Torchic

Torchic is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Chick Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 255
Type Fire
Species Chick Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Blaze
Speed Boost (hidden ability)
Local № 004 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
004 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (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 45
200 294
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 45
85 207
Total 310 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 Torchic.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Torchic changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby TORCHIC sticks with its TRAINER, following behind with unsteady steps. This POKéMON breathes fire of over 1,800 degrees F, including fireballs that leave the foe scorched black.
Sapphire TORCHIC has a place inside its body where it keeps its flame. Give it a hug - it will be glowing with warmth. This POKéMON is covered all over by a fluffy coat of down.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It has a flame sac inside its belly that perpetually burns. It feels warm if it is hugged.
Emerald If attacked, it strikes back by spitting balls of fire it forms in its stomach. A TORCHIC dislikes darkness because it can’t see its surroundings.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Inside its body is a place where it keeps a small flame. Hug it! It will be as warm as a hot-water bottle.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.
X It has a flame sac inside its belly that perpetually burns. It feels warm if it is hugged.
Y A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.
Omega Ruby Torchic sticks with its Trainer, following behind with unsteady steps. This Pokémon breathes fire of over 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit, including fireballs that leave the foe scorched black.
Alpha Sapphire Torchic has a place inside its body where it keeps its flame. Give it a hug—it will be glowing with warmth. This Pokémon is covered all over by a fluffy coat of down.

Moves learned by Torchic

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
3EmberFireSpecial 40 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
9Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
12DetectFightingStatus
15Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
18Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
21SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
24BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
27Focus EnergyNormalStatus
30FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
33Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
36ReversalFightingPhysical 100
39Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Torchic learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Torchic egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
CurseGhostStatus
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
5EmberFireSpecial 40 100
10Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
14PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
19Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
23Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
28Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
32Focus EnergyNormalStatus
37SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
41Mirror MoveFlyingStatus
46FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
CurseGhostStatus
EndureNormalStatus
Feather DanceFlyingStatus 100
FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
DefogFlyingStatus
Fire PledgeFireSpecial 80 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Helping HandNormalStatus
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Torchic 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
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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Torchic sprites

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

Where to find Torchic

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 101
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 101
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Silph Co.
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
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Combusken/Blaziken
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Torchic
Japanese アチャモ (Achamo)
German Flemmli
French Poussifeu

Name origin

torch
a piece of wood alight
chick
baby bird/chicken