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 1′04″ (0.4 m)
Weight 5.5 lbs (2.5 kg)
Abilities 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 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
5EmberFire 40 100
10Sand AttackGround 100
14PeckFlying 35 100
19Fire SpinFire 35 85
23Quick AttackNormal 40 100
28Flame BurstFire 70 100
32Focus EnergyNormal
37SlashNormal 70 100
41Mirror MoveFlying
46FlamethrowerFire 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.
AgilityPsychic
Baton PassNormal
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
CurseGhost
EndureNormal
Feather DanceFlying 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Flame BurstFire 70 100
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Low KickFighting 100
Night SlashDark 70 100
ReversalFighting 100
Smelling SaltsNormal 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.
BounceFlying 85 85
DefogFlying
Fire PledgeFire 80 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Helping HandNormal
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Low KickFighting 100
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
5EmberFire 40 100
10Sand AttackGround 100
14PeckFlying 35 100
19Fire SpinFire 35 85
23Quick AttackNormal 40 100
28Flame BurstFire 70 100
32Focus EnergyNormal
37SlashNormal 70 100
41Mirror MoveFlying
46FlamethrowerFire 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Baton PassNormal
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
CurseGhost
EndureNormal
Feather DanceFlying 100
FeintNormal 30 100
Flame BurstFire 70 100
Last ResortNormal 140 100
Low KickFighting 100
Night SlashDark 70 100
ReversalFighting 100
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fire PledgeFire 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Torchic sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

Other languages

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

Name origin

torch
a piece of wood alight
chick
baby bird/chicken