Chinchou

Chinchou
チョンチー
Chinchou.png

Crobat < Chinchou > Lanturn

Species Type
Angler Pokémon Water.pngElectric.png
Number Ability
#170 Volt Absorb/Illuminate
Water Absorb
Height Weight
1'8" (0.5m) 26.5 lbs. (12kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Lanturn
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 2 190
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 HP Point

Chinchou (チョンチー) is the 170th Pokémon in the Pokédex, and the 176th entry in the Johto Pokédex. It is a Water/Electric Type, and it is known as the Angler Pokémon.

Chinchou can use one of two Abilities: Volt Absorb which allows Chinchou to heal up to 25% of it's maximum Hit Points should it get hit by an Electric-Type attack, or Illuminate, which increases the likelihood of encountering Wild Pokémon.

A third Ability is available to Chinchou that come from the Dream World, the Water Absorb Ability. Similar to Volt Absorb, this Ability also restores up to 25% of its HP, but only if it gets hit by a Water-Type attack.

Chinchou gain the opportunity to evolve into Lanturn starting at Level 27.

Chinchou is in the Water 2 Egg Group, and its Egg will hatch after 5,120 steps. It takes 1,250,000 Experience Points for Chinchou to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Chinchou is a small, round, blue angler Pokémon with a pair of tiny light-blue fins and two small blue feet. It has two antennae that are positioned on its rear like two tails, at the end of each antenna is a yellow teardrop-shaped orb. This Pokémon's eyes have unique pupils that are shaped like plus signs.

[edit] Gender Differences

Chinchou doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Chinchou can be found by fishing at New Bark Town, Olivine Harbor, Union Cave, Cinnabar Island, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, and Routes 26 & 27 in Gold, Silver and Crystal. In addition to these locations, Chinchou also appears at Routes 20, 21, 41 and 47 in Heart Gold and Soul Silver, but Olivine Harbor only features Chinchou in Generation II.

Instead of finding it by fishing, Chinchou appear in the Underwater sections of Routes 124 and 126 in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. Fishing becomes necessary to find Chinchou in the Generation IV games Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, as Chinchou can be found by fishing with the Super Rod at Route 220.

Chinchou appears at Route 18 and Driftveil City by Fishing with the Super Rod in Black and White. Chinchou became available in the Dream World area Sparkling Sea on November 15, 2011.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Chinchou appears at Secret Storage 12, Endless Level 9, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Chinchou appears at Silver Trench 70F-79F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. Chinchou appears at Miracle Sea at random from B1-B18 & DPB1-DPB4 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky.

Chinchou appears at Jade Lake in Dungeon Stormy Adventure Squad from B1 to B12.

Chinchou appears at Puel Sea in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. Chinchou returns in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, appearing in the area in which the current runs rapidly and the dark area of Coral Sea, and the lower right room & dark room of the Undersea Cavern at the Eastern Sea.

In both Pokémon Ranger games in which Chinchou appears in, its movement is restricted to the oceans. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Chinchou and its evolved form Lanturn can illuminate the surroundings of the player in dark areas.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Chinchou appears in a total of 13 sets and a McDonalds Promo. Chinchou is listed as a Common Card in the Neo Genesis, Neo Revelation, Aquapolis (2), EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua, EX Hidden Legends (2), EX Unseen Forces, EX Legend Maker, EX Power Keepers, Legends Awakened (2) and Unleashed sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Chinchou first appeared in Takin' it on the Chinchou! under the ownership of Dayton.

Trinity used a Chinchou in her battle against Misty in the Whirl Cup in The Perfect Match. Chinchou would defeat Misty's Corsola to win the match for Trinity.

[edit] Movies

Wild Chinchou appear in the films Destiny Deoxys, Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea and Giratina and the Sky Warrior, along with the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Pikaboo.

[edit] Manga

[edit] Pokémon Adventures

Chinchou were first seen in Volume 8, encountered by Gold during his search for his Poliwag.

Misty is later seen with a Chinchou in Volume 12, using it to light up the area behind the Tohjo Falls.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Chinchou is in the NFE tier due to the result of being a first-stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Gold/Silver/Crystal Common Routes 26 and 27, New Bark Town, Union Cave, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Common Route 124 & Route 126 (Underwater)
FireRed/LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl 30% Route 220 (Use Super Rod)
Platinum 5% Route 220 (Use Super Rod)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 7% (Use Good Rod)
60% (Use Super Rod)
Routes 26, 27, and 41; New Bark Town, Union Cave, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island
Pokéwalker Variying % White Lake
Beyond the Sea
Black/White 1% Route 18 (Use Super Rod)
Black/White 30% Driftveil City (Use Super Rod)
Black/White 60% Driftveil City (Use Super Rod on a Shaking Spot
Dream World N/A Sparkling Sea (Effective November 15, 2011)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A



II Pokémon Gold It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
II Pokémon Silver On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
II Pokémon Crystal Its antennae, which evolved from a fin, have both positive and negative charges flowing through them.



III Pokémon Ruby Chinchou lets loose positive and negative electrical charges from its two antennas to make its prey faint. This Pokémon flashes its electric lights to exchange signals with others.
III Pokémon Sapphire Chinchou's two antennas are filled with cells that generate strong electricity. This Pokémon's cells create so much electrical power, it even makes itself tingle slightly.
III Pokémon Emerald When it senses danger, it discharges positive and negative electricity from its two antennae. It lives in depths beyond sunlight's reach.
III Pokémon FireRed On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.



IV Pokémon Diamond It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
IV Pokémon Pearl It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
IV Pokémon Platinum It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.



V Pokémon Black It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
V Pokémon White It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
V Pokémon Black 2 It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
V Pokémon White 2 It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.



VI Pokémon X On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
VI Pokémon Y It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
75
291 291 354 354
Atk
38
100 112 175 192
Def
38
100 112 175 192
Sp. Atk
56
133 148 211 232
Sp. Def
56
133 148 211 232
Spd
67
153 170 233 256

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Bubble Water.png 20 100 Special
Start Supersonic Normal.png N/A 55 Status
6 Thunder Wave Electric.png N/A 100 Status
9 Flail Normal.png ?? 100 Physical
12 Confuse Ray Ghost.png N/A 100 Status
17 Water Gun Water.png 40 100 Special
20 Spark Electric.png 65 100 Physical
23 Take Down Normal.png 90 85 Physical
28 Electro Ball Electric.png ?? 100 Special
31 Bubblebeam Water.png 65 100 Special
34 Signal Beam Bug.png 75 100 Special
39 Discharge Electric.png 80 100 Special
42 Aqua Ring Water.png N/A N/A Status
45 Hydro Pump Water.png 120 100 Special
50 Charge Electric.png N/A N/A Status

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM07 Hail Ice.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM55 Scald Water.png 80 100 Special
TM57 Charge Beam Electric.png 50 90 Special
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM72 Volt Switch Electric.png 70 100 Special
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.png -- 100 Status
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM93 Wild Charge Electric.png 90 100 Physical
HM03 Surf Water.png 95 100 Special
HM05 Waterfall Water.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Flail Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Screech Normal.png -- 85% Status
Amnesia Psychic.png -- --% Status
Psybeam Psychic.png 65 100% Special
Whirlpool Water.png 15 70% Special
Agility Psychic.png -- --% Status
Mist Ice.png -- --% Status
Shock Wave Electric.png 60 --% Special
Brine Water.png 65 100% Special
Water Pulse Water.png 60 100% Special


[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Sucker Punch Dark.png 80 100% Physical
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Bounce Flying.png 85 85% Physical
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Heal Bell Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Evolution Line

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Chinchou
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 27


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
Water.png/Electric.png
Fire.png
Ground.png
Rock.png
Flying.png
Water.png
Dragon.png
Grass.png
Electric.png
Fire.png
Steel.png
Water.png
Flying.png
Grass.png
Ground.png

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