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Piplup (Pokémon GO)

Piplup Pokemon GO

Piplup

#393 (Sinnoh)

Best moveset for Piplup

The best moves for Piplup are Bubble and Drill Peck when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Drill Peck 28.3 dps

Defense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Drill Peck 28.3 dps

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Pokémon type

Water
Vulnerable to…
Grass deals 160% damage.
Electric deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Steel deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Water deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Piplup family. Piplup evolves into Prinplup which costs 25 Candy, which then evolves into Empoleon costing 100 Candy.

Piplup Raid Guide

Piplup has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 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

Piplup - Male & Female

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

Summary

Piplup is a Water Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Grass and Electric moves. Piplup's strongest moveset is Bubble & Drill Peck and it has a Max CP of 1,075. Piplup evolves into Prinplup.

About

"Because it is very proud, it hates accepting food from people. Its thick down guards it from cold."

Best moveset for Piplup

The best moves for Piplup are Bubble and Drill Peck when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Drill Peck 28.3 dps

Defense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Drill Peck 28.3 dps

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What counters Piplup?

Piplup is a Water type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass and Electric moves.

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

  • Xurkitree,
  • Thundurus (Therian),
  • Zekrom,
  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Deoxys (Normal).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Xurkitree   Thunder Shock   Discharge 100%
Xurkitree   Spark   Discharge 98%
Xurkitree   Spark   Power Whip 96%
Xurkitree   Thunder Shock   Power Whip 96%
Thundurus (Therian)   Thunder Shock   Thunderbolt 93%
Xurkitree   Spark   Thunder 92%
Thundurus (Therian)   Volt Switch   Thunderbolt 91%
Zekrom   Charge Beam   Wild Charge 91%
Xurkitree   Thunder Shock   Thunder 91%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 89%

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

Most vulnerable to Piplup

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

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

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