#394 Prinplup

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Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Prinplup
Japan: Pottaishi
ポッタイシ
French: Prinplouf
German: Pliprin
Korean: 팽태자
National: #394
Galar: #---
Isle of Armor: #---
Crown Tundra: #---
Sinnoh: #008
Hisui: #162
Male :88.14%
Female :11.86%
Water-type
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Penguin Pokémon 2'07"
0.8m
50.7lbs
23kg
455,120
Abilities: Torrent - Defiant (Hidden Ability)
Torrent: When HP is below 1/3rd its maximum, power of Water-type moves is increased by 50%.
Hidden Ability:
Defiant: Attack is raised by two stages when the Pokémon has its stats lowered. Doesn't work on self inflicted stat drops or drops from allies
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Dynamax Capable?
1,059,862 Points
Medium Slow
50 2 Sp. Attack Point(s)
Prinplup can Dynamax

Weakness

Attacking Move Type: Normal-type Attacking Move Type: Fire-type Attacking Move Type: Water-type Attacking Move Type: Electric-type Attacking Move Type: Grass-type Attacking Move Type: Ice-type Attacking Move Type: Fighting-type Attacking Move Type: Poison-type Attacking Move Type: Ground-type Attacking Move Type: Flying-type Attacking Move Type: Psychic-type Attacking Move Type: Bug-type Attacking Move Type: Rock-type Attacking Move Type: Ghost-type Attacking Move Type: Dragon-type Attacking Move Type: Dark-type Attacking Move Type: Steel-type Attacking Move Type: Fairy-type
*1 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *2 *0.5 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *0.5 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
 
Water 1
Field
Evolutionary Chain
Piplup Level PrinplupLevel Empoleon

Locations

- In-Depth Details
Brilliant Diamond Evolve Piplup
Shining Pearl Evolve Piplup
Legends: Arceus Cobalt Coastlands: Spring Path
Trainer Locations  Details
Flavor Text
Brilliant Diamond It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
Shining Pearl Its wings deliver wicked blows that snap even the thickest of trees. It searches for prey in icy seas.
Legends: Arceus It swims gracefully through the frigid sea and sings with a voice like the roaring tide. It has powerful, sturdy wings and dignity to match.



Attacks

Level UpTM & HMEgg Moves

Standard Level Up

LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Evolve Metal Claw Metal Claw - Steel-type Metal Claw: Physical Move 50 95 35 10
The target is raked with steel claws. This may also raise the user's Attack stat.
Metal Claw Metal Claw - Steel-type Metal Claw: Physical Move 50 95 35 10
The target is raked with steel claws. This may also raise the user's Attack stat.
Tackle Tackle - Normal-type Tackle: Physical Move 40 100 35 --
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Growl Growl - Normal-type Growl: Other Move -- 100 40 --
The user growls in an endearing way, making opposing Pokémon less wary. This lowers their Attack stats.
Pound Pound - Normal-type Pound: Physical Move 40 100 35 --
The target is physically pounded with a long tail, a foreleg, or the like.
4 Growl Growl - Normal-type Growl: Other Move -- 100 40 --
The user growls in an endearing way, making opposing Pokémon less wary. This lowers their Attack stats.
8 Water Gun Water Gun - Water-type Water Gun: Special Move 40 100 25 --
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
11 Charm Charm - Fairy-type Charm: Other Move -- 100 20 --
The user gazes at the target rather charmingly, making it less wary. This harshly lowers the target's Attack stat.
15 Peck Peck - Flying-type Peck: Physical Move 35 100 35 --
The target is jabbed with a sharply pointed beak or horn.
19 Bubble Beam Bubble Beam - Water-type Bubble Beam: Special Move 65 100 20 10
A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower the target's Speed stat.
24 Swagger Swagger - Normal-type Swagger: Other Move -- 85 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
28 Fury Attack Fury Attack - Normal-type Fury Attack: Physical Move 15 85 20 --
The target is jabbed repeatedly with a horn or beak two to five times in a row.
33 Brine Brine - Water-type Brine: Special Move 65 100 10 --
If the target's HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power.
37 Whirlpool Whirlpool - Water-type Whirlpool: Special Move 35 85 15 100
The user traps the target in a violent swirling whirlpool for four to five turns.
42 Mist Mist - Ice-type Mist: Other Move -- 101 30 --
The user cloaks itself and its allies in a white mist that prevents any of their stats from being lowered for five turns.
46 Drill Peck Drill Peck - Flying-type Drill Peck: Physical Move 80 100 20 --
A corkscrewing attack that strikes the target with a sharp beak acting as a drill.
50 Hydro Pump Hydro Pump - Water-type Hydro Pump: Special Move 110 80 5 --
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.

BDSP Technical Machine Attacks

TM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM03 Water Pulse Water Pulse - Water-type Water Pulse: Special Move 60 100 20 20
The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. This may also confuse the target.
TM07 Hail Hail - Ice-type Hail: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except Ice types.
TM10 Work Up Work Up - Normal-type Work Up: Other Move -- 101 30 --
The user is roused, and its Attack and Sp. Atk stats increase.
TM13 Ice Beam Ice Beam - Ice-type Ice Beam: Special Move 90 100 10 10
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.
TM14 Blizzard Blizzard - Ice-type Blizzard: Special Move 110 70 5 10
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokémon. This may also leave the opposing Pokémon frozen.
TM17 Protect Protect - Normal-type Protect: Other Move -- 101 10 --
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM18 Rain Dance Rain Dance - Water-type Rain Dance: Other Move -- 101 5 --
The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type moves. It lowers the power of Fire-type moves.
TM28 Dig Dig - Ground-type Dig: Physical Move 80 100 10 --
The user burrows into the ground, then attacks on the next turn.
TM31 Brick Break Brick Break - Fighting-type Brick Break: Physical Move 75 100 15 --
The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.
TM32 Double Team Double Team - Normal-type Double Team: Other Move -- 101 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Tomb - Rock-type Rock Tomb: Physical Move 60 95 15 100
Boulders are hurled at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat by preventing its movement.
TM40 Aerial Ace Aerial Ace - Flying-type Aerial Ace: Physical Move 60 101 20 --
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
TM42 Facade Facade - Normal-type Facade: Physical Move 70 100 20 --
This attack move doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
TM44 Rest Rest - Psychic-type Rest: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and heals any status conditions.
TM45 Attract Attract - Normal-type Attract: Other Move -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM49 Scald Scald - Water-type Scald: Special Move 80 100 15 30
The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
TM55 Brine Brine - Water-type Brine: Special Move 65 100 10 --
If the target's HP is half or less, this attack will hit with double the power.
TM56 Fling Fling - Dark-type Fling: Physical Move ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
TM58 Endure Endure - Normal-type Endure: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM65 Shadow Claw Shadow Claw - Ghost-type Shadow Claw: Physical Move 70 100 15 --
The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. Critical hits land more easily.
TM76 Stealth Rock Stealth Rock - Rock-type Stealth Rock: Other Move -- 101 20 --
The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap hurts opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
TM82 Sleep Talk Sleep Talk - Normal-type Sleep Talk: Other Move -- 101 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM86 Grass Knot Grass Knot - Grass-type Grass Knot: Special Move ?? 100 20 --
The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the move's power.
TM87 Swagger Swagger - Normal-type Swagger: Other Move -- 85 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
TM88 Pluck Pluck - Flying-type Pluck: Physical Move 60 100 20 --
The user pecks the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
TM90 Substitute Substitute - Normal-type Substitute: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
TM93 Cut Cut - Normal-type Cut: Physical Move 50 95 30 --
The target is cut with a scythe or claw.
TM95 Surf Surf - Water-type Surf: Special Move 90 100 15 --
The user attacks everything around it by swamping its surroundings with a giant wave.
TM96 Strength Strength - Normal-type Strength: Physical Move 80 100 15 --
The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power.
TM97 Defog Defog - Flying-type Defog: Other Move -- 101 15 --
A strong wind blows away the target's barriers such as Reflect or Light Screen. This also lowers the target's evasiveness.
TM98 Rock Smash Rock Smash - Fighting-type Rock Smash: Physical Move 40 100 15 50
The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
TM99 Waterfall Waterfall - Water-type Waterfall: Physical Move 80 100 15 20
The user charges at the target and may make it flinch.

Egg Moves

(Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Double Hit Double Hit - Normal-type Double Hit: Physical Move 35 90 10 -- Details
The user slams the target with a long tail, vines, or a tentacle. The target is hit twice in a row.
Supersonic Supersonic - Normal-type Supersonic: Other Move -- 55 20 -- Details
The user generates odd sound waves from its body that confuse the target.
Yawn Yawn - Normal-type Yawn: Other Move -- 101 10 -- Details
The user lets loose a huge yawn that lulls the target into falling asleep on the next turn.
Mud-Slap Mud-Slap - Ground-type Mud-Slap: Special Move 20 100 10 100 Details
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Snore Snore - Normal-type Snore: Special Move 50 100 15 30 Details
This attack can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Flail Flail - Normal-type Flail: Physical Move ?? 100 15 -- Details
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.
Agility Agility - Psychic-type Agility: Other Move -- 101 30 -- Details
The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply raises the Speed stat.
Aqua Ring Aqua Ring - Water-type Aqua Ring: Other Move -- 101 20 -- Details
The user envelops itself in a veil made of water. It regains some HP every turn.
Hydro Pump Hydro Pump - Water-type Hydro Pump: Special Move 110 80 5 -- Details
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Feather Dance Feather Dance - Flying-type Feather Dance: Other Move -- 100 15 -- Details
The user covers the target's body with a mass of down that harshly lowers its Attack stat.
Icy Wind Icy Wind - Ice-type Icy Wind: Special Move 55 95 15 100 Details
The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. This also lowers opposing Pokémon's Speed stats.

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Stats

  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats - Total: 405 64 66 68 81 76 50
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 124 - 171 63 - 106 65 - 108 77 - 119 72 - 115 49 - 91
Lv. 100 238 - 332 123 - 207 126 - 211 150 - 234 141 - 225 94 - 179
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 124 - 171 71 - 118 73 - 120 86 - 133 81 - 128 55 - 102
Lv. 100 238 - 332 137 - 231 141 - 235 167 - 261 157 - 251 105 - 199
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 124 - 171 78 - 129 80 - 132 94 - 146 89 - 140 60 - 112
Lv. 100 238 - 332 150 - 254 155 - 258 183 - 287 172 - 276 115 - 218




Attacks

Level UpMove ShopResearch Tasks

Standard Level Up

LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %

Standard
Mastery10
Tackle Tackle - Normal-type Tackle: Physical Move 40 100 30 --
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.

Standard6
Mastery15
Bubble Bubble - Water-type Bubble: Special Move 40 100 25 --
The user attacks the target with a spray of countless bubbles.

Standard11
Mastery20
Aerial Ace Aerial Ace - Flying-type Aerial Ace: Physical Move 60 101 20 --
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.

Standard18
Mastery28
Water Pulse Water Pulse - Water-type Water Pulse: Special Move 60 101 20 --
The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. This attack never misses.

Standard25
Mastery35
Roost Roost - Flying-type Roost: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user lands and rests its body. This move restores the user’s HP.

Standard34
Mastery45
Liquidation Liquidation - Water-type Liquidation: Physical Move 80 100 10 --
The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target’s defensive stats.

Standard43
Mastery54
Double-Edge Double-Edge - Normal-type Double-Edge: Physical Move 100 100 5 --
A reckless, life-risking tackle in which the user rushes the target. This also damages the user.

Move Shop Attacks

Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Rock SmashRock Smash - Fighting-typeRock Smash: Physical Move4010020--
The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s defensive stats.
Aerial AceAerial Ace - Flying-typeAerial Ace: Physical Move6010120--
The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
Stealth RockStealth Rock - Rock-typeStealth Rock: Physical Move4010020--
The user launches countless stones at the target. Stone splinters left behind by this attack continue to damage the target for several turns.
RestRest - Psychic-typeRest: Other Move--10110--
The user restores its own HP but also becomes drowsy.
Baby-doll EyesBaby-Doll Eyes - Fairy-typeBaby-Doll Eyes: Other Move--10020--
The user stares at the target with its baby-doll eyes. This lowers the target’s offensive stats.
Shadow ClawShadow Claw - Ghost-typeShadow Claw: Physical Move7010015--
The user slashes with a sharp claw made from shadows. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
Water PulseWater Pulse - Water-typeWater Pulse: Special Move6010120--
The user attacks the target with a pulsing blast of water. This attack never misses.
Icy WindIcy Wind - Ice-typeIcy Wind: Special Move609520--
The user attacks with a gust of freezing air.
Ice BeamIce Beam - Ice-typeIce Beam: Special Move8010010--
The target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target with frostbite.


Research Tasks

Number caught 1 2 3 4 5
Times you have seen it use Water Pulse 1 3 6 12 25
Times you have seen it use Roost 1 3 6 12 25
Times you've given it food 1 2 3 4 5
Number you've evolved 1 2 3    




Stats


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  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats - Total: 405 64 66 68 81 76 50
Lv. 50 Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Effort Level 0 166 99 101 117 110 79
Effort Level 5 192 125 127 146 138 102
Effort Level 10 246 180 183 207 197 150
Lv. 50 Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Effort Level 0 166 108 110 128 121 86
Effort Level 5 192 134 136 157 149 109
Effort Level 10 246 189 192 218 208 157
Lv. 50 Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Effort Level 0 166 116 119 138 131 92
Effort Level 5 192 142 145 167 159 115
Effort Level 10 246 197 201 228 218 163
Lv. 100 Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Effort Level 0 268 158 162 185 176 130
Effort Level 5 294 184 188 214 204 153
Effort Level 10 348 239 244 275 263 201
Lv. 100 Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Effort Level 0 268 172 176 202 192 140
Effort Level 5 294 198 202 231 220 163
Effort Level 10 348 253 258 292 279 211
Lv. 100 Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Effort Level 0 268 185 189 218 207 150
Effort Level 5 294 211 215 247 235 173
Effort Level 10 348 266 271 308 294 221

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