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

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 this 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 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.
  • Its most optimal moveset in combat is Fire Fang and Flamethrower.

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