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Charmeleon

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

Pokédex description

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.
- Charmeleon's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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10 (10)
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12 (13)

Charged attacks

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55 (25)
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70 (27)
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70 (32)

Evolution family

Charmeleon is part of a three-member family.

2.
Charmander
#004 Charmander
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Charmeleon
#005 Charmeleon
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Charizard
#006 Charizard
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Charizard
Mega Charizard X
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Charizard
Mega Charizard Y

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
1,417
1,535

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Lunar New Year 2020: Jan 24 - Feb 3
Solstice Week: 2017 Jun 13 - 22
Holiday 2016: Dec 25 - Jan 3

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Raid Battles
944
1,180

(weather boosted)
Tier 2 CP 8,715

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

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Research tasks
708 Field Research:
Make 3 Great Curveball throws in a row: 2018 Apr
Special Research:
A Tale of Tails - 2nd part: Transfer 10 Pokémon


Gallery

Trivia

  • Normally, evolved stages of Pokémon cannot be shiny in encounter screen, but exceptionally during Special Raid Challenge, Charmeleon could.
  • Charmeleon was a 1st tier Raid Boss in 2017 and 2018.

References

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

External links

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