Kingler

Kingler is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Pincer Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
The large pincer has 10000 hp of crushing power. However, its huge size makes it unwieldy to use.
Yellow One claw grew massively and as hard as steel. It has 10,000-HP strength. However, it is too heavy.
Gold It can hardly lift its massive, overgrown pincer. The pincer's size makes it difficult to aim properly.
Silver Its pincers grow peculiarly large. If it lifts the pincers too fast, it loses its balance and staggers.
Crystal Its oversized claw is very powerful, but when it's not in battle, the claw just gets in the way.
Ruby
Sapphire
KINGLER has an enormous, oversized claw. It waves this huge claw in the air to communicate with others. However, because the claw is so heavy, the POKéMON quickly tires.
FireRed Its large and hard pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, being so big, it is unwieldy to move.
LeafGreen The large pincer has 10,000-horsepower crushing force. However, its huge size makes it unwieldy to use.
Emerald It waves its huge, oversized claw in the air to communicate with others. But since the claw is so heavy, this POKéMON quickly tires.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The larger pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, it is so heavy, it is difficult to aim.
HeartGold It can hardly lift its massive, overgrown pincer. The pincer’s size makes it difficult to aim properly.
SoulSilver Its pincers grow peculiarly large. If it lifts the pincers too fast, it loses its balance and staggers.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The larger pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, it is so heavy, it is difficult to aim.
X Its large and hard pincer has 10,000-horsepower strength. However, being so big, it is unwieldy to move.
Y Its pincers grow peculiarly large. If it lifts the pincers too fast, it loses its balance and staggers.

Evolution chart

Krabby
#098
Krabby
Water

(Level 28)
Kingler
#099
Kingler
Water

Name origin

king
a species of crab; royalty
fiddler
a species of crab

Moves learned by Kingler

Kingler sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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