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

{{GameLocations|[[Black 2/White 2|None|PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade}}
Game Rarity Location
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

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 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.
III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon FireRed This Pokémon is so quick, it is said to be able to avoid any attack. It loves to feed on tree sap.
III Pokémon LeafGreen This Pokémon is so quick, it is said to be able to avoid any attack. It loves to feed on tree sap.



IV Pokémon Diamond Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
IV Pokémon Pearl Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
IV Pokémon Platinum Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
IV Pokémon HeartGold Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.



V Pokémon Black Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
V Pokémon White Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
V Pokémon Black 2 Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
V Pokémon White 2 Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.



VI Pokémon X Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.
VI Pokémon Y Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
Speed Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
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-MinMaxMax+
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
Spd
160
292 325 419 460

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Bug Bite Bug.png 60 100 Physical
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Harden Normal.png N/A N/A Status
Start
5
Leech Life Bug.png 20 100 Physical
Start
9
Sand-Attack Ground.png N/A 100 Status
14 Fury Swipes Normal.png 18 80 Physical
19 Mind Reader Normal.png N/A N/A Status
20 Double Team Normal.png N/A N/A Status
20 Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95 Physical
20 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
25 Swords Dance Normal.png N/A N/A Status
31 Slash Normal.png 70 100 Physical
38 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
45 Baton Pass Normal.png N/A N/A Status
52 X-Scissor Bug.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.png 80 100 Special
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
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
TM54 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.png 50 100 Special
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.png 80 100 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

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


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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Bug Bite Bug.png 60 100% Physical
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Roost Flying.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special

[edit] Nincada Exclusive Moves

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
25 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
31 Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100 Physical
38 Metal Claw Steel.png 50 95 Special
45 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% 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
Air Cutter Flying.png 55 95% Special
Ominous Wind Ghost.png 60 100% Special
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
String Shot Bug.png -- 95% Status

[edit] Evolution Line

Nincada can evolve into both Ninjask and Shedinja at once.


Rare Candy Sprite.png
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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Dark.png
Grass.png
Psychic.png
Bug.png
Fighting.png
Fire.png
Flying.png
Ghost.png
Poison.png
Steel.png
Electric.png
Bug.png
Fighting.png
Grass.png
Ground.png
Fire.png
Flying.png
Rock.png
Electric.png
Ice.png
Rock.png

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