Ember (move)

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Ember
ひのこ Sparks
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Type  Fire
Category  Special
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  40
Accuracy  100%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • 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
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
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 also be used as part of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining extra four appeal points if the move Sunny Day was used in the prior turn.

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.
RSEColo.XD 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
SwShBDSP
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
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
004 Charmander Charmander
File:FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon 9 7 7 7 7 7 7SMUSUM
13PE
4
005 Charmeleon Charmeleon
File:FireIC Big.png Monster Dragon 1, 9 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7SMUSUM
1, 13PE
1
006 Charizard Charizard
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 1, 9 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7SMUSUM
1, 13PE
1
037 Vulpix Vulpix
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1SMUSUM
7PE
1
038 Ninetales Ninetales
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1PE 1
058 Growlithe Growlithe
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 18 9 7 6 6 6 6SMUSUM
3PE
1
059 Arcanine Arcanine
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1PE 1
077 Ponyta Ponyta
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 13 14 16DP
10PtHGSS
9 9 9SMUSUM
5PE
10
078 Rapidash Rapidash
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1, 13 1, 14 1, 16DP
1, 10PtHGSS
1, 9 1, 9 1, 9SMUSUM
1, 5PE
1
126 Magmar Magmar
File:FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 1 1 1 1, 7 1, 6BW
1, 5B2W2
1, 5 1, 5SMUSUM
1PE
1
136 Flareon Flareon
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1, 31RGB
1, 16Y
16 16 15 15BW
9B2W2
9 1, Evo. 1, Evo.
146 Moltres Moltres
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 1 1 1 1 5
155 Cyndaquil Cyndaquil
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 12 12 10 10 10 10 10BDSP
156 Quilava Quilava
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 12 12 10 10 10 10 10BDSP
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1, 12 1, 12 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10 1, 10BDSP
218 Slugma Slugma
File:FireIC Big.png Amorphous Amorphous 8 8 8 5 5XY
6ORAS
6 6BDSP
219 Magcargo Magcargo
File:FireIC Big.png
File:RockIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1, 8 1, 8 1, 8 1, 5 1, 5XY
1, 6ORAS
1, 6 1, 6BDSP
228 Houndour Houndour
File:DarkIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
229 Houndoom Houndoom
File:DarkIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1 1BDSP
240 Magby Magby
File:FireIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 1 1 7 7BW
5B2W2
5 5 4
244 Entei Entei
File:FireIC Big.png Undiscovered Undiscovered 11 11 8 8 8 8 1
255 Torchic Torchic
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 10 10 10 10XY
5ORAS
5 3
256 Combusken Combusken
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 5ORAS
1, 5 1
257 Blaziken Blaziken
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 5ORAS
1, 5 1
322 Numel Numel
File:FireIC Big.png
File:GroundIC Big.png
Field Field 11 5 5 5 5 5BDSP
323 Camerupt Camerupt
File:FireIC Big.png
File:GroundIC Big.png
Field Field 1, 11 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5 1, 5BDSP
324 Torkoal Torkoal
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1 1 1 1 1
351 Castform Castform
File:NormalIC Big.png Fairy Amorphous 10 10 10 10 10 10BDSP
371 Bagon Bagon
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
4ORAS
4 1
372 Shelgon Shelgon
File:DragonIC Big.png Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4 1
373 Salamence Salamence
File:DragonIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Dragon Dragon 25 25 25 25XY
1, 4ORAS
1, 4 1
390 Chimchar Chimchar
File:FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like 7 7 7 7 6BDSP
391 Monferno Monferno
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7BDSP
392 Infernape Infernape
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Human-Like 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7BDSP
467 Magmortar Magmortar
File:FireIC Big.png Human-Like Human-Like 1, 7 1, 6BW
1, 5B2W2
1, 5 1, 5 1
498 Tepig Tepig
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 7 7 7
499 Pignite Pignite
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
500 Emboar Emboar
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FightingIC Big.png
Field Field 1, 7 1, 7 1, 7
554 Darumaka Darumaka
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1
555 Darmanitan Darmanitan
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1
607 Litwick Litwick
File:GhostIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 4
608 Lampent Lampent
File:GhostIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1 1 1 1
609 Chandelure Chandelure
File:GhostIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Amorphous Amorphous 1
636 Larvesta Larvesta
File:BugIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1
637 Volcarona Volcarona
File:BugIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1 1 1 1
653 Fennekin Fennekin
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 5 5
654 Braixen Braixen
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 5 1, 5
655 Delphox Delphox
File:FireIC Big.png
File:PsychicIC Big.png
Field Field 5 1, 5
661 Fletchling Fletchling
File:NormalIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 10
662 Fletchinder Fletchinder
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 17 1, Evo. 1
663 Talonflame Talonflame
File:FireIC Big.png
File:FlyingIC Big.png
Flying Flying 17 1 1
667 Litleo Litleo
File:FireIC Big.png
File:NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 5 5
668 Pyroar Pyroar
File:FireIC Big.png
File:NormalIC Big.png
Field Field 5 1, 5
725 Litten Litten
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 3
726 Torracat Torracat
File:FireIC Big.png Field Field 1 1
727 Incineroar Incineroar
File:FireIC Big.png
File:DarkIC Big.png
Field Field 1 1
757 Salandit Salandit
File:PoisonIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 5 10
758 Salazzle Salazzle
File:PoisonIC Big.png
File:FireIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 1, 5 1
776 Turtonator Turtonator
File:FireIC Big.png
File:DragonIC Big.png
Monster Dragon 1 4
806 Blacephalon Blacephalon
File:FireIC Big.png
File:GhostIC Big.png
Undiscovered Undiscovered 1USUM 10
813 Scorbunny Scorbunny
File:FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like 6
814 Raboot Raboot
File:FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like 1
815 Cinderace Cinderace
File:FireIC Big.png Field Human-Like 1
850 Sizzlipede Sizzlipede
File:FireIC Big.png
File:BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1
851 Centiskorch Centiskorch
File:FireIC Big.png
File:BugIC Big.png
Bug Bug 1
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 Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Ember is a move with 7 base power, 90% accuracy and 18 PP. The user attacks enemy in front of them, even if they are frozen (thawing them out in the process), cutting corners, and possibly inflicting a burn.

In Explorers of Time, Darkness and Sky, the move's PP has been decreased to 15 and its accuracy to 88%.

Pokémon Conquest

 
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Stars: ★★
Power: 26
Accuracy: 100%
Effect: Has a 10% chance of burning the target.
Users: Charmander   Chimchar   Tepig   Chimecho
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 Masters EX

Category Move Gauge MP Base Power Max Power Accuracy Target Effect Tag Description
Special 1 17 20 100% An opponent Has a chance (10%) of leaving the target burned.

Past Description

  • Prior to Version 2.10.0 (from June 28, 2021): Has a very small chance of leaving the target burned.

Pokémon GO

24px Ember
Fast Attack
Gyms & Raids
Power 10
Energy boost 10
Duration 1 second
Damage window 0.6 - 0.8 seconds
125px
Trainer Battles
Power 7
Energy boost 6
Turns 2
Eligible Pokémon:
Standard eligibility
CharmanderCharmeleonVulpixGrowlithePonytaMagmarFlareonCyndaquilQuilavaTyphlosionSlugmaMagcargoHoundourMagbyTorchicCombuskenNumelCameruptTorkoalCastformBagonShelgonChimcharMonfernoTepigPigniteEmboarLitwickLampentLarvestaFennekinBraixenFletchinderLitleo
By Elite Fast TM
CharizardNinetalesRapidash
By GO Snapshot
Smeargle
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

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

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Raboot Vulpix Charizard Tepig
The foe is attacked with small flames.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
004 Charmander Charmander spins around quickly and sparks fly from its tail at the opponent, or Charmander releases bolts 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
006 Charizard Charizard opens its mouth and shoots six fireballs from its mouth at the opponent.
Ash's Charizard Charizard Chills None
255 Torchic Torchic opens its mouth and shoots round 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
228 Houndour Houndour opens its mouth and multiple shoots 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
218 Slugma 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
300 Skitty Skitty shoots bolts of fire from a white orb on its paw at the opponent.
May's Skitty Game Winning Assist Used via Assist
157 Typhlosion Typhlosion opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire from it at the opponent.
Mr. Moore's Typhlosion Poetry Commotion! None
136 Flareon Flareon opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire from it at the opponent.
Savannah's Flareon Cruisin' for a Losin' None
390 Chimchar 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
391 Monferno Monferno opens its mouth and shoots bolts of fire at the opponent from its mouth.
A Monferno Angie used briefly Camping it Up! None
498 Tepig 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
653 Fennekin Fennekin fires a blanket of small orange sparks from its mouth at the opponent.
Serena's Fennekin A Shockingly Cheeky Friendship! None
725 Litten 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
037 Vulpix Vulpix releases a blast of fire from its mouth at the opponent.
Samson Oak's Vulpix Getting to Know You! None
757 Salandit Salandit starts gathering a swirling ball of fire in its mouth before firing it at the opponent.
A wild Salandit Dewpider Ascending! None
726 Torracat The bell on Torracat's neck creates a yellow orb of fire surrounded by an orange flame. The flame then moves in front of its mouth before being shot towards the opponent.
Ash's Torracat Run, Heroes, Run! None
813 Scorbunny Scorbunny runs in place to build friction. It then kicks a pebble, setting it on fire as it flies towards the opponent.
Goh's Scorbunny Kicking It from Here Into Tomorrow! None
814 Raboot 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


Pokémon Origins

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

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


Pokémon - The Legend of the Dragon King

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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 the Latin American dub of the anime, Ember was called Ámbar in the Original Series, which means amber, not ember.
    • In Advanced Generation, Ember was incorrectly called Sorpresa, which is the Spanish name for Fake Out.
  • Ember is the only Fire-type Cute move.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 火花 Fófā
Mandarin 火花 Huǒhuā
20px Czech Uhlíkový útok
20px Danish Gløde
20px Dutch Sintel
20px Finnish Tulihiillos (original series)
Hiillos/Hiillostus (Advanced Generation; DP006*)
20px French Flammèche
20px German Glut
20px Greek Σπίθα Spitha
20px Hindi अंगारे Angaare
20px Indonesian Bara Api
20px Italian Braciere
20px Korean 불꽃세례 Bulkkotserye
20px Lithuanian Žarijos
Žarijų Ataka
20px Norwegian Glør
20px Polish Atak Żarem*
Żar*
Iskry*
Płomień*
Czad*
Wrzący Atak*
Ogień*
Portuguese 20px 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)
20px Portugal Brasas
20px Romanian Cenușă Fierbinte
20px Russian Тлеющие Угли Tleyushchiye Ugli
20px Serbian Žar (Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl)
Spanish 20px Latin America Ámbar (Original Series)
Sorpresa (Advanced & Advanced Challenge)
Fuego (Advanced Challenge & Diamond and Pearl)
Brasas (DP Battle Dimension & Pokémon the Series: Black & White)
20px Spain Ascuas
20px Swedish Glöd
20px Thai ลูกไฟ
20px Turkish Kor
20px Vietnamese Muội Than Hồng



Variations of the move Acid
Special AcidBubbleEmberThunder ShockPowder Snow


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