Essentials

Volcarona

Volcarona

Bug Fire

Abilities

Flame Body

Has a 30% chance of burning attacking Pokémon on contact.

Hidden Ability

Swarm

Strengthens Bug moves to inflict 1.5× damage at 1/3 max HP or less.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ¼
  • Ground 1
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 4
  • Steel ½
  • Water 2

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 5
National
637
Original Unova
143 Black, White
Updated Unova
172 Black 2, White 2

Names

French
Pyrax
German
Ramoth
Italian
Volcarona
Spanish
Volcarona
Japanese
ウルガモス (urugamosu)

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Bug
Hatch counter
40 Search:
Steps to hatch
10455 / 5355

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
248 Search:
Effort points
  • 3 Special Attack
Capture rate
15 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 5 100% Silver Powder Silver Powder
Generation 6 100% Silver Powder Silver Powder

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Larvesta Volcarona Level up, starting at level 59

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
85
78.4 343 374
Attack
60
31.2 188 219
Defense
65
44.7 198 229
Special Attack
135
96.8 338 369
Special Defense
105
89.5 278 309
Speed
100
86.0 268 299
Total
550
87.1

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black

When volcanic ash darkened the atmosphere, it is said that Volcarona’s fire provided a replacement for the sun.

White

A sea of fire engulfs the surroundings of their battles, since they use their six wings to scatter their ember scales.

Black 2, White 2

Thought to be an embodiment of the sun, it appeared during a bitterly cold winter and saved Pokémon from freezing.

Generation 6
Y

When volcanic ash darkened the atmosphere, it is said that Volcarona’s fire provided a replacement for the sun.

Sprites

Volcarona Volcarona Volcarona Volcarona

Miscellany

Species
Sun Search:
Color
White Search:
Cry
Footprint
Volcarona
Shape
Lepidopterous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Volcarona
16

5'3.0"
1.6 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Volcarona
460

101.4 lb
46.0 kg

Locations

Moves

Bug and Fire moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Special moves better suit Volcarona's higher Special Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Fiery Dance Fire special 10 80 100%

Has a 50% chance to raise the user's Special Attack by one stage.

Hurricane Flying special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to confuse the target.

Rage Powder Bug status 20 2

Redirects the target's single-target effects to the user for this turn.

Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Quiver Dance Bug status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack, Special Defense, and Speed by one stage each.

Flare Blitz Fire physical 15 120 100%

User takes 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil. Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Flame Wheel Fire physical 25 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Lets frozen Pokémon thaw themselves.

Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Gust Flying special 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokémon in the air.

10 10 Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

20 20 Gust Flying special 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokémon in the air.

30 30 Fire Spin Fire special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

40 40 Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

50 50 Silver Wind Bug special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

59 59 Quiver Dance Bug status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack, Special Defense, and Speed by one stage each.

60 60 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

70 70 Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

80 80 Rage Powder Bug status 20 2

Redirects the target's single-target effects to the user for this turn.

90 90 Hurricane Flying special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to confuse the target.

100 100 Fiery Dance Fire special 10 80 100%

Has a 50% chance to raise the user's Special Attack by one stage.

Level up, learned by Larvesta but not Volcarona
20 20 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

30 30 Flame Charge Fire physical 20 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage. Raises the user's Speed by one stage.

40 40 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

50 50 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

60 Flame Wheel Fire physical 25 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Lets frozen Pokémon thaw themselves.

80 Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

90 Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

100 Flare Blitz Fire physical 15 120 100%

User takes 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil. Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Larvesta but not Volcarona
• • Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

• • Foresight Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

• • Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

• • Magnet Rise Electric status 10

User is immune to Ground moves and effects for five turns.

• • Morning Sun Normal status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

• • String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

• • Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Black 2, White 2 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Black 2, White 2 Magnet Rise Electric status 10

User is immune to Ground moves and effects for five turns.

Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Black 2, White 2 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
04 04 Calm Mind Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.

06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

20 20 Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

29 29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

38 38 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 Flame Charge Fire physical 20 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage. Raises the user's Speed by one stage.

44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

50 50 Overheat Fire special 5 130 90%

Lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after inflicting damage.

59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

61 61 Will-O-Wisp Fire status 15 85%

Burns the target.

62 62 Acrobatics Flying physical 15 55 100%

Has double power if the user has no held item.

68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

84 84 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

93 93 Wild Charge Electric physical 15 90 100%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H2 H2 Fly Flying physical 15 90 95%

User flies high into the air, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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