Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin Locations, How to Catch and Evolve

Learn how to catch the cute electric-type hedgehog, Pincurchin, with the help of this Pokemon Sword and Shield Locations guide

Pincurchin is an Electric-Type Pokemon that looks like a rather pointy Hedgehog, unfortunately, it isn’t as fast as you would expect it to be, nor does it pick up any rings. If you are looking for a good Electric-Type Pokemon, then Pincurchin is definitely not a bad option. This Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin Locations guide will help you catch this cute Pokemon.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pincurchin Locations

Unlike other Pokemon, Pincurchin does not evolve, but its Electric attacks may be just what you are looking for to destroy those Flying and Water-Type Pokemon. In this guide, we will show you where you can find Pincurchin and detail you in its abilities, weaknesses, and strengths.

Pincurchin is a cheeky little Pokemon that can be found in two locations with a 5% probability to encounter it in both areas.

Route 9 – Non-Overworld, between Level 38 and 42.

Route 9 (Circhester Bay) – Non-Overworld, between Level 39 and 43.

It can be tough to find the little bugger. The up-side is that you get him at a considerably high level, which will make it way easier for you to bring it up to speed with your current roster.

And to be honest with you, it isn’t that bad of a Pokemon and can very well fit in with your main roster if you are looking for a strong Electric-Type Pokemon.

Pincurchin Abilities
Pincurchin has the ability to absorb Electric-Type moves in order to boost its Special Attack stats. Other than this it also has the ability to electrify the ground when another Pokemon enters the battle, known as Electric Surge.

Being an Electric-Type Pokemon, you will find Pincurchin annihilating any Flying and Water-Type Pokemon; completely blowing them out of the water. Literally.

Pincurchin is however weak to any Ground-Type attacks, taking almost twice the damage compared to a normal attack from Ground-Type. It is advised that you keep this little guy in if there’s an Onyx or any other Rock-Type Pokemon in the battle; should you not want Pincurchin completely trampled over.

Pincurchin Stats

HP 48
Attack 101
Defense 95
Special Attack 91
Special Defense 85
Speed 15
Combat Points 435

That should conclude all the details you are going to need regarding Pincurchin. Based on these you can make a decision as to whether you want to make this cute little fellow a part of your roster. Don’t let the looks deceive you as it can really turn the tides in your favor with its unique abilities and attacks

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