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.
Cyndaquil has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
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.
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.
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.
Cyndaquil is in the NFE tier as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.
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Generation IV Exclusive Moves
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