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Prinplup (Pokémon GO)

Prinplup Pokemon GO

Prinplup

#394 (Sinnoh)

Best moveset for Prinplup

The best moves for Prinplup are Bubble and Hydro Pump 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
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

Defense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Hydro Pump 47.3 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. Prinplup evolves from Piplup which costs 25 Candy, and evolves into Empoleon which costs 100 Candy.

Prinplup Raid Guide

Prinplup has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 and Tier 2 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

Prinplup - Male & Female

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

Summary

Prinplup is a Water Pokémon which evolves from Piplup. It is vulnerable to Grass and Electric moves. Prinplup's strongest moveset is Bubble & Hydro Pump and it has a Max CP of 1,701. Prinplup evolves into Empoleon.

About

"It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees."

Best moveset for Prinplup

The best moves for Prinplup are Bubble and Hydro Pump 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
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

Defense

  Bubble 12 dps
  Hydro Pump 47.3 dps

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What counters Prinplup?

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

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Prinplup 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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Most vulnerable to Prinplup

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

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