- Bug Bite, Close Combat: added on February 16th, 2017
- Superpower: added on December 11th, 2019
- Submission: removed on February 16th, 2017
- Fury Cutter: removed on February 16th, 2017, added back on December 11th, 2019
Pinsir is part of a one-member family.
- Pinsir was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
- Shiny form of Pinsir was released on Safari Zone in Tainan on November 1st, 2018.
- Shadow form of Pinsir was released on February 3rd, 2020.
- Since its release, shadow Pinsir can be shiny.
|In wild since 2016 Jul 6|
Increased chance/Previously in:
|Tier 3 CP 21,306
Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Battle in a raid: 2020 Mar
Catch 5 Normal-type Pokémon: 2018 Nov
Catch 3 Bug-type Pokémon: 2018 Apr - Jun
Special Research/Timed Research:
Distracted by Something Shiny - Completing 2nd part
Mega Battle Challenge - 3rd part: Battle in 3 raids
A Drive to Investigate - Completing 1st part
- Mega Pinsir has not been released yet.
- Pinsir is a tier 3 Raid Boss most recently. However, it used to be a tier 2 and 4 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. It was canceled for unknown reason.
- Updates to events: Pinsir Raid Day. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-06-25.
- page, on the official Pokédex website
- article, on the Bulbapedia
- Pinsir article, on the Pokémon Wiki