|Fire Mouse Pokémon|
|1’8" (0.5m)||17.4 lbs. (7.9kg)|
|Male: 87.5%||Female: 12.5%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Speed Point|
Cyndaquil has the ability Blaze. This means that once Cyndaquil's HP is less than a third, all its Fire type moves are 50% stronger. A second Ability is available to Cyndaquil that come from the Dream World, the Flash Fire Ability. This Ability also gives its Fire-Type moves a 50% boost, but only if it gets hit by a Fire-Type attack.
Cyndaquil is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg will hatch after 5,120 Steps. It takes a Cyndaquil 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Cyndaquil takes the appearance of a blue and cream colored shrew. The most distinguishing feature of a Cyndaquil is the flames that shoot out of its back.
 Gender Differences
Cyndaquil has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Cyndaquil is available as one of the first 3 starter Pokémon in Pokémon Gold, Silver and Crystal, and subsequently Heart Gold and Soul Silver. If the player picks Cyndaquil as their starter Pokémon, their rival will pick Totodile as theirs; if the player picks Chikorita as their starter Pokémon, their rival will pick Cyndaquil as theirs.
By completing the Hoenn Pokédex in Pokémon Emerald, one of the three Johto Starters can be chosen as well, making Cyndaquil available.
 Spin-off Games
If you are successful in defeating Mt. Battle in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, you can receive one of the three Johto starters as a prize for your victory.
Cyndaquil appears at Secret Storage 20, Endless Level 34 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Cyndaquil is available as a starter or partner Pokémon in the first two waves of Mystery Dungeon games. In the first set of Mystery Dungeon games Cyndaquil also appears at Joyous Tower 13F-17F; Cyndaquil appears at Giant Volcano 1F-10F and Dark Crater B1-B10 in Dungeon Time & Darkness and Dungeon Sky.
Cyndaquil is exclusive to Dungeon Blazing Adventure Squad, appearing at the Fire Mountains 1F-10F.
Cyndaquil appears at Lila Forest in Pokémon Ranger. Cyndaquil returns in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at the Ashai Entrance on Motonga Road in the Present, and in the Fire Temple mission "A Scorching Shower of Flames" by defeating it or one of its evolved forms and obtaining its Slate, but the level must be cleared within the time limit to retain the Slate.
 Trading Card Game
Cyndaquil appears in 12 sets and two different promo sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Neo Genesis (2), Neo Destiny, Expedition (2), EX Sandstorm, EX Hidden Legends, EX Unseen Forces, EX Dragon Frontiers (Delta Species Card), Mysterious Treasures, Heart Gold/Soul Silver and Call of Legends sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Cyndaquil’s first appearance in the animé was in Don’t Touch that ‘Dile in the lab of Professor Elm. But since it really only was shown at a glimpse, it’s true debut was in Good ‘Quil Hunting, where Ash caught a Cyndaquil of his own, later reappearing in numerous episodes scattered throught the Johto series. The Cyndaquil in Elm’s Lab reappeared in Pokemon Chronicles to be chosen by one of the main characters, Jimmy, later to be seen as a fully evolved Typhlosion in the special Legends of Thunder. Cyndaquil was also briefly shown in the care of Pike Queen Lucy in Queen of the Serpentine. In An Old Family Blend Ash's Cyndaquil makes an appearance and evolves into Quilava in order to defeat Team Rocket.
Dawn hatched a Cyndaquil from a Pokémon Egg in the episode An Egg Scramble, making various appearances throughout the remaining episodes of the journey in Sinnoh.
Ash's Cyndaquil appeared in Spell of the Unown, along with the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu & Pichu, Pikachu's Pikaboo and Camp Pikachu.
Cyndaquil has made a minor appearance in Arceus and the Jewel of Life, alongside Chikorita and Totodile. Dawn's Cyndaquil appeared in the films Zoroark: Master of Illusions and the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Really Mysterious Adventure.
Cyndaquil's Manga Info is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Cyndaquil is in the NFE tier as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.
 Area Location
|Red/Blue||None||Not obtainable in this game|
|Yellow||None||Not obtainable in this game|
|Gold/Silver||Only One||Starter Pokémon from Professor Elm|
|Crystal||Only One||Starter Pokémon from Professor Elm|
|Emerald||Only One||Reward from Professor Birch for completing the Hoenn Pokédex|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Only One||Starter Pokémon from Professor Elm|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer or Dream World|
|II||Pokémon Gold||It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||The fire that spouts from its back burns hottest when it is angry. The flaring flames intimidate foes.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Cyndaquil protects itself by flaring up the flames on its back. The flames are vigorous if the Pokémon is angry. However, if it is tired, the flames sputter fitfully with incomplete combustion.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Cyndaquil protects itself by flaring up the flames on its back. The flames are vigorous if the Pokémon is angry. However, if it is tired, the flames sputter fitfully with incomplete combustion.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||It flares flames from its back to protect itself. The fire burns vigorously if the Pokémon is angry. When it is tired, it sputters with incomplete combustion.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.|
|V||Pokémon White||It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It is timid and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.|
|VI||Pokémon Omega Ruby|
|VI||Pokémon Alpha Sapphire|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|
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