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Chinchou

Chinchou is a Water, Electric-type Pokémon from the Johto region. It evolves into Lanturn when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Angler Pokémon
Chinchou lets loose positive and negative electrical charges from its two antennas to make its prey faint. This Pokémon flashes its electric lights to exchange signals with others.
- Chinchou's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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12 (10)
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6 (9)

Charged attacks

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45 (24)
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80 (32)
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70 (22)

Evolution family

Chinchou is part of a two-member family.

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Chinchou
#170 Chinchou
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Lanturn
#171 Lanturn

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
959
1,039

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2017 Feb 16

Increased spawns in:
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26
Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Aug 6 - 12
Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 - 21
Water Festival 2017: Mar 22 - 29

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Eggs
639

Increased chance/Previously in:
7-km - Throwback Challenge 2020: Johto: May 8 - 15
5-km - Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
5-km - 2018 Dec 18 - 2019 Feb 13
5-km - 2017 Jul 23 - 2018 Spring
10-km - 2017 Jul 7 - 23

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Raid Battles
639
799

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,136

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance


Gallery

External links

  • Chinchou page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Chinchou article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Chinchou article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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