In the Anime
May's first Pokémon was a Torchic. It later evolves into Combusken.
It is set to reappear in the Pikachu short airing with the 15th Pokémon movie.
Torchic is an orange and yellow colored chick with three large feathers on its head. It has a small beak and large eyes. Its feet have three toes and when you hug it, it feels like a warm waterbottle.
|Ruby/Sapphire||Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101||One|
|Emerald||Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101||One|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Gift from Steven Stone after beating Red (pick the red stone)||One|
Side game locations
|Pokémon Channel|| Springleaf Field|
|Pokémon Trozei!|| Huge Storage 2|
Endless Level 14
Mr. Who's Den
|Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team|| Starter Pokémon|
Joyous Tower (11F-15F)
|Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness|| Starter Pokémon|
Giant Volcano (1F-10F)
Dark Crater (B1F-
|Pokémon Ranger||Lyra Forest|
Torchic is a portmenteau of Torch and Chick.
- Torchic is the first fire type starter that does not have fire on its body, although Blaziken does spout fire from its wrists until Generation V with Tepig but Emboar has a fiery beard.
- Torchic originally had floppy ears.
- Torchic is the only starter Pokémon to have two limbs.
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- Legendary Pokémon data
- The Pokémon Database
- Pokémon Dream Pokédex data
- Psypokes Psydex data