Prinplup is a Water type Pokemon introduced in Generation IV. It evolves from Piplup starting at level 16 and evolves into Empoleon starting at level 36. Take a look below for 17 fun and fascinating facts about Prinplup.
1. Prinplup is a blue, penguin like Pokemon.
2. It is mostly dark blue with light blue facial markings, wing tips, and lower body.
3. Its eyes are blue and it has a short yellow beak with a small point above it.
4. Two large, yellow ridges extend from its beak over the back of its head and meet just above the nape of its neck.
5. On its body are four large, white spots that resemble buttons.
6. Instead of arms, it has long, flipper-like wings that are capable of knocking over and snapping trees.
7. It has short legs with yellow, three-toed feet.
8. Prinplup has a high sense of self-pride, which prevents it from forming groups of its own kind.
9. This Pokémon can be found in icy waters, where it hunts for prey.
10. Prinplup and its relative share its category with Eiscue. They are all known as the Penguin Pokémon.
11. Prinplup is based on a penguin. The crests on its head suggest it may be based on a species of crested penguin.
12. Prinplup is a combination of prince and plup (sound of hitting the water).
13. A Prinplup appeared in Getting the Pre-Contest Titters, under the ownership of Kenny. In the following episode, it battled Dawn’s Piplup. It was revealed to have evolved into Empoleon in Last Call — First Round!, by the time of the Sinnoh Grand Festival.
14. Prinplup debuted in Dawn Of A New Era!. In that episode, three young Trainers stopped by at a Pokémon Center with their starter Pokémon, but the girl of that group had a Prinplup.
15. Platinum had a Prinplup after her Piplup evolved in Eterna City in Ring Around the Roserade I. She has since evolved into an Empoleon.
16. Prinplup makes a brief appearance after Hareta’s Piplup evolves after its Everstone is removed in (Violent) Earthquake! Cyrus’s Consuming Ambition. It then quickly evolves into Empoleon.
17. A Prinplup appeared in The Scarlet Scroll: Kunoichi’s Situation.