725   Litten
  Field Field 1 3
726   Torracat
  Field Field 1 1
727   Incineroar
 
 
Field Field 1 1
757   Salandit
 
 
Monster Dragon 5 10
758   Salazzle
 
 
Monster Dragon 1, 5 1
776   Turtonator
 
 
Monster Dragon 1 4
806   Blacephalon
 
 
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1USUM 10
813   Scorbunny
  Field Human-Like 6
814   Raboot
  Field Human-Like 1
815   Cinderace
  Field Human-Like 1
850   Sizzlipede
 
 
Bug Bug 1
851   Centiskorch
 
 
Bug Bug 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Ember is a move with 7 base power, 90% accuracy and 18 PP. The user attacks enemy in front of them, even if they are frozen (thawing them out in the process), cutting corners, and possibly inflicting a burn.

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, the move's PP has been decreased to 15 and its accuracy to 88%.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★
Power: 26
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 10% chance of burning the target.
Users:              
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.

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Special 1 17 20 100% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target burned.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a very small chance of leaving the target burned.

Pokémon GO

  Ember
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 10
Energy boost 10
Duration 1 second
Damage window 0.6 - 0.8 seconds
 
Trainer Battles
Power 7
Energy boost 6
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
                                  
By Elite Fast TM
   
By GO Snapshot
 
As Shadow Pokémon
As Purified Pokémon
Formerly eligible
None

Updates

Gyms & Raids
  • July 30, 2016
    • Energy boost: 7 → 10
  • February 16, 2017
    • Duration: 1.05 → 1.5 seconds
    • Damage window: 0.85 - 1.05 → 0.6 - 0.8 seconds
  • February 21, 2017
    • Duration: 1.5 → 1 seconds
Trainer Battles
  • January 11, 2021
    • Power: 6 → 7

Description

Games Description
MDRB Inflicts damage on the target. It may also cause a burn. It thaws and frees frozen Pokémon.
MDTDS Inflicts damage on the target. It may also afflict the targeted enemy with a Burn status condition. It thaws out frozen Pokémon.
BSL 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 target is attacked with small flames. It may also leave the target with a burn.
MDGtI It damages an enemy. It could also cause the Burn status condition. It will thaw a frozen Pokémon.
SMD It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away. It could also leave the enemy with a burn. It will thaw a frozen Pokémon.

In the anime

Main series

       
Raboot Vulpix Charizard Tepig
The foe is attacked with small flames.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Charmander Charmander spins around quickly and sparks fly from its tail at the opponent, or Charmander releases bolts of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Charmander The Ninja Poké-Showdown Debut
Professor Oak's Charmander A Six Pack Attack! None
Charmander of Team Go-Getters Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters out of the Gate None
Kanto Fair Host's Charmander The Fires of a Red-Hot Reunion! None
  Charizard Charizard opens its mouth and shoots six fireballs from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Charizard Charizard Chills None
  Torchic Torchic opens its mouth and shoots round balls of fire at the opponent.
May's Torchic A Ruin with a View None
Nurse Joy's Torchic Having a Wailord of a Time None
Professor Birch's Torchic A Six Pack Attack! None
  Houndour Houndour opens its mouth and multiple shoots bolts of fire or a single small fireball from it at the opponent.
Cassidy's Houndour Showdown at Oak Corral None
Team Rocket's Poochyena Sobble Spies a Stealthy Strategy! None
  Slugma Slugma releases a red-orange flame from its mouth at the opponent, or Slugma releases bolts of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Natasha's Slugma What You Seed is What You Get None
Flannery's Mag Poetry Commotion! None
  Skitty Skitty shoots bolts of fire from a white orb on its paw at the opponent.
May's Skitty Game Winning Assist Used via Assist
  Typhlosion Typhlosion opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire from it at the opponent.
Mr. Moore's Typhlosion Poetry Commotion! None
  Flareon Flareon opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire from it at the opponent.
Savannah's Flareon Cruisin' for a Losin' None
  Chimchar Chimchar opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire at the opponent from its mouth.
Ash's Chimchar When Pokémon Worlds Collide! None
Chimchar of Team Poképals Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness None
Professor Rowan's Chimchar DPS01 None
  Monferno Monferno opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire at the opponent from its mouth.
A Monferno Angie used briefly Camping it Up! None
  Tepig The orb at the end of Tepig's tail glows orange and it releases a spiraling stream of red-orange embers from its nose at the opponent, or the orb at the end of Tepig's tail glows orange and it releases two streams of red-orange embers from each of its nostrils at the opponent, or the orb at the end of Tepig's tail glows white and releases a small stream of red-orange fire from its nose at the opponent.
Ash's Tepig The Battle Club and Tepig's Choice! None
Nanette's Tepig New Places... Familiar Faces! None
  Fennekin Fennekin fires a blanket of small orange sparks from its mouth at the opponent.
Serena's Fennekin A Shockingly Cheeky Friendship! None
  Litten The fur on Litten's back stands on end and turns red, and it fires a small or big ball of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Litten Alola to New Adventure! None
Professor Kukui's Litten A Timeless Encounter! None
  Vulpix Vulpix releases a blast of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Samson Oak's Vulpix Getting to Know You! None
  Salandit Salandit starts gathering a swirling ball of fire in its mouth before firing it at the opponent.
A wild Salandit Dewpider Ascending! None
  Torracat The bell on Torracat's neck creates a yellow orb of fire surrounded by an orange flame. The flame then moves in front of its mouth before being shot towards the opponent.
Ash's Torracat Run, Heroes, Run! None
  Scorbunny Scorbunny runs in place to build friction. It then kicks a pebble, setting it on fire as it flies towards the opponent.
Goh's Scorbunny Kicking It from Here Into Tomorrow! None
  Raboot Raboot kicks a pebble, setting it on fire as it flies toward the opponent. Upon making contact with the target, the pebble explodes.
Goh's Raboot Kicking It from Here Into Tomorrow! None


Pokémon Origins

       
Charmander
The foe is attacked with small flames.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Charmander Charmander spins around quickly and sparks of fire or a small stream of fire flies from its tail flame at the opponent.
Red's Charmander File 1: Red Debut


Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer

       
Torchic
The foe is attacked with small flames.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Torchic Torchic shoots multiple small balls of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
May's Torchic Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer None


In the manga

Aim to Be a Card Master!!


Ash & Pikachu


Be the Best! Pokémon B+W


How I Became a Pokémon Card


Mobilize!! Pokémon Ranger


Movie adaptations


Pokémon - The Legend of the Dragon King

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Reason: description of the move


Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~


Pokémon Adventures


Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master!


Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder


Pokémon Chamo-Chamo ☆ Pretty ♪


Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys


Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All


Pokémon HeartGold SoulSilver: Pokédex Completion Comic


Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blazing Exploration Team


Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!


Pokémon Pocket Monsters


Pokémon Try Adventure


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • In the Latin American dub of the anime, Ember was called Ámbar in the Original Series, which means amber, not ember.
    • In Advanced Generation, Ember was incorrectly called Sorpresa, which is the Spanish name for Fake Out.
  • Ember is the only Fire-type Cute move.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 火花 Fófā
Mandarin 火花 Huǒhuā
  Czech Uhlíkový útok
  Danish Gløde
  Dutch Sintel
  Finnish Tulihiillos (original series)
Hiillos/Hiillostus (Advanced Generation; DP006*)
  French Flammèche
  German Glut
  Greek Σπίθα Spitha
  Hindi अंगारे Angaare
  Indonesian Bara Api
  Italian Braciere
  Korean 불꽃세례 Bulkkotserye
  Lithuanian Žarijos
Žarijų Ataka
  Norwegian Glør
  Polish Atak Żarem*
Żar*
Iskry*
Płomień*
Czad*
Wrzący Atak*
Ogień*
Portuguese   Brazil Brasa (games, Call of Legends-present, PS064-present, PS469-PS485, The Official Pokémon Handbook)
Brasas (early anime, PS494-PS496)
Chama (Base Set-HeartGold & SoulSilver, BW Promo)
  Portugal Brasas
  Romanian Cenușă Fierbinte
  Russian Тлеющие Угли Tleyushchiye Ugli
  Serbian Žar (Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl)
Spanish   Latin America Ámbar (Original Series)
Sorpresa (Advanced & Advanced Challenge)
Fuego (Advanced Challenge & Diamond and Pearl)
Brasas (DP Battle Dimension & Pokémon the Series: Black & White)
  Spain Ascuas
  Swedish Glöd
  Thai ลูกไฟ
  Turkish Kor
  Vietnamese Muội Than Hồng



Variations of the move Acid
  AcidBubbleEmberThunder ShockPowder Snow


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