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Prinplup is a Water-type Pokémon from the Sinnoh region. It evolves from Piplup after being fed 25 candies and evolves into Empoleon when fed 100 candies.

Pokédex description

Prinplup - Penguin Pokémon
It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
Pokémon cry:
Prinplup cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Water 12 (10)
Icon Steel 8 (11)

Charged attacks

Icon Water
45 (24)
Icon Water
130 (39)
Icon Ice
60 (18)

Evolution family

Prinplup is the part of a three-member family.

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



  • Prinplup was released with the initial release of Sinnoh-region Pokémon on October 16th, 2018.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Prinplup is 1,458, however it can reach 1,579, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • As a former 2nd tier Raid Boss, Prinplup's CP was 8,687. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 972 and 1,215 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Shiny form of Prinplup was released during the twenty-fifth Community Day on January 19th, 2020.

External links

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