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 1.4 m (4′07″)
Weight 50.2 kg (110.7 lbs)
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)
109 (Sword/Shield)

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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Punches in corkscrew fashion. It can punch its way through a concrete wall like a drill.
Sword Its punches slice the air. They are launched at such high speed, even a slight graze could cause a burn.
Shield Its punches slice the air. However, it seems to need a short break after fighting for three minutes.

Moves learned by Hitmonchan

Moves learnt by level up

Hitmonchan learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bullet PunchSteel 40 100
1Drain PunchFighting 75 100
1Fake OutNormal 40 100
1FeintNormal 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1Helping HandNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100
4Mach PunchFighting 40 100
8Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100
12DetectFighting
16RevengeFighting 60 100
21Quick GuardFighting
24Fire PunchFire 75 100
24Ice PunchIce 75 100
24Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
28AgilityPsychic
32Mega PunchNormal 80 85
36Close CombatFighting 120 100
40CounterFighting 100
44Focus PunchFighting 150 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Hitmonchan learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Drain PunchFighting 75 100

Egg moves

Hitmonchan does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

Hitmonchan is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Hitmonchan is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

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:

Hitmonchan sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Sword Evolve Tyrogue
Shield Dusty Bowl

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