Medicham

Medicham is a Fighting/Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Meditate Pokémon.

Medicham has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 308
Type Fighting Psychic
Species Meditate Pokémon
Height 1.3 m (4′03″)
Weight 31.5 kg (69.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pure Power
Telepathy (hidden ability)
Local № 077 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
087 (Diamond/Pearl)
087 (Platinum)
144 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
079 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 144
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 75
139 273
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 80
148 284
Total 410 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 Medicham.

Pokédex data

National № 308
Type Fighting Psychic
Species Meditate Pokémon
Height 1.3 m (4′03″)
Weight 31.5 kg (69.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pure Power
Local № 077 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
087 (Diamond/Pearl)
087 (Platinum)
144 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
079 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 179
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Human-Like
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 85
157 295
Sp. Atk 80
148 284
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 100
184 328
Total 510 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 Medicham.

Evolution chart

(Level 37)

Medicham changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby It is said that through meditation, MEDICHAM heightens energy inside its body and sharpens its sixth sense. This POKéMON hides its presence by merging itself with fields and mountains.
Sapphire Through the power of meditation, MEDICHAM developed its sixth sense. It gained the ability to use psychokinetic powers. This POKéMON is known to meditate for a whole month without eating.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It elegantly avoids attacks with dance-like steps, then launches a devastating blow in the same motion.
Emerald Through crushingly harsh yoga training, it gained the power to foretell its foe’s actions. It battles with elegant, dance-like movement.
Diamond Through yoga training, it has honed its sixth sense. Its movements are elegant.
Pearl Through daily meditation, it hones its spiritual power. It can sense what others are thinking.
Platinum It gains the ability to see the aura of its opponents by honing its mind through starvation.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Through yoga training, it gained the psychic power to predict its foe’s next move.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It gains the ability to see the aura of its opponents by honing its mind through starvation.
X It elegantly avoids attacks with dance-like steps, then launches a devastating blow in the same motion.
Y Through yoga training, it gained the psychic power to predict its foe’s next move.
Omega Ruby It is said that through meditation, Medicham heightens energy inside its body and sharpens its sixth sense. This Pokémon hides its presence by merging itself with fields and mountains.
Alpha Sapphire Through the power of meditation, Medicham developed its sixth sense. It gained the ability to use psychokinetic powers. This Pokémon is known to meditate for a whole month without eating.

Moves learned by Medicham

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormalPhysical
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1DetectFightingStatus
1Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
1Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
1MeditatePsychicStatus
1Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
1Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
4MeditatePsychicStatus
7ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
9DetectFightingStatus
12EndureNormalStatus
15FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
17Force PalmFightingPhysical 60 100
20Hidden PowerNormalSpecial 60 100
23Calm MindPsychicStatus
25Mind ReaderNormalStatus
28High Jump KickFightingPhysical 130 90
31Psych UpNormalStatus
33AcupressureNormalStatus
36Power TrickPsychicStatus
42ReversalFightingPhysical 100
47RecoverNormalStatus
53CounterFightingPhysical 100

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Medicham 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormalPhysical
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
1DetectFightingStatus
1Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
1Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
1MeditatePsychicStatus
1Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
1Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
4MeditatePsychicStatus
7ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
9DetectFightingStatus
12EndureNormalStatus
15FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
17Force PalmFightingPhysical 60 100
20Hidden PowerNormalSpecial 60 100
23Calm MindPsychicStatus
25Mind ReaderNormalStatus
28High Jump KickFightingPhysical 130 90
31Psych UpNormalStatus
33AcupressureNormalStatus
36Power TrickPsychicStatus
42ReversalFightingPhysical 100
47RecoverNormalStatus
53CounterFightingPhysical 100

Egg moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Medicham can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Medicham sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Medicham  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Medicham  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Medicham  sprite from Black & White Medicham  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Medicham Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Medicham Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Medicham Shiny sprite from Black & White Medicham Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Medicham

Ruby
Sapphire
Victory Road
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Route 217, Acuity Lakefront, Mt. Coronet, Victory Road
Platinum Mt. Coronet
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Meditite
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Meditite
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Victory Road
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Medicham
Japanese チャーレム (Charem)
German Meditalis
French Charmina

Name origin

meditate
to engage in thought or contemplation
champion
winner over all others