Piplup

Piplup is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Penguin Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Diamond Because it is very proud, it hates accepting food from people. Its thick down guards it from cold.
Pearl It lives along shores in northern countries. A skilled swimmer, it dives for over 10 minutes to hunt.
Platinum A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It doesn’t like to be taken care of. It’s difficult to bond with since it won’t listen to its Trainer.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A poor walker, it often falls down. However, its strong pride makes it puff up its chest without a care.
X
Omega Ruby
It doesn’t like to be taken care of. It’s difficult to bond with since it won’t listen to its Trainer.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Because it is very proud, it hates accepting food from people. Its thick down guards it from cold.

Evolution chart

Piplup
#393
Piplup
Water

(Level 16)
Prinplup
#394
Prinplup
Water

(Level 36)
Empoleon
#395
Empoleon
Water · Steel

Name origin

pip
to hatch from an egg
plup
dripping water sound

Moves learned by Piplup

Piplup sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Piplup  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Piplup  sprite from Black & White Piplup  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Piplup Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Piplup Shiny sprite from Black & White Piplup Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Piplup

Diamond
Pearl
Lake Verity
Platinum Route 201
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101
Sun
Moon
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