Chimchar

Chimchar is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Chimp Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 390
Type Fire
Species Chimp Pokémon
Height 1′08″ (0.5 m)
Weight 13.7 lbs (6.2 kg)
Abilities 1. Blaze
Iron Fist (hidden ability)
Local № 004 (Diamond/Pearl)
004 (Platinum)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Human-Like
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 44
198 292
Attack 58
108 236
Defense 44
83 205
Sp. Atk 58
108 236
Sp. Def 44
83 205
Speed 61
114 243
Total 309 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 Chimchar.

Evolution chart

(Level 14) (Level 36)

Chimchar changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It agilely scales sheer cliffs to live atop craggy mountains. Its fire is put out when it sleeps.
Pearl Its fiery rear end is fueled by gas made in its belly. Even rain can’t extinguish the fire.
Platinum It is very agile. Before going to sleep, it extinguishes the flame on its tail to prevent fires.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
The gas made in its belly burns from its rear end. The fire burns weakly when it feels sick.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is very agile. Before going to sleep, it extinguishes the flame on its tail to prevent fires.
X
Omega Ruby
Its fiery rear end is fueled by gas made in its belly. Even rain can’t extinguish the fire.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
The gas made in its belly burns from its rear end. The fire burns weakly when it feels sick.

Moves learned by Chimchar

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
7EmberFire 40 100
9TauntDark 100
15Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
17Flame WheelFire 60 100
23Nasty PlotDark
25TormentDark 100
31FacadeNormal 70 100
33Fire SpinFire 35 85
39AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
41Slack OffNormal
47FlamethrowerFire 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Fire PledgeFire 80 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Helping HandNormal
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Low KickFighting 100
Role PlayPsychic
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
56FlingDark 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
75Swords DanceNormal
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Chimchar 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 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

Chimchar does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Chimchar does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Chimchar sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Chimchar  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Chimchar  sprite from Black & White Chimchar  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Chimchar Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Chimchar Shiny sprite from Black & White Chimchar Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Chimchar

Diamond
Pearl
Lake Verity
Platinum Route 201
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Monferno/Infernape
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Chimchar
Japanese ヒコザル (Hikozaru)
German Panflam
French Ouisticram

Name origin

chimp
a species of primate
char
to burn or singe