Charizard (Pokémon)

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Charizard
Flame Pokémon
リザードン
Lizardon
#006
Charizard
Charizard
Mega Charizard X
Mega Charizard X
Mega Charizard Y
Mega Charizard Y
Gigantamax Charizard
Gigantamax Charizard
Gigantamax Charizard
Gigantamax Charizard


Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Types
Fire Flying
Charizard
Fire Dragon
Mega Charizard X
Fire Flying
Mega Charizard Y
Unknown Unknown
Gigantamax Charizard
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Blaze
Charizard
Cacophony
Mega Charizard X
Cacophony
Mega Charizard Y
Solar Power
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Tough Claws
Mega Charizard X
Drought
Mega Charizard Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Dragon
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
5'07" 1.7 m
Charizard
5'07" 1.7 m
Mega Charizard X
5'07" 1.7 m
Mega Charizard Y
91'10"+ 28.0+ m
Gigantamax Charizard
Weight
199.5 lbs. 90.5 kg
Charizard
243.6 lbs. 110.5 kg
Mega Charizard X
221.6 lbs. 100.5 kg
Mega Charizard Y
??? lbs. ??? kg
Gigantamax Charizard
Mega Stone
Charizardite X Charizardite Y
Base experience yield
209
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
240
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
Charizard
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
3
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Mega Charizard X
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Mega Charizard Y
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Gigantamax Charizard
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body06.png
Footprint
F006.png None.png
Mega Charizard X
Pokédex color
Red
Other forms may have other colors.
Base friendship
70
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Charizard (Japanese: リザードン Lizardon) is a dual-type Fire/Flying Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

It evolves from Charmeleon starting at level 36. It is the final form of Charmander.

Charizard has three other forms.

Charizard is the game mascot of both Pokémon Red and FireRed Versions.

Biology

Mega Charizard X and Mega Charizard Y.

Charizard is a draconic, bipedal Pokémon. It is primarily orange with a cream underside from the chest to the tip of its tail. It has a long neck, small blue eyes, slightly raised nostrils, and two horn-like structures protruding from the back of its rectangular head. There are two fangs visible in its upper jaw when its mouth is closed. Two large wings with blue-green undersides sprout from its back, and a horn-like appendage juts out from the top of the third joint of each wing. A single wing-finger is visible through the center of each wing membrane. Charizard's arms are short and skinny compared to its robust belly, and each limb has three white claws. It has stocky legs with cream-colored soles on each of its plantigrade feet. The tip of its long, tapering tail burns with a sizable flame.

Charizard flies in search of powerful opponents to battle, and its fire will burn hotter as it gains experience. Its fiery breath is capable of melting boulders, massive glaciers, and has been known to accidentally cause forest fires. Though its fiery breath is hot, it never turns it on any opponent weaker than itself. Charizard typically inhabits mountains and valleys, such as the Charicific Valley in Johto. The anime has shown that only a weak Charizard would show off its power. It also showed that Charizard can swim underwater, with Pokémon Origins further showing that the flame on the tip of the tail can still keep burning underwater. The wings of Charizard can carry it to an altitude of 4,600 feet (1,400 meters).

Charizard has two Mega Forms. Both feature a shorter snout, white, vertical slit pupils, and a bright underside reaching the lower jaw.

As Mega Charizard X, its body and legs are more physically fit, though its arms remain thin. Its skin turns black with a sky-blue underside and soles. Two spikes with blue tips curve upward from the front and back of each shoulder, while the tips of its horns sharpen, turn blue, and curve slightly upward. Its brow and claws are larger, and its eyes are now red. It has two small, fin-like spikes under each horn and two more down its lower neck. The finger disappears from the wing membrane, and the lower edges are divided into large, rounded points. The third joint of each wing-arm is adorned with a claw-like spike. Mega Charizard X breathes blue flames out the sides of its mouth, and the flame on its tail now burns blue. It is said that its new power turns it black and creates more intense flames.

As Mega Charizard Y, it becomes sleeker in appearance but retains its normal coloration. It has three pointed horns on the back of its head, the middle of which is longer. Its snout has larger fangs and a ridge on the nose. Its neck is shorter, but its torso is thinner and longer. It features longer digitigrade feet. Its hands are less developed, with extremely shortened fingers that are no longer separated from each other. Small wings develop on its wrists, while the ones on its back become larger, lose the wing finger passing through their membrane and end up with ragged edges. The back of its tail has a large spike at the base and three smaller ones near the tip, which now burns with a longer flame. Mega Charizard Y is said to have incredible flying prowess that is greater than a jet fighter.

As Gigantamax Charizard, it becomes larger and physically fit. The lower part of its body glows white with several yellow diamonds located on the lower belly. There are also diamond-shaped spots located on the front legs. The claws located on its hand and feet become longer and sharper. The feet become longer and digitigrade, retaining small glowing soles under the forefeet. The wings are transformed into literal flame wings extending to the shoulder blade and two flames sprout from the horns. The colossal flamed wings were created from the energy of Gigantamaxing. The sclera of the eyes becomes yellow. The glow of a flame can be seen in the mouth, and the teeth grow, with the lower front teeth and three teeth in the middle now protruding when the mouth is closed. The flame on the tail extends out and has three red clouds surrounding it, like the clouds most other Gigantamax Pokémon have. The flames within Gigantamax Charizard burns hotter than 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit (2,000 degrees Celsius). When it roars, the temperature can climb to even higher lengths. The wings are capable of being hotter than magma which Charizard uses to burn its opponents.[1]

Gigantamax Charizard is the only known Pokémon capable of using the G-Max Move G-Max Wildfire.

In the anime

Main series

Charizard in the anime
Mega Charizard X in the anime
Mega Charizard Y in the anime
Gigantamax Charizard in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Charizard

Ash has a Charizard that he caught as a Charmander in Charmander – The Stray Pokémon. He evolved from Charmeleon in Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon after saving Ash from the claws of an Aerodactyl. Unfortunately, Charizard disobeyed Ash's orders until Charizard Chills.

Charla

Liza of the Charicific Valley owns her own Charizard, nicknamed Charla. It apparently has a romantic relationship with Ash's Charizard after it became her bodyguard.

Team A.C.T.

A Charizard was a member of Team A.C.T., who was considered for the job of rescuing Big Brother Pikachu in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate!. They were, however, occupied on another mission.

Alain's Charizard

In Pokémon the Series: XY, Alain owns a Charizard that can Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard X.

Trevor's Charizard

Trevor has a Charizard that he received as a Charmander from Professor Sycamore. It was revealed to be capable of Mega Evolving into Mega Charizard Y, as shown in A League of His Own!.

Kiawe's Charizard

Kiawe owns a Charizard that was given to him by his grandfather. He often uses it as his personal Ride Pokémon.

Other

In Mewtwo Strikes Back, a Charizard participated in the battle between the original Pokémon and the cloned Pokémon, battling Ash's Charizard and winning easily. Unlike much of its brethren, Charizard wasn't cloned from Ash's Charizard and it had the same marks that Charmandertwo had, indicating that it was likely obtained by Mewtwo through different means than the ones used to clone the Trainers' captured Pokémon. Charizard reappeared in Mewtwo Returns.

In One Trick Phony!, Jessie borrowed a Charizard from the Battle Park and was used in a battle against Ash and his Totodile as part of an elaborate plan to capture Pikachu.

A Charizard nicknamed Don appeared in Those Darn Electabuzz!, under the ownership of Corey Demario. Casey had to help them get their fighting spirit back so that Corey could start pitching for the Electabuzz baseball team.

In Shocks and Bonds, Clark used a Charizard and Quilava in a battle against Ash's Grovyle and Glalie. Charizard defeated Grovyle but then lost to Glalie.

In Grating Spaces!, Delibird gave Jessie and James a Charizard and an Aggron, with Jessie getting Charizard and James getting Aggron. However, they were recalled at the end of the episode as they were meant for Cassidy and Butch.

In Flash of the Titans!, Leon's Charizard battled Lance's Gyarados during the World Coronation Series finals and won. It has since made further appearances in Pokémon Journeys: The Series. Charizard is capable of Gigantamaxing.

Minor appearances

In Island of the Giant Pokémon, a giant robot Charizard was at Pokémon Land.

Charizard made its physical debut in a flashback in Primeape Goes Bananas.

In The Ultimate Test, James used a Charizard during the Pokémon League Admissions Exam.

In The Breeding Center Secret, a Charizard evolved from a Charmeleon in a TV advertisement for Cassidy and Butch's breeding center.

In Carrying On!, Ash's Noctowl hypnotized an attacking Fearow into seeing it as a Charizard.

A Charizard appeared in Beauty and the Breeder, under the ownership of a Pokémon Breeder participating in a Pokémon breeding competition.

In The Screen Actor's Guilt, Vitzo's fantasy featured a Charizard.

In Disguise Da Limit, a Coordinator's Charizard competed in the Verdanturf Contest.

A Charizard appeared in the opening sequence of Destiny Deoxys.

In Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, multiple Charizard were part of the feuding armies that were eventually placated by Sir Aaron in the past.

A Charizard that can Mega Evolve appeared in the opening of Mega Evolution Special I. Unlike Alain's Charizard, this Charizard can Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard Y.

A Mega Charizard X appeared in the opening credits of Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, while a Mega Charizard Y appeared in the movie's ending credits.

A Charizard appeared in Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel.

A Charizard appeared in a fantasy in Alola, Kanto!.

A Charizard appeared in a fantasy in A Talent for Imitation!.

A Trainer's Charizard appeared in a video hologram in Goodbye, Friend!.

In A Little Rocket R & R!, a Trainer's Charizard was captured by the Matori Matrix but later freed by Ash and his friends.

A Gigantamax Charizard appeared as a silhouette in a fantasy in Toughing It Out!.

A Gigantamax Charizard appeared in a fantasy in Sword and Shield: The Darkest Day!.

A Charizard appeared in Getting More Than You Battled For!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Subject Source Entry
EP105 Dragon Rage Ash's Pokédex Rage, one of Charizard's most powerful attacks. Rage attack usually has a devastating effect on its opponents.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP248 Charizard Ash's Pokédex Charizard, the Flame Pokémon. Charizard's powerful flame can melt absolutely anything.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW116 Charizard Ash's Pokédex Charizard, the Flame Pokémon. Charizard is a Flying and Fire type. When competing in intense battles, Charizard's flame becomes more intense as well.

Pokémon Origins

Charizard in Pokémon Origins
Mega Charizard X in Pokémon Origins

Red's Charizard

Red obtained Charizard as a Charmander from Professor Oak when he went out on his journey. It evolved into a Charizard sometime after Red defeated Koga between File 2 - Cubone and File 3 - Giovanni. During the battle against Mewtwo in File 4 - Charizard, Red's Charizard Mega Evolved into Mega Charizard X and battled Mewtwo. It was the first Mega Evolution seen in the anime.

Other

In File 1: Red, a Charizard was one of the Pokémon seen in Professor Oak's introduction.

Pokémon Generations

In The Redemption, Calem's Charizard celebrated its Trainer's crowning as Champion alongside Calem's Chesnaught.

Pokémon: Twilight Wings

In Letter, Leon's Charizard battled and defeated Bea's Machamp in a Pokémon League tournament. Charizard reappeared in a fantasy in Training and on television in Buddy. In Sky, it was seen in its Gigantamax form. It battled Mustard's Mienshao in The Gathering of Stars.

POKÉTOON

Charizard in POKÉTOON

A Charizard nicknamed Char-ly appeared in Blossom's Dream which belonged to Blossom's dad.

Pokémon Evolutions

Charizard in Pokémon Evolutions

Red's Charizard

Red's Charizard briefly appeared in The Discovery.

Other

Leon's Charizard appeared in The Champion. It was used in a flashback to battle Eternatus but was not strong enough to defeat it on its own. Later, it cheered Leon up before heading to his Championship Match against Victor.

GOTCHA!

Red's Charizard

Red's Charizard briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

Other

A Gigantamax Charizard briefly appeared in GOTCHA!, under the ownership of Leon.

In the manga

Charizard in Pokémon Adventures
Mega Charizard Y in Pokémon Adventures
Mega Charizard X in Pokémon Adventures
Gigantamax Charizard in Pokémon Adventures

Ash & Pikachu

Main article: Ash's Charizard

Ash's Charizard appeared in Off To The Battle Frontier!!, facing off against Noland's Articuno.

The Electric Tale of Pikachu

Main article: Ash's Charizard
Main article: Zippo

Ash's Charizard first appears as a Charmander in You Gotta Have Friends and then later as a Charizard in The Indigo Finals.

Ritchie's Charizard also appears in The Indigo Finals, battling against Ash's.

Movie adaptations

Main article: Ash's Charizard

Ash's Charizard has made some appearances in the manga adaptations of the movies it appeared in.

Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure

A Charizard appeared in JBA5, under the ownership of Lance.

Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!

An unknown Trainer used a Charizard in PBK4.

Pokémon - The Legend of the Dragon King

Akira, the main character, owns a Charizard.

Mori also owns a Charizard.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Blue's Charizard
Main article: Salamè
Main article: Kiawe's Charizard

One of Blue's main Pokémon, Charizard, debuted as a Charmander. With his increased capacity for battle both with augmented strength and his flight ability, he proved to be a valuable asset for Blue, both during the Silph Co. battles and in the Pokémon League, where Red's Venusaur narrowly defeated him. He had evolved from Charmeleon sometime before Kalling Kadabra. In the X & Y chapter, he was revealed to have become able to Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard Y.

A Charizard was fantasied along with the other fully evolved Kanto starters in Chinchou in Charge, where the Pokémon Association Chairman of Kanto and Johto explained to Bill and Janine the special privilege of entering the finals unconditionally after collecting Badges.

In PS589, X's Charmeleon, Salamè, evolved into a Charizard during a battle against Xerosic's Pokémon. He has a Charizardite X hidden in the flame on the tip of his tail, and with it, he can Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard X.

A Ride Charizard appeared in a fantasy in A Raid and Po Town.

Kiawe's Ride Charizard appeared in Finale!! The Battle Against the Other Dimension!.

Leon's Charizard first appeared in Crackle!! Practice Battle. It is capable of Gigantamaxing.

Pokémon Battle Frontier

Rald, the main character's mentor, has a Charizard.

Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All

A Charizard first appeared in GDZ52, under the ownership of Nagi.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

Main article: Ash's Charizard

Ash's Charizard appeared in a fantasy in Legend? Check! Friends? Check!.

Leon's Charizard appeared in Flash of the Titans!.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team

Main article: Team A.C.T.

The Charizard from Team A.C.T. appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team. He, along with his teammates, is a role model of Mudkip and tries to rescue him when he mistakenly believes that Ginji is a threat to Mudkip's safety.

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~

A Charizard first appeared in The Scarlet Scroll: Kunoichi's Situation, under the ownership of Yukimura.

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Main article: Green's Charizard

Green, the main rival of Red, owns a Charizard that evolved from Charmander, his starter Pokémon, apparently skipping the Charmeleon stage in the process. It is a mischievous Pokémon that has a rivalry with Red's Clefairy. It has reverted to the Charmander stage, although it has since evolved back into Charizard permanently.

A Charizard appeared in Pikachu's Birthday Party.

Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire

A Charizard appeared in Clefairy's Golf Debut!.

Pokémon Zensho

Main article: Satoshi's Charizard (Zensho)

In Pokémon Zensho, Satoshi owns a Charizard that was originally a Charmander he received from Professor Oak.

In the TCG

Main article: Charizard (TCG)

Charizard's first-released TCG card, which as part of the Base Set, was widely regarded at the height of popularity of Pokémon as the best card ever. This was because of its powerful attack, Fire Spin, and useful Pokémon Power, Energy Burn, which allowed it to convert any Energy attached to it to Fire Energy. Fire Spin needed four Fire Energy and could deal 100 damage, knocking out the majority of Pokémon cards. In addition, it had the highest HP then, at 120. Individual Charizard cards were sold up to as much as $150. First edition cards of this dwarfed this price at one point breaking the $1000 US price point. This Charizard card was reprinted in Wizards of the Coast's Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection sets, and released again with updated artwork in the Stormfront expansion.

In the TFG

One Charizard figure has been released.

Other appearances

Charizard in Pokkén Tournament
Charizard in the music video for Celestial

Super Smash Bros.

Main article: Charizard (Super Smash Bros.)

Charizard appeared as a Poké Ball summon in Super Smash Bros. and Super Smash Bros. Melee before becoming playable as part of Pokémon Trainer’s team in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as well as a solo playable appearance in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U.

Pokkén Tournament

Main article: Charizard (Pokkén Tournament)

Charizard is a Power-type playable character in Pokkén. Moves it can use include Flamethrower, Fire Punch, Flare Blitz, and Seismic Toss. Upon entering Synergy Burst, it Mega-Evolves into Mega Charizard X and can use the Burst Attack Searing Blaze.

Detective Pikachu

A Charizard appeared in Detective Pikachu, under the ownership of Sebastian. It is a frequent underground battler, and as such, it fought Harry and Detective Pikachu prior to the events of the movie.

Celestial

Charizard appeared in the music video for Celestial, carrying Ed Sheeran back home. It is later seen in an animated sequence with Ed Sheeran and his other Pokémon, helping him stop the fight between Mewtwo and Mew.

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

Generation I Kanto
#006
Red Spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. Known to cause forest fires unintentionally.
Blue
Yellow When expelling a blast of super hot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tail burns more intensely.
Stadium Its fiery breath reaches incredible temperatures. It can quickly melt glaciers weighing 10,000 tons.
Generation II Johto
#231
Gold If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up into a whitish-blue color.
Silver Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. Its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.
Crystal It uses its wings to fly high. The temperature of its fire increases as it gains experience in battle.
Stadium 2 If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a whitish-blue color.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#006
Ruby Charizard flies around the sky in search of powerful opponents. It breathes fire of such great heat that it melts anything. However, it never turns its fiery breath on any opponent weaker than itself.
Sapphire
Emerald A Charizard flies about in search of strong opponents. It breathes intense flames that can melt any material. However, it will never torch a weaker foe.
FireRed Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures.
LeafGreen It spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. It may cause forest fires by blowing flames.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#236
Diamond It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a whitish-blue color.
SoulSilver Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. Its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
White
Black 2 It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Central #085
Hoenn
#—
X When expelling a blast of superhot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tail burns more intensely.
Y Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures.
Omega Ruby Charizard flies around the sky in search of powerful opponents. It breathes fire of such great heat that it melts anything. However, it never turns its fiery breath on any opponent weaker than itself.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#006
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon.
Let's Go Pikachu When this Pokémon expels a blast of superhot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tails burns more intensely.
Let's Go Eevee
Mega Charizard X
Let's Go Pikachu The overwhelming power that fills its entire body causes it to turn black and creates intense blue flames.
Let's Go Eevee
Mega Charizard Y
Let's Go Pikachu Its bond with its Trainer is the source of its power. It boasts speed and maneuverability greater than that of a jet fighter.
Let's Go Eevee
Generation VIII Galar
#380
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Legends: Arceus.
Sword It spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. It may cause forest fires by blowing flames.
Shield Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures.
Brilliant Diamond It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
Shining Pearl
Gigantamax Charizard
Sword This colossal, flame-winged figure of a Charizard was brought about by Gigantamax energy.
Shield The flame inside its body burns hotter than 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit. When Charizard roars, that temperature climbs even higher.
Generation IX Paldea
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation IX.


Game locations

Generation I
Red Blue
Evolve Charmeleon
Blue (Japan)
Evolve Charmeleon
Yellow
Evolve Charmeleon
Generation II
Gold Silver
Time Capsule, Event
Crystal
Time Capsule, Event
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Trade, Event
FireRed LeafGreen
Evolve Charmeleon
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Charmeleon
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer, Evolve Charmeleon (from Event Charmander)
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer, Evolve Charmeleon (from Event Charmander)
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Charmeleon
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade, Event
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade, Event
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Evolve Charmeleon
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Hammerlocke Hills (Max Raid Battle)
Lake of Outrage (Max Raid Battle) Gigantamax Factor
Expansion Pass
Fields of Honor, Loop Lagoon (Max Raid Battle)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Evolve Charmeleon
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
Poké Portal News


In side games

Generation I
Snap
Volcano
Pinball
Evolve Charmeleon
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Trozei!
Endless Level 23, Forever Level 72, Pair Trozei, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Evolve Charmeleon
Ranger
Jungle Relic (during mission), Sekra Range (during mission)
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Spacial Rift (B1F-B15F, Deep Spacial Rift B1F-B9F), Deep Dark Crater (B6F-B14F)
MD Sky
Spacial Rift (B1F-B15F, Deep Spacial Rift B1F-B9F), Deep Dark Crater (B6F-B14F)
Ranger: SoA
Volcano Cave
Rumble
Fiery Furnace (Normal Mode A & S)
PokéPark Wii
Granite Zone
Ranger: GS
Rand's House
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Cave: Everspring Valley
PokéPark 2
Arcane Area
Conquest
Evolve Charmeleon
Rumble U
Dream Gate: Flame Dance (Boss), Variety Battle: A Battle in the Tower
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Blade-and-Shield Path: Stage 5
Shuffle
Expert Stage: Stage EX9
Rumble World
Ember Mountains: Furnace Mountain (Back Boss)
Picross
Area 28: Stage 09
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Charizard Sea2019, Gengar Sea, Celebi Sea, Mewtwo Sea, Butterfree Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Bulbasaur Sea, Charizard SeaFinal, Celebi SeaFinal, Mewtwo SeaFinal
Generation VIII
UNITE
Purchase for 6,000 Aeos Coins/345 Aeos Gems
New Snap
Fireflow VolcanoLevel 2+
Cross-Generation
Masters EX
Poké Fair sync pair scout (Sygna Suit Red's)
Ticket Scout (after Victory Road) (Sygna Suit Red's)
Master Fair sync pair scout (Leon's)
Evolve Scottie/Bettie's Charmeleon (Egg)


In events

Wild Area News
Games Event Gigantamax Location Level Distribution period
SwSh Wild Area News Yes hide 40, 50, 60Sh March 26 to April 27, 2020
SwSh Wild Area News Yes hide 50, 60Sh April 10 to 15, 2020
Sh Wild Area News Yes hide 50 June 2 to 29, 2020
Sh Wild Area News Yes hide 50 June 17 to 28, 2020
Poké Portal News
Games Event Tera Type Location Level Distribution period
SV Charizard the Unrivaled Dragon hide 100 December 1 to 4, 2022
December 15 to 18, 2022

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Bitter Berry (100%)
Yellow*
Events* Charizardite X Charizardite X (100%) Charizardite Y Charizardite Y (100%)
Red Card Red Card (100%) Life Orb Life Orb (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Charizard
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
78
138 - 185 266 - 360
84
80 - 149 155 - 293
78
74 - 143 144 - 280
109
102 - 177 200 - 348
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total:
534
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.
  • This Pokémon's Special base stat in Generation I was 85.
Mega Charizard X
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
78
138 - 185 266 - 360
130
121 - 200 238 - 394
111
104 - 179 204 - 353
130
121 - 200 238 - 394
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total:
634
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.
Mega Charizard Y
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
78
138 - 185 266 - 360
104
98 - 171 191 - 337
78
74 - 143 144 - 280
159
147 - 232 290 - 458
115
108 - 183 211 - 361
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total:
634
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/3 ★★★
Power
3/3 ★★★
Skill
2/2 ★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
17/18 ★★★


Type effectiveness

Charizard and Mega Charizard Y
Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Notes:
Mega Charizard X
Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Dragon Claw Dragon Physical 08080 100100% 15
011 Heat Wave Fire Special 09595 09090% 10
011 Scratch Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
011 Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25
011 Smokescreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
Evo.Evo. Air Slash Flying Special 07575 09595% 15
1212 Dragon Breath Dragon Special 06060 100100% 20
1919 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 09595% 15
2424 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
3030 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100100% 15
3939 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
4646 Fire Spin Fire Special 03535 08585% 15
5454 Inferno Fire Special 100100 05050% 5
6262 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM008Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM008 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM014Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM014 Acrobatics Flying Physical 05555 100}}100% 15
TM024Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM024 Fire Spin Fire Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM027Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM027 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM028Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM028 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM032Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM032 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM036Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM036 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM038Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM038 Flame Charge Fire Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
TM040Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM040 Air Cutter Flying Special 06060 095}}95% 25
TM043Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM043 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM044Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM044 Dragon Tail Dragon Physical 06060 090}}90% 10
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM049Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM049 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM051Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM051 Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM055Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM055 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM058Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM058 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM061Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM061 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM065Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM065 Air Slash Flying Special 07575 095}}95% 15
TM066Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM066 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TM067Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM067 Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM068Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM068 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM078Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM078 Dragon Claw Dragon Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM086Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM086 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM088Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM088 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM097Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM097 Fly Flying Physical 09090 095}}95% 15
TM100Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM100 Dragon Dance Dragon Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM107Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM107 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM108Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM108 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM115Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM115 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100}}100% 10
TM118Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM118 Heat Wave Fire Special 09595 090}}90% 10
TM125Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM125 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM130Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM141Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM141 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TM144Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM144 Fire Pledge Fire Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM149Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM149 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM152Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM152 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM153Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM153 Blast Burn Fire Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM156Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM156 Outrage Dragon Physical 120120 100}}100% 10
TM157Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM157 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TM158Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM158 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM160Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM160 Hurricane Flying Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM163Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM163 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM165Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM165 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
TM168Bag TM Grass SV Sprite.png TM168 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Ancient Power Rock Special 60 100% 5
Belly Drum Normal Status —% 10
Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
Dragon Rush Dragon Physical 100 75% 10
Dragon Tail Dragon Physical 60 90% 10
Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15
Metal Claw Steel Physical 50 95% 35
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Charizard in Generation IX
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Charizard in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation IX
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Anime-only moves

Move Type Episode
Tackle  Normal  Pokémon Double Trouble

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
Pin006.png
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani006.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Mt. Cleft
Phrases
51%-100% HP Leave it to me! I'll raze everything!
26%-50% HP My body's cooling down. My health is down to half.
1%-25% HP I can't... There's no power left in my flame...
Level up I leveled up! My flame is burning even hotter now!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP RT 006.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: Burn fm.pngBurn fm.pngBurn fm.png
(Burn ×3)
Loops: 11 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry R-142
Charizard breathes super-hot flames that melt ice and incinerate even steel.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: Burn 4 field move.png
(Burn ×4)
Browser entry R-139
It spits blobs of fire. It also lets loose expanding rings of fire to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist:
(present)
Fire Assist.png
Fire
Field move:
(present)
Crush 4 field move.png
(Crush ×4)
Not available in the past.
Browser entry R-208
It attacks by launching fireballs as it flies around quickly.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush006Body.png Walking Speed: 1.5 seconds Base HP: 55
Base Attack: 81 Base Defense: 56 Base Speed: 70
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW006.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Charizard values the ancient promise in the Granite Zone. Watch him whoosh through the sky playing Salamence's Air Ace.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PPW006.png Strong: Pikachu icon.pngOshawott icon.png Weak: Snivy icon.pngTepig icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
He loves nature and the Pokémon in the Arcane Area. He wants to protect the Arcane Area.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP006.png HP: ★★★ Move: Flamethrower
Attack: ★★★★ Ability 1: Blaze
Ability 2: Hero
Ability 3: Last Bastion
Defense: ★★★
Speed: ★★★★
Evolves from Charmeleon when its Attack is 83 or higher
Range: 2 Perfect Links: Masakage and Yukimura
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Fire
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT006.png

Power of Five
Increases the damage dealt by matching five Pokémon.
Pokémon Shuffle
Dream Charizardite X Sprite.png
Fire
Dream Charizardite Y Sprite.png Attack Power: 60 - 135 Raise Max Level.png 20

#006
Shuffle006.png
Shuffle006MX.png
Shuffle006MY.png

Burn
Leaves the foe burned.
Skill Swapper: Unity Power
Mega Effects Mega Speedup.png 13/3
Mega Charizard X: Erases all Pokémon in an X-shaped pattern.
Mega Charizard Y: Erases all Pokémon in a Y-shaped pattern.
Pokémon Shuffle
Dream Charizardite X Sprite.png
Flying
Dream Charizardite Y Sprite.png Attack Power: 60 - 105 Raise Max Level.png 5

#006
Shuffle006S.png
Shuffle006MSX.png
Shuffle006MSY.png

Nosedive
Sometimes deals a lot more damage.
Mega Effects Mega Speedup.png 15/5
Mega Charizard X: Erases Pokémon and disruptions around two spots you tap.
Mega Charizard Y: Erases a jagged line of Pokémon vertically.
Pokémon GO
GO006.png Base Stamina: 186 Base Attack: 223 Base Defense: 173
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Charizard Mega Energy200/40/20/10
Fast Attacks: Fire Spin*, Air Slash*, Ember, Wing Attack, Dragon Breath
Charged Attacks: Fire Blast, Dragon Claw, Overheat*, Blast Burn, Flamethrower, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon, FrustrationAs Shadow Pokémon
Pokémon: Magikarp Jump
Magikarp Jump Charcoal.png Friendship Item: Charcoal (600Magikarp Jump Diamond.png) ★: One random great item
Skill: Gives a great item
Recovery time: 12 hours
New Pokémon Snap
NPS006.png
Photodex entry #150
Charizard form herds with Charmander, and they all live together near the volcano. The flames they breathe are as hot as the lava around them.


Costumes in Pokémon GO
GO006Copy2019.png GO006Jan2020.png
Clone Party hat

Mega Charizard X

Pokémon GO
GO006MX.png Base Stamina: 186 Base Attack: 273 Base Defense: 213
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Fire Spin*, Air Slash*, Ember, Wing Attack, Dragon Breath
Charged Attacks: Fire Blast, Dragon Claw, Overheat*, Blast Burn, Flamethrower, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon

Mega Charizard Y

Pokémon GO
GO006MY.png Base Stamina: 186 Base Attack: 319 Base Defense: 212
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Fire Spin*, Air Slash*, Ember, Wing Attack, Dragon Breath
Charged Attacks: Fire Blast, Dragon Claw, Overheat*, Blast Burn, Flamethrower, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon

Evolution

004Charmander.png
Unevolved
Charmander
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 16
005Charmeleon.png
First evolution
Charmeleon
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 36
006Charizard.png
Second evolution
Charizard
 Fire  Flying 


Forms

Mega Evolution

Gigantamax

Dynamax icon.png
Gigantamax Factor
Charizard
Charizard
Charizard
 Fire  Flying 

Dynamax Band
Dynamax Band


Lasts for three turns
Charizard
Gigantamax Charizard
Charizard
 Fire  Flying 

Sprites

Generation I
Red Blue Yellow Red Green
Spr 1b 006.png Spr b g1 006.png Spr 1y 006.png Spr b g1 006.png Spr 1g 006.png Spr b g1 006.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 006.png Spr b 2g 006.png Spr 2s 006.png Spr b 2g 006.png Spr 2c 006.png Spr b 2c 006.png
Spr 2g 006 s.png Spr b 2g 006 s.png Spr 2s 006 s.png Spr b 2g 006 s.png Spr 2c 006 s.png Spr b 2c 006 s.png
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Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 006.png Spr b 3r 006.png Spr 3e 006.png Spr b 3r 006.png Spr 3f 006.png Spr b 3f 006.png
Spr 3r 006 s.png Spr b 3r 006 s.png Spr 3e 006 s.png Spr b 3r 006 s.png Spr 3f 006 s.png Spr b 3f 006 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 006.png Spr b 4d 006.png Spr 4d 006.png Spr b 4d 006.png Spr 4h 006.png Spr b 4d 006.png
Spr 4d 006 s.png Spr b 4d 006 s.png Spr 4d 006 s.png Spr b 4p 006 s.png Spr 4h 006 s.png Spr b 4p 006 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 006.png Spr b 5b 006.png Spr 5b 006.png Spr b 5b 006.png
Spr 5b 006 s.png Spr b 5b 006 s.png Spr 5b 006 s.png Spr b 5b 006 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 006.png Spr b 6x 006.png Spr 6x 006.png Spr b 6x 006.png
Spr 6x 006MX.png Spr b 6x 006MX.png Spr 6x 006MX.png Spr b 6x 006MX.png
Spr 6x 006MY.png Spr b 6x 006MY.png Spr 6x 006MY.png Spr b 6x 006MY.png
Spr 6x 006 s.png Spr b 6x 006 s.png Spr 6x 006 s.png Spr b 6x 006 s.png
Spr 6x 006MX s.png Spr b 6x 006MX s.png Spr 6x 006MX s.png Spr b 6x 006MX s.png
Spr 6x 006MY s.png Spr b 6x 006MY s.png Spr 6x 006MY s.png Spr b 6x 006MY s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 006.png Spr b 7s 006.png Spr 7s 006.png Spr b 7s 006.png
Spr 7s 006MX.png Spr b 7s 006MX.png Spr 7s 006MX.png Spr b 7s 006MX.png
Spr 7s 006MY.png Spr b 7s 006MY.png Spr 7s 006MY.png Spr b 7s 006MY.png
Spr 7s 006 s.png Spr b 7s 006 s.png Spr 7s 006 s.png Spr b 7s 006 s.png
Spr 7s 006MX s.png Spr b 7s 006MX s.png Spr 7s 006MX s.png Spr b 7s 006MX s.png
Spr 7s 006MY s.png Spr b 7s 006MY s.png Spr 7s 006MY s.png Spr b 7s 006MY s.png
Front Back Front Back
Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee!
Spr 7p 006.png Spr 7p 006 s.png
Spr 7p 006MX.png Spr 7p 006MX s.png
Spr 7p 006MY.png Spr 7p 006MY s.png
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Spr 8s 006.png Spr 8s 006 s.png
Spr 8s 006Gi.png Spr 8s 006Gi s.png
HOME
HOME006.png HOME006 s.png
HOME006MX.png HOME006MX s.png
HOME006MY.png HOME006MY s.png
HOME006Gi.png HOME006Gi s.png
006MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Charizard images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Other sprites

Spr 3f Charizard credits.png
FireRed/LeafGreen credits

Trivia

"Pokémon Gallery: Encounter with Shiny Pokémon" by Ken Sugimori
Charizard in Pokémon Battle Chess
  • In English, the category "Flame Pokémon" is shared by Charmeleon, Charizard, Flareon, Kantonian Moltres, and Infernape.
    • In Japanese, Flareon has the category ほのおポケモン Honō Pokémon (Flame Pokémon), while the other four Pokémon share the category かえんポケモン Kaen Pokémon (Flame Pokémon).
  • Charizard and Mewtwo share several Mega Evolution similarities. Both Pokémon are the only ones to have two Mega Evolutions instead of one. Both of their Y Mega Evolutions were introduced before their X ones. Both Pokémon change their typing in their X Mega Evolutions while they remain the same type in their Y Mega Evolutions.
  • Prior to Generation VI, Charizard and Rhyhorn shared nearly the same cry. This cry was updated and reused for Mega Charizard Y.
  • Charizard holds the distinction of being the first Pokémon to appear in the Japanese version of the Pokémon anime, as it is the first one to appear in the opening. However, outside of Japan, Mewtwo is the first to appear.
  • Charizard is the only Pokémon in the Super Smash Bros. series that transitioned from a Poké Ball Pokémon to a playable character.
  • Charizard and Johtonian Typhlosion, along with their respective evolutionary lines, have exactly the same base stats in the same distribution.
  • Charizard was the focus of a Pokémon Center promotion in April 2010.
  • Mega Charizard Y has the highest base Special Attack stat of all Fire-type Pokémon.
  • Charizard was the inspiration for the naming of Chilicola charizard, a species of stem-nesting bees. The discoverer, Spencer K. Monckton, was inspired to name the species after Charizard thanks to its mountainous habitat and the orange coloration found in the first specimen he observed.[2][3]
  • Charizard is the only Pokémon not in the Alola Pokédex to be a Ride Pokémon in Sun and Moon (where it is unobtainable via normal gameplay) and Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.
  • Charizard is the only non-Galar starter Pokémon to be in the Galar Pokédex in the base game of Sword and Shield.
  • Charizard is the most common Pokémon found amongst Champions, being used by four of them.
  • Because of its beauty and elegance, Driftveil Drawbridge is also referred to as Charizard Bridge.
  • Charizard, its pre-evolved forms, and Mega Charizard X were designed by Atsuko Nishida.[4][5]
    • Charizard is Nishida's favorite Pokémon.[6]
  • In the Pokémon of the Year poll held by The Pokémon Company in 2020, Charizard was voted the most popular Generation I Pokémon, receiving 93,968 votes. It was also the fourth-most popular Pokémon overall.
  • The current design of a Shiny Charizard was first seen in an official art from 2001, between the releases of Pokémon Crystal and Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.
  • Charizard appears in Pokémon Battle Chess. It behaves like the bishop piece in chess, but can also move one square backwards.
  • Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl is the only anime series to not feature a Charizard in any capacity.
  • In Generation IX, Charizard is unable to learn both Metal Claw and False Swipe via TM while its pre-evolutions can learn False Swipe and Charmander can learn Metal Claw.

Origin

Charizard may be based on European dragons, which are heavily associated with the element of fire in European folklore; this draconic appearance would later be reflected in the Fire/Dragon typing of Mega Charizard X. Like its pre-evolved forms, it may also take inspiration from lizards, dinosaurs, and the mythical salamander. Its English and Japanese nomenclature may be a reference to how Western dragons are heavily inspired by lizards and other reptiles.

Name origin

Charizard may be a combination of char (to burn) and lizard.

Lizardon may be a combination of lizard and either dragon or -don (common suffix in dinosaur names derived from the Ancient Greek word for tooth).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese リザードン Lizardon From lizard, dragon, and -don
France Flag.png French Dracaufeu From draco and Au feu!
Spain Flag.png Spanish Charizard Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Glurak From Glut, Drache, and possibly Rakete
Italy Flag.png Italian Charizard Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리자몽 Rizamon From lizard and monster
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 噴火龍 / 喷火龙 Pēnhuǒlóng From 噴火 / 喷火 pēnhuǒ and 龍 / 龙 lóng
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 噴火龍 Pānfólùhng From 噴火 panfó and lùhng


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