Trapinch

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Trapinch
ナックラー
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Spinda < Trapinch > Vibrava

Species Type
Ant Pit Pokémon Ground.png
Number Ability
#328 Hyper Cutter/Arena Trap
Sheer Force
Height Weight
2′4″ (0.7m) 33.1 lbs. (15kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Vibrava
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Trapinch (ナックラー) is the 116th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Ground-Type, and it is known as the Ant Pit Pokémon.

Trapinch can have one of two Abilities: Hyper Cutter, which prevents opponents from reducing its Attack with a move such as Growl but does not prevent it from reducing its own Attack stat with a move such as Superpower; or Arena Trap, preventing an opponent from running away or switching out. Flying Types and Pokémon with the Levitate Ability aren't effected by Arena Trap, however.

A third Ability is available to Trapinch from the Dream World, the Sheer Force Ability, increasing the power of moves with a secondary effect by 33%, but at the expense of those secondary effects as they are lost.

Trapinch gains the opportunity to evolve into Vibrava starting at Level 35. It can evolve a second time into Flygon starting at Level 45.

Trapinch is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Trapinch 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Trapinch takes on the appearance of a bug with a head that is about as large as the rest of its body and a big jaw.

[edit] Gender Differences

Trapinch doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Trapinch appears in the Desert portion of Route 111 in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. Additionally, Trapinch appear inside the Mirage Tower in Emerald.

Trapinch appears at Route 228 in Diamond and Pearl when the Poké Radar is used. Trapinch also appears at the Safari Zone's Desert Area in Heart Gold and Soul Silver after 25 Peak Objects are placed in the area and 30 Days have passed since their placement.

Trapinch appears at White Forest in Pokémon White. In Black 2 and White 2, Trapinch can be found at Desert Resort and Reversal Mountain.

Trapinch can be found at Route 13 and a Ground-Type Friend Safari in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.

[edit] Spin-off Games

While it isn't a Shadow Pokémon, Trapinch appear in the wild at the Rock/Ground Poké Spot in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness.

Trapinch makes appearances at Phobos Drill, Endless Level 27, Forever Level 27 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Trapinch appears at Silent Chasm 6F-9F, Wish Cave 21F-28F, Desert Region 1F-11F and Joyous Tower 21F-24F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Trapinch appears at the Northern Desert 1F-15F. Trapinch is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Mountain B6 and B7.

Trapinch has yet to appear in a game in the Pokémon Ranger series as of writing.

Trapinch can be found at Desolated Ruins Desert 3-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Trapinch appears in a total of 12 sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Sandstorm, EX Dragon (2), EX Legend Maker, EX Holon Phantoms (EX Card), EX Dragon Frontiers (2 EX Cards), EX Power Keepers, Secret Wonders, Rising Rivals and Boundaries Crossed sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A Wild Trapinch was being tracked by a local scientist in the episode Beg, Burrow, and Steal, which saw Ash and company fall down one of Trapinch's sand pits. The gang found their way out after finding an underground lake and some of the Trapinch evolved into Vibrava.

Factory Brain Noland also has a Trapinch in his stable of Pokémon, as seen in the episode Numero Uno Articuno.

[edit] Movies

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

[edit] Manga

Trapinch's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Trapinch is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a first stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Common Route 111 (Desert)
Emerald Common Mirage Tower
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
XD: Gale of Darkness Rare Rock/Ground Poké Spot
Diamond/Pearl 2% Route 228 (Use Poké Radar)
Platinum None Trade
Heart Gold/Soul Silver Unknown% Safari Zone: Desert (Place 25 Peak Objects; Wait 30 Days)
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade
White Unknown% White Forest
Black 2/White 2 5% Desert Resort: Desert
Black 2/White 2 15% Reversal Mountain: Outside
X/Y Common Route 13 (Dust)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A



II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A



III Pokémon Ruby Trapinch's nest is a sloped, bowl-like pit dug in sand. This Pokémon patiently waits for prey to tumble down the pit. Its giant jaws have enough strength to crush even boulders.
III Pokémon Sapphire Trapinch is a patient hunter. It digs an inescapable pit in a desert and waits for its prey to come tumbling down. This Pokémon can go a whole week without access to any water.
III Pokémon Emerald Its big jaws crunch through boulders. Because its head is so big, it has a hard time getting back upright if it tips over onto its back.
III Pokémon FireRed It lives in arid deserts. It makes a sloping pit trap in sand where it patiently awaits prey.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It lives in arid deserts. It makes a sloping pit trap in sand where it patiently awaits prey.



IV Pokémon Diamond It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
IV Pokémon Pearl It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
IV Pokémon Platinum It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
IV Pokémon HeartGold Its nest is a sloped, bowl-like pit in the desert. Once something has fallen in, there is no escape.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Its nest is a sloped, bowl-like pit in the desert. Once something has fallen in, there is no escape.



V Pokémon Black It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
V Pokémon White It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
V Pokémon Black 2 It makes an inescapable conical pit and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
V Pokémon White 2 It makes an inescapable conical pit and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.



VI Pokémon X It lives in arid deserts. It makes a sloping pit trap in sand where it patiently awaits prey.
VI Pokémon Y It makes an inescapable conical pit and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
45
- 200 294 -
Atk
100
184 205 299 328
Def
45
85 95 189 207
Sp. Atk
45
85 95 189 207
Sp. Def
45
85 95 189 207
Spd
10
22 25 119 130

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start
73
Fissure Ground.png ?? 30 Physical
Start
67
Superpower Fighting.png 120 100 Physical
Start
61
Feint Normal.png 30 100 Physical
Start Bite Dark.png 60 100 Physical
4 Sand-Attack Ground.png N/A 100 Status
7 Feint Attack Dark.png 60 N/A Physical
10 Sand Tomb Ground.png 35 85 Physical
13 Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100 Special
17 Bide Normal.png ?? N/A Physical
21 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
25 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
29 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
34 Crunch Dark.png 80 100 Physical
39 Earth Power Ground.png 90 100 Special
44 Sandstorm Rock.png N/A N/A Status
49 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
55 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 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
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.png 50 100 Special
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.png -- -- Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
TM100 Confide Normal.png -- -- Status
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Bug Bite Bug.png 60 100% Physical
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Endure Normal.png -- --% Status
Flail Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Focus Energy Normal.png -- --% Status
Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95% Physical
Gust Flying.png 40 100% Special
Mud Shot Ground.png 55 95% Special
Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100% Physical
Signal Beam Bug.png 75 100% Special


[edit] Past Moves

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.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] Generation V Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Trapinch Vibrava Flygon
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Level 35 -- Level 45

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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