126 #126 Magmar #128 Tauros 128

Pinsir Pinsir #127 - Stag Beetle Pokemon

Pinsir
Hear Pinsir's Cry
type Bug
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 5'11" 1.5 m
weight 121.3 lb. 55.0 kg
generation
National: #127 | Johto: #112 | Hoenn: #167

Family Family

General127
#127 - Pinsir

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Bug 6,375

127 Locations

Where to catch Pinsir in Pokemon Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 22952Walking in tall grass or a cave5%

Where to catch Pinsir in Pokemon Platinum

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 22948-49Walking in tall grass or a cave40%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Hyper CutterProtects against opponent-inflicted Attack drops.
Mold BreakerMakes moves ignore targets' abilities if they could hinder or prevent them.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1VicegripNormalPhysical5530100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1Focus EnergyNormalNone--30--Increases the user's chance to score a critical hit.
4BindNormalPhysical152085%Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.
8Seismic TossFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.
13HardenNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Defense by one stage.
18RevengeFightingPhysical6010100%Inflicts double damage if the user takes damage before attacking this turn.
21Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
25Vital ThrowFightingPhysical7010--Never misses.
30X-scissorBugPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
35ThrashNormalPhysical12010100%Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.
38Swords DanceNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Attack by two stages.
42SubmissionFightingPhysical802580%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
47GuillotineNormalPhysical1530%Causes a one-hit KO.
52SuperpowerFightingPhysical1205100%Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM1Focus PunchFightingPhysical15020100%If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM8Bulk UpFightingNone--20--Raises the user's Attack and Defense by one stage.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM39Rock TombRockPhysical501080%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM52Focus BlastFightingSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM54False SwipeNormalPhysical4040100%Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.
TM56FlingDarkPhysical110100%Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM68Giga ImpactNormalPhysical150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM71Stone EdgeRockPhysical100580%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
TM75Swords DanceNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Attack by two stages.
TM76Stealth RockRockNone--20--Causes damage when opposing Pokemon switch in.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM80Rock SlideRockPhysical751090%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM81X-scissorBugPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM1CutNormalPhysical503095%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
HM8Rock ClimbNormalPhysical902085%Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
Fury AttackNormalPhysical152085%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Quick AttackNormalPhysical4030100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
FlailNormalPhysical115100%Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.
Faint AttackDarkPhysical6020--Never misses.
False SwipeNormalPhysical4040100%Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.
FeintNormalPhysical3010100%Only works if the target uses Protect or Detect on this turn.
Close CombatFightingPhysical1205100%Lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP65
Statbar
240 - 334240 - 334240 - 334
Attack125
Statbar
229 - 314255 - 349280 - 383
Defense100
Statbar
184 - 269205 - 299225 - 328
Sp. Attack55
Statbar
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
Sp. Defense70
Statbar
130 - 215145 - 239159 - 262
Speed85
Statbar
157 - 242175 - 269192 - 295
TOTAL 500
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
200 1,250,000 45 70 Attack: 2 points

Images Images

BlackPinsirPinsirPinsirPinsir
White
DiamondPinsirPinsirPinsirPinsir
Pearl
PlatinumPinsirPinsirPinsirPinsir
HeartGoldPinsirPinsirPinsirPinsir
SoulSilver
RubyPinsirPinsirPinsirPinsir
Sapphire
EmeraldPinsirPinsir
FireRedPinsirPinsirPinsirPinsir
LeafGreen
GoldPinsirPinsirPinsirPinsir
Silver
CrystalPinsirPinsirPinsirPinsir
RedPinsirPinsir
Blue
YellowPinsirPinsir

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2It grips prey with its powerful pincers and will not let go until the prey is torn in half.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondIt grips prey with its pincers until the prey is torn in half. What it can't tear, it tosses far.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldWith its pincer horns, it digs burrows to sleep in at night. In the morning, damp soil clings to its body.
SoulSilverIt swings its long pincer horns wildly to attack. During cold periods, it hides deep in forests.
RubyPINSIR is astoundingly strong. It can grip a foe weighing twice its weight in its horns and easily lift it. This POKeMON's movements turn sluggish in cold places.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIts two long pincer horns are powerful. Once they grip an enemy, they won't release until the foe is torn.
LeafGreenIf it fails to crush the foe in its pincers, it will swing around and toss the opponent.
GoldWith its horns, it digs burrows to sleep in at night. In the morning, damp soil clings to its body.
SilverSwings its long antlers wildly to attack. During cold periods, it hides deep in forests.
CrystalWhen the temperature drops at night, it sleeps on treetops or among roots where it is well hidden.
RedIf it fails to crush the victim in its pincers, it will swing it around and toss it hard.
Blue
YellowGrips its prey in its pincers and squeezes hard! It can't move if it's cold, so it lives in warm places.

Other Other

Name Etymology As in pincer
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