How To Get Flame Charge (TM038) in Scarlet and Violet


In Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, players can obtain Technical Machines (TM), a type of data disc that help Pokemon learn new moves. TMs are a quick and easy way to learn a new move without too much grinding or waiting. Flame Charge is one of these useful Technical Machines. Find out how to get Flame Charge (TM 038) in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Obtaining Flame Charge TM 038 in Scarlet and Violet

TM038 teaches a Pokemon the move Flame Charge. Flame Charge is an Fire type move with mid power and perfect accuracy. This move can help the Pokemon increase their speed by one stage. Here are the stats for Flame Charge:


Flame Charge can be unlocked after battling Team Star Fire Crew Leader, Mela. Flame Charge can then be crafted using the following: 800 LP, Fletchling Feather x3, and Torkoal Coal x3.

flame charge location pokemon scarlet violet
Flame Charge TM 038 location in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (via Pokemon)

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The move is super effective (x2) on Grass, Ice, Bug, and Steel type Pokemon. It has an average effect (x0.5) on Fire, Water, Rock, and Dragon type Pokemon. Volcarona, Talonflame, and Coalossal can learn this move by default, while Fletchinder and Carkol learn by Evolution. Any other Pokemon have to level up or learn via TM.

Check out this list of all the Pokemon who can learn this move via TM or level up.

  • Armarouge (Level or TM)
  • Ceruledge (Level or TM)
  • Paidean Tauros (Fighting-Fire) (Level or TM)
  • Slither Wing (Level or TM)
  • Chi-Yu (Level or TM)
  • Charcadet (Level or TM)
  • Larvesta (Level or TM)
  • Fuecoco (TM)
  • Koraidon (TM)
  • Crocalor (TM)
  • Skeledirge (TM)
  • Iron Moth (TM)
  • Growlithe (TM)
  • Arcanine (TM)
  • Houndour (TM)
  • Houndoom (TM)
  • Numei (TM)
  • Camerupt (TM)
  • Torkoal (TM)
  • Volcarona (TM)
  • Fletchling (TM)
  • Fletchinder (TM)
  • Talonflame (TM)
  • Litleo (TM)
  • Pyroar (TM)
  • Carkoal (TM)
  • Coalossal (TM)

That’s it for this particular Technical Machine and how to obtain it. We hope that has helped you teach your Pokemon the move you require. Let us know if you have any more hints or tips in the comments below. Next up, why not check out how to get Dragon Claw in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? Good luck!

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