Hitmonchan

Hitmonchan is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Punching Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
While apparently doing nothing, it fires punches in lightning fast volleys that are impossible to see.
Yellow Punches in corkscrew fashion. It can punch its way through a concrete wall in the same way as a drill.
Gold Its punches slice the air. However, it seems to need a short break after fighting for three minutes.
Silver Its punches slice the air. They are launched at such high speed, even a slight graze could cause a burn.
Crystal To increase the strength of all its punch moves, it spins its arms just before making contact.
Ruby
Sapphire
HITMONCHAN is said to possess the spirit of a boxer who had been working towards a world championship. This POKéMON has an indomitable spirit and will never give up in the face of adversity.
FireRed The spirit of a pro boxer has infused this POKéMON. It throws punches that are faster than a bullet train.
LeafGreen While apparently doing nothing, it fires punches in lightning-fast volleys that are impossible to see.
Emerald A HITMONCHAN is said to possess the spirit of a boxer who aimed to become the world champion. Having an indomitable spirit means that it will never give up.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
HeartGold Its punches slice the air. However, it seems to need a short break after fighting for three minutes.
SoulSilver Its punches slice the air. They are launched at such high speed, even a slight graze could cause a burn.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
X The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
Y The spirit of a pro boxer has infused this Pokémon. It throws punches that are faster than a bullet train.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Hitmonchan is said to possess the spirit of a boxer who had been working toward a world championship. This Pokémon has an indomitable spirit and will never give up in the face of adversity.

Evolution chart

Tyrogue
#236
Tyrogue
Fighting
(Level 20,
Attack > Defense)
Hitmonlee
#106
Hitmonlee
Fighting


(Level 20,
Attack < Defense)
Hitmonchan
#107
Hitmonchan
Fighting


(Level 20,
Attack = Defense)
Hitmontop
#237
Hitmontop
Fighting

Name origin

hit
to strike
mon
monster
chan
from Jackie Chan, martial arts actor

Moves learned by Hitmonchan

Hitmonchan sprites

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

See all Hitmonchan sprites

Where to find Hitmonchan

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