Charmeleon

Charmeleon
リザード
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Charmander < Charmeleon > Charizard
Species
Type
Flame Pokémon
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Number
Ability
#5
Height
Weight
3'7" (1.1m)
41.9 lbs. (19 kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
45
Tier
EV Yield
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Charmeleon (リザード) is the fifth Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Fire-Type, and it is known as the Flame Pokémon.

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.

Charmander can evolve into Charmeleon starting at Level 16, and can evolve a second time into Charizard at Level 36.

Charmeleon is in the Egg Groups Monster and Dragon, and its Egg will take approximately 5,120 steps to hatch. It takes Charmeleon 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Charmeleon takes the appearance of a moderate-sized lizard. A fire burns on its tail, a feature consistent through its evolutionary line.

Gender Differences

Charmeleon doesn't have any distinguished features that make it appear male or female.

Game Information

Original Games

In most of its game appearances, Charmeleon can only be obtained by evolving a Charmander. In Pokémon X and Y, however, it can be caught in the Friend Safari.

Spin-off Games

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.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

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.

Movies

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.

Manga

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.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

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.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue/Yellow None Evolve Charmander
Gold/Silver/Crystal None Time Capsule
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen None Evolve Charmander
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Pal Park or Trade
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Evolve Charmander
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y -- Friend Safari
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Transfer or Trade
Sun/Moon None Transfer or Trade

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red When it swings its burning tail, it elevates the temperature to unbearably high levels.
Blue When it swings its burning tail, it elevates the temperature to unbearably high levels.
Yellow Tough fights could excite this Pokémon. When excited, it may blow out bluish-white flames.
II Gold It is very hot-headed by nature, so it constantly seeks opponents. It calms down only when it wins.
Silver It has a barbaric nature. In battle, it whips its fiery tail around, and slashes with sharp claws.
Crystal If it becomes agitated during battle, it spouts intense flames, incinerating its surroundings.
III Ruby Charmeleon mercilessly destroys its foes using its sharp claws. If it encounters a strong foe, it turns aggressive. In this excited state, the flame at the tip of its tail flares with a bluish white color.
Sapphire Charmeleon mercilessly destroys its foes using its sharp claws. If it encounters a strong foe, it turns aggressive. In this excited state, the flame at the tip of its tail flares with a bluish white color.
Emerald Without pity, its sharp claws destroy foes. If it encounters a strong enemy, it becomes agitated, and the flame on its tail flares with a bluish white color.
FireRed It lashes about with its tail to knock down its foe. it then tears up the fallen opponent with sharp claws.
LeafGreen When it swings its burning tail, it elevates the air temperature to unbearably high levels.
IV Diamond In the rock mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
Pearl In the rock mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
Platinum In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
HeartGold It is very hot-headed by nature, so it constantly seeks opponents. It calms down only when it wins.
SoulSilver It has a barbaric nature. In battle, it whips its fiery tail around and slashes away with sharp claws.
V Black In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
White In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
Black 2 In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
White 2 In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
VI X It lashes about with its tail to knock down its foe. It then tears up the fallen opponent with sharp claws.
Y When it swings its burning tail, it elevates the air temperature to unbearably high levels.
Omega Ruby Charmeleon mercilessly destroys its foes using its sharp claws. If it encounters a strong foe, it turns aggressive. In this excited state, the flame at the tip of its tail flares with a bluish white color.
Alpha Sapphire Charmeleon mercilessly destroys its foes using its sharp claws. If it encounters a strong foe, it turns aggressive. In this excited state, the flame at the tip of its tail flares with a bluish white color.

Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
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Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png


Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
58
. 226 320 .
Atk
64
119 133 227 249
Def
58
108 121 215 236
Sp. Atk
80
148 165 259 284
Sp. Def
65
121 135 229 251
Speed
80
148 165 259 284

Moves

For learnsets from previous generations, see here

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Growl Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Start Ember Fire.gif 40 100 Special.png
7 Ember Fire.gif 40 100 Special.png
10 Smokescreen Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
17 Dragon Rage Dragon.gif ?? 100 Special.png
21 Scary Face Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
28 Fire Fang Fire.gif 65 95 Physical.png
32 Flame Burst Fire.gif 70 100 Special.png
39 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
43 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
50 Fire Spin Fire.gif 35 85 Special.png
54 Inferno Fire.gif 100 50 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Work Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM02 Dragon Claw Dragon.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM43 Flame Charge Fire.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM50 Overheat Fire.gif 130 90 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Air Cutter Flying.gif 60 95 Special.png
Ancient Power Rock.gif 60 100 Special.png
Beat Up Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Belly Drum Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Dragon Dance Dragon.gif -- -- Other.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 85 100 Special.png
Dragon Rush Dragon.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Flare Blitz Fire.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Focus Punch Fighting.gif 150 100 Physical.png
Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png

Via Move Tutor

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fire Pledge Fire.gif 50 100 Special.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 200 -- Physical.png
Supersonic Skystrike Flying.gif 120*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 140*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
Never-Ending Nightmare Ghost.gif 140 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Inferno Overdrive Fire.gif 190*/195* -- Physical.png Special.png
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 190*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 160 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 160*/100* -- Physical.png Special.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 140 -- Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Level 16
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Charmeleon
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 36

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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