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Talonflame (ファイアロー Faiaroo) is a Fire/Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VI.

Biology

Physiology

Talonflame is a large hawk-like bird Pokémon. It has flame-red feathers covering its head and wings, and specks of orange, resembling embers, on its underbelly and legs. The lower part of Talonflame's body is gray in color. Its large orange wings are tipped with black feathers. Its tail is black with yellow stripes. It now has powerful legs and sharp yellow, clawed talons. Its eyes are narrowed and yellow in color, and it has a short, sharp black beak.

Behavior

In the fever of an exciting battle, it showers embers from the gaps between its feathers and takes to the air. Talonflame are known to hunt smaller bird Pokémon for prey such as Pikipek or Wingull.

Evolution

Talonflame evolves from Fletchinder at level 35, which is evolved from Fletchling.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
X/Y Evolve Fletchinder None
OR/AS Trade None
Sun/Moon Evolve Fletchinder None


Pokédex entries

  • X

    In the fever of an exciting battle, it showers embers from the gaps between its feathers and takes to the air.

  • Y

    When attacking prey, it can reach speeds of up to 310 mph. It finishes its prey off with a colossal kick.

  • Omega Ruby

    In the fever of an exciting battle, it showers embers from the gaps between its feathers and takes to the air.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    When attacking prey, it can reach speeds of up to 310 mph. It finishes its prey off with a colossal kick.

  • Sun

    Its favorite foods are Wingull and Pikipek. It attacks with a powerful kick and grasps them firmly in its talons.

  • Moon

    It zooms directly at its prey at flight speeds of close to 310 mph, while fiery embers scatter from gaps in its feathers.

  • Ultra Sun

    Its tough wings don’t allow fire to pass through them. A long time ago, firefighters’ outfits were made from Talonflame wings.

  • Ultra Moon

    Bird Pokémon make up most of its diet. It approaches at high speeds and smacks them down to the ground with its powerful kick.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
78
Attack
81
Defense
71
Sp. Atk
74
Sp. Def
69
Speed
126
Total
499

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special
1 Brave Bird 120 100% 15 Flying Physical
1 Flare Blitz 120 100% 15 Fire Physical
1 Tackle 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
6 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
10 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
13 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
16 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
25 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
27 Razor Wind 80 100% 10 Normal Special
31 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical
39 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
44 Acrobatics 55 100% 15 Flying Physical
49 Me First —% 20 Normal Status
55 Tailwind —% 15 Flying Status
60 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical
64 Brave Bird 120 100% 15 Flying Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Brave Bird 120 100% 15 Flying Physical Type Cool 6 0 ♥
1 Flare Blitz 120 100% 15 Fire Physical Type Cool 6 0 ♥
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
6 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
10 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
13 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
16 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
17 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
25 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
27 Razor Wind 80 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 3 0 ♥
31 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
39 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
44 Acrobatics 55 100% 15 Flying Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
49 Me First —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
55 Tailwind —% 15 Flying Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
60 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
64 Brave Bird 120 100% 15 Flying Physical Type Cool 6 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM50 Overheat 130 90% 5 Fire Special
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 85% 15 Fire Status
TM62 Acrobatics 55 100% 15 Flying Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
TM76 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM19 Roost —% 10 Flying Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM50 Overheat 130 90% 5 Fire Special Type Beautiful 6 0 ♥
TM51 Steel Wing 70 90% 25 Steel Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 85% 15 Fire Status Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM62 Acrobatics 55 100% 15 Flying Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM89 U-turn 70 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM02 Fly 90 95% 15 Flying Physical Type Clever 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Talonflame can learn, refer to Fletchling.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Defog USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Heat Wave USUM 95 90% 10 Fire Special
Snatch USUM —% 10 Dark Status
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Tailwind USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Heat Wave ORAS 95 90% 10 Fire Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
Snatch ORAS —% 10 Dark Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Tailwind ORAS —% 15 Flying Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

3D Models

Version
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Talonflame XY Talonflame XY TalonflameSpriteBack XY
Talonflame Shiny XY Talonflame Shiny XY TalonflameSpriteShinyBack XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Battle Animation Sprites

Talonflame-AttackAnimation-XY-1 Talonflame-AttackAnimation-XY-2

Anime

Trivia

Origin

Talonflame’s description hints that it may be based on the peregrine falcon, which also dives from the akr at high speeds to catch prey. Its appearance may be based on the crested eagle.

Etymology

The name Talonflame comes from "talon" and "flame".

Gallery

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