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Pinsir is a Bug-type Pokémon from the 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.
Pokémon cry:
Pinsir cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 5 (10)
Icon Bug 3 (8)
Icon Fighting 15 (12)

Charged attacks

Icon Fighting
100 (43)
Icon Fighting
85 (28)
Icon Normal
35 (18)
Icon Bug
45 (28)
Icon Fighting
60 (27) (Legacy move)

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 global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Pokémon GO Safari Zone in Tainan.
    • Between April 2nd and April 9th, 2019, Pinsir's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Bug Out.
  • Since December 16th, 2019, Pinsir can be hatched from 5-km Eggs with a 1,690 of maximal CP.
  • As a former 3rd tier Raid Boss, Pinsir's CP was 21,306. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,690 and 2,113 when encountered Pokémon was 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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