#331 Cacnea
General Location Attacks Stats Egg Moves SpinOff Dex
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Name Other Names No. Gender Ratio Type
Cacnea
Japan: Sabonea
サボネア
French: Cacnea
German: Tuska
Korean: 선인왕
National: #331
BW Unova: #---
B2W2 Unova: #---
Male :50%
Female :50%
Abilities: Sand Veil - Water Absorb (Hidden Ability)
Sand Veil: Raises the Pokémon’s evasion during a sandstorm by one level.
Hidden Ability (Available):
Water Absorb: The Pokémon heals up to 1/4 of it’s maximum Hit Points when hit with Water-type moves.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Cactus Pokémon 1’04”
0.4m
113.1lbs
51.3kg
190 5,120
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Flee FlagEntree Forest Level
1,059,860 Points
Medium Slow
35 1 Sp. Attack Point(s)
11 Level 10
Damage Taken
*1 *2 *0.5 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *1 *2 *0.5 *2 *1 *2 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups

Sticky Barb
- 5%
Grass
Human-like
Evolutionary Chain
Locations
Black None. PokéTransfer or Dream World
White None. PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black 2 Breed Cacnea
White 2 Breed Cacnea
Dream World Rugged Mountain - Beginning Details
Trainer Locations  Details

Flavor Text
Black By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
White
Black 2
White 2

Black/White/Black 2/White 2 Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Poison Sting 15 100 35 30
The user stabs the target with a poisonous stinger. This may also poison the target.
Leer -- 100 30 --
The opposing team gains an intimidating leer with sharp eyes. The opposing team's Defense stats are reduced.
5 Absorb 20 100 25 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
9 Growth -- -- 40 --
The user's body grows all at once, raising the Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
13 Leech Seed -- 90 10 --
A seed is planted on the target. It steals some HP from the target every turn.
17 Sand-attack -- 100 15 --
Sand is hurled in the target's face, reducing its accuracy.
21 Pin Missile 14 85 20 --
Sharp spikes are shot at the target in rapid succession. They hit two to five times in a row.
25 Ingrain -- -- 20 --
The user lays roots that restore its HP on every turn. Because it is rooted, it can't switch out.
29 Faint Attack 60 -- 20 --
The user approaches the target disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
33 Spikes -- -- 20 --
The user lays a trap of spikes at the opposing team's feet. The trap hurts Pokémon that switch into battle.
37 Sucker Punch 80 100 5 --
This move enables the user to attack first. It fails if the target is not readying an attack, however.
41 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
45 Needle Arm 60 100 15 --
The user attacks by wildly swinging its thorny arms. It may also make the target flinch.
49 Cotton Spore -- 100 40 --
The user releases cotton-like spores that cling to the target, harshly reducing its Speed stat.
53 Sandstorm -- -- 10 --
A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except the Rock, Ground, and Steel types.
57 Destiny Bond -- -- 5 --
When this move is used, if the user faints, the Pokémon that landed the knockout hit also faints.
TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM06 Toxic -- 90 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
TM09 Venoshock 65 100 10 --
The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. Its power is doubled if the target is poisoned.
TM10 Hidden Power ?? 100 15 --
A unique attack that varies in type and intensity depending on the Pokémon using it.
TM11 Sunny Day -- -- 5 --
The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
TM17 Protect -- -- 10 --
It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM21 Frustration ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
TM22 Solarbeam 120 100 10 --
A two-turn attack. The user gathers light, then blasts a bundled beam on the second turn.
TM27 Return ?? 100 20 --
A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
TM31 Brick Break 75 100 15 --
The user attacks with a swift chop. It can also break any barrier such as Light Screen and Reflect.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM37 Sandstorm -- -- 10 --
A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to hurt all combatants except the Rock, Ground, and Steel types.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or has paralysis.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM45 Attract -- 100 15 --
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
TM48 Round 60 100 15 --
The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
TM53 Energy Ball 80 100 10 --
The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. It may also lower the target's Sp. Def.
TM56 Fling ?? 100 10 --
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. Its power and effects depend on the item.
TM66 Payback 50 100 10 --
If the user moves after the target, this attack's power will be doubled.
TM70 Flash -- 100 20 --
The user flashes a bright light that cuts the target's accuracy. It can also be used to illuminate caves.
TM75 Swords Dance -- -- 30 --
A frenetic dance to uplift the fighting spirit. It sharply raises the user's Attack stat.
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100 20 30
The target is stabbed with a tentacle or arm steeped in poison. It may also poison the target.
TM86 Grass Knot ?? 100 20 --
The user snares the target with grass and trips it. The heavier the target, the greater the damage.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, it also sharply raises the target's Attack stat.
TM90 Substitute -- -- 10 --
The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
HM01 Cut 50 95 30 --
The target is cut with a scythe or a claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Grasswhistle -- 55 15 -- Details
The user plays a pleasant melody that lulls the target into a deep sleep.
Acid 40 100 30 -- Details
The opposing team is attacked with a spray of harsh acid. The acid may also lower the targets' Sp. Def stats.
Teeter Dance -- 100 20 -- Details
The user performs a wobbly dance that confuses the Pokémon around it.
Dynamicpunch 100 50 5 100 Details
The user punches the target with full, concentrated power. It confuses the target if it hits.
Counter ?? 100 20 -- Details
A retaliation move that counters any physical attack, inflicting double the damage taken.
Low Kick ?? 100 20 -- Details
A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. It inflicts greater damage on heavier targets.
Smellingsalt 60 100 10 -- Details
This attack inflicts double damage on a target with paralysis. It also cures the target's paralysis, however.
Magical Leaf 60 -- 20 -- Details
The user scatters curious leaves that chase the target. This attack will not miss.
Seed Bomb 80 100 15 -- Details
The user slams a barrage of hard-shelled seeds down on the target from above.
Nasty Plot -- -- 20 -- Details
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. It sharply raises the user's Sp. Atk.
Disable -- 100 20 -- Details
For four turns, this move prevents the target from using the move it last used.
Block -- -- 5 -- Details
The user blocks the target's way with arms spread wide to prevent escape.
Worry Seed -- 100 10 -- Details
A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making its Ability Insomnia.
Switcheroo -- 100 10 -- Details
The user trades held items with the target faster than the eye can follow.

Black 2/White 2 Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Block----5--
The user blocks the target's way with arms spread wide to prevent escape.
Dark Pulse8010015--
The user releases a horrible aura imbued with dark thoughts. It may also make the target flinch.
Drain Punch7510010--
An energy-draining punch. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Giga Drain7510010--
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
Low Kick??10020--
A powerful low kick that makes the target fall over. It inflicts greater damage on heavier targets.
Role Play----10--
The user mimics the target completely, copying the target's natural Ability.
Seed Bomb8010015--
The user slams a barrage of hard-shelled seeds down on the target from above.
Sleep Talk----10--
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
Snore4010015--
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.
Spite--10010--
The user unleashes its grudge on the move last used by the target by cutting 4 PP from it.
Synthesis----5--
The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.
Thunderpunch751001510
The target is punched with an electrified fist. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Worry Seed--10010--
A seed that causes worry is planted on the target. It prevents sleep by making its Ability Insomnia.
Special Moves
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Thunderpunch751001510
The target is punched with an electrified fist. It may also leave the target with paralysis.Dream World

Gen III & IV Only Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %Method
Focus Punch 150 100 20 -- Gen IV TM01
The user focuses its mind before launching a punch. It will fail if the user is hit before it is used.
Bullet Seed 25 100 30 -- Gen IV TM09
The user forcefully shoots seeds at the target. Two to five seeds are shot in rapid succession.
Secret Power 70 100 20 30 Gen IV TM43
The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
Endure -- -- 10 -- Gen IV TM58
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Captivate -- 100 20 -- Gen IV TM78
If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target is charmed into harshly lowering its Sp. Atk stat.
Natural Gift ?? 100 15 -- Gen IV TM83
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
Fury Cutter 20 95 20 -- Move Tutor - PtHGSS
The target is slashed with scythes or claws. Its power increases if it hits in succession.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 -- Move Tutor - PtHGSS
The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
Headbutt 70 100 15 -- Move Tutor - HGSS
The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. It may also make the target flinch.
Mega Punch 80 85 20 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The target is slugged by a punch thrown with muscle-packed power.
Body Slam 85 100 15 30 Move Tutor - FRLG
The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. It may also leave the target with paralysis.
Double-edge 120 100 15 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
A reckless, life-risking tackle. It also damages the user by a fairly large amount, however.
Seismic Toss ?? 100 20 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The target is thrown using the power of gravity. It inflicts damage equal to the user's level.
Mimic -- -- 10 -- Move Tutor - FRLG
The user copies the target's last move. The move can be used during battle until the Pokémon is switched out.
Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 50 85 40 85 40 35
Max Stats
Hindering Nature
Lv. 50 110 - 157 81 - 123 40 - 82 81 - 123 40 - 82 36 - 78
Lv. 100 210 - 304 157 - 242 76 - 161 157 - 242 76 - 161 67 - 152
Max Stats
Neutral Nature
Lv. 50 110 - 157 90 - 137 45 - 92 90 - 137 45 - 92 40 - 87
Lv. 100 210 - 304 175 - 269 85 - 179 175 - 269 85 - 179 75 - 169
Max Stats
Beneficial Nature
Lv. 50 110 - 157 99 - 150 49 - 101 99 - 150 49 - 101 44 - 95
Lv. 100 210 - 304 192 - 295 93 - 196 192 - 295 93 - 196 82 - 185

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