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Chinchou
Chinchou
National Pokédex
Crobat - Chinchou (#170) - Lanturn
Ability Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absrob (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Gold and Silver
Created by Game Freak

Chinchou(JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a dual-type Water/Electric Pokémon that made its first appearance in the second generation games Gold and Silver. It evolves into Lanturn starting at level 27.

Physiology and Behavior

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
Pokémon Silver On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
Pokémon Crystal Its antennae, which evolved from a fin, have both positive and negative charges flowing through them.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby 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.
Pokémon Sapphire 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.
Pokémon Emerald When it senses danger, it discharges positive and negative electricity from its two antennae. It lives in depths beyond sunlight's reach.
Pokémon FireRed On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
Pokémon LeafGreen It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Pokémon Pearl It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Pokémon Platinum It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Pokémon HeartGold It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
Pokémon SoulSilver On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Pokémon White It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Pokémon Black 2 It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Pokémon White 2 It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
Pokémon Y It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
Pokémon Omega Ruby 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.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 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.
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun Its two antennae were originally fins. It discharges electricity to stun its prey before attacking.
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.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Routes 20, 21, 26, 27, and 41, New Bark Town, Olivine Harbor, Pallet Town, Vermilion City*, Cinnabar Island (Good Rod or Super Rod)
Pokémon Silver
Routes 20, 21, 26, 27, and 41, New Bark Town, Olivine Harbor, Pallet Town, Vermilion City*, Cinnabar Island (Good Rod or Super Rod)
Pokémon Crystal
Routes 20, 21, 26, 27, and 41, New Bark Town, Olivine Harbor, Pallet Town, Vermilion City*, Cinnabar Island (Good Rod or Super Rod)
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Underwater
Pokémon Sapphire
Underwater
Pokémon Emerald
Underwater
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Route 220 (Super Rod)
Pokémon Pearl
Route 220 (Super Rod)
Pokémon Platinum
Route 220 (Super Rod)
Pokémon HeartGold
Routes 20, 21, 26, 27, 41, and 47, New Bark Town, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island (Good Rod or Super Rod)
Pokémon SoulSilver
Routes 20, 21, 26, 27, 41, and 47, New Bark Town, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island (Good Rod or Super Rod)
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Route 18, Driftveil City (Fishing)
Pokémon White
Route 18, Driftveil City (Fishing)
Pokémon Black 2
Undella Bay (Fishing)
Pokémon White 2
Undella Bay (Fishing)
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Azure Bay, Shalour City (Good Rod)
Pokémon Y
Azure Bay, Shalour City (Good Rod)
Pokémon Omega Ruby
Routes 107, 124, 126, 128, 129, and 130 (Underwater)
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
Routes 107, 124, 126, 128, 129, and 130 (Underwater)
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Route 8, Akala Outskirts
Pokémon Moon
Route 8, Akala Outskirts


Evolution

Chinchou
Reach level 27.
Lanturn
PKMN170 PKMN171

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 75
Attack 38
Defense 38
Sp. Attack 56
Sp. Defense 56
Speed 67
Average 330

Moveset

Main article: Chinchou/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Gold
PKMNG170


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Silver
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Crystal
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File:PKMNC170.gif


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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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File:PKMNE170.gif


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Fire Leaf
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File:PKMNFRLG170.png


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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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File:PKMNP170.png


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Heart Soul
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File:PKMNHGSS170.png


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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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File:PKMNXY170.png


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