Cyndaquil

Cyndaquil is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Fire Mouse Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 155
Type Fire
Species Fire Mouse Pokémon
Height 1′08″ (0.5 m)
Weight 17.4 lbs (7.9 kg)
Abilities 1. Blaze
Flash Fire (hidden ability)
Local № 004 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
004 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)

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
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 39
188 282
Attack 52
98 223
Defense 43
81 203
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 65
121 251
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.

Evolution chart

(Level 14) (Level 36)

Cyndaquil changes

Pokédex entries

Gold It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
Silver It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.
Crystal The fire that spouts from its back burns hottest when it is angry. The flaring flames intimidate foes.
Ruby
Sapphire
CYNDAQUIL protects itself by flaring up the flames on its back. The flames are vigorous if the POKéMON is angry. However, if it is tired, the flames splutter fitfully with incomplete combustion.
FireRed It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.
LeafGreen It is timid and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
Emerald It flares flames from its back to protect itself. The fire burns vigorously if the POKéMON is angry. When it is tired, it sputters with incomplete combustion.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.
HeartGold It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
SoulSilver It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.
X It is timid and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
Y It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Cyndaquil protects itself by flaring up the flames on its back. The flames are vigorous if the Pokémon is angry. However, if it is tired, the flames splutter fitfully with incomplete combustion.

Moves learned by Cyndaquil

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
6SmokescreenNormal 100
10EmberFire 40 100
13Quick AttackNormal 40 100
19Flame WheelFire 60 100
22Defense CurlNormal
28Flame ChargeFire 50 100
31SwiftNormal 60
37Lava PlumeFire 80 100
40FlamethrowerFire 90 100
46InfernoFire 100 50
49RolloutRock 30 90
55Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
58Burn UpFire 130 100
64EruptionFire 150 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Fire PledgeFire 80 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Cyndaquil 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
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Iron TailSteel 100 75 Generation 2 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 2 — Breeding
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Cyndaquil sprites

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

Where to find Cyndaquil

Gold
Silver
Crystal
New Bark Town
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Littleroot Town
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
New Bark Town
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
Route 3
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Cyndaquil
Japanese ヒノアラシ (Hinoarashi)
German Feurigel
French Héricendre

Name origin

cinder
ashes
quill
sharp feather/needle