Charizard is a draconic, bipedal Pokémon and the final stage of the Charmander evolutionary line. It is primarily orange with a cream underside from the chest to the tip of its tail, which burns with a sizable flame.
Charizard has a long neck, small blue eyes, raised nostrils, and two blunt horns protruding from the back of its rectangular head. There are two fangs visible in the upper jaw when its mouth is closed. Two large wings with teal undersides sprout from its back, and a horn-like appendage juts out from the third joint of each wing. Charizard's arms are short and skinny compared to its robust belly, and each limb has three white claws. It has stocky legs and cream-colored soles under its feet.
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 8-C | 8-A | At least 7-A | At least High 7-A
Name: Charmander | Charmeleon | Charizard
Gender: Male or Female (7 in 8 males though)
Classification: Flame Pokémon, Lizard Pokemon
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Flight, Fire Manipulation, Dragon and Fire type breath attacks, Dragon-based attacks, Ground-based attacks, Rock-based attacks, Metal-based attacks, Fighting-type attacks, Limited Electricity Manipulation (Thunder Punch), can use Solar Beam, can use Shadow Claw, Weather Manipulation while in its standard form and Mega Charizard X and Y (Y's is automatic with Drought), Close combat damage and proficiency is increased as Mega Charizard X
Attack Potency: Large Building level+ (Capable of battling pokemon that can harm him) | Multi-City Block level+ (Comparable to Pidgeotto) | At least Mountain level+ (According to this calc of Pokédex entry in Pokémon Stadium. Should scale to other fully evolved Pokemon) | At least Large Mountain level (Comparable to other Mega Pokemon)
Lifting Strength: Peak Human (Lifted Golem who according to the Pokédex, weighs 300 kg)
Striking Strength: Large Building Class+ | Multi-City Block Class+ | At least Mountain Class+ | At least Large Mountain Class
Stamina: High (It can last for minutes and hours against many strong Pokémon)
Range: Extended melee range, several meters with certain moves of various types.
Standard Equipment: Charizardite X or Charizardite Y (Allows Charizard to Mega Evolve into Mega Charizard X or Mega Charizard Y)
Intelligence: Charizard are known to be born fighters, regularly challenging other Pokémon to intense battles in search of the thrill of the fight. To this end, it is proficient in both close and long-range combat, slashing and kicking opponents who come in close and roasting those who choose to keep their distance to avoid its claws. Particularly powerful Charizard are known to challenge "pseudo-legendaries" such as to single-combat and won't stray from battles with entities as powerful as Articuno. However, their battle-readiness has made the species proud as whole, refusing to fight those weaker than them and bearing a certain amount of overconfidence which may lead to reckless endeavors in their various scuffles.
Weaknesses: It is weak to Water and Electric moves, even more so with Rock-type attacks, it needs to fly to be fast and cannot fly in small spaces, it tends to be stubborn, powerful enough that it tends to believe that nothing can defeat it. Charizard will die if the fire on the tip of its tail is completely extinguished, Blast Burn forces Charizard to rest and recuperate after its completion, leaving it vulnerable to attacks, Flare Blitz deals a significant amount of damage to Charizard on impact with its target, Charizards are known to be proud fighters to the point of overconfidence at times | As Mega Charizard X, it is only weak to Ground, Rock, and Dragon-type moves. As Mega Charizard Y, drought won't activate during heavy rain or when a mysterious air current appears.
- Mega Punch: Charizard charges its fist with energy before dishing out a devastating punch.
- Blast Burn: Charizard attacks with very intense flames that can inflict severe damage to the foes, which can kill by incineration. It may have to recharge afterwards.
- Fly: Charizard dodges incoming attacks by flying high into the air before swooping down and tackling its opponent with the momentum it gained during flight.
- Wing Attack: Charizard slams its opponent with its wings.
- Steel Wing: Charizard's wings glow with energy, extending their effective range as he slams them into his target.
- Mega Kick: Charizard charges its leg with energy before kicking the opponent with great force.
- Slash: Charizard cuts its opponent apart with its claws.
- Flamethrower: Charizard breathes a stream of concentrated fire at his opponent.
- Fire Blast: Charizard fires a flame blast in the shape of a 大 kanjī, which means "great", at the targets, dealing even more damage than Flamethrower.
- Dragon Claw: Charizard charges its claws with draconic energy to extend its range before slashing the opponent with them.
- Shadow Claw: Charizard slashes at its opponent with a sharp claw made from shadows.
- Seismic Toss: Charizard seizes his opponent and takes them into the mesosphere before bringing them down in an Izuna Drop maneuver.
- Overheat: Charizard attacks with ferocious burst of flame, dealing even more damage than Fire Blast. However, subsequent uses will be much weaker, and overuse will lower Charizard's overall combat effectiveness.
- Dragon Breath: Charizard fires a beam of draconic energy that deals damage and may paralyze the target on impact.
- Dragon Rage: Charizard attacks with a sphere of pure flame at the foe.
- Flare Blitz: Charizard wreaths itself in flame before throwing itself at its opponent in a flying tackle, dealing massive Fire-type damage upon striking the target. However, the recklessness of this attack deals a portion of this damage back to Charizard, which can wear it down if overused.
- Thunder Punch: Charizard throws a punch while his hand is cloaked in electricity
- Dragon Tail: Charizard's tail becomes engulfed in a draconic aura, and the target is struck by Charizard's tail
- Blaze: When pushed to the brink, Charizard's fighting spirit burns on, greatly increasing the power of its already devastating fire attacks.
Mega Charizard X
- Tough Claws: Mega Charizard X's close combat proficiency is superior to its normal counterparts. Its Tough Claws ability significantly raises the power of any close combat attacks he uses.
Mega Charizard Y
- Drought: Mega Charizard Y is able to greatly raise the intensity of the sun's light in his vicinity. The harsh sunlight can strengthen any Fire type attacks while also weakening any Water type attacks in the battle; it can also allow the move Solar Beam to be used instantly.
-For moves that it can learn by other means, see here
Key: Charmander | Charmeleon | Charizard | Mega Charizard X/Y