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[[File:Type Fighting.gif|link=Fighting type]]  
Species Punching Pokémon
Abilities Keen Eye
Iron Fist
Inner Focus (Dream World)
[[Hitmonlee]] ← 107 → [[Lickitung]]
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from [[Tyrogue]]
Evolves into None
(エビワラー Ebiwaraa)
[[Generation I]]
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex color Egg group
<font color=Brown>Brown</font>
Shape Footprint

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


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.

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.


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

Game info

Game locations

Version(s) Area(s) 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 {{{erarity}}}
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



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.

Its PokéDex number, 107, is a reference to Punch Out Little Mac's weight (107 lb)


  • 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 107lbs. the same  number as Hitmochan's Pokedex number.
  • Elite Four Bruno uses a Hitmonchan.


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