Prinplup

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

Pokédex entries

Diamond It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
Pearl Its wings deliver wicked blows that snap even the thickest of trees. It searches for prey in icy seas.
Platinum Because every PRINPLUP considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Because every Prinplup considers itself to be the most important, they can never form a group.
X
Omega Ruby
It lives alone, away from others. Apparently, every one of them believes it is the most important.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It lives a solitary life. Its wings deliver wicked blows that can snap even the thickest of trees.

Evolution chart

Piplup
#393
Piplup
Water

(Level 16)
Prinplup
#394
Prinplup
Water

(Level 36)
Empoleon
#395
Empoleon
Water · Steel

Name origin

prince
heir to a throne of an emperor or king
plup
dripping water sound

Moves learned by Prinplup

Prinplup sprites

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

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Where to find Prinplup

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Piplup
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
Evolve Piplup
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 16

Answers to Prinplup questions