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#501: Oshawott Oshawott
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Emboar (disambiguation).
Emboar
Mega Fire Pig Pokémon
エンブオー
Enbuoh
#500
Emboar



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Fire Fighting
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Blaze Cacophony
Cacophony
Reckless
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
5'03" 1.6 m
Emboar
0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
330.7 lbs. 150.0 kg
Emboar
0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
238
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
Emboar
0
HP
3
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body06.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F500.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
70
External Links

Emboar (Japanese: エンブオー Enbuoh) is a dual-type Fire/Fighting Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It evolves from Pignite starting at level 36. It is the final form of Tepig.

Contents

Biology

Emboar is a bulky, bipedal Pokémon with pig-like features. It has a red nose, large bushy black eyebrows, and two tusks protruding from its lower jaw. Constantly burning flames cover the front of its neck and shoulders. It has short legs and thick arms. Its arms have orange upper portions while the legs have red upper portions. All of its limbs have black lower portions with thin yellow lines where the upper and lower colors meet. These lines are straight on the arms and spiked on the legs. The arms have red lines around the wrists and tufts of fur on the elbows. The hands are tipped with three claws, while the feet have two claws. A large, dark horizontal stripe on the chest of Emboar has swirled yellow markings. Its small tail ends in a tuft of hair.

Using the wreath of flames on its neck and shoulders, Emboar will set its hands on fire. It uses its power and speed to master fighting moves. Though very tough and relentless when fighting, it shows deep affection for those it considers friends. It can also unleash powerful blasts of fire using only its nose and cloak its body in a fire to use Heat Crash.

In the anime

In the main series

Emboar in the anime

Major appearances

Bianca's Emboar

Emboar made his main series debut in Search for the Clubultimate!, under the ownership of Bianca.

Other

Emboar debuted in White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram, under the ownership of Tatsuki. It battled and lost to Ash's Oshawott during Eindoak Town's Harvest Festival battle tournament. Iris's Emolga also battled the Mega Fire Pig Pokémon, but Emolga used Volt Switch and sent out Excadrill instead, causing Iris's loss since substitutions were not allowed during the tournament battles.

In Evolution by Fire!, Shamus's Emboar and Heatmor faced off against Ash's Tepig and Snivy in a Double Battle. It eventually ended when Tepig evolved into Pignite, which single-handedly defeated both.

Minor appearances

In the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer

Emboar in the animated trailer

In the Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer, Nate owns an Emboar, which he obtained it as his starter Pokémon from Bianca. It was first shown as Nate was about to battle Elesa.

In the manga

In the Be the Best! Pokémon B+W manga

Cheren was seen with an Emboar in The Birth of the Best Pokémon Trainer!.

In the movie adaptations

Tatsuki owns an Emboar in White—Victini and Zekrom.

In the Pocket Monsters B2 W2 ~ A New Legend ~ manga

Hiro owns an Emboar, which he sent out to prevent Team Plasma from getting away with Keldeo.

In the Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder manga

Main article: Shin's Emboar

Shin owns an Emboar.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Bo

Black owns an Emboar, nicknamed Bo. He evolved in Museum Showdown.

In the Pokémon RéBURST manga

Carola has an Emboar, which she can use as a Burst form.

In the TCG

Main article: Emboar (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V Unova
#006
Black It can throw a fire punch by setting its fists on fire with its fiery chin. It cares deeply about its friends.
White It has mastered fast and powerful fighting moves. It grows a beard of fire.
Black 2 A flaring beard of fire is proof that it is fired up. It is adept at using many different moves.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X It can throw a fire punch by setting its fists on fire with its fiery chin. It cares deeply about its friends.
Y It has mastered fast and powerful fighting moves. It grows a beard of fire.
Omega Ruby It can throw a fire punch by setting its fists on fire with its fiery chin. It cares deeply about its friends.
Alpha Sapphire It has mastered fast and powerful fighting moves. It grows a beard of fire.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VIII.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White
Evolve Pignite
Black 2 White 2
Evolve Pignite
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Pignite
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Ancient Poni Path (Island Scan)Sa
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Trade
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Lava: World Axle - B1F
PokéPark 2
Crag Area
Conquest
Evolve Pignite
MD GTI
Jaws of the Abyss (Uncharted Road), Smoking Mountain (Uncharted Road)
Rumble U
Secret Warehouse: Walking a Thin Line (Boss), Variety Battle: A Battle in the Tower (Co-Boss)
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Colossal Forest: Stage 5
Shuffle
Event: Emboar Roars onto Stage!
Event: Emboar Appears
Event: Great Daily Pokémon (Fourth release)
Rumble World
Black Realm: Blustery Grove (Back Boss)
Picross
Area 28: Stage 04
Generation VII
Masters
Evolve Hilda's Pignite

In events

Games Event Language/Region Location Level Distribution period
BWB2W2 Pokémon Center 15th Anniversary Emboar Japanese Japan 100 June 19 to 25, 2013;
July 3 to 7, 2013
ORAS Hidden Ability Present Emboar Japanese region Online 50 January 16 to November 30, 2015
ORAS Hidden Ability Present Emboar American region Online 50 January 29 to November 30, 2015
ORAS Hidden Ability Present Emboar PAL region Online 50 January 29 to November 30, 2015

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Events* Choice Scarf Choice Scarf (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
110
170 - 217 330 - 424
123
115 - 192 225 - 379
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Total:
528
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None

Learnset

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
This Pokémon is unavailable within Generation VIII.
Click on the generation numbers above to see Emboar's learnsets from other generations.


Side game data

Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2500.png Strong: Oshawott icon.png Weak: Snivy icon.pngTepig icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
He is the Area Keeper of the Crag Area. He is powerful yet gentle. Everybody in the Area likes him.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP500.png HP: ★★★★★ Move: Fire Blast
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Blaze
Ability 2: Spirit
Ability 3: Flame Boost
Defense: ★★
Speed: ★★★
Evolves from Pignite when its Attack is 115 or higher
Range: 2 Perfect Links: Kazutoyo, Tatsuko, and Naomasa
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Fire
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT500.png

True Strength
Increases damage dealt when energy levels are half or less.
Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Fire
None.png Attack Power: 70 - 110 Raise Max Level.png 5

#263
Shuffle500.png

Barrier Bash
Removes one barrier-type disruption without fail.
Skill Swapper: Risk-Taker
Pokémon GO
GO500.png Base Stamina: 242 Base Attack: 235 Base Defense: 127
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Low Kick, Ember
Charged Attacks: Heat Wave, Rock Slide, Focus Blast

Evolution

498Tepig.png
Unevolved
Tepig
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 17
499Pignite.png
First evolution
Pignite
 Fire  Fighting 
Rare Candy
Level 36
500Emboar.png
Second evolution
Emboar
 Fire  Fighting 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 500.png Spr b 5b 500.png Spr 5b2 500.png Spr b 5b2 500.png
Spr 5b 500 s.png Spr b 5b 500 s.png Spr 5b2 500 s.png Spr b 5b2 500 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 500.png Spr b 6x 500.png Spr 6x 500.png Spr b 6x 500.png
Spr 6x 500 s.png Spr b 6x 500 s.png Spr 6x 500 s.png Spr b 6x 500 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 500.png Spr b 7s 500.png Spr 7s 500.png Spr b 7s 500.png
Spr 7s 500 s.png Spr b 7s 500 s.png Spr 7s 500 s.png Spr b 7s 500 s.png
Front Back Front Back
500MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Emboar images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Emboar in Pokémon Battle Chess

Origin

Emboar is based on the character of Zhang Fei of Romance of the Three Kingdoms.[1] Ken Sugimori has said that Tepig, Pignite, and Emboar were designed in a Chinese style. Because of this, Emboar may be based on Zhu Bajie, a pig demon from the Chinese tale Journey to the West. Emboar looks much like a British Saddleback or wild boar in a wrestling singlet. The swirl pattern around its abdomen resembles the patterns on a ding or ancient Greek pottery. The fire in its Shiny coloration refers to blue fire, which generally indicates a higher temperature than orange fire but may also be caused by certain chemicals burning at a normal temperature.

Name origin

Emboar is a combination of ember and boar. It may also derive from the terms emperor, caesar, or tsar, all of which are used as imperial titles.

Enbuoh may be a combination of 炎 en (flame), 豚 buta (pig), 武 bu (martial arts), ブー (oink), and 王 ō (king). It may also be a combination of ember and boar.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese エンブオー Enbuoh From en, buta or bu, and ō. May also be a combination of ember and boar.
France Flag.png French Roitiflam From roi, rôti, and flamme
Spain Flag.png Spanish Emboar Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Flambirex From flambieren and Rex
Italy Flag.png Italian Emboar Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 염무왕 Yeommuwang From its Japanese name yeom, mu, and wang.
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 炎武王 Yánwǔwáng From its Japanese name. May be taken as a reference to 周武王 (King Wu of Zhou).


Related articles

Notes

External links


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