Simisage < Pansear > Simisear
High Temperature Pokémon
2" (0.6m)
24.3 lbs (11kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
EV Yield

Pansear (バオップ) is the 19th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Fire-Type, and it is known as the High Temperature Pokémon.

Pansear uses the Gluttony Ability. This Ability allows it to consume its held Berry earlier than usual as a result of HP loss. Pansear's Hidden Ability is the Blaze Ability. This Ability gives its Fire-type moves a 50% increase when its HP falls below one-third of its maximum.

Pansear can evolve into Simisear when a Fire Stone is used on it.

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




Pansear takes on the appearance of a red monkey with flame-like patterns on its ears. The fur on its head also grows like a flame.

Gender Differences

Pansear has no distinguished features that differentiate between male or female.

Game Information

Original Games

Pansear can be found inside Pinwheel Forest and Lostlorn Forest in Pokémon Black and Pokémon White. A Pansear can also be obtained at the Dreamyard if you chose Oshawott as your Starter Pokémon. Pansear appears in the Lostlorn Forest and Pinwheel Forest in Black 2 and White 2.

Pansear can be found at Santalune Forest and Friend Safari in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.

Spin-off Games

Pansear can be found at Grove of Whispers, Freezing Pillar, Kilionea Road, Forest of Shadows, Daybreak Ridge, Smoking Mountain, Skill Treasury and Ultimate Wilds in Gates to Infinity.

Pansear appears at Beginning Garde, Echo Valley Cave 1-3 and Volcanic Slope Magma 3-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Pansear can be found at Cove Town's Cove Area in PokéPark 2: Worlds Beyond. After retrieving Pansear from Wish Park, speak to Pansage to befriend it.

Trading Card Game

A total of six Pansear cards are in the Pokémon Trading Card Game. It is listed as a Common Card in the Black&White, Emerging Powers, Noble Victories, Next Destinies, Plasma Storm and XY sets.

Anime/Manga Information


Chili would use a Pansear in a Gym Battle against Ash. Pansear would be defeated by Ash's Tepig. Chili and his Pansear would also appear during the episode A Call for Brotherly Love!. It would lose a one-on-one contest to Cilan and his Pansage, which would eventually lead it to undergo a training sequence reminiscent of a similar training montage from the Rocky movies. Afterwards, it would defeat Ash's Oshawott in a one-on-one battle.


Pansear has yet to appear in the Movies as of writing.


Chili makes appearances with his Pansear in Chapters 469, 470, 492, and Black & White Chapters 53 & 54.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Pansear is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 10% (Shaking Spots) Pinwheel Forest: Inside
Lostlorn Forest
Black/White Only One Dreamyard: (Given by another Trainer if Oshawott chosen as Starter Pokémon
Black2/White2 10% Pinwheel Forest: Inside (Shaking Spots)
Lostlorn Forest (Shaking Spots)
X/Y %TBD Friend Safari
X/Y Rare Santalune Forest

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
V Black When it is angered, the temperature of its head tuft reaches 600° F. It uses its tuft to roast berries.
White This Pokémon lives in caves in volcanoes. The fire within the tuft on its head can reach 600° F.
Black 2 Very intelligent, it roasts berries before eating them. It likes to help people.
White 2 Very intelligent, it roasts berries before eating them. It likes to help people.
VI X Very intelligent, it roasts berries before eating them. It likes to help people.
Y This Pokémon lives in caves in volcanoes. The fire within the tuft on its head can reach 600 degrees Fahrenheit.
Omega Ruby Very intelligent, it roasts berries before eating them. It likes to help people.
Alpha Sapphire This Pokémon lives in caves in volcanoes. The fire within the tuft on its head can reach 600 degrees Fahrenheit.


Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 210 304 .
99 111 205 225
90 101 195 214
Sp. Atk
99 111 205 225
Sp. Def
90 101 195 214
119 133 227 249


Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Play Nice Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
4 Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
7 Lick Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
10 Incinerate Fire.gif 30 100 Special.png
13 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
16 Yawn Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
19 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
22 Flame Burst Fire.gif 70 100 Special.png
25 Amnesia Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
28 Fling Dark.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
31 Acrobatics Flying.gif 55 100 Physical.png
34 Fire Blast Fire.gif 110 85 Special.png
37 Recycle Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
40 Natural Gift Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
43 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png


TM/HM - Gen 6
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solar Beam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 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
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.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
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM50 Overheat Fire.gif 130 90 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM59 Incinerate Fire.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.gif 55 100 Physical.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Covet Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Disarming Voice Fairy.gif 40 -- Special.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Fire Spin Fire.gif 35 85 Special.png
Heat Wave Fire.gif 100 90 Special.png
Low Kick Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Nasty Plot Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
Role Play Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Tickle Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png

Generation V Exclusive Moves


Via Move Tutor (Black2/White2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Gunk Shot Poison.gif 120 70 Physical.png
Helping Hand Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 65 100 Physical.png
Snore Normal.gif 50 100 Special.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

Evolution Line


Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages


  • Pansear is a member of the Triple-Battle Gimmick team; the other members are the Grass Monkey Pansage and the Water Monkey Panpour.
  • Pansear and its evolved form Simisear are the first two Pokémon that aren't Fire-type Starter Pokémon to have any kind of access to the Blaze Ability.

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