Charmeleon (Pokémon)

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0004Charmander.png #0004: Charmander
Pokémon
#0006: Charizard 0006Charizard.png
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Charmeleon (disambiguation).
Charmeleon
Flame Pokémon
リザード
Lizardo
#0005
Charmeleon



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Fire Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Blaze Cacophony
Cacophony
Solar Power
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
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
3'07" 1.1 m
Charmeleon
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
41.9 lbs. 19.0 kg
Charmeleon
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
142
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
142
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
Charmeleon
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
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Atk
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Def
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
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Footprint
F0005.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
70
External Links

Charmeleon (Japanese: リザード Lizardo) is a Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

It evolves from Charmander starting at level 16 and evolves into Charizard starting at level 36.

Biology

Charmeleon is a bipedal, reptilian Pokémon. It has dark red scales and a cream underside from the chest down. It has blue eyes and a long snout with a slightly hooked tip. On the back of its head is a single horn-like protrusion. It has relatively long arms with three sharp claws. Its short legs have plantigrade feet with three claws and cream-colored soles. The tip of its long, powerful tail has a flame burning on it. The temperature rises to unbearable levels if Charmeleon swings its tail.

Charmeleon has a vicious nature and will constantly seek out opponents. Strong opponents excite this Pokémon, causing it to spout bluish-white flames that torch its surroundings. However, it will relax once it has won a battle. It is rare in the wild, but it can be found in mountainous areas.

In the anime

Main series

Charmeleon in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Charmeleon

Ash's Charmander evolved into Charmeleon in March of the Exeggutor Squad, which also marked the species' debut. Unfortunately, he quickly grew unruly and disobedient. He evolved into Charizard soon after in Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon.

Charmeleon also appeared in I Choose You!, which is set in a different continuity from the main series. In this continuity, it previously belonged to Cross and evolved from Charmander after defeating a Jigglypuff in battle. It later evolved into Charizard after battling Cross's Lycanroc. Unlike its main series counterpart, this Charmeleon never had obedience issues.

Zippo

Ritchie's Charmander, nicknamed Zippo, evolved into a Charmeleon sometime prior to the events of A Parent Trapped!.

Alain's Charmeleon

A Charmeleon appeared in a flashback in Mega Evolution Special II as the pre-evolved form of Alain's Charizard.

Trevor's Charmeleon

Trevor's Charmeleon appeared in A Legendary Photo Op!, having evolved from a Charmander. It would evolve into Charizard by A League of His Own!.

Other

A Charmeleon appeared in The Crystal Onix, under the ownership of Mateo, who would commonly use it to make glass. It was also used to battle the titular Crystal Onix, during which it set it alight and defeated it.

A Charmeleon appeared in Celebi: The Voice of the Forest, under the ownership of Sam. It was used to battle the Iron-Masked Marauder's Sneasel and won.

In Judgment Day, Jimmy's Charmeleon helped its Trainer with a variety of odd jobs on Bomba Island. Charmeleon was later targeted by Team Rocket in one of their schemes, but it was rescued by Jimmy's newly-evolved Blastoise.

Minor appearances

In The Breeding Center Secret, a Charmeleon was part of a TV advertisement for Cassidy and Butch's breeding center, in which it evolved from a Charmander and then into Charizard.

In Pikachu's Vacation, a Charmeleon seen at the Pokémon Theme Park.

In Once More With Reeling!, a Coordinator's Charmeleon participated in the Terracotta Contest.

A Charmeleon appeared in Not on MY Watch Ya Don't!.

In Sword and Shield: The Darkest Day!, Leon's Charizard was revealed to have been a Charmeleon in a flashback.

A Trainer's Charmeleon appeared in JN136.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP043 Charmeleon Ash's Pokédex Charmeleon, the Flame Pokémon. It has razor-sharp claws and its tail is exceptionally strong.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY086 Charmeleon Serena's Pokédex Charmeleon, the Flame Pokémon and the evolved form of Charmander. Charmeleon knocks down opponents with its tail, then defeats them using razor-sharp claws.

Pokémon Origins

Charmeleon in Pokémon Origins

Red's Charmeleon

Red's Charmander evolved into a Charmeleon some time after Red beat Misty but before he faced Lt. Surge between File 1: Red and File 2: Cubone. It later evolved into a Charizard after Red defeated Koga between File 2: Cubone and File 3: Giovanni.

Other

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

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Charmeleon in Pokémon Adventures
Main article: Blue's Charmeleon
Main article: Salamè

Charmeleon debuted in Onix is On!, where it was seen battling in the Pewter Gym as one of Blue's Pokémon. He evolved from Charmander sometime between The Secret of Kangaskhan and this round. When Red and Blue collided in Celadon City, Red mistakenly picked up the Poké Ball of Blue's Charmeleon, but he managed to give it back to Blue later. He has since evolved into Charizard with Blue's intense training and became even more powerful, assisting in the defeat of both the Team Rocket triads Koga and Sabrina.

A Charmeleon appeared at the Battle Pike in Moving Past Milotic.

Multiple Charmeleon were used by Team Galactic Grunts in Exit Empoleon and Cooling Off Heatran.

X's Charmander, Salamè, evolved into a Charmeleon alongside Marisso, who evolved into a Quilladin, in PS577.

Pokémon anime novelization series

Jet's Charmeleon appeared in Race to Danger.

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

A Charmeleon appeared in Let's Aim For The Goal!, under the ownership of Firebreather Takeo.

Pokémon Zensho

Main article: Satoshi's Charmeleon (Zensho)

In Pokémon Zensho, Satoshi has a Charmeleon that evolved from the Charmander he received from Professor Oak in PZ04. It later evolves again into Charizard.

In the TCG

Main article: Charmeleon (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

Generation I Kanto
#005
Red When it swings its burning tail, it elevates the temperature to unbearably high levels.
Blue
Yellow Tough fights could excite this Pokémon. When excited, it may blow out bluish-white flames.
Stadium It appears to be very vicious. It attacks with razor-sharp claws and won't stop until the enemy is defeated.
Generation II Johto
#230
Gold It is very hot-headed by nature, so it constantly seeks opponents. It calms down only when it wins.
Silver It has a barbaric nature. In battle, it whips its fiery tail around and slashes away with sharp claws.
Crystal If it becomes agitated during battle, it spouts intense flames, incinerating its surroundings.
Stadium 2 It is very hot-headed by nature, so it constantly seeks opponents. It calms down only when it wins.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#005
Ruby Charmeleon mercilessly destroys its foes using its sharp claws. If it encounters a strong foe, it turns aggressive. In this excited state, the flame at the tip of its tail flares with a bluish white color.
Sapphire
Emerald Without pity, its sharp claws destroy foes. If it encounters a strong enemy, it becomes agitated, and the flame on its tail flares with a bluish white color.
FireRed It lashes about with its tail to knock down its foe. It then tears up the fallen opponent with sharp claws.
LeafGreen When it swings its burning tail, it elevates the air temperature to unbearably high levels.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#235
Diamond In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It is very hot-headed by nature, so it constantly seeks opponents. It calms down only when it wins.
SoulSilver It has a barbaric nature. In battle, it whips its fiery tail around and slashes away with sharp claws.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
White
Black 2 In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Central #084
Hoenn
#—
X It lashes about with its tail to knock down its foe. It then tears up the fallen opponent with sharp claws.
Y When it swings its burning tail, it elevates the air temperature to unbearably high levels.
Omega Ruby Charmeleon mercilessly destroys its foes using its sharp claws. If it encounters a strong foe, it turns aggressive. In this excited state, the flame at the tip of its tail flares with a bluish white color.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#005
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon.
Let's Go Pikachu Tough fights could excite this Pokémon. When excited, it may breathe out bluish-white flames.
Let's Go Eevee
Generation VIII Galar
#379
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Legends: Arceus.
Sword It has a barbaric nature. In battle, it whips its fiery tail around and slashes away with sharp claws.
Shield If it becomes agitated during battle, it spouts intense flames, incinerating its surroundings.
Brilliant Diamond In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.
Shining Pearl
Generation IX Paldea
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation IX.


Game locations

Generation I
Red Blue
Evolve Charmander
Blue (Japan)
Evolve Charmander
Yellow
Evolve Charmander
Generation II
Gold Silver
Time Capsule, Evolve Event Charmander
Crystal
Time Capsule, Evolve Event Charmander
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Evolve Event Charmander
Emerald
Trade, Evolve Event Charmander
FireRed LeafGreen
Evolve Charmander
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade, Evolve Event Charmander
Platinum
Trade, Evolve Event Charmander
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Charmander
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer, Evolve Event Charmander
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer, Evolve Event Charmander
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Fire)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade, Evolve Event Charmander
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Evolve Charmander
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Charmander
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Hammerlocke Hills, Lake of Outrage (Max Raid Battle)
Expansion Pass
Max Lair (Dynamax Adventure)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Evolve Charmander
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
Evolve bred Charmander


In side games

Generation I
Snap
Volcano
Pinball
Evolve Charmander
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Trozei!
Endless Level 4, Forever Level 50, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Fiery Field (26F-29F)
Ranger
Jungle Relic
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Giant Volcano (1F-19F), Dark Crater (B1F-B15F, Deep Dark Crater B1F-B5F)
MD Sky
Giant Volcano (1F-19F), Dark Crater (B1F-B15F, Deep Dark Crater B1F-B5F)
Ranger: SoA
Volcano Cave
Rumble
Fiery Furnace (Normal Mode C & A)
Ranger: GS
Faldera Island, Fire Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Cave: Everspring Valley
Conquest
Ignis
Rumble U
Dream Gate: Flame Dance
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Blade-and-Shield Path: Stage 2
Shuffle
Rainbow Park: Stage 55
Blau Salon: Stage 413
Rumble World
Ember Mountains: Furnace Mountain (All Areas, Entrance Boss)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Tutroial, Charizard Sea2019, Jirachi Sea, Gengar Sea, Mewtwo Sea, Butterfree Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Bulbasaur Sea, Charizard SeaFinal, Jirachi SeaFinal, Mewtwo SeaFinal
Cross-Generation
Masters EX
Evolve Scottie/Bettie's Charmander (Egg)


In events

Wild Area News
Games Event Gigantamax Location Level Distribution period
SwSh Wild Area News No hide 50 February 27 to March 1, 2020
SwSh Wild Area News No hide 30 March 26 to April 28, 2020

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Bitter Berry (100%)
Yellow*

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
58
118 - 165 226 - 320
64
62 - 127 119 - 249
58
56 - 121 108 - 236
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Total:
405
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 65.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/3 ★★★
Power
2/4 ★★☆☆
Skill
3/4 ★★★
Stamina
2/2 ★★
Jump
1/3 ☆☆
Total
11/16 ★★


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
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
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
3737 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
4848 Inferno Fire Special 100100 05050% 5
5454 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charmeleon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charmeleon
  • 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
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
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
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
TM055Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM055 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM057Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM057 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
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
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
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
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
TM165Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM165 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
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 Charmeleon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charmeleon
  • 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
SlowpokeSlowpoke Belly Drum* Normal Status —% 10
LarvitarPupitarTyranitarSeviperBagonShelgon
SalamenceGibleGabiteGarchompAxewFraxure
HaxorusDeinoZweilousHydreigonBergmiteAvalugg
AvaluggNoibatNoivernChewtleDrednawDreepy
DrakloakDragapultFrigibaxArctibaxBaxcalibur
Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
ChewtleDrednaw Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
DratiniDragonairDragoniteGibleGabiteGarchomp
DeinoZweilousHydreigonFlappleDrakloakDragapult
Dragon Rush Dragon Physical 100 75% 10
DratiniDragonairDragoniteSalamenceFrigibax
ArctibaxBaxcalibur
Dragon Tail Dragon Physical 60 90% 10
Goodra Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15
CharmanderGibleGabiteGarchomp Metal Claw Steel Physical 50 95% 35
  • 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 Charmeleon in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charmeleon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charmeleon
  • 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 
Charmander (Pokémon)#Learnset Focus Blast Fighting Special 120 70% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charmeleon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charmeleon
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Slam Charmeleon (Arceus 35)

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
Pin005.png
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani005.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -19%
Friend Area: Mt. Cleft
Phrases
51%-100% HP I'll KO foes with my burning tail!
26%-50% HP My health is down to half. My flame is weakening, too.
1%-25% HP The flame on my tail is about to go out...
Level up Yes! Leveled up!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 005.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: Burn fm.pngBurn fm.png
(Burn ×2)
Loops: 5 Min. exp.: 40 Max. exp.: 60
Browser entry R-141
Charmeleon breaths a large ball of fire that can melt small pieces of Scrap Metal.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: Burn 2 field move.png
(Burn ×2)
Browser entry R-138
It attacks by spitting embers and blobs of fire.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist:
(present)
Fire Assist.png
Fire
Field move:
(present)
Burn 2 field move.png
(Burn ×2)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Fire Assist.png
Fire
Field move:
(past)
Burn 1 field move.png
(Burn ×1)
Browser entry R-207/N-063
It attacks by spitting fire.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush005Body.png Walking Speed: 1.67 seconds Base HP: 50
Base Attack: 74 Base Defense: 51 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Conquest
PCP005.png HP: ★★ Move: Fire Fang
Attack: ★★ Ability 1: Blaze
Ability 2: Warm Blanket
Ability 3: Hero
Defense: ★★
Speed: ★★★
Evolves from Charmander when its Attack is 50 or higher
Evolves into Charizard when its Attack is 83 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Masakage and Yukimura
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Fire
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT005.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Fire
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#005
Shuffle005.png

Burn
Leaves the foe burned.


Pokémon GO
GO0005.png Base Stamina: 151 Base Attack: 158 Base Defense: 126
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Charmander Candy 100
Fast Attacks: Ember, Fire Fang*, Scratch
Charged Attacks: Fire Punch, Flame Burst, Flamethrower, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon, FrustrationAs Shadow Pokémon


Costumes in Pokémon GO
GO0005Jan2020.png
Party hat

Evolution

0004Charmander.png
Unevolved
Charmander
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 16
0005Charmeleon.png
First evolution
Charmeleon
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 36
0006Charizard.png
Second evolution
Charizard
 Fire  Flying 


Sprites

Generation I
Red Blue Yellow Red Green
Spr 1b 005.png Spr b g1 005.png Spr 1y 005.png Spr b g1 005.png Spr 1g 005.png Spr b g1 005.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 005.png Spr b 2g 005.png Spr 2s 005.png Spr b 2g 005.png Spr 2c 005.png Spr b 2c 005.png
Spr 2g 005 s.png Spr b 2g 005 s.png Spr 2s 005 s.png Spr b 2g 005 s.png Spr 2c 005 s.png Spr b 2c 005 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 005.png Spr b 3r 005.png Spr 3e 005.png Spr b 3r 005.png Spr 3f 005.png Spr b 3f 005.png
Spr 3r 005 s.png Spr b 3r 005 s.png Spr 3e 005 s.png Spr b 3r 005 s.png Spr 3f 005 s.png Spr b 3f 005 s.png
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Generation IV
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Generation V
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Generation VI
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Generation VII
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Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee!
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Generation VIII
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Trivia

  • 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).
  • Charmeleon, Quilava, and their respective evolutionary lines have exactly the same base stats in the same distribution.
  • In Generation IX, Charmeleon and Charizard cannot learn Metal Claw via TM, but Charmander can; additionally, Charmeleon cannot learn Focus Blast via TM, but Charmander and Charizard can.

Origin

Charmeleon may be based off lizards, as its name suggests.

Name origin

Charmeleon may be a combination of char (to burn) and chameleon.

Lizardo may be derived from the transcription of the English word lizard.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese リザード Lizardo From lizard
France Flag.png French Reptincel From reptile and étincelle
Spain Flag.png Spanish Charmeleon Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Glutexo From Glut and Echse or exothermic
Italy Flag.png Italian Charmeleon Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리자드 Rizard From lizard
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 火恐龍 / 火恐龙 Huǒkǒnglóng From huǒ and 恐龍 / 恐龙 kǒnglóng
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 火恐龍 Fóhúnglùhng From and 恐龍 húnglùhng


Related articles

External links


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