Essentials

Hitmonchan

The Punching Pokémon

Hitmonchan

Fighting

Abilities

Keen Eye

Prevents accuracy from being lowered.

Iron Fist

Strengthens punch-based moves to 1.2× their power.

Hidden Ability

Inner Focus

Prevents flinching.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
107
Kanto
107 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
145 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
147 HeartGold, SoulSilver

Names

Japanese
エビワラー (ebiwaraa)
Official roomaji
Ebiwalar
Korean
홍수몬
Chinese
艾比郎
French
Tygnon
German
Nockchan
Spanish
Hitmonchan
Italian
Hitmonchan

Breeding

Gender
always male Search:
Egg groups
  • Human-Like
Hatch counter
25 Search:
Steps to hatch
6630 / 3570

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
159 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Special Defense
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

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

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Tyrogue Hitmonlee Level up, starting at level 20, when Attack > Defense
Hitmonchan Level up, starting at level 20, when Attack < Defense
Hitmontop Level up, starting at level 20, when Attack = Defense

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
50
22.8 273 304
Attack
105
82.5 278 309
Defense
79
62.9 226 257
Special Attack
35
9.4 138 169
Special Defense
110
91.8 288 319
Speed
76
62.8 220 251
Total
455
52.9

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯
Power
★✯✯☆
Skill
★✯✯☆☆
Stamina
★★✯✯
Jump
★★☆
Total
7/15/19

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.

Generation 6
X

The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.

Y

The spirit of a pro boxer has infused this Pokémon. It throws punches that are faster than a bullet train.

Sprites

Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Hitmonchan Hitmonchan

Miscellany

Species
Punching Search:
Color
Brown Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
urban Search:
Footprint
Hitmonchan
Shape
Anthropomorphic Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Hitmonchan
14

4'7.1"
1.4 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Hitmonchan
502

110.7 lb
50.2 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Mountain
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

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

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

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
Close Combat Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

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

Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

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

Revenge Fighting physical 10 60 100% -4

Inflicts double damage if the user takes damage before attacking this turn.

Comet Punch Normal physical 15 18 85%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

7 7 6 6 6 6 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

13 13 11 11 11 11 Pursuit Dark physical 20 40 100%

Has double power against, and can hit, Pokémon attempting to switch out.

26 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

26 Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

20 16 16 16 16 Mach Punch Fighting physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

26 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

26 Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

16 16 16 16 Bullet Punch Steel physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

21 21 21 21 Feint Normal physical 10 30 100% 2

Hits through Protect and Detect.

26 26 26 26 Vacuum Wave Fighting special 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

31 31 Quick Guard Fighting status 15 3

Prevents any priority moves from hitting friendly Pokémon this turn.

31 31 36 36 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

31 31 36 36 Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

33 26 26 31 31 36 36 Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

38 Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

43 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

32 36 36 41 41 Sky Uppercut Fighting physical 15 85 90%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Bounce and Fly users.

32 Mach Punch Fighting physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

48 38 38 41 41 46 46 Mega Punch Normal physical 20 80 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

44 44 46 46 51 50 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

56 56 Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

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

53 50 50 51 51 61 61 Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

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

56 56 66 66 Close Combat Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

Level up, learned by Tyrogue but not Hitmonchan
Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

Fake Out Normal physical 10 40 100% 3

Can only be used as the first move after the user enters battle. Causes the target to flinch.

Foresight Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 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 Tyrogue but not Hitmonchan
• Ally Switch Psychic status 15 1

User switches places with the friendly Pokémon opposite it.

• • • • Bullet Punch Steel physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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

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

• • Endure Normal status 10 4

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

• • Feint Normal physical 10 30 100% 2

Hits through Protect and Detect.

• • • • • Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

• • • • • • High Jump Kick Fighting physical 10 130 90%

If the user misses, it takes half the damage it would have inflicted in recoil.

• • • • • • Mach Punch Fighting physical 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • • • • • Mind Reader Normal status 5

Ensures that the user's next move will hit the target.

• • Pursuit Dark physical 20 40 100%

Has double power against, and can hit, Pokémon attempting to switch out.

• • • • • • Rapid Spin Normal physical 40 20 100%

Frees the user from binding moves, removes Leech Seed, and blows away Spikes.

• • • • Vacuum Wave Fighting special 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 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.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

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

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Covet Normal physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

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

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Drain Punch Fighting physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

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

Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.

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

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

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

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

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

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Low Kick Fighting physical 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

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

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Metronome Normal status 10

Randomly selects and uses any move in the game.

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

Copies the target's last used move.

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

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

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

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Role Play Psychic status 10

Copies the target's ability.

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

Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.

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

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

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

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 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.

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

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

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

Never misses.

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

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Vacuum Wave Fighting special 30 40 100% 1

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Tutor, learned by Tyrogue but not Hitmonchan
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 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 01 Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

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

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.

05 Mega Kick Normal physical 5 120 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 08 08 08 08 Bulk Up Fighting status 20

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

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 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 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 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.

18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

08 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

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

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

26 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

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

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

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

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.

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

17 Submission Fighting physical 20 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.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

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

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

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

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

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

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

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

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

35 Metronome Normal status 10

Randomly selects and uses any move in the game.

33 Ice Punch Ice physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze 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.

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

41 Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

43 Detect Fighting status 5 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

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 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

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.

46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 Fire Punch Fire physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

47 47 Low Sweep Fighting physical 20 65 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

52 52 52 52 Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

56 56 56 56 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

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

67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

60 60 Drain Punch Fighting physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

71 71 71 71 Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

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

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.

83 Work Up Normal status 30

Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage each.

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.

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

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

H8 H8 Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

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