Pokemon
Regular
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Chimchar
Fire Type
Chimp Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #061

Pokemon Legends Arceus Chimchar is a Fire Type Chimp Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 1 Speed EV Yield. Chimchar can be found with Blaze as an Ability; we recommend the Hasty Nature, based on 309 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Chimchar Guide using the links below.

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).

Chimchar Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
44
E
Attack
58
F
Defense
44
E
Special Attack
58
F
Special Defense
44
E
Speed
61
F
Total
309
Chimchar Details
Chimchar Detail
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Human-Like
Chimchar Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Blaze
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).
Hidden Ability
Iron Fist
Iron Fist increases the power of all punching moves by 20%.

How To Evolve Chimchar in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Chimchar Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Chimchar
Fire Type
Level 14
Monferno
Fire TypeFighting Type
Level 36
Infernape
Fire TypeFighting Type
Chimchar Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Chimchar
309
44
58
58
44
44
61
Stat Change
+96
+20
+20
+20
+8
+8
+20
Monferno
405
64
78
78
52
52
81
Stat Change
+129
+12
+26
+26
+19
+19
+27
Infernape
534
76
104
104
71
71
108

Where To Find Chimchar Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

List of Locations where you can find and catch Chimchar in PLA.

Chimchar has 1 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 15 - 17 Monferno, within the Ramanas Island location via Mass Outbreaks.

Obsidian Fieldlands Chimchar Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Chimchar
Fire Type
Lv. 10 - 13
Obsidian Fieldlands
Ramanas Island
On Land
Very Common
Chimchar
Fire Type
Lv. 10 - 17
Obsidian Fieldlands
Deertrack Heights
On Land
Very Rare
Monferno
Fire TypeFighting Type
Lv. 10 - 17
Obsidian Fieldlands
Deertrack Heights
On Land
Very Rare
Monferno
Fire TypeFighting Type
Lv. 10 - 35
Obsidian Fieldlands
Ramanas Island
On Land
Very Rare
Chimchar
Fire Type
Lv. 11 - 13
Obsidian Fieldlands
Ramanas Island
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common
Monferno
Fire TypeFighting Type
Lv. 15 - 17
Obsidian Fieldlands
Ramanas Island
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Chimchar is a fire type Pokemon, a quick and easy way to get a Chimchar is during the Request, Request #20 – The Mysterious Will-o-the-Wisp. To activate this Request, speak with Paira in town. From there, follow the objectives until you encounter Chimchar. However, later on in the game when you have the ability to travel across water, going to Ramanas Island, South of Obsidian Fielslands, wandering the coast of the island will be multiple Chimchars that can be captured.

Pokemon LA 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.

Chimchar Type Weakness
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?

Chimchar Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Landorus Therian
Ground Type
Flying Type
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Manaphy
Water Type

What pokemon is Chimchar Strong Against?

Chimchar Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Shaymin Sky
Grass Type
Flying Type
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type

How To Complete Chimchar Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught124610
Number you've caught without being spotted12345
Times you have seen it use Ember1361225
Times you've given it food12345
Number you've evolved1

Best Chimchar Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Chimchar Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Chimchar Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
34
Flamethrower
Special
135
100 15 May burn opponent.
18
Flame Wheel
Physical
90
100 25 May burn opponent.
11
Swift
Special
60
20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
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 Bold
Red Text
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Chimchar Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Chimchar can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Level Requirements within (#) are the Level you (Master) the move at; this allows you to use the move in Agile and Strong Stance.

Chimchar Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
Tackle
Normal Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
6
(15)
Ember
Fire Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May burn opponent.
11
(20)
Swift
Normal Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
18
(28)
Flame Wheel
Fire Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May burn opponent.
25
(35)
Nasty Plot
Dark Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
34
(45)
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
43
(54)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Chimchar Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Chimchar can learn from the Move Shop.

Chimchar Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Aerial Ace
Flying Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
Swift
Normal Type
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
Focus Energy
Normal Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
Bulk Up
Fighting Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Fire Punch
Fire Type
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

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

May paralyze opponent.
Shadow Claw
Ghost Type
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Flamethrower
Fire Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
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Pokemon similar to Chimchar based on Fire Type
Similar Fire Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Heatran-Pokemon-Image
Heatran
FIRE-Type STEEL-Type 600 91 90 130 106 106 77
S
Hisuian Arcanine-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Arcanine
FIRE-Type ROCK-Type 555 95 115 95 80 80 90
A
Magmortar-Pokemon-Image
Magmortar
FIRE-Type 540 75 95 125 67 95 83
A
Infernape-Pokemon-Image
Infernape
FIRE-Type FIGHTING-Type 534 76 104 104 71 71 108
A
Hisuian Typhlosion-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Typhlosion
FIRE-Type GHOST-Type 534 73 84 119 78 85 95
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