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Nincada - Pokemon #290

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Nincada

Nintendo

This Pokemon is a part of the Pokemon Pokedex and the Pokemon Cheats index. You may also find more useful information in the Pokemon Hints section.

Nincada - Pokemon #290

Nincada is known by the following names within the Pokemon series of video games:

  • English: Nincada
  • Japanese: Tutinin
  • German: Nincada
  • French: Ningale

Here are the numbers that Nincada is represented by in the various Pokedexes.

  • National: 290
  • Hoenn: 42
  • Johto:

Nincada Description from the Various Pokemon Games

Pokemon Ruby
NINCADA lives underground for many years in complete darkness. This Pokemon absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees. It stays motionless as it waits for evolution.

Pokemon Sapphire
NINCADA lives underground. It uses its sharp claws to carve the roots of trees and absorb moisture and nutrients. This Pokemon can't withstand bright sunlight so avoids it.

Pokemon Emerald
It makes its nest at the roots of a mighty tree. Using its whiskerlike antennae, it probes its surroundings in the pitch-black darkness of soil.

Pokemon Fire Red
Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.

Pokemon Leaf Green
Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.

Pokemon Diamond
It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.

Pokemon Pearl
It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.

Locations - Where to find the Nincada Pokemon

Pokemon Diamond
Eterna Forest [Rare, (Pokdar)]

Pokemon Pearl
Eterna Forest [Rare, (Pokdar)]

Nincada Base Stats

  • HP = 31 (ranked 71)
  • ATTACK = 45 (ranked 64)
  • DEFENSE = 90 (ranked 24)
  • SPECIAL ATTACK = 30 (ranked 68)
  • SPECIAL DEFENSE = 30 (ranked 69)
  • SPEED = 40 (ranked 55)
  • Total Base Stats = 266

Nincada Pokemon Type, Egg Group, Height, Weight, and Gender

  • Pokemon Type: Bug / Ground
  • Egg Type: Bug
  • Height: 0.5 m / 1' 08"
  • Weight: 5.5 kg / 12.1 lbs.
  • Male: 50%
  • Female: 50%

Nincada Ability - Compoundeyes

Game's description
The Pokemon's accuracy is boosted.

Battle effect
Raises the Pokemon's accuracy by 30%.

Map effect
If the Pokemon is in the lead spot, chance of encountering a wild Pokemon holding an item increases.

Additional Info for Nincada

Damage Taken:

  • Immune: Electric
  • 50%: Fighting, Poison, Ground
  • 200%: Flying, Fire, Water, Ice

Pal Park:

  • Area: Forest
  • Points: 50
  • Encounter rate: 30

Wild Item:

NONE

Miscellaneous Info:

  • Species: Trainee Pokemon
  • Steps to hatch: 3,840
  • Color: Gray
  • Catch Rate: 255
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Growth Group: Erratic
    600,000 exp. points to Lv100

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