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Pinsir (Pokémon GO)

Pinsir Pokemon GO

Pinsir

#127 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Pinsir

The best moves for Pinsir are Bug Bite and X-Scissor when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  X-Scissor 33.8 dps

Defense

  Rock Smash 11.5 dps
  X-Scissor 33.8 dps

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Pokémon type

Bug
Vulnerable to…
Fire deals 160% damage.
Flying deals 160% damage.
Rock deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Ground deals 63% damage.

Evolution

Pinsir currently has no evolutions in Pokémon GO.

Pinsir Raid Guide

Pinsir has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Pinsir, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Pinsir is a Bug Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fire, Flying and Rock moves. Pinsir's strongest moveset is Bug Bite & X-Scissor and it has a Max CP of 2,959.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Pinsir

The best moves for Pinsir are Bug Bite and X-Scissor when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  X-Scissor 33.8 dps

Defense

  Rock Smash 11.5 dps
  X-Scissor 33.8 dps

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What counters Pinsir?

Pinsir is a Bug type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fire, Flying and Rock moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Pinsir are:

  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Chandelure,
  • Yveltal,
  • Darmanitan (Standard),
  • Moltres.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Overheat 100%
Chandelure   Incinerate   Overheat 99%
Yveltal   Gust   Hurricane 98%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Incinerate   Overheat 97%
Moltres   Fire Spin   Sky Attack 96%
Blaziken   Fire Spin   Blast Burn 94%
Ho-Oh   Incinerate   Brave Bird 93%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Tackle   Overheat 93%
Moltres   Wing Attack   Sky Attack 92%
Darmanitan (Zen)   Incinerate   Overheat 90%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Pinsir

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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