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Cyndaquil (Pokémon)

Meganium #154: Meganium
Pokémon
#156: Quilava Quilava
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Cyndaquil (disambiguation).
Cyndaquil
Fire Mouse Pokémon
ヒノアラシ
Hinoarashi
#155
Cyndaquil

Cyndaquil

Cyndaquil

Cyndaquil
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Fire Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Blaze Cacophony
Cacophony
Flash Fire
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Cyndaquil

Mega Cyndaquil Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
1'08" 0.5 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
17.4 lbs. 7.9 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#155
Kanto
#004
Johto
#310
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh

Unova
#000
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-019
Fiore
R-000
Almia
R-157/N-077
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
65
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
62
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body12.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F155.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Yellow
Base friendship
70
External Links

Cyndaquil (Japanese: ヒノアラシ Hinoarashi) is a Fire-type Pokémon.

It evolves into Quilava starting at level 14, which evolves into Typhlosion starting at level 36.

Along with Chikorita and Totodile, Cyndaquil is one of the three starter Pokémon of Johto available at the beginning of Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold, and SoulSilver.

Biology

Cyndaquil is a small, bipedal Pokémon with bluish fur on top of its body, and a milky color on the underside. Cyndaquil seems to be a composite of features from the echidna and the shrew. The echidna features are the flames from its back, while its general body shape is shrew-like. Its eyes are often closed and it has a long, thin snout. It lacks claws on its forelimbs, but has a single claw on each hind foot. Cyndaquil is usually timid by nature and often curls into a ball when intimidated. It has four red spots on its back from which its flames erupt. Cyndaquil is capable of defending itself using these flames. The fire grows more powerful as Cyndaquil becomes more angry or defensive. Though rare in the wild, few can be found living on grasslands.

In the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Cyndaquil

Cyndaquil in the anime

Ash Ketchum captured a Cyndaquil in Good 'Quil Hunting. During its early days on Ash's team, Cyndaquil was easily tired-out (e.g. waiting a while for the flames on its back to ignite so it could use Fire-type attacks). Eventually, Cyndaquil overcame its shortcomings. Ash left his Cyndaquil, along with the rest of his Johto team (save for Pikachu), at Professor Oak's lab when he set out for Hoenn. Later, Ash called Cyndaquil back into his party for the Sinnoh League in An Old Family Blend!. It evolved into Quilava after a battle with Team Rocket's mecha.

Dawn's Cyndaquil

A Cyndaquil Egg in the anime

In An Egg Scramble!, Dawn defeated Lyra in a battle, winning an Egg. Shortly after, the Egg hatched into a Cyndaquil. It later evolved into a Quilava in SS024.

Other

Cyndaquil first appeared in the anime in Don't Touch That 'dile as one of the three starter Pokémon Professor Elm had to give out at his lab.

Cyndaquil has a role in Arceus and the Jewel of Life alongside the other Johto starter Pokémon, Chikorita and Totodile.

Minor appearances

Jimmy chose Cyndaquil as his starter Pokémon. By The Legend of Thunder!, it had become a Typhlosion.

Lucy has a pet Cyndaquil which appeared in Queen of the Serpentine.

A Cyndaquil is owned by one of the students of Snowpoint Trainers' School in Classroom Training!.

A Cyndaquil made a brief appearance under the ownership of a Trainer in the Lily of the Valley Conference in An Old Family Blend!.

One also appeared in Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP141 Cyndaquil Ash's Pokédex Cyndaquil, the Fire Mouse Pokémon. Normally mild and even tempered, Cyndaquil will shoot a scorching flame out of its back when upset.
This concludes the entries from the original series.

In the manga

Cyndaquil in Magical Pokémon Journey

In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga

In Magical Pokémon Journey, Kiaraway, a Fire-type Pokémon Trainer, owns a male Cyndaquil. He is one of his most used Pokémon, first appearing with Vulpix in Vulpix and Cyndaquil.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Main article: Exbo

Professor Elm owned a Cyndaquil that was kept in his lab. It joined Gold's team to rescue the Totodile stolen by the thief Silver and was named Exbo for the explosive flames on its back. It later evolved into a Quilava and a Typhlosion.

In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga

During the first chapter of the series, Cyndaquil was shown as one of the Pokémon Professor Elm was giving away.

Cyndaquil is Chris's starter Pokémon in The Golden Boys manga.

In the Pocket Monsters HGSS: Jou's Big Adventure manga

A Cyndaquil was seen as one of the Pokémon Professor Elm was giving away in the first chapter.

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

Prior to Red's arrival in New Bark Town, Gold was given a Cyndaquil while Silver chose Totodile.

In the TCG

Main article: Cyndaquil (TCG)

In the TFG

One Cyndaquil figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Melee

When released from a Poké Ball, Cyndaquil will aim a Flamethrower diagonally towards the ground in one direction. It is one of the easiest Pokémon to avoid, however. It can also be knocked off the screen.

Trophy information

Cyndaquil frighten easily, so they're often found curled up in balls. When threatened, they flare the flames on their backs to drive off enemies. Cyndaquil was one of the three Pokémon that Trainers could choose from at the beginning of Pokémon Silver, Gold, and Crystal. No one knows if their eyes are open.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Cyndaquil is not a Poké Ball item anymore. It is only a trophy.

Trophy information

"A Fire Mouse Pokémon. It's a timid creature that often curls up into a ball. When threatened, it flares up the flames on its back to scare off enemies. When it's angry, it can produce powerful flames, but when it's tired, it has trouble producing fire and suffers from incomplete combustion. When it levels up, it evolves into Quilava. Its squinty eyes are adorable."

Game data

NPC appearances

  • Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire: Hitting Cyndaquil will knock it back. After a few hits, Cyndaquil will be knocked into the Egg stand and the flame on its back will start heating the Egg. Hitting Cyndaquil one more time will cause the Egg to hatch and the player will have a chance to catch the newly hatched Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
Silver It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.
Crystal The fire that spouts from its back burns hottest when it is angry. The flaring flames intimidate foes.
Stadium 2 It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
Generation III
Ruby Cyndaquil protects itself by flaring up the flames on its back. The flames are vigorous if the Pokémon is angry. However, if it is tired, the flames sputter fitfully with incomplete combustion.
Sapphire
Emerald It flares flames from its back to protect itself. The fire burns vigorously if the Pokémon is angry. When it is tired, it sputters with incomplete combustion.
FireRed It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.
LeafGreen It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
Generation IV
Diamond It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It is timid, and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
SoulSilver It usually stays hunched over. If it is angry or surprised, it shoots flames out of its back.
Generation V
Black It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.
White
Black 2 It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.
White 2
Generation VI
X It is timid and always curls itself up in a ball. If attacked, it flares up its back for protection.
Y It has a timid nature. If it is startled, the flames on its back burn more vigorously.
Omega Ruby Cyndaquil protects itself by flaring up the flames on its back. The flames are vigorous if the Pokémon is angry. However, if it is tired, the flames sputter fitfully with incomplete combustion.
Alpha Sapphire

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Starter Pokémon from Professor Elm in New Bark Town
Crystal
Starter Pokémon from Professor Elm in New Bark Town
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Reward from Professor Birch for completing the Hoenn Pokédex
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade, Event
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Reward for defeating 100 Trainers in Mt. Battle
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Starter Pokémon from Professor Elm in New Bark Town
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer
Generation VI
X Y
Poké Transporter
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Reward from Professor Birch after entering the Hall of Fame

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Channel Bus Stop
Pokémon Pinball:
Ruby & Sapphire
Randomly on the Ruby Field*
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 20
Endless Level 34
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Starter Pokémon
Joyous Tower (13F-17F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Starter Pokémon
Giant Volcano (1F-10F)
Dark Crater (B1-B10)
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Mitonga Road
Fire Temple
Pokémon Rumble Blast Lava: Firebreathing Mountain
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Flower Zone

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Double-Edge Cyndaquil English United States 5 December 28, 2001 to January 31, 2002;
January 17 to 23, 2003
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! Second Campaign Cyndaquil Japanese Japan 10 December 9, 2005 to January 10, 2006

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 39
99 - 146 188 - 282
Attack: 52
51 - 114 98 - 223
Defense: 43
43 - 104 81 - 203
Sp.Atk: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Sp.Def: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Speed: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Total: 309   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
4/5 ★★★★
Power
2/4 ★★☆☆
Skill
3/3 ★★★
Stamina
1/3 ☆☆
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
13/18 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35 ???  ?  ?
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30 ???  ?  ?
066 Smokescreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20 ???  ?  ?
1010 Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25 ???  ?  ?
1313 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30 ???  ?  ?
1919 Flame Wheel Fire Physical 06060 100100% 25 ???  ?  ?
2222 Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 —% 40 ???  ?  ?
2828 Flame Charge Fire Physical 05050 100100% 20 ???  ?  ?
3131 Swift Normal Special 06060 —% 20 ???  ?  ?
3737 Lava Plume Fire Special 08080 100100% 15 ???  ?  ?
4040 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100100% 15 ???  ?  ?
4646 Inferno Fire Special 100100 05050% 5 ???  ?  ?
4949 Rollout Rock Physical 03030 09090% 20 ???  ?  ?
5555 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100100% 15 ???  ?  ?
5858 Eruption Fire Special 150150 100100% 5 ???  ?  ?
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Cyndaquil obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cyndaquil
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cyndaquil
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM43 Flame Charge Fire Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM50 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM59 Incinerate Fire Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cyndaquil
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cyndaquil
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
MankeyEeveeTeddiursaUrsaringZigzagoonLinoone
SlakothSlakingSkittyEspurrMeowstic
Covet Normal Physical 60 100% 25
SandslashZangoose Crush Claw Normal Physical 75 95% 10
RattataRaticateEeveeCyndaquilQuilavaTyphlosion
PhanpySkittyNumelSpindaHippopotasHippowdon
DeerlingSawsbuckSkiddoGogoat
Double-Edge Normal Physical 120 100% 15
Nidoran♂NidorinoNidokingJolteonCombuskenBlaziken
DeerlingSawsbuckBunnelbyDiggersby
Double Kick Fighting Physical 30 100% 30
VulpixNinetalesNuzleaf Extrasensory Psychic Special 80 100% 20
VulpixGrowlitheNumelCameruptPansearSimisear
Heatmor
Flame Burst Fire Special 70 100% 15
GrowlithePonytaRapidashCombuskenBlazikenMonferno
InfernapeTepigPigniteEmboarDarumakaDarmanitan
Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120 100% 15
SentretFurretSkittyBunearyLopunnyLucario Foresight Normal Status —% 40
SandshrewSandslashMeowthPersianPsyduckGolduck
MankeyPrimeapeSentretFurretAipomAmbipom
SneaselWeavileTeddiursaUrsaringLinooneVigoroth
KecleonChimcharMonfernoInfernapeGlameowPurugly
StunkySkuntankPurrloinLiepardPansageSimisage
PansearSimisearPanpourSimipourDrilburExcadrill
ZoruaZoroarkCubchooBearticHeatmor
Fury Swipes Normal Physical 18 80% 15
HoundourHoundoomPoochyenaMightyenaWhismurLoudred
ExploudElectrikeManectricFennekinBraixenDelphox
Howl Normal Status —% 40
SeedotNuzleafDeerlingSawsbuck Nature Power Normal Status —% 20
RattataRaticatePikachuVulpixNinetalesRapidash
EeveeVaporeonJolteonFlareonEspeonUmbreon
LeafeonGlaceonSylveonCyndaquilQuilavaTyphlosion
SentretFurretSneaselWeavileTorchicCombusken
BlazikenElectrikeManectricZangooseAbsolPachirisu
BuizelFloatzelBunearyLopunnyLucarioBlitzle
ZebstrikaEmolgaBunnelbyDiggersby
Quick Attack Normal Physical 40 100% 30
GrowlitheVigorothLillipupHerdierStoutlandMienfoo
MienshaoBouffalant
Reversal Fighting Physical 100% 15
NidokingMankeyPrimeapeTaurosTeddiursaUrsaring
SpindaBlitzleZebstrikaSandileKrokorokKrookodile
DarumakaDarmanitanCubchooBearticBouffalant
Thrash Normal Physical 120 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Cyndaquil in Generation VI
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Cyndaquil in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cyndaquil
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cyndaquil
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Contest   Appeal   Jamming 
X Y OR AS Covet Normal Physical 60 100% 25 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Fire Pledge Fire Special 80 100% 10 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Heat Wave Fire Special 95 90% 10 Cool 0   0  
X Y OR AS Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15 Cool 0   0  
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Cyndaquil can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Cyndaquil cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cyndaquil
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cyndaquil
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Anime-only moves

Move Type Episode
Agility  Psychic  Hot Matches!

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Pound Cyndaquil (McDonald Pack 6)
Rage Cyndaquil (EX Hidden Legends 59)

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 PinRS155.png PinRS155.gif 
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani155.gif 
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP155.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 11.2%
Friend Area: Scorched Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP Make me angry and I'll burn you!
26%-50% HP My health is down to half...
1%-25% HP It's no good... Even the fire on my back is weakened...
Level up Yippee! There's my level! Awesome!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP I'm going for it, <name>!
26%-50% HP This is getting tougher...
1%-25% HP The fire on my back is almost out... <name>, help me...
Level up That's it! I leveled!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP155.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Fire  Poké Assist: Fire PA.png
( Fire )
Field move: Burn fm.png
(Burn ×1)
Loops: 3 Min. exp.: 22 Max. exp.: 36
Browser entry  
Cyndaquil can make the flames on its back flare to burn Bundled Hay and so on.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Fire  Fire Assist.png
( Fire )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Burn 1 field move.png
(Burn ×1)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It sends out pillars of fire to attack.
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
N/A Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW155.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Cyndaquil lives in the Flower Zone. There's nothing he likes better than Rayquaza's Balloon Panic.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

155Cyndaquil.png
Unevolved
Cyndaquil
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 14
156Quilava.png
First evolution
Quilava
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 36
157Typhlosion.png
Second evolution
Typhlosion
 Fire 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 155.png Spr b 2g 155.png Spr 2s 155.png Spr b 2g 155.png Spr 2c 155.gif Spr b 2g 155.png
Spr 2g 155 s.png Spr b 2g 155 s.png Spr 2s 155 s.png Spr b 2g 155 s.png Spr 2c 155 s.gif Spr b 2g 155 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 155.png Spr b 3r 155.png Spr 3e 155.gif Spr b 3r 155.png Spr 3r 155.png Spr b 3r 155.png
Spr 3r 155 s.png Spr b 3r 155 s.png Spr 3e 155 s.gif Spr b 3r 155 s.png Spr 3r 155 s.png Spr b 3r 155 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 155.png Spr b 4d 155.png Spr 4d 155.png Spr b 4d 155.png Spr 4h 155.png Spr b 4h 155.png
Spr 4d 155 s.png Spr b 4d 155 s.png Spr 4d 155 s.png Spr b 4d 155 s.png Spr 4h 155 s.png Spr b 4h 155 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 155.png Spr b 5b 155.png Spr 5b 155.png Spr b 5b 155.png
Spr 5b 155 s.png Spr b 5b 155 s.png Spr 5b 155 s.png Spr b 5b 155 s.png
Front Back Front Back
155MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Cyndaquil images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Cyndaquil is the only Fire-type starter Pokémon that retains a pure Fire type throughout its entire evolutionary line.
  • Cyndaquil is the first starter Pokémon based on a mammal.

Origin

Its appearance is based on the echidna, but it also has traits of shrews, such as its long snout, and its closed eyes may be a reference to baby honey badgers, as its fully evolved form is based on one. When its fire is lit, the fire resembles the quills of the porcupine.

Name origin

Cyndaquil is a combination of cinder (ashes) and quill (referring to needle-like hairs).

Hinoarashi may be a combination of 火 hi (fire) and 山荒 yama-arashi (porcupine). It can be taken to mean 火の嵐 hi no arashi (storm of fire).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ヒノアラシ Hinoarashi Means 火の嵐 hi no arashi; also a pun on 山荒 yama-arashi
France Flag.png French Héricendre From hérisson and cendre
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cyndaquil Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Feurigel From Feuer and Igel
Italy Flag.png Italian Cyndaquil Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 브케인 Bukaein From bul and 허리케인 heorikaein


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