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Type(s)
Fighting  
Species Punching Pokémon
Abilities Keen Eye
Iron Fist
Inner Focus (DW)
Pokédex
Hitmonlee ← 107 → Lickitung
Kanto 107 Johto 145/147
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From Tyrogue
Evolves Into None
Hitmonchan
107
エビワラー Ebiwaraa
107Hitmonchan
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
236106107237
Gender
100% ♂ / 0 % ♀
Weight Height
110.7 lbs. 50.2 kg 4'07" 1.4 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Brown Human-Like
Body Style Footprint
Body12
F107
Cry

Hitmonchan (Japanese: エビワラー Ebiwaraa) is a Fighting-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Hitmonchan's appearance is very similar to a human, when compared to other Pokémon. The color of its skin is a light brown color. It wears a purple skirt and bright red boxing gloves. It's feet are also a purple colour, giving it the appearance that it is wearing shoes. It's enlarged shoulders appear as large shoulder pads. The very top of its head is separated into five sections, and its face has visible eyes and a mouth but no nose.

Special abilities

Hitmonchan can have one of two abilities, Keen Eye or Iron Fist. Keen Eye is an ability that will prevent any accuracy loss. Iron Fist is an ability that powers up any punch move by 20%.

Hitmonchan utilize punching moves to the fullest, far more than any other Pokémon. Its punches can be so quick that it is possible that they are not able to be seen. Hitmonchan can learn all three elemental punches which are strong against elemental Pokémon that are weak against them.

Evolution

Hitmonchan evolves from Tyrogue at level 20 only when its Attack stat is lower than its Defense Stat.

Game info

Game locations

Hitmonchan Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Saffron City One
Yellow Saffron City One
Gold/Silver Evolve Tyrogue None
Crystal Evolve Tyrogue None
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Fighting Dojo in Saffron City One
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Tyrogue None
Platinum Evolve Tyrogue None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Tyrogue None
Black/White Evolve Tyrogue None


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
While apparently doing nothing, it fires punches in lightning fast volleys that are impossible to see.
Yellow
Punches in corkscrew fashion. It can punch its way through a concrete wall in the same way as a drill.
Gold
Its punches slice through the air. However, it seems to need a short break after fighting for three minutes.
Silver
Its punches slice the air. They are launched at such high speed, even a slight graze could cause a burn.
Crystal
To increase the strength of all its punch moves, it spins its arms just before making contact.
Ruby
A Hitmonchan is said to possess the spirit of a boxer who had been working towards a world championship. This Pokémon has an indomitable spirit and will never give up in the face of adversity.
Sapphire
A Hitmonchan is said to possess the spirit of a boxer who had been working towards a world championship. This Pokémon has an indomitable spirit and will never give up in the face of adversity.
Emerald
A Hitmonchan is said to possess the spirit of a boxer who aimed to become the world champion. Having an indomitable spirit means that it will never give up.
FireRed
The spirit of a pro boxer has infused this Pokémon. It throws punches that are faster than a bullet train.
LeafGreen
While apparently doing nothing, it fires punches in lightning fast volleys that are impossible to see.
Diamond
The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
Pearl
The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
Platinum
The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
HeartGold
Its punches slice through the air. However, it seems to need a short break after fighting for three minutes.
SoulSilver
Its punches slice the air. They are launched at such high speed, even a slight graze could cause a burn.
Black
The arm-twisting it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
White
The arm-twisting it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
Black 2
The arm-twisting it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
White 2
The arm-twisting it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
X
The arm-twisting punches it throws pulverize even concrete. It rests after three minutes of fighting.
Y
The spirit of a pro boxer has infused this Pokémon. It throws punches that are faster than a bullet train.

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 107 front Y 107 front GR 107 front
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 107 front S 107 front C 107 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 107 front E 107 front FRLG 107 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 107 front HGSS 107 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Hitmonchan BW
X Y Back

Appearances

In the anime

Anthony Hitmonchan

Anthony's Hitmonchan in the anime

Hitmonchan first appeared in the anime episode The Punchy Pokémon, where it was entered into a fighting tournament under the ownership of a trainer named Anthony.

Trivia

  • Hitmonchan's shiny and regular color boxing gloves resemble the traditional boxing gloves colors.
  • Hitmonchan's name is a reference to Jackie Chan.
    • Hitmonchan's Japanese name is a reference to a boxer named Hiroyuki Ebihara.
  • Little Mac from the game "Punch-Out" weighs 107 lbs. the same  number as Hitmochan's Pokédex number.

Origins

Hitmonchan's English name is derived from the words "Hit", "Monster" and the last name of film star Jackie Chan, the same as how Hitmonlee is derived the same first two words and the last name of Bruce Lee. It's Japanese name, Ebiwalar, is derived from the world champion boxer Hiroyuki Ebihara.

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