Prinplup • Generation VIII Pokédex

Prinplup
Pokédex Page for Prinplup

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Prinplup, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Prinplup is not available in Pokémon Sword or Shield and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Prinplup

Prinplup
Sprite of Prinplup in Pokémon HOME

Prinplup's Type

WATER

Prinplup's Pokédex #s

National #
394
Sinnoh #
8

Prinplup's Base Stats

HP:
64
Attack:
66
Defense:
68
Sp. Atk:
81
Sp. Def:
76
Speed:
50
Total:
405

Misc. Info

Height:
2'7" (0.8m)
Weight:
50.7 lbs. (23 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Water 1 / Field
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,680
EV Yield:
2 Sp. Atk
Base EXP:
142
Catch Rate:
45
Base Happiness:
70

Prinplup's Abilities

Here are what abilities Prinplup can possibly have, along with their effects.
Torrent
Increases the damage of Prinplup's Water-type moves by 50% when it is at 1/3 or less HP.
Defiant
Raises Prinplup's Attack by two stages whenever any of its stats are lowered in battle.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Prinplup's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ELECTRIC
GRASS
½
FIRE
WATER
ICE
STEEL

Prinplup's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Prinplup evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Piplup
Piplup
starting form
Prinplup
Prinplup
at level 16
Empoleon
Empoleon
at level 36

Prinplup's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Below is a list of all of the moves that Prinplup can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Prinplup learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
Evo.
Metal Claw
Has a 10% chance of raising Prinplup's Attack by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 35 One Target
1
Metal Claw
Has a 10% chance of raising Prinplup's Attack by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 35 One Target
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Growl
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 40 Nearby Enemies
1
Pound
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
4
Growl
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 40 Nearby Enemies
8
Water Gun
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
11
Charm
Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
15
Peck
Damages the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
35 100% 35 One Target
19
Bubble Beam
10% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 20 One Target
24
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
28
Fury Attack
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
15 85% 20 One Target
33
Brine
Does double damage if the target's HP is 50% or less.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
37
Whirlpool
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn. Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
42
Mist
Prevents stats from being lowered for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
46
Drill Peck
Damages the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
50
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Prinplup can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught once per use of the TM.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM03
Water Pulse
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
TM07
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM10
Work Up
Raises Prinplup's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TM13
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TM14
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TM17
Protect
Protects Prinplup from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM18
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM28
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Double Team
Raises Prinplup's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM39
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM40
Aerial Ace
Doesn't miss the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
60 -- 20 One Target
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Prinplup is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Prinplup restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM45
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM49
Scald
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM55
Brine
Does double damage if the target's HP is 50% or less.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM56
Fling
Throws Prinplup's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM76
Stealth Rock
Sets floating rocks on the enemy's field. Does 1/8 max HP to enemies that switch in. Weakness/resistance to Rock affects this damage.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TM82
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Prinplup's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM86
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TM87
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM88
Pluck
Does double damage if the target has a Berry and then Prinplup consumes that Berry immediately.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 One Target
TM90
Substitute
Costs 25% of Prinplup's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM93
Cut
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 30 One Target
TM95
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TM96
Strength
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM97
Defog
Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes effects on the enemy's field such as Light Screen, Reflect, etc.
FLYING
STATUS
-- -- 15 One Target
TM98
Rock Smash
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 15 One Target
TM99
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Prinplup can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Prinplup.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Double Hit
Hits the target two times in a row.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
35 90% 10 One Target
EGG
Supersonic
Confuses the target.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 55% 20 One Target
EGG
Yawn
Makes the target fall asleep at the end of the next turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
EGG
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Prinplup's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Agility
Raises Prinplup's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
EGG
Aqua Ring
Restores 1/16 the user's max HP between turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
EGG
Feather Dance
Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.
FLYING
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies

Prinplup's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Prinplup's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Prinplup's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Prinplup is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
238 269 301 332 64
Attack
137 168 200 231 66
Defense
141 172 204 235 68
Sp. Atk
167 198 230 261 81
Sp. Def
157 188 220 251 76
Speed
105 136 168 199 50
Total
405

Where to Find Prinplup in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Location information on where to find Prinplup in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl will be coming to the Marriland Pokédex in a future update! Thank you for your patience!

Pokédex Entries for Prinplup

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
Y Alpha Sapphire
It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White Black 2 White 2
Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond
It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
Pearl
Its wings deliver wicked blows that snap even the thickest of trees. It searches for prey in icy seas.
Platinum
Because every PRINPLUP considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
HeartGold SoulSilver
It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
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