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Overview

Charmeleon is the Fire-type evolution of Charmander, one of the three starter Pokémon in Pokémon versions

Red & Blue

, as well as

LeafGreen & FireRed

. It first appeared in the

Anime Cartoon series

when Ash's Charmander evolved (Episode 43 "The March of the Exeggutor Squad"). In this episode, Charmeleon began showing further display of disrespect towards Ash, showing an example of the inherent trait of hotheadedness in this Pokémon and its evolved form

Charizard

.

As a Fire-type Pokémon, Charmeleon only takes half of the normal damage from Fire, Grass, Ice, Bug, and Steel-type attacks. However, it takes double damage from Water, Ground, and Rock-type moves. When fighting against the player's rival, Charmeleon is often pitted against its arch-nemesis

Wartortle

, the evolved form of the water-type starter from both games.

Charmeleon is the evolved form of Charmander. Deeper in color from its pre-evolved form, Charmeleon is less child-like, its form closer to a raptor in shape and size verses Charmander's smaller 'baby-dino' shape. What was a small flame on Charmander's tail has grown to a larger blaze on Charmeleon, an indication of Charmeleon's greater strength and control.

Evolution

Beginning as early as level 16 when evolved from Charmander, Charmeleon keeps its Fire type, remaining strong against Bug, Ice, Steel, and Grass-types. Charmeleon evolves into Charizard at level 36 with no special requirements.

Charmeleon evolves from this Pokémon, Charmander
Charmeleon evolves into this Pokémon, Charizard

Data

Vitals

Pokédex #TypeHeightWeightJapanese Name
004Fire3'07"41.9 lbsリザード'
ClassificationAbility
Flame PokémonBlaze: When Charmeleon's HP is below 1/3, the power of Fire-type moves increases by 1.5x.
Base HappinessCapture RateExperience GrowthGender RatioSafari Zone Flee Rate
70451,059,860 pts.Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%
0

Base Stats

HPAttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
586458806580

Pokédex Entries

Generation I

  • Red/Blue:

    'When it swings its burning tail, it elevates the temperature to unbearably high levels.'

  • Yellow:

    'Tough fights could excite this Pokémon. When excited, it may blow out bluish-white flames.'

Generation II

  • 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.'

Generation III

  • Ruby/Sapphire:

    '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.'

  • 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

  • Diamond/Pearl ( Platinum):

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

  • 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

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

Locations

Generation I

GameLocationNumber in Game
Red/BlueEvolve from Charmander.None
YellowEvolve from Charmander.None

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/LeafGreenEvolve from Charmander.None
Colosseum/XDTrade (from FireRed or LeafGreen)None

Generation IV

GameLocationNumber in Game
Diamond/Pearl (Platinum)Pal Park (Field) or Trade from HeartGold/SoulSilverNone
HeartGold/SoulSilverEvolve from Charmander.None

Generation V

GameLocationNumber in Game
Black/WhitePoké Transfer or Dream WorldNone

Side Game Locations

GameLocation
Pokémon SnapVolcano
Pokémon PinballEvolve Charmander
Pokémon Trozei!Endless Level 1
Endless Level 4
Forever Level 50
"Mr. Who's Den"
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Fiery Field (26F-29F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon:
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Dark Crater (B1-B15)
Dark Crater Pit (B1-B5)
Pokémon RangerJungle Relic
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Volcano Cave
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Faldera Island
Fire Temple
Pokémon RumbleFiery Furnace

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