Medicham

Medicham
チャーレム
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Meditite < Medicham > Mega Medicham
Species
Type
Meditate Pokémon
Fighting.gif Psychic.gif
Number
Ability
#308
Height
Weight
4′3″ (1.3m)
69.4 lbs. (31.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
90
Tier
EV Yield
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Medicham (チャーレム) is the 77th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Fighting/Psychic Type, and it is known as the Meditate Pokémon.

Medicham has the Huge Power Ability. This Ability doubles its Attack power in battle whilst this Ability is active; it and its pre-evolved form Meditite are the only two Pokémon that have access to this Ability as of Generation V. A second Ability is available to Medicham from the Dream World, the Telepathy Ability. This Ability automatically prevents damage from its allies during a Double or Triple Battle; moves like Muddy Water, Explosion, and Lava Plume won't damage a Pokémon that has this Ability.

Meditite evolves into Medicham starting at Level 37.

Medicham is in the Human-Like Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Medicham One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Medicham takes on the appearance of a fighter that uses its mental toughness to win battles. Its lower legs have a little more bulk than the rest of its slender body.

Gender Differences

The top of a Male Medicham's cap is slightly bigger than the Female's.

Game Information

Original Games

Medicham appears at Victory Road B1 & B2 in Ruby and Sapphire.

Medicham appears at Mt. Coronet in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. Diamond and Pearl also has additional locations for Medicham, including Route 217, Acuity Lakefront and Victory Road.

Medicham appears at the Safari Zone's Wasteland area in Heart Gold and Soul Silver. Place 18 Forest Objects in the area, then return after 20 Days and Medicham will start appearing in the area.

Medicham can be found outside Pinwheel Forest in a Hidden Grotto in Black 2 and White 2.

Spin-off Games

To obtain Medicham in Pokémon Colosseum and Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, evolve the Meditite that appears in each game.

Medicham appears at Endless Levels 16 & 35, Forever Level 65 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Medicham can be obtained by evolving a Meditite in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Medicham appears at Lost Wilderness B1-B17. Medicham is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3. It appears on Chocolate Island 18F & 19F, Mystery Marsh 14F-19F, and the following floors of Legendary Wetland: 26, 28, 33, 35-36, 38, 40, 43-45 & 48.

Medicham appears at Panulla Cave and Fiore Temple in Pokémon Ranger. This is Medicham's lone appearance in the Ranger series, as it has yet to appear in any of the sequels.

Medicham can be found at Sunny Seashore Canyon 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Trading Card Game

Medicham appears in seven different sets and the 9th Movie Halfdeck. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the EX Hidden Legends and EX Power Keepers Sets. Medicham is listed as a Rare Card in the EX Hidden Legends, EX Emerald (EX Card), EX Crystal Guardians, Diamond and Pearl & Supreme Victors sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Another Co-ordinator used a Medicham in a Contest Battle against May. May would win her first Contest Ribbon using her Beautifly. Greta and Candice would both use Medicham in battles against Ash. Greta's Medicham was beaten by Ash's Snorlax with a thunderous Body Slam after it launched itself upward with a Hyper Beam to win the battle and the Guts Symbol. Candice's Medicham was defeated by Ash's Staraptor.

Movies

Another trainer used a Medicham in the film [[Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, the lone film appearance for Meditite to date.

Manga

Medicham's Manga info is unknown at this time.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Medicham finds itself in the Rarely-Utilized, Under-Utilized and Over-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. While its Statistics don't look very impressive, it makes use of the Pure Power Ability to double its Attack, making it dangerously powerful. Hi Jump Kick will cause a serious amount of damage, but there's a lot of recoil in the event that move misses, attacks a Ghost-Type or the target uses Protect.

If Medicham isn't holding a Choice Scarf to boost its Speed, there's a better chance of scoring a Revenge-KO against it because it isn't very fast without this Hold Item. Certain Ghost-Type and Psychic-Type Pokémon are very good counters to Medicham's power; Dusknoir and Spiritomb are good Ghost-Type counters while Uxie or Sigilyph make for good Psychic-Type counters in their own respective manner.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire Rare Victory Road B1
Victory Road B2
Emerald None Trade
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
Colosseum
XD: Gale of Darkness
None Evolve Meditite
Diamond/Pearl 10% Mt. Coronet (2F-7F & Top Cave)
Diamond/Pearl 15% Victory Road (All Areas)
Diamond/Pearl 20% Route 217
Mt. Coronet: Snow Area
Acuity Lakefront
Platinum 10% Route 216
Mt. Coronet: 2F-7F (Night)
Mt. Coronet Snow Area(Night)
Mt. Coronet: Top (Night)
Mt. Coronet: Top Cave (Night)
Platinum 20% Mt. Coronet: 2F-7F
Mt. Coronet: Snow Area (Morning & Day)
Mt. Coronet: Top (Morning & Day)
Mt. Coronet: Top Cave (Morning & Day)
Heart Gold/Soul Silver Unknown% Safari Zone: Wasteland (Place 18 Forest Objects; 20 Day Wait)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 Unknown% Pinwheel Forest: Outside (Hidden Grotto)

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby It is said that through meditation, Medicham heightens energy inside its body and sharpens its sixth sense. This Pokémon hides its presence by merging itself with fields and mountains.
Sapphire Through the power of meditation, Medicham developed its sixth sense. It gained the ability to use psychokinetic powers. This Pokémon is known to meditate for a whole month without eating.
Emerald Through crushingly harsh yoga training, it gained the power to foretell its foe's actions. It battles with elegant, dance-like movement.
FireRed It elegantly avoids attacks with dance-like steps, then launches a devastating blow in the same motion.
LeafGreen It elegantly avoids attacks with dance-like steps, then launches a devastating blow in the same motion.
IV Diamond Through yoga training, it has honed its sixth sense. Its movements are elegant.
Pearl Through daily meditation, it hones its spiritual power. It can sense what others are thinking.
Platinum It gains the ability to see the aura of its opponents by honing its mind through starvation.
HeartGold Through yoga training, it gained the psychic power to predict its foe's next move.
SoulSilver Through yoga training, it gained the psychic power to predict its foe's next move.
V Black It gains the ability to see the aura of its opponents by honing its mind through starvation.
White It gains the ability to see the aura of its opponents by honing its mind through starvation.
Black 2 It gains the ability to see the aura of its opponents by honing its mind through starvation.
White 2 It gains the ability to see the aura of its opponents by honing its mind through starvation.
VI X It elegantly avoids attacks with dance-like steps, then launches a devastating blow in the same motion.
Y Through yoga training, it gained the psychic power to predict its foe's next move.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

Pokéthlon Statistics

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

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
60
. 230 324 .
Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Def
75
139 155 249 273
Sp. Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Def
75
139 155 249 273
Speed
80
148 165 259 284

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png
Start Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Start Thunderpunch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Start Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Start Bide Normal.gif ?? N/A Physical.png
Start
4
Meditate Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start
8
Confusion Psychic.gif 50 100 Special.png
Start
11
Detect Fighting.gif N/A N/A Other.png
15 Hidden Power Normal.gif ?? 100 Special.png
18 Mind Reader Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
22 Feint Normal.gif 30 100 Physical.png
25 Calm Mind Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
29 Force Palm Fighting.gif 60 100 Physical.png
32 Hi Jump Kick Fighting.gif 130 90 Physical.png
36 Psych Up Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
42 Acupressure Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
49 Power Trick Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
55 Reversal Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
62 Recover Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 6
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM03 Psyshock Psychic.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM19 Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Special.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Thunderpunch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Foresight Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Fake Out Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Baton Pass Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Dynamicpunch Fighting.gif 100 50 Physical.png
Power Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Guard Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Psycho Cut Psychic.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Bullet Punch Steel.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Drain Punch Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Drain Punch Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Gravity Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Helping Hand Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Low Kick Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Magic Coat Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Pain Split Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Recycle Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Role Play Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Thunderpunch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Trick Psychic.gif -- 100 Other.png
Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png

Generation III Exclusive Moves

Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mega Punch Normal.gif 80 85 Physical.png
Mega Kick Normal.gif 120 75 Physical.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Seismic Toss Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Metronome Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Generation IV Exclusive Moves

Vua TM/HM

Via Move Tutor

Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Vacuum Wave Fighting.gif 40 100 Special.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Level 37
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Medicham

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Flying.gif
Ghost.gif
Psychic.gif
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Fairy.gif
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