Trapinch

Trapinch is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Ant Pit Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby TRAPINCH’s nest is a sloped, bowl-like pit dug in sand. This POKéMON patiently waits for prey to tumble down the pit. Its giant jaws have enough strength to crush even boulders.
Sapphire TRAPINCH is a patient hunter. It digs an inescapable pit in a desert and waits for its prey to come tumbling down. This POKéMON can go a whole week without access to any water.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It lives in arid deserts. It makes a sloping pit trap in sand where it patiently awaits prey.
Emerald Its big jaws crunch through boulders. Because its head is so big, it has a hard time getting back upright if it tips over onto its back.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its nest is a sloped, bowl-like pit in the desert. Once something has fallen in, there is no escape.
Black
White
It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
Black 2
White 2
It makes an inescapable conical pit and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
X It lives in arid deserts. It makes a sloping pit trap in sand where it patiently awaits prey.
Y It makes an inescapable conical pit and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.

Evolution chart

Trapinch
#328
Trapinch
Ground

(Level 35)
Vibrava
#329
Vibrava
Ground · Dragon

(Level 45)
Flygon
#330
Flygon
Ground · Dragon

Name origin

trap
device used to capture creatures
pinch
squeeze, compress

Moves learned by Trapinch

Trapinch sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Trapinch

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 111
Emerald Route 111, Mirage Tower
Diamond
Pearl
Route 228
Black
White
White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Desert Resort, Reversal Mountain
X
Y
Route 13 (Lumiose Badlands)
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 111