Pyro Ball (move)

Pyro Ball
かえんボール Flame Ball
Pyro Ball VIII.png
Pyro Ball VIII 2.png
Type  Fire
Category  Physical
PP  5 (max. 8)
Power  120
Accuracy  90%
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Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Introduced  Generation VIII
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Appeal  0  
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Pyro Ball (Japanese: かえんボール Flame Ball) is a damage-dealing Fire-type move introduced in Generation VIII. It is one of the signature moves of Cinderace.


Pyro Ball will thaw out the user if it is frozen, and then inflict damage on the target. Pyro Ball also has a 10% chance of burning the target. It has no effect on Pokémon with the Bulletproof Ability.


Games Description
SwShLA The user attacks by igniting a small stone and launching it as a fiery ball at the target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
BDSP This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.


By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
815   Cinderace
  Field Human-Like 1, Evo.SwSh
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 UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Pyro Ball is Cinderace's first move. It is obtained by evolving form Raboot at level 7 and upgrading Ember into it instead of Blaze Kick. The user kicks a ball of flame in a designated direction, burning and damaging enemies hit. At level 11, after this move hits, the cooldown on user's other move is decreased.

In the anime

Trainer's Cinderace Igniting the rock Goh's Cinderace
The user attacks the opponent with a powerful fire ball.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Cinderace Cinderace repeatedly kicks a rock, igniting it into a flaming soccer ball. It then kicks the fire ball, launching it at the opponent. Cinderace can also kick the rock muliple times in sucession, making the Pyro Ball bigger each time it is struck, before launching it.
Goh's Cinderace Sword and Shield... The Legends Awaken! Debut
A Trainer's Cinderace Secrets of the Jungle None
An illusionary Cinderace created by Unown Star Night, Star Flight! None
Alternate World Goh's Cinderace Showdown at the Gates of Warp! None

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 火焰球 Fóyihm Kàuh
Mandarin 火焰球 Huǒyàn Qiú
  Czech Ohnivá Koule
  French Ballon Brûlant
  German Feuerball
  Italian Palla Infuocata
  Korean 화염볼 Hwayeom Bol
  Polish Piropiłka
  Brazilian Portuguese Bola Incendiária
  Russian Пирошар Piroshar
  Spanish Balón Ígneo

  This article is part of Project Moves and Abilities, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on two related aspects of the Pokémon games.