|5'7" (1.7m)||199.5 lbs. (90.5 kg)|
|Male: 87.5%||Female: 12.5%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/RU||3 Special Attack Points|
Charizard (Pokédex. It is a Fire/Flying Type, and is known as the Flame Pokémon.) is the sixth Pokémon in the
Charizard has the Blaze Ability. With this Ability, the power of its Fire Type attacks increase by 1.5 times when its HP drops below one-third of its maximum. A second Ability is available to Charizard from the Dream World, the Solar Power Ability. This ability increases the Special Attack Statistic by 1.5 times during periods of strong sunlight, but at the expense of losing Hit Points on each turn.
Charizard takes the appearance of a red dragon. The underside of its wings are blue. A fire burns on its tail, a feature consistent with the rest of its evolutionary line. Charizard gets its name from "Char" which is another word for fire, and "Zard" which is another meaning for lizard.Charizard's shiny form appears as a black dragon. The underside of its wings are red.
 Gender Differences
Charizard doesn't have any distinguished natural features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Charizard can only be obtained by evolving a Charmeleon. This is consistent across all five generations.
 Spin-off Games
Charizard appears at Endless Level 23, Pair Trozei, Forever Level 72 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Charizard can only be obtained by evolving Charmeleon in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Charizard appears at Sky Rift B1-B15, DPB1-B9 and Dark Crater DPB6-B9 & DPB11-B14. Charizard is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Fire Mountains 21F-29F and Legendary Volcanic Island Floors 27-28, 30-39, 42, 44-45 & 49.
Charizard only shows up during missions in Pokémon Ranger. Charizard appears at the Volcano Cave in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia after defeating Heatran. Charizard is a Boss Pokémon in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs. Unlike other boss battles in the series, Charizard is one of the Boss Pokémon that you battle in the sky. a feature new to the third installment in the Ranger series. Charizard is unavailable in the Past Missions, however.
Charizard can be found at the Granite Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. Battle it to obtain it. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Charizard appears at the Arcane Area's Lakeshore after befriending Scrafty. Battle Charizard to befriend it, after which you'll be able to call it into battle.
Charizard can be found at Everspring Valley Cave 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
The only way to obtain a Charizard in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve a Charmeleon.
 Trading Card Game
Charizard appears in 22 different sets and the DP Promo. The Charizard in the VS set is the only Charizard to be listed as a Common card. All other Charizard cards are listed as rare cards, but five are hidden cards: Neo Destiny (three star Rare), Skyridge, EX Dragon, and Stormfront, which is similar to the Charizard from the Base Set, and Plasma Storm.
 Other Appearances
Charizard appears in all three Super Smash Brothers game. It appears in both Super Smash Brothers and Super Smash Brothers Melee at random from a Poké Ball, and in both games it uses Flamethrower. Opponents that make physical contact with Charizard also take damage.
 Anime/Manga Information
Ash's Charmeleon evolved into Charizard to chase down an Aerodactyl that had grabbed Ash in the episode Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon. Despite the evolution, it still continued to disobey Ash until it was frozen solid in the episode Charizard Chills. After getting Charizard out of the ice, which took the whole night to melt, Ash earned Charizard's respect and it started obeying him.
Charizard was left at the Charicific Valley in the episode Charizard's Burning Ambition; since then Ash has called upon it from time to time, including against Brandon in Ash's second rematch against Brandon. Ash's Charizard makes its return during Ash's journey in the Unova region after the Unova League's conclusion.
Ash's Charizard was featured in the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Vacation, along with the films Mewtwo Strikes Back, The Power of One and The Spell of the Unown. A Charizard aligned with Mewtwo also appeared in Mewtwo Returns. A Wild Charizard was featured in Destiny Deoxys, and another trainer used a Charizard in Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.
Green's Charmander would evolve into a Charizard prior to Chapter 27. He would use his Charizard in many chapters since, including many major battles.
Tucker of the Battle Dome uses his own Charizard in Chapters 323 and 324.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Charizard finds itself in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. In these tiers it is a destructive Special Sweeper, but its Speed also allows it to run a physical sweeping set with Swords Dance.
Keeping Stealth Rock on your opponent's side is a great way to take Charizard out, as it loses 50% of its HP if it switches in while this entry hazard is active. Even the toughest Special Walls have trouble against Charizard whilst Solar Power is active; getting a Revenge-KO is one way to take it down. Paralysis will definitely hurt its chances at both sweeping and survival.
 Area Locations
|Gold/Silver/Crystal||None||Time Capsule, Trade or Evolve Charmeleon|
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||None||Pal Park, Trade or Evolve Charmeleon|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||None||Pal Park, Trade or Evolve Charmeleon|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
 Pokédex Entries
|I||Pokémon Red||Spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. Known to cause forest fires unintentionally.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. Known to cause forest fires unintentionally.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||When expelling a blast of super hot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tail burns more intensely.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a whitish-blue color.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It uses its wings to fly high. The temperature of its fire increases as it gains experience in battle.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Charizard flies around the sky in search of powerful opponents. It breathes fire of such great heat that it melts anything. However, it never turns its fiery breath on any opponent weaker than itself.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Charizard flies around the sky in search of powerful opponents. It breathes fire of such great heat that it melts anything. However, it never turns its firery breath on any opponent weaker than itself.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||A Charizard flies about in search of strong opponents. It breathes intense flames that can melt any material. However, it will never torch a weaker foe.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. It may cause forest fires by blowing flames.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a whitish-blue color.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.|
|V||Pokémon White||It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.|
|VI||Pokémon X||When expelling a blast of superhot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tail burns more intensely.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor
 All Generation 5 Games
 Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
 Via Move Tutor
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM47: Steel Wing
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM05: Defog (Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Only)
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
|Charmander||Charmeleon||Charizard||Mega Charizard X|
|Level 16 -- Level 36 -- Mega Stone|
|Charmander||Charmeleon||Charizard||Mega Charizard Y|
|Level 16 -- Level 36 -- Mega Stone|
 Type Matchups
- Charizard was the first Pokémon to appear in the Japanese opening to the Anime. In the English opening, Mewtwo appears first.
Related ThreadsCome support a Charizard - last post by @ Oct 1, 2010
Charizard v.s Blastroise v.s Venusaur - last post by Charizard_2 @ Aug 17, 2013
Charizard - last post by @ Jul 5, 2008
WILL ASH GET MEGA RING AND EVOLVE CHARIZARD? - last post by @ Mar 1, 2014
I've got a Charizard, Blaistoise or Raichu to trade! - last post by @ Nov 12, 2013