Piplup

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Piplup
ポッチャマ
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Infernape < Piplup > Prinplup

Species Type
Penguin Pokémon Water.png
Number Ability
#393 Torrent
Defiant
Height Weight
1′4″ (0.4m) 11.5 lbs. (5.2kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Prinplup
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1/Field 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Special Attack Point

Piplup (ポッチャマ) is the seventh Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Water Type, and it is known as the Penguin Pokémon.

Piplup's Torrent Ability increases the power of its Water type attacks when its HP is below a third, while its Dream World Ability Defiant increases its Attack Statistic by two stages whenever one of its stats are lowered, excluding statistic deductions that are self-inflicted or caused by an allied Pokémon.

Piplup gains the opportunity to evolve into Prinplup starting at level 16, and can evolve a second time into Empoleon starting at level 36.

Piplup is in the Egg Groups Water 1 and Field, and its egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Piplup 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Piplup takes on the appearance of a small blue penguin. Its head is fairly big compared to the rest of its body.

[edit] Gender Differences

Piplup has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Piplup is obtained as a Starter Pokémon in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, received from Professor Rowan. The only other way to obtain a Piplup in the other games from Generation IV onward is to trade for one.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Piplup appears at Blizzard Island 1F-20F, Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4, and Mt. Avalanche B1-B19 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky.

Piplup is exclusive to Dungeon Stormy Adventure Squad, appearing at Storm Island 1F-10F and Final Island 7F-10F.

Piplup is obtained at Hia Valley during a Quest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Piplup appears at Hinder Cape in the Present. Piplup is the Starter Pokémon that you use when you begin the Past Missions in the Forest Temple.

Piplup apears at Cove Town in the Cove Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. After completing the game, you'll automatically befriend it.

Piplup appears at Fontaine in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Piplup appears in five sets, Pokémon Organized Play Series 6, 8, and 9 as a Common Card in each POP set, the 11th Movie Commemoration Set, a Diamond/Pearl Promo and the 2009 Movie Premiere Pack, which only appeared in Japan as an SP Card (Dawn).

Piplup is listed as a Common Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Majestic Dawn (2), Platinum and Supreme Victors sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Dawn would select Piplup as her Starter Pokémon in the episode Following a Maiden Voyage!. Throughout her journey with Ash and Brock in the Sinnoh region, Piplup would appear in almost every episode during the series run in the Sinnoh region.

[edit] Movies

Dawn's Piplup appeared in the films The Rise of Darkrai, Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Arceus and the Jewel of Life and Zoroark: Master of Illusions, along with the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Exploration Club, Pikachu's Great Ice Adventure, Pikachu's Great Sparking Search and Pikachu's Really Mysterious Adventure.

[edit] Manga

Lady Platinum Berlitz would also choose a Piplup as her Starter Pokémon for her Pokémon Journey, which would follow a family tradition of traveling to the top of Mt. Coronet to collect a special material, which is to be used to create an accessory that bears the crest of her family.

Unlike the Anime in which Dawn's Piplup did not evolve, Lady Platinum Berlitz's Piplup would evolve into a Prinplup.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Piplup is in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a First-Stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Only One Starter Pokémon
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Trade
Black/White None PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black2/White2 None Trade

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Pokémon Blue This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Pokémon Yellow This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.



II Pokémon Gold This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
II Pokémon Silver This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
II Pokémon Crystal This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.



III Pokémon Ruby This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
III Pokémon Sapphire This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
III Pokémon Emerald This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
III Pokémon FireRed This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
III Pokémon LeafGreen This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.



IV Pokémon Diamond Because it is very proud, it hates accepting food from people. Its thick down guards it from cold.
IV Pokémon Pearl It lives along shores in northern countries. A skilled swimmer, it dives for over 10 minutes to hunt.
IV Pokémon Platinum A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It doesn't like to be taken care of. It's difficult to bond with since it won't listen to its Trainer.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It doesn't like to be taken care of. It's difficult to bond with since it won't listen to its Trainer.



V Pokémon Black A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
V Pokémon White A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
V Pokémon Black 2 A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
V Pokémon White 2 A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.



VI Pokémon X Unknown Entry
VI Pokémon Y Unknown Entry

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
Speed
Power
Technique
Stamina
Jump


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
53
216 310
Atk
51
96 107 201 221
Def
53
99 111 205 225
Sp. Atk
61
114 127 221 243
Sp. Def
56
105 117 211 232
Spd
40
76 85 179 196

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Pound Normal.png 40 100 Physical
4 Growl Normal.png N/A 100 Status
8 Bubble Water.png 20 100 Special
11 Water Sport Water.png N/A N/A Status
15 Peck Flying.png 35 100 Physical
18 Bubblebeam Water.png 65 100 Special
22 Bide Normal.png N/A N/A Physical
25 Fury Attack Normal.png 15 85 Physical
29 Brine Water.png 65 100 Special
32 Whirlpool Water.png 35 85 Special
36 Mist Ice.png N/A N/A Status
39 Drill Peck Flying.png 80 100 Physical
43 Hydro Pump Water.png 120 80 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM07 Hail Ice.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Special
TM55 Scald Water.png 80 100 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM60 Quash Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.png -- -- Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM03 Surf Water.png 95 100 Special
HM05 Waterfall Water.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Agility Psychic.png -- --% Status
Aqua Ring Water.png -- --% Status
Bide Normal.png -- --% Physical
Double Hit Normal.png 35 90% Physical
Featherdance Flying.png -- 100% Status
Flail Normal.png -- 100% Physical
Hydro Pump Water.png 120 80% Special
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Mud Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
Mud Sport Ground.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Supersonic Normal.png -- 55% Status
Yawn Normal.png -- --% Status


[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Water Pledge Water.png 50 100% Special

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Covet Normal.png 60 100% Physical
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Signal Beam Bug.png 75 100% Special
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Piplup Prinplup Empoleon
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Level 16 -- Level 36

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Grass.png

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