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== Appearance ==
== Appearance ==
Pignite is a pig-like Pokémon that appears to be black wearing spandax tights and flexing its arms. It has two large and brown floppy ears extending from its head and a small twisted black tail. It has two sharp claws are on its hands and one sharp claw on each foot.
== In the anime ==
== In the anime ==

Revision as of 17:28, August 23, 2011

[[File:Type Fire/Fighting.gif|link=Fire/Fighting type]]  
Species Fire Pig Pokémon
Abilities Blaze
Thick Fat (Dream World)
None ← 499 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from [[Tepig]]
Evolves into [[Emboar]]
'(チャオブー Chaoboo)'
[[Generation V]]
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex color Egg group
<font color=Red>Red</font>
Shape Footprint

Pignite (チャオブー Chaoboo) is a Fire/Fighting-type Generation V Pokémon which made its debut in Pokémon Black and White. It is the Fire Pig Pokémon. It evolves from Tepig at level 17 and its evolution is Emboar. It evolves at level 36.



In the anime

Pignite makes its debut in Minccino-Neat and Tidy!, as one of Bianca's Pokémon. In Emolga and the New Volt Switch! Bianca and Pignite battle Ash and Snivy.

Game Info

Game Locations

Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Evolve Tepig None

Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
When its internal fire flares up, its movements grow sharper and faster. When it trouble, it emits smoke.
Whatever it eats becomes fuel for the flame in its stomach. When it is angered, the intensity of the flame increases.
Black 2
White 2
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


1 Tail Whip 100% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


1 Ember 40 100% 25 [[Fire type|Fire]] [[Move#Special Special


1 Odor Sleuth - -% 40 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


3 Tail Whip 100% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


7 Ember 40 100% 25 [[Fire type|Fire]] [[Move#Special Special


9 Odor Sleuth - -% 40 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


13 Defense Curl - -% 40 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


15 Flame Charge 50 100% 20 [[Fire type|Fire]] [[Move#Physical Physical


17 Arm Thrust 15 100% 20 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical Physical


20 Smog 20 70% 20 [[Poison type|Poison]] [[Move#Special Special


23 Rollout 30 90% 20 [[Rock type|Rock]] [[Move#Physical Physical


28 Take Down 90 85% 20 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


31 Heat Crash - 100% 10 [[Fire type|Fire]] [[Move#Physical Physical


36 Assurance 50 100% 10 [[Dark type|Dark]] [[Move#Physical Physical


39 Flamethrower 95 100% 15 [[Fire type|Fire]] [[Move#Special Special


44 Head Smash 150 80% 5 [[Rock type|Rock]] [[Move#Physical Physical


47 Roar - 100% 20 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


52 Flare Blitz 120 100% 15 [[Fire type|Fire]] [[Move#Physical 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.


Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back


  • Pignite is based on a pig.
  • It's Japanese name, Chaobu, seems to come from the Chinese 超 chāo (super) or 炒 chǎo (sauté), and the Japanese 豚 buta (pig); or ブー bū, (oink).
  • Pignite is the fifth Fire-type starter evolution to be a Fire/Fighting-type Pokémon. The others are Combusken, Blaziken, Monferno, and Infernape.
  • Pignite was first seen on September 1st 2010, when an image containing all of the evolutions of the starter Pokιmon was shown on a Japanese forum. It was officially revealed on the October issue of Coro Coro on September 11, 2010. It was the only second evolution of a Generation V starter Pokémon not seen on the beta art of the Best Wishes series.
  • Pignite (and its evolution) have broken the fact that Arm Thrust was Makuhita and Hariyama's signature move (learning it at level 17).
  • Pignite's english name is a combination of the words "pig" and "ignite."
  • 'Pignite' was also a fan-made moniker for its pre-evolution Tepig, known as Pokabu at the time.
  • Pignites's battle cry sounds like an object getting scorched by fire.


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