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Type(s)
[[File:Type Bug/Ground.gif|link=Bug/Ground type]]  
Species Trainee Pokémon
Abilities Compoundeyes
Pokédex
None ← 290 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into [[Ninjask and Shedinja]]
'Nincada'
290
(ツチニン Tutinin)
290Nincada
[[Generation III]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Gray>Gray</font>
Body Style Footprint
F290
Cry

Nincada (Japanese: ツチニン Tutinin) is a Bug/Ground-Type Pokémon. It is a Basic Pokémon

Special abilities

Its special ability is Compoundeyes. This Pokémon grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.

Etymology

Nincada is probably named after "Ninja" and "Cicada"

Evolution

Nincada can evolve into Ninjask, and Shedinja. A Nincada evolves into a Ninjask once level 20 is reached. If the player has an extra Poké Ball and empty party slot, Shedinja will appear in the player's party when Nincada evolves.

Game info

Game locations

Nincada Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Ruby/Sapphire Route 116 Uncommon
Emerald Route 116 Uncommon
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Eterna Forest (PokéRadar) Rare
Platinum Eterna Forest (PokéRadar) Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Bug-Catching Contest (National Pokédex required) Common
Black/White Trade None


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Ruby
Nincada lives underground for many years in complete darkness. This Pokémon absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees. It stays motionless as it waits for evolution.
Sapphire
Nincada lives underground. It uses its sharp claws to carve the roots of trees and absorb moisture and nutrients. This Pokémon can't withstand bright sunlight so avoids it.
Emerald
It makes its nest at the roots of a mighty tree. Using its whiskerlike antennae, it probes its surroundings in the pitch-black darkness of soil.
FireRed
Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
LeafGreen
Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
Diamond
It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Pearl
It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Platinum
It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
HeartGold
It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
SoulSilver
It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
Black
It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
White
It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Black 2
White 2
X
Y


Trivia

  • Nincada is the only Pokémon that evolves into two Pokémon at once.
  • Nincada is also the only Pokémon that has an evolution with one HP.

Sources


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