Essentials

Chespin

Spiny Nut Pokémon

Chespin

Grass

Abilities

Overgrow

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

Hidden Ability

Bulletproof

Protects against bullet, ball, and bomb-based moves.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 6
National
650
Central Kalos
1 X, Y

Names

Japanese
ハリマロン (harimaron)
ハリマロン
Korean
도치마론
Chinese
哈力栗
哈力栗
French
Marisson
German
Igamaro
Spanish
Chespin
Italian
Chespin

Breeding

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

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
63 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Defense
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 6 nothing
Generation 7 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Chespin Quilladin Level up, starting at level 16 Chesnaught Level up, starting at level 36

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
56
32.1 285 316
Attack
61
32.2 190 221
Defense
65
43.0 198 229
Special Attack
48
23.5 164 195
Special Defense
45
15.6 158 189
Speed
38
15.0 144 175
Total
313
18.8

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 6
X

The quills on its head are usually soft. When it flexes them, the points become so hard and sharp that they can pierce rock.

Y

Such a thick shell of wood covers its head and back that even a direct hit from a truck wouldn’t faze it.

Omega Ruby

The quills on its head are usually soft. When it flexes them, the points become so hard and sharp that they can pierce rock.

Alpha Sapphire

Such a thick shell of wood covers its head and back that even a direct hit from a truck wouldn’t faze it.

Sprites

Chespin Chespin

Miscellany

Species
Spiny Nut Pokémon Search:
Color
Green Search:
Cry
Shape
Sciurine Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Chespin
4

1'3.7"
0.4 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Chespin
90

19.8 lb
9.0 kg

Locations

Moves

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

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

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Tackle 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.

5 5 Vine Whip Grass physical 25 45 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

5 5 Vine Whip Grass physical 25 45 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

8 8 8 8 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

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

11 11 11 11 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

15 15 15 15 Leech Seed Grass status 10 90%

Seeds the target, stealing HP from it every turn.

18 18 18 18 Pin Missile Bug physical 20 25 95%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

27 27 27 27 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

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

32 32 32 32 Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

35 35 35 35 Mud Shot Ground special 15 55 95%

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

39 39 39 39 Bulk Up Fighting status 20

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

42 42 42 42 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

45 45 45 45 Pain Split Normal status 20

Sets the user's and targets's HP to the average of their current HP.

48 48 48 48 Wood Hammer Grass physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • Belly Drum Normal status 10

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

• • • • Curse Ghost status 10

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

• • • • Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

• Power-Up Punch Fighting physical 20 40 100%

Raises the user's Attack by one stage after inflicting damage.

• • • • Quick Guard Fighting status 15 3

Prevents any priority moves from hitting friendly Pokémon this turn.

• • • • Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

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

• • • • Spikes Ground status 20

Scatters Spikes, hurting opposing Pokémon that switch in.

• • • • Synthesis Grass status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Drain Punch Fighting physical 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Dual Chop Dragon physical 15 40 90%

Hits twice in one turn.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Focus Punch Fighting physical 20 150 100% -3

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

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Grass Pledge Grass special 10 80 100%

With Fire Pledge, damages opposing Pokémon for 1/8 their max HP every turn for four turns.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

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

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Low Kick Fighting physical 20 * 100%

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

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Pain Split Normal status 20

Sets the user's and targets's HP to the average of their current HP.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Super Fang Normal physical 10 * 90%

Inflicts damage equal to half the target's HP.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Superpower Fighting physical 5 120 100%

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

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Synthesis Grass status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Thunder Punch Electric physical 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Worry Seed Grass status 10 100%

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
01 01 Work Up Normal status 30

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

05 05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 08 08 08 Bulk Up Fighting status 20

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

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 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

12 12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

23 23 23 23 Smack Down Rock physical 15 50 100%

Removes any immunity to Ground damage.

27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

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

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

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

33 33 33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

36 36 36 36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison 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.

40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

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.

47 47 47 47 Low Sweep Fighting physical 20 65 100%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

48 48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

53 53 53 53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

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.

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

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

66 66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

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

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

74 74 74 74 Gyro Ball Steel physical 5 * 100%

Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

78 78 78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

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

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

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

84 84 84 84 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

86 86 86 86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

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

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 85%

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

88 88 88 88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

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 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

96 96 96 96 Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

98 98 Power-Up Punch Fighting physical 20 40 100%

Raises the user's Attack by one stage after inflicting damage.

100 100 100 100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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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