Guides

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Charizard

Charizard
Flame Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Charizard is a Fire and Flying Type Flame Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Charizard can be found with Blaze as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 3 Special Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Mild Nature, based on 534 combined Base Stats.

National Dex Pokemon

Charizard Stats and Abilities

Based on Charizard Base IVs we consider this pokemon A-Tier choice. Charizard Highest IV Stat is Special Attack 109 and the Lowest being Defense 78.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP78266360
D
Attack84155293
E
Defense78144280
B
Special Attack109200348
E
Special Defense85157295
C
Speed100184328
A
Total534
Charizard Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield3 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsDragon, Monster
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Blaze
Ability 1
Blaze increases the power of Fire-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Solar Power
Hidden Ability
During harsh sunlight, Solar Power raises the ability-bearer's Special Attack by 50%, but it also loses 1/8 of its maximum HP after each turn.

How To Evolve Charizard in BDSP

Charmander requires (Level 16) to evolve into Charmeleon and then (Level 36) to evolve into Charizard.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Charmander
Level 16
Charmeleon
Level 36
Charizard

Where To Find Charizard in BDSP

Charizard has 3 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Charmander, within the Sandsear Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Volcanic Cave
National
Charmander
Lv. 16-63
Typhlo Cavern
National
Charmander
Lv. 16-63
Sandsear Cave
National
Charmander
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Charizard Weakness

Charizard is a Fire and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause Charizard to take More Damage from Water, Electric, Rock Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Fairy, Fighting, Ground, Bug, Grass Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Rock
2.0x
More Damage
Water
Electric
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Fairy
Fighting
0.25x
Less Damage
Bug
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Charizard Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Tyranitar
S
Manaphy
S
Zapdos

What pokemon is Charizard Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Metagross
advertisement

Best Moves Charizard in BDSP

Best Moveset for Charizard Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
62
Flare Blitz
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
54
Inferno
Special
150
50 5 Burns opponent.
1
Heat Wave
Special
142.5
90 10 May burn opponent.
30
Flamethrower
Special
135
100 15 May burn opponent.

Best Moveset for Charizard TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
150
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM50
Overheat
Special
195
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
.

Charizard Level Up Moves

List of Moves Charizard can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Air Slash
Power:
112.5
Acc: 95
PP: 20
Special

May cause flinching.
1
Dragon Claw
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
1
Heat Wave
Power:
142.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May burn opponent.
1
Scratch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

1
Growl
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Status

Lowers opponent's Attack.
1
Ember
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May burn opponent.
1
Smokescreen
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
12
Dragon Breath
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May paralyze opponent.
19
Fire Fang
Power:
97.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
24
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
30
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
39
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
46
Fire Spin
Power:
52.5
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Special

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
54
Inferno
Power:
150
Acc: 50
PP: 5
Special

Burns opponent.
62
Flare Blitz
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
advertisement

Charizard TM Moves

List of Moves Charizard can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power: 150
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM02
Dragon Claw
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power:
165
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power:
90
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM47
Steel Wing
Power: 70
Acc: 90
PP: 25
Physical

May raise user's Defense.
TM50
Overheat
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM51
Roost
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power: 120
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM54
False Swipe
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM59
Dragon Pulse
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user’s gaping mouth. This attack never misses.
TM61
Will-O-Wisp
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Burns opponent.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM94
Fly
Power:
135
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Flies up on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
advertisement

Charizard Tutor Moves

List of Tutor Moves Charizard can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Blast Burn
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
advertisement
Charmander
Charmeleon
Vulpix
Ninetales
Growlithe
Arcanine
Ponyta
Rapidash
Magmar
Flareon
Moltres
Cyndaquil
Quilava
Typhlosion
Slugma
Magcargo
Magby
Entei
Ho-oh
Torchic
Combusken
Blaziken
Numel
Camerupt
Torkoal
Chimchar
Monferno
Infernape
Magmortar
Heatran
Butterfree
Pidgey
Pidgeotto
Pidgeot
Spearow
Fearow
Zubat
Golbat
Farfetchd
Doduo
Dodrio
Scyther
Gyarados
Aerodactyl
Articuno
Zapdos
Moltres
Dragonite
Hoothoot
Noctowl
Ledyba
Ledian
Crobat
Togetic
Natu
Xatu
Hoppip
Skiploom
Jumpluff
Yanma
Murkrow
Gligar
Delibird
Mantine
Skarmory
Lugia
Ho-oh
Beautifly
Taillow
Swellow
Wingull
Pelipper
Masquerain
Ninjask
Swablu
Altaria
Tropius
Salamence
Rayquaza
Starly
Staravia
Staraptor
Mothim
Combee
Vespiquen
Drifloon
Drifblim
Honchkrow
Chatot
Mantyke
Togekiss
Yanmega
Gliscor
Shaymin Sky
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement