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Charmander - Type and Abilities

Charmander - Type

Type 1 Type 2
Pokemon Fire Image -

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Type Defenses

Takes 4x damage
Takes 2x damage
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Takes 0.5x damage
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Takes 1/4x damage
Takes 0x damage


Name Description
Blaze Powers up Fire-type moves in a pinch

Hidden Ability

Name Description
Solar Power In sunshine, Sp.Atk is boosted but HP decreases.

Egg Group

Egg Groups
Monster ImageMonster Dragon ImageDragon

Effort Values (EV) Earned

Effort Values (EV) Earned

Base Stats of Charmander

39 39
52 52
43 43
Sp. Atk
60 60
Sp. Def
50 50
65 65
Total Base Stats

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Evolution Chart of Charmander

Pokemon How to Evolve
CharmanderCharmander -
CharmeleonCharmeleon Evolves from Charmander at level 16
CharizardCharizard Evolves from Charmeleon at level 36

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Locations Where Charmander Appears

Find at Hop's House after Completing the Game


You can find Charmander on the second floor of Hop's House (In Leon's room) after completing the story of Pokemon Sword or Shield. After the End Credits, the player will be at their house, so be sure to visit Hop's and grab Charmander while you're in Postwick.

Raid Encounter

Location Hidden Ability?
Lake of Outrage Special Den (A) No
Hammerlocke Hills Rare Den (D) No

Learnset of Charmander

Learnset by Leveling Up

Lv. Move Type Power Acc. PP
Base Growl Pokemon Normal Image - 100 40
Base Scratch Pokemon Normal Image 40 100 35
4 Ember Pokemon Fire Image 40 100 25
8 Smokescreen Pokemon Normal Image 100 20
12 Dragon Breath Pokemon Dragon Image 60 100 20
17 Fire Fang Pokemon Fire Image 65 95 15
20 Slash Pokemon Normal Image 70 100 20
24 Flamethrower Pokemon Fire Image 90 100 15
28 Scary Face Pokemon Normal Image - 100 10
32 Fire Spin Pokemon Fire Image 35 85 15
36 Inferno Pokemon Fire Image 100 50 5
40 Flare Blitz Pokemon Fire Image 120 100 15

Learnset by TM

No. Move Type Power Acc. PP
TM00 Mega Punch Pokemon Normal Image 80 85 20
TM01 Mega Kick Pokemon Normal Image 120 75 5
TM03 Fire Punch Pokemon Fire Image 75 100 15
TM05 Thunder Punch Pokemon Electric Image 75 100 15
TM13 Fire Spin Pokemon Fire Image 35 85 15
TM15 Dig Pokemon Ground Image 80 100 10
TM21 Rest Pokemon Psychic Image - - 10
TM22 Rock Slide Pokemon Rock Image 75 90 10
TM24 Snore Pokemon Normal Image 50 100 15
TM25 Protect Pokemon Normal Image - - 10
TM26 Scary Face Pokemon Normal Image - 100 10
TM31 Attract Pokemon Normal Image - 100 15
TM34 Sunny Day Pokemon Fire Image - - 5
TM37 Beat Up Pokemon Dark Image - 100 10
TM38 Will-O-Wisp Pokemon Fire Image - 85 15
TM39 Facade Pokemon Normal Image 70 100 20
TM40 Swift Pokemon Normal Image 60 - 20
TM41 Helping Hand Pokemon Normal Image - - 20
TM43 Brick Break Pokemon Fighting Image 75 100 15
TM46 Weather Ball Pokemon Normal Image 50 100 10
TM48 Rock Tomb Pokemon Rock Image 60 95 15
TM59 Fling Pokemon Dark Image - 100 10
TM65 Shadow Claw Pokemon Ghost Image 70 100 15
TM68 Fire Fang Pokemon Fire Image 65 95 15
TM76 Round Pokemon Normal Image 60 100 15
TM78 Acrobatics Pokemon Flying Image 55 100 15
TM94 False Swipe Pokemon Normal Image 40 100 40

Learnset by TR

No. Move Type Power Acc. PP
TR00 Swords Dance Pokemon Normal Image - - 20
TR01 Body Slam Pokemon Normal Image 85 100 15
TR02 Flamethrower Pokemon Fire Image 90 100 15
TR15 Fire Blast Pokemon Fire Image 110 85 5
TR20 Substitute Pokemon Normal Image - - 10
TR24 Outrage Pokemon Dragon Image 120 100 10
TR26 Endure Pokemon Normal Image - - 10
TR27 Sleep Talk Pokemon Normal Image - - 10
TR31 Iron Tail Pokemon Steel Image 100 75 15
TR32 Crunch Pokemon Dark Image 80 100 15
TR36 Heat Wave Pokemon Fire Image 95 90 10
TR43 Overheat Pokemon Fire Image 130 90 5
TR47 Dragon Claw Pokemon Dragon Image 80 100 15
TR51 Dragon Dance Pokemon Dragon Image - - 20
TR55 Flare Blitz Pokemon Fire Image 120 100 15
TR62 Dragon Pulse Pokemon Dragon Image 85 100 10
TR85 Work Up Pokemon Normal Image - - 30

Learnset through a Move Tutor

Move Type Power Acc. PP
Fire Pledge Pokemon Fire Image 80 100 10

Learnset via Egg Moves

Move Type Power Acc. PP
Counter Pokemon Fighting Image - 100 20
Bite Pokemon Dark Image 60 100 25
Ancient Power Pokemon Rock Image 60 100 5
Wing Attack Pokemon Flying Image 60 100 35
Dragon Rush Pokemon Dragon Image 100 75 10
Dragon Tail Pokemon Dragon Image 60 90 10
Belly Drum Pokemon Normal Image - - 10
Metal Claw Pokemon Steel Image 50 95 35

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