#290 Nincada

General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves
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Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Nincada
Japan: Tutinin
ツチニン
French: Ningale
German: Nincada
Korean: 토중몬
National: #290
Galar: #104
Male :50.2%
Female :49.8%
Bug-type Ground-type
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Trainee Pokémon 1'08"
0.5m
12.1lbs
5.5kg
2553,840
Abilities: Compoundeyes - Run Away (Hidden Ability)
Compoundeyes: Raises the Pokémon’s accuracy by 30%.
Hidden Ability (Available through transfer):
Run Away: Except for trainer battles, can always run from battle. It still cannot switch during Mean Look or Block or when the opponent is trapping with the Arena Trap, Magnet Pull, or Shadow Tag ability.
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Dynamax Capable?
600,000 Points
Erratic
1 Defense Point(s)
Nincada can Dynamax

Weakness

Attacking Move Type: Normal-type Attacking Move Type: Fire-type Attacking Move Type: Water-type Attacking Move Type: Electric-type Attacking Move Type: Grass-type Attacking Move Type: Ice-type Attacking Move Type: Fighting-type Attacking Move Type: Poison-type Attacking Move Type: Ground-type Attacking Move Type: Flying-type Attacking Move Type: Psychic-type Attacking Move Type: Bug-type Attacking Move Type: Rock-type Attacking Move Type: Ghost-type Attacking Move Type: Dragon-type Attacking Move Type: Dark-type Attacking Move Type: Steel-type Attacking Move Type: Fairy-type
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Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
 Soft Sand
Soft Sand
- 5%
Bug
Evolutionary Chain
NincadaLevel Ninjask
Empty Slot in PartyLevel

Locations

- In-Depth Details
Sword Route 5, South Lake Miloch, West Lake Axewell
Max Raid Battles: Bridge Field, Dappled Grove, Rolling Fields
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Shield Route 5, South Lake Miloch, West Lake Axewell
Max Raid Battles: Bridge Field, Dappled Grove, Rolling Fields
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Flavor Text
Sword Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
Shield It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.


Attacks

Level UpTM & HMEgg Moves

Standard Level Up

LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Sand Attack Sand Attack - Ground-type Sand Attack: Other Move -- 100 15 --
Sand is hurled in the target's face, reducing the target's accuracy.
Scratch Scratch - Normal-type Scratch: Physical Move 40 100 35 --
Hard, pointed, sharp claws rake the target to inflict damage.
5 Harden Harden - Normal-type Harden: Other Move -- 101 30 --
The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to raise its Defense stat.
10 False Swipe False Swipe - Normal-type False Swipe: Physical Move 40 100 40 --
A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
15 Mud-Slap Mud-Slap - Ground-type Mud-Slap: Special Move 20 100 10 100
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
21 Absorb Absorb - Grass-type Absorb: Special Move 20 100 25 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
25 Metal Claw Metal Claw - Steel-type Metal Claw: Physical Move 50 95 35 10
The target is raked with steel claws. This may also raise the user's Attack stat.
30 Fury Swipes Fury Swipes - Normal-type Fury Swipes: Physical Move 18 80 15 --
The target is raked with sharp claws or scythes quickly two to five times in a row.
35 Mind Reader Mind Reader - Normal-type Mind Reader: Other Move -- 101 5 --
The user senses the target's movements with its mind to ensure its next attack does not miss the target.
40 Dig Dig - Ground-type Dig: Physical Move 80 100 10 --
The user burrows into the ground, then attacks on the next turn.

Technical Machine Attacks

TM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM11 Solar Beam Solar Beam - Grass-type Solar Beam: Special Move 120 100 10 --
In this two-turn attack, the user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.
TM15 Dig Dig - Ground-type Dig: Physical Move 80 100 10 --
The user burrows into the ground, then attacks on the next turn.
TM21 Rest Rest - Psychic-type Rest: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and heals any status conditions.
TM24 Snore Snore - Normal-type Snore: Special Move 50 100 15 30
This attack can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
TM25 Protect Protect - Normal-type Protect: Other Move -- 101 10 --
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM28 Giga Drain Giga Drain - Grass-type Giga Drain: Special Move 75 100 10 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
TM32 Sandstorm Sandstorm - Rock-type Sandstorm: Other Move -- 101 10 --
A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. It raises the Sp. Def stat of Rock types.
TM34 Sunny Day Sunny Day - Fire-type Sunny Day: Other Move -- 101 5 --
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves. It lowers the power of Water-type moves.
TM39 Facade Facade - Normal-type Facade: Physical Move 70 100 20 --
This attack move doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
TM76 Round Round - Normal-type Round: Special Move 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round to increase the power of the attack.
TM94 False Swipe False Swipe - Normal-type False Swipe: Physical Move 40 100 40 --
A restrained attack that prevents the target from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.

Technical Record Attacks

TR #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TR18 Leech Life Leech Life - Bug-type Leech Life: Physical Move 80 100 10 --
The user drains the target's blood. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
TR20 Substitute Substitute - Normal-type Substitute: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
TR26 Endure Endure - Normal-type Endure: Other Move -- 101 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TR27 Sleep Talk Sleep Talk - Normal-type Sleep Talk: Other Move -- 101 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TR33 Shadow Ball Shadow Ball - Ghost-type Shadow Ball: Special Move 80 100 15 20
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
TR60 X-Scissor X-Scissor - Bug-type X-Scissor: Physical Move 80 100 15 --
The user slashes at the target by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
TR61 Bug Buzz Bug Buzz - Bug-type Bug Buzz: Special Move 90 100 10 10
The user generates a damaging sound wave by vibration. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.

Egg Moves

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Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Gust Gust - Flying-type Gust: Special Move 40 100 35 -- Details
A gust of wind is whipped up by wings and launched at the target to inflict damage.
Night Slash Night Slash - Dark-type Night Slash: Physical Move 70 100 15 -- Details
The user slashes the target the instant an opportunity arises. Critical hits land more easily.
Bug Bite Bug Bite - Bug-type Bug Bite: Physical Move 60 100 20 -- Details
The user bites the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Final Gambit Final Gambit - Fighting-type Final Gambit: Special Move ?? 100 5 -- Details
The user risks everything to attack its target. The user faints but does damage equal to its HP.
Flail Flail - Normal-type Flail: Physical Move ?? 100 15 -- Details
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.

Usable Max Moves

Attack NameTypeCat.Max Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Max Flutterby Max Flutterby - Bug-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 130(Phy)/130(Spe) 101 10 --
This is a Bug-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
Max Strike Max Strike - Normal-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 130(Phy)/110(Spe) 101 10 --
This is a Normal-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Speed stat.
Max Knuckle Max Knuckle - Fighting-type Special Move 100 101 10 --
This is a Fighting-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon's Attack stats.
Max Phantasm Max Phantasm - Ghost-type Special Move 130 101 10 --
This is a Ghost-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Defense stat.
Max Airstream Max Airstream - Flying-type Special Move 90 101 10 --
This is a Flying-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon's Speed stats.
Max Quake Max Quake - Ground-type Physical MoveSpecial Move 130(Phy)/90(Spe) 101 10 --
This is a Ground-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon's Sp. Def stats.
Max Darkness Max Darkness - Dark-type Physical Move 120 101 10 --
This is a Dark-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This lowers the target's Sp. Def stat.
Max Overgrowth Max Overgrowth - Grass-type Special Move 140 101 10 --
This is a Grass-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. The user turns the ground into Grassy Terrain for five turns.
Max Steelspike Max Steelspike - Steel-type Physical Move 100 101 10 --
This is a Steel-type attack Dynamax Pokémon use. This raises ally Pokémon's Defense stats.
Max Guard Max Guard - Normal-type 101 10 --
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.


Stats

  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats - Total: 266 31 45 90 30 30 40
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 91 - 138 45 - 87 85 - 127 31 - 73 31 - 73 40 - 82
Lv. 100 172 - 266 85 - 170 166 - 251 58 - 143 58 - 143 76 - 161
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 91 - 138 50 - 97 95 - 142 35 - 82 35 - 82 45 - 92
Lv. 100 172 - 266 95 - 189 185 - 279 65 - 159 65 - 159 85 - 179
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 91 - 138 55 - 106 104 - 156 38 - 90 38 - 90 49 - 101
Lv. 100 172 - 266 104 - 207 203 - 306 71 - 174 71 - 174 93 - 196

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