Essentials

Charmeleon

Charmeleon

Fire

Abilities

Blaze

Strengthens Fire moves to inflict 1.5× damage at 1/3 max HP or less.

Hidden Ability

Solar Power

Increases Special Attack to 1.5× but costs 1/8 max HP after each turn during strong sunlight.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 2
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel ½
  • Water 2

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
5
Kanto
5 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
230 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
235 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Central Kalos
84 X, Y

Names

Spanish
Charmeleon
Italian
Charmeleon
German
Glutexo
Chinese
火恐龍
Korean
리자드
French
Reptincel
Japanese
リザード (rizaado)
Official roomaji
Lizardo

Breeding

Gender
⅞ male, ⅛ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Monster
  • Dragon
Search:
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
142 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Special Attack
  • 1 Speed
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Charmander Charmeleon Level up, starting at level 16 Charizard Level up, starting at level 36

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
58
33.5 289 320
Attack
64
35.1 196 227
Defense
58
33.8 184 215
Special Attack
80
64.6 228 259
Special Defense
65
46.7 198 229
Speed
80
66.0 228 259
Total
405
41.2

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★★
Power
★★☆☆
Skill
★✯✯☆
Stamina
★✯
Jump
★★✯
Total
9/13/16

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

In the rocky mountains where Charmeleon live, their fiery tails shine at night like stars.

Generation 6
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.

Sprites

Charmeleon Charmeleon Charmeleon Charmeleon

Miscellany

Species
Flame Search:
Color
Red Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
mountain Search:
Footprint
Charmeleon
Shape
Sciurine Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Charmeleon
11

3'7.3"
1.1 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Charmeleon
190

41.9 lb
19.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

Fire moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Special moves better suit Charmeleon's higher Special Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Scratch Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

9 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

15 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

13 Metal Claw Steel physical 35 50 95%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

13 13 20 10 10 10 10 Smokescreen Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

24 20 20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

17 17 17 17 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

27 27 27 21 21 21 21 Scary Face Normal status 10 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.

28 28 28 28 Fire Fang Fire physical 15 65 95%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target and a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

32 32 Flame Burst Fire special 15 70 100%

Deals splash damage to Pokémon next to the target.

33 32 32 39 39 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

42 34 34 34 39 39 43 43 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

56 43 43 50 50 Fire Spin Fire special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

54 54 Inferno Fire special 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to burn the target.

41 41 41 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

48 48 48 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

55 55 55 Fire Spin Fire special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Charmander but not Charmeleon
• Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

• • • • • • • Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

• • • • • • • Beat Up Dark physical 10 * 100%

Hits once for every conscious Pokémon the trainer has.

• • • • • • • Belly Drum Normal status 10

User pays half its max HP to max out its Attack.

• • • • • • • Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • • Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

• • • • Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

• • • • • • Dragon Dance Dragon status 20

Raises the user's Attack and Speed by one stage.

• • Dragon Pulse Dragon special 10 85 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • • • Dragon Rush Dragon physical 10 100 75%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

• • • • Flare Blitz Fire physical 15 120 100%

User takes 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil. Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

• • Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.

• • • • Metal Claw Steel physical 35 50 95%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

• • • • • • • Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

• • • • • Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

• • • • Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Emerald
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Dynamic Punch Fighting physical 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Fire Pledge Fire special 10 80 100%

With Water Pledge, doubles the effect chance of friendly Pokémon's moves for four turns.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mega Kick Normal physical 5 120 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mega Punch Normal physical 20 80 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Seismic Toss Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Ruby, Sapphire
Emerald
Colosseum
XD
FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by one stage.

01 01 01 01 Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.

02 02 02 02 02 02 Dragon Claw Dragon physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

01 Dynamic Punch Fighting physical 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.

02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

01 Mega Punch Normal physical 20 80 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

03 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

05 Mega Kick Normal physical 5 120 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

23 23 23 23 23 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

24 Dragon Breath Dragon special 20 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

08 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

17 Submission Fighting physical 25 80 80%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

18 Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

19 Seismic Toss Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

23 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

31 31 31 31 31 31 Brick Break Fighting physical 15 75 100%

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

31 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

35 35 35 35 35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

39 39 39 39 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

40 40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 Flame Charge Fire physical 20 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage. Raises the user's Speed by one stage.

43 43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

40 Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

40 Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

48 Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

50 50 50 50 50 50 Overheat Fire special 5 130 90%

Lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after inflicting damage.

56 56 56 56 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.

59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

61 61 61 61 Will-O-Wisp Fire status 15 85%

Burns the target.

65 65 65 65 Shadow Claw Ghost physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

80 80 80 80 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

50 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

98 Power-Up Punch Fighting physical 20 40 100%

Has a 100% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

49 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H6 H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

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