Greninja

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Greninja
ゲッコウガ
Frogadier-art.jpg.jpg

Frogadier < Greninja > Bunnelby

Species Type
Ninja Pokémon Water.pngDark.png
Number Ability
#658 Torrent
Protean
Height Weight
4'11" (1.5m) 88.2 lbs (40kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Frogadier None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1 TBD
Tier EV Yield
OU 3 Speed Points

Greninja (ゲッコウガ) is the ninth Pokémon in the Kalos Central Pokédex. It is a Water/Dark-Type, and is known as the Ninja Pokémon.

Greninja uses the Torrent Ability, which increases the power of its Water-Type moves by 50% once its HP falls below one-third of its maximum. Greninja's Hidden Ability is Protean, which makes it a pure Pokémon of the type of move that it is about to use.

Froakie can evolve into Frogadier at Level 16 and can evolve a second time into Greninja at Level 36.

Greninja is in the Water 1 Egg Group. It takes Greninja 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Greninja takes on the appearance of a bipedal frog. It typically stands in a ninjutsu-like stance. Its long tongue is wrapped around its neck like a scarf, and it has webbed hands and feet. There is also a white spot at both knees and elbows.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Greninja cannot be found in the wild in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. The only way to obtain one is to evolve a Frogadier.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Greninja has yet to appear in a Spin-Off Game as of writing.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Frogadier is listed as a Rare Holo card in the XY Set.

[edit] Other Appearances

Greninja is a playable character in Super Smash Bros 3DS/Wii U, announced during a Nintendo Direct on April 8, 2014.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Greninja has yet to make an appearance in the Anime as of writing.

[edit] Movies

Greninja has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Greninja has yet to appear in the Manga as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Greninja finds itself as a viable option in the Over-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling thanks to a high Base Speed of 122, capable of being quicker than Starmie. In addition to the variety of moves that it can run, from all-out attacking to even using both Spikes and Toxic Spikes, the best part of Greninja is in its Hidden Ability Protean, which gives it a Same Type Attack Bonus with all four of its moves.

Special Walls will shut down the attacking set, walling it. Breloom and Lucario will do well against Greninja, especially by using Priority Moves.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
X/Y None Evolve Frogadier

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red
Pokémon Blue
Pokémon Yellow



II Pokémon Gold
II Pokémon Silver
II Pokémon Crystal



III Pokémon Ruby
III Pokémon Sapphire
III Pokémon Emerald
III Pokémon FireRed
III Pokémon LeafGreen



IV Pokémon Diamond
IV Pokémon Pearl
IV Pokémon Platinum
IV Pokémon HeartGold
IV Pokémon SoulSilver



V Pokémon Black
V Pokémon White
V Pokémon Black 2
V Pokémon White 2



VI Pokémon X It creates throwing stars out of compressed water. When it spins and throws them at high speed, these stars can split metal in two.
VI Pokémon Y It appears and vanishes with a ninja’s grace. It toys with its enemies using swift movements, while slicing them with throwing stars of sharpest water.

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
72
- 254 348 -
Atk
95
175 195 289 317
Def
67
125 139 233 256
Sp. Atk
103
189 211 305 335
Sp. Def
71
132 147 241 265
Spd
122
224 249 343 377

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start
70
Night Slash Dark.png 70 100 Physical
Start Role Play Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
Start Mat Block Fighting.png N/A N/A Status
Start Pound Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Growl Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Bubble Water.png 40 100 Special
8 Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100 Physical
10 Lick Ghost.png 30 100 Physical
14 Water Pulse Water.png 60 100 Special
20 Smokescreen Normal.png N/A 100 Status
23 Shadow Sneak Ghost.png 40 100 Physical
28 Spikes Ground.png N/A N/A Status
33 Feint Attack Dark.png 50 100 Physical
36
75
Water Shuriken Water.png 15 100 Physical
43 Substitute Normal.png N/A N/A Status
49 Extrasensory Psychic.png 80 100 Special
52 Double Team Normal.png N/A N/A Status
56 Haze Ice.png N/A N/A Status
60 Hydro Pump Water.png 110 80 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM23 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Special
TM55 Scald Water.png 80 100 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.png 55 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.png -- -- Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
TM97 Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100 Special
TM98 Power-Up Punch Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
TM100 Confide Normal.png -- -- Status
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM03 Surf Water.png 95 100 Special
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical
HM05 Waterfall Water.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Bestow Normal.png -- --% Status
Camouflage Normal.png -- --% Status
Mind Reader Normal.png -- --% Status
Mud Sport Ground.png -- --% Status
Toxic Spikes Poison.png -- --% Status
Water Sport Water.png -- --% Status


[edit] Via Move Tutor

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Hydro Cannon Water.png 150 90% Special
Water Pledge Water.png 80 100% Special

[edit] Frogadier Exclusive Moves

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
23 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
28 Fling Dark.png ?? 100 Physical
33 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
44 Bounce Flying.png 85 85 Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Froakie Frogadier Greninja
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Level 16 -- Level 36

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
Water.png/Dark.png
Fire.png
Ground.png
Rock.png
Ghost.png
Psychic.png
Dragon.png
Grass.png
Water.png
Dark.png
Fighting.png
Steel.png
Fire.png
Ground.png
Steel.png
Water.png
Dark.png
Ghost.png
Psychic.png
Bug.png
Electric.png
Fairy.png
Fighting.png
Grass.png

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