Pincurchin (JP)is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in the Eighth Generation games, Pokémon Sword and Shield. It does not evolve, nor does it have any alternate forms.

Physiology and Behavior


Main Pokémon games

Pokémon spin-offs

In the anime

In the manga


In-Game Information

Pokédex Entries

Title Entry
Eighth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sword It feeds on seaweed, using its teeth to scrape it off rocks. Electric current flows from the tips of its spines.
Pokémon Shield It stores electricity in each spine. Even if one gets broken off, it still continues to emit electricity for at least three hours.

Game Locations

Title Location(s)
Eighth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sword
Route 9
Pokémon Shield
Route 9

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 48
Attack 101
Defense 95
Sp. Attack 91
Sp. Defense 85
Speed 15
Total 435


Main article: Pincurchin/moveset


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