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Piplup is a Water-type Pokémon from the Sinnoh region. It evolves into Prinplup when fed 25 candies and its final evolution is Empoleon.

Pokédex description

Penguin Pokémon
Because it is very proud, it hates accepting food from people. Its thick down guards it from cold.
- Piplup's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Water 12 (10)
Icon Normal 7 (12)

Charged attacks

Icon Water
45 (24)
Icon Flying
60 (26)
Icon Ice
60 (18)

Evolution family

Piplup is part of a three-member family.

205. Piplup
#393 Piplup
25 Piplup candy
Prinplup
#394 Prinplup
100 Piplup candy
Empoleon
#395 Empoleon

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Encounter
Wild
921
998

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2018 Oct 16

Increased spawns in:
Incense Day: Type Shuffle: 2020 Apr 19 (Incense-only)
January 2020 Community Day: Jan 19
Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30 (around water)
Yokohama Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Aug 6 - 12
Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Jul 4 - 7
Chicago Pokémon GO Fest 2019: Jun 13 - 16

Pokémon Eggs
Eggs
614 2-km Eggs since 2019 Feb 13

Increased chance/Previously in:
2-km - Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
5-km - 2018 Oct 16 - 2019 Feb 13

Emblem Raid
Raid Battles
614
767

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,364

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1
Research tasks
460 Field Research:
Give your buddy a treat: Throwback Challenge 2020: Sinnoh
Catch 3 Piplup: January 2020 Community Day
Special Research:
Jump-Start Research - 4th part: Catch a Legendary Pokémon from Field Research Breakthrough or raid


Gallery

Trivia

External links

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