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Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin is a Electric Type, which makes it weak against Ground type moves. You can find and catch Pincurchin in Courageous Cavern with a 5% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Pincurchin are 48 HP, 101 Attack, 91 SP Attack, 95 Defense, 85 SP Defense, and 15 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin
Regular
Shiny
Pincurchin Galar Pokedex ID: 353

List of Pincurchin Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total435
HP48
Attack101
Defense95
Special Attack91
Special Defense85
Speed15

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Pincurchin to have is Brave, this will increase it's Attack and decrease it's Speed stats.

Pincurchin Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Lightning RodNormal
Electric SurgeHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

It feeds on seaweed, using its teeth to scrape it off rocks. Electric current flows from the tips of its spines.

Shield Pokedex Entry

It stores electricity in each spine. Even if one gets broken off, it still continues to emit electricity for at least three hours.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin Evolutions

How do i evolve Pincurchin in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Currently Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin does not have an evolution form in Generation 8.

Pincurchin Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Pincurchin?

A popular spawn location you can find Pincurchin is in the Courageous Cavern area with a 5% chance to spawn during Normal weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Courageous Cavern
5%13 - 18
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21
Loop Lagoon
5%16 - 21

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

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 9 - Circhester Bay
5%39 - 43
Route 9
5%38 - 42
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin Raids

Where do i find Pincurchin Raids?

You can find Pincurchin raids in the following locations: Giant's Mirror, Lake of Outrage, Motostoke Riverbank.

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Ground
0.5x
Damage
Flying
Steel
Electric
0.25x
Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Pincurchin Weak Against?

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What pokemon is Pincurchin Strong Against?

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

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

Pincurchin can learn the electric type move Discharge at level 60. This Special move May paralyze opponent. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Electric type +50% STAB damage.

Pincurchin Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01PeckPhysical3510035
01Thunder ShockSpecial6010030May paralyze opponent.
05Water GunSpecial4010025
10ChargeStatus20Raises user's Special Defense and next Electric move's power increases.
15Fury AttackPhysical158520Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
20SparkPhysical97.510020May paralyze opponent.
25Bubble BeamSpecial6510020May lower opponent's Speed.
30RecoverStatus10User recovers half its max HP.
35CurseStatus10Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
40Electric TerrainStatus10Prevents all Pokémon from falling asleep for 5 turns.
45Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
50Zing ZapPhysical12010010A strong electric blast crashes down on the target, giving it an electric shock. This may also make the target flinch.
55AcupressureStatus30Sharply raises a random stat.
60DischargeSpecial12010015May paralyze opponent.

TM Moves Pincurchin can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM07Pin MissilePhysical259520Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM14Thunder WaveStatus9020Paralyzes opponent.
TM20Self-DestructPhysical2001005User faints.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM55BrineSpecial6510010Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM58AssurancePhysical6010010Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM74VenoshockSpecial6510010Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM77HexSpecial6510010Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
TM90Electric TerrainStatus10Prevents all Pokémon from falling asleep for 5 turns.

Pincurchin TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial110805
TR04SurfSpecial9010015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial13510015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1657010May paralyze opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR21ReversalPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
TR23SpikesStatus20Hurts opponents when they switch into battle.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR45Muddy WaterSpecial908510May lower opponent's Accuracy.
TR54Toxic SpikesStatus20Poisons opponents when they switch into battle.
TR57Poison JabPhysical8010020May poison the opponent.
TR84ScaldSpecial8010015May burn opponent.
TR91Venom DrenchStatus10020Lowers poisoned opponent's Special Attack and Speed.
TR95Throat ChopPhysical8010015Prevents use of sound moves for two turns.
TR98LiquidationPhysical8510010The 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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