Hitmonchan

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

Pokédex data

National № 107
Type Fighting
Species Punching Pokémon
Height 4′07″ (1.4 m)
Weight 110.7 lbs (50.2 kg)
Abilities 1. Keen Eye
2. Iron Fist
Inner Focus (hidden ability)
Local № 107 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
145 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
107 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
147 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
107 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 159
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 105
193 339
Defense 79
146 282
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 110
202 350
Speed 76
141 276
Total 455 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 Hitmonchan.

Evolution chart

(Level 20, Attack > Defense)
(Level 20, Attack < Defense)
(Level 20, Attack = Defense)

Hitmonchan changes

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.

Moves learned by Hitmonchan

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AgilityPsychic
1Close CombatFighting 120 100
1Comet PunchNormal 18 85
1CounterFighting 100
1Focus PunchFighting 150 100
1Mach PunchFighting 40 100
1PursuitDark 40 100
1RevengeFighting 60 100
6AgilityPsychic
11PursuitDark 40 100
16Bullet PunchSteel 40 100
16Mach PunchFighting 40 100
21FeintNormal 30 100
26Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100
31Quick GuardFighting
36Fire PunchFire 75 100
36Ice PunchIce 75 100
36Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
41Sky UppercutFighting 85 90
46Mega PunchNormal 80 85
50DetectFighting
56Focus PunchFighting 150 100
61CounterFighting 100
66Close CombatFighting 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Comet PunchNormal 18 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bullet PunchSteel 40 100
CounterFighting 100
EndureNormal
FeintNormal 30 100
Helping HandNormal
High Jump KickFighting 130 90
Mach PunchFighting 40 100
Mind ReaderNormal
PursuitDark 40 100
Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
Drain PunchFighting 75 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Helping HandNormal
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Laser FocusNormal
Low KickFighting 100
Role PlayPsychic
SnoreNormal 50 100
Throat ChopDark 80 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Hitmonchan. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Fake OutNormal 40 100 Level up
ForesightNormal Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up
UproarNormal 90 100 Move tutor

Moves learnt by TM

Hitmonchan 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
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Hitmonchan 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
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 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
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
Ally SwitchPsychic Generation 6 — Breeding

Moves learnt by level up

Hitmonchan learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Comet PunchNormal 18 85
5LeerNormal 100
10AgilityPsychic
15FeintNormal 30 100
20SwiftNormal 60
25Dizzy PunchNormal 70 100
30Fire PunchFire 75 100
30Ice PunchIce 75 100
30Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
35Focus EnergyNormal
40Mega PunchNormal 80 85
45CounterFighting 100

Moves learnt by TM

Hitmonchan is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3Helping HandNormal
5RestPsychic
7ProtectNormal
8SubstituteNormal
12FacadeNormal 70 100
13Brick BreakFighting 75 100
15Seismic TossFighting 100
22Rock SlideRock 75 90
23Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
27ToxicPoison 90
30Bulk UpFighting
31Fire PunchFire 75 100
35Ice PunchIce 75 100
41EarthquakeGround 100 100

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

Where to find Hitmonchan

Red
Blue
Yellow
Saffron City
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Tyrogue
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Saffron City
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Tyrogue
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
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Saffron City, Victory Road

Other languages

English Hitmonchan
Japanese エビワラー (Ebiwalar)
German Nockchan
French Tygnon

Name origin

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