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Pokemon Sword and Shield Chinchou

Pokemon Sword and Shield Chinchou is a Water and Electric Type Angler Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Ground type moves. You can find and catch Chinchou in East Lake Axewell with a 70% chance to appear during Thunderstorm weather. The Max IV Stats of Chinchou are 75 HP, 38 Attack, 56 SP Attack, 38 Defense, 56 SP Defense, and 67 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Chinchou
Chinchou Galar Pokedex ID: 220

List of Chinchou Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 330
HP 75
Attack 38
Defense 38
Special Attack 56
Special Defense 56
Speed 67

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Chinchou to have is Timid, this will increase it's Speed and decrease it's Attack stats.

Chinchou Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Volt AbsorbNormal
Water AbsorbHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

Its antennae, which evolved from a fin, have both positive and negative charges flowing through them.

Shield Pokedex Entry

On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Chinchou Evolutions

How do i evolve Chinchou in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Chinchou evolves into Lanturn when you reach Level 27.

Level 27
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Chinchou Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Chinchou?

A popular spawn location you can find Chinchou is in the East Lake Axewell area with a 70% chance to spawn during Thunderstorm weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
East Lake Axewell
70%40 - 43
West Lake Axewell
60%38 - 40
Workout Sea
10%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
10%40 - 45
Insular Sea
10%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
10%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
10%40 - 45
Workout Sea
1%40 - 45
Stepping-Stone Sea
1%40 - 45
Insular Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Sea
1%40 - 45
Honeycalm Island
1%40 - 45

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Giant's Mirror
10%26 - 28
20%20 - 24
Bridge Field
25%26 - 28
Dusty Bowl
35%40 - 45
Lake of Outrage
35%50 - 52

Pokemon Sword and Shield Chinchou Raids

Where do i find Chinchou Raids?

You can find Chinchou raids in the following locations: East Lake Axewell, Giant's Cap, Giant's Mirror, Lake of Outrage, Motostoke Riverbank, North Lake Miloch, South Lake Miloch, West Lake Axewell.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Chinchou Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Chinchou Weakness

Chinchou is a Water and Electric Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Grass, Ground Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Fire, Water, Ice, Flying, Steel type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Chinchou Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Chinchou Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Chinchou Moves List

What moves can Chinchou learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Chinchou can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Water and Electric type +50% STAB damage.

Chinchou Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Water Gun
01[] Supersonic
04[] Electro Ball
08[] Thunder Wave
12[] Bubble Beam
16[] Confuse Ray
20[] Spark
24[] Charge
28[] Discharge
32[] Aqua Ring
36[] Flail
40[] Take Down
44[] Hydro Pump

TM Moves Chinchou can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM35HailStatus10Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM45DivePhysical12010010Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM52BouncePhysical85855Springs up on first turn, attacks on second. May paralyze opponent.
TM55BrineSpecial97.510010Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM80Volt SwitchSpecial10510020User must switch out after attacking.

Chinchou TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial165805
TR04SurfSpecial13510015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial13510015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1657010May paralyze opponent.
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
TR16WaterfallPhysical12010015May cause flinching.
TR17AmnesiaStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR80Electro BallSpecial10010The faster the user, the stronger the attack.
TR84ScaldSpecial12010015May burn opponent.
TR86Wild ChargePhysical13510015User receives recoil damage.
TR92Dazzling GleamSpecial8010010Hits all adjacent opponents.

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