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'''Chinchou''' (Japanese: '''チョンチー''' ''Chonchii'') is a {{type|Water}}/{{type|Electric}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation II]]. The Chinchou family is unique because of their ability, [[Volt Absorb]], being the only {{type|Water}}-types able to have it.
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|evo=[[File:170.png]][[File:171.png|link=Lanturn]]}}
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'''Chinchou''' (Japanese: '''チョンチー''' ''Chonchii'') is a {{type|Water}}/{{type|Electric}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation II]].
   
== Appearance ==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
 
Chinchou resembles a small deep-sea fish with an oval-shaped body, two small fin-like arms, a pair of stubby legs, and two long antennas tipped with a yellow bulb-shaped sac. Chinchou also has two yellow eyes, each with a proton-shaped pupil.
 
Chinchou resembles a small deep-sea fish with an oval-shaped body, two small fin-like arms, a pair of stubby legs, and two long antennas tipped with a yellow bulb-shaped sac. Chinchou also has two yellow eyes, each with a proton-shaped pupil.
   
== Behavior ==
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===Behavior===
Chinchou can release negatively charged electricity from its antennas as means of hunting, self defense, and communication.
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Chinchou can release negatively charged electricity from its antennas as means of hunting, self-defense, and communication.
   
== Special abilities ==
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===Special abilities===
 
Chinchou has the abilities Volt Absorb and Illuminate. Volt Absorb heals Chinchou's HP by a quarter when hit by an electric-type move. Illuminate increases the rate of encountering wild Pokémon if Chinchou is placed in the first slot of your party.
 
Chinchou has the abilities Volt Absorb and Illuminate. Volt Absorb heals Chinchou's HP by a quarter when hit by an electric-type move. Illuminate increases the rate of encountering wild Pokémon if Chinchou is placed in the first slot of your party.
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Chinchou''' [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Lanturn]] at level 27.
 
'''Chinchou''' [[Evolution|evolves]] into [[Lanturn]] at level 27.
 
== In the anime ==
 
Several Chinchou played a very minor part in [[Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea]], they helped destroy [[The Phantom|The Phantom's]] ship by overpowering and destroying his electrical equipment.
 
   
 
==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
 
{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
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|backcolor={{Water}}
 
|backcolor={{Water}}
 
|goldsilver=[[Route]]s [[Route 26|26]] and [[Route 27|27]], [[New Bark Town]], [[Union Cave]], [[Olivine City]], [[Pallet Town]], [[Vermilion City]], [[Cinnabar Island]]
 
|goldsilver=[[Route]]s [[Route 26|26]] and [[Route 27|27]], [[New Bark Town]], [[Union Cave]], [[Olivine City]], [[Pallet Town]], [[Vermilion City]], [[Cinnabar Island]]
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====Side game locations====
 
====Side game locations====
 
{{Side Game Locations
 
{{Side Game Locations
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|border={{Electric}}
 
|backcolor={{Water}}
 
|backcolor={{Water}}
 
|RSPinball=Hatch from [[egg]]
 
|RSPinball=Hatch from [[egg]]
|Trozei=Secret Storage 12,<br>Endless Level 9,<br>Trozei Battle,<br>Mr. Who's Den
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|Trozei=Secret Storage 12,<br />Endless Level 9,<br />Trozei Battle,<br />Mr. Who's Den
 
|PMD1=[[Silver Trench]] (70F-79F)
 
|PMD1=[[Silver Trench]] (70F-79F)
|PMD2=[[Miracle Sea]] (B1F-B18F)<br>[[Miracle Sea|Deep Miracle Sea]] (B1F-B3F)
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|PMD2=[[Miracle Sea]] (B1F-B18F)<br />[[Miracle Sea|Deep Miracle Sea]] (B1F-B3F)
 
|Ranger2=[[Puel Sea]]
 
|Ranger2=[[Puel Sea]]
 
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIIPokédex|
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gold=It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies. |
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silver=On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights. |
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|gold=It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
crystal=Its antennae, which evolved from a fin, have both positive and negative charges flowing through them. |
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|silver=On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
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. |
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|crystal=Its antennae, which evolved from a fin, have both positive and negative charges flowing through them.
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. |
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|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.
emerald=When it senses danger, it discharges positive and negative electricity from its two antennae. It lives in depths beyond sunlight's reach. |
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|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.
firered=On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights. |
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|emerald=When it senses danger, it discharges positive and negative electricity from its two antennae. It lives in depths beyond sunlight's reach.
leafgreen=It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies. |
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|firered=On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
diamond=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes. |
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|leafgreen=It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
pearl=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes. |
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|diamond=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
platinum=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes. |
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|pearl=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
heartgold=It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.|
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|platinum=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
soulsilver=On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights. |
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|heartgold=It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
black=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.|
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|soulsilver=On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
white=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.|
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|black=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
black 2=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.|
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|white=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
white 2=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.|
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|black 2=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
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|white 2=It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
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|x=On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
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|y=It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.}}
   
 
===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
====Generation II====
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====Leveling====
{{Main|Chinchou/Learnset Generation II}}
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{{Movessettop|type=Water|type2=Electric|gen=V}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Supersonic]]|—|55|20|Normal|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|'''[[Bubble]]'''|20|100|30|Water|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|6|[[Thunder Wave]]|—|100|20|Electric|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|9|[[Flail]]|??|100|15|Normal|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|12|[[Confuse Ray]]|—|100|10|Ghost|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|17|'''[[Water Gun]]'''|40|100|25|Water|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|20|'''[[Spark]]'''|65|100|20|Electric|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|23|[[Take Down]]|90|85|20|Normal|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|28|'''[[Electro Ball]]'''|??|100|10|Electric|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|31|'''[[BubbleBeam]]'''|65|100|20|Water|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|34|[[Signal Beam]]|75|100|15|Bug|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|39|'''[[Discharge]]'''|80|100|15|Electric|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|42|[[Aqua Ring]]|—|—|20|Water|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|45|'''[[Hydro Pump]]'''|120|80|5|Water|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|50|[[Charge]]|—|—|20|Electric|Status}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Water}}
   
====Generation III====
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==Appearances==
{{Main|Chinchou/Learnset Generation III}}
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===In the anime===
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Several Chinchou played a very minor part in [[Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea]], they helped destroy [[The Phantom|The Phantom's]] ship by overpowering and destroying his electrical equipment.
   
====Generation IV====
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==Trivia==
{{Main|Chinchou/Learnset Generation IV}}
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*Chinchou and its evolution are currently the only Electric/Water type Pokémon, besides [[Rotom]] in its Wash form.
 
====Generation V====
 
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|6|[[Thunder Wave]]|—|100|20|{{type|Electric}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
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{{Movessetmid
 
|9|[[Flail]]|??|100|15|{{type|Normal}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
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{{Movessetmid
 
|12|[[Confuse Ray]]|—|100|10|{{type|Ghost}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
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{{Movessetmid
 
|17|'''[[Water Gun]]'''|40|100|25|{{type|Water}}|{{Damage Category|Special}}
 
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|20|'''[[Spark]]'''|65|100|20|{{type|Electric}}|{{Damage Category|Physical}}
 
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|28|'''[[Electro Ball]]'''|??|100|10|{{type|Electric}}|{{Damage Category|Special}}
 
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|31|'''[[BubbleBeam]]'''|65|100|20|{{type|Water}}|{{Damage Category|Special}}
 
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|39|'''[[Discharge]]'''|80|100|15|{{type|Electric}}|{{Damage Category|Special}}
 
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{{Movessetmid
 
|42|[[Aqua Ring]]|—|—|20|{{type|Water}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
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|45|'''[[Hydro Pump]]'''|120|80|5|{{type|Water}}|{{Damage Category|Special}}
 
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{{Movessetmid
 
|50|[[Charge]]|—|—|20|{{type|Electric}}|{{Damage Category|Status}}
 
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{{References|chinchou|170}}
 
{{References|chinchou|170}}
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Latest revision as of 21:25, July 20, 2014

Type
Water  Electric
Species Angler Pokémon
Abilities Volt Absorb
Illuminate
Water Absorb (DW)
Pokédex
Crobat ← 170 → Lanturn
Kanto N/A Johto 174/176
Hoenn 181 Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 147
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Lanturn
Chinchou
170
チョンチー Chonchii
170Chinchou
Generation II
Evolutionary Line
170171
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
26.5 lbs. 12.0 kg 1'08" 0.5 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Water 2
Body Style Footprint
Body03
F170
Cry

Chinchou (Japanese: チョンチー Chonchii) is a Water/Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Chinchou resembles a small deep-sea fish with an oval-shaped body, two small fin-like arms, a pair of stubby legs, and two long antennas tipped with a yellow bulb-shaped sac. Chinchou also has two yellow eyes, each with a proton-shaped pupil.

BehaviorEdit

Chinchou can release negatively charged electricity from its antennas as means of hunting, self-defense, and communication.

Special abilitiesEdit

Chinchou has the abilities Volt Absorb and Illuminate. Volt Absorb heals Chinchou's HP by a quarter when hit by an electric-type move. Illuminate increases the rate of encountering wild Pokémon if Chinchou is placed in the first slot of your party.

EvolutionEdit

Chinchou evolves into Lanturn at level 27.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Chinchou Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Gold/Silver Routes 26 and 27, New Bark Town, Union Cave, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island Common
Crystal Routes 26 and 27, New Bark Town, Union Cave, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island Common
Ruby/ Sapphire Underwater Common
Emerald Underwater Common
Diamond/ Pearl Route 220 (fishing) Uncommon
Platinum Route 220 (fishing) Very Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Routes 26 and 27, New Bark Town, Union Cave, Olivine City, Pallet Town, Vermilion City, Cinnabar Island Common
Black/White Route 18, Driftveil City Uncommon


Side game locationsEdit

Chinchou Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Hatch from egg
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 12,
Endless Level 9,
Trozei Battle,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Silver Trench (70F-79F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Miracle Sea (B1F-B18F)
Deep Miracle Sea (B1F-B3F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Puel Sea


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Gold
It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
Silver
On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
Crystal
Its antennae, which evolved from a fin, have both positive and negative charges flowing through them.
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.
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.
Emerald
When it senses danger, it discharges positive and negative electricity from its two antennae. It lives in depths beyond sunlight's reach.
FireRed
On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
LeafGreen
It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
Diamond
It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Pearl
It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Platinum
It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
HeartGold
It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.
SoulSilver
On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
Black
It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
White
It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
Black 2
It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
White 2
It discharges positive and negative electricity from its antenna tips to shock its foes.
X
On the dark ocean floor, its only means of communication is its constantly flashing lights.
Y
It shoots positive and negative electricity between the tips of its two antennae and zaps its enemies.

LearnsetEdit

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status
1 Bubble 20 100% 30 Water Special
6 Thunder Wave 100% 20 Electric Status
9 Flail ?? 100% 15 Normal Physical
12 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status
17 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
20 Spark 65 100% 20 Electric Physical
23 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
28 Electro Ball ?? 100% 10 Electric Special
31 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water Special
34 Signal Beam 75 100% 15 Bug Special
39 Discharge 80 100% 15 Electric Special
42 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status
45 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Special
50 Charge —% 20 Electric 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.

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Several Chinchou played a very minor part in Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, they helped destroy The Phantom's ship by overpowering and destroying his electrical equipment.

TriviaEdit

  • Chinchou and its evolution are currently the only Electric/Water type Pokémon, besides Rotom in its Wash form.

ReferencesEdit


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