Lava Plume (move)

Lava Plume
ふんえん Volcanic Plume
Lava Plume VIII.png
Lava Plume VIII 2.png
Type  Fire
Category  Special
PP  15 (max. 24)
Power  80
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects all Pokémon adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation IV
Condition  Tough
Appeal  0  
Jam  0  
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jamming  2 ♥♥
Startles all of the Pokémon to act before the user.

Lava Plume (Japanese: ふんえん Volcanic Plume) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation IV.


Lava Plume damages all adjacent Pokémon in Double and Triple Battles. It also has a 30% chance of burning each of them.

Lava Plume will destroy round rocks found in the background of battles.


Games Description
DPPtHGSSPBR An inferno of scarlet flames washes over all Pokémon in battle. It may also inflict burns.
BWB2W2 An inferno of scarlet flames torches everything around the user. It may leave targets with a burn.
XYORAS The user torches everything around it with an inferno of scarlet flames. This may also leave those hit with a burn.
The user torches everything around it in an inferno of scarlet flames. This may also leave those it hits with a burn.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
126   Magmar
  Human-Like Human-Like 36 44BW
36 36 34
136   Flareon
  Field Field 78PtHGSS 78BW
37 37 40
155   Cyndaquil
  Field Field 31 37 37 37
156   Quilava
  Field Field 35 42 42 42
157   Typhlosion
  Field Field 35 43 43 43
218   Slugma
  Amorphous Amorphous 38 37 37XY
219   Magcargo
Amorphous Amorphous 40 37 37XY
240   Magby
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 34 37BW
33 33 32
244   Entei
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 57 57 1, 57 1, 57 54
322   Numel
Field Field 31 35BW
22 22
323   Camerupt
Field Field 31 33BW
22 22
324   Torkoal
  Field Field 39 39 39XY
25 28
383   Groudon
  Undiscovered Undiscovered 15HGSS 15 15XY
20 1
467   Magmortar
  Human-Like Human-Like 37 44BW
36 36 34
485   Heatran
Undiscovered Undiscovered 49 49 49 49 42
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


Games Description
MDTDS Inflicts damage on all enemies within a 1-tile range. It may also afflict the enemies within a 1-tile range with a Burn status condition. It thaws out frozen Pokémon.
BSL まわりの 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
MDGtI It damages nearby enemies. It could also cause the Burn status condition. With the Burn status, they keep taking damage, and their Attack also goes down slightly.
SMD It could leave enemies with a burn and keep damaging them.*
It damages nearby enemies. It could also leave them with a burn.*

In the anime

Magmar Effect
A blast of lava erupts from the ground.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Magmar Magmar causes an explosion around it, creating a mix of smog and fire to cover the area and hit the opponent with flames.
An Ace Trainer's Magmar Tag! We're It...! Debut

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 噴煙 Pānyīn
Mandarin 噴煙 / 喷烟 Pēnyān
  Dutch Lavapluim
  French Ébullilave*
  German Flammensturm
  Greek Νέφος Λάβας Néfos Labas
  Italian Lavasbuffo
  Korean 분연 Bun'yeon
  Polish Pióropusz Lawy
Portuguese   Brazil Bruma de Lava
  Portugal Pluma de Lava
Cortina de Lava
Spanish   Latin America Bomba de Lava
  Spain Humareda
  Vietnamese Phun Khói

Variations of the move Discharge
  DischargeLava Plume

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