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Charmeleon is a Fire-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves from Charmander after being fed 25 candies and it can evolve into Charizard when fed 100 candies.

Pokédex description

Charmeleon - Flame Pokémon
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.
Pokémon cry:
Charmeleon cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Fire 10 (10)
Icon Fire 12 (13)
Icon Normal 6 (12) (Legacy move)

Charged attacks

Icon Fire
55 (25)
Icon Fire
70 (27)
Icon Fire
70 (32)

Evolution family

Charmeleon is the part of -member Pokémon family.

2. Charmander
#004 Charmander
25 Charmander candy
#005 Charmeleon
100 Charmander candy
#006 Charizard



  • Charmeleon was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Charmeleon is 1,417, however it can reach 1,535, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between December 25th, 2016 and January 3rd, 2017, Charmeleon's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Holiday 2016.
    • Between June 13th and June 22nd, 2017, Charmeleon's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Solstice Week.
  • As a former 2nd tier Raid Boss, Charmeleon's CP was 8,715. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 944 and 1,180 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
    • Charmeleon was available during a limited three-hour Special Raid Challenge on December 7th, 2019.[1]
    • Charmeleon was a 1st tier Raid Boss in 2017 and 2018.
  • Charmeleon was available in field research: "Make 3 Great Curveball throws in a row." during April, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 708.
  • Shiny form of Charmeleon was released during the fifth Community Day on May 19th, 2018.
    • Normally, evolved stages of Pokémon cannot be shiny in encounter screen, but exceptionally during Special Raid Challenge, Charmeleon could.


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

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