Nincada

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Nincada
ツチニン
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Slaking < Nincada > Ninjask

Species Type
Trainee Pokémon Bug.pngGround.png
Number Ability
#290 Compoundeyes
DW: Run Away
Height Weight
1'8" (0.5m) 12.1 lbs (5.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Ninjask
Shedinja
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Defense Point

Nincada (ツチニン) is the 42nd Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Bug/Ground Type, and it is known as the Trainee Pokémon.

Nincada has the Compoundeyes Ability. This Ability increases the Accuracy of all of its moves by 30%. A second Ability is available to Nincada from the Dream World, the Run Away Ability. This Ability enables it to always run from battle except for a battle against another Trainer, or the opponent used a move to prevent escape such as Mean Look or Spider Web. Additionally, the Abilities Shadow Tag and Arena Trap will also nullify Run Away.

Nincada gain the opportunity to evolve into a Ninjask starting at Level 20. At the time Nincada evolves into Ninajsk, if you have at least one Poké Ball in your inventory and have five Pokémon or less in your party, you'll also obtain Nincada's other form: Shedinja, with the same moves that your Ninjask has when it evolved.

Nincada is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Nincada 600,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Nincada takes on the appearance of a light-colored bug that has a pair of small green wings. Its forelegs resemble mandibles.

[edit] Gender Differences

Nincada doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Nincada appears at Route 116 in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald. Nincada appears at Eterna Forest in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum when a PokéRadar is used.

Nincada appears at the National Park's Bug Catching Contest on Thursdays and Saturdays in Heart Gold and Soul Silver.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Nincada appears at Secret Storage 13, Endless Level 20, Forever Level 6 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Nincada appears at the first four floors of Lapis Cave, Wish Cave 44F-49F and Joyous Tower 45F-49F in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In [{Explorers of Time]], Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Nincada appears at Quicksand Cave B1-B7 and the first 24 floors of Midnight Forest in Dungeon Time & Darkness; and the first 24 floors of Dark Night Forest in Dungeon Sky.

Nincada is exclusive to Dungeon Blazing Adventure Squad. It appears on the first seven floors of Cheerful Meadow.

In all the Mystery Dungeon Games, only an empty slot in your party is needed to obtain Shedinja when it evolves.

Nincada appears at Lila Forest in Pokémon Ranger. This is the only appearance of Nincada in the Pokémon Ranger series to date, as it does not appear in the two sequels.

Nincada can be found at Misty Edgewater Forest 2-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Nincada is listed in seven sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Dragon (3), EX Deoxys, Legends Awakened, Supreme Victors and Dragons Exalted sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A trainer made a Secret Base with his Nincada in the episode A Three Team Scheme!, only to have said trainer use his Nincada in an effort to repulse Team Rocket, Team Magma and Team Aqua.

A Wild Nincada also appeared in the episode Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu: Part 1.

[edit] Movies

Nincada has yet to make an appearance in the Movies as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Nincada's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Nincada 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/Emerald Uncommon Route 116
FireRed/LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 12% Eterna Forest (Use PokéRadar)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 20% National Park: Bug Catching Contest (Thursday & Saturday)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby Nincada lives underground for many years in complete darkness. This Pokémon absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees. It stays motionless as it waits for evolution.
Sapphire Nincada lives underground. It uses its sharp claws to carve the roots of trees and absorb moisture and nutrients. This Pokémon can't withstand bright sunlight so avoids it.
Emerald It makes its nest at the roots of a might tree. Using its whiskerlike antennae, it probes its surroundings in the pitch-black darkness of soil.
FireRed Because it lived almost entrely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennate instead.
LeafGreen Because it lived almost entrely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennate instead.
IV Diamond It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eye.
Pearl It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eye.
Platinum It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eye.
HeartGold It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
SoulSilver It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
V Black It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eye.
White It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eye.
Black 2 It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eye.
White 2 It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eye.
VI X Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
Y It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
31
. 172 266 .
Atk
45
85 95 189 207
Def
90
166 185 279 306
Sp. Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Def
30
58 65 159 174
Speed
40
76 85 179 196

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Harden Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
5 Leech Life Bug.gif 20 100 Physical.png
9 Sand-Attack Ground.gif N/A 100 Other.png
14 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
19 Mind Reader Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
25 False Swipe Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
31 Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Physical.png
38 Metal Claw Steel.gif 50 95 Special.png
45 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM54 False Swipe Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.gif 50 100 Special.png
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Endure Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Faint Attack Dark.gif 60 -- Physical.png
Gust Flying.gif 40 100 Special.png
Silver Wind Bug.gif 60 100 Special.png
Bug Buzz Bug.gif 90 100 Special.png
Night Slash Dark.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Final Gambit Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Special.png

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Spite Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
String Shot Bug.gif -- 95 Other.png

[edit] Evolution Line

Nincada can evolve into both Ninjask and Shedinja at once.


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Nincada
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Level 20
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Level 20
+ Empty slot in the Party + 1 Poké Ball in the Bag


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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