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

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Blue This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Yellow This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
II Gold This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Silver This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Crystal This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
III Ruby This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Sapphire This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
Emerald This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
FireRed This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
LeafGreen This Pokémon was unavailable prior the Generation IV games.
IV Diamond Because it is very proud, it hates accepting food from people. Its thick down guards it from cold.
Pearl It lives along shores in northern countries. A skilled swimmer, it dives for over 10 minutes to hunt.
Platinum A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
HeartGold It doesn't like to be taken care of. It's difficult to bond with since it won't listen to its Trainer.
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 Black A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
White A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
Black 2 A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
White 2 A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
VI X It doesn't like to be taken care of. It's difficult to bond with since it won't listen to its Trainer.
Y Because it is very proud, it hates accepting food from people. Its thick down guards it from cold.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
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
Speed
40
76 85 179 196

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

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

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM60 Quash Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM03 Surf Water.gif 95 100 Special.png
HM05 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM06 Rock Smash Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

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

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Water Pledge Water.gif 50 100 Special.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

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

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Piplup
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Level 16
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Level 36


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Grass.gif

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