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Revision as of 22:26, 12 August 2008

000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Spinda
Pokémon
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Trapinch
ナックラー Nuckrar
#328
130
Artwork from R/S/E
Type
Ground '
Category
Ant Pit Pokémon
Abilities
Hyper Cutter or Arena Trap
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Hoenn
#116
Regional Browser numbers
Height
2′04″
Imperial
0.7 m
Metric
Weight
33.1 lbs.
Imperial
15.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Brown
Catch rate
255 (33.3%)
Body style
Body14.png
Footprint
 F328.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Bug group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 73 Battle Exp.: 731*

Trapinch (Japanese: ナックラー Nuckrar) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

Biology

Physiology

Trapinch is an orange, bug-like Pokémon with a large jaw. Trapinch has a roundish body with short, stump-like legs. Trapinch has a big head in proportion to the rest of its body. Despite resembling an insect, Trapinch is actually a Template:Type2.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Trapinch's main weapon is its jaws, which can crush boulders. Trapinch are also known for their digging skills.

Trapinch is one of the few non-legendary unevolved Pokémon that can learn Hyper Beam and Giga Impact.

Behavior

Trapinch are patient Pokémon; despite this, they are avid hunters. After building pits in sand, they patiently await for their prey to fall.

Habitat

Trapinch live in sandy deserts. Trapinch's nest is a deep, inescapable pit dug in the sand. Trapinch have also been known to burrow complex tunnels deep underground.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Trapinch made its debut in Beg, Burrow and Steal. The Trapinch of an area had dug a complex underground labyrinth. One reseacher named Hal wanted to find a lake that he claimed to see when he was a little boy. When Ash, May, Brock, Max, Hal, another researcher named Elisa and Team Rocket got lost in the labyrinth, they eventually found the underground lake Hal was talking about.

Trapinch also make a cameo as one of Noland's Pokémon in Numero Uno Articuno.

In DP072, Solana used her Capture Styler on a Trapinch and had it use Rock Tomb to trap a Golem, Graveler, Nidoking, Rhyhorn and Tyranitar that were attacking Dawn's, Brock's and Officer Jenny's Pokémon.

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Trapinch (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
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.
Sapphire Trapinch is a patient hunter. It digs an inescapable pit in a desert and waits for its prey to come tumbling down. This Pokémon can go a whole week without access to any water.
Emerald Its big jaws crunch through boulders. Because its head is so big, it has a hard time getting back upright if it tips over onto its back.
FireRed It lives in arid deserts. It makes a sloping pit trap in sand where it patiently awaits prey.
LeafGreen It lives in arid deserts. It makes a sloping pit trap in sand where it patiently awaits prey.
Generation IV
Diamond It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
Pearl It makes a conical pit in desert sand and lies in wait at the bottom for prey to come tumbling down.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Uncommon Route 111
Emerald
Common Mirage Tower (Ground Floor - 4F)
Route 111
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
Rare Rock Poké Spot
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Rare Route 228 (Poké Radar)
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Mountain
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Hatch from egg
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Drill
Endless Level 27
Forever Level 27
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Silent Chasm (6F-9F)
Wish Cave (21F-28F)
Desert Region (1F-11F)
Joyous Tower (21F-24F)

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 45
105 - 152 200 - 294
Attack: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Defense: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Atk: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Def: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Speed: 10
13 - 68 22 - 130
Total: 290   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

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By TM/HM

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By breeding

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By tutoring

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Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only from an evolution of this Pokémon
A colored initial indicates that the move is not available to be tutored in this game,
while a colored background indicates that the move is available.
|} |}

Special moves

Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Template:Evobox/2

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 328.png Spr 3e 328.png Spr 3r 328.png Spr b 3r 328.png
Spr 3r 328 s.png Spr 3e 328 s.png Spr 3r 328 s.png Spr b 3r 328 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 328.png Spr 4d 328.png Spr 4d 328.png Spr b 4d 328.png
Spr 4d 328 s.png Spr 4d 328 s.png Spr 4d 328 s.png Spr b 4d 328 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 328.png Spr 5b 328.png Spr b 5b 328.png
Spr 5b 328 s.png Spr 5b 328 s.png Spr b 5b 328 s.png
Trapinch For other sprites and images, please see Trapinch images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

It is based on the larval stage of the antlion, who spend their days in sandy pits before maturing into a winged, adult stage.

Name origin

Trapinch's name is a combination of trap and pinch. Its Japanese name may be a contraction of nutcracker.

In other languages

  • German: Knacklion - A combination of Knack, the German onomatopoeic word for "snap", and the English antlion.
  • French: Kraknoix
  • Korean: 톱치 Topchi

External links

Article on Wikipedia

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