Chimchar is part of a three-member family.
These Chimchar forms cannot evolve.
- Chimchar was released with the main release of Sinnoh-region Pokémon on October 16th, 2018.
- Shiny form of Chimchar was released on the twenty-third Community Day on November 16th, 2019.
|In wild since 2018 Oct 16
Increased spawns in:
Increased chance/Previously in:
|Tier 1 CP 3,150
Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Catch 2 Chimchar: Pokémon BD & SP Event (hats)
Make 5 Great Throws: 5th Anniversary
Power up Pokémon 4 times: Sinnoh Cerebration Event
Catch 3 Fire-type Pokémon: 2020 Dec
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon: Lake Legends Event
Transfer 3 Pokémon: Throwback Challenge 2020: Sinnoh
Catch 3 Chimchar: November 2019 Community Day
Trade 10 Pokémon with a friend: Lunar New Year 2019
Special Research/Timed Research:
Jump-Start Research - 4th part: Catch 5 different species of Pokémon
GO Battle League
|547||Obtainable starting from rank:|
9 (Season 6)
- In Generation IV of core series games, Chimchar was a Starter Pokémon and now, in Pokémon GO, though it is not official, it is considered a Sinnoh-region Starter Pokémon in players community.
- page, on the official Pokédex website
- article, on the Bulbapedia
- Chimchar article, on the Pokémon Wiki