Typhlosion (Pokémon)

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Typhlosion
Volcano Pokémon
#157
Typhlosion
Typhlosion




Type
Fire Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
[[bulbapedia:Blaze (Ability)|Blaze]]
Typhlosion
[[bulbapedia:Hubris (Ability)|Hubris]]
Y

Y
[[bulbapedia:Flash Fire (Ability)|Flash Fire]]
Hidden Ability

Y

Y

Y
Cacophony
Cacophony
Cacophony
Cacophony
Cacophony
[[bulbapedia:Flash Fire (Ability)|Flash Fire]]
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability
[[bulbapedia:Hubris (Ability)|Hubris]]

Y

Y



Y

Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
5'07" 1.7 m
Weight
175.3 lbs. 79.5 kg
EV yield
Total: 3
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
3
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed

Typhlosion is a Fire-type Pokémon.

It evolves from Quilava starting at level 36. It is the final form of Cyndaquil.

Using a Typlosionite, a Typhlosion can further evolve into Mega Typhlosion. Its Mega ability, Hubris, causes your special attack to rise by one stage upon fainting another pokemon through direct damage. Furthermore, Mega evolving Typhlosion will lead to a +1 boost in the attack base stat, a +51 boost in the special attack base stat, a +24 boost in the special defense base stat and a +25 boost in the speed base stat.


Base Stats

Typhlosion

Stat Range
At Lv. 60 At Lv. 120
HP: 78
163 - 220 317 - 430
Attack: 84
94 - 178 185 - 350
Defense: 78
88 - 170 172 - 335
Sp.Atk: 109
121 - 211 239 - 416
Sp.Def: 85
96 - 179 188 - 353
Speed: 100
112 - 199 220 - 392
Total: 534   
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Mega Typhlosion

Stat Range
At Lv. 60 At Lv. 120
HP: 78
163 - 220 317 - 430
Attack: 85
96 - 179 188 - 353
Defense: 78
88 - 170 172 - 335
Sp.Atk: 160
177 - 278 350 - 551
Sp.Def: 109
121 - 211 239 - 416
Speed: 125
139 - 232 274 - 458
Total: 635   
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type Effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
Crystal
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
Crystal
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
Crystal
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
Crystal
None

Learnset

By leveling up

1.2
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100100% 5
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start SmokeScreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
00Start Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25
066 SmokeScreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
1010 Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25
1313 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
2020 Flame Wheel Fire Physical 06060 100100% 25
2424 Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 —% 40
3131 Swift Normal Special 06060 —% 20
3535 Flame Charge Fire Physical 05050 100100% 20
4343 Lava Plume Fire Special 08080 100100% 15
4848 Flamethrower Fire Special 09595 100100% 15
5656 Inferno Fire Special 100100 05050% 5
6161 Rollout Rock Physical 03030 09090% 20
6969 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100100% 15
7474 Eruption Fire Special 150150 100100% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Typhlosion obtained at level 1.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Typhlosion
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Typhlosion

By TM/HM

1.2
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Normaltm.png TM?? Placeholder Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15

  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Typhlosion
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Typhlosion

Strategy

This mega doesn't have a lot of versatility in its optimal set, but it truly excels as a sun sweeper/wall-breaker. Under sun it does an absolutely INSANE amount of damage with eruption, and 125 Speed isn't anything to scoff at either. Though it may not be the best Mega Evolution objectively, it gets above average coverage and a hell of a lot of damage.

Here's a couple of calculations just to show the raw power of this Mega Evolution.

252+ SpA Mega Typhlosion Eruption (150 BP) vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Eviolite Chansey in Sun: 301-355 (42.7 - 50.4%) -- 1.2% chance to 2HKO

252+ SpA Mega Typhlosion Solar Beam vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Mega Milotic: 216-256 (54.8 - 64.9%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Leftovers recovery

All in all, Mega Typhlosion is a decent sweeper/wall-breaker that thrives under sun, but has a lot of weaknesses and needs a lot of support to clean up teams with Hubris. That being said, it's a volatile threat that can just ruin teams when left unchecked by blowing up and uncontrollably erupting on your opponent's Pokémon, which makes it awesome in terms of flavour.