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Chikorita is a Grass-type Pokémon from Johto region. It evolves into Bayleef when fed 25 candies and its final evolution form is Meganium.

Pokédex description

Chikorita - Leaf Pokémon
In battle, Chikorita waves its leaf around to keep the foe at bay. However, a sweet fragrance also wafts from the leaf, becalming the battling Pokémon and creating a cozy, friendly atmosphere all around.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Normal 5 (10)
Icon Grass 7 (12)

Charged attacks

Icon Normal
50 (26)
Icon Grass
90 (23)
Icon Grass
90 (35)

Evolution family

Chikorita is the part of a three-member family.

78. Chikorita
#152 Chikorita
25 Chikorita candy
#153 Bayleef
100 Chikorita candy
#154 Meganium



  • Chikorita was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Chikorita is 801, however it can reach 868, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between May 5th and May 9th, 2017, Chikorita's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Grass Weekend.
    • Between November 30th and December 3rd, 2018, Chikorita's global spawn rate was significantly higher during twelfth Community Day.
    • Between March 19th and March 26th, 2019, Chikorita's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Equinox 2019.
  • Since February 13th, 2019, Chikorita can be hatched from 2-km Eggs with a 534 of maximal CP.
    • From July 7th, 2017 to Spring, 2018, Chikorita used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
    • From December 10th, 2018 to February 13th, 2019, Chikorita used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
    • Between April 13th and April 20th, 2017, Chikorita was temporarily possible 5-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza 2017.
  • As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Chikorita's CP was 3,067. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 534 and 668 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Chikorita was the Pokémon featured on the ninth Community Day that took place on September 22nd, 2018.
    • Shiny form of Chikorita was released on this Community Day.
  • In Generation II of core series games, Chikorita was a Starter Pokémon and now, in Pokémon GO, though it is not official, it is considered a Johto-region Starter Pokémon in players community.

External links

  • Chikorita page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Chikorita article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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