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|jname=ノクタス Nokutasu
|name='''Cacturne'''
 
|jname=(ノクタス ''Nokutasu'')
 
|image=332Cacturne.png
 
 
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|dexhoenn=120
|pronun=<math>KACK-turn</math>
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|evofrom=Cacnea
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|gen=Generation III
|atk=115
 
|def=60
 
|satk=115
 
|sdef=60
 
|spd=55
 
|total=475
 
 
|species=Scarecrow Pokémon
 
|species=Scarecrow Pokémon
|type={{Type|Grass}}/{{Type|Dark}}
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|type=Grass
|height=<span class="explain" title="1.3m">4'03"</span>
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|type2=Dark
|weight=<span class="explain" title="77.4kg">170.6 lbs.</span>
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|metheight=1.3 m
|ability=[[Sand Veil]]<br>[[Water Absorb]] (Dream World)
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|imheight=4'03"
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|imweight=170.6 lbs.
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'''Cacturne''' (Japanese: '''ノクタス''' ''Nokutasu'') is a {{Type|Grass}}/{{Type|Dark}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation III]].
 
'''Cacturne''' (Japanese: '''ノクタス''' ''Nokutasu'') is a {{Type|Grass}}/{{Type|Dark}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation III]].
 
It is one of the only three Pokémon that are unaffected by a [[sandstorm]] that isn't one of the three types that are immune to sandstorms, provided it has its natural [[ability]], [[Sand Veil]].
 
   
 
==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
Cacturne appears to be a green Pokémon with green spikes surrounding its entire body. It also has yellow eyes with black marks surrounding it. It also has black dots making its mouth. It also appears to have a scarecrow hat, explaining it being the Scarecrow Pokémon. It has a cactus-like appearance and traits making like a Scarecrow Cactus. It has two testicles, with one being smaller than the other.
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Cacturne appears to be a green Pokémon with green spikes surrounding its entire body. It also has yellow eyes with black marks surrounding it. It also has black dots making its mouth. It also appears to have a scarecrow hat, explaining it being the Scarecrow Pokémon. It has a cactus-like appearance and traits making like a Scarecrow Cactus.
   
 
==Special abilities==
 
==Special abilities==
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==In the anime==
 
==In the anime==
[[Harley]] has a Cacturne that makes an appearance in ''[[AG103: A Cacturne for the Worse]]'' and a minor appearance in the move starring [[Deoxys]] and [[Rayquaza]], [[MS007: Pokémon - Destiny Deoxys|Destiny Deoxys]]. Harley also dresses like a Cacturne.
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[[May (anime)|May]]'s rival, [[Harley]], has a [[Harley's Cacturne|Cacturne]] that appears to be his main and favorite pokemon, as Harley dresses in a way that looks very similar to a Cacturne. Harley's Cacturne made its first appearance in ''[[AG103: A Cacturne for the Worse]]'' and a minor appearance in the move starring [[Deoxys]] and [[Rayquaza]], [[MS007: Pokémon - Destiny Deoxys|Destiny Deoxys]]. Harley also dresses like a Cacturne.
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
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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.|
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|name=Cacturne
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.|
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|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.
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.|
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|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.
firered=It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.|
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|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.
leafgreen=It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.|
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|firered=It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.
diamond=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.|
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|leafgreen=It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.
pearl=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.|
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|diamond=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
platinum=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.|
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|pearl=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
heartgold=Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.|
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|platinum=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
soulsilver=Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.|
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|heartgold=Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.
black=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.|
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|soulsilver=Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.
white=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.|
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|black=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
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|white=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
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|black 2=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
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|white 2=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
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|x=It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
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|y=Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.}}
   
 
===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
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*Despite it saying Cacturne is a nocturnal Pokémon, it can be found in the wild all the time in [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl]], and in the morning in [[Pokémon Platinum]].
 
*Despite it saying Cacturne is a nocturnal Pokémon, it can be found in the wild all the time in [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl]], and in the morning in [[Pokémon Platinum]].
 
**It was fixed in [[Pokémon Platinum]] where Cacturne could only be found in the morning and nighttime.
 
**It was fixed in [[Pokémon Platinum]] where Cacturne could only be found in the morning and nighttime.
*Cacturne is the only {{type|Dark}}-type Pokémon unable to learn the move [[Snarl]].
 
   
 
==Sprites==
 
==Sprites==
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[[Category:Plant group Pokémon]]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 23:02, July 25, 2014

Type
Grass  Dark
Species Scarecrow Pokémon
Abilities Sand Veil
Water Absorb (DW)
Pokédex
Cacnea ← 332 → Swablu
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn 120 Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From Cacnea
Evolves Into None
Cacturne
332
ノクタス Nokutasu
332Cacturne
Generation III
Evolutionary Line
331332
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
170.6 lbs. 77.4 kg 4'03" 1.3 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Green Grass
Human-Like
Body Style Footprint
Body12
F332
Cry

Cacturne (Japanese: ノクタス Nokutasu) is a Grass/Dark-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

AppearanceEdit

Cacturne appears to be a green Pokémon with green spikes surrounding its entire body. It also has yellow eyes with black marks surrounding it. It also has black dots making its mouth. It also appears to have a scarecrow hat, explaining it being the Scarecrow Pokémon. It has a cactus-like appearance and traits making like a Scarecrow Cactus.

Special abilitiesEdit

Cacturnes have the ability Sand Veil and a hidden ability Water Absorb. Sand Veil prevents Cacturne from being attacked by sandstorms and raises its evasion 20% in sandstorms. Water Absorb prevents Cacturne from being affected by Water-type moves and restores its HP a bit when attacked by a Water-type move.

In the animeEdit

May's rival, Harley, has a Cacturne that appears to be his main and favorite pokemon, as Harley dresses in a way that looks very similar to a Cacturne. Harley's Cacturne made its first appearance in AG103: A Cacturne for the Worse and a minor appearance in the move starring Deoxys and Rayquaza, Destiny Deoxys. Harley also dresses like a Cacturne.

EvolutionEdit

Cacturne is the evolved form of Cacnea as of level 32.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Cacturne Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Ruby/ Sapphire Evolve Cacnea None
Emerald Evolve Cacnea None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/ Pearl Route 228 Common
Platinum Route 228 Common
HeartGold/SoulSilver Safari Zone Rare
Black/White Trade None


Side game locationsEdit

Cacturne Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Evolve Cacnea
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 2, Trozei Battle, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Cacnea
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Northern Desert (9-15 F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Haruba Desert


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
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.
FireRed
It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.
LeafGreen
It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.
Diamond
It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
Pearl
It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
Platinum
It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
HeartGold
Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.
SoulSilver
Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.
Black
It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
White
It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
Black 2
It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
White 2
It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
X
It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
Y
Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.


LearnsetEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Revenge 60 100% 10 Fighting

1 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison

1 Leer - 100% 30 Normal

1 Absorb 35 100% 15 Grass

1 Growth - -% 40 Normal

5 Absorb 20 100% 25 Grass

9 Growth - -% 40 Normal

13 Leech Seed - 90% 10 Grass

17 Sand-attack - 100% 15 Ground

21 Pin Missle 14 85% 20 Bug

25 Ingrain - -% 20 Grass

29 Faint Attack 60 -% 20 Dark

35 Spikes - -% 20 Ground

41 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark

47 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark

53 Needle Arm 60 100% 15 Grass

59 Cotton Spore - 85% 40 Grass

65 Sandstorm - -% 10 Rock

71 Destiny Bond - -% 5 Ghost

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

OriginsEdit

Cacturne appears to be a mix of a "cactus" and a "scarecrow". Its name, seeing how Cacturne is a Grass/Dark Pokémon, is a mix of the words "cactus" and "nocturnal".

TriviaEdit

SpritesEdit

Version
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
CacturneRSSprite CacturneESprite
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DPPtCacturne
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back


ReferencesEdit


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