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Torchic (Japanese: アチャモ Achamo) is the Fire-type Starter Pokémon of the Hoenn region.

Biology

Physiology

Torchic is a small, chick-like Pokémon. Its soft, fluffy plumage is mainly bright orange, with tiny, yellow, developing wings, and a yellow plume of three feathers atop its head. It has a small, tan beak, and large, black eyes. It has tan-colored talons with three digits.

Gender differences

Male Torchic have a black spot on their back, but it's a little hard to see it.

Special abilities

Torchic have a fireball blazing inside its belly. When hugged, it fills its trainer with soothing warmth, as if they are holding a hot-water bottle. It can use the flame in its belly to exhale orbs of searing fire at its opponents. The fireballs that Torchic spits are of 1,800 degrees F, leaving its foes utterly scorched.

Behavior

Torchic are very loyal and dependent on its Trainer, following behind them everywhere they would go.

Evolution

Torchic evolves into Combusken at level 16 and then into Blaziken at level 36.

Game info

Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby/Sapphire Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101 One
Emerald Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101 One
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Pal Park GTS None
Platinum Pal Park GTS None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Gift from Steven Stone after beating Red (pick the red stone) One
X/Y Wi-Fi Event One
OR/AS Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101 One


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Channel Springleaf Field
Camp Starlight
Pokémon Trozei! Huge Storage 2
Endless Level 14
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Starter Pokémon
Joyous Tower (11F-15F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Starter Pokémon
Giant Volcano (1F-10F)
Dark Crater (B1F-
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest


Pokédex entries

  • Ruby

    Torchic sticks with its Trainer, following behind with unsteady steps. This Pokémon breathes fire of over 1,800 degrees F, including fireballs that leave the foe scorched black.

  • Sapphire

    Torchic has a place inside its body where it keeps its flame. Give it a hug - it will be glowing with warmth. This Pokémon is covered all over by a fluffy coat of down.

  • FireRed

    It has a flame sac inside its belly that perpetually burns. It feels warm if it is hugged.

  • LeafGreen

    It has a flame sac inside its belly that perpetually burns. It feels warm if it is hugged.

  • Emerald

    If attacked, it strikes back by spitting balls of fire it forms in its stomach. A Torchic dislikes darkness because it can't see its surroundings.

  • Diamond

    A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.

  • Pearl

    A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.

  • Platinum

    A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.

  • HeartGold

    Inside its body is a place where it keeps a small flame. Hug it! It will be as warm as a hot-water bottle.

  • SoulSilver

    Inside its body is a place where it keeps a small flame. Hug it! It will be as warm as a hot-water bottle.

  • Black

    A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.

  • White

    A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.

  • Black 2

    A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.

  • White 2

    A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees F.

  • X

    It has a flame sac inside its belly that perpetually burns. It feels warm if it is hugged.

  • Y

    A fire burns inside, so it feels very warm to hug. It launches fireballs of 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Omega Ruby

    Torchic sticks with its Trainer, following behind with unsteady steps. This Pokémon breathes fire of over 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit, including fireballs that leave the foe scorched black.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    Torchic has a place inside its body where it keeps its flame. Give it a hug—it will be glowing with warmth. This Pokémon is covered all over by a fluffy coat of down.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
45
Attack
60
Defense
40
Sp. Atk
70
Sp. Def
50
Speed
45
Total
310

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
5 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special
10 Sand Attack 100% 15 Ground Status
14 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
19 Fire Spin 35 85% 15 Fire Special
23 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
28 Flame Burst 70 100% 15 Fire Special
32 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
37 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
41 Mirror Move —% 20 Flying Status
46 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1XY
1ORAS
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1XY
1ORAS
Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
10XY
5ORAS
Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
16XY
14ORAS
Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
19XY
10ORAS
Sand Attack 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
25XY
19ORAS
Fire Spin 35 85% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
28XY
23ORAS
Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
N/AXY
28ORAS
Flame Burst 70 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
7XY
32ORAS
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
34XY
37ORAS
Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
37XY
41ORAS
Mirror Move —% 20 Flying Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
43XY
46ORAS
Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
7 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
10 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special
16 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
19 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status
25 Fire Spin 35 85% 15 Fire Special
28 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
34 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
37 Mirror Move —% 20 Flying Status
43 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cool 0
7 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cute 2
10 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Special Type Beauty 3
16 Peck 35 100% 25 Flying Physical Type Cool 3
19 Sand-Attack 100% 15 Ground Status Type Cute 2
25 Fire Spin 15 70% 15 Fire Special Type Beauty 0
28 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
34 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cool 3
37 Mirror Move —% 20 Flying Status Type Smart 2
43 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
7 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Type Cool 1 3 ♥
10 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
16 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Type Cool 4 0 ♥
19 Sand-Attack 100% 35 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
25 Fire Spin 15 70% 15 Fire Type Beauty 3 0 ♥
28 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
34 Slash 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cool 3 0 ♥
37 Mirror Move —% 20 Flying Type Smart 1 0 ♥
43 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Work Up —% 30 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM50 Overheat 130 90% 5 Fire Special
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 85% 15 Fire Status
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 90 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 110 85% 5 Fire Special Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM50 Overheat 130 90% 5 Fire Special Type Beautiful 6 0 ♥
TM59 Incinerate 60 100% 15 Fire Special Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 85% 15 Fire Status Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM75 Swords Dance —% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 2 2 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Special
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM43 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 Fire Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM50 Overheat 140 90% 5 Fire Special
TM59 Incinerate 30 100% 15 Fire Special
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 75% 15 Fire Status
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart 1
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical Type Smart 2
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM50 Overheat 140 90% 5 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM61 Will-O-Wisp 75% 15 Fire Status Type Beauty 2
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical Type Cute 2
TM75 Swords Dance —% 30 Normal Status Type Beauty 0
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 3
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM35 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM50 Overheat 140 90% 5 Fire Type Beauty 6 0 ♥
HM01 Cut 50 95% 30 Normal Type Cool 2 1 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

Breeding Generation VII
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Agility Pikachu, Growlithe, Ponyta, Rapidash, Farfetch'd, Jolteon, Furret, Aipom, Girafarig, Sneasel, Buizel, Floatzel, Ambipom, Buneary, Lopunny, Blitzle, Zebstrika, Zorua, Zoroark, Emolga, Bunnelby, Diggersby —% 30 Psychic Status
Baton Pass Eevee, Sentret, Furret, Aipom, Girafarig, Mawile, Ambipom, Buneary, Lopunny, Patrat, Watchog —% 40 Normal Status
Counter Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking, Lucario, Lycanroc, Mudbray, Mudsdale 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Crush Claw Sandslash, Zangoose 75 95% 10 Normal Physical
Curse Numel, Camerupt, Torkoal, Bidoof, Bibarel —% 10 Ghost Status
Endure Dunsparce, Swinub, Piloswine, Phanpy, Vigoroth, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Mamoswine, Cubchoo, Beartic —% 10 Normal Status
Feather Dance * Farfetch'd, Piplup 100% 15 Flying Status
Feint Pikachu, Meowth, Meowth, Persian, Persian, Farfetch'd, Seviper, Kecleon, Absol, Monferno, Infernape, Stunky, Skuntank, Lucario, Chesnaught 30 100% 10 Normal Physical
Flame Burst Vulpix, Growlithe, Numel, Camerupt, Pansear, Simisear, Heatmor 70 100% 15 Fire Special
Last Resort Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Aipom, Espeon, Umbreon, Phanpy, Pachirisu, Ambipom, Leafeon, Glaceon, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Minccino, Sylveon 140 100% 5 Normal Physical
Low Kick Mankey, Primeape, Watchog, Scraggy, Scrafty 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Night Slash Dugtrio, Dugtrio, Meowth, Meowth, Persian, Persian, Farfetch'd, Seviper, Absol, Stunky, Skuntank, Weavile, Purrloin, Liepard, Zoroark 70 100% 15 Dark Physical
Reversal Growlithe, Vigoroth, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Mienfoo, Mienshao, Bouffalant, Lycanroc, Passimian 100% 15 Fighting Physical
Smelling Salts * Mankey, Snubbull, Whismur, Spinda, Mienfoo 70 100% 10 Normal Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation VI
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Agility Pikachu, Growlithe, Ponyta, Rapidash, Farfetch'd, Hitmonchan, Hitmontop, Jolteon, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Sneasel, Buizel, Floatzel, Buneary, Lopunny, Blitzle, Zebstrika, Zorua, Zoroark, Emolga, Bunnelby, Diggersby —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Baton Pass Eevee, Sentret, Furret, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Mawile, Buneary, Lopunny, Patrat, Watchog —% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Counter Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking, Lucario 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Crush Claw Sandslash, Zangoose 75 95% 10 Normal Physical Type Cool 1 4 ♥
Curse Numel, Camerupt, Torkoal, Bidoof, Bibarel —% 10 Ghost Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Endure Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Donphan, Vigoroth, Slaking, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Cubchoo, Beartic —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Feather Dance * Farfetch'd, Piplup 100% 15 Flying Status Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
Feint Pikachu, Meowth, Persian, Farfetch'd, Kecleon, Absol, Monferno, Infernape, Stunky, Skuntank, Lucario, Chesnaught 30 100% 10 Normal Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
Flame Burst Vulpix, Growlithe, Numel, Camerupt, Pansear, Simisear, Heatmor 70 100% 15 Fire Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Last Resort Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sylveon, Aipom, Ambipom, Phanpy, Pachirisu, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Minccino, Cinccino 140 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Low Kick Mankey, Primeape, Watchog, Scraggy, Scrafty 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Night Slash Dugtrio, Meowth, Persian, Farfetch'd, Seviper, Absol, Stunky, Skuntank, Weavile, Purrloin, Liepard, Zoroark 70 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Reversal Growlithe, Arcanine, Vigoroth, Slaking, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Mienfoo, Mienshao, Bouffalant 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
Smelling Salts * Spinda, Mienfoo 70 100% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation V
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Agility Pikachu, Raichu, Growlithe, Arcanine, Ponyta, Rapidash, Farfetch'd, Jolteon, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Sneasel, Weavile, Buizel, Floatzel, Buneary, Lopunny, Blitzle, Zebstrika, Zorua, Zoroark, Emolga —% 30 Psychic Status
Baton Pass Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sentret, Furret, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Mawile, Buneary, Lopunny, Patrat, Watchog —% 40 Normal Status
Counter Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking, Lucario 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Crush Claw Sandslash, Zangoose 75 95% 10 Normal Physical
Curse Torkoal, Bidoof, Bibarel —% 10 Ghost Status
Endure Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Donphan, Vigoroth, Slaking, Pachirisu, Buneary, Lopunny, Cubchoo, Beartic —% 10 Normal Status
FeatherDance * Farfetch'd, Piplup, Prinplup, Empoleon 100% 15 Flying Status
Feint Pikachu, Raichu, Meowth, Persian, Farfetch'd, Kecleon, Absol, Monferno, Infernape, Stunky, Skuntank, Lucario 30 100% 10 Normal Physical
Flame Burst Vulpix, Ninetales, Growlithe, Arcanine, Numel, Camerupt, Pansear, Simisear, Heatmor 70 100% 15 Fire Special
Last Resort Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Aipom, Ambipom, Phanpy, Donphan, Pachirisu, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Minccino, Cinccino 140 100% 5 Normal Physical
Low Kick Mankey, Primeape, Watchog, Scraggy, Scrafty 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Night Slash Dugtrio, Meowth, Persian, Farfetch'd, Seviper, Absol, Stunky, Skuntank, Weavile, Purrloin, Liepard, Zoroark 70 100% 15 Dark Physical
Reversal Growlithe, Arcanine, Vigoroth, Slaking, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, Mienfoo, Mienshao, Bouffalant 100% 15 Fighting Physical
SmellingSalt * Mankey, Primeape, Snubbull, Granbull, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Spinda, Mienfoo, Mienshao 60 100% 10 Normal Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation IV
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Agility Pikachu, Raichu, Growlithe, Arcanine, Ponyta, Rapidash, Farfetch'd, Jolteon, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Sneasel, Weavile, Buizel, Floatzel, Buneary, Lopunny —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 2
Baton Pass Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Sentret, Furret, Aipom, Ambipom, Girafarig, Mawile, Buneary, Lopunny —% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 0
Counter Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking, Lucario 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2
Crush Claw Sandslash, Zangoose 75 90% 10 Normal Physical Type Cool 3
Endure Swinub, Piloswine, Mamoswine, Phanpy, Vigoroth, Pachirisu,
Buneary, Lopunny
—% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
FeatherDanceHGSS * Farfetch'd 100% 15 Flying Status Type Beauty 2
Feint Pikachu, Raichu, Meowth, Persian, Farfetch'd, Kecleon, Absol, Monferno, Infernape, Stunky, Skuntank, Lucario 50 100% 10 Normal Physical Type Beauty 0
Last Resort Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Aipom, Ambipom, Phanpy, Donphan, Pachirisu 130 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cute 0
Night Slash Dugtrio, Meowth, Persian, Farfetch'd, Seviper, Absol, Stunky, Skuntank, Weavile 70 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Beauty 3
Reversal Growlithe, Arcanine, Vigoroth, Slaking 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 2
Rock Slide Camerupt 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 3
SmellingSalt * Mankey, Primeape, Snubbull, Granbull, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud, Spinda 60 100% 10 Normal Physical Type Smart 0

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Breeding Generation III
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Counter Slakoth, Vigoroth, Slaking 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Endure Swinub, Piloswine, Phanpy, Donphan, Vigoroth, Slaking —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Reversal Vigoroth, Slaking 100% 15 Fighting Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Rock Slide Camerupt 75 90% 10 Rock Type Tough 1 3 ♥
SmellingSalt * Mankey, Primeape, Snubbull, Granbull, Whismur, Loudred, Exploud 60 100% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 3 ♥
Swagger Meowth, Persian, Mankey, Primeape, Tauros, Poochyena, Mightyena, Nuzleaf, Shiftry, Slaking, Seviper 90% 10 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via a TM.

Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bounce USUM 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Defog USUM —% 15 Flying Status
Fire Pledge SMUSUM 80 100% 10 Fire Special
Heat Wave USUM 95 90% 10 Fire Special
Helping Hand USUM —% 20 Normal Status
Last Resort USUM 140 100% 5 Normal Physical
Low Kick USUM 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Bounce ORAS 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Fire Pledge XYORAS 80 100% 10 Fire Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
Heat Wave ORAS 95 90% 10 Fire Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
Helping Hand ORAS —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 4 0 ♥
Last Resort ORAS 140 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Low Kick ORAS 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bounce B2W2 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Fire Pledge BWB2W2 50 100% 10 Fire Special
Heat Wave B2W2 100 90% 10 Fire Special
Helping Hand B2W2 —% 20 Normal Status
Last Resort B2W2 140 100% 5 Normal Physical
Low Kick B2W2 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Bounce HGSSPt 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Type Cute 1
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Heat Wave HGSSPt 100 90% 10 Fire Special Type Beauty 2
Helping Hand HGSSPt —% 20 Normal Status Type Smart 1
Last Resort HGSSPt 130 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Cute 0
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 1 4 ♥
Counter FRLGE 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
DynamicPunch E 100 50% 5 Fighting Type Cool 2 1 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Mega Kick FRLGE 120 75% 5 Normal Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Mega Punch FRLGE 80 85% 20 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Rock Slide FRLGE 75 90% 10 Rock Type Tough 1 3 ♥
Seismic Toss FRLGEXD 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough 2 1 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Swift E 60 —% 20 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Swords Dance FRLGE —% 30 Normal Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 255 front E 255 front RS 255 front Torchic Back GenIII
Torchic Shiny GenIII Torchic Shiny E Torchic Shiny GenIII Torchic Back Shiny GenIII
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 255 front DP 255 front DP 255 front Torchic Back GenIV
Torchic Shiny GenIV Torchic Shiny GenIV Torchic Shiny GenIV Torchic Back Shiny GenIV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Torchic BW Torchic BW Torchic Back BW
Torchic Shiny BW Torchic Shiny BW Torchic Back Shiny BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Torchic XY Torchic XY Torchic Back XY
Torchic Shiny XY Torchic Shiny XY Torchic Back Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

May Torchic

May's Torchic

Main article: May's Blaziken (anime)

May's first Pokémon was a Torchic. It later evolves into Combusken and then Blaziken.

A wild Torchic appeared in Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade and Pikachu and the Pokémon Music Squad.

Trivia

  • Torchic is the first Fire-type starter that does not have fire on its body. However, it has a blazing flame inside its belly.
  • Torchic originally had floppy ears in its Beta design.
  • Torchic is the only starter Pokémon to have two limbs.
  • In Super Smash Bros., Torchic is one of the Pokémon that can be freed from Poké Balls. During this time, it uses the move Fire Spin.

Origin

Torchic is based on a chick (a baby chicken).

Etymology

Torchic is a portmenteau of Torch and Chick.

Gallery

See also

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