A misfire is when one or more of the cylinders in your car is not working or providing power.
This condition can cause damage to the catalytic converter as raw fuel is going to the catalytic converter.
Engine misfire is a severe condition that requires immediate attention to avoid expensive repairs or even a car fire.
There could be other problems that cause engine missfire.
A fault code will be stored in the engine control module. Use an OBD2 scanner, plug it under the dashbaord and read the fault codes.