Talonflame (UNITE)

Talonflame (Japanese: ファイアロー Fiarrow) is a playable Pokémon in Pokémon UNITE. It was available as part of the base game when it released on July 21, 2021

Talonflame
ファイアロー Fiarrow
UNITE Talonflame.png
Role Speedster
Attack type Melee
Damage type Attack
Difficulty Intermediate
UNITE0661.png
Evolves at Lv. 5

UNITE0662.png
Evolves at Lv. 7

UNITE0663.png

License availability:
Aeos coin 6,000 Aeos Coins / Aeos gem 345 Aeos Gems
Complete Tutorial (Basics 2) (choice of 3) (post 1.12.1.2)

Complete Tutorial (Basics 2) (choice of 5) (pre 1.12.1.2)
UNITE Talonflame License Card.png

Talonflame is a Speedster with very high mobility through its moves.

Stats

Talonflame
Offense      
Endurance      
Mobility      
Scoring      
Support      

Abilities

Passive Ability

 
Gale Wings
はやてのつばさ Gale Wings
Description

While above 85% HP, movement speed is increased by 10%.

Basic Attack

  Damage category: Physical (as a basic attack)
Damage category: Physical (as a boosted attack)
Description

Becomes a boosted attack every third attack, creating a fiery whirlwind that deals damage to enemies in the area of effect. This boosted attack remains readied even after leaving combat.


Moveset

Move slot 1

  Peck
つつく
Peck
Learned at Lv. 1 or 3
Cooldown: 5 seconds
Upgrades into Flame Charge or Aerial Ace
  Melee Description
Has the user fly toward an opposing Pokémon and attack three times
  Flame Charge
ニトロチャージ
Nitro Charge
Learned at Lv. 5
Cooldown: 6.5 seconds
Upgrades into Flame Charge+ at Lv. 11
  Dash Description
Has the user fly in the designated direction while cloaked in flame, attacking opposing Pokémon in its path. When the user hits an opposing Pokémon with this move, it increases the user's movement speed for a short time.

Upgrade: For a short time after this move hits, the user's moves and basic attacks partially ignore opposing Pokémon's Defense

  Aerial Ace
つばめがえし
Swallow Return
Learned at Lv. 5
Cooldown: 5 seconds
Upgrades into Aerial Ace+ at Lv. 11
  Dash Description
Has the user fly at the designated opposing Pokémon, dealing damage. When this move hits, it restores a certain amount of the user's HP. Also makes the user's next basic attack a boosted attack.

Upgrade: Increases damage dealt by this move.

Move slot 2

  Acrobatics
アクロバット
Acrobat
Learned at Lv. 1 or 3
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Upgrades into Fly or Brave Bird
  Dash Description
Has the user fly toward the designated area and attack multiple times. Allows the user to escape in a direction of its choice after using this move.
  Fly
そらをとぶ
Fly
Learned at Lv. 7
Cooldown: 12 seconds
Upgrades into Fly+ at Lv. 13
  Dash Description
Has the user fly up into the sky. If used again, has the user dive to the designated area and attack, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon in the area of effect. When this move hits a Pokémon on from the opposing team, its cooldown is reduced. Also makes the user's next basic attack a boosted attack.

Effect: Automatically used for the second time after enough time has passed.

Upgrade: Also throws opposing Pokémon when this move hits.

  Brave Bird
ブレイブバード
Brave Bird
Learned at Lv. 7
Cooldown: 8.5 seconds
Upgrades into Brave Bird+ at Lv. 13
  Dash Description
Has the user dive to the designated location while cloaked in flame, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon in the area of effect. Also deals recoil damage to the user when it hits. Performing a boosted attack within a set amount of time after this move hits will reset the cooldown for Flame Charge or Aerial Ace.

Effect: The designated location can be quite far from Talonflame, which causes the camera to pan to the location while aiming. While using this move, Talonflame is unstoppable.

Upgrade: Reduces damage received when this move hits.

Unite Move

  Flame Sweep
'
'
Learned at Lv. 9
  Dash Description
Has the user perform an aerial somersault before charging forward, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon in this move's path and shoving them.

Unite Move Effect: Shield granted. Movement speed increased for a short time.

Effect: Flame Sweep deals damage up to 2 times. This move does not go through obstacles. While using this move, Talonflame is unstoppable. The area being affected is projected with a fire effect on the ground with an arrow pattern that resembles a runway, though the projection ignores obstacles.

Holowear

Name Holowear Release Date Unlock Method Audio/Visual FX
  Pilot Style   July 21, 2021 Energy Rewards /   88 Unite Move
Scoring
Returning
KO
Movement
  Purple Unite Style   September 22, 2021   350 /   18 Appearance only
  Orange Unite Style   September 22, 2021   350 /   18 Appearance only
  Bonfire Style   October 13, 2021   350 /   18 Appearance only
  Tuxedo Style   September 12, 2022   1,200 KO
Movement
  Graceful Style   April 21, 2023 Premium Battle Pass - Season 15* Appearance only

See also

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Fletchling, Fletchinder, and Talonflame.

Playable characters in Pokémon UNITE
Attacker Alolan NinetalesChandelureCinderaceCramorantDecidueyeDelphoxDragapultDuraludonEspeonGardevoirGlaceonGreninjaInteleonMewMewtwo (Y)MiraidonPikachuSylveonVenusaur
All‑Rounder AegislashAzumarillBlazikenBuzzwoleCeruledgeCharizardDragoniteFalinksGarchompGyaradosLucarioMachampMetagrossMewtwo (X)MimikyuScizorTsareenaTyranitarUrshifuZacian
Speedster AbsolDodrioGengarLeafeonMeowscaradaTalonflameZeraoraZoroark
Defender BlastoiseCrustleGoodraGreedentLaprasMamoswineSlowbroSnorlaxTrevenantUmbreon
Supporter BlisseyClefableComfeyEldegossHoopaMr. MimeSableyeWigglytuff


  This article is part of Project Sidegames, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on the Pokémon Sidegames.