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'''Trapinch''' (ナックラー ''Nuckrar'') is a {{Type|Ground}}-type [[Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation III]]. Starting at level 35, Trapinch can evolve into [[Vibrava]], then into [[Flygon]] at Level 45.
   
'''Trapinch''' (ナックラー ''Nuckrar'') is a {{Type|Ground}}-type [[Pokémon]]. Starting at level 35, Trapinch can evolve into [[Vibrava]], then into [[Flygon]] at Level 45.
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==Appearance==
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Trapinch appears to be an orange bug with large jaws with a white underside. Trapinch also has short stubby legs along with twinkles found in its eyes. Trapinch also has a big head.
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==Special Abilities==
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Trapinch has the abilities [[Hyper Cutter]] and [[Arena Trap]] along with the hidden ability [[Sheer Force]]. Hyper Cutter prevents Trapinch's attack from becoming decreased whilst Arena Trap prevents Pokémon from fleeing the battle, excluding itself. Sheer Force removes additional effects from Trapinch to raise its power.
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==In Anime==
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Trapinch appears in ''[[AG106: Beg, Burrow and Steel!]]'' who dug into a labyrinth where [[Ash Ketchum|Ash]] and co. along with [[Team Rocket]] and the researchers [[Hal]] and [[Eliza]] become stuck at. [[Noland]] has a Trapinch appearing in ''[[AG135: Numero Uno Articuno]]''. ''[[DP072: Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part Two]]'', [[Solana]] caught a Trapinch to defeat a [[Golem]]. ''[[DP033: All Dressed Up with Somewhere To Go!]]'' and ''[[DP145: A Rivalry To Gible On!]]''.
   
 
==Game Info==
 
==Game Info==
 
===Game Locations===
 
===Game Locations===
 
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|rubysapphire = [[Hoenn Route 111|Route 111]]
 
|rubysapphire = [[Hoenn Route 111|Route 111]]
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|blackwhite = [[White Forest]] (White only)
 
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====Side Game Locations====
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|RSPinball=Hatch an egg
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|Trozei=[[Phobos Drill]], Endless Level 27, Forever Level 27, [[Mr. Who's Den]]
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|PMD1=[[Silent Chasm]] (6-9F), [[Wish Cave]] (21-28F), [[Desert Region]] (1-11F), [[Joyous Tower]] (21-24F)
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|PMD2=[[Northern Desert]] (1-15F)
 
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===Pokédex Entries===
 
===Pokédex Entries===
 
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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.|
 
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white=It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.|
 
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==Origins==
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Trapinch appears to be based on an [[:wikipedia:antlion|antlion]] whilst its name comes from ''trap'' and ''pinch''.
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==Trivia==
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*Despite its appearance, Trapinch isn't part {{Type|Bug}}-type.
   
 
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Revision as of 20:10, May 28, 2011


Trapinch (ナックラー Nuckrar) is a Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III. Starting at level 35, Trapinch can evolve into Vibrava, then into Flygon at Level 45.

Appearance

Trapinch appears to be an orange bug with large jaws with a white underside. Trapinch also has short stubby legs along with twinkles found in its eyes. Trapinch also has a big head.

Special Abilities

Trapinch has the abilities Hyper Cutter and Arena Trap along with the hidden ability Sheer Force. Hyper Cutter prevents Trapinch's attack from becoming decreased whilst Arena Trap prevents Pokémon from fleeing the battle, excluding itself. Sheer Force removes additional effects from Trapinch to raise its power.

In Anime

Trapinch appears in AG106: Beg, Burrow and Steel! who dug into a labyrinth where Ash and co. along with Team Rocket and the researchers Hal and Eliza become stuck at. Noland has a Trapinch appearing in AG135: Numero Uno Articuno. DP072: Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part Two, Solana caught a Trapinch to defeat a Golem. DP033: All Dressed Up with Somewhere To Go! and DP145: A Rivalry To Gible On!.

Game Info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Ruby and Sapphire Route 111 Uncommon
Emerald Mirage Tower, Route 111 Common
FireRed and LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond and Pearl Route 228 (Poké Radar) Rare
Platinum Trade None
HeartGold and SoulSilver Trade None
Black and White White Forest (White only) Common


Side Game Locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Hatch an egg
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Drill, Endless Level 27, Forever Level 27, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Silent Chasm (6-9F), Wish Cave (21-28F), Desert Region (1-11F), Joyous Tower (21-24F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Northern Desert (1-15F)


Pokédex Entries

Template:GenIIIPokédex

Origins

Trapinch appears to be based on an antlion whilst its name comes from trap and pinch.

Trivia

  • Despite its appearance, Trapinch isn't part Bug-type.

See also


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