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Charmander is a very-rare Fire-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves into Charmeleon when fed with 25 candies and its final evolution form is Charizard. Charmander is also the Starter Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Charmander - Lizard Pokémon
The flame that burns at the tip of its tail is an indication of its emotions. The flame wavers when Charmander is enjoying itself. If the Pokémon becomes enraged, the flame burns fiercely.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Fire
10 (10)
Icon Normal
6 (12)

Charged attacks

Icon Fire
70 (27)
Icon Fire
70 (18)
Icon Fire
70 (32)

Evolution family

Charmander is the part of a three-member family.

2. Charmander
#004 Charmander
25 Charmander candy
#005 Charmeleon
100 Charmander candy
#006 Charizard



  • Charmander was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Charmander is 712, however it can reach 771, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to July 7th, 2017, Charmander used to be a possible hatchling from 2-km Eggs.
    • Since December 21st, 2017, Charmander can be hatched from 5-km Eggs with a 475 of maximal CP.
  • Charmander's spawn rate and chance to be found in the wild were significantly higher during the Solstice Week event in June, 2017.
  • Charmander is one of the four Starter Pokémon, the others being Bulbasaur, Squirtle, and Pikachu.
  • Its most optimal moveset in combat is Ember and Flamethrower.
  • Charmander was featured during the May Community Day.

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