Charmeleon (Base Set 24)

Charmeleon LV.32
リザード Lizardo
Fire
CharmeleonStormfront102.jpg
Stormfront print
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Evolution stage
004
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Charmander
Card name Charmeleon
Type Fire
HP 80
weakness
Water×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
 
English expansion Base Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 24/102
Japanese expansion Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 35/130
Card GB set Colosseum
Card GB ID A07
Card GB 2 set Beginning Pokémon
Card GB 2 ID A12
Japanese expansion Pokémon Web
Japanese rarity Common
Japanese card no. 007/048
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 37/110
English expansion Stormfront
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 102/100
Japanese expansion Intense Fight in the Destroyed Sky
Japanese rarity Ultra-Rare Uncommon
Japanese card no. 091/092
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Charmeleon.

Charmeleon (Japanese: リザード Lizardo) is a Fire-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Base Set.

Card text

Base Set and Base Set 2 prints

    Slash
きりさく
30
    Flamethrower
かえんほうしゃ
50
Discard 1   Energy card attached to Charmeleon in order to use this attack.


Legendary Collection print

    Slash
きりさく
30
    Flamethrower
かえんほうしゃ
50
Discard 1   Energy card attached to Charmeleon or this attack does nothing.


Pokédex data (Base Set, Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection prints)

Charmeleon - Flame Pokémon
No. Height Weight
005 3'7" (1.1 m) 42 lbs. (19.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
When it swings its burning tail, it raises the temperature to unbearably high levels.
しっぽをふりまわして相手をなぎ倒し、鋭いツメでズタズタに引き裂いてしまう。


Stormfront print

    Slash
きりさく
30
    Flamethrower
かえんほうしゃ
50
Discard a   Energy attached to Charmeleon.


Pokédex data (Stormfront print)

Charmeleon - Flame Pokémon
No. Height Weight
005 3'07" (1.1 m) 41.9 lbs. (19.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
It lashes about with its tail to knock down its foe. It then tears up the fallen opponent with sharp claws.
シッポを ふりまわして あいてを なぎたおし するどい ツメで ズタズタに ひきさいてしまう。


Release information

This card was included in the Base Set, first released in the Japanese Expansion Pack. It was reprinted in the Base Set 2 expansion. It was reprinted in the Japanese Pokémon Web. It was reprinted again in the Legendary Collection expansion.

A special reprint was included in the Stormfront expansion with redrawn artwork by Mitsuhiro Arita, first released in the Japanese Intense Fight in the Destroyed Sky expansion. This print modified some of the card text to bring it in line with modern card wording whilst still allowing it to retain its original effects.

Gallery

Base Set print
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Stormfront print
Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


GB1 Colosseum sprite
GB2 Beginning Pokémon sprite
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

Slash and Flamethrower are both moves in the Pokémon games that Charmeleon can learn. This card's English Base Set Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green. The Stormfront Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon FireRed.


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