Pokemon Legends Arceus
Pokemon Legends Arceus

Chimchar is a Sinnoh starter who might be difficult to locate in Pokemon Legends Arceus. The reason it is difficult to discover is that, despite the fact that there are five areas in the game, it can only be found in one of them. To make matters more difficult, it only spawns in specified regions at specific times. So, in this tutorial, we’ll look at where to find Chimchar in Pokemon Legends Arceus and how to capture it.

Where to Find Chimchar in Pokemon Legends Arceus?

pokmon legends arceus how to catch chimchar and location

You can find Chimchar at Deertrack Heights or Ramanas Island in Obsidian Fieldlands. Below are their exact locations and tips for catching them.

  1. Fast Travel to the Heights Camp in Obsidian Fieldlands.
  2. Next, Rest and change the time of the day to nightfall.
  3. Now, go north to the Deertrack Heights.
  4. Deertrack Heights as a whole has a chance of spawning Chimchar at night.
  5. Check the two areas marked above on the map. The one marked in the blue has a chance to not only spawn a Chimchar but also an Alpha Monferno. The area marked in green is where you can encounter Chimchar.
  6. Alternatively, you can also go to Ramanas Island to look for Chimchar.
  7. In case you don’t find any Chimchar in these areas. Go back to Jubilife Village, this will reset these areas. Once reset try again. Note that fast traveling to the camp will not reset them so your only option is to go back to Jubilife Village.

Thanks to Map Genie for their interactive map of the Hisui region.

How to Catch Chimchar

You can catch Chimchar by sneaking behind it and catching the with a back-strike. The ideal Pokeballs to use here would be.

  • Poke Ball
  • Great Ball
  • Ultra Ball

In order to distract it better, you can also throw its favorite foods near it. Note throw it next to Chimchar and not directly at it. Once it is focused on eating the food, throw the ball to catch it. Its favorite foods include:

  • Dazzling Honey
  • Hearty Grains
  • Plump Beans

And lastly, one other essential factor to recollect is Chimchar is a Pokemon with Hasty nature. That means should you alert it, it’ll run away, so any probability of you catching it’ll additionally go away with it. If you do miss it then reset the realm and check out once more.