Pinsir

Pokemon Rating:
8
Pinsir
Type
55.00 kg Weight
1.50 m Height
Pokemon Max CP
2770
ATK 238
DEF 197
STA 130
Movesets Grades

* Legacy Moveset

Offensive Moves Explanation
  • Bug Bite is preferred over Rock Smash for STAB and unique type coverage against Grass, Psychic, and Dark-types.

  • Rock Smash is still a strong pick for its high damage, but with Pinsir lacking Fighting-type STAB, it’s outclassed by others.

  • Fury Cutter does less DPS than Bug Bite but generates energy faster. It’s inferior, but still usable.

  • Pairing Pinsir’s Bug-type fast moves with the charge move X-Scissor is the best pick for Pinsir’s attacking niche.

  • A Fighting-type charge move pairs well with Rock Smash for taking out Tyranitar. Submission is lower DPS, so Close Combat is preferred.

  • Vice Grip is not a good move. Use your TM here.
Defensive Moves Explanation
  • On defense, Rock Smash does more than double the DPS of other quick moves.

  • X-Scissor is Pinsir’s least reactable charge move but will be ineffective against Pinsir’s counters.

  • Submission has better type coverage than X-Scissor but is more reactable.

  • A 1 bar charge move such as Close Combat will not be very good due to Pinsir’s low HP and defense.
Quick Moves
5
True DPS:
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Bug

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
0.50
0.20
12.00
10.00
12.50
15
True DPS:
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Fighting

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
1.30
0.25
7.69
11.54
14.42
Charge Moves
100
True DPS:
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Fighting

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
2.30
1.30
0.00
-100
43.48
0.00
35
True DPS:
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Normal

.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
1.90
0.40
0.00
-33
18.42
23.03
45
True DPS:
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Bug

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
1.60
0.20
0.00
-33
28.13
35.16

Legacy Quick Moves
3
True DPS:
More Info

Bug

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
0.40
0.30
15.00
7.50
9.38
Legacy Charge Moves
60
True DPS:
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Fighting

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
2.20
0.20
0.00
-50
27.27
34.09
Rating Explanation:

Pinsir is Pokemon with potential. Bug-type moves have a specific niche against raid bosses such as Exeggutor and Alakazam. A Pinsir with a double Bug-type moveset boasts near-optimal performance in these matchups.

Pinsir’s Fighting-type moves are nothing to sneeze at either; it contests Tyranitar, Snorlax, and can even take out Blissey. However, Machamp and Heracross do this job much better.

Defensively, Pinsir has bad stats and a poor typing. Fire, Flying, and Rock-type attackers are common, which prevent Pinsir from being a true contender.

Other
Female Ratio 50.0 %
Male Ratio 50.0 %
Flee Rate 9.0 %
Egg Distance to Hatch 5 km
Buddy Distance 5 km
Capture Rate30.0 %
Pokemon Weakness/Resistance Chart

Bug

- - -
- - .714x
1.4x 1.4x -
.714x .714x -
- - -
1.4x - -

.714x Resists Type 1.4x Weak to Type
.51x Double Resists Type 1.96x Double Weak to Type

Pokemon Min/Max CP Values

How to use: You need to know your Pokemon's exact level. To find exactly what level your Pokémon is, power up your Pokémon following this chart until you're certain of your level from Stardust cost changes.

A Pokémon's minimum level is 1, and its maximum level is equal to your trainer level + 1.5.

Every time you power up, your Pokémon gains half a level.

StardustLevelMin CPMax CP
2001 33.65 39.19
2001.5 69.56 81.01
2002 105.46 122.82
2002.5 141.36 164.63
4003 177.26 206.45
4003.5 213.16 248.26
4004 249.06 290.07
4004.5 284.97 331.88
6005 320.87 373.69
6005.5 356.77 415.51
6006 392.67 457.32
6006.5 428.57 499.13
8007 464.47 540.94
8007.5 500.38 582.76
8008 536.28 624.57
8008.5 572.18 666.38
10009 608.08 708.19
10009.5 643.98 750.01
100010 679.89 791.82
100010.5 713.86 831.38
130011 747.83 870.95
130011.5 781.80 910.51
130012 815.77 950.07
130012.5 849.74 989.63
160013 883.71 1029.20
160013.5 917.68 1068.76
160014 951.65 1108.32
160014.5 985.62 1147.89
190015 1019.59 1187.45
190015.5 1053.56 1227.01
190016 1087.53 1266.58
190016.5 1121.50 1306.14
220017 1155.47 1345.70
220017.5 1189.44 1385.26
220018 1223.41 1424.83
220018.5 1257.38 1464.39
250019 1291.35 1503.95
250019.5 1325.32 1543.52
250020 1359.29 1583.08
250020.5 1393.26 1622.64
300021 1427.28 1662.26
300021.5 1461.25 1701.82
300022 1495.26 1741.44
300022.5 1529.23 1781.00
350023 1563.25 1820.61
350023.5 1597.22 1860.18
350024 1631.23 1899.79
350024.5 1665.20 1939.36
400025 1699.22 1978.97
400025.5 1733.19 2018.53
400026 1767.20 2058.15
400026.5 1801.17 2097.71
450027 1835.19 2137.33
450027.5 1869.16 2176.89
450028 1903.17 2216.51
450028.5 1937.14 2256.07
500029 1971.16 2295.68
500029.5 2005.13 2335.25
500030 2039.14 2374.86
500030.5 2056.13 2394.64
600031 2073.11 2414.43
600031.5 2090.10 2434.21
600032 2107.08 2453.99
600032.5 2124.07 2473.77
700033 2141.05 2493.55
700033.5 2158.04 2513.33
700034 2175.02 2533.11
700034.5 2192.01 2552.89
800035 2208.99 2572.68
800035.5 2225.98 2592.46
800036 2242.96 2612.24
800036.5 2259.95 2632.02
900037 2276.93 2651.80
900037.5 2293.92 2671.58
900038 2310.90 2691.36
900038.5 2327.89 2711.15
1000039 2344.87 2730.93
1000039.5 2361.86 2750.71
1000040 2378.84 2770.49
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