Ninjask

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Ninjask
テッカニン
Ninjask.png

Nincada < Ninjask > Shedinja

Species Type
Ninja Pokémon Bug.pngFlying.png
Number Ability
#291 Speed Boost
DW: Infiltrator
Height Weight
2'7" (0.8m) 26.5 lbs (12kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Nincada None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 120
Tier EV Yield
OU 2 Speed Points

Ninjask (テッカニン) is the 43rd Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Bug/Flying Type, and it is known as the Ninja Pokémon.

Ninjask uses the Speed Boost Ability. This Ability increases its Speed stat by one stage each turn that it is in battle except for the turn in which the Pokémon was switched into battle. A second Ability is available to Ninjask from the Dream World, the Infiltrator Ability. This Ability nullifies the effects of the opposing team's walls when the Pokémon with this ability attacks, such as Reflect and Light Screen, for examples.

Nincada can 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, including any moves that Ninjask learns on the level that it evolved.

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

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Ninjask takes on the appearance of a dark beetle with a yellow, mask-like face and light colored wings.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Ninjask can only be obtained by evolving a Nincada in all games that it appears in from Generation III onward.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Ninjask appears at Secret Storage 12, Endless Level 21, Forever Level 21 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Ninjask can only be obtained by evolving a Nincada in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Ninjask appears at Quicksand Cave DPB5-B10. Ninjask is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the first 23 floors of Weird Mountain.

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

Ninjask appears at Lila Forest in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Assist Tackle is required to shake it from the tree that it hides in. Ninjask also appears in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but the Slam Field Assist needs to be used on a tree to find where it is hiding. Ninjask does not appear in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.

Ninjask can be found at Misty Edgewater Forest 2-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Ninjask appears in six sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the EX Dragon, Legends Awakened, Supreme Victors and Dragons Exalted sets. Its other two appearances are as Rare Cards in the EX Dragon and EX Deoxys sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A Ninjask was being used by the power-hungry Colonel Hansen in the episodes The Princess And The Togepi! and the next episode A Togepi Mirage!, which saw Misty's Togepi evolve into a Togetic.

Frontier Brain Brandon used a Ninjask in his 4-on-4 battle against Ash in the episode Pace - The Final Frontier! It was defeated by Ash's Squirtle. Ash's Sinnoh region rival Paul used a Ninjask in his Sinnoh League battle against Ash. It managed to force Ash to recall his Gliscor, but it was eventually beaten by Ash's Infernape.

[edit] Movies

Wild Ninjask appear in the films Destiny Deoxys and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Ninjask's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Ninjask finds itself in the Never-Utilized, Rarely-Utilized and Over-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Ninjask is the second-fastest Pokémon in the game, trailing only Speed Forme Deoxys, and its Speed Boost Ability makes it even faster. Plus, it can pass these boosts (along with any other Statistic changes) to a teammate with Baton Pass, which can make whomever receives these boosts very dangerous.

Against a Ninjask, the best strategy is to not give it any time to set up because giving it time to set up will come back to haunt you later on. With the exception of Mach Punch, priority attacks will cause a lot of damage to it due to its low Defenses. A Pokémon with the Prankster Ability will cause numerous problems, either from Taunt, which will shut down any attempts of it to set up or pass Statistic changes, or Thunder Wave to slow it down. Phazing will also stop its Statistic changes, either by Ninjask directly or by the Pokémon that receive the Statistic changes. Stealth Rock will limit the number of times that it can return, while Rock Blast will break a Substitute on the first hit and KO it on subsequent hits.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
{{GameLocations|[[Black 2/White 2|None|PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade}}
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Evolve Nincada
FireRed/LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Nincada
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Evolve Nincada
Black/White 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 Ninjask moves around at such a high speed that it cannot be seen, even while its crying can be clearly heard. For that reason, this Pokémon was long believed to be invisible.
Sapphire If Ninjask is not trained properly, it will refuse to obey the Trainer and cry loudly continuously. Because of this quality, this Pokémon is said to be one that puts the Trainer's abilities to the test.
Emerald Because it darts about vigorously at high speed, it is very difficult to see. Hearing its distinctive cries for too long induces a headache.
FireRed This Pokémon is so quick, it is said to be able to avoid any attack. It loves to feed on tree sap.
LeafGreen This Pokémon is so quick, it is said to be able to avoid any attack. It loves to feed on tree sap.
IV Diamond Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
Pearl Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
Platinum Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
HeartGold Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.
SoulSilver Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.
V Black Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
White Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
Black 2 Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
White 2 Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
VI X Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.
Y Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
61
. 232 326 .
Atk
90
166 185 279 306
Def
45
85 95 189 207
Sp. Atk
50
94 105 199 218
Sp. Def
50
94 105 199 218
Speed
160
292 325 419 460

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Bug Bite Bug.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Harden Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start
5
Leech Life Bug.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Start
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
20 Double Team Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
20 Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
20 Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
25 Swords Dance Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
31 Slash Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
38 Agility Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
45 Baton Pass Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
52 X-Scissor Bug.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
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.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
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM54 False Swipe Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- 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
TM89 U-turn Bug.gif 70 100 Physical.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 Other.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
Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Spite Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

[edit] Nincada Exclusive Moves

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
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] 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
Air Cutter Flying.gif 55 95 Special.png
Ominous Wind Ghost.gif 60 100 Special.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.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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Level 20
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Ninjask
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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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