Typhlosion is a Fire type Pokemon introduced in Generation II. It evolves from Quilava starting at level 36. It is the final form of Cyndaquil. Take a look below for 23 amazing and interesting facts about Typhlosion.
1. Typhlosion is a Pokemon with a bulky, yet long and agile body.
2. It is classified as a quadruped, but it is capable of bipedal movement.
3. Most of its body is cream-colored, but its back and the top of its head are a dark green-blue.
4. It has a short, rounded snout and small, triangular eyes and ears.
5. When its mouth is open, its sharp canine teeth and thick tongue are visible.
6. Each of its paws have three digits and there is a coarse, spiky fringe of fur along its rear.
7. Across the back of its neck, there are several red spots that can produce fire.
8. Typhlosion is capable of making anything go up in flames when angered and creating explosions by rubbing its fur together.
9. The heat it generates when ready for battle creates a shimmering haze that can also be used hide itself.
10. Though it is rare in the wild, it can be found living on grasslands.
11. Typhlosion and Charizard, along with their respective evolutionary lines, have exactly the same base stats in the same distribution.
12. Infernape also shares the same base stat total, though its individual stats differ.
13. Typhlosion and Togetic are the only Pokémon officially introduced in Generation II not to appear in the anime until the next generation.
14. Typhlosion shares its category with Quilava and Entei. They are all known as the Volcano Pokémon.
15. Typhlosion is mainly based on the honey badger.
16. It may also be reminiscent of weasels and wolverines, as well as bears.
17. It has a long and agile body, like weasels, though it is significantly larger and thicker than its pre-evolved forms.
18. Typhlosion is a combination of typhoon and explosion. Its name is also similar to the word typhus, a Greek word meaning ‘hazy’ (which would describe the effect that the intense heat Typhlosion generates has on the air surrounding it), and it may also be related to tephra (volcanic material).
19. It could also derive from Typhon, a monster in Greek mythology who fathered many other monsters with his wife, Echidna; Cyndaquil resembles an echidna.
20. Typhlosion debuted in The Legend of Thunder!, under the ownership of Jimmy. It was his starter Pokémon, which he got as a Cyndaquil from Professor Elm.
21. A Typhlosion appeared in Poetry Commotion!, under the ownership of Mr. Moore. Mr. Moore sent it out to stop Team Rocket from making off with Flannery’s Torkoal. It reappeared in a flashback in Going, Going, Yawn.
22. Typhlosion made its main series debut in Gonna Rule The School, under the ownership of the Pokémon Trainers’ School. It was used by a student to battle a Feraligatr.
23. Two Typhlosion appeared in The Power of Us. One was among the Pokémon that could be caught during the Pokémon Catch Race, while the other appeared during a flashback.