Charizard (Pokémon)

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Charmeleon #005: Charmeleon
Pokémon
#007: Squirtle Squirtle
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Charizard (disambiguation).
Charizard
Flame Pokémon
リザードン
Lizardon
#006
Charizard
Charizard
Mega Charizard X
Mega Charizard X
Mega Charizard Y
Mega Charizard Y
Gigantamax Charizard
Gigantamax Charizard
Gigantamax Charizard
Gigantamax Charizard


Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Types
Fire Flying
Charizard
Fire Dragon
Mega Charizard X
Fire Flying
Mega Charizard Y
Unknown Unknown
Gigantamax Charizard
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Blaze
Charizard
Cacophony
Mega Charizard X
Cacophony
Mega Charizard Y
Solar Power
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Tough Claws
Mega Charizard X
Drought
Mega Charizard Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Dragon
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
5'07" 1.7 m
Charizard
5'07" 1.7 m
Mega Charizard X
5'07" 1.7 m
Mega Charizard Y
91'10"+ 28.0+ m
Gigantamax Charizard
Weight
199.5 lbs. 90.5 kg
Charizard
243.6 lbs. 110.5 kg
Mega Charizard X
221.6 lbs. 100.5 kg
Mega Charizard Y
??? lbs. ??? kg
Gigantamax Charizard
Mega Stone
Charizardite X Charizardite Y
Base experience yield
209
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
240
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
Charizard
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
3
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Mega Charizard X
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Mega Charizard Y
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Gigantamax Charizard
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
32px
Footprint
File:F006.png File:F000.png
Mega Charizard X
Pokédex color
Red
Other forms may have other colors.
Base friendship
70
External Links

Charizard (Japanese: リザードン Lizardon) is a dual-type Fire/Flying Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

It evolves from Charmeleon starting at level 36. It is the final form of Charmander.

Charizard has three other forms.

Charizard is the game mascot of both Pokémon Red and FireRed Versions.

Biology

File:Mega Charizard X Mega Charizard Y artwork.png
Mega Charizard X and Mega Charizard Y.

Charizard is a draconic, bipedal Pokémon. It is primarily orange with a cream underside from the chest to the tip of its tail. It has a long neck, small blue eyes, slightly raised nostrils, and two horn-like structures protruding from the back of its rectangular head. There are two fangs visible in the upper jaw when its mouth is closed. Two large wings with blue-green undersides sprout from its back, and a horn-like appendage juts out from the top of the third joint of each wing. A single wing-finger is visible through the center of each wing membrane. Charizard's arms are short and skinny compared to its robust belly, and each limb has three white claws. It has stocky legs with cream-colored soles on each of its plantigrade feet. The tip of its long, tapering tail burns with a sizable flame.

Charizard has two Mega Forms. Both feature a shorter snout, white, vertical slit pupils, and a bright underside reaching the lower jaw.

As Mega Charizard X, its body and legs are more physically fit, though its arms remain thin. Its skin turns black with a sky-blue underside and soles. Two spikes with blue tips curve upward from the front and back of each shoulder, while the tips of its horns sharpen, turn blue, and curve slightly upward. Its brow and claws are larger, and its eyes are now red. It has two small, fin-like spikes under each horn and two more down its lower neck. The finger disappears from the wing membrane, and the lower edges are divided into large, rounded points. The third joint of each wing-arm is adorned with a claw-like spike. Mega Charizard X breathes blue flames out the sides of its mouth, and the flame on its tail now burns blue. It is said that its new power turns it black and creates more intense flames.

As Mega Charizard Y, it becomes sleeker in appearance but retains its normal coloration. It has three pointed horns on the back of its head, the middle of which is longer. Its snout has larger fangs and a ridge on the nose. Its neck is shorter, but its torso is thinner and longer. It features longer digitigrade feet. Its hands are less developed, with extremely shortened fingers that are no longer separated from each other. Small wings develop on its wrists, while the ones on its back become larger, lose the wing finger passing through their membrane and end up with ragged edges. The back of its tail has a large spike at the base and three smaller ones near the tip, which now burns with a longer flame. Mega Charizard Y is said to have incredible flying prowess that is greater than a jet fighter.

As Gigantamax Charizard, it becomes larger and physically fit. The lower part of its body glows white with several yellow diamonds located on the lower belly. There are also diamond-shaped spots located on the front legs. The claws located on its hand and feet become longer and sharper. The feet become longer and digitigrade, retaining small glowing soles under the forefeet. The wings are transformed into literal flame wings extending to the shoulder blade and two flames sprout from the horns. The colossal flamed wings were created from the energy of Gigantamaxing. The sclera of the eyes becomes yellow. The glow of a flame can be seen in the mouth, and the teeth grow, with the lower front teeth and three teeth in the middle now protruding when the mouth is closed. The flame on the tail extends out and has three red clouds surrounding it, like the clouds most other Gigantamax Pokémon have. The flames within Gigantamax Charizard burns hotter than 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit. When it roars, the temperature can climb to even higher lengths. The wings are capable of being hotter than magma which Charizard uses to burn its opponents.[1]

Charizard flies in search of powerful opponents to battle, and its fire will burn hotter as it gains experience. Its fiery breath is capable of melting boulders, massive glaciers, and has been known to accidentally cause forest fires. Though its fiery breath is hot, it never turns it on any opponent weaker than itself. In the past, Blast Burn was its signature move. Charizard typically inhabits mountains and valleys, such as the Charicific Valley in Johto. The anime has shown that only a weak Charizard would show off its power. It also showed that Charizard can swim underwater, with Pokémon Origins further showing that the flame on the tip of the tail can still keep burning underwater. The wings of Charizard can carry it to an altitude of 4,600 feet (1,400 meters).

Gigantamax Charizard is the only known Pokémon capable of using the exclusive G-Max Move G-Max Wildfire.

In the anime

Main series

File:Alain Mega Charizard X.png
Mega Charizard X in the anime
File:Trevor Mega Charizard Y.png
Mega Charizard Y in the anime
File:Leon Gigantamax Charizard.png
Gigantamax Charizard in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Charizard

Ash has a Charizard that he caught as a Charmander in Charmander – The Stray Pokémon. He evolved from Charmeleon in Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon after saving Ash from the claws of an Aerodactyl. Unfortunately, Charizard disobeyed Ash's orders until Charizard Chills.

Charla

Liza of the Charicific Valley owns her own Charizard, nicknamed Charla. It apparently has a romantic relationship with Ash's Charizard after it became her bodyguard.

Team A.C.T.

A Charizard was a member of Team A.C.T., who was considered for the job of rescuing Big Brother Pikachu in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate!. They were, however, occupied on another mission.

Alain's Charizard

In Pokémon the Series: XY, Alain owns a Charizard that can Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard X.

Trevor's Charizard

Trevor has a Charizard that he received as a Charmander from Professor Sycamore. It was revealed to be capable of Mega Evolving into Mega Charizard Y, as shown in A League of His Own!.

Kiawe's Charizard

Kiawe owns a Charizard that was given to him by his grandfather. He often uses it as his personal Ride Pokémon.

Other

In Mewtwo Strikes Back, a Charizard participated in the battle between the original Pokémon and the cloned Pokémon, battling Ash's Charizard and winning easily. Unlike much of its brethren, Charizard wasn't cloned from Ash's Charizard and it had the same marks that Charmandertwo had, indicating that it was likely obtained by Mewtwo through different means than the ones used to clone the Trainers' captured Pokémon. Charizard reappeared in Mewtwo Returns.

In One Trick Phony!, Jessie borrowed a Charizard from the Battle Park and was used in a battle against Ash and his Totodile as part of an elaborate plan to capture Pikachu.

A Charizard nicknamed Don appeared in Those Darn Electabuzz!, under the ownership of Corey Demario. Casey had to help them get their fighting spirit back so that Corey could start pitching for the Electabuzz baseball team.

In Shocks and Bonds, Clark used a Charizard and Quilava in a battle against Ash's Grovyle and Glalie. Charizard defeated Grovyle but then lost to Glalie.

In Grating Spaces!, Delibird gave Jessie and James a Charizard and an Aggron, with Jessie getting Charizard and James getting Aggron. However, they were recalled at the end of the episode as they were meant for Cassidy and Butch.

In Flash of the Titans!, Leon's Charizard battled Lance's Gyarados during the World Coronation Series finals and won. It has since made further appearances in Pokémon Journeys: The Series. Charizard is capable of Gigantamaxing.

Minor appearances

In Island of the Giant Pokémon, a giant robot Charizard was at Pokémon Land.

Charizard made its physical debut in a flashback in Primeape Goes Bananas.

In The Ultimate Test, James used a Charizard lent by the Pokémon League entrance exam instructor. He eventually tried to steal it.

In The Breeding Center Secret, a Charizard evolved from a Charmeleon in a TV advertisement for Cassidy and Butch's breeding center.

In Carrying On!, Ash's Noctowl hypnotized an attacking Fearow into seeing it as a Charizard.

A Charizard appeared in Beauty and the Breeder, under the ownership of a Pokémon Breeder participating in a Pokémon breeding competition.

In The Screen Actor's Guilt, Vitzo's fantasy featured a Charizard.

In Disguise Da Limit, a Coordinator's Charizard competed in the Verdanturf Contest.

A Charizard appeared in the opening sequence of Destiny Deoxys.

In Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, multiple Charizard were part of the feuding armies that were eventually placated by Sir Aaron in the past.

A Charizard that can Mega Evolve appeared in the opening of Mega Evolution Special I. Unlike Alain's Charizard, this Charizard can Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard Y.

A Mega Charizard X appeared in the opening credits of Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, while a Mega Charizard Y appeared in the movie's ending credits.

A Charizard appeared in Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel.

A Charizard appeared in a fantasy in Alola, Kanto!.

A Charizard appeared in a fantasy in A Talent for Imitation!.

A Trainer's Charizard appeared in a video hologram in Goodbye, Friend!.

In A Little Rocket R & R!, a Trainer's Charizard was captured by the Matori Matrix but later freed by Ash and his friends.

A Gigantamax Charizard appeared as a silhouette in a fantasy in Toughing It Out!.

A Gigantamax Charizard appeared in a fantasy in Sword and Shield: The Darkest Day!.

A Charizard appeared in Getting More Than You Battled For!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Subject Source Entry
EP105 Dragon Rage Ash's Pokédex Rage, one of Charizard's most powerful attacks. Rage attack usually has a devastating effect on its opponents.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP248 Charizard Ash's Pokédex Charizard, the Flame Pokémon. Charizard's powerful flame can melt absolutely anything.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW116 Charizard Ash's Pokédex Charizard, the Flame Pokémon. Charizard is a Flying and Fire type. When competing in intense battles, Charizard's flame becomes more intense as well.

Pokémon Origins

File:Red Mega Charizard X PO.png
Mega Charizard X in Pokémon Origins

Red's Charizard

Red obtained Charizard as a Charmander from Professor Oak when he went out on his journey. It evolved into a Charizard sometime after Red defeated Koga between File 2 - Cubone and File 3 - Giovanni. During the battle against Mewtwo in File 4 - Charizard, Red's Charizard Mega Evolved into Mega Charizard X and battled Mewtwo. It was the first Mega Evolution seen in the anime.

Other

In File 1: Red, a Charizard was one of the Pokémon seen in Professor Oak's introduction.

Pokémon Generations

In The Redemption, Calem's Charizard celebrated its Trainer's crowning as Champion alongside Calem's Chesnaught.

Pokémon: Twilight Wings

In Letter, Leon's Charizard battled and defeated Bea's Machamp in a Pokémon League tournament. Charizard reappeared in a fantasy in Training and on television in Buddy. In Sky, it was seen in its Gigantamax form. It battled Mustard's Mienshao in The Gathering of Stars.

Pokétoon

A Charizard nicknamed Chorobi appeared in the third episode of Pokétoon, A Budding Dream.

Pokémon Evolutions

Red's Charizard

Red's Charizard briefly appeared in The Discovery.

Other

Leon's Charizard appeared in The Champion. It was used in a flashback to battle Eternatus but was not strong enough to defeat it on its own. Later, it cheered Leon up before heading to his Championship Match against Victor.

GOTCHA!

Red's Charizard

Red's Charizard briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

Other

A Gigantamax Charizard briefly appeared in GOTCHA!, under the ownership of Leon.

In the manga

File:Blue Mega Charizard Y.png
Mega Charizard Y in Pokémon Adventures
File:X Salame Mega Charizard X.png
Mega Charizard X in Pokémon Adventures

Ash & Pikachu

Main article: Ash's Charizard

Ash's Charizard appeared in Off To The Battle Frontier!!, facing off against Noland's Articuno.

The Electric Tale of Pikachu

Main article: Ash's Charizard
Main article: Zippo

Ash's Charizard first appears as a Charmander in You Gotta Have Friends and then later as a Charizard in The Indigo Finals.

Ritchie's Charizard also appears in The Indigo Finals, battling against Ash's.

Movie adaptations

Main article: Ash's Charizard

Ash's Charizard has made some appearances in the manga adaptations of the movies it appeared in.

Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure

A Charizard appeared in JBA5, under the ownership of Lance.

Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!

An unknown Trainer used a Charizard in PBK4.

Pokémon - The Legend of the Dragon King

Akira, the main character, owns a Charizard.

Mori also owns a Charizard.

Pokémon Adventures

Red, Green & Blue chapter

Main article: Blue's Charizard

One of Blue's main Pokémon, Charizard, debuted as a Charmander. With his increased capacity for battle both with augmented strength and his flight ability, he proved to be a valuable asset for Blue, both during the Silph Co. battles and in the Pokémon League, where Red's Venusaur narrowly defeated him. He had evolved from Charmeleon sometime before Kalling Kadabra.

Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter

A Charizard was fantasied along with the other fully evolved Kanto starters in Chinchou in Charge, where the Pokémon Association Chairman of Kanto and Johto explained to Bill and Janine the special privilege of entering the finals unconditionally after collecting Badges.

X & Y chapter

Main article: Salamè

In Charizard Transforms, X's Charmeleon, Salamè, evolved into a Charizard during a battle against Xerosic's Pokémon. He has a Charizardite X hidden in the flame on the tip of his tail, and with it, he can Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard X.

Blue's Charizard has obtained a Charizardite Y, with it he can Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard Y.

Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon chapter

Main article: Kiawe's Charizard

A Poké Ride Charizard appeared in a fantasy in A Raid and Po Town.

Kiawe's Poké Ride Charizard appeared in Finale!! The Battle Against the Other Dimension!.

Sword & Shield chapter

Leon's Charizard appeared in Crackle!! Practice Battle.

Pokémon Battle Frontier

Rald, the main character's mentor, has a Charizard.

Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All

A Charizard first appeared in GDZ52, under the ownership of Nagi.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

Main article: Ash's Charizard

Ash's Charizard appeared in a fantasy in Legend? Check! Friends? Check!.

Leon's Charizard appeared in Flash of the Titans!.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team

Main article: Team A.C.T.

The Charizard from Team A.C.T. appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team. He, along with his teammates, is a role model of Mudkip and tries to rescue him when he mistakenly believes that Ginji is a threat to Mudkip's safety.

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~

A Charizard first appeared in The Scarlet Scroll: Kunoichi's Situation, under the ownership of Yukimura.

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Main article: Green's Charizard

Green, the main rival of Red, owns a Charizard that evolved from Charmander, his starter Pokémon, apparently skipping the Charmeleon stage in the process. It is a mischievous Pokémon that has a rivalry with Red's Clefairy. It has reverted to the Charmander stage, although it has since evolved back into Charizard permanently.

A Charizard appeared in Pikachu's Birthday Party.

Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire

A Charizard appeared in Clefairy's Golf Debut!.

Pokémon Zensho

Main article: Satoshi's Charizard (Zensho)

In Pokémon Zensho, Satoshi owns a Charizard that was originally a Charmander he received from Professor Oak.

In the TCG

Main article: Charizard (TCG)

Charizard's first-released TCG card, which as part of the Base Set, was widely regarded at the height of popularity of Pokémon as the best card ever. This was because of its powerful attack, Fire Spin, and useful Pokémon Power, Energy Burn, which allowed it to convert any Energy attached to it to Fire Energy. Fire Spin needed four Fire Energy and could deal 100 damage, knocking out the majority of Pokémon cards. In addition, it had the highest HP then, at 120. Individual Charizard cards were sold up to as much as $150. First edition cards of this dwarfed this price at one point breaking the $1000 US price point. This Charizard card was reprinted in Wizards of the Coast's Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection sets, and released again with updated artwork in the Stormfront expansion.

In the TFG

One Charizard figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros.

Main article: Charizard (Super Smash Bros.)

Charizard appeared as a Pokéball summon in Super Smash Bros. and Super Smash Bros. Melee before becoming playable as part of Pokémon Trainer’s team in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as well as a solo playable appearance in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U.

Pokkén Tournament

Main article: Charizard (Pokkén Tournament)

Charizard is a Power-type playable character in Pokkén. Moves it can use include Flamethrower, Fire Punch, Flare Blitz, and Seismic Toss. Upon entering Synergy Burst, it Mega-Evolves into Mega Charizard X and can use the Burst Attack Searing Blaze.

Detective Pikachu

A Charizard appeared in Detective Pikachu, under the ownership of Sebastian. It is a frequent underground battler, and as such, it fought Harry and Detective Pikachu prior to the events of the movie.

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

Generation I Kanto
#006
Red Spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. Known to cause forest fires unintentionally.
Blue
Yellow When expelling a blast of super hot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tail burns more intensely.
Stadium Its fiery breath reaches incredible temperatures. It can quickly melt glaciers weighing 10,000 tons.
Generation II Johto
#231
Gold If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up into a whitish-blue color.
Silver Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. Its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.
Crystal It uses its wings to fly high. The temperature of its fire increases as it gains experience in battle.
Stadium 2 If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a whitish-blue color.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#006
Ruby Charizard flies around the sky in search of powerful opponents. It breathes fire of such great heat that it melts anything. However, it never turns its fiery breath on any opponent weaker than itself.
Sapphire
Emerald A Charizard flies about in search of strong opponents. It breathes intense flames that can melt any material. However, it will never torch a weaker foe.
FireRed Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures.
LeafGreen It spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. It may cause forest fires by blowing flames.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#236
Diamond It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold If Charizard becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a whitish-blue color.
SoulSilver Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. Its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
White
Black 2 It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Central #085
Hoenn
#—
X When expelling a blast of superhot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tail burns more intensely.
Y Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures.
Omega Ruby Charizard flies around the sky in search of powerful opponents. It breathes fire of such great heat that it melts anything. However, it never turns its fiery breath on any opponent weaker than itself.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#006
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon.
Let's Go Pikachu When this Pokémon expels a blast of superhot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tails burns more intensely.
Let's Go Eevee
Mega Charizard X
Let's Go Pikachu The overwhelming power that fills its entire body causes it to turn black and creates intense blue flames.
Let's Go Eevee
Mega Charizard Y
Let's Go Pikachu Its bond with its Trainer is the source of its power. It boasts speed and maneuverability greater than that of a jet fighter.
Let's Go Eevee
Generation VIII Galar
#380
Sinnoh
#—
Sword It spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. It may cause forest fires by blowing flames.
Shield Its wings can carry this Pokémon close to an altitude of 4,600 feet. It blows out fire at very high temperatures.
Brilliant Diamond It is said that Charizard's fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
Shining Pearl
Gigantamax Charizard
Sword This colossal, flame-winged figure of a Charizard was brought about by Gigantamax energy.
Shield The flame inside its body burns hotter than 3,600 degrees Fahrenheit. When Charizard roars, that temperature climbs even higher.


Game locations

Generation I
Red Blue
Evolve Charmeleon
Blue (Japan)
Evolve Charmeleon
Yellow
Evolve Charmeleon
Generation II
Gold Silver
Time Capsule, Event
Crystal
Time Capsule, Event
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Trade, Event
FireRed LeafGreen
Evolve Charmeleon
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Charmeleon
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer, Evolve Charmeleon (from Event Charmander)
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer, Evolve Charmeleon (from Event Charmander)
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Charmeleon
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade, Event
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade, Event
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Evolve Charmeleon
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Hammerlocke Hills (Max Raid Battle)
Lake of Outrage (Max Raid Battle) Gigantamax Factor
Expansion Pass
Fields of Honor, Loop Lagoon (Max Raid Battle)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Evolve Charmeleon


In side games

Generation I
Snap
Volcano
Pinball
Evolve Charmeleon
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Trozei!
Endless Level 23, Forever Level 72, Pair Trozei, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Evolve Charmeleon
Ranger
Jungle Relic (during mission), Sekra Range (during mission)
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Spacial Rift (B1F-B15F, Deep Spacial Rift B1F-B9F), Deep Dark Crater (B6F-B14F)
MD Sky
Spacial Rift (B1F-B15F, Deep Spacial Rift B1F-B9F), Deep Dark Crater (B6F-B14F)
Ranger: SoA
Volcano Cave
Rumble
Fiery Furnace (Normal Mode A & S)
PokéPark Wii
Granite Zone
Ranger: GS
Rand's House
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Cave: Everspring Valley
Conquest
Evolve Charmeleon
Rumble U
Dream Gate: Flame Dance (Boss), Variety Battle: A Battle in the Tower
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Blade-and-Shield Path: Stage 5
Shuffle
Expert Stage: Stage EX9
Rumble World
Ember Mountains: Furnace Mountain (Back Boss)
Picross
Area 28: Stage 09
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Charizard Sea2019, Gengar Sea, Celebi Sea, Mewtwo Sea, Butterfree Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Bulbasaur Sea, Charizard SeaFinal, Celebi SeaFinal, Mewtwo SeaFinal
Generation VIII
UNITE
Purchase for 6,000 Aeos Coins/345 Aeos Gems
New Snap
Fireflow VolcanoLevel 2+
Cross-Generation
Masters EX
Poké Fair sync pair scout (Sygna Suit Red's)
Master Fair sync pair scout (Leon's)
Evolve Scottie/Bettie's Charmeleon (Egg)


In events

Wild Area News
Games Event Gigantamax Location Level Distribution period
SwSh Wild Area News Yes hide 40, 50, 60Sh March 26 to April 27, 2020
SwSh Wild Area News Yes hide 50, 60Sh April 10 to 15, 2020
Sh Wild Area News Yes hide 50 June 2 to 29, 2020
Sh Wild Area News Yes hide 50 June 17 to 28, 2020

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Bitter Berry (100%)
Yellow*
Events* Charizardite X Charizardite X (100%) Charizardite Y Charizardite Y (100%)
Red Card Red Card (100%) Life Orb Life Orb (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Charizard
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
78
138 - 185 266 - 360
84
80 - 149 155 - 293
78
74 - 143 144 - 280
109
102 - 177 200 - 348
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total:
534
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.
  • This Pokémon's Special base stat in Generation I was 85.


Mega Charizard X
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
78
138 - 185 266 - 360
130
121 - 200 238 - 394
111
104 - 179 204 - 353
130
121 - 200 238 - 394
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total:
634
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.


Mega Charizard Y
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
78
138 - 185 266 - 360
104
98 - 171 191 - 337
78
74 - 143 144 - 280
159
147 - 232 290 - 458
115
108 - 183 211 - 361
100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Total:
634
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/3 ★★★
Power
3/3 ★★★
Skill
2/2 ★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
5/5 ★★★★★
Total
17/18 ★★★


Type effectiveness

Charizard and Mega Charizard Y
Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Notes:
Mega Charizard X
Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

Charizard is available in Sword and Shield and Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Air Slash Flying Special 07575 09595% 15
011 Dragon Claw Dragon Physical 08080 100100% 15
011 Heat Wave Fire Special 09595 09090% 10
011 Scratch Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
011 Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25
011 Smokescreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
Evo.Evo. Air Slash Flying Special 07575 09595% 15
1212 Dragon Breath Dragon Special 06060 100100% 20
1919 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 09595% 15
2424 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
3030 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100100% 15
3939 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
4646 Fire Spin Fire Special 03535 08585% 15
5454 Inferno Fire Special 100100 05050% 5
6262 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

SwSh

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM00File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM00 Mega Punch Normal Physical 08080 085}}85% 20
TM01File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM01 Mega Kick Normal Physical 120120 075}}75% 5
TM03File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM03 Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM05File:Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM05 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM06File:Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM06 Fly Flying Physical 09090 095}}95% 15
TM08File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM08 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM09File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM09 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM11File:Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM11 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM13File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM13 Fire Spin Fire Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM15File:Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM15 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM21File:Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM22File:Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM24File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM26File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM26 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM30File:Bag TM Steel VI Sprite.png TM30 Steel Wing Steel Physical 07070 090}}90% 25
TM31File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM34File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM34 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM37File:Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM37 Beat Up Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM38File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM38 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM39File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM40File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM40 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM41File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM41 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM43File:Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM43 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM46File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM46 Weather Ball Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 10
TM48File:Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM59File:Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM59 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM65File:Bag TM Ghost VI Sprite.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM68File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM68 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM76File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM78File:Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM78 Acrobatics Flying Physical 05555 100}}100% 15
TM81File:Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM81 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM92File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM92 Mystical Fire Fire Special 07575 100}}100% 10
TM94File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM94 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TM95File:Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM95 Air Slash Flying Special 07575 095}}95% 15
TM97File:Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM97 Brutal Swing Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM99File:Bag TM Dragon VI Sprite.png TM99 Breaking Swipe Dragon Physical 06060 100}}100% 15
TR00File:Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR00 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR01File:Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR02File:Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR02 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR10File:Bag TR Ground Sprite.png TR10 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TR15File:Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR15 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TR20File:Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR24File:Bag TR Dragon Sprite.png TR24 Outrage Dragon Physical 120120 100}}100% 10
TR26File:Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27File:Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR31File:Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR31 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TR32File:Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR32 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR36File:Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR36 Heat Wave Fire Special 09595 090}}90% 10
TR41File:Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR41 Blaze Kick Fire Physical 08585 090}}90% 10
TR43File:Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR43 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TR47File:Bag TR Dragon Sprite.png TR47 Dragon Claw Dragon Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR51File:Bag TR Dragon Sprite.png TR51 Dragon Dance Dragon Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR55File:Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR55 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
TR62File:Bag TR Dragon Sprite.png TR62 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100}}100% 10
TR64File:Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png TR64 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TR85File:Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR85 Work Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TR88File:Bag TR Fire Sprite.png TR88 Heat Crash Fire Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TR89File:Bag TR Flying Sprite.png TR89 Hurricane Flying Special 110110 070}}70% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM01File:Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM01 Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
TM02File:Bag TM Dragon VI Sprite.png TM02 Dragon Claw Dragon Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM05File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM10File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM10 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
TM11File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM15File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM17File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM22File:Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM22 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM23File:Bag TM Steel VI Sprite.png TM23 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TM26File:Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM28File:Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM31File:Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM32File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM35File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM38File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TM39File:Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM40File:Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
TM42File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44File:Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM47File:Bag TM Steel VI Sprite.png TM47 Steel Wing Steel Physical 07070 090}}90% 25
TM50File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM50 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TM51File:Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM51 Roost Flying Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM52File:Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM54File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TM56File:Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM58File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM58 Endure Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM59File:Bag TM Dragon VI Sprite.png TM59 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100}}100% 10
TM61File:Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM65File:Bag TM Ghost VI Sprite.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM68File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM75File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM80File:Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM82File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM82 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM83File:Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM83 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM87File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM90File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM93File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM93 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
TM94File:Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM94 Fly Flying Physical 09090 095}}95% 15
TM96File:Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM96 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM98File:Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM98 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

SwSh

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TyruntTyrantrumAmauraAurorus Ancient Power Rock Special 60 100% 5
LickitungLickilickySnorlaxKommo-o Belly Drum Normal Status —% 10
SquirtleWartortleBlastoiseGyaradosSnorlaxLarvitar
PupitarTyranitarLoudredExploudTrapinchVibrava
FlygonBagonShelgonSalamenceGibleGabite
GarchompAxewFraxureHaxorusDruddigonDeino
ZweilousHydreigonTyruntTyrantrumBergmiteAvalugg
NoibatNoivernChewtleDrednawDreepyDrakloak
Dragapult
Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
ChewtleDrednaw Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
DratiniDragonairDragoniteVibravaFlygonGible
GabiteGarchompDeinoZweilousHydreigonFlapple
DrakloakDragapult
Dragon Rush Dragon Physical 100 75% 10
DratiniDragonairDragoniteVibravaFlygonMilotic
SalamenceDruddigonTyruntTyrantrumJangmo-oHakamo-o
Kommo-oDuraludon
Dragon Tail Dragon Physical 60 90% 10
AronLaironAggronDruddigonDuraludon Metal Claw Steel Physical 50 95% 35
DragoniteNoibatNoivernFlapple Wing Attack Flying Physical 60 100% 35
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Charizard in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Charizard in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
CharmanderCharmeleonCharizard Air Cutter^ Flying Special 60 95% 25
CranidosRampardosShieldonBastiodon Ancient Power Rock Special 60 100% 5
EkansArbokNidoran♂NidorinoNidoking Beat Up* Dark Physical 100% 10
LickitungLickilickySnorlax Belly Drum Normal Status —% 10
SquirtleWartortleBlastoiseEkansArbokGyarados
SnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLarvitarPupitar
TyranitarLoudredExploudTrapinchVibravaFlygon
SeviperBagonShelgonSalamenceTurtwigGrotle
TorterraGibleGabiteGarchomp
Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
Nidoran♂NidorinoNidokingRhyhornRhydonRhyperior
ChikoritaBayleefMeganium
Counter* Fighting Physical 100% 20
ArbokGyaradosSnorlaxTotodileCroconawFeraligatr
LarvitarPupitarTyranitarExploudTrapinchVibrava
FlygonSeviperBagonShelgonSalamenceTurtwig
GrotleTorterraGarchomp
Crunch Dark Physical 80 100% 15
HorseaSeadraKingdraGyaradosDratiniDragonair
DragoniteFlygonTropius
Dragon Dance Dragon Status —% 20
DratiniDragonairDragoniteVibravaFlygonGible
GabiteGarchomp
Dragon Rush Dragon Physical 100 75% 10
DratiniDragonairDragoniteVibravaFlygonMilotic
Salamence
Dragon Tail Dragon Physical 60 90% 10
CharmanderCharmeleonCharizard Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120 100% 15
AronLaironAggron Metal Claw Steel Physical 50 95% 35
DratiniDragonairDragoniteFlygonBagonShelgon
Salamence
Outrage Dragon Physical 120 100% 10
Dragonite Wing Attack Flying Physical 60 100% 35
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Charizard in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Charizard in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP Blast Burn Fire Special 150 90% 5
Sw Sh EP Dual Wingbeat Flying Physical 40 90% 10
Sw Sh EP Fire Pledge Fire Special 80 100% 10
Sw Sh EP Scale Shot Dragon Physical 25 90% 20
Sw Sh EP Scorching Sands Ground Special 70 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

By events

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Ash's Charizard Dragon Tail Dragon Physical 60 90% 10
Ash's Charizard Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

By transfer from another generation

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - IV - V - VI - VII 
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
I II III IV V VI VII Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 00—}}—% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Air Cutter Flying Special 06060 095}}95% 25
I II III IV V VI VII Bide × Normal Physical 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Block Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Captivate × Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Celebrate Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
I II III IV V VI VII Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Curse Ghost Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
I II III IV V VI VII Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
I II III IV V VI VII Defog Flying Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Dragon Rage × Dragon Special 0000 100}}100% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Dynamic Punch Fighting Physical 100100 050}}50% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Fissure Ground Physical 0000 030}}30% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Flame Burst × Fire Special 07070 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Flame Charge Fire Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Frustration × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Fury Cutter Bug Physical 04040 095}}95% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Fury Swipes Normal Physical 01818 080}}80% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Hidden Power × Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Hold Hands Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
I II III IV V VI VII Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Howl Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
I II III IV V VI VII Incinerate Fire Special 06060 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Leer Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 30
I II III IV V VI VII Mimic Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Natural Gift × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Ominous Wind × Ghost Special 06060 100}}100% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 30
I II III IV V VI VII Rage × Normal Physical 02020 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Return × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Roost Flying Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Sandstorm Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Secret Power × Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Skull Bash Normal Physical 130130 100}}100% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Sky Drop × Flying Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Submission Fighting Physical 08080 080}}80% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Tailwind Flying Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Twister Dragon Special 04040 100}}100% 20
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Charizard
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Charizard
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Generation VIII
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations

Anime-only moves

Move Type Episode
Tackle  Normal  Pokémon Double Trouble

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
File:Pin006.png
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
File:Trozeiani006.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Mt. Cleft
Phrases
51%-100% HP Leave it to me! I'll raze everything!
26%-50% HP My body's cooling down. My health is down to half.
1%-25% HP I can't... There's no power left in my flame...
Level up I leveled up! My flame is burning even hotter now!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
File:MDP E 006.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: File:Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: File:Burn fm.pngFile:Burn fm.pngFile:Burn fm.png
(Burn ×3)
Loops: 11 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry R-142
Charizard breathes super-hot flames that melt ice and incinerate even steel.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: File:Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: File:Burn 4 field move.png
(Burn ×4)
Browser entry R-139
It spits blobs of fire. It also lets loose expanding rings of fire to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist:
(present)
File:Fire Assist.png
Fire
Field move:
(present)
File:Crush 4 field move.png
(Crush ×4)
Not available in the past.
Browser entry R-208
It attacks by launching fireballs as it flies around quickly.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
80px Walking Speed: 1.5 seconds Base HP: 55
Base Attack: 81 Base Defense: 56 Base Speed: 70
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
File:PPW006.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Charizard values the ancient promise in the Granite Zone. Watch him whoosh through the sky playing Salamence's Air Ace.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
File:PP2006.png Strong: File:Pikachu icon.pngFile:Oshawott icon.png Weak: File:Snivy icon.pngFile:Tepig icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
He loves nature and the Pokémon in the Arcane Area. He wants to protect the Arcane Area.
Pokémon Conquest
File:PCP006.png HP: ★★★ Move: Flamethrower
Attack: ★★★★ Ability 1: Blaze
Ability 2: Hero
Ability 3: Last Bastion
Defense: ★★★
Speed: ★★★★
Evolves from Charmeleon when its Attack is 83 or higher
Range: 2 Perfect Links: Masakage and Yukimura
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Fire
Attack Power: ★★★★★

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Power of Five
Increases the damage dealt by matching five Pokémon.
Pokémon Shuffle
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Fire
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Burn
Leaves the foe burned.
Skill Swapper: Unity Power
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Mega Charizard X: Erases all Pokémon in an X-shaped pattern.
Mega Charizard Y: Erases all Pokémon in a Y-shaped pattern.
Pokémon Shuffle
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Flying
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Nosedive
Sometimes deals a lot more damage.
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Mega Charizard X: Erases Pokémon and disruptions around two spots you tap.
Mega Charizard Y: Erases a jagged line of Pokémon vertically.
Pokémon GO
80px Base Stamina: 186 Base Attack: 223 Base Defense: 173
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Charizard Mega Energy200/40
Fast Attacks: Fire Spin*, Air Slash*, Ember, Wing Attack, Dragon Breath
Charged Attacks: Fire Blast, Dragon Claw, Overheat*, Blast Burn, Flamethrower, Return, Frustration
Pokémon: Magikarp Jump
55px Friendship Item: Charcoal (60016px) ★: One random great item
Skill: Gives a great item
Recovery time: 12 hours
New Pokémon Snap
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Photodex entry #150
Charizard form herds with Charmander, and they all live together near the volcano. The flames they breathe are as hot as the lava around them.

Mega Charizard X

Pokémon GO
80px Base Stamina: 186 Base Attack: 273 Base Defense: 213
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Fire Spin*, Air Slash*, Ember, Wing Attack, Dragon Breath
Charged Attacks: Fire Blast, Dragon Claw, Overheat*, Blast Burn, Flamethrower, Return

Mega Charizard Y

Pokémon GO
80px Base Stamina: 186 Base Attack: 319 Base Defense: 212
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Fire Spin*, Air Slash*, Ember, Wing Attack, Dragon Breath
Charged Attacks: Fire Blast, Dragon Claw, Overheat*, Blast Burn, Flamethrower, Return


Costumes in Pokémon GO
Clone

Evolution

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Unevolved
Charmander
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 16
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First evolution
Charmeleon
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 36
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Second evolution
Charizard
 Fire  Flying 


Forms

Mega Evolution

Gigantamax

Sprites

Generation I
Red Blue Yellow Red Green
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Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
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Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
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Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
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Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
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Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
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Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
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Generation VIII
Sword Shield
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File:006MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Charizard images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Other sprites

File:Spr 3f Charizard credits.png
FireRed/LeafGreen credits

Trivia

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"Pokémon Gallery: Encounter with Shiny Pokémon" by Ken Sugimori
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Charizard in Pokémon Battle Chess

Origin

Charizard may be based on European dragons, which are heavily associated with the element of fire in European folklore; this draconic appearance would later be reflected in the Fire/Dragon typing of Mega Charizard X. Like its pre-evolved forms, it may also take inspiration from lizards, dinosaurs, and the mythical salamander. Its English and Japanese nomenclature may be a reference to how Western dragons are heavily inspired by lizards and other reptiles.

Name origin

Charizard may be a combination of char (to burn) and lizard.

Lizardon may be a combination of lizard and either dragon or don (Ancient Greek for tooth, commonly used in dinosaur names).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
File:Japan Flag.png Japanese リザードン Lizardon From リザード rizādo and ドン don, or ドラゴン dragon
File:France Flag.png French Dracaufeu From draco and au feu !
File:Spain Flag.png Spanish Charizard Same as English name
File:Germany Flag.png German Glurak From Glut and Drache and/or Rakete
File:Italy Flag.png Italian Charizard Same as English name
File:South Korea Flag.png Korean 리자몽 Rizamon From 리자드 rijadeu and 몬스터 monseuteo
File:Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 噴火龍 Pānfólùhng From 噴火 panfó and lùhng
20px Mandarin Chinese 噴火龍 / 喷火龙 Pēnhuǒlóng From 噴火 / 喷火 pēnhuǒ and 龍 / 龙 lóng


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