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Pinsir

Pinsir is a Bug-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Pokédex description

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.
- Pinsir's 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 part of a one-member family.

61. Pinsir
#127 Pinsir

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Encounter
Wild
2,536
2,747

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Bug Out 2019: Apr 2 - 9
Tainan Safari Zone: 2018 Nov 3 - 4

Pokémon Eggs
Eggs
1,690 5-km Eggs since 2019 Dec 16

Increased chance/Previously in:
7-km - Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto: May 1 - 8
5-km - 2018 Dec 18 - 2019 Feb 13
5-km - 2017 Feb 9 - 2018 Spring
10-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 Feb 9

Emblem Raid
Raid Battles
1,690
2,113

(weather boosted)
Tier 4 CP 33,687

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1
Research tasks
1,268 Field Research:
Battle in a Raid: 2020 Mar
Catch 5 Normal-type Pokémon: 2018 Nov
Catch 3 Bug-type Pokémon: 2018 Apr - Jun
Special Research:
A Drive to Investigate - Completing 1st part


Gallery

Trivia

  • Pinsir is a tier 4 Raid Boss most recently. However, it used to be a tier 2 and 3 before.
  • A tier 3 Pinsir Raid Day was originally scheduled during Bug Out 2020, on June 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time.[1] It was canceled for unknown reason.

Reference

  1. Updates to events: Pinsir Raid Day. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-06-25.

External inks

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