Cacnea

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Cacnea
サボネア
Cacnea.png

Flygon < Cacnea > Cacturne

Species Type
Cactus Pokémon Grass.png
Number Ability
#331 Sand Veil
Water Absorb
Height Weight
1′4″ (0.4m) 113.1 lbs (51.3kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Cacturne
Egg Group Catch Rate
Grass/Human-Like 190
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Special Attack Point

Cacnea (サボネア) is the 119th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Grass-Type, and it is known as the Cactus Pokémon.

Cacnea has the Sand Veil Ability. In addition to making it immune to the damaging effects from a Sandstorm regardless of typing, its Evasion is increased by one level during a Sandstorm. A second Ability is available to Cacnea from the Dream World, the Water Absorb Ability. With this Ability, up to 25% of its maximum HP is restored if it gets hit by a move of the Water Type.

Cacnea gains the opportunity to evolve into Cacturne starting at Level 32.

Cacnea is in the Egg Groups Grass and Human-Like, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Cacnea 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Cacnea takes on the appearance of a small cactus with thorns on the end of each arm.

[edit] Gender Differences

Cacnea doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Cacnea appears at the Desert section of Route 111 in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald.

Cacnea appears at Route 228 in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum. Cacnea also appears at the Safari Zone's Desert Zone in Heart Gold and Soul Silver after 18 Forest Objects have been placed and 20 Days have passed since the placement of the Forest Objects.

The only way to obtain a Cacnea in Black 2 and White 2 is to Breed a Cacturne.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Cacnea appears at Endless Level 5, Forever Level 5 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Cacnea appears at Mt. Thunder 1F-4F, Joyous Tower 33F-36F and Oddity Cave B1-B4 in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Cacnea appears at Northern Desert 1F-8F. Cacnea is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Valley B9-B15 and Final Mountain 15F-19F.

Cacnea appears at Haruba Desert in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, the lone appearance in the Pokémon Ranger series.

Cacnea can be found at Sunny Seashore Desert 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Cacnea appears in a total of eight sets and Pokémon Organized Play Series 2 as a Common Card. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Sandstorm (2), EX Emerald, EX Crystal Guardians, EX Power Keepers, Great Encounters and Platinum sets. Cacnea also appears as an Uncommon Card in the EX Emerald set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

James would capture a Cacnea towards the conclusion of the episode A Poached Ego. All but two of Cacnea's appearances to date have been with James, normally giving its trainer a hug after being summoned out of its Poké Ball.

Gardenia also appeared with a Cacnea of her own in the episode Once There Were Greenfields. James would give his Cacnea to Gardenia to help its become stronger.

[edit] Movies

James would appear with his Cacnea in the film Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, along with the Pikachu Shorts Gotta Dance, Pikachu's Ghost Festival, Pikachu's Island Adventure and Pikachu's Exploration Club.

[edit] Manga

Cacnea's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Cacnea is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire Uncommon Route 111 (Desert)
Emerald Rare Route 111 (Desert)
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% Route 228
Heart Gold/Soul Silver Unknown% Safari Zone: Desert (Place 18 Forest Objects; 20 Day Wait)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World, Trade or Breed Cacturne

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A



II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A



III Pokémon Ruby Cacnea lives in arid locations such as deserts. It releases a strong aroma from its flower to attract prey. When prey comes near, this Pokémon shoots sharp thorns from its body to bring the victim down.
III Pokémon Sapphire The more arid and harsh the environment, the more pretty and fragrant a flower Cacnea grows. This Pokémon battles by wildly swinging its thorny arms.
III Pokémon Emerald Cacnea live in deserts with virtually no rainfall. It battles by swinging its thick, spiked arms. Once a year, a yellow flower blooms.
III Pokémon FireRed It prefers harsh environments such as deserts. It can survive for 30 days on water stored in its body.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It prefers harsh environments such as deserts. It can survive for 30 days on water stored in its body.



IV Pokémon Diamond By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
IV Pokémon Pearl By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
IV Pokémon Platinum By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It lives in arid locations. Its yellow flowers bloom once a year.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It lives in arid locations. Its yellow flowers bloom once a year.



V Pokémon Black By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
V Pokémon White By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
V Pokémon Black 2 By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
V Pokémon White 2 By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.



VI Pokémon X It lives in arid locations. Its yellow flowers bloom once a year.
VI Pokémon Y It prefers harsh environments such as deserts. It can survive for 30 days on water stored in its body.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
Speed Full.pngFull.pngFull.png
Power Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
50
- 210 304 -
Atk
85
157 175 269 295
Def
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Atk
85
157 175 269 295
Sp. Def
40
76 85 179 196
Spd
35
67 75 169 185

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Poison Sting Poison.png 15 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Absorb Grass.png 20 100 Special
9 Growth Normal.png N/A N/A Status
13 Leech Seed Grass.png N/A 90 Status
17 Sand-Attack Ground.png N/A N/A Status
21 Pin Missile Bug.png 14 85 Physical
25 Ingrain Grass.png N/A N/A Status
29 Faint Attack Dark.png 60 N/A Physiccal
33 Spikes Ground.png N/A N/A Status
37 Sucker Punch Dark.png 80 100 Physical
41 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
45 Needle Arm Grass.png 60 100 Physical
49 Cotton Spore Grass.png N/A 100 Status
53 Sandstorm Rock.png N/A N/A Status
57 Destiny Bond Ghost.png N/A N/A Status

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM09 Venoshock Poison.png 65 100 Special
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.png 90 100 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.png 80 100 Physical
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Grasswhistle Grass.png -- 55% Status
Acid Poison.png 40 100% Special
Teeter Dance Normal.png -- 100% Status
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Low Kick Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Smelling Salt Normal.png 60 100% Physical
Magical Leaf Grass.png 60 --% Special
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Nasty Plot Dark.png -- --% Status
Disable Normal.png -- 100% Status
Block Normal.png -- --% Status
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status
Switcheroo Dark.png -- 100% Status


[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Block Normal.png -- --% Status
Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100% Special
Drain Punch Fighting.png 75 100% Physical
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Low Kick Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Role Play Psychic.png -- --% Status
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Special
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mega Punch Normal.png 80 85% Physical
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95% Physical
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

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Cacnea
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 32


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Water.png
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