Medicham

Medicham

Official artwork by Ken Sugimori

Classification

The Meditate Pokémon

Fighting Psychic

Damage Taken*

×4: N/A
×2: Fairy Flying Ghost
×1: Bug Dark Dragon Electric Fire Grass Ground Ice Normal Poison Psychic Steel Water
×0.5: Fighting Rock
×0.25: N/A
×0: N/A

Abilities

Pure Power
Boosts the Pokémon’s Attack stat.
Telepathy hidden ability
Anticipates an ally’s attack and dodges it.

Base Stats (410 total)

HP: 60
60
Attack: 60
60
Defense: 75
75
Sp. Atk: 60
60
Sp. Def: 75
75
Speed: 80
80

Size

  • Height: 4'3" / 1.3 m
  • Weight: 69.4 lbs / 31.5 kg

Breeding Info

Gender Ratio

50% male
50% female

50% male / 50% female

Egg Groups

Human-Like

Tags

Stage 1, Fully evolved, Has functional form

Evolutionary Family

Meditite
Meditite
Base form
Medicham
Medicham
Level 37

Flavor Info

Pokédex Entries

It is said that through meditation, Medicham heightens energy inside its body and sharpens its sixth sense. This Pokémon hides its presence by merging itself with fields and mountains.


Through crushingly harsh yoga training, it gained the power to foretell its foe’s actions. It battles with elegant, dance-like movement.

Misc Data

  • Catch Rate: 90
  • Base Happiness: 70

Pokédex Categories

Color

Red

Body Shape

Bipedal without tail Bipedal without tail

Level-Up Moves

Level Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
1RL Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 80 90% 15 The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. This may also make the target flinch.
1RL Fire Punch Fire Physical 75 100% 15 The target is punched with a fiery fist. This may also leave the target with a burn.
1RL Thunder Punch Electric Physical 75 100% 15 The target is punched with an electrified fist. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
1RL Ice Punch Ice Physical 75 100% 15 The target is punched with an icy fist. This may also leave the target frozen.
1 Bide Normal Physical * —% 10 The user endures attacks for two turns, then strikes back to cause double the damage taken.
4 Meditate Psychic Other —% 40 The user meditates to awaken the power deep within its body and raise its Attack stat.
7 Confusion Psychic Special 50 100% 25 The target is hit by a weak telekinetic force. This may also confuse the target.
9 Detect Fighting Other —% 5 Enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
12 Endure Normal Other —% 10 The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
15 Feint Normal Physical 30 100% 10 An attack that hits a target using Protect or Detect. This also lifts the effects of those moves.
17 Force Palm Fighting Physical 60 100% 10 The target is attacked with a shock wave. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
20 Hidden Power Normal Special 60 100% 15 A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
23 Calm Mind Psychic Other —% 20 The user quietly focuses its mind and calms its spirit to raise its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.
25 Mind Reader Normal Other —% 5 The user senses the target’s movements with its mind to ensure its next attack does not miss the target.
28 High Jump Kick Fighting Physical 130 90% 10 The target is attacked with a knee kick from a jump. If it misses, the user is hurt instead.
31 Psych Up Normal Other —% 10 The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.
33 Acupressure Normal Other —% 30 The user applies pressure to stress points, sharply boosting one of its or its allies’ stats.
36 Power Trick Psychic Other —% 10 The user employs its psychic power to switch its Attack with its Defense stat.
42 Reversal Fighting Physical * 100% 15 An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
47 Recover Normal Other —% 10 Restoring its own cells, the user restores its own HP by half of its max HP.
53 Counter Fighting Physical * 100% 20 A retaliation move that counters any physical attack, inflicting double the damage taken.

TM/HM Moves

# Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
003 Psyshock Psychic Special 80 100% 10 The user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This attack does physical damage.
004 Calm Mind Psychic Other —% 20 The user quietly focuses its mind and calms its spirit to raise its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.
006 Toxic Poison Other 90% 10 A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
008 Bulk Up Fighting Other —% 20 The user tenses its muscles to bulk up its body, raising both its Attack and Defense stats.
010 Hidden Power Normal Special 60 100% 15 A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
011 Sunny Day Fire Other —% 5 The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
015 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150 90% 5 The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can’t move on the next turn.
016 Light Screen Psychic Other —% 30 A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special attacks for five turns.
017 Protect Normal Other —% 10 Enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
018 Rain Dance Water Other —% 5 The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves.
021 Frustration Normal Physical * 100% 20 A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
027 Return Normal Physical * 100% 20 A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
029 Psychic Psychic Special 90 100% 10 The target is hit by a strong telekinetic force. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
030 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 80 100% 15 The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def stat.
031 Brick Break Fighting Physical 75 100% 15 The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.
032 Double Team Normal Other —% 15 By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
033 Reflect Psychic Other —% 20 A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical attacks for five turns.
039 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 60 95% 15 Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target’s Speed stat by preventing its movement.
042 Facade Normal Physical 70 100% 20 An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or has paralysis.
044 Rest Psychic Other —% 10 The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user’s HP and heals any status conditions.
045 Attract Normal Other 100% 15 If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
047 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 65 100% 20 The user makes a swift attack on the target’s legs, which lowers the target’s Speed stat.
048 Round Normal Special 60 100% 15 The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
052 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120 70% 5 The user heightens its mental focus and unleashes its power. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
053 Energy Ball Grass Special 90 100% 10 The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target’s Sp. Def.
056 Fling Dark Physical * 100% 10 The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move’s power and effects depend on the item.
067 Retaliate Normal Physical 70 100% 5 The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this move becomes more powerful.
068 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150 90% 5 The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can’t move on the next turn.
070 Flash Normal Other 100% 20 The user flashes a bright light that cuts the target’s accuracy.
077 Psych Up Normal Other —% 10 The user hypnotizes itself into copying any stat change made by the target.
080 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90% 10 Large boulders are hurled at the opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
084 Poison Jab Poison Physical 80 100% 20 The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
085 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100 100% 15 The user eats the dreams of a sleeping target. It absorbs half the damage caused to heal its own HP.
086 Grass Knot Grass Special * 100% 20 The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move’s power.
087 Swagger Normal Other 85% 15 The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target’s Attack stat.
088 Sleep Talk Normal Other —% 10 While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
090 Substitute Normal Other —% 10 The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user’s decoy.
094 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 40 100% 15 The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat. This move can also shatter rocks in the field.
098 Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 40 100% 20 Striking opponents over and over makes the user’s fists harder. Hitting a target raises the Attack stat.
100 Confide Normal Other —% 20 The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
H04 Strength Normal Physical 80 100% 15 The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power. This can also be used to move heavy boulders.
ZC01 Spirit Punch Fighting Special 90 85% 15 The user summons a giant fist made of pure fighting spirit and pummels the target. This may also raise Attack and Special Attack.
ZC17 Shadow Dart Ghost Special 65 100% 25 The user fires a shadowy bolt that follows the target anywhere, even through the earth or the air.
ZC20 Mind Shatter Psychic Special 60 90% 10 The user invades the target's mind and gives it a sudden, splitting headache. This attack always results in a critical hit.
ZC32 Hyper-Focus Psychic Other —% 15 The user hones its focus to boost its Special Attack stat and accuracy.
ZC33 Lariat Fighting Physical 80 100% 20 The user knocks the opponent down hard with a mighty swing of its arm, startling it out of any attacks it might have been preparing.
ZC43 Brain Press Psychic Physical * 100% 10 The user squeezes the target's head and applies painful pressure. The higher the target's Special Attack, the greater the damage.
ZC52 Berry Share Normal Other —% 10 The user shares its held Berry with the target. The target is placated by the gift and may be easier to catch.
ZC53 Hidden Gift Normal Other —% 10 A unique attack that varies in effect depending on the Pokémon using it.
ZC54 Clear Sky Normal Other —% 5 The user clears the skies and calms the wind, returning the weather to normal.

Tutor Moves

Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
Amaze Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user amazes the foe with its coolness and then attacks. It grows in power the cooler the user is.
Captivate Normal Other 100% 20 If any opposing Pokémon is the opposite gender of the user, it is charmed, which harshly lowers its Sp. Atk stat.
Confound Normal Special * 100% 15 The user confounds the foe with its cleverness and then attacks. It grows in power the cleverer the user is.
Dazzle Normal Special * 100% 15 The user dazzles the foe with its cuteness and then attacks. It grows in power the cuter the user is.
Demolish Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user frightens the foe with its toughness and then attacks. It grows in power the tougher the user is.
Drain Punch Fighting Physical 75 100% 10 An energy-draining punch. The user’s HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Endure Normal Other —% 10 The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Enthrall Normal Special * 100% 15 The user enchants the foe with its beauty and then attacks. It grows in power the more beautiful the user is.
Fire Punch Fire Physical 75 100% 15 The target is punched with a fiery fist. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150 100% 20 The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. This move fails if the user is hit before it is used.
Gravity Psychic Other —% 5 Gravity is intensified for five turns, making moves involving flying unusable and negating Levitate.
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Helping Hand Normal Other —% 20 The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally’s attack.
Ice Punch Ice Physical 75 100% 15 The target is punched with an icy fist. This may also leave the target frozen.
Link Pulse Psychic Special 60 —% 20 The user locks onto the target's mind and blasts it with psychic energy. This attack never misses.
Low Kick Fighting Physical * 100% 20 A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. The heavier the target, the greater the move’s power.
Magic Coat Psychic Other —% 15 A barrier reflects back to the target moves like Leech Seed and moves that damage status.
Natural Gift Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines the move’s type and power.
Pain Split Normal Other —% 20 The user adds its HP to the target’s HP, then equally shares the combined HP with the target.
Recycle Normal Other —% 10 The user recycles a held item that has been used in battle so it can be used again.
Role Play Psychic Other —% 10 The user mimics the target completely, copying the target’s natural Ability.
Secret Power Normal Physical 70 100% 20 The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its additional effects vary depending on the user’s environment.
Signal Beam Bug Special 75 100% 15 The user attacks with a sinister beam of light. This may also confuse the target.
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15 An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Swift Normal Special 60 —% 20 Star-shaped rays are shot at the opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.
Telekinesis Psychic Other —% 15 The user makes the target float with its psychic power. The target is easier to hit for three turns.
Thunder Punch Electric Physical 75 100% 15 The target is punched with an electrified fist. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Trick Psychic Other 100% 10 The user catches the target off guard and swaps its held item with its own.
Vacuum Wave Fighting Special 40 100% 30 The user whirls its fists to send a wave of pure vacuum at the target. This move always goes first.
Work Up Normal Other —% 30 The user is roused, and its Attack and Sp. Atk stats increase.
Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 80 90% 15 The user focuses its willpower to its head and attacks the target. This may also make the target flinch.

Egg Moves

Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
Baton Pass Normal Other —% 40 The user switches places with a party Pokémon in waiting and passes along any stat changes.
Bullet Punch Steel Physical 40 100% 30 The user strikes the target with tough punches as fast as bullets. This move always goes first.
Dynamic Punch Fighting Physical 100 50% 5 The user punches the target with full, concentrated power. This confuses the target if it hits.
Fake Out Normal Physical 40 100% 10 An attack that hits first and makes the target flinch. It only works the first turn the user is in battle.
Foresight Normal Other —% 40 Enables a Ghost-type target to be hit by Normal- and Fighting-type attacks. This also enables an evasive target to be hit.
Guard Swap Psychic Other —% 10 The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Defense and Sp. Def stats with the target.
Power Swap Psychic Other —% 10 The user employs its psychic power to switch changes to its Attack and Sp. Atk stats with the target.
Psycho Cut Psychic Physical 70 100% 20 The user tears at the target with blades formed by psychic power. Critical hits land more easily.
Quick Guard Fighting Other —% 15 The user protects itself and its allies from priority moves.

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Mega Medicham
Mega Evolve Medicham using a Medichamite.