Flash Fire is an ability.


If a Pokémon with the ability is hit with a Fire-type move, Fire-type moves(and later the users Attack stats starting from Gen 4)will be powered up.

This ability makes the user immune to Fire-type damage and when hit by a Fire-type move, Flash Fire will be activated. While subsequent hits by Fire-type moves will not provide a further increase in the damage of Fire-type attacks, it will still not take any damage.

If the user has used a move like Protect before being hit by a fire move, the ability is not activated.

Will-o-Wisp will trigger and not leave a burn if the Pokémon is Fire-type. If Will-o-Wisp hits a non Fire-type it will still trigger the ability, but will leave a burn.

Flash Fire is not active while the user is frozen prior to Generation V.

In Pokémon Sword and Shield, the ability has a 50% chance of forcing you to encounter a wild fire type if any can be found in the vicinity.

It is an exclusive ability to Fire-type Pokémon.



Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#037 Vulpix 037 Type Fire
#038 Ninetales 038 Type Fire
#058 Growlithe 058 Type Fire
#059 Arcanine 059 Type Fire
#077 Ponyta 077 Type Fire
#078 Rapidash 078 Type Fire
#136 Flareon 136 Type Fire
#228 Houndour 228 Type DarkType Fire
#229 Houndoom 229 Type DarkType Fire
#485 Heatran 485 Type FireType Steel
#607 Litwick 607 Type GhostType Fire
#608 Lampent 608 Type GhostType Fire
#609 Chandelure 609 Type GhostType Fire
#631 Heatmor 631 Type Fire
#850 Sizzlipede 850 Type FireType Bug
#851 Centiskorch 851 Type FireType Bug


Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#155 Cyndaquil 155 Type Fire
#156 Quilava 156 Type Fire
#157 Typhlosion 157 Type Fire
#244 Entei 244 Type Fire
#837 Rolycoly 837 Type Rock
#838 Carkol 838 Type RockType Fire
#839 Coalossal 839 Type RockType Fire


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