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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 2
Species Angler Pokémon
Type Water Electric
Height 0.5m
Weight 12kg
Catch Rate 190
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 燈籠魚
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 灯笼鱼
English Chinchou
French Loupio
German Lampi
Italian Chinchou
Japanese チョンチー
Japanese (Romanized) Chonchie
Japanese (Trademark) Chonchie
Korean 초라기
Spanish Chinchou

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #170
Johto (G/S) #174
Johto (HG/SS) #176
Hoenn #181
Kalos (Coastal) #147
Hoenn (ORAS) #190
Alola #201
Galar #220

Abilities

  • Volt Absorb: Restores HP if hit by an Electric-type move instead of taking damage.
  • Illuminate: Raises the likelihood of meeting wild Pokémon by illuminating the surroundings.
  • Water Absorb: Restores HP if hit by a Water-type move instead of taking damage. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 27
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Fire 0.5x
Flying 0.5x
Grass 2x
Ground 2x
Ice 0.5x
Steel 0.25x
Water 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water Electric 75
38
38
56
56
67
330
7 Water Electric 75
38
38
56
56
67
330
6 Water Electric 75
38
38
56
56
67
330

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 It shoots postive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
United States Pokémon Gold It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
United States Pokémon Silver On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
United States Pokémon Ruby Chinchou lets loose positive and negative electrical charges from its two antennas to make its prey faint. This Pokemon flashes its electric lights to exchange signals with others.
United States Pokémon Sapphire CHINCHOU's two antennas are filled with cells that generate strong electricity. This POKeMON's cells create so much electrical power, it even makes itself tingle slightly.
United States Pokémon Emerald When it senses danger, it discharges positive and negative electricity from its two antennae. It lives in depths beyond sunlight's reach.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
United States Pokémon FireRed On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
United States Pokémon Diamond It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
United States Pokémon Pearl It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
United States Pokémon Platinum It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
United States Pokémon HeartGold It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
Japan Pokémon White プラスと マイナスの でんきを しょくしゅの さきから ながす。 てきを かんでんさせてしまうのだ。
Japan Pokémon Black プラスと マイナスの でんきを しょくしゅの さきから ながす。 てきを かんでんさせてしまうのだ。
United States Pokémon Black It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
United States Pokémon White It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
United States Pokémon Black 2 It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 プラスと マイナスの でんきを しょくしゅの さきから ながす。 てきを かんでんさせてしまうのだ。
United States Pokémon White 2 It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Japan Pokémon White 2 プラスと マイナスの でんきを しょくしゅの さきから ながす。 てきを かんでんさせてしまうのだ。
Italy Pokémon X Negli oscuri fondali oceanici il suo unico mezzo di comunicazione sono le luci sempre lampeggianti.
South Korea Pokémon Y 2개의 촉수 끝에서 플러스와 마이너스의 전기를 흘려보내 상대를 마비시킨다.
Italy Pokémon Y Spara elettricità positiva e negativa tra le punte delle due antenne per colpire i nemici.
Spain Pokémon Y Descarga electricidad positiva y negativa entre las puntas de sus dos antenas y electrocuta al enemigo.
France Pokémon Y Il émet avec ses antennes des impulsions positives et négatives qui peuvent électrocuter ses ennemis.
Germany Pokémon Y Es verschießt negative und positive Elektronen zwischen seinen Antennen, um seine Feinde zu erlegen.
Japan Pokémon Y 2つの しょくしゅの さきから プラスと マイナスの でんきを ながして あいてを しびれさせる。
South Korea Pokémon X 어두운 해저에서는 항상 깜빡거리고 있는 촉수의 빛만이 통신수단이다.
Spain Pokémon X En el oscuro fondo del océano, su único modo de comunicarse es emitiendo luces parpadeantes.
France Pokémon X Au plus profond de l’océan, son seul moyen de communication est sa lumière qui clignote constamment.
Germany Pokémon X Am Meeresgrund kann es sich nur durch ständiges Flackern seiner Lichter der Umgebung kundtun.
Japan Pokémon X くらい かいていでは いつも てんめつ している しょくしゅの あかり だけが つうしんしゅだん。
United States Pokémon X On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
United States Pokémon Y It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Le due antenne di Chinchou contengono cellule che generano un’elettricità incredibile, tanto forte da farlo vibrare tutto.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 2개의 촉수로 플러스와 마이너스 전기를 흘려 먹이를 기절시킨다. 전기의 빛은 동료와의 신호다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Chinchou libera una carica elettrica positiva e negativa dalle due antenne per intontire la preda. Il Pokémon usa le sue luci elettriche per scambiare segnali coi suoi simili.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Chinchou libera cargas eléctricas positivas y negativas a través de las dos antenas que tiene para que su rival pierda el conocimiento. Asimismo, usa los destellos de electricidad para comunicarse con otros.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Loupio relâche des charges électriques positives et négatives de ses deux antennes pour mettre sa proie K.O. Ce Pokémon illumine ses ampoules électriques pour communiquer avec ses congénères.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Lampi gibt positive und negative elektrische Ladungen durch seine Antennen ab, um seine Beute zu lähmen. Dieses Pokémon lässt seine Lichter aufflackern und tauscht Signale mit seinen Artgenossen aus.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 2ほんの しょくしゅから プラスと マイナスの でんきを ながして えものを きぜつ させる。 でんきの あかりは なかまとの サインだ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Chinchou lets loose positive and negative electrical charges from its two antennas to make its prey faint. This Pokémon flashes its electric lights to exchange signals with others.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 강한 전기를 발생시키는 세포가 2개의 촉수 안에 채워져 있다. 자신도 조금은 찌릿하고 마비된다고 한다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Las dos antenas de Chinchou están llenas de células que generan potente electricidad. Crean tal cantidad que hasta el propio Pokémon siente cierto hormigueo.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Les deux antennes de Loupio sont chargées de cellules qui génèrent un courant de forte intensité. Ces cellules libèrent tellement d’électricité qu’elles vibrent légèrement.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Lampis zwei Antennen sind mit Zellen gefüllt, die Elektrizität erzeugen. Die elektrische Ladung ist so stark, dass es sogar ein leichtes Kribbeln verspürt.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby つよい でんきを はっせいさせる さいぼうが 2ほんの しょくしゅの なかに つまっている。 じぶんも ちょっと ピリピリ しびれるらしい。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Chinchou’s two antennas are filled with cells that generate strong electricity. This Pokémon’s cells create so much electrical power, it even makes itself tingle slightly.
United States Pokémon Sun Its two antennae were originally fins. It discharges electricity to stun its prey before attacking.
United States Pokémon Moon It lives in the depths beyond the reach of sunlight. It flashes lights on its antennae to communicate with others of its kind.
United States Pokémon Sword Its antennae, which evolved from a fin, have both positive and negative charges flowing through them.
United States Pokémon Shield On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Dayton's Chinchou (Bright)
  • Japan ダイキのチョンチー (ブライト)
  • Japan Daiki no Chonchie (Bright)
  • Japan Daiki's Chonchie (Bright)
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Trinity's Chinchou
  • Japan タカミのチョンチー
  • Japan Takami no Chonchie
  • Japan Takami's Chonchie
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Chinchou
  • Japan ゴウのチョンチー
  • Japan Go no Chonchie
  • Japan Go's Chonchie

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
GS 96 たびだてうみへ!チョンチーぎょうれつ!!/Takin' It on the Chinchou!/Set off towards the Ocean! A Parade of Chonchie!!
GS 98 Mantine Overboard!/Mantain and the Sunken Ship!! The Mystery of the Secret Pokémon!/マンタインとちんぼつせん!!なぞのポケモンのひみつ!
GS 101 サトシVSカスミ!うずまきカップさいごのたたかい!!/The Perfect Match/Satoshi VS Kasumi! The Final Battle of the Whirlpool Cup!!
GS 110 エーフィとサクラ!エンジュシティふたたび!!/Espeon Not Included!/Eifie and Sakura! Enju City Again!!
GS 126 サンダーとクリスタル!みずうみのひみつ!/Thunder and Crystal! The Lake's Secret!/As Clear As Crystal
GS 128 Yadon's Enlightenment! Satoshi's Enlightenment!/ヤドンのさとり!サトシのさとり!/Enlighten Up!
AG 94 ジーランスと深海の秘宝!/Glanth and the Deep Sea Treasure!/The Relicanth Really Can!
AG 111 Rune Gym! Water Artist Adan! (Part 1)/ルネジム!水のアーティスト・アダン!(前編)/The Great Eight Fate!
AG 161 ゴンベのデビュー戦!ハーリーと真剣勝負!!/Harley Rides Again/Gonbe's Debut Battle! Harley and Bout with Real Swords!!
DP 38 爆誕!サイクリングロード!!/Explosive Birth! Cycling Road!!/One Big Happiny Family!
Movie 5 Pokémon Heroes水の都の護神 ラティアスとラティオスThe Guardian Gods of the Water Capital Latias and Latios
Movie 7 Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys裂空の訪問者 デオキシスThe Sky-Rending Visitor Deoxys
Movie 11 Giratina and the Sky Warrior/ギラティナと氷空の花束 シェイミ/Giratina and the Sky's Bouquet: Shaymin
Short 3 Pikachu and PichuピチューとピカチュウPichu and Pikachu
Short 4 Pikachu's PikaBooピカチュウのドキドキかくれんぼPikachu's Exciting Hide-and-Seek
DP 89 研究発表「湖の伝説」/Research Presentation 'Legend of the Lake'!/Up Close and Personable
DP 90 It's Ghost Time After School/放課後はゴーストタイム/Ghoul Daze
SP 10 The Legend of Thunder!/ポケットモンスタークリスタル・ライコウ 雷の伝説/Pocket Monsters Crystal: Raikou - Legend of Thunder
Movie 15 Kyurem vs. The Sword of Justice キュレムVS聖剣士ケルディオ Kyurem VS the Sacred Swordsman Keldeo
XY 1 Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!カロス地方にやってきた! 夢と冒険のはじまり!!We've Come to the Kalos Region! The Beginning of the Dream and the Adventure!!
XY 24 An Undersea Place to Call Home!海底の城! クズモーとドラミドロ!!The Castle on the Seabed! Kuzumo and Dramidoro!!
Gen 8 The Cavern
SM 1 Alola to New Adventure!アローラ!はじめての島、はじめてのポケモンたち!!Alola! New Islands, New Pokémon!!
SM 5 アシマリ、がんバルーン!Ashimari, Do Your Balloonest!
SM 12 課外授業はヒドイデ!?The Extracurricular Lesson is on Hidoide?!
SM 40 アシマリ、オシャマリ、いかりのダダリン!Ashimari, Osyamari and the An-chor-gry Dadarin!
SM 67 Love at First Twirl!ピカピカだいすき!くるくるベベノム!!Pika Pika Sparkling Love! Bevenom Spins Round and Round!!
SM 90 未来へつなげ!かがやきさまの伝説!!Connect to the Future! The Legend of the Radiant One!!
SM 126 ピカチュウのドキドキ探検隊!Pikachu's Exciting Expedition!
SM 145 太陽と月と、みんなの夢!The Sun, the Moon and Everyone's Dreams!
SM 146 ありがとうアローラ!それぞれの旅立ち!!Thank You, Alola! Respective Departures!!
PM2019 8 負けるなポッチャマ!シンオウ地方の流氷レース!!Don't Give In, Pochama! An Ice Floe Race in the Sinnoh Region!!
TW 4 Early-Evening Waves夕波Evening Wave
PM2019 39 サトシ対サイトウ!攻略たこがため!!Satoshi VS Saito! Overcome Octolock!!
PM2019 50 A Pinch of This, a Pinch of That!ガラルの化石!がっちゃんこ!!Galar Fossils! Stick 'em Together!!
PM2019 54 メッソン·イン·ポッシブル!Messon In Possible!
PM2019 62 じめじめジメレオンWoebegone Jimereon
PM2019 63 挑戦!ポケモンマリンアスレチック!! Challenge! The Pokémon Water Obstacle Course!!
PM2019 67 Sleuths for Truth!/容疑者ピカチュウ?!/Pikachu the Suspect?!
EVO 7 The Show/ザ・ショウ/The Show
PM2019 88 Looking Out for Number Two!/トライアルミッション!深海潜水調査団!!/Trial Mission! The Deep Sea Diver Research Team!!
PM2019 94 ヘラクロスロス、恋するカイロス/The Heracros Loss and the Kailios in Love
PM2019 107 助けて、ワンパチのアニキ!/Help Us, Big Bro Wanpachi!

TCG Cards

#55: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#42: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#70: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#71: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#49: Team Aqua's Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#56: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#57: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#52: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#50: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#49: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#87: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
+10
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#88: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
+10
Retreat Cost
Energy
#48: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#16: チョンチー
Rarity
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#55: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
60
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#17: チョンチー
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#35: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#57: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#49: Chinchou
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Supersonic Type Icon Status 20 55 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 5 5 5 5
Bubble
Type Icon Special 30 40 100 1 1 1 12 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Water Gun
Type Icon Special 25 40 100 12 12 12 1 17 17 12 12 12 17 17 17 17 17
Thunder Wave
Type Icon Status 20 90 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 1 1 1 1 1
Flail Type Icon Physical 15 100 31 31 31 9 9 9 9 9 9 13 13 13 13 13
Electro Ball
Type Icon Special 10 100 9 9 9 28 28 28
Confuse Ray Type Icon Status 10 100 17 17 17 17 12 12 17 17 17 29 29 29 29 29
Spark
Type Icon Physical 20 65 100 23 23 23 20 20 20 20 20 20 25 25 25 25 25
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 20 20 20 31 31 31 28 28 28
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85 39 39 39 23 23 23 23 23 23 37 37 37 37 37
Signal Beam Type Icon Special 15 75 100 28 28 28 34 34 34 31 31 31
Discharge
Type Icon Special 15 80 100 34 34 34 39 39 39 34 34 34
Aqua Ring
Type Icon Status 20 42 42 42 42 42 42 39 39 39
Hydro Pump
Type Icon Special 5 110 80 45 45 45 45 45 45 42 42 42 41 41 41 41 41
Charge
Type Icon Status 20 50 50 50 50 50 50 45 45 45 49 49 49
Ion Deluge
Type Icon Status 25 47 47 47 47

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Hail Type Icon Status 10
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Thunder Wave
Type Icon Status 20 90
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Wild Charge
Type Icon Physical 15 90 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Waterfall
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Dazzling Gleam Type Icon Special 10 80 100
Volt Switch
Type Icon Special 20 70 100
Scald
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Charge Beam
Type Icon Special 10 50 90
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Thunder
Type Icon Special 10 110 70
Thunderbolt
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Blizzard Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Surf
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Shock Wave
Type Icon Special 20 60
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85
Zap Cannon
Type Icon Special 5 120 50
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100

Egg Moves

Soak
Type Icon Status 20 100
Amnesia Type Icon Status 20
Screech Type Icon Status 40 85
Agility Type Icon Status 30
Mist Type Icon Status 30
Supersonic Type Icon Status 20 55
Flail Type Icon Physical 15 100
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Shock Wave
Type Icon Special 20 60
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85
Psybeam Type Icon Special 20 65 100

Move Tutors

Heal Bell Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Thunder Wave
Type Icon Status 20 90
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Bounce Type Icon Physical 5 85 85
Sucker Punch Type Icon Physical 5 70 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Shock Wave
Type Icon Special 20 60
Signal Beam Type Icon Special 15 75 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Thunderbolt
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100