Charizard

Charizard is a Fire/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Flame Pokémon.

Charizard has two Mega Evolutions, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 006
Type Fire Flying
Species Flame Pokémon
Height 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 199.5 lbs (90.5 kg)
Abilities Blaze
Solar Power (hidden ability)
Local № 006 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
231 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
006 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
236 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
085 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 240
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 78
266 360
Attack 84
155 293
Defense 78
144 280
Sp. Atk 109
200 348
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 100
184 328
Total 534 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Charizard.

Pokédex data

National № 006
Type Fire Dragon
Species Flame Pokémon
Height 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 243.6 lbs (110.5 kg)
Abilities Tough Claws
Local № 006 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
231 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
006 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
236 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
085 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 285
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 78
266 360
Attack 130
238 394
Defense 111
204 353
Sp. Atk 130
238 394
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 100
184 328
Total 634 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Charizard.

Pokédex data

National № 006
Type Fire Flying
Species Flame Pokémon
Height 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 221.6 lbs (100.5 kg)
Abilities Drought
Local № 006 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
231 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
006 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
236 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
085 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 285
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 78
266 360
Attack 104
191 337
Defense 78
144 280
Sp. Atk 159
290 458
Sp. Def 115
211 361
Speed 100
184 328
Total 634 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Charizard.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Charizard changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Spits fire that is hot enough to melt boulders. Known to cause forest fires unintentionally.
Yellow When expelling a blast of super hot fire, the red flame at the tip of its tail burns more intensely.
Gold If CHARIZARD becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in 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.
Ruby
Sapphire
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.
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.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is said that CHARIZARD’s fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
HeartGold If CHARIZARD becomes furious, the flame at the tip of its tail flares up in a light blue shade.
SoulSilver Breathing intense, hot flames, it can melt almost anything. Its breath inflicts terrible pain on enemies.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is said that Charizard’s fire burns hotter if it has experienced harsh battles.
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
Alpha Sapphire
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.

Moves learned by Charizard

Moves learnt by level up

Charizard learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Air SlashFlying 75 95
1Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
1EmberFire 40 100
1Flare BlitzFire 120 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Heat WaveFire 95 90
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
1Wing AttackFlying 60 100
7EmberFire 40 100
10SmokescreenNormal 100
17Dragon RageDragon 100
21Scary FaceNormal 100
28Fire FangFire 65 95
32Flame BurstFire 70 100
41SlashNormal 70 100
47FlamethrowerFire 90 100
56Fire SpinFire 35 85
62InfernoFire 100 50
71Heat WaveFire 95 90
77Flare BlitzFire 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Charizard learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Wing AttackFlying 60 100

Egg moves

Charizard learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Charizard egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlying 60 95
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Beat UpDark 100
Belly DrumNormal
BiteDark 60 100
CounterFighting 100
CrunchDark 80 100
Dragon DanceDragon
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Dragon RushDragon 100 75
Flare BlitzFire 120 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
OutrageDragon 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Charizard can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Blast BurnFire 150 90
DefogFlying
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Fire PledgeFire 80 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Iron TailSteel 100 75
OutrageDragon 120 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
TailwindFlying
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

Charizard is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
76FlyFlying 90 95
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Charizard can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
LeerNormal 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100 Generation 2 — TM
SandstormRock Generation 2 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 3 — Level up
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Charizard learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Air SlashFlying 75 95
1Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
1EmberFire 40 100
1Flare BlitzFire 120 100
1GrowlNormal 100
1Heat WaveFire 95 90
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
1Wing AttackFlying 60 100
7EmberFire 40 100
10SmokescreenNormal 100
17Dragon RageDragon 100
21Scary FaceNormal 100
28Fire FangFire 65 95
32Flame BurstFire 70 100
41SlashNormal 70 100
47FlamethrowerFire 90 100
56Fire SpinFire 35 85
62InfernoFire 100 50
71Heat WaveFire 95 90
77Flare BlitzFire 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Charizard learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Wing AttackFlying 60 100

Egg moves

Charizard learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Charizard egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air CutterFlying 60 95
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Beat UpDark 100
Belly DrumNormal
BiteDark 60 100
CounterFighting 100
CrunchDark 80 100
Dragon DanceDragon
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Dragon RushDragon 100 75
Flare BlitzFire 120 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
OutrageDragon 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Charizard can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Blast BurnFire 150 90
Fire PledgeFire 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Charizard is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
51Steel WingSteel 70 90
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
58Sky DropFlying 60 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
76FlyFlying 90 95
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Charizard can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
LeerNormal 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100 Generation 2 — TM
SandstormRock Generation 2 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 3 — Level up
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Charizard sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Charizard  sprite from Red & Blue Charizard  sprite from Silver Charizard  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Charizard  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Charizard  sprite from Black & White Charizard  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Charizard Shiny sprite from Silver Charizard Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Charizard Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Charizard Shiny sprite from Black & White Charizard Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Charizard

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Charmander/Charmeleon
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Charmander/Charmeleon
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Charmander/Charmeleon
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Charmander/Charmeleon
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Charmander/Charmeleon

Other languages

English Charizard
Japanese リザードン (Lizardon)
German Glurak
French Dracaufeu

Name origin

char
to burn or singe
lizard
a reptile