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Charmander

Charmander is a Fire-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves into Charmeleon when fed 25 candies and its final evolution is Charizard. Charmander is also a Starter Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Lizard Pokémon
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.
- Charmander's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Fire.png
10 (10)
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6 (12)

Charged attacks

Icon Fire.png
70 (27)
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70 (18)
Icon Fire.png
70 (32)

Evolution family

Charmander is part of a three-member family.

2.
Charmander
#004 Charmander
25 Charmander candy.png
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Charmeleon
#005 Charmeleon
100 Charmander candy.png
Arrow Dark.png
Charizard
#006 Charizard
200 Charizard mega energy.png
Arrow Bothways Dark.png
Charizard
Mega Charizard X
200 Charizard mega energy.png
Arrow Bothways Dark.png
Charizard
Mega Charizard Y

Forms

These Charmander forms cannot evolve.

Regular Shiny
Fall
Charmander fall.png Charmander fall shiny.png
Party hat
Charmander party hat.png Charmander party hat shiny.png
Pikachu visor
Charmander visor.png Charmander visor shiny.png

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
840
910

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
October 2020 Community Day: Oct 17
Dragon Week: 2020 Jul 31 - Aug 7
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26 (visor)
4th Anniversary: 2020 Jul 3 - 8 (party hat)
Incense Day: Type Shuffle: 2020 Apr 19 (Incense-only)
Detective Pikachu Celebration: 2019 May 7 - 17
December 2018 Community Day: Nov 30 - Dec 3
May 2018 Community Day: May 19
Solstice Week: 2017 Jun 13 - 22
Holiday 2016: Dec 25 - Jan 3

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Eggs
560

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - 4th Anniversary: 2020 Jul 3 - 8 (party hat)
7-km - Pokémon Day 2020: Feb 25 - Mar 2 (party hat)
2-km - 2019 Feb 13 - Dec 16
2-km - December 2019 Community Day: Dec 14
5-km - 2018 Dec 10 - 2019 Feb 13
5-km - 2017 Dec 21 - 2018 Spring
2-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 Jul 7

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Raid Battles
560
700

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,334

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Special Raid Challenge:
2019 Dec 7[1]

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Research tasks
420 Field Research:
Win a Gym Battle: Since 2018 Apr (currently unavailable)
Power Up Pokémon 5 times: Since 2018 Apr
Catch 3 Charmander: October 2020 Community Day
Evolve a Fire-type Pokémon: 2018 Jul
Special Research:
A Tale of Tails - 1st part: Make 5 Nice Throws & Completing 1st part
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GO Snapshot
840 Obtainable during:
October 2020 Community Day: Oct 17


Gallery

Trivia

References

  1. Celebrate the power of change with the Evolution Event!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-12-04.

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