Prinplup

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Prinplup
ポッタイシ
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Piplup < Prinplup > Empoleon

Species Type
Penguin Pokémon Water.png
Number Ability
#394 Torrent
Defiant
Height Weight
2′7″ (0.8m) 50.7 lbs. (23kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Piplup Empoleon
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1/Field 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 2 Special Attack Points

Prinplup (ポッタイシ) is the eighth Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Water Type, and it is known as the Penguin Pokémon.

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

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

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

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Prinplup takes on the appearance of a blue penguin with very strong wings.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Prinplup can only be obtained by evolving a Piplup, which is consistent across all the games in the Main Series in which Prinplup can appear in.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Prinplup appears at Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4, and Mt. Avalanche B1-B19 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky.

Prinplup is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Storm Island 11F-20F and Final Island 18F-22F.

Prinplup is obtained at Hia Valley in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Prinplup in the early portions of Mt. Sorbet in the Present, and in the Ice Temple Mission Round and Round! Find the Floor! by completing the mission with an S Rank in the Past.

Prinplup can be found at Fontaine in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Prinplup appears in only three sets and a Japan-Only Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Promo. Prinplup is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Majestic Dawn and Platinum sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Kenny, a childhood friend of Dawn, would use a Prinplup on multiple appearances, including Pokémon Contests, starting with the episode Getting the Pre-Contest Titters!

[edit] Movies

Prinplup has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Lady Platinum Berlitz' Piplup would evolve into a Prinplup during Manga Chapter 346.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Prinplup is in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it has yet to reach its final evolved form.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Piplup
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 It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
Pearl Its wings deliver wicked blows that snap even the thickest of trees. It searches for prey in icy seas.
Platinum Because every Prinplup considers itself tobe the most important, they can never form a group.
HeartGold It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
SoulSilver It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
V Black Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
White Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
Black 2 Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
White 2 Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
VI X It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
Y It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
64
. 238 332 .
Atk
66
123 137 231 254
Def
68
126 141 235 258
Sp. Atk
81
150 167 261 287
Sp. Def
76
141 157 251 276
Speed
50
94 105 199 218

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start
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
16 Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Physical.png
19 Bubblebeam Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
24 Bide Normal.gif N/A N/A Physical.png
28 Fury Attack Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
33 Brine Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
37 Whirlpool Water.gif 35 85 Special.png
42 Mist Ice.gif N/A N/A Other.png
46 Drill Peck Flying.gif 80 100 Physical.png
51 Hydro Pump Water.gif 120 80 Special.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
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
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.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
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.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] Piplup Exclusive Moves

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
1 Pound Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.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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Level 16
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Prinplup
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 36


[edit] Type Matchups

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

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