Kingler is a Pincer Pokémon. It has a crest on top of its head. It has two pincers with different sizes.
Kingler can have the ability Hyper Cutter or the ability Shell Armor. Hyper Cutter prevents Kingler's Attack from decreasing. Shell Armor prevents Kingler from getting hit by critical hits. Kingler is a strong 'Physical Sweeper', with moves such as Swords Dance, Rock Slide, Crabhammer, Brick Break, Return, and X-Scissor. The larger pincer has 10,000 horsepower strength. However, it is so heavy, it is difficult to aim.
In the anime
- Main article: Ash's Kingler
|Red/Blue||Seafoam Islands (Blue only), Route 23 (Super Rod)||Uncommon|
|Yellow||Routes 10, 25, Seafoam Islands (Super Rod)||Common|
|Gold/Silver||Routes 19, 34, 40, Olivine City, Whirl Islands, Cianwood City, Union Cave, Cerulean City, Cherrygrove City||Rare|
|Crystal||Routes 19, 34, 40, Olivine City, Whirl Islands, Cianwood City, Union Cave, Cerulean City, Cherrygrove City||Rare|
|FireRed/LeafGreen||Routes 19, 20, 21, One Island, Three Island, Five Island, Six Island, Seven Island||Rare|
|Black/White||Routes 4 and 13, Driftveil City||Rare|
Side game locations
|Pokémon Snap||Beach Kingler shaped rock|
|Pokémon Trozei!||Secret Storage 7, Mr. Who's Den|
|Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team||Evolve from Krabby|
|Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness||Brine Cave (B1-B8)|
- The size of Kingler's claw and its size in general resemble the real-life Fiddler Crab.
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