Piplup

←(#392) Infernape Piplup (#393) Prinplup (#394)→
Piplup
#393
Type
Water Normal
Catch rate
45
Abilities
Torrent
Hidden Ability
Defiant
Biomes
Cold Beach, Cold Taiga, Cold Taiga Hills, Cold Taiga M, Frozen Ocean, Frozen River, Ice Mountains, Ice Plains, Ice Plains Spikes
Spawn time
Dawn/Dusk/Night
Level range in wild
5-9
Spawn location
Land
Gender ratio
87.5% ♂, 12.5% ♀
EV yield
1 Special Attack
Mount
None
Egg Groups
Water 1/Field
Behavior
Timid 0%
Neutral 50%
Aggressive 50%
Modeled by
karrybird
Textured by
karrybird
Animated by
karrybird
Voiced by
Flairintha

Piplup is a Water-type starter Pokémon. It evolves into Prinplup at level 16, who evolves further into Empoleon at level 36.

It doesn't like to be taken care of. It's difficult to bond with since it won't listen to its Trainer.

Contents

Spawn rate

Biome Time Location Rate
Cold Beach Dawn/Dusk Land 7.092%
Cold Beach Night Land 5.848%
Cold Taiga Dawn/Dusk Land 3.268%
Cold Taiga Night Land 1.678%
Cold Taiga Hills Dawn/Dusk Land 3.268%
Cold Taiga Hills Night Land 1.479%
Cold Taiga M Dawn/Dusk Land 3.268%
Cold Taiga M Night Land 1.479%
Frozen Ocean Dawn/Dusk Land 7.092%
Frozen Ocean Night Land 5.848%
Frozen River Dawn/Dusk Land 10.989%
Frozen River Night Land 4.739%
Ice Mountains Dawn/Dusk Land 4.525%
Ice Mountains Night Land 2.375%
Ice Plains Dawn/Dusk Land 3.69%
Ice Plains Night Land 2.558%
Ice Plains Spikes Dawn/Dusk Land 3.69%
Ice Plains Spikes Night Land 2.123%

Drops

Drop Chance Quantity
Grid Feather.pngFeather 50% 1
Grid Raw Fish.pngRaw Fish 100% 1

Stats

HP: 53
Attack: 51
Defense: 53
Sp. Atk: 61
Sp. Def: 56
Speed: 40
Total: 314

Type effectiveness

BugType.png DarkType.png DragonType.png ElectricType.png FairyType.png FightingType.png FireType.png FlyingType.png GhostType.png GrassType.png GroundType.png IceType.png NormalType.png PoisonType.png PsychicType.png RockType.png SteelType.png WaterType.png
½× ½× ½× ½×

Moves

By level

Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
011 Pound NormalType.pngNormal Physical 40 100% 35
044 Growl NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 40
088 Bubble WaterType.pngWater Special 40 100% 30
1111 Water Sport WaterType.pngWater Status 15
1515 Peck FlyingType.pngFlying Physical 35 100% 35
1818 Bubble Beam WaterType.pngWater Special 65 100% 20
2222 Bide NormalType.pngNormal Physical 10
2525 Fury Attack NormalType.pngNormal Physical 15 85% 20
2929 Brine WaterType.pngWater Special 65 100% 10
3232 Whirlpool WaterType.pngWater Special 35 85% 15
3636 Mist IceType.pngIce Status 30
3939 Drill Peck FlyingType.pngFlying Physical 80 100% 20
4343 Hydro Pump WaterType.pngWater Special 110 80% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Piplup.

By TM/HM

TM Move Type Category Power Accuracy  PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic PoisonType.pngPoison Status 90% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM07 Hail IceType.pngIce Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power
Varies
Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM13 Ice Beam IceType.pngIce Special 90 100% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM14 Blizzard IceType.pngIce Special 110 70% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance WaterType.pngWater Status 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration NormalType.pngNormal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return NormalType.pngNormal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig GroundType.pngGround Physical 80 100% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break FightingType.pngFighting Physical 75 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team NormalType.pngNormal Status 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb RockType.pngRock Physical 60 95% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace FlyingType.pngFlying Physical 60 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round NormalType.pngNormal Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM49 Echoed Voice NormalType.pngNormal Special 40 100% 15
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM55 Scald WaterType.pngWater Special 80 100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling DarkType.pngDark Physical 100% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM60 Quash DarkType.pngDark Status 100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot GrassType.pngGrass Special 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger NormalType.pngNormal Status 90% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM88 Pluck FlyingType.pngFlying Physical 60 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM104 Bubble Beam WaterType.pngWater Special 65 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM116 Bide NormalType.pngNormal Physical 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM127 Headbutt NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM132 Snore NormalType.pngNormal Special 50 100% 15
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM133 Icy Wind IceType.pngIce Special 55 95% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM135 Endure NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM138 Mud-Slap GroundType.pngGround Special 20 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM140 Sleep Talk NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM149 Water Pulse WaterType.pngWater Special 60 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM152 Secret Power NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM156 Brine WaterType.pngWater Special 65 100% 10
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM162 Stealth Rock RockType.pngRock Status 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM163 Captivate NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM165 Natural Gift
Varies
Physical 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM170 Confide NormalType.pngNormal Status 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut NormalType.pngNormal Physical 50 95% 30
Bag TM Water Sprite.png HM03 Surf WaterType.pngWater Special 90 100% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png HM05 Defog FlyingType.pngFlying Status 15
Bag TM Water Sprite.png HM07 Waterfall WaterType.pngWater Physical 80 100% 15
Bag TM Water Sprite.png HM09 Whirlpool WaterType.pngWater Special 35 85% 15
Bag TM Water Sprite.png HM10 Dive WaterType.pngWater Physical 80 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Piplup.

By move tutor

Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Covet NormalType.pngNormal Physical 60 100% 25
Signal Beam BugType.pngBug Special 75 100% 15
Water Pledge WaterType.pngWater Special 80 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Piplup.

By event move tutor

Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Sing NormalType.pngNormal Status 55% 15

By breeding

 Parent   Move   Type   Category   Power   Accuracy   PP 
PikachuGrowlithePonytaRapidashFarfetch'dHorseaSeadraJolteonDratiniDragonairDragoniteFeraligatrAipomGirafarigSneaselMantineKingdraWingullSurskitGorebyssBuizelFloatzelZoruaZoroarkEmolga Agility PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 30
SeelDewgongVaporeonMarillAzumarillCorsolaMantineMiloticGorebyss Aqua Ring WaterType.pngWater Status 20
AipomGirafarigCorphishCrawdauntBuizelFloatzelMamoswine Double Hit NormalType.pngNormal Physical 35 90% 10
Farfetch'd Feather Dance* FlyingType.pngFlying Status 15
TotodileCroconawFeraligatrDunsparceSwinubCorsolaPhanpyZigzagoonSlakothSlakingTorkoalSpindaFeebas Flail NormalType.pngNormal Physical 100% 15
WooperQuagsireSwinubPiloswineMudkipZigzagoonLinooneRelicanthShellosGastrodonMamoswine Mud Sport GroundType.pngGround Status 15
MantineWingullPelipperWhismurLoudredExploud Supersonic NormalType.pngNormal Status 55% 20
SlowpokeSlowbroWooperQuagsireSlowkingDunsparceKingdraSlakothSlakingNumelCameruptRelicanthBidoofBibarel Yawn NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
  • An asterisk (*) indicates a move that must be chain bred onto Piplup.

Breeding environment

Water

Block Value
Grid Lily Pad.pngLily Pad 3
Grid Sea Lantern.pngSea Lantern 3
Grid Sponge.pngSponge 2
Grid Sugar Canes.pngSugar Canes 2
Grid Water.pngWater 1
Grid Water Stone Ore.pngWater Stone Ore 2