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Overview

Charmander is one of three starter Pokémon offered to the player by Professor Oak in the original Pokémon Red/Blue and the release of Pokémon Leaf Green/Fire Red along with Bulbasaur and Squirtle.

Charmander is a Fire-type Pokémon, and resembles a small dinosaur, its red skin and flaming tail giving it an appearance indicative of its type. Typical moves include Ember and Tail Whip.

As a Fire-type Pokémon, Charmander only takes half of the normal damage from Fire, Ice, Grass, Bug, and Steel-types. However, it takes double the normal damage from Water, Ground, and Rock-types. If the player chooses Charmander as the starter Pokémon, then the player's rial will choose Squirtle, the Water-type Pokémon.

Evolution

Charmander evolves into Charmeleon at level 16, and Charmeleon evolves into Charizard at level 36.

Charmander evolves into this Pokémon, Charmeleon

Data

Vitals

Pokédex #TypeHeightWeightJapanese Name
004Fire2'00"18.7 lbs.ヒトカゲ
ClassificationAbility
Lizard PokémonBlaze: When Charmander's HP is below 1/3, the power of its Fire-type moves increases 1.5x.
Base HappinessCapture RateExp. GrowthGender RatioSafari Zone Flee Rate
70451,059,860 pts.Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%
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Base Stats

HPAttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
395243605065

Locations

Generation I

GameLocationNumber in Game
Red/BlueReceive from Professor Oak as a starter Pokémon.One
YellowReceive from a Trainer, Damien, on Route 24One

Generation II

GameLocationNumber in Game
Gold/Silver (Crystal)Time CapsuleNone

Generation III

GameLocationNumber in Game
Ruby/Sapphire (Emerald)Trade (from FireRed or Leaf Green)None
FireRed/LeafGreenReceive as starter Pokémon from Professor OakOne
Colosseum/XDTrade (from FireRed or LeafGreen)None

Generation IV

GameLocationNumber in Game
Diamond/Pearl (Platinum)Pal Park (Field) or Trade from HeartGold/SoulSilverNone
HeartGold/SoulSilverReceive from Professor Oak after defeating Red.One

Generation V

GameLocationNumber in Game
Black/WhitePokéshifter or Dream WorldNone

Side Game Locations

GameLocation
Pokémon SnapVolcano
Pokémon StadiumGym Leader Castle
Pokémon ChannelMt. Snowfall
Pokémon PinballPallet Town
Pokémon Trozei!Huge Storage 5 - "Mr. Who's Den"
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Fiery Field (5F-8F)
Starter Pokémon
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon:
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Starter Pokémon
Dark Crater (B1-B10)
Giant Volcano (1F-19F)
Pokémon RangerJungle Relic
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Ranger School
Volcano Cave
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Faldera Island
Fire Temple
Pokémon RumbleFiery Furnace
PokéPark Wii:
Pikachu's Adventure
Lava Zone

Pokedex Entries

Generation I

  • Red/Blue:

    'Obviously prefers hot places. When it rains, steam is said to spout from the tip of its tail.'

  • Yellow:

    'The flame at the tip of its tail makes a sound as it burns. You can only hear it in quiet places.'

Generation II

  • Gold:

    The flame on its tail shows the strength of its life force. If it is weak, the flame also burns weakly.

  • Silver:

    The flame on its tail indicates Charmander's life force. If it is healthy, the flame burns brightly.

  • Crystal:

    If it's healthy, the flame on the tip of its tail will burn vigorously, even if it gets a bit wet.

Generation III

  • Ruby/Sapphire:

    'The flame that burns at the tip of its tail is an indication of its emotions. The flame wavers when Charmander is enjoying itself. If the Pokémon becomes enraged, the flame burns fiercely.'

  • Emerald:

    'The flame that burns at the tip of its tail is an indication of its emotions. The flame wavers when Charmander is happy, and blazes when it is enraged.'

  • FireRed:

    'From the time it is born, a flame burns at the tip of its tail. Its life would end if the flame were to go out.'

  • LeafGreen:

    'It has a preference for hot things. When it rains, steam is said to spout from the tip of its tail.'

Generation IV

  • Diamond/Pearl (Platinum):

    'The fire on the tip of its tail is a measure of its life. If healthy, its tail burns intensely.'

  • HeartGold:

    'The flame on its tail shows the strength of its life force. If it is weak, the flame also burns weakly.'

  • SoulSilver:

    'The flame on its tail indicates Charmander's life force. If it is healthy, the flame burns brightly.'

Generation V

  • Black/White:

    'The fire on the tip of its tail is a measure of its life. If healthy, its tail burns intensely.

Additional Facts and Trivia

  • When it rains, steam spurts from Charmander's tail. If the flame ever goes out completely, Charmander might never be able to battle again.

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