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#099 Kingler

official Kingler artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Kingler
Type Water
Species Pincer Pokémon
Height 1.3 m (4' 3")
Weight 60 kg (132.3 lbs)
Catch rate 60

Kingler's description

Kingler is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 1 and has the National Dex number #099. The Pokédex classifies it as the Pincer Pokémon.

Kingler's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
킹크랩 (Kingkeuraep) Krabboss Kingler キングラー (Kingler) 巨鉗蟹 / 巨钳蟹 (Jùqiánxiè)

Kingler's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterElectricGrassIceSteel
0.50.52.02.00.50.5

Kingler's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 2 Attack

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Water 3
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Kingler's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Hyper Cutter Shell Armor Sheer Force

Kingler's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 55
115 220 162 314
Attack 130
121 238 200 394
Defense 115
108 211 183 361
Sp. Atk 50
49 94 112 218
Sp. Def 50
49 94 112 218
Speed 75
72 139 139 273
Total 475

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.

Kingler's evolutions

Level 28

Kingler's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
1Red, BlueThe large pincer has 10000 hp of crushing power. However, its huge size makes it unwieldy to use.
1YellowOne claw grew massively and as hard as steel. It has 10,000-HP strength. However, it is too heavy.
1StadiumSaid to be capable of prying open Shellder and Cloyster shells using its 10,000-horsepower pincer.
2GoldIt can hardly lift its massive, overgrown pincer. The pincer's size makes it difficult to aim properly.
2SilverIts pincers grow peculiarly large. If it lifts the pincers too fast, it loses its balance and staggers.
2CrystalIts over sized claw is very powerful, but when it's not in battle, the claw just gets in the way.
2Stadium 2It can hardly lift its massive, overgrown pincer. The pincers size makes it difficult to aim properly.
3Ruby, SapphireKingler has an enormous, over sized claw. It waves this huge claw in the air to communicate with others. However, because the claw is so heavy, the Pokémon quickly tires.
3EmeraldIt waves its huge, over sized claw in the air to communicate with others. But since the claw is so heavy, this Pokémon quickly tires.
3FireRedIts large and hard pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, being so big, it is unwieldy to move.
3LeafGreenThe larger pincer has 10,000-horsepower crushing force. However, its huge size makes it unwieldy to use.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumThe larger pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, it is so heavy, it is difficult to aim.
4HeartGoldIt can hardly lift its massive, overgrown pincer. The pincers size makes it difficult to aim properly.
4SoulSilverIts pincers grow peculiarly large. If it lifts the pincers too fast, it loses its balance and staggers.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2The larger pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, it is so heavy, it is difficult to aim.
6XThe large and hard pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, being so big, it is unwieldy to move.
6YIts pincers grow particularly large. If it lifts the pincers too fast, it loses its balance and staggers.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireKingler has an enormous, oversized claw. It waves this huge claw in the air to communicate with others. However, because the claw is so heavy, the Pokémon quickly tires.
7Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!One claw grew massively and is as hard as steel. It has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, it is too heavy.
8SwordIts large and hard pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, being so big, it is unwieldy to move.
8ShieldIts oversized claw is very powerful, but when it's not in battle, the claw just gets in the way.

Kingler's variants

Gigantamax Kingler

official Gigantamax Kingler artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Gigantamax Kingler
Type Water
Species Pincer Pokémon
Height 19 m (62' 4")
Weight ??? kg (??? lbs)

Gigantamax Kingler's description

Gigantamax Kingler is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 8. The Pokédex classifies it as the Pincer Pokémon.

Gigantamax Kingler's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterElectricGrassIceSteel
x ½x ½x 2x 2x ½x ½

Gigantamax Kingler's rearing

Training
Experience Growth
Base Happiness
EV yield
Breeding
Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Water 3
Egg Cycles

Gigantamax Kingler's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
- - -

Gigantamax Kingler's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 55
115 220 162 314
Attack 130
121 238 200 394
Defense 115
108 211 183 361
Sp. Atk 50
49 94 112 218
Sp. Def 50
49 94 112 218
Speed 75
72 139 139 273
Total 475

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.

Gigantamax Kingler's Pokédex entries

Game Pokédex entry
SwordThe flow of Gigantamax energy has spurred this Pokémon’s left pincer to grow to an enormous size. That claw can pulverize anything.
ShieldThe bubbles it spews out are strongly alkaline. Any opponents hit by them will have their bodies quickly melted away.