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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 4
Species Penguin Pokémon
Type Water
Height 0.8m
Weight 23kg
Catch Rate 45
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 12.5% Female/ 87.5% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 波皇子
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 波皇子
English Prinplup
French Prinplouf
German Pliprin
Italian Prinplup
Japanese ポッタイシ
Japanese (Romanized) Pottaishi
Japanese (Trademark) Pottaishi
Korean 팽태자
Spanish Prinplup

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #394
Sinnoh #8
Sinnoh (Plt) #8

Abilities

  • Torrent: Powers up Water-type moves when the Pokémon’s HP is low.
  • Defiant: Boosts the Pokémon’s Attack stat sharply when its stats are lowered. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 16
Pokemon
Level 36
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Electric 2x
Fire 0.5x
Grass 2x
Ice 0.5x
Steel 0.5x
Water 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water 64
66
68
81
76
50
405
7 Water 64
66
68
81
76
50
405
6 Water 64
66
68
81
76
50
405

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Pearl A single strike from its wings can be deadly, even big trees will be bent with a snap. It searches for prey in frozen seas.
United States Pokémon Diamond Each colony is founded by one of its kind only. Each Prinplup considers itself to be the greatest one.
United States Pokémon Platinum Because every PRINPLUP considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
United States Pokémon HeartGold It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
United States Pokémon White Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
Japan Pokémon White どの ポッタイシも じぶんが いちばん えらいと かんがえるため むれを つくることは ふかのうだ。
United States Pokémon Black Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
Japan Pokémon Black どの ポッタイシも じぶんが いちばん えらいと かんがえるため むれを つくることは ふかのうだ。
Japan Pokémon Black 2 どの ポッタイシも じぶんが いちばん えらいと かんがえるため むれを つくることは ふかのうだ。
Japan Pokémon White 2 どの ポッタイシも じぶんが いちばん えらいと かんがえるため むれを つくることは ふかのうだ。
United States Pokémon White 2 Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
United States Pokémon Black 2 Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
Japan Pokémon Y なかまを つくらずに くらす。 つばさの きょうれつな いちげきは たいぼくを まっぷたつに へしおる。
South Korea Pokémon Y 무리를 만들지 않고 생활한다. 날개의 강렬한 일격은 큰 나무를 두 동강으로 꺾는다.
Italy Pokémon Y Vive senza riunirsi in gruppi. Con i suoi poderosi colpi d’ala, può spaccare in due degli alberi enormi.
Spain Pokémon Y No hace amigos. Puede partir en dos un árbol gigantesco de un fuerte aletazo.
France Pokémon Y C’est un Pokémon solitaire. Un seul coup de ses puissantes ailes peut briser un arbre en deux.
Germany Pokémon Y Pliprin sind Einzelgänger. Ein Schlag ihrer kräftigen Flügel haut selbst große Bäume entzwei.
United States Pokémon Y It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
Italy Pokémon X Vive da solo lontano dagli altri. Apparentemente ogni esemplare crede di essere il più importante.
Spain Pokémon X Vive solo, alejado de los demás. Cada uno piensa que es el más importante.
France Pokémon X Il vit seul, à l’écart de ses pairs. Chaque individu est convaincu d’être meilleur que les autres.
Germany Pokémon X Es lebt allein, entfernt von anderen. Jedes von ihnen denkt, es sei das Bedeutendste unter ihnen.
Japan Pokémon X むれを つくらずに 1ぴきで いる。 じぶんが いちばん えらいと どの ポッタイシも かんがえているようだ。
United States Pokémon X It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
South Korea Pokémon X 무리를 만들지 않고 혼자 생활한다. 어떤 팽태자라도 자신이 제일 훌륭하다고 생각하는 듯하다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby No hace amigos. Puede partir en dos un árbol gigantesco de un fuerte aletazo.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 무리를 만들지 않고 혼자 생활한다. 어떤 팽태자라도 자신이 제일 훌륭하다고 생각하는 듯하다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Vive da solo lontano dagli altri. Apparentemente ogni esemplare crede di essere il più importante.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Vive solo, alejado de los demás. Cada uno piensa que es el más importante.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Il vit seul, à l’écart de ses pairs. Chaque individu est convaincu d’être meilleur que les autres.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Es lebt allein, entfernt von anderen. Jedes von ihnen denkt, es sei das Bedeutendste unter ihnen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire むれを つくらずに 1ぴきで いる。 じぶんが いちばん えらいと どの ポッタイシも かんがえているようだ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 무리를 만들지 않고 생활한다. 날개의 강렬한 일격은 큰 나무를 두 동강으로 꺾는다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Vive senza riunirsi in gruppi. Con i suoi poderosi colpi d’ala, può spaccare in due degli alberi enormi.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby C’est un Pokémon solitaire. Un seul coup de ses puissantes ailes peut briser un arbre en deux.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Pliprin sind Einzelgänger. Ein Schlag ihrer kräftigen Flügel haut selbst große Bäume entzwei.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby なかまを つくらずに くらす。 つばさの きょうれつな いちげきは たいぼくを まっぷたつに へしおる。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Kenny's Prinplup
  • Japan ケンゴのポッタイシ
  • Japan Kengo no Pottaishi
  • Japan Kengo's Pottaishi
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Barry's Prinplup
  • Japan ジュンのポッタイシ
  • Japan Jun no Pottaishi
  • Japan Jun's Pottaishi

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
DP 4
DP 26
DP 27
DP 34
DP 55
DP 60
DP 61
DP 106
DP 120
DP 122
DP 123
Movie 15
EVO 5

TCG Cards

#58: Prinplup
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
+20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#44: Prinplup
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
+20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#59: Prinplup
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
+20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#6: Prinplup
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
+20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#28: Prinplup
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#26: ポッタイシ
Rarity:
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#34: Prinplup
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#37: Prinplup
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#33: Prinplup
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#36: Prinplup
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Metal Claw Type Icon Physical 35 50 95 1 1 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Tackle Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Growl Type Icon Status 40 100 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Bubble
Type Icon Special 30 40 100 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Water Sport
Type Icon Status 15 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
Peck Type Icon Physical 35 35 100 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Bide Type Icon Physical 10 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 19
Bubble Beam
Type Icon Special 20 65 100 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 24
Fury Attack Type Icon Physical 20 15 85 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 37
Mist Type Icon Status 30 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42 42
Drill Peck Type Icon Physical 20 80 100 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46
Hydro Pump
Type Icon Special 5 110 80 50 50 50 50 51 51 51 51 51

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Work Up Type Icon Status 30
Quash Type Icon Status 15 100
Hail Type Icon Status 10
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Hone Claws Type Icon Status 15
Stealth Rock Type Icon Status 20
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Defog Type Icon Status 15
Shadow Claw Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Aerial Ace Type Icon Physical 20 60
Rock Tomb Type Icon Physical 15 60 95
Brick Break Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Waterfall
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Dig Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Pluck Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Scald
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Echoed Voice Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Grass Knot Type Icon Special 20 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Blizzard Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Surf
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Brine
Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Whirlpool
Type Icon Special 15 35 85

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Stealth Rock Type Icon Status 20
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Covet Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Water Pledge
Type Icon Special 10 80 100
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Signal Beam Type Icon Special 15 75 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100