This Pinsir is a Bug-type Pokémon owned by Go.


Pinsir was encountered at Vermilion Forest. It attacked Ash and Pikachu, trapping them in a ring of large stones. It then went after Go, who threw random objects in an attempt to defend himself, eventually accidentally throwing a Poké Ball and catching it. Pinsir and the rest of the Kanto Bug-type Pokémon Go caught were brought back to the Sakuragi Institute where Professor Sakuragi kept them in storage for Go.[1]

Go was orignally plan to use Pinsir to battle at the Battle Frontier Flute Cup, but it refuse, leading Go to pick Scyther.[2]

Known moves

  • Using Rock Tomb
Move Type Debut
Rock Tomb rock SS006


  1. ^ SS006
  2. ^ SS007
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