Pignite < Emboar > Oshawott
Mega Fire Pig Pokémon
Fire.gif Fighting.gif
5'3" (1.6m)
330.7 lbs (150kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
EV Yield

Emboar (エンブオー) is the sixth Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Fire/Fighting Type, and it is known as the Mega Fire Pig Pokémon.

Emboar makes use of the Blaze Ability. This Ability increases its Fire Type attacks by 50% once its HP falls below one-third of its maximum. Emboar's Dream World Ability is different than that of its previous two forms, as Dream World Emboar use the Reckless Ability. This Ability gives moves that cause Recoil a 20% Increase in power, but Recoil increases as a result.

Tepig evolves into Pignite at Level 17, and evolves into Emboar starting at Level 36.

Emboar is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Emboar 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.




Emboar takes on the appearance of a large pig. It's beard is a beard of fire; its midsection is predominantly black with a yellow smoke-like pattern. The pattern towards Emboar's feet resemble dark flames. Emboar's arms are black with a red stripe that runs around each wrist.

Gender Differences

Emboar doesn't have any distinguished features that make it appear male or female.

Game Information

Original Games

Emboar can only be obtained by evolving Pignite in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2.

Spin-Off Games

Emboar appears at the Crag Area's Rockridge Fort in PokéPark 2: Worlds Beyond. After completing the game, you'll have the chance to battle it. By defeating it, you'll be able to befriend it and call it into battle.

Trading Card Game

Two Emboar cards are listed as Rare Cards in the Black&White set. An Emboar card is also in the Next Destinies set, this one is listed as a Super Rare card. The other Emboar card is a Black/White Promo card.

Anime/Manga Information


Emboar has yet to make an appearance in the Anime as of writing.


Another trainer used an Emboar in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.


Emboar's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Emboar resides in the Rarelyused (RU) tier of competitive battling. With a great ability in Reckless that boosts its STAB Flare Blitz in addition to Wild Charge, Emboar is among the tier's best wallbreakers. It has great STAB coverage and can hit numerous Pokémon very hard with its attacks. Sucker Punch is a strong priority attack that can take out faster Pokémon trying to take out Emboar. Emboar's Fire/Fighting typing comes in handy against threats like Houndoom and Escavalier, allowing for it to check things and threaten the opposing team with a strong attack. Its best set is an all-out attacker set with either a Choice Band or Expert Belt to throttle opposing Pokémon with vicious attacks. Other sets include a Choice Scarf set that acts as a decent revenge killer and late-game cleaner and a defensive set that takes advantage of Emboar's nice typing and high HP stat. However, Emboar suffers in regards to its Speed, which leaves it outsped by Meloetta, Delphox, and Mesprit. It also cannot spam its attacks too freely in the presence of bulky Water-types like Alomomola and Qwilfish. Emboar can also be worn down rather easily by entry hazards and Flare Blitz recoil.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Black/White None Evolve Pignite
Black2/White2 None Evolve Pignite

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
V Black It can throw a fire punch by setting its fists on fire with its fiery chin. It cares deeply about its friends.
White It has mastered fast and powerful fighting moves. It grows a beard of fire.
Black 2 A flaring beard of fire is proof that it is fired up. It is adept at using many different moves.
White 2 A flaring beard of fire is proof that it is fired up. It is adept at using many different moves.
VI X It can throw a fire punch by setting its fists on fire with its fiery chin. It cares deeply about its friends.
Y It has mastered fast and powerful fighting moves. It grows a beard of fire.
Omega Ruby It can throw a fire punch by setting its fists on fire with its fiery chin. It cares deeply about its friends.
Alpha Sapphire It has mastered fast and powerful fighting moves. It grows a beard of fire.


Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 330 424 .
225 251 345 379
121 135 229 251
Sp. Atk
184 205 299 328
Sp. Def
121 135 229 251
121 135 229 251


Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Hammer Arm Fighting.gif 100 90 Physical.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Tail Whip Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Ember Fire.gif 40 100 Special.png
Odor Sleuth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
13 Defense Curl Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
15 Flame Charge Fire.gif 50 100 Physical.png
17 Arm Thrust Fighting.gif 15 100 Physical.png
20 Smog Poison.gif 20 70 Special.png
23 Rollout Rock.gif 30 90 Physical.png
28 Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
31 Heat Crash Fire.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
38 Assurance Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
43 Flamethrower Fire.gif 95 100 Special.png
50 Head Smash Rock.gif 150 80 Physical.png
55 Roar Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
62 Flare Blitz Fire.gif 120 100 Physical.png


TM/HM - Gen 6
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solar Beam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM23 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM43 Flame Charge Fire.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM50 Overheat Fire.gif 130 90 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM59 Incinerate Fire.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Special.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM93 Wild Charge Electric.gif 90 100 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Covet Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Thrash Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Magnitude Ground.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Yawn Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Heavy Slam Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png

Via Move Tutor

All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fire Pledge Fire.gif 50 100 Special.png
Blast Burn Fire.gif 150 90 Special.png

Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Block Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Covet Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Heat Wave Fire.gif 100 90 Special.png
Helping Hand Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Low Kick Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Thunderpunch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 17
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 36

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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