Pokemon BDSP Pinsir Guide: Pokedex, location, moveset, evolution

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Two Pinsir in the Pokemon anime

Here is everything you need to know about Pinsir in Pokemon BDSP including Pokedex, where to find and evolve, and moveset

Pokedex Data

Two Pinsir in the Pokemon anime
Credit: The Pokemon Company
  • Type: Bug
  • Strengths: Grass, Fighting, Ground
  • Weaknesses: Fire, Flying, Rock
  • Brilliant Diamond Entry: It grips prey with its pincers until the prey is torn apart. What it can’t tear, it tosses far away.
  • Shining Pearl Entry: It grips prey with its pincers until the prey is torn apart. What it can’t tear, it tosses far away.

Where to find Pinsir

Route 229, Grassland Cave, Riverbank Cave, Still-Water Cavern, Sunlit Cavern, Big Bluff Cavern

How to evolve Pinsir

Pinsir doesn’t evolve.

Pinsir moveset

Moves learnt by level up

Lv.MoveTypePowerAcc.
1HardenNORMAL
1Vise GripNORMAL55100
4Focus EnergyNORMAL
8BindNORMAL1585
12Seismic TossFIGHTING100
16Bug BiteBUG60100
20Storm ThrowFIGHTING60100
24Double HitNORMAL3590
28Vital ThrowFIGHTING70?
32X-ScissorBUG80100
36StrengthNORMAL80100
40Swords DanceNORMAL
44SubmissionFIGHTING8080
48GuillotineNORMAL30
52SuperpowerFIGHTING120100

Moves learnt by TM

TMMoveTypePowerAcc.
1Focus PunchFIGHTING150100
8Bulk UpFIGHTING
11Sunny DayFIRE
15Hyper BeamNORMAL15090
17ProtectNORMAL
18Rain DanceWATER
26EarthquakeGROUND100100
28DigGROUND80100
31Brick BreakFIGHTING75100
32Double TeamNORMAL
39Rock TombROCK6095
42FacadeNORMAL70100
44RestPSYCHIC
45AttractNORMAL100
46ThiefDARK60100
52Focus BlastFIGHTING12070
54False SwipeNORMAL40100
56FlingDARK100
58EndureNORMAL
68Giga ImpactNORMAL15090
71Stone EdgeROCK10080
75Swords DanceNORMAL
76Stealth RockROCK
80Rock SlideROCK7590
81X-ScissorBUG80100
82Sleep TalkNORMAL
83BulldozeGROUND60100
87SwaggerNORMAL85
90SubstituteNORMAL
93CutNORMAL5095
96StrengthNORMAL80100
98Rock SmashFIGHTING40100
100Rock ClimbNORMAL9085

Egg Moves

MoveTypePowerAcc.
Bug BiteBUG60100
Close CombatFIGHTING120100
FeintNORMAL30100
FlailNORMAL100
Fury AttackNORMAL1585
Quick AttackNORMAL40100
SuperpowerFIGHTING120100
ThrashNORMAL120100

READ MORE: Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Wiki Guide

Pokemon BDSP is available on November 19 exclusively on Nintendo Switch.