(Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Charmeleon is a Fire-type Pokémon.

Charmander evolves into Charmeleon at level 16. Charmeleon evolves into Charizard at level 36.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack80GSC
Special Defense65GSC


Number 005: Charmeleon, the Flame Pokémon. Height: 3'7", Weight: 42.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
When it swings
its burning tail,
it elevates the
temperature to
unbearably high
Tough fights could
excite this
excited, it may
blow out bluish-
white flames.
It is very hot-
headed by nature,
so it constantly
seeks opponents.
It calms down only
when it wins.
It has a barbaric
nature. In battle,
it whips its
fiery tail around
and slashes away
with sharp claws.
If it becomes
agitated during
battle, it spouts
intense flames,
incinerating its


Charmeleon can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Cut from HM01
Strength from HM04
Scratch at level 1
Growl at level 1
Ember at level 1
Ember at level 7GSC
Ember at level 9RBY
Smokescreen at level 13GSC
Leer at level 15RBY
Rage at level 20GSC
Rage at level 24RBY
Scary Face at level 27GSC
Slash at level 33RBY
Flamethrower at level 34GSC
Slash at level 41GSC
Flamethrower at level 42RBY
Dragon Rage at level 48GSC
Fire Spin at level 55GSC
Fire Spin at level 56RBY
Mega Punch from TM01RBY
Dynamicpunch from TM01GSC
Headbutt from TM02GSC
Swords Dance from TM03RBY
Curse from TM03GSC
Mega Kick from TM05RBY
Toxic from TM06
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Rock Smash from TM08GSC
Take Down from TM09RBY
Double-edge from TM10RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Sunny Day from TM11GSC
Snore from TM13GSC
Submission from TM17RBY
Protect from TM17GSC
Counter from TM18RBY
Seismic Toss from TM19RBY
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Frustration from TM21GSC
Dragon Rage from TM23RBY
Iron Tail from TM23GSC
Dragonbreath from TM24GSC
Return from TM27GSC
Dig from TM28
Mimic from TM31RBY
Mud-slap from TM31GSC
Double Team from TM32
Reflect from TM33RBY
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Fire Blast from TM38
Swift from TM39
Defense Curl from TM40GSC
Skull Bash from TM40RBY
Rest from TM44
Attract from TM45GSC
Fire Punch from TM48GSC
Fury Cutter from TM49GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY
Flamethrower from a Move TutorC

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Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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