Nincada (Japanese: ツチニン Tutinin) is a/ -Type Pokémon.
Its special ability is Compoundeyes. This Pokémon grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Nincada is probably named after "Ninja" and "Cicada"
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.
|Diamond/Pearl||Eterna Forest (PokéRadar)||Rare|
|Platinum||Eterna Forest (PokéRadar)||Rare|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Bug-Catching Contest (National Pokédex required)||Common|
|X/Y||Route 4||Very Rare|
- 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.
- Its name is derived from Ninja and cicada.
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