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#127 Pinsir

official Pinsir artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Pinsir
Type Bug
Species Stag Beetle Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4' 11")
Weight 55 kg (121.3 lbs)
Catch rate 45

Pinsir's description

Pinsir is a Bug-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 1 and has the National Dex number #127. The Pokédex classifies it as the Stag Beetle Pokémon.

Pinsir's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
쁘사이저 (Ppeusaijeo) Scarabrute Pinsir カイロス (Kailios) 凱羅斯 / 凯罗斯 (Kǎiluósī)

Pinsir's resistances & weaknesses

Pinsir's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Slow
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 2 Attack

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Bug
Egg Cycles 25 (approx. 6400 steps)

Pinsir's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Hyper Cutter Mold Breaker Moxie

Pinsir's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 65
125 240 172 334
Attack 125
117 229 194 383
Defense 100
94 184 167 328
Sp. Atk 55
54 103 117 229
Sp. Def 70
67 130 134 262
Speed 85
81 157 150 295
Total 500

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pinsir's evolutions

Pinsir has no evolutions.

Pinsir artwork by Ken Sugimori #127
Pinsir
Bug

Pinsir's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
1Red, BlueIf it fails to crush the victim in its pincers, it will swing it around and toss it hard.
1YellowGrips its prey in its pincers and squeezes hard! It can't move if it's cold, so it lives in warm places.
1StadiumGrips and tears at its enemy with the two pincers on its head. Enemies with hard bodies are gripped and tossed.
2GoldWith its horns, it digs burrows to sleep in at night. In the morning, damp soil clings to its body.
2SilverSwings its long antlers wildly to attack. During cold periods, it hides deep in forests.
2CrystalWhen the temperature drops at night, it sleeps on treetops or among roots where it is well hidden.
2Stadium 2With its horns, it digs burrows to sleep in at night. In the morning, damp soil clings to its body.
3RubyPinsir is astoundingly strong. It can grip a foe weighing twice its weight in its horns and easily lift it. This Pokémon's movements turn sluggish in cold places.
3SapphirePinsir has a pair of massive horns. Protruding from the surface of these horns are thorns. These thorns are driven deeply into the foe's body when the pincer closes, making it tough for the foe to escape.
3EmeraldTheir pincers are strong enough to shatter thick logs. Because they dislike cold, Pinsir burrow and sleep under the ground on chilly nights.
3FireRedIts two long pincer horns are powerful. Once they grip an enemy, they won't release until the foe is torn.
3LeafGreenIf it fails to crush the foe in its pincers, it will swing around and toss the opponent.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumIt grips prey with its pincers until the prey is torn in half. What it can't tear, it tosses far.
4HeartGoldWith its horns, it digs burrows to sleep in at night. In the morning, damp soil clings to its body.
4SoulSilverIt swings its long pincer horns wildly to attack. During cold periods, it hides deep in forests.
5Black, WhiteIt grips prey with its pincers until the prey is torn in half. What it can't tear, it tosses far.
5Black 2, White 2It grips prey with its powerful pincers and will not let go until the prey is torn in half.
6XIt grips prey with its pincers until the prey is torn in half. What it can't tear, it tosses far.
6YIt swings its long antlers wildly to attack. During cold periods, it hides deep in forests.
6Omega RubyPinsir is astoundingly strong. It can grip a foe weighing twice its weight in its horns and easily lift it. This Pokémon's movements turn sluggish in cold places.
6Alpha SapphirePinsir has a pair of massive horns. Protruding from the surface of these horns are thorns. These thorns are driven deeply into the foe's body when the pincer closes, making it tough for the foe to escape.
7SunIt grips its prey in its pincers and splits them apart. Although it is a powerful Pokémon, it can't deal with the cold.
7MoonOne solid blow from its horns is enough to split apart a large tree. Its greatest rival in Alola is Vikavolt.
7Ultra SunIt gets into territorial disputes with Vikavolt. For some reason, it apparently gets along well with Heracross in Alola.
7Ultra MoonAlthough it's tough, it can't handle cold well. When night falls, it buries itself in leafage and sleeps.
7Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!Grips its prey in its pincers and squeezes hard! It can't move if it's cold, so it lives in warm places.

Pinsir's variants

Mega Pinsir

official Mega Pinsir artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Mega Pinsir
Type BugFlying
Species Stag Beetle Pokémon
Height 1.7 m (5' 7")
Weight 59 kg (130.1 lbs)
Catch rate45

Mega Pinsir's description

Mega Pinsir is a Bug- / Flying-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 6. The Pokédex classifies it as the Stag Beetle Pokémon.

Mega Pinsir's resistances & weaknesses

FireElectricGrassIceFightingFylingBugRock
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Mega Pinsir's rearing

Training
Experience Growth Slow
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 2 Attack
Breeding
Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Bug
Egg Cycles 25 (approx. 6400 steps)

Mega Pinsir's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Aerilate - -

Mega Pinsir's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 65
125 240 172 334
Attack 155
144 283 227 449
Defense 120
112 220 189 372
Sp. Atk 65
63 121 128 251
Sp. Def 90
85 166 156 306
Speed 105
99 193 172 339
Total 600

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Mega Pinsir's Pokédex entries

Game Pokédex entry
SunThe influence of Mega Evolution leaves it in a state of constant excitement. It pierces enemies with its two large horns before shredding them.
MoonBathed in the energy of Mega Evolution, its wings become unusually developed. It flies at speeds of approximately 30 mph.
Ultra SunAfter Mega Evolution, it becomes able to fly. Perhaps because it’s so happy, it rarely touches the ground.
Ultra MoonIt zips around at blistering speeds, looking for an opening to skewer its opponent on its giant pincers.
Let's Go, Pikachu!With its vaunted horns, it can lift an opponent 10 times heavier than itself and fly about with ease.
Let's Go, Eevee!With its vaunted horns, it can lift an opponent 10 times heavier than itself and fly about with ease.