Dinosaur King
Dinosaur King

Volcano Burst (Volcano Burst ボルケーノバースト) is a Fire Move Card.


Arcade Stats[]

Volcano Burst Card 1

Volcano Burst arcade card (Japanese Gekizan 2nd Edition)

It is the first After-effect Move for Fire.

  • Names (Japanese Kanji & Taiwanese): 爆炎壁攻 (Explosive/Blast Wall Attack)
  • Attribute: Fire
  • Sign: Paper
  • Usage Condition: This Move sometimes activates after you win with any Sign.
  • Effect: Spit out fire fumes, and an extra fiery burst will erupt from under your opponent after an attack!


Anime Stats[]

Volcano Burst card distorted

Volcano Burst anime card (full view, distorted by water)

DS Stats[]

  • Elemental Attribute: Fire
  • Hand Sign: Paper
  • Color Box: Red
  • Learned: some Level 28 1-3 star Paper (Acrocanthosaurus only)
  • MP Cost: 5
  • Boost: x1.3 / x2.0 50% of the time
  • Description: 50% chance of being invoked! Spews intense flames! 1.3 to 2.0 times the damage!
  • Effect: Spew a cone of flames, and a burst of fire erupts under your foe!

TCG Stats[]

Volcano Burst TCG Card

Volcano Burst TCG card

+800; (Only a Fire Dinosaur can use this Move.)


  • The arcade animation for this Move depicts the Fire dinosaur blowing fire lightly in its mouth twice, then fire springs up from the opponent's position.
  • In the arcade game, this Move is also used as a "partner effect" in 2-dinosaur tag team battles. If the dinosaur not fighting is a Fire Dinosaur, they will sometimes automatically use Volcano Burst when the fighting dinosaur wins, and the effect will harm the fighting dinosaur's opponent.
  • The first time Terry uses this Move in the dub, it isn't called by name, having Ursula instead say, "Go, Terry, Fire!", and it is seemingly implied that using it once "used it up" for the battle, though this never seems to be the case later in the series.
    • Perhaps this detail of Move Cards is ignored by the writers once the series hits its stride, or this one had been an "incomplete" quickly-made version and Dr. Z modified it offscreen for indefinite usage like other Move Cards or it may still have been under construction.
  • Twice when Terry tried using this Move in different episodes, an Ampelosaurus slammed into him, preventing him from using it right.
  • This is the only Move used by all of the Alpha Gang members except Seth (and Helga, of course).
  • There are two ways Terry uses this Move: he either swings the fire back and forth in his mouth around and a column of flames erupts under the feet of his opponent (like in the arcade game); or he swings the fire in a circle and throws it at the ground, where it shoots along in a line, erupting when it reaches his opponent.
  • The final time Terry tried to use this Move wasn't in battle, but was to scare off the bears that had been chasing the Alpha Gang in Mesozoic Meltdown's Ancient Japan Arc, which didn't work, but it did trap Zoe, Tokugawa, and a bear cub in a pile of rocks.
  • Volcano Burst is tied with Cyclone for the most-used Move Card in season 1 with 18 uses each, but would instead tie with Lightning Strike for second place if the times the other Moves were stopped by Critical Block were counted. It ties with Cyclone for second place overall with 22 uses each.
  • Artwork from its various arcade cards is also seen on the TCG Move Cards Lava Storm (07 1st/1st+), Raging Inferno (06 6th), and Searing Flames (Geki 3rd), and an anime scene featuring it is seen on Fire Power (though it looks like Burning Dash, as Terry is running with the fire in his mouth).



p · e · t Fire Move Cards
Super Moves: Blazing Spin Attack · Burning Dash · Fire Bomb · Fire Cannon · Fire Scorcher · Flare Sword · Heat Eruption · Magma Blaster · Volcano Burst
Special Moves: Crimson Flame · Ultimate Fire · Spectral Lancer · Omega Phoenix
DS Fire Moves / TCG Fire Moves