Charmeleon has the Blaze Ability. Using this Ability, the power of its Fire Type attacks increase by 1.5 times when its HP drops below one-third of its maximum. Its Hidden Ability is Solar Power, which increases its Special Attack statistic by 1.5 times during periods of strong sunlight, but at the expense of losing Hit Points on each turn.
Charmeleon takes the appearance of a moderate-sized lizard. A fire burns on its tail, a feature consistent through its evolutionary line.
Charmeleon doesn't have any distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
Charmeleon appears in Endless Levels 1 & 4, Forever Level 50 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Charmeleon appears at Fiery Field 26F-29F in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Charmeleon appears at Giant Volcano 1F-19F, Dark Crater B1-B15 & DP B1-B5. Charmeleon is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Fire Mountains 10F-20F and Final Mountain 16F-20F.
Charmeleon appears in the Jungle Ruins in Pokémon Ranger, but Water x3 is required. Charmeleon appears at the Volcano Cave in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. Charmeleon also appears in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at Cliffside 2F on Hualdera Volcano in the Present, and the Fire Temple Mission "A Scorching Shower of Flames," earned by capturing it and obtaining its slate whilst completing the mission.
Charmeleon can be found at Everspring Valley Cave 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Charmeleon can be found at Ignis in Pokémon Conquest.
Trading Card Game
Charmeleon appears in 14 different sets and the POP [Pokémon Organized Play] 5 as an Uncommon Card. It appears as a Secret Rare Card in the EX Dragon and Stormfront Sets. Its other sets have it listed as an Uncommon Card: Base, Team Rocket, Gym Challenge, Expedition, EX FireRed and Leaf Green, EX Crystal Guardians (2), EX Power Keepers, Secret Wonders, Arceus and Boundaries Crossed.
Ash's Charmander evolved into Charmeleon during the episode March of the Exeggutor Squad. It was only featured in two other episodes before evolving into Charizard, but during this time it wasn't listening to Ash. Richie has also used a Charmeleon, nicknamed Zippo when it was a Charmander.
A wild Charmeleon appeared in the first Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Vacation," which is the lone instance that a wild Charmeleon has appeared in the Anime, and Professor Oak used a Charmeleon in the film Celebi: Voice of the Forest.
Prior to Blue's challenge of the Pewter Gym in Chapter 5, his Charmander had evolved into a Charmeleon. He would evolve into a Charizard before Blue makes it to Saffron City.
In Chapter 425, Team Galactic would use a few Charmeleon at Stark Mountain to attack both Buck and Looker, who were trying to figure out what Team Galactic was up to at Stark Mountain.
Charmeleon is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a Pokémon that has yet to reach its final evolution.
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