Chikorita

Chikorita is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Leaf Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold A sweet aroma gently wafts from the leaf on its head. It is docile and loves to soak up the sun's rays.
Silver Its pleasantly aromatic leaves have the ability to check the humidity and temperature.
Crystal It loves to bask in the sunlight. It uses the leaf on its head to seek out warm places.
Ruby
Sapphire
In battle, CHIKORITA waves its leaf around to keep the foe at bay. However, a sweet fragrance also wafts from the leaf, becalming the battling POKéMON and creating a cozy, friendly atmosphere all around.
FireRed Its pleasantly aromatic leaves have the ability to check the humidity and temperature.
LeafGreen A sweet aroma gently wafts from the leaf on its head. It is docile and loves to soak up the sun’s rays.
Emerald It waves its leaf around to keep foes at bay. However, a sweet fragrance also wafts from the leaf, creating a friendly atmosphere that becalms the battlers.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It uses the leaf on its head to determine the temperature and humidity. It loves to sunbathe.
HeartGold A sweet aroma gently wafts from the leaf on its head. It is docile and loves to soak up sunrays.
SoulSilver Its pleasantly aromatic leaf has the ability to check humidity and temperature.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It uses the leaf on its head to determine the temperature and humidity. It loves to sunbathe.
X A sweet aroma gently wafts from the leaf on its head. It is docile and loves to soak up sun rays.
Y It uses the leaf on its head to determine the temperature and humidity. It loves to sunbathe.

Evolution chart

Chikorita
#152
Chikorita
Grass

(Level 16)
Bayleef
#153
Bayleef
Grass

(Level 32)
Meganium
#154
Meganium
Grass

Name origin

chicory
flowering plant
-ita
Spanish suffix meaning ‘small’

Moves learned by Chikorita

Chikorita sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Chikorita

Gold
Silver
New Bark Town
Crystal New Bark Town
HeartGold
SoulSilver
New Bark Town