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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Charmeleon

Charmeleon
Flame Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Charmeleon is a Fire Type Flame Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Charmeleon can be found with Blaze as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Special Attack, 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 405 combined Base Stats.

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Charmeleon Stats and Abilities

Based on Charmeleon Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Charmeleon Highest IV Stat is Speed 80 and the Lowest being Defense 58.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP58226320
E
Attack64119249
F
Defense58108236
D
Special Attack80148284
F
Special Defense65121251
D
Speed80148284
D
Total405
Charmeleon Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Special Attack, 1 Speed
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 Charmeleon 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 Charmeleon in BDSP

Charmeleon 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 Charmeleon Weakness

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

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

What pokemon is Charmeleon Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Tyranitar
S
Garchomp

What pokemon is Charmeleon Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Celebi
S
Metagross
S
Heatran
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Best Moves Charmeleon in BDSP

Best Moveset for Charmeleon Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
54
Flare Blitz
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
48
Inferno
Special
150
50 5 Burns opponent.
30
Flamethrower
Special
135
100 15 May burn opponent.
24
Slash
Physical
70
100 20 High critical hit ratio.

Best Moveset for Charmeleon 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.
TM50
Overheat
Special
195
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM38
Fire Blast
Special
165
85 5 May burn opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
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
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Charmeleon Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
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.
37
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
42
Fire Spin
Power:
52.5
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Special

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
48
Inferno
Power:
150
Acc: 50
PP: 5
Special

Burns opponent.
54
Flare Blitz
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
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Charmeleon TM Moves

List of Moves Charmeleon 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.
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.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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: 60
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.
TM50
Overheat
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
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.
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.
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

TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

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

May lower opponent's Defense.
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