#332 Cacturne
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Pokémon Game Picture National No. Hoenn No. English name Japanese Name
Ru/Sa/FR/LG
332 120 Cacturne ノクタス
Nokutasu
Emerald
Ability: Sand Veil
Increases Evasion in Sandstorm
Gender Ratio
Male: 50 % Female: 50 %
Classification Type 1 Type 2 Height Weight
Scarecrow Pokémon
4'03" 170.6 lbs
Evolution Chain
--Lv. 32-->

Wild Hold Item Dex Category Colour Category Footprint
RSE & FRLG
Poison Barb - 5%
Green

Flavour Text
Ruby During the daytime, CACTURNE remains unmoving so that it does not lose any moisture to the harsh desert sun. This POKéMON becomes active at night when the temperature drops.
Sapphire If a traveler is going through a desert in the thick of night, CACTURNE will follow in a ragtag group. The POKéMON are biding their time, waiting for the traveler to tire and become incapable of moving.
Emerald After spending thousands of years in harsh deserts, its blood transformed into the same substances as sand. It is nocturnal, so it hunts at night.
Fire Red It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.
Leaf Green It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.

Location
Game Rarity Location
Ruby Evolve Evolve Cacnea
Sapphire Evolve Evolve Cacnea
Emerald Evolve Evolve Cacnea
FireRed None Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
LeafGreen None Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
Colosseum None Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
XD None Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald

Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald/Colosseum/XD Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Poison Sting
151003530
A toxic attack with barbs, etc., that may poison.
Leer
--10030--
Frightens the foe with a leer to lower DEFENSE.
Absorb
2010020--
An attack that absorbs half the damage inflicted.
Growth
----40--
Forces the body to grow and heightens SP. ATK.
5Absorb
2010020--
An attack that absorbs half the damage inflicted.
9Growth
----40--
Forces the body to grow and heightens SP. ATK.
13Leech Seed
--9010--
Plants a seed on the foe to steal HP on every turn.
17Sand-attack
--10015--
Reduces the foe's accuracy by hurling sand in its face.
21Pin Missile
148520--
Sharp pins are fired to strike 2 to 5 times.
25Ingrain
--10020--
Lays roots that restore HP. The user can't switch out.
29Faint Attack
60--20--
Draws the foe close, then strikes without fail.
35Spikes
----20--
Sets spikes that hurt a foe switching out.
41Needle Arm
601001530
Attacks with thorny arms. May cause flinching.
47Cotton Spore
--8540--
Spores cling to the foe, sharply reducing SPEED.
53Sandstorm
----10--
Causes a sandstorm that rages for several turns.

Fire Red/Leaf Green Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Revenge
6010010--
An attack that gains power if injured by the foe.
Poison Sting
151003530
A toxic attack with barbs, etc., that may poison.
Leer
--10030--
Frightens the foe with a leer to lower DEFENSE.
Absorb
2010020--
An attack that absorbs half the damage inflicted.
Growth
----40--
Forces the body to grow and heightens SP. ATK.
5Absorb
2010020--
An attack that absorbs half the damage inflicted.
9Growth
----40--
Forces the body to grow and heightens SP. ATK.
13Leech Seed
--9010--
Plants a seed on the foe to steal HP on every turn.
17Sand-attack
--10015--
Reduces the foe's accuracy by hurling sand in its face.
21Pin Missile
148520--
Sharp pins are fired to strike 2 to 5 times.
25Ingrain
--10020--
Lays roots that restore HP. The user can't switch out.
29Faint Attack
60--20--
Draws the foe close, then strikes without fail.
35Spikes
----20--
Sets spikes that hurt a foe switching out.
41Needle Arm
601001530
Attacks with thorny arms. May cause flinching.
47Cotton Spore
--8540--
Spores cling to the foe, sharply reducing SPEED.
53Sandstorm
----10--
Causes a sandstorm that rages for several turns.
59Destiny Bond
----5--
If the user faints, the foe is also made to faint.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
TM01Focus Punch
15010020--
A powerful loyalty attack. The user flinches if hit.
TM06Toxic
--8510100
Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.
TM09Bullet Seed
1010030--
Shoots 2 to 5 seeds in a row to strike the foe.
TM10Hidden Power
??10015--
The effectiveness varies with the user.
TM11Sunny Day
----5--
Boosts the power of FIRE- type moves for 5 turns.
TM15Hyper Beam
150905--
Powerful, but leaves the user immobile the next turn.
TM17Protect
----10--
Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
TM19Giga Drain
601005--
An attack that steals half the damage inflicted.
TM21Frustration
??10020--
An attack that is stronger if the TRAINER is disliked.
TM22Solarbeam
12010010--
Absorbs light in one turn, then attacks next turn.
TM27Return
??10020--
An attack that increases in power with friendship.
TM32Double Team
----15--
Creates illusory copies to raise evasiveness.
TM37Sandstorm
----10--
Causes a sandstorm that rages for several turns.
TM42Facade
7010020--
Boosts ATTACK when burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret Power
701002030
An attack with effects that vary by location.
TM44Rest
----10--
The user sleeps for 2 turns, restoring HP and status.
TM45Attract
--10015--
Makes the opposite gender less likely to attack.
HM01Cut
509530--
Cuts the foe with sharp scythes, claws, etc.
HM04Strength
8010015--
Builds enormous power, then slams the foe.
HM05Flash
--7020--
Looses a powerful blast of light that cuts accuracy.

Fire Red/Leaf Green/Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Mega Punch
808520--
A strong punch thrown with incredible power.
Swords Dance
----30--
A fighting dance that sharply raises ATTACK.
Mega Kick
120755--
An extremely powerful kick with intense force.
Body Slam
851001530
A full-body slam that may cause paralysis.
Double-edge
12010015--
A life-risking tackle that also hurts the user.
Counter
??10020--
Retaliates any physical hit with double the power.
Seismic Toss
??10020--
Inflicts damage identical to the user's level.
Mimic
--10010--
Copies a move used by the foe during one battle.
Substitute
----10--
Creates a decoy using 1/4 of the user's maximum HP.

Emerald Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Dynamicpunch
100505100
Powerful and sure to cause confusion, but inaccurate.
Snore
401001530
A loud attack that can be used only while asleep.
Endure
----10--
Endures any attack for 1 turn, leaving at least 1HP.
Mud-slap
2010010100
Hurls mud in the foe's face to reduce its accuracy.
Swagger
--9015100
Confuses the foe, but also sharply raises ATTACK.
Sleep Talk
----10--
Uses an own move randomly while asleep.
Thunderpunch
751001510
An electrified punch that may paralyze the foe.
Fury Cutter
109520--
An attack that intensifies on each successive hit.

Egg Moves
Attack NameTypeAtt.Acc.PPEffect %
Grasswhistle
--5515--
Lulls the foe into sleep with a pleasant melody.
Acid
401003010
Sprays a hide-melting acid. May lower DEFENSE.
Teeter Dance
--10020--
Confuses all POKéMON on the scene.
Dynamicpunch
100505100
Powerful and sure to cause confusion, but inaccurate.
Counter
??10020--
Retaliates any physical hit with double the power.

Egg Steps to Hatch
Effort Points from Battling it
Catch Rate
5,120 Steps Special Attack: 1 Point, Attack: 1 Point 60

Egg Groups
Lists Of Groups
Group Names
Plant
HumanShape

Stats
 HP AttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
Base Stats70115601156055
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
344296 197296197188
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
344329219329219209
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
344361240361240229

 
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