Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2014
Aug. 18, 2014
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Ener-Core Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001495536  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   86,015,704