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Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Pincurchin

Regular
Shiny
Pincurchin
Electric Type
Sea Urchin Pokémon
National Pokedex: #871

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Pincurchin is a Electric Type Sea Urchin Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 2 Attack EV Yield. Pincurchin can be found with Lightning Rod as an Ability; we recommend the Brave Nature, based on 435 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Pincurchin Stats and Abilities

Based on Pincurchin Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Pincurchin Highest IV Stat is Attack (101) and the Lowest being Speed (15).

Pincurchin Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
48
B
Attack
101
D
Defense
95
B
Special Attack
91
D
Special Defense
85
F
Speed
15
D
Total
435
Pincurchin Details
Pincurchin Detail
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
Liked Foods
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Amorphous
Water 1
EV Yield2 Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Pincurchin Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Lightning Rod
Lightning Rod forces all single-target Electric-type moves - used by any other Pokémon on the field - to target this Pokémon, and with 100% accuracy. This includes the status move Thunder Wave. The ability is most useful in double/triple battles.
Hidden Ability
Electric Surge
Electric Surge creates a low-lying electric field, like the move Electric Terrain, when the Pokémon enters battle. It prevents grounded Pokémon from falling asleep, and increases the power of Electric type attacks.

How To Evolve Pincurchin in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

The Pokemon Pincurchin evolution is currently unknown in the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Series.

Where To Find Pincurchin Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Pincurchin in Pokemon SV.

Pokemon SV Pincurchin Weakness

Pincurchin is a Electric Type pokemon. This will cause Pincurchin to take More Damage from Ground Type Moves, and Less Damage from Flying, Steel, Electric Type moves.

Pincurchin Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
0.5x
Less Damage
Flying
Steel
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Pincurchin Weak Against?

Pincurchin Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
B
Hippowdon
Ground Type
B
Donphan
Ground Type
B
Mudsdale
Ground Type
D
Pupitar
Rock Type
Ground Type
E
Mudbray
Ground Type

What pokemon is Pincurchin Strong Against?

Pincurchin Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
A
Gyarados
Water Type
Flying Type
A
Magnezone
Electric Type
Steel Type
A
Noivern
Flying Type
Dragon Type

Best Pincurchin Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in Bold
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Pokemon similar to Pincurchin based on Electric Type
Similar Electric Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
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Magnezone
ELECTRIC-Type STEEL-Type 535 70 70 130 115 90 60
B
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Jolteon
ELECTRIC-Type 525 65 65 110 60 95 130
B
Luxray-Pokemon-Image
Luxray
ELECTRIC-Type 523 80 120 95 79 79 70
B
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Eelektross
ELECTRIC-Type 515 85 115 105 80 80 50
B
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Ampharos
ELECTRIC-Type 510 90 75 115 85 90 55
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