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Type(s)
Type Ghost  Type Fire
Species Luring Pokémon
Abilities Flash Fire
Flame Body
Infiltrator (DW)
Pokédex
Lampent ← 609 → Axew
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 115/192 Mountain Kalos 067
Evolves From Lampent
Evolves Into None
Chandelure
609
シャンデラー Chandela
609Chandelure
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
607608609
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
75.6 lbs. 34.3 kg 3'03" 1.0 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Black Amorphous
Body Style Footprint
Body04
F609
Cry

Chandelure (Japanese: シャンデラー Chandela) is a Ghost/Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Chandelure is a black and purple Pokémon that resembles a ghostly chandelier. It possesses a large round glass head containing blazing purple flames which flare out from the top, and multiple arms tipped with purple flames extending out from its base. It has two black arms with two candle-like extensions sprouting from each arm. Its mouth area consists of black stitch-like designs, and it has two large circular gleaming yellow eyes.

Behavior

Legend claims that this Pokémon absorbs and burns spirits to fuel its ethereal flame. However, Chandelure appears to be a very loyal and safe Pokémon when owned by an experienced trainer.

Evolution

Chandelure is the final Evolution of Litwick, and evolves from Lampent, at any level, with the use of a Dusk Stone.

In the Anime

Ash, Cilan and Iris levitated by Chandelure

Ingo's Chandelure in the anime.

Subway Boss Ingo owns a Chandelure, while his twin brother, Subway Boss Emmet owns an Eelektross. Ingo's Chandelure helped to thwart Team Rocket's scheme in Battle for the Underground!. It later appeared once more in Lost at the Stamp Rally! where Ingo used it to battle alongside Emmet's Eelektross against Ash's Tepig and Cilan's Pansage in a Battle Subway double battle. Ingo's Chandelure and Emmet's Eelektross, being powerful and fully-evolved, defeated Ash and Cilan's Pokémon and won the battle.

Game Info

Game Locations

Chandelure Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Evolve Lampent None
X/Y Evolve Lampent None


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Black
It absorbs a spirit, which it then burns. By waving the flames on its arms, it puts its foes into a hypnotic trance.
White
Being consumed in Chandelure's flame burns up the spirit, leaving the body behind.
Black 2
The spirits burned up in its ominous flame lose their way and wander this world forever.
White 2
The spirits burned up in its ominous flame lose their way and wander this world forever.
X
Being consumed in Chandelure's flame burns up the spirit, leaving the body behind.
Y
The spirits burned up in its ominous flame lose their way and wander this world forever.


Learnset

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Smog 20 70% 20 Poison Special
1 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status
1 Flame Burst 70 100% 15 Fire Special
1 Hex 50 100% 10 Ghost 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.

Sprites

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Chandelure BW Chandelure BW Back
Shiny Chandelure BW Shiny Chandelure BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Chandelure XY [[File:{{{orasspr}}}]] ChandelureBackXY
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ChandelureShinyXY [[File:{{{orassprs}}}]] ChandelureBackShinyXY
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Trivia

  • The Chandelure evolutionary line are the only Pokémon with the unique Ghost/Fire typing.
  • Chandelure has the highest special attack stat of all non-Legendary Pokémon.
  • Chandelure is one of the few Pokémon that can have the Shadow Tag ability. However, it can only have it as a hidden ability in the Fifth Generation.
  • Despite Chandelure possessing the ability to hover, it doesn't have the ability Levitate.
  • Chandelure is one of only three stage 3 Ghost-type Pokémon. The others are Gengar, Dusknoir and Aegislash.
  • Chandelure is the only stage 2 dual Fire-type Pokémon as of Generation V.
  • In PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond, this Pokémon is the keeper of the Attraction 'Dance Inferno'.

Origin

Chandelure is based on a haunted chandelier. The flames of this Pokémon's line are a play on the depiction of ghosts/spirits appearing as ghastly flames/lights in Japanese culture, and possibly the legend of the will-o'-the-wisp.

Etymology

Chandelure's name is a combination of the words "chandelier" and "lure", as it is what the Pokémon's appearance is based on and that this Pokémon uses its mysterious otherworldly flames to lure people away.

Gallery

Sources


← Lampent | Chandelure | Axew →

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