What are the 30 best fire-type Pokemon that players should have at their party? Undoubtedly, Pokemon is the most successful game franchise of Game Freak and Nintendo. Because of the game’s popularity, it also got anime adaptations. The game has over eight generations, and the latest game in the series is the Pokemon Sword and Shield. However, new games like Pokemon Legend Arceus and the remake of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl are also set to release soon. Further, the franchise also has two popular mobile games: Pokemon GO and Pokemon Unite.
The game is popular for the unique creatures, which are called Pocket Monsters or Pokemon for short. The games revolve around a young trainer who sets out on a journey to become the greatest trainer. In this journey, the players come across many pokemons and trainers. Further, they catch different pokemons and train them to become the champion. The latest game has about 898 Pokemon, which are divided into different types. Among these types, the most popular ones are the Fire-type pokemons. Since the release of the first game, Fire-type Pokemon has had a huge fandom. So let’s look into the 30 best Fire-type Pokemon.
This mystique nine-tailed fox Pokemon is famous for its elegant and beautiful appearance. However, looks aren’t the only thing about this Pokemon. Because it is one of the best Fire-type Pokemon in the game. Ninetales has very good Special Defense and Speed, which gives it an edge over its opponents in battles. A Ninetales has a base total of 505. Further, Ninetales was first introduced in the first Pokemon games, Red and Blue. Also, a trainer can get their hands on a Ninetales when they evolve a Vulpix with firestone. Also, Ninetales has a Galarian form which is an Ice-type instead of the classic Fire-type.
Pyroar has been introduced in the sixth generation of Pokemon games, Sun and Moon. It evolves from Litleo when the trainer levels up the lion cub Pokemon to Level 35. Pyroar is a strong Fire-type Pokemon with a total base stat of 507. Further, this royal-looking lion Pokemon has a fiery breath of 540 degrees Celsius. Further, both the genders of this Pokemon look different can be identified with their mane. Pyroar’s speed and special attack are something an opponent should look for. Also, Pyroar and Litleo are the only Pokemons with Fire/Normal-Typing in the Pocket Monster Universe.
This Coal Pokemon fails to impress with its speed. However, Coalossal is an absolute tank because of its high HP, defense, and special defense, enabling it to resist powerful attacks. This Fire-type Pokemon also has some decent attack power to accompany its phenomenal defense. It also has a base stat around 510. Further, the Pokedex entry states that Coalossal can produce flames near the temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit. Also, Coalossal is the final evolution form of the Rock-type Pokemon, Rolycoly. To get Coalossal, a trainer first needs to evolve a Rolycoly to Carkol at level 18, and then that Carkol will evolve into a Coalossal at level 34. This Rock/Fire-type Pokemon first appeared in Pokemon Sword and Shield.
Chandelure is one of the unique Fire-type Pokemon because of its rare dual typing of Ghost/Fire-type with a base stat of 520. This Luring Pokemon might not look like a suitable Pokemon to have because of its low HP and speed stats. But it has a high special attack and some middling defense. Further, its immunity for Normal and Fighting-type along with resistance against seven types, covers up for Chandelure’s so many weaknesses. This Ghost/Fire-type Pokemon was introduced in the fifth generation games. Black and White, and the trainer need to catch a Litwick for getting a Chandelure because Litwick evolves into Lampent at Level 41, which later evolves into Chandelure when holding a Dusk Stone.
Rotom is an Electric/Ghost-type Pokemon, but it can also be a powerful Fire-type Pokemon with a base stat of 520. As Rotom is a plasma Pokemon, it can possess home appliances. Therefore, this Pokemon’s typing changes depending on which appliance it possesses. It changes into an Electric/Fire-type when it possesses an oven. Heat Rotom doesn’t have a high HP, but the defense, special defense, and special attacks make up for the weakness. This unique Pokemon was first introduced in the Generation Five games, Black and White.
In the Pokemon universe, Fire-types is a great weakness for Bug-type Pokemons. However, Centiskorch is Bug/Fire-type Pokemon, and so this bug Pokemon is not weak against fire. Further, Centiskorch is a strong Fire-type Pokemon that a trainer should use because of its 525 base stat. This Pokemon is called a ‘Radiator Pokemon’ because of its body, which is on fire. Centiskorch has mediocre defense and speed, but its other stats are pretty good and well-balanced. This Bug/Fire-type Pokemon is available in games, Pokemon Sword and Shield. Further, the trainer can get this Pokemon via evolving a Sizzlipede at Level 28.
Flareon Pokemon is one of the early Fire-type Pokemons in the Pokemon universe. This Fire-type pokemon was introduced in the first generation games. Further, it is part of the Eevee evolution line. A trainer can get a Flareon when he gives a Fire Stone to an Eevee. This Flame Pokemon has a huge fandom because of its beautiful appearance. However, this cute Fire-type can store heat and has a body temperature of around 1700 degrees Fahrenheit. A Flareon might not look that strong, but it is one of the best Fire-types with a 525 base stat. Flareon’s Attack stat is magnificent, along with its high Special Defense and Special Attack.
The Fire-type has always been the typing for one of the starter Pokemon besides Water and Grass-type in every Pokemon game. Emboar is the final evolution of the fifth generation Fire-type starter, Tepig. It is a Mega Fire Pig Pokemon with the Fire/Fighting-type and 528 base stat. Emboar is the third starter with Fire/Fighting-type after Blaziken and Infernape. Further, Emboar has a high HP along with acute attack and special attack stats. To get an Emboar, a trainer needs to first evolve their Tepig into Pignite at Level 17 and which later evolves into an Emboar at Level 36.
If you want a cool and aggressive Fire-type Pokemon, then Incineroar is the perfect Pokemon for you. This Pokemon is also called a Heel Pokemon and is popular for its violent and aggressive nature. Incineroar is the only known Fire/Dark Pokemon after Houndour and its evolution, Houndoom. This Pokemon has a base stat of around 530 and has great attack stats, but the only weakness is the mediocre special attack and speed. To get an Incineroar, a player needs to choose Litten as the starter in Pokemon Soon or Moon, which evolves into Torracat at Level 17. Later, the Torracat evolves into Incineroar at Level 34.
Cinderace is the latest eighth-generation Fire-type starter introduced in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Like other Fire-type starters, Cinderace also has good stats and has over 530 base stat. This Striker Pokemon has some mind-blowing attack and speed, which gives it an edge in the battle. Also, Cinderace is the only final evolution of a Fire-type starter, which is a pure Fire-type after Typhlosion from the second generation. To get a Cinderace, the player needs to choose Scorbunny as the first Pokemon in Sword and Shield, then evolve it to Raboot at Level 16, which eventually evolves into Cinderace.
Delphox is a Fire/Psychic-type Fox Pokemon, which is the final evolution of the sixth generation starter, Fennekin. This Pokemon might have moderate HP, attack, and defense stats. But Delphox, being Psychic-type besides a Fire-type, also provides an impressive special attack, special defense, and speed. It has a base stat of 534 and is undoubtedly one of the best Fire-type in the Pokemon universe. To get a Delphox in part, the player needs to choose Fennekin as their first Pokemon and then evolve it to Braixen and then Delphox at Level 16 and Level 36, respectively. It is the third Fire/Psychic-type Pokemon after Darmanitan and Victini.
This Flame Pokemon is the final evolution of the Sinnoh Fire-type starter Chimchar. Infernape is also one of the favorite starter Fire-type Pokemons. It might not excel at defense, but the attack stats cover up for the weakness. Infernape is the perfect example for the statement. The offense is the best defense. Further, this Flame Pokemon has a base stat of around 534. Also, to get this strong Fire-type Pokemon, choose Chimchar and then evolve it into Monferno and Infernape at Level 14 and 36, respectively.
Typhlosion is the final evolved form of the Fire-type Johto starter, Cyndaquil. It is a Volcano Pokemon that becomes hot when angry, and then it can burn anything which comes in contact. Typlosion has a base stat of 534, which is the highest among the Johto starters. This Volcano Pokemon has a high special attack and speed, which fills for its weakness. Typlosion is the only final evolution of a Fire-type starter besides Cinderace without a second typing. Typlosion evolves from Quilava at Level 36, which has evolved from Cyndaquil at Level 14.
Darmanitan is a Blazing Pokemon that was introduced in the fifth generation of Pokemon games, Black and Moon. When a player trains a Darumaka to Level 35, it evolves into Darmanitan. This Blazing Pokemon is a Fire-type with 480 base stats. However, this Pokemon has a twist to its stats and typing. When a Darmanitan meditates, it enters the Zen Mode, which enhances its psychic powers. Therefore, Darmanitan becomes a Fire/Psychic-type in Zen Mode with boosted stats around 540. Further, Darmanitan has a Galarian form which is Ice-type instead of normal Fire-type. However, a Galarian Darmanitan in Zen Mode is Ice/Fire-type, and it also has a similar state to the usual Zen Mode.
This Blast Pokemon is one of the best Fire-type Pokemon in the series, which trainers should have at their party. Magmortar is an absolute tank with mind-blowing firepower. It has a base stat of 540, which includes its high special attack of around 125. Magmortar was first introduced in Generation 4, and it is the evolution of Magmar. To get this Blast Pokemon, a trainer needs to evolve a Magby to Magmar at Level 30 and then trade it holding a Magmarizer to evolve a Magmar into Magmortar.
Volcarona is called the Sun Pokemon because when the sky covers the sun, this Pokemon acts as a replacement for the sun and provides heat. This Pokemon evolves from Larvesta at Level 59. Further, Volcaron is one of the best Fire-type Pokemon in the Pocket Monster Universe. Further, Volcarona and Larvesta were the first Bug/Fire-type Pokemon introduced into the series. Volcarona has 550 base stat, and it has phenomenal special attack along with pretty high special defense and speed.
This Fire-type Pokemon is one of the first 150 Pokemon introduced in the series. Arcanine is known for its grace and beauty. However, the looks are not all about an Arcanine, as this Pokemon is also really strong. It has a base stat around 555, which includes a high HP, attack, special attack, and speed. It has one of the best stats from the original 150 Pokemon. Therefore, many even considered Arcanine as a Legendary Pokemon back in the day. Even the PokeDex notes Arcanine as a Legendary Pokemon.
Camerupt is a Fire/Ground-type Pokemon that was introduced in the third-generation games Pokemon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. Camerupt has some decent base stat around 460, but that doesn’t make it the best Fire-type Pokemon. However, Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, the remakes of the third-generation Hoenn games, introduced a new evolution for Camerupt. Because of mega evolution, Camerupt evolves into Mega Camerupt using a Cameruptite. Further, Mega Camerupt has a boosted base stat of 560. It has massive firepower with very high attack and special attack stats along with quite high defense and special defense stat, which covers for its low HP and speed.
Sp. Atk: 145
Sp. Def: 105
Strong Against:Bug, Steel, Grass, Ice, Fairy, Poison, Electric
Weak Against:Water, Ground
This Fire/Ghost-type is a Fireworks Pokemon introduced in the seventh generation games, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. Blacephalon is special Pokemon because it is an Ultra Beast, which is introduced in the seventh-generation Alola region. This Ultra Beast doesn’t impress with the HP and defense. However, it has phenomenal special attack power with high attack and speed stats. Therefore, Blacephalon has a base stat near 570 and is one of the best Fire-type Pokemon to have.
Entei is a Fire-type Legendary Pokemon, which is also part of the Legendary Beast trio introduced in the second-generation Pokemon games: Gold and Silver. According to PokeDex, three Pokemon died when the Brass Tower in Johto caught fire after lightning struck. Later, the Legendary Fire-type Pokemon, Ho-Oh resurrected the three Pokemons, and Entei was born, who represents the flames that burned the Brass Tower. Entei is one of the best Fire-type Pokemon with well-balanced and high stats. It has 580 base stat.
This is a Fire/Flying-type Legendary Pokemon, which is part of the Kanto Legendary Bird Trio. Also, it is one of the first Legendary Pokemon to be introduced in the series. It is one of the best Fire-type Pokemon in the game. It has a very high special attack stat along with other high stats except for the mediocre special defense. Moltres has a base stat of 580 and is a good Fire-type Pokemon to have at a trainer’s party.
Houndoom is a Dark Pokemon that was introduced in the Generation 2 games Pokemon Gold and Silver. It is also one of the first Dark-type Pokemon to be introduced in the series. Besides being a strong Dark-type, Houndoom is also a very strong Fire-type with a base stat of 500. However, Houndoom also got much stronger after receiving a mega evolution. Mega Houndoom has a mind-blowing base stat of over 600. To get this strong Dark/Fire-type, a trainer can train a Houndour to evolve at Level 24, and later, that Houndoom can mega evolve with a Houndoomite.
Victini is a Victory Pokemon and is a Psychic/Fire-type. It was first introduced in the fifth-generation Pokemon games Black and White as a Mythical Pokemon. It got really popular because of its cute appearance and also is a very rare Pokemon. However, Victini might not look that strong, but it is one of the best Fire-type Pokemon in the game. It is a Pokemon with equally balanced stats. All of Victini’s stats are at 100. Therefore, Victini has a base stat of 600, but it is only available during special events.
Heatran is a Lava Dome Pokemon introduced in Generation 4 Pokemon games: Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. It is also a Legendary Pokemon with the only known dual typing of Fire/Steel-type, making it one of the strongest Pokemon and has resistivity against many types. It is a great Pokemon to have as all of its stats are really high except for the speed. However, it covers that weakness with a really high special attack. Heatran has a base stat of 600.
As we know that Water-type Pokemon is the weakness of the Fire-type. However, Volcanion is a unique Pokemon with the rarest dual-typing of Fire/Water-type. Also, Volcanion is a Mythical Pokemon that first appeared in Generation VI games, Pokemon X and Y. Because of its secondary typing, it became the first Fire-type to have immunity against Water-type. Volcanion might have mediocre HP and Speed stats. But it has phenomenal defense and special attack along with quite a high attack and special defense stats to cover for its weakness. Further, Volcanion has a 600 base stat.
Sp. Atk: 130
Sp. Def: 90
Strong Against:Bug, Steel, Ice, Fairy, Water, Poison, Grass, Fire
Weak Against:Ground, Rock, Electric
5. Mega Blaziken
Blaziken is one of the most beloved Fire-type starters. It is the final evolution of the third-generation Fire-type starter, Torchic. Blaziken is already a very strong Fire-type Pokemon with 530 base stat. It was the first Fire/Fighting-type that was introduced in the series. However, this incredible Pokemon got stronger after receiving a mega evolution in the Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Mega Blaziken has a much higher stat, around 630 base stat. It has a phenomenal attack, special attack, and speed stats. To get a Mega Blaziken, a trainer needs to choose Torchic and then evolve it into Combusken at Level 16, which later evolves into Blaziken at Level 36. Further, Blaziken can mega evolve with a Blazikenite.
Undoubtedly, Charizard is a fan favorite and the most popular Pokemon. It is one of the original 150 Pokemon that was introduced in the first generation games. Further, Charizard is also the mascot of the Pokemon Red and Fire Red. Charizard is already a spectacular Pokemon with 534 base stats. However, it got even stronger after receiving mega evolutions in the sixth generation. Further, it is the only Pokemon besides Mewtwo to get two mega evolutions. Charizard’s both mega evolutions have a boosted base stat of 634. But Mega Charizard X’s stats are much better than Mega Charizard Y. Also, Mega Charizard X is Fire/Dragon-type, whereas Mega Charizard Y is Fire/Flying-type. To get a Mega Charizard X, a train needs to evolve a Charizard with Charizardite X.
Sp. Atk: 130
Sp. Def: 85
Strong Against: Bug, Grass, Steel, Fire, Electric
Weak Against:Ground, Rock, Dragon
Ho-Oh was introduced in the second-generation Pokemon games, Silver and Gold. Further, it is also the mascot of the Pokemon Gold and Heart Gold. In these Johto region-based games, it was easy to get hands-on a Ho-Oh because it is part of the game’s storyline. Further, this Fire/Flying-type Pokemon is said to be the master of Johtos Legendary Beast trio. Also, this Legendary Pokemon is one of the best Fire-type because of its impressive stats. It has a base stat of 680.
Reshiram is a Vast white Pokemon that was introduced in Generation 5 games as a Legendary Pokemon. Further, it is the mascot for Pokemon Black. Along with Zekrom and Kyurem, it forms the Unova region’s Tao Trio. Being a legendary Pokemon, it is one of the strongest Pokemon. And Reshiram is also one of the best Fire-type Pokemon available in the Pokemon Universe because of his high base stat around 680. All its stats are really high, but the special attacks of Reshiram are just magnificent.
Sp. Atk: 150
Sp. Def: 120
Strong Against: Bug, Grass, Steel, Fire, Electric
Weak Against:Ground, Rock, Dragon
1. Primal Groudon
Groudon was introduced in the Third Generation game, Pokemon Ruby, where it was also the Legendary mascot Pokemon. Groudon is a strong Pokemon with stats around 670, but it is a Ground-type. However, Groudon received a new for in the Pokemon Omega Ruby as it got Primal Reversion which is similar to Mega Evolution. After undergoing Primal Reversion, Groudon becomes Primal Groudon, and it is a Ground/Fire-type instead of just a Ground-type. Also, Primal Groudon has a magnificent 770 base stat, making it the best Fire-type Pokemon available in the entire series.
Sp. Atk: 150
Sp. Def: 90
Strong Against:Bug, Steel, Grass, Ice, Fairy, Poison, Electric