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

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.
- Clamperl's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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5 (10)

Charged attacks

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50 (26)
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90 (27)
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70 (22)

Evolution family

Clamperl is part of a three-member family.

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#366 Clamperl
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#367 Huntail
#368 Gorebyss
#366 Clamperl
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#367 Huntail
#368 Gorebyss


Method Maximum CP Details
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(weather boosted)
In wild since 2019 Feb 23 (after event)

Increased spawns in:
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26
Summer Event: 2020 Jul 17 - 22
Incense Day: Type Shuffle: 2020 Apr 19 (Incense-only)
Global Challenge, Global Hatches: 2019 Sep 9 - 16

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726 5-km Eggs since 2019 Apr 26

Increased chance/Previously in:
7-km - Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn: May 15 - 22

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Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 2 CP 7,690

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
544 Field Research:
Catch 6 Water-type Pokémon: Summer Event
Send 10 Gifts to Friends: 2020 Jan
Use an item to evolve a Pokémon: Evolution Event
Evolve 3 Carvanha or Barboach: Water Festival 2019
Catch 5 Water-type Pokémon;
Catch a Psyduck or Krabby;
Catch a Magikarp or Wailmer;
Use 3 Berries to help catch Pokémon;
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: February 2019 Limited Research
Special Research/Timed Research:
New Pokémon Snap Celebration - Completing 4th part
Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn - 8th part: Take a snapshot of a Water-type Pokémon



  1. Catch Clamperl At Long Last in Pokémon GO. Pokémon.com. 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 Bulbapedia
  • Clamperl article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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