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Chandelure
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Chandelure's official artwork from Pokémon Black and White.

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Chandelure (シャンデラ, Chandela) is a creature from the Pokémon series.

Origin[edit]

Chandelure is a Ghost/Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V, and is categorized within the Pokédex at #609 as the "Luring Pokémon". It is the final form of Litwick and evolves from Lampent with a Dusk Stone. It is notable for being used by two different Elite Four members throughout the games, the first being Shauntal and the second being Malva.

One of its possible abilities is Flash Fire, the likely cause of its fire immunity in Smash Run: when a Pokémon with it is hit by a Fire-type attack it receives a 50% power boost to its Fire-type attacks instead of taking damage.

Fire Spin is a special Fire-type move introduced in Generation I. It damages and traps its target, preventing it from fleeing or being switched and dealing damage at the end of every turn. Chandelure can learn the move via leveling up as a Litwick or the Move Reminder in Generation VIII.

Will-O-Wisp is a status move introduced in Generation III. It has 85% accuracy and burns its target if successful. Chandelure can learn the move through the same methods as Fire Spin, as well as using TM61 in Generation V through Generation VII or TM31 in Generation VIII.

In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

As an enemy[edit]

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Chandelure using Will-O-Wisp in Smash Run.

Chandelure appears as an enemy in Smash Run.

Chandelure floats to a point above and ahead of the player and can use two different attacks:

  • Fire Spin: creates a flaming vortex which travels along the ground and deals flame damage. Chandelure can only use this attack if the player is at a similar vertical point to the Pokémon.
  • Will-O-Wisp: creates three purple flames which deal darkness damage and shoots them at the player.

If hit by any flame or darkness attack, whether direct, indirect, or terrain-induced, Chandelure receives a power boost to its next attack instead of taking damage or even flinching. The stronger or more attacks it takes before attacking, the stronger and larger the attack will be.

Trophy[edit]

Chandelure's trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
Chandelure
Ntsc A Ghost/Fire-type Pokémon that burns its opponents' spirits instead of their bodies. When it attacks, it does so in bursts of three, using moves like Will-O-Wisp and Fire Spin. Try not to use fire-based attacks or items on it, as it will only absorb them and use them to strengthen itself.
Pal A Ghost- and Fire-type Pokémon that doesn't burn its opponents' bodies, but their spirits. When it attacks, it does so in bursts of three, using moves like Will-O-Wisp and Fire Spin. Try not to use fire-based attacks or items on it, as it will only absorb them and use them to strengthen itself.

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Chandelure appears as a spirit for the game's Spirit mode.

Spirit[edit]

No. Image Name Type Class Cost Ability Series
523
SSBU spirit Chandelure.png
Chandelure
Support
★★ 1 Lava-Floor Resist Pokémon Series

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name
Japan Japanese シャンデラ, Chandela
UK English Chandelure
France French Lugulabre
Germany German Skelabra
Spain Spanish Chandelure
Italy Italian Chandelure
China Chinese (Simplified) 水晶灯火灵
Taiwan Chinese (Traditional) 水晶燈火靈
South Korea Korean 샹델라, Chandela
Netherlands Dutch Chandelure
Russia Russian Шанделюр

Trivia[edit]

  • Chandelure is immune to darkness-based attacks despite being weak to both Ghost and Dark type moves in the mainline games.