Ember (move)

Ember redirects here. For the location in the Sevii Islands, see Mt. Ember.
Ember
ひのこ Sparks
Ember IX.png
Ember IX 2.png
Type  Fire
Category  Special
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  0
  • 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
Range
Opponent Opponent Opponent
Self Ally Ally
Normal: 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 be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 4 bonus appeal points if Sunny Day was used in the previous turn.

Generation VIII

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Category  Special
PP  25
Agile Strong
Power  40  30  50
Accuracy  100%  100%  100%
Action speed modifier
Self  0  0  +5
Target  0  +3  0
Additional effect
Chance  30%  30%  50%
Turns  3  2  4
   ?  ?
Inflicts the target with burn

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.
RSEColoXD 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
SwShBDSPLA
SV
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
0004     Monster Dragon 9 7 7 7 7 7 7 13 4 4 4
0005     Monster Dragon 1, 9 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 13 1 1 1
0006    
 
Monster Dragon 1, 9 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 13 1 1 1
0037     Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7 1 1 1 1
0038     Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Rem.
0058     Field Field 18 9 7 6 6 6 6 3 1 1 1
0058  
Growlithe
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field 5 1
0059     Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
0059  
Arcanine
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field 5 1
0077     Field Field 1 13 14 16DP
10PtHGSS
9 9 9 5 10 10 6
0078     Field Field 1 1, 13 1, 14 1, 16DP
1, 10PtHGSS
1, 9 1, 9 1, 9 1, 5 1 1 5
0126     Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1, 7 1, 6BW
1, 5B2W2
1, 5 1, 5 1 1 1 1 1
0136     Field Field 1, 31RGB
1, 16Y
16 16 15 15BW
9B2W2
9 1, Evo. 1, Evo. 1, Evo. 1, Evo. Evo. Evo.
0146    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 5 5
0155     Field Field 12 12 10 10 10 10 10 6 10
0156     Field Field 12 12 10 10 10 10 10 6 10
0157     Field Field 1, 12 1, 12 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1
0157  
Typhlosion
Hisuian Form
 
 
Field Field 6 1
0218     Amorphous Amorphous 8 8 8 5 5XY
6ORAS
6 6 6
0219    
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 6ORAS
1, 6 1, 6 1
0228    
 
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
0229    
 
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
0240     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1 1 7 7BW
5B2W2
5 5 4 4 1 1
0244     No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 11 11 8 8 8 8 1 1 1
0255     Field Field 10 10 10 10XY
5ORAS
5 3 3 3
0256    
 
Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 5ORAS
1, 5 1 1 1
0257    
 
Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 5ORAS
1, 5 1 1 Rem.
0322    
 
Field Field 11 5 5 5 5 5 5
0323    
 
Field Field 1, 11 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 8 1, 8 1
0324     Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
0351     Fairy Amorphous 10 10 10 10 10 10
0371     Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
4ORAS
4 1 1 1
0372     Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4 1 1 1
0373    
 
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4 1 1 1
0390     Field Human-Like 7 7 7 7 6 6 7
0391    
 
Field Human-Like 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 6 1
0392    
 
Field Human-Like 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 6 1
0467     Human-Like Human-Like 1, 7 1, 6BW
1, 5B2W2
1, 5 1, 5 1 1 1 1
0485    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1
0498     Field Field 7 7 7 7
0499    
 
Field Field 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1
0500    
 
Field Field 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1
0554     Field Field 1
0555     Field Field 1
0607    
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 4 4
0608    
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1 1
0609    
 
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1
0636    
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1
0637    
 
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1 1
0653     Field Field 5 5 5
0654     Field Field 5 1, 5 1
0655    
 
Field Field 5 1, 5 1
0661    
 
Flying Flying 10 10
0662    
 
Flying Flying 17 1, Evo. 1 1
0663    
 
Flying Flying 17 1 1 1
0667    
 
Field Field 5 5 5
0668  
Pyroar
All forms
 
 
Field Field 5 1, 5 1
0725     Field Field 1 3 3
0726     Field Field 1 1 1
0727    
 
Field Field 1 1 1
0757    
 
Monster Dragon 5 10 10
0758    
 
Monster Dragon 1, 5 1 1
0776    
 
Monster Dragon 1 4
0806    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1USUM 10
0813     Field Human-Like 6 6
0814     Field Human-Like 1 1
0815     Field Human-Like 1 1
0850    
 
Bug Bug 1
0851    
 
Bug Bug 1
0909     Field Field 1
0910     Field Field 1
0911    
 
Field Field 1
0935     Human-Like Human-Like 1
0936    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1
0937    
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1
0988    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1
0994    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1
1004    
 
No Eggs Discovered No Eggs Discovered 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
A dash (−) indicates a Pokémon cannot learn the move by the designated method.
An empty cell indicates a Pokémon that is unavailable in that game/generation.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

Ember deals damage and may leave the target with a burn.

Game Base
Power
Max
Power
Base
PP
Max
PP
Base
Accuracy
Max
Accuracy
Range Target Cuts
corners
MDRB 7 - 18 - 90% - Front Enemy Yes
MDTDS 7 - 15 - 88% - Front Enemy Yes
BSL 7 - 15 - 88% - Front Enemy Yes
MDGtI 4 99 15 50 90% 98% Front Enemy Yes
SMD 4 99 15 30 90% 98% 2 tiles away Enemy Yes
With some exceptions, Pokémon learnsets match those from the core series games:

Pokémon Conquest

 
>
 
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 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

Pokémon Masters EX

Category Move gauge cost MP
(uses)
Base power Max power Accuracy Target Effect tag Description Playable sync pair(s)
Special 1 17 20 100% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target burned. Flannery & Torkoal
Lucas & Flareon
Kiawe & Arcanine
Kabu & Centiskorch
Scottie/Bettie & Vulpix/NinetalesEgg
Scottie/Bettie & Growlithe/ArcanineEgg
Scottie/Bettie & Ponyta/RapidashEgg
Scottie/Bettie & FuecocoEgg
Rosa & Cyndaquil (in Victory Road)
  • Description prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a very small chance of leaving the target burned.

Pokémon Rumble Rush

  Ember
Attack power 21.03603
Charge time 0.5 seconds
Range type Arc (melee)
Number of hits 1
Number of projectiles 1
Critical hit rate 1.5%
Additional effect May burn the foe

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Ember is Cinderace's first move. The user shoots out a small flame, damaging and applying burn to hit enemies. After evolving from Raboot at level 7, this move is replaced by either Pyro Ball or Blaze Kick.

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

 
Charizard
 
Vulpix
 
Raboot
 
Fuecoco
The foe is attacked with small flames.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Charmander spins around quickly and sparks fly from its tail at the opponent, or Charmander releases bolts of fire or a small ball 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
Leon's Charmander Partners in Time! None
  Charizard opens its mouth and shoots six fireballs from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Charizard Charizard Chills None
  Torchic opens its mouth and shoots one or multiple 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
Harmony's Torchic Out of Their Elements! None
  Houndour opens its mouth and shoots multiple 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 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 shoots bolts of fire from a white orb on its paw at the opponent.
May's Skitty Game Winning Assist Used via Assist
  Typhlosion opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire from it at the opponent.
Mr. Moore's Typhlosion Poetry Commotion! None
  Flareon opens its mouth and shoots one or multiple balls of fire from it at the opponent.
Savannah's Flareon Cruisin' for a Losin' None
Billy's Toril Out of Their Elements! None
  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 opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire at the opponent from its mouth.
A Monferno Angie used briefly Camping it Up! None
  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 fires a blanket of small orange sparks from its mouth at the opponent.
Serena's Fennekin A Shockingly Cheeky Friendship! None
  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 releases a blast of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Samson Oak's Vulpix Getting to Know You! None
  Salandit starts gathering a swirling ball of fire in its mouth before firing it at the opponent.
A wild Salandit Dewpider Ascending! None
  The bell on Torracat's neck creates a yellow orb of fire surrounded by an orange flame. The flame moves in front of its mouth before being shot towards the opponent.
Ash's Torracat Run, Heroes, Run! None
  Scorbunny runs in place to build friction and 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 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
  Litleo releases a small ball of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Harmony's Litleo Out of Their Elements! None
  Darumaka releases a small ball of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Harmony's Darumaka Out of Their Elements! None
  Eevee releases a small ball of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Chloe's Eevee Out of Their Elements! Used via Copycat
  Fuecoco releases one or multiple balls of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Roy's Fuecoco Found You, Fuecoco! None


Pokémon Origins

 
Charmander


The foe is attacked with small flames.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  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 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


Pocket Monsters XY: The Legend of the Pokémon Dragon King

  This section is incomplete.
Please feel free to edit this section to add missing information and complete it.
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 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
फायर शिशु Fire Shishu*
  Indonesian Bara Api
  Italian Braciere
  Korean 불꽃세례 Bulkkotserye
  Lithuanian Žarijos
Žarijų Ataka
  Norwegian Glør
  Polish Atak Żarem
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 Köz (UNITE)
Kor
  Vietnamese Đốm Than Hồng


Variations of the move Acid
  AcidBubbleEmberThunder ShockPowder Snow


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