Pancham is a Fighting-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VI. It evolves into Pangoro starting at level 32 while the player has a Dark-type Pokémon in their party. Take a look below for 24 fun and fascinating facts about Pancham.
1. Pancham is a bipedal, mammalian Pokemon that resembles a young panda.
2. Its head and short, puffy tail are white.
3. It has a triangular black nose, rounded black ears, black circles around its eyes, and tufts of fur on top of its head and on each cheek.
4. Its upper body and hind feet are black, while the lower body is a dark gray.
5. Where the two colors meet the dark gray forms a three-pointed pattern on its chest.
6. There are three digits on each paw and small, dark brown circular pads on the soles of its black hind paws.
7. Pancham carries a small, green leaf in its mouth.
8. There is no actual purpose behind this leaf, aside from an attempt to look cool.
9. Pancham looks up to Pangoro as a leader and tries to emulate its behavior.
10. If Pancham makes a big mistake, Pangoro will take away its leaf.
11. It tries to make itself look serious to its foes, but its glare is not intimidating enough.
12. Despite its attempts to look frightening, it cannot help grinning if patted on the head.
13. Pancham and its evolved form Pangoro are the only known Pokémon capable of learning Arm Thrust in Pokémon Sword and Shield.
14. In the past, Parting Shot held this status.
15. Pancham shares its category with Monferno. They are both known as the Playful Pokémon.
16. Pancham is based on a giant panda cub. Its Shiny coloration could be a reference to the Qinling panda, whose coloring tends to be more brown than black.
17. Pancham may be a combination of panda, punch and champion.
18. In Dreaming a Performer’s Dream!, Serena caught a male Pancham in Lagoon Town after he interrupted a Pokémon Showcase there.
19. Two Pancham debuted in The Bamboozling Forest!, where they caused some trouble for Ash and his friends. They and a Pangoro that was their guardian later became embroiled in Team Rocket’s latest scheme.
20. A Pancham appeared in Heroes – Friends and Faux Alike!, under the ownership of Myron. James, who was disguised as Ash, and Inkay, who was disguised as Pikachu, used Psybeam on Pancham as part of their plot.
21. A Pancham appeared in Diancie — Princess of the Diamond Domain, where it and a Pangoro were stuck in a log. They were eventually freed when Pangoro aided Diancie during an attack by a group of Ariados.
22. A Trainer’s Pancham appeared in Alola to New Adventure!.
23. Three Trainers’ Pancham appeared in I Choose Paradise!, where they among the Pokémon seen at the Pokémon Paradise Resort.
24. A Pancham appeared in A Recipe for Success! as one of the customers at Oranguru’s place.