#170 Chinchou
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves
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Picture Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Chinchou
Japan: Chonchie
チョンチー
French: Loupio
German: Lampi
Korean: 초라기
National: #170
Alola: #201
Melemele: #---
Akala: #128
Ula'ula: #---
Poni: #---
Male :50%
Female :50%
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Angler Pokémon 1'08"
0.5m
26.5lbs
12.0kg
1905,120
Abilities: Volt Absorb - Illuminate - Water Absorb (Hidden Ability)
Volt Absorb: The Pokémon heals up to 1/4 of its maximum Hit Points when hit with Electric-type moves.
Illuminate: Raises the likelihood of meeting wild Pokémon by illuminating the surroundings.
Hidden Ability (Available):
Water Absorb: The Pokémon heals up to 1/4 of its maximum Hit Points when hit with Water-type moves.
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned S.O.S. Calling
1,250,000 Points
Slow
70 1 HP Point(s)
Likely
Damage Taken
*1 *0.5 *0.5 *1 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *0.25 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
 
Deep Sea Scale
- 5%
Water 2
Evolutionary Chain
Locations - In-Depth Details
Sun Route 8, Akala OutskirtsDetails
Moon Route 8, Akala OutskirtsDetails
Trainer Locations  Details
Flavor Text
Sun Its two antennae were originally fins. It discharges electricity to stun its prey before attacking.
Moon It lives in the depths beyond the reach of sunlight. It flashes lights on its antennae to communicate with others of its kind.

Sun/Moon Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Bubble 40 100 30 10
A spray of countless bubbles is jetted at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their Speed stat.
Supersonic -- 55 20 --
The user generates odd sound waves from its body that confuse the target.
6 Thunder Wave -- 90 20 --
The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
9 Electro Ball ?? 100 10 --
The user hurls an electric orb at the target. The faster the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.
12 Water Gun 40 100 25 --
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
17 Confuse Ray -- 100 10 --
The target is exposed to a sinister ray that triggers confusion.
20 Bubble Beam 65 100 20 10
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower its Speed stat.
23 Spark 65 100 20 30
The user throws an electrically charged tackle at the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
28 Signal Beam 75 100 15 10
The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.
31 Flail ?? 100 15 --
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.
34 Discharge 80 100 15 30
The user strikes everything around it by letting loose a flare of electricity. This may also cause paralysis.
39 Take Down 90 85 20 --
A reckless, full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
42 Aqua Ring -- -- 20 --
The user envelops itself in a veil made of water. It regains some HP every turn.
45 Hydro Pump 110 80 5 --
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
47 Ion Deluge -- -- 25 --
The user disperses electrically charged particles, which changes Normal-type moves to Electric-type moves.
50 Charge -- -- 20 --
The user boosts the power of the Electric move it uses on the next turn. This also raises the user's Sp. Def stat.
TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM06 Toxic -- 90 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM07 Hail -- -- 10 --
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100 10 10
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.
TM14 Blizzard 110 70 5 10
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokémon. This may also leave the opposing Pokémon frozen.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
Enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance -- -- 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
This full-power attack grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM24 Thunderbolt 90 100 15 10
A strong electric blast crashes down on the target. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM25 Thunder 110 70 10 30
A wicked thunderbolt is dropped on the target to inflict damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
This full-power attack grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
This attack move doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and heals any status conditions.
TM45 Attract -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM48 Round 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round to increase the power of the attack.
TM55 Scald 80 100 15 30
The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
TM57 Charge Beam 50 90 10 70
The user attacks with an electric charge. The user may use any remaining electricity to raise its Sp. Atk stat.
TM72 Volt Switch 70 100 20 --
After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
TM73 Thunder Wave -- 90 20 --
The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
TM87 Swagger -- 85 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
TM88 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
TM93 Wild Charge 90 100 15 --
The user shrouds itself in electricity and smashes into its target. This also damages the user a little.
TM94 Surf 90 100 15 --
The user attacks everything around it by swamping its surroundings with a giant wave.
TM98 Waterfall 80 100 15 20
The user charges at the target and may make it flinch.
TM99 Dazzling Gleam 80 100 10 --
The user damages opposing Pokémon by emitting a powerful flash.
TM100 Confide -- -- 20 100
The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Flail ?? 100 15 -- Details
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.
Screech -- 85 40 -- Details
An earsplitting screech harshly lowers the target's Defense stat.
Amnesia -- -- 20 -- Details
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply raises the user's Sp. Def stat.
Psybeam 65 100 20 10 Details
The target is attacked with a peculiar ray. This may also leave the target confused.
Whirlpool 35 85 15 100 Details
The user traps the target in a violent swirling whirlpool for four to five turns.
Agility -- -- 30 -- Details
The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply raises the Speed stat.
Mist -- -- 30 -- Details
The user cloaks itself and its allies in a white mist that prevents any of their stats from being lowered for five turns.
Shock Wave 60 -- 20 -- Details
The user strikes the target with a quick jolt of electricity. This attack never misses.
Brine 65 100 10 -- Details
If the target's HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power.
Water Pulse 60 100 20 20 Details
The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. This may also confuse the target.
Soak -- 100 20 -- Details
The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and changes the target's type to Water.

Usable Z Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Max Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Breakneck Blitz 175(Phy)/120(Spe) -- 1 --
The user builds up its momentum using its Z-Power and crashes into the target at full speed. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Savage Spin-Out 140 -- 1 --
The user binds the target with full force with threads of silk that the user spits using its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Hydro Vortex 160(Phy)/185(Spe) -- 1 --
The user creates a huge whirling current using its Z-Power to swallow the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Gigavolt Havoc 175(Phy)/185(Spe) -- 1 --
The user hits the target with a powerful electric current collected by its Z-Power. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Shattered Psyche 120 -- 1 --
The user controls the target with its Z-Power and hurts the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Subzero Slammer 185 -- 1 --
The user dramatically drops the temperature using its Z-Power and freezes the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Twinkle Tackle 160 -- 1 --
The user creates a very charming space using its Z-Power and totally toys with the target. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Usable Z Moves (Transfer Only/Improved)
Attack NameTypeCat.Max Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Supersonic Skystrike 160 -- 1 --
The user soars up with its Z-Power and plummets toward the target at full speed. The power varies, depending on the original move.
Black Hole Eclipse
Gen V or earlier
140 -- 1 --
The user gathers dark energy using its Z-Power and sucks the target into it. The power varies, depending on the original move.


Transfer Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
Flash -- 100 20 -- Gen VI TM70
The user flashes a bright light that cuts the target's accuracy.
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen VI TM94 (ΩRαS)
The additional effects of this attack depend upon where it was used.
Dive 80 100 10 -- Gen VI HM07 (ΩRαS)
Diving on the first turn, the user floats up and attacks on the next turn.
Bounce 85 85 5 30 Move Tutor - ORAS
The user bounces up high, then drops on the target on the second turn. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Heal Bell -- -- 5 -- Move Tutor - ORAS
The user makes a soothing bell chime to heal the status conditions of all the party Pokémon.
Icy Wind 55 95 15 100 Move Tutor - ORAS
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers the opposing Pokémon's Speed stats.
Snore 50 100 15 30 Move Tutor - ORAS
This attack can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen IV TM43
The additional effects of this attack depend upon where it was used.
Endure -- -- 10 -- Gen IV TM58
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Captivate -- 100 20 -- Gen IV TM78
If any opposing Pokémon is the opposite gender of the user, it is charmed, which harshly lowers its Sp. Atk stat.
Natural Gift ?? 100 15 -- Gen IV TM83
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines the move's type and power.
Sucker Punch 70 100 5 -- Move Tutor - PtHGSS
This move enables the user to attack first. This move fails if the target is not readying an attack.
Double-edge 120 100 15 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
A reckless, life-risking tackle. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Mimic -- -- 10 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The user copies the target's last move. The move can be used during battle until the Pokémon is switched out.


Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats - Total: 330 75 38 38 56 56 67
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 135 - 182 38 - 81 38 - 81 54 - 97 54 - 97 64 - 107
Lv. 100 260 - 354 72 - 157 72 - 157 105 - 189 105 - 189 125 - 209
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 135 - 182 43 - 90 43 - 90 61 - 108 61 - 108 72 - 119
Lv. 100 260 - 354 81 - 175 81 - 175 117 - 211 117 - 211 139 - 233
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 135 - 182 47 - 99 47 - 99 67 - 118 67 - 118 79 - 130
Lv. 100 260 - 354 89 - 192 89 - 192 128 - 232 128 - 232 152 - 256

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