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 Charizard appears on the title screen of FireRed
Charizard appears on the title screen of FireRed

The final of three forms, Charizard evolved from Charmeleon, who evolved from Charmander, one of the three starter Pokémon in Pokémon Red/Blue. Charizard takes on the flying type in addition to Charmeleon's fire type, it's wings having fully developed to allow it to remain aloft. Powerful in its own right, with the use of special moves such as rock smash, Charizard is a force to be reckoned with.

Charizard is found in Super Smash Bros. Brawl as one of the three Pokémon Trainer's Pokémon fighters. It uses rock smash as a mode of attack in addition to being able to fly further than the other two Pokémon used, Ivysaur and Squirtle. When used for an extended period of time, Charizard becomes fatigued, it's fire powers dimming until it is switched out and given a chance to rest and recover. The Pokémon Trainer's Final Smash utilizes Charizard along with his counterparts to send a beam of combined energy at their foes.

The fully evolved Charizard's flame are so hot, they can melt boulders. If Charizard gets carried away, it can start a forest fire.


Charizard evolves from Charmeleon at level 36, and Charmeleon evolves from Charmander at level 16. When it evolves, Charizard gains the Flying type in addition to Charmeleon's Fire, making Charizard a Fire & Flying-type Pokémon.

Mega Evolution

Mega Charizard X
Mega Charizard X

Starting in Pokémon X/Y, Charizard may perform a Mega Evolution during battle while holding a Charizardite X or Y. Depending on the version of Charizardite held, he will change into different forms.



Pokédex #TypeHeightWeightJapanese Name
006Fire/Flying5'07"199.5 lbsリザードン
Flame PokémonBlaze: When Charizard's HP is below 1/3, the power of Fire-type moves increases 1.5x.
Base HappinessCapture RateExperience GrowthGender RatioSafari Zone Flee Rate
70451,059,860 pts.Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%

Base Stats

HPAttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed

Pokédex Entries

Generation I

 Charizard on the Anime, owned by Ash
Charizard on the Anime, owned by Ash
  • Red/Blue

    'It spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. Known to cause forest fires unintentionally.'


'When expelling a blast of super hot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tail burns more intensely. '

Generation II


'If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a whitish-blue color.'

  • Silver

    'Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. Its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.'

  • Crystal

    'It uses its wings to fly high. The temperature of its fire increases as it gains experience in battle.'

Generation III


'Charizard flies around the sky in search of powerful opponents. It breathes fire of such great heat that it melts anything. However, it never turns its fiery breath on any opponent weaker than itself.'

  • Emerald

    'A Charizard flies about in search of strong opponents. It breathes intense flames that can melt any material. However, it will never torch a weaker foe.'

  • FireRed

    'Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures'

  • LeafGreen

    'It spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. It may cause forest fires by blowing flames.'

Generation IV

  • HeartGold

    'If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a whitish-blue color.'

  • SoulSilver

    'Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. Its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.'

Generation V


It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.


Generation I

GameLocationNumber in Game
Red/BlueEvolve fromCharmeleon.None
YellowEvolve from Charmeleon.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 Charmeleon.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 Charmeleon.None

Generation V

GameLocationNumber in Game
Black/WhitePoké Transfer or Dream WorldNone

Generation VI

GameLocationNumber in Game
X/YEvolve from CharmeleonNone

Side Game Locations

Pokémon SnapVolcano
Pokémon PinballEvolve Charmeleon
Pokémon Trozei!Endless Level 23
Forever Level 72
Pair Trozei
"Mr. Who's Den"
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Evolve from Charmeleon.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon:
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Spacial Rift (B1-B15)
Deep Spacial Rift (B1-B9)
Dark Crater Pit (B6-B14)
Pokémon RangerSekra Mountain Range
Jungle Relic
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Volcano Cave
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Rand's House
Pokémon RumbleFiery Furnace
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's AdventureGranite Zone

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