|2′7″ (0.8m)||50.7 lbs. (23kg)|
|Male: 87.5%||Female: 12.5%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||2 Special Attack Points|
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.
Prinplup takes on the appearance of a blue penguin with very strong wings.
Prinplup has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
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.
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.
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.
Prinplup has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.
Lady Platinum Berlitz' Piplup would evolve into a Prinplup during Manga Chapter 346.
Prinplup is in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it has yet to reach its final evolved form.
Via Move Tutor
All Generation 5 Games
Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves
Piplup Exclusive Moves
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM05: Defog (Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Only)
Via Move Tutor (Heart Gold/Soul Silver)
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