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27 Fun And Interesting Facts About Machamp From Pokemon

Machamp is a Fighting type Pokemon introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Machoke when traded. It is the final form of Machop. Take a look below for 27 fun and interesting facts about Machamp.

1. Machamp is a large, humanoid Pokemon with four well-muscled arms.

2. It has bluish gray skin, red eyes, and pale yellow lips.

3. On its head, there are three brown ridges right above its eyes.

4. It has two arms on each side of its body: a pair located in the normal position, and another pair directly above that attaches on the top of the shoulders.

5. It has black markings that resemble briefs and wears golden power-save belt that resembles a championship belt.

6. Its legs have considerable muscle tone, and its feet have two toes each.

7. Machamp punches extremely fast, throwing five hundred punches a second.

8. With only one hand, it can move a mountain.

9. Because of its four arms, it can hit from a multitude of angles and pin all of its foe’s limbs at once.

10. Its arms also allow it to attack and defend simultaneously. However, it has poor dexterity, and cannot handle delicate work without its arms becoming tangled.

11. It is a rash Pokémon that rushes into action without forethought.

12. Being the result of an evolution via trading, Machamp is rarely found in the wild, though they can be found in the mountains.

13. In the past, it claimed Low Kick and Vital Throw as signature moves and Strength is its current signature move.

14. In the Pokémon Red and Blue beta, Machamp was originally known as “Ju-Doh”. This name is a corruption of judo, a fighting style.

15. Machamp could be seen as a counterpart to Alakazam. They are both the last stage of a three-part evolutionary family, both were introduced in Generation I, they reach their final stage by trading, and they both have a 75% male gender ratio. Also, Alakazam excels at the Special Attack stat, while Machamp excels at Attack. Moreover, a girl in Oreburgh City will trade her Abra in exchange for a Machop.

16. Machamp also can be seen as a counterpart to the Conkeldurr evolutionary line. Both of them are Fighting-type Pokémon whose Attack is their highest stat. They both have below average speed. They share the same base stat total. They both have same gender ratio, they both have three-evolutionary stages, and they both reach their respective final-evolutionary stage through trading.

17. Machamp appears to be based on a bodybuilder or wrestler.

18. Seeing as it has more than two arms and blue skin, Machamp might also be based on a Hindu god, perhaps Shiva or Vishnu.

19. A Machamp appeared in The Battle of the Badge, under the ownership of Giovanni. He loaned it to Jessie, James, and Meowth after he put them in charge of the Viridian Gym. It was subsequently used in their battle against Ash, where it defeated Squirtle.

20. A Machamp appeared in From Brags to Riches, under the ownership of Gavin. Morrison battled it with his Gligar during the Ever Grande Conference, and Gligar managed to defeat Machamp.

21. A Machamp appeared in Sitting Psyduck, under the ownership of Emily. It, Machop, and Machoke chased after her runaway Psyduck.

22. Multiple Machamp appeared in Bibarel Gnaws Best!, under the ownership of the expert stonecutter. Along with several Machoke, they served as construction workers.

23. A Machamp appeared in The Forest Champion!. It was the rival of Hawlucha and the previous champion of the forest where they lived. Machamp was tricked by a ruffian pair of Ursaring and Conkeldurr into having a rematch with Hawlucha, but when the two troublemakers interfered with their duel, Machamp took them out with a single move and called off the fight. Machamp was later seen watching Hawlucha agree to join Ash, promising to look after the forest in the Wrestling Pokémon’s stead.

24. Two Machamp debuted in The Punchy Pokémon, where they were seen competing in the P1 Grand Prix. One lost to Ash’s Primeape, while the other lost to Anthony’s Hitmonchan.

25. A Machamp appeared in the beginning of Mewtwo Strikes Back, under the ownership of Raymond. It was used to battle Ash and his Squirtle, but was defeated by Squirtle’s Bubble Beam. Machamp reappeared in Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution, a remake of Mewtwo Strikes Back, where it played the same role.

26. A Trainer’s Machamp appeared in The Mandrin Island Miss-Match.

27. A Machamp appeared in The Power of One.

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