Charmander Stats

Charmander highest IV stat is Speed (65) and the lowest being Def (43).

Rank Value Stat
F
39
HP
E
52
Atk
F
43
Def
D
60
Sp.Atk
F
50
Sp.Def
E
65
Speed
F
309
Total

Charmander Guide

Charmander has a 1 Speed EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Charmander is a Hasty nature due to the highest IV stat being Speed.

Charmander Detail
Best Nature
Hasty
+10% Speed
-10% Defense
Weak To
2x
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield1 Speed

How To Evolve Charmander in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Charmander Regular Evolution requires Level 16 to evolve into Charmeleon and Level 36 to evolve into Charizard.

    Charmander Regular Evolution
  1. Charmander
  2. Evolves at level 16
  3. Charmeleon
  4. Evolves at level 36
  5. Charizard

Charmander Regular Evolution's most significant stat increase will be its SpAtk stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Charmander
309
39
52
43
60
50
65
Stat Increase
+96
+19
+12
+15
+20
+15
+15
Charmeleon
405
58
64
58
80
65
80
Stat Increase
+129
+20
+20
+20
+29
+20
+20
Charizard
534
78
84
78
109
85
100
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Where To Find Charmander Locations in Pokemon SV

Charmander Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns

Pokemon SV Charmander Weakness

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

Charmander Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Ground
2x
Rock
2x
Water
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Bug
1/2
Steel
1/2
Fire
1/2
Grass
1/2
Ice
1/2
Fairy
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

What pokemon is Charmander Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
A
+200%

What pokemon is Charmander Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Charmander in Scarlet and Violet

Charmander Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Flamethrower and TM Moves like Fire Blast, and Fire Pledge.

Unlock Move Description
Overheat
Fire
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
130
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with all its might. The recoil from this move harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Flare Blitz
Fire
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges the target to inflict damage. This also damages the user quite a lot and may leave the target with a burn.
Fire Blast
Fire
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
85
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with an intense blast of all- consuming fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv. 36
Inferno
Fire
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
100
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by engulfing the target in an intense fire. This leaves the target with a burn.
Fire Pledge
Fire
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
A column of fire hits the target. When used with its grass counterpart, this move's power is boosted and a vast sea of fire appears.

List of Charmander Moves in

Charmander can learn 12 Moves from Leveling Up and 40 TM Moves. Moves like Fire Spin which, Charmander will learn by reaching level 32. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Fire Blast, Fire Pledge and Fire Punch.

Charmander Level Up Moves

List of the 12 Moves Charmander can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Growl
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
40
Status
Effect:
The user growls in an endearing way, making opposing Pokemon less wary. This lowers their Attack stats.
Lv.1
Scratch
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
Hard, pointed, sharp claws rake the target to inflict damage.
Lv.4
Ember
Fire
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with small flames. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv.8
Smokescreen
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user releases an obscuring cloud of smoke or ink. This lowers the target's accuracy.
Lv.12
Dragon Breath
Dragon
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Special
Effect:
The user exhales a mighty gust that inflicts damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Lv.17
Fire Fang
Fire
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
65
Acc:
95
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user bites with flame-cloaked fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with a burn.
Lv.20
Slash
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The target is attacked with a slash of claws, scythes, or the like. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Lv.24
Flamethrower
Fire
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv.28
Scary Face
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
Lv.32
Fire Spin
Fire
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
35
Acc:
85
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user traps the target inside a fierce vortex of fire that inflicts damage for four to five turns.
Lv.36
Inferno
Fire
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
100
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by engulfing the target in an intense fire. This leaves the target with a burn.
Lv.40
Flare Blitz
Fire
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges the target to inflict damage. This also damages the user quite a lot and may leave the target with a burn.