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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

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5 (10)
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3 (8)
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15 (12)

Charged attacks

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100 (43)
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85 (28)
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35 (18)
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45 (28)

Evolution family

Pinsir is part of a one-member family.

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Pinsir
#127 Pinsir

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
2,536
2,747

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Mega Buddy Challenge: 2020 Sep 22 - 28
Mega Battle Challenge: 2020 Sep 11 - 17
Bug Out 2019: Apr 2 - 9
Tainan Safari Zone: 2018 Nov 3 - 4

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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

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Raid Battles
1,690
2,113

(weather boosted)
Tier 3 CP 21,306

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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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:
Mega Battle Challenge - 3rd part: Battle in 3 raids
A Drive to Investigate - Completing 1st part


Gallery

Trivia

  • 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.[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 Bulbapedia
  • Pinsir article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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