This Guy’s Awful Charmander Tattoo Turned Into an Internet Sensation

Apr 16, 2015 at 1:23 pm |
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When you think of Charmander, you think of the adorable fire-starting Pokémon, as well as the un-evolved form of both Charmeleon (boring) and Charizard (awesome). And in the wild world of pocket monsters, he’s really not a bad choice for a tattoo.

At least that’s what one guy thought after getting wildly intoxicated on alcohol and Xanax. Naturally, what seemed like a good idea at the time turned into something awful, that is, until the internet found out.

Reddit user yllwsnow2 got the following tattoo of Charmander (kinda sorta maybe) on his hip, and after posting it online, it became an immediate sensation:

Closer look:

What looks like some creepy, burnt alien instead of the cute, familiar Pokémon quickly won over the internet’s heart and was turned into various memes, GIFs, and DIY crafts. Click through and check out some of our favorites:

#lol #chrmndr #reddit

A photo posted by @jrdhys on

Easily the worst (Pokémon) tattoo of all time… What was he thinking?