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: At least High 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

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

Speed: Sub-Relativistic (Can catch or dodge things thrown, flung, or hurled by other Pokémon, who can throw things much less throw-able at these speeds)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

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

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

Stamina: High

Range: Hundreds of meters

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: High when it comes to battling

Weaknesses: Water-, Rock-, and Ground- type moves

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.