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National Pokedex No: #393 ( Sinnoh Pokedex No: #7)
Classification: Penguin Pokémon
Type: Water
Ability: Torrent
Height: 1'04''
Weight: 11.5 lbs
Starter Pokémon ( Diamond/Pearl)
Starter Pokémon ( Platinum)

Evolutionary Chain

Piplup --> Prinplup (Level 16) --> Empoleon (Level 36)   


  • In the anime, Hikari/Dawn (the anime version of the Diamond and Pearl female protagonist) has a Piplup as her starter. Like Pikachu, it refuses to evolve.

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