#290 Nincada
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Name Jp. Name No. Gender Ratio Type
Nincada Tsuchinin
ツチニン
National: #290
Male :50%
Female :50%
Ability: Compoundeyes
Compoundeyes: Raises the Pokémon’s accuracy by 30%.
Classification Height Weight Capture Rate Base Egg Steps
Trainee Pokémon 1'08" 12.1lbs 255 3,840
Experience Growth Base Happiness Effort Values Earned Colour Safari Zone Flee Rate
600,000 Points
Erratic
70 1 Defense Point(s)
Gray 0
Damage Taken
*1 *2 *2 *0 *1 *2 *0.5 *0.5 *0.5 *2 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1
Wild Hold Item Egg Groups
No Hold Item
Bug
Evolutionary Chain
Flavour Text
Diamond It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
SoulSilver

Location (In-Depth Details)
Game Location
Ruby Route 116
Sapphire Route 116
Emerald Route 116
FireRed Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
LeafGreen Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
Colosseum Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
XD Trade from Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
Diamond Eterna Forest Details
Pearl Eterna Forest Details
Platinum Eterna Forest (PokeRadar) Details
HeartGold Bug Catching Contest Details
SoulSilver Bug Catching Contest Details
Trainer Locations  Details

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Level Up
LevelAttack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Scratch4010035--
Hard, pointed, and sharp claws rake the foe to inflict damage.
Harden----30--
The user stiffens all the muscles in its body to raise its Defense stat.
5Leech Life2010015--
A blood-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
9Sand-attack--10015--
Sand is hurled in the foe's face, reducing its accuracy.
14Fury Swipes188015--
The foe is raked with sharp claws or scythes for two to five times in quick succession.
19Mind Reader----5--
The user senses the foe's movements with its mind to ensure its next attack does not miss.
25False Swipe4010040--
A restrained attack that prevents the foe from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
31Mud-slap2010010100
The user hurls mud in the foe's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
38Metal Claw50953510
The foe is raked with steel claws. It may also raise the user's Attack stat.
45Dig8010010--
The user burrows, then attacks on the second turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.

TM & HM Attacks
TM/HM #Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
TM06 Toxic -- 85 10 --
A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
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.
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100 10 --
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
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.
TM28 Dig 80 100 10 --
The user burrows, then attacks on the second turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.
TM30 Shadow Ball 80 100 15 20
The user hurls a shadowy blob at the foe. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.
TM32 Double Team -- -- 15 --
By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
TM37 Sandstorm -- -- 10 --
A five-turn sand- storm is summoned to hurt all combatant types except Rock, Ground, and Steel.
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 -- 20 --
The user confounds the foe with speed, then slashes. The attack lands without fail.
TM42 Facade 70 100 20 --
An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, paralyzed, or has a burn.
TM43 Secret Power 70 100 20 30
The user attacks with a secret power. Its added effects vary depending on the user's environment.
TM44 Rest -- -- 10 --
The user goes to sleep for two turns. It fully restores the user's HP and heals any status problem.
TM54 False Swipe 40 100 40 --
A restrained attack that prevents the foe from fainting. The target is left with at least 1 HP.
TM58 Endure -- -- 10 --
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
TM70 Flash -- 100 20 --
The user flashes a light that cuts the foe's accuracy. It can also be used to illuminate caves.
TM81 X-scissor 80 100 15 --
The user slashes at the foe by crossing its scythes or claws as if they were a pair of scissors.
TM82 Sleep Talk -- -- 10 --
While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
TM83 Natural Gift ?? 100 15 --
The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines its type and power.
TM87 Swagger -- 90 15 --
The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe'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 foe is cut with a scythe or a claw. It can also be used to cut down thin trees.
Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
Fury Cutter 10 95 20 --
The foe is slashed with scythes or claws. Its power increases if it hits in succession.
Snore 40 100 15 30
An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the foe flinch.
Spite -- 100 10 --
The user looses its grudge on the move last used by the foe by cutting 4 PP from it.
Mud-slap 20 100 10 100
The user hurls mud in the foe's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.

HeartGold/SoulSilver Move Tutor Attacks
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %
String Shot -- 95 40 --
The foe is bound with silk blown from the user's mouth. It reduces the target's Speed stat.
Bug Bite 60 100 20 --
The user bites the foe. If the foe is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.

Egg Moves (Details)
Attack NameTypeCat.Att.Acc.PPEffect %  
Endure----10--Details
The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Faint Attack60--20--Details
The user draws up to the foe disarmingly, then throws a sucker punch. It hits without fail.
Gust4010035--Details
A gust of wind is whipped up by wings and launched at the foe to inflict damage.
Silver Wind60100510Details
The foe is attacked with powdery scales blown by wind. It may also raise all the user's stats.
Bug Buzz901001010Details
The user vibrates its wings to generate a damaging sound wave. It may also lower the foe's Sp. Def stat.
Night Slash7010015--Details
The user slashes the foe the instant an opportunity arises. It has a high critical-hit ratio.
Bug Bite6010020--Details
The user bites the foe. If the foe is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.

Base/Max Pokéathlon Stats
SpeedPowerSkillStaminaJump

Stats
  HP Attack Defense Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
Base Stats 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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