(Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Pinsir is a Bug-type Pokémon.

No Pokémon evolve into Pinsir. Pinsir does not evolve.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack55GSC
Special Defense70GSC


Number 127: Pinsir, the Stagbeetle Pokémon. Height: 4'11", Weight: 121.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
If it fails to
crush the victim
in its pincers,
it will swing it
around and toss
it hard.
Grips its prey in
its pincers and
squeezes hard! It
can't move if it's
cold, so it lives
in warm places.
With its horns, it
digs burrows to
sleep in at night.
In the morning,
damp soil clings
to its body.
Swings its long
antlers wildly to
attack. During
cold periods, it
hides deep in
When the tempera-
ture drops at
night, it sleeps
on treetops or
among roots where
it is well hidden.


Pinsir can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Fury Attack by breedingGSC
Flail by breedingGSC
Cut from HM01
Strength from HM04
Vicegrip at level 1
Focus Energy at level 7GSC
Bind at level 13GSC
Seismic Toss at level 19GSC
Bind at level 21Y
Seismic Toss at level 25RBY
Harden at level 25GSC
Guillotine at level 30RBY
Guillotine at level 31GSC
Focus Energy at level 36RBY
Submission at level 37GSC
Swords Dance at level 43GSC
Harden at level 43RBY
Slash at level 49RBY
Swords Dance at level 54RBY
Headbutt from TM02GSC
Swords Dance from TM03RBY
Curse from TM03GSC
Toxic from TM06
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Rock Smash from TM08GSC
Take Down from TM09RBY
Double-edge from TM10RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Sunny Day from TM11GSC
Snore from TM13GSC
Hyper Beam from TM15
Submission from TM17RBY
Protect from TM17GSC
Seismic Toss from TM19RBY
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Frustration from TM21GSC
Return from TM27GSC
Mimic from TM31RBY
Double Team from TM32
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Rest from TM44
Attract from TM45GSC
Thief from TM46GSC
Fury Cutter from TM49GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY

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Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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