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Pokemon Sword and Shield Kingler

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kingler is a Water Type Pincer Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Electric type moves. You can find and catch Kingler in South Lake Miloch with a 30% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Kingler are 55 HP, 130 Attack, 50 SP Attack, 115 Defense, 50 SP Defense, and 75 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kingler
Regular
Shiny
Kingler Galar Pokedex ID: 99

List of Kingler Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total475
HP55
Attack130
Defense115
Special Attack50
Special Defense50
Speed75

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Kingler to have is Adamant, this will increase it's Attack and decrease it's Sp. Atk stats.

Kingler Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Hyper CutterNormal
Shell ArmorNormal
Sheer ForceHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

Its large and hard pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, being so big, it is unwieldy to move.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Its oversized claw is very powerful, but when it’s not in battle, the claw just gets in the way.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Kingler

Gigantamax Kingler

Gigantamax Sword Pokedex Entry

The flow of Gigantamax energy has spurred this Pokémon's left pincer to grow to an enormous size. That claw can pulverize anything.

Gigantamax Shield Pokedex Entry

The bubbles it spews out are strongly alkaline. Any opponents hit by them will have their bodies quickly melted away.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kingler Evolutions

How do i evolve Kingler in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Krabby evolves into Kingler when you reach Level 28.

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Level 28
Kingler
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Krabby
3251059025253050
Kingler
47513011550505575

Kingler Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Kingler?

Kingler does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Krabby and evolve it into Kingler. A popular spawn location you can find Krabby is in the South Lake Miloch area with a 30% chance to spawn during Normal weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
South Lake Miloch
30%14 - 16
South Lake Miloch
10%14 - 16
South Lake Miloch
10%14 - 16
South Lake Miloch
30%14 - 16
South Lake Miloch
10%14 - 16
West Lake Axewell
10%8 - 14
West Lake Axewell
10%8 - 14
West Lake Axewell
5%8 - 14
Fields of Honor
10%10 - 15
Fields of Honor
10%10 - 15
Fields of Honor
10%10 - 15
Fields of Honor
10%10 - 15
Loop Lagoon
10%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
10%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
10%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
10%16 - 21
Axew's Eye
25%36 - 40
Axew's Eye
5%36 - 40
Axew's Eye
10%36 - 40

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Giant's Cap
35%26 - 28
West Lake Axewell
30%7 - 11
West Lake Axewell
40%7 - 11
West Lake Axewell
20%7 - 11
West Lake Axewell
20%7 - 11
West Lake Axewell
30%7 - 11
Fields of Honor
15%13 - 18
Fields of Honor
15%13 - 18
Loop Lagoon
15%19 - 24
Loop Lagoon
15%19 - 24
Route 9
25%38 - 42
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Kingler Raids

Where do i find Kingler Raids?

You can find Kingler raids in the following locations: Dusty Bowl, Giant's Cap, Giant's Mirror, North Lake Miloch, South Lake Miloch, West Lake Axewell, Gigantamax Raid Battles.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Kingler Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kingler Weakness

Kingler is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Grass, Electric Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Grass
Electric
0.5x
Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
0.25x
Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Kingler Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Kingler Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Kingler Moves List

What moves can Kingler learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Kingler can learn the normal type move Guillotine at level 60. This Physical move One-Hit-KO, if it hits. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Water type +50% STAB damage.

Kingler Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01Wide GuardStatus10Protects the user's team from multi-target attacks.
01Hammer ArmPhysical1009010Lowers user's Speed.
01Water GunSpecial6010025
01LeerStatus10030Lowers opponent's Defense.
01HardenStatus30Raises user's Defense.
01Metal ClawPhysical509535May raise user's Attack.
12Mud ShotSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
16ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
20Bubble BeamSpecial97.510020May lower opponent's Speed.
24StompPhysical6510020May cause flinching.
31FlailPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
36Razor ShellPhysical112.59510May lower opponent's Defense.
42SlamPhysical807520
48Swords DanceStatus20Sharply raises user's Attack.
54CrabhammerPhysical1509010High critical hit ratio.
60GuillotinePhysical5One-Hit-KO, if it hits.

TM Moves Kingler can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM35HailStatus10Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM45DivePhysical12010010Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM55BrineSpecial97.510010Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM83Razor ShellPhysical112.59510May lower opponent's Defense.
TM94False SwipePhysical4010040Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.
TM97Brutal SwingPhysical6010020The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.
TM98Stomping TantrumPhysical7510010Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user's previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles.

Kingler TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR00Swords DanceStatus20Sharply raises user's Attack.
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial165805
TR04SurfSpecial13510015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
TR17AmnesiaStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR39SuperpowerPhysical1201005Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR60X-ScissorPhysical8010015
TR83Ally SwitchStatus15User switches with opposite teammate.
TR84ScaldSpecial12010015May burn opponent.
TR94High HorsepowerPhysical959510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
TR98LiquidationPhysical127.510010The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.

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