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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Chimchar

Chimchar
Chimp Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Chimchar is a Fire Type Chimp Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Chimchar can be found with Blaze as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 309 combined Base Stats.

Chimchar Stats and Abilities

Based on Chimchar Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Chimchar Highest IV Stat is Speed 61 and the Lowest being Defense 44.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP44198292
E
Attack58108236
F
Defense4483205
E
Special Attack58108236
F
Special Defense4483205
E
Speed61114243
F
Total309
Chimchar 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 Speed
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField, Human-Like
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).
Iron Fist
Hidden Ability
Iron Fist increases the power of all punching moves by 20%.

How To Evolve Chimchar in BDSP

Chimchar requires (Level 14) to evolve into Monferno and then (Level 36) to evolve into Infernape.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Chimchar
Level 14
Monferno
Level 36
Infernape

Where To Find Chimchar in BDSP

Chimchar has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 5 Chimchar, within the Lake Verity location using the Gift 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
Chimchar
Lv. 16-63
Typhlo Cavern
National
Chimchar
Lv. 16-63
Sandsear Cave
National
Chimchar
Lv. 16-63
Lake Verity
Interact
Chimchar
Lv. 5

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Chimchar Weakness

Chimchar is a Fire Type pokemon. This will cause Chimchar 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 Chimchar Weak Against?

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

What pokemon is Chimchar Strong Against?

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

Best Moveset for Chimchar Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
47
Flamethrower
Special
135
100 15 May burn opponent.
31
Facade
Physical
70
100 20 Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
17
Flame Wheel
Physical
90
100 25 May burn opponent.
39
Acrobatics
Physical
55
100 15 Stronger when the user does not have a held item.

Best Moveset for Chimchar 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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Chimchar Level Up Moves

List of Moves Chimchar 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
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
6
Ember
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May burn opponent.
9
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
12
Power-Up Punch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Raises Attack.
15
Fury Swipes
Power: 18
Acc: 80
PP: 15
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
17
Flame Wheel
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May burn opponent.
23
Nasty Plot
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
25
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
31
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
33
Fire Spin
Power:
52.5
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Special

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
39
Acrobatics
Power: 55
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Stronger when the user does not have a held item.
41
Slack Off
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User recovers half its max HP.
47
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
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Chimchar TM Moves

List of Moves Chimchar 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.
TM08
Bulk Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
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.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
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.
TM27
Low Sweep
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41
Torment
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Opponent cannot use the same move in a row.
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.
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.
TM61
Will-O-Wisp
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Burns opponent.
TM63
Nasty Plot
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
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.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM86
Grass Knot
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM89
U-turn
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User switches out immediately after attacking.
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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Chimchar Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Chimchar can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Fire Punch
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May burn opponent.
Thunder Punch
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Double Kick
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
Encore
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Status

Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
Heat Wave
Power:
142.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May burn opponent.
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Helping Hand
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
Fake Out
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks first, foe flinches. Only usable on first turn.
Blaze Kick
Power:
127.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

High critical hit ratio. May burn opponent.
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Quick Guard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Protects the user's team from high-priority moves.
Submission
Power: 80
Acc: 80
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Power-Up Punch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Raises Attack.
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