|“||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
Gender: Varies (Species is 87.5% male, 12.5% female)
Classification: Pokémon, Starter Pokémon, Third Stage Pokémon, Fire-type Pokémon
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Fire 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)
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)
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.
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)