Mega Pinsir

Mega Pinsir
メガカイロス
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Pinsir < Mega Pinsir > Tauros
Species
Type
Stagbeetle Pokémon
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Number
Ability
#2
Height
Weight
5'7"
130.1 lbs.
Gender Ratio
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
45
Tier
EV Yield
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Mega Pinsir is the Mega Evolution of Pinsir which is activated via the use of a Mega Stone.

Mega Pinsir uses the Aerilate Ability, which boosts the power of Normal-type moves by 30%, then converting the type to Flying.

Contents

Game Information

Original Games

Mega Pinsir can be obtained by using the Mega Stone while Pinsir is holding a Pinsirite in battle.

Spin-Off Games

Mega Pinsir has yet to appear in a Spin-Off game as of writing.

Trading Card Game

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
65
. 240 334 .
Atk
155
283 315 409 449
Def
120
220 245 339 372
Sp. Atk
65
121 135 229 251
Sp. Def
90
166 185 279 306
Speed
105
193 215 309 339

Competitive Battling

Mega Pinsir resides in the Overused (OU) tier of competitive battling. With a high 155 base Attack supported by Aerilate and Swords Dance, Mega Pinsir makes for a terrifying sweeper. Mega Pinsir also has access to priority Quick Attack, which when bolstered by Aerilate can allow for Mega Pinsir to handle faster and frailer offensive threats. It has immense wallbreaking ability with a Aerilate Return doing massive damage to Pokémon that do not resist it as well as Close Combat or Earthquake to break through the Steel and Rock types that resist its primary attacks. Mega Pinsir does have decent bulk that allows for a decent amount of set up opportunities. However, it does suffer from being very vulnerable to Stealth Rock, especially after Mega evolving. Mega Pinsir is also given trouble by a number of commonly used Pokémon, such as Talonflame, Thundurus, and Skarmory.

Evolution Line

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Mega Pinsir

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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