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Chinchou is a Water, Electric-type Pokémon from Johto region. It can evolve into Lanturn after being fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Chinchou - 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.


Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Water 12 (10)
Icon Electric 6 (9)

Charged attacks

Icon Water
45 (24)
Icon Electric
80 (32)
Icon Water
70 (22)

Evolution family

Chinchou is the part of a two-member family.

85. Chinchou
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50 Chinchou candy
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Trivia

  • Chinchou was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Chinchou is 959, however it can reach 1,039, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between March 22nd and March 29th, 2017, Chinchou's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2017.
    • Between June 7th and June 21st, 2018, Chinchou's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2018.
    • Between August 6th and August 12th, 2019, Chinchou's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
    • Between August 23rd and August 30th, 2019, Chinchou's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2019.
  • From July 7th, 2017 to July 23rd, 2017, Chinchou used to be a possible hatchling from 10-km Eggs.
  • From July 23rd, 2017 to Spring, 2018, Chinchou used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • From December 18th, 2018 to February 13th, 2019, Chinchou used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • Between August 23rd and August 30th, 2019, Chinchou was temporarily possible 5-km egg hatchling during the Water Festival 2019.

External links

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