Typhlosion obscures itself behind a shimmering heat haze that it creates using its intensely hot flames. This Pokémon creates blazing explosive blasts that burn everything to cinders.
~ Ruby/Sapphire Pokedex Entry


Typhlosion is the final form of the fire starter Pokémon from Johto. It seems to be based off of the honey badger. It evolves from Cyndaquil starting at level 16, and then again from Quilava at level 36.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 6-C

Name: Typhlosion

Origin: Pokémon

Gender: Varies (Species is 87.5% male, 12.5% female)

Age: Varies

Classification: Pokémon, Starter Pokémon, Third Stage Pokémon, Fire-type Pokémon

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical CharacteristicsFire Manipulation, Statistics Amplification, Status Effect Inducement, Smokescreens, Metal Manipulation, Explosion Manipulation, Can hide itself using heat shimmers, Can absorb fire to increase its strength, Spin Dash, Homing Attack, Immunity to burns, Resistance to Bug, Fairy, Grass, Ice, and Steel-type moves, Statistics Reduction

Attack Potency: Island level (Can learn Eruption and it's other attacks should be of similar strength. Comparable to other starters)

Speed: Relativistic (Can trade blows with Pokemon like Poliwrath)

Lifting Strength: Class 100

Striking Strength: Island Class (Has a lot of physical moves)

Durability: Island level (Can take hits from others of its species)

Stamina: High

Range: Standard melee range, tens of kilometers with most attacks.

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: High when it comes to battling

Weaknesses: Water, Rock, and Ground-type moves. Using Burn Up removes its Fire-type which in turn removes its burn immunity, resistances, and ability to further use Burn Up. However this also results in its type based weaknesses being removed. Double-Edge deals recoil damage.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

Here are a list of all of its moves.

In addition to its moves, Typhlosion is known to have additional capabilities (as stated in the Pokedex):

-Can raise the temperature of the surrounding air drastically, creating heat shimmers strong enough to obscure it from an opponent (entries from Crystal, Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald, D/P/Pt, B/W/B2/W2, and OR/AS)

-Heats its own body temperature high enough to cause anything that comes into contact with it to catch fire (entries from Gold, Leaf Green, Heart Gold, and X/Y)

-Can create explosions by rubbing its fur together (entries from Silver, Fire Red, and Soul Silver)


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

Start a Discussion Discussions about Typhlosion

  • Typhlosion Speed?

    7 messages
    • You can add the mentions if you want but I'm not sure how fast his explosions are.
    • This wouldn't have anything to do with speed. It would just be a mention of the feats in the Pokedex.
  • Typhlosion vs Natsu Dragneel

    39 messages
    • ^That would be because your body cannot handle a propulsion of that scale. Natsu however knows what he can handle, which is proven futher by ...
    • Then hes barely getting a boost from it then.