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Pinsir is a Bug-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It does not evolve into nor from any other Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Pinsir - Stag Beetle Pokémon
Pinsir 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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug
5 (10)
Icon Fighting
15 (12)

Charged attacks

Icon Fighting
100 (43)
Icon Normal
35 (18)
Icon Bug
45 (28)

Evolution family

Pinsir is the part of a one-member family.

61. Pinsir
#127 Pinsir



  • Pinsir was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Pinsir is 2,536, however it can reach 2,747, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between November 3rd and November 4th, 2018, Pinsir's spawn rate and chance to be found in the wild were significantly higher during the Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Tainan.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to February 9th, 2017, Pinsir used to be a possible hatchling from 10-km Eggs.
  • From February 9th, 2017 to Spring, 2018, Pinsir used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • As a 3rd tier Raid Boss, Pinsir's CP is 19,449. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge is 1,690 and 2,113 when encountered Pokémon is boosted by weather.
  • Pinsir was available in field research: "Catch 3 Bug-type Pokémon." during April to June, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 1,268.
  • Pinsir was also available in field research: "Catch 5 Normal-type Pokémon." during November, 2018.
  • Shiny form of Pinsir was released with the beginning of the Safari Zone in Tainan on November 1st, 2018.

External inks

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