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Clamperl is a Water-type Pokémon from the Hoenn region. It randomly evolves into either Huntail or Gorebyss when fed 50 candies.[1]

Pokédex description

Clamperl - Bivalve Pokémon
Clamperl's sturdy shell is not only good for protection—it is also used for clamping and catching prey. A fully grown Clamperl's shell will be scored with nicks and scratches all over.
Pokémon cry:
Clamperl cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Water 5 (10)

Special attacks

Icon Normal
50 (26)
Icon Ice
90 (27)
Icon Water
70 (22)

Evolution family

Clamperl is the part of a three-member family.

188. Clamperl
#366 Clamperl
50 Clamperl candy
#367 Huntail
50 Clamperl candy
#368 Gorebyss



  • Clamperl was released on February 23rd, 2019 during February's Limited Research.[2]
    • Shiny form of Clamperl was released on this event.
    • Clamperl was released into the wild after the event was over.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Clamperl is 1,089, however it can reach 1,180, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • Since April 26th, 2019, Clamperl can be hatched from 5-km Eggs with a 726 of maximal CP.
  • As a former 2nd tier Raid Boss, Clamperl's CP was 7,690. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 726 and 907 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Clamperl was available in field research: "Catch 5 Water-type Pokémon, Catch a Psyduck or Krabby, Catch a Magikarp or Wailmer, Make 5 Nice Throws, Make 3 Nice Throws in a row, Make 3 Great Throws, Make 2 Great Throws in a row, Make 5 Curveball Throws, Battle in a Gym, Use a super effective Charged Attack in a Gym battle, Battle in a Raid, Spin 2 PokéStops, Evolve 2 Water-type Pokémon, or Use 3 Berries to help catch Pokémon" during Limited Research event with a maximum capture CP of 544.
  • Clamperl was also available in field research: "Evolve 3 Carvanha or Barboach." during Water Festival 2019.
  • Clamperl was also available in field research: "Use an item to evolve a Pokémon." during Evolution Event.
  • Clamperl is also available in field research: "Send 10 Gifts to Friends." since January, 2020.


  1. Catch Clamperl At Long Last in Pokémon GO. Poké Retrieved on 2019-06-20.
  2. Discover more with Limited Research, featuring Clamperl!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-02-20.

External links

  • Clamperl page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Clamperl article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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