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Pinsir FRLG artwork.png
Main artwork of Pinsir from Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen Versions
First appearance Pocket Monsters Red and Green Versions (1996)
Generation Generation I
Category Stag Beetle Pokémon
Evolves from None
Evolves into Mega Pinsir (using Pinsirite)
Type(s) Bug
Height 4'11" (1.5 m)
Weight 121.3 lbs. (55.0 kg)
Gender ratio 50% ♀ / 50% ♂
Pokédex color Brown
Egg group(s) Bug
Abilities Hyper Cutter
Mold Breaker
Moxie (Hidden Ability)
Pokédex navigation
National Pokédex:
Magmar | Pinsir (#127) | Tauros

Pinsir is a stag beetle Pokémon who makes its debut in Pocket Monsters Red and Green Versions (released as Pokémon Red and Blue Versions internationally). It is a Bug-type Pokémon, and it does not have any standard evolutions. However, Pinsir can evolve into Mega Pinsir via the Pinsirite.


Leveling up[edit]

Level Move Type Power Accuracy PP
ViceGrip Normal 100 55 100
21 Bind1 Normal 100 20
25 Seismic Toss Fighting 100 20
30 Guillotine Normal 30 5
36 Focus Energy Normal 30
43 Harden Normal 30
49 Slash Normal 70 100 20
54 Swords Dance Normal 30

1 - Applies to Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition only


Pokédex entries[edit]

  • Pokémon Red and Blue Versions: "If it fails to crush the victim in its pincers, it will swing it around and toss it hard."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese カイロス
Kairosu (romanized)
Kailios (trademark)
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