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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 3
Species Trainee Pokémon
Type Bug Ground
Height 0.5m
Weight 5.5kg
Catch Rate 255
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 土居忍士
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 土居忍士
English Nincada
French Ningale
German Nincada
Italian Nincada
Japanese ツチニン
Japanese (Romanized) Tutinin
Japanese (Trademark) Tutinin
Korean 토중몬
Spanish Nincada

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #290
Hoenn #42
Kalos (Central) #111
Hoenn (ORAS) #43
Galar #104

Abilities

  • Compound Eyes: The Pokémon’s compound eyes boost its accuracy.
  • Run Away: Enables a sure getaway from wild Pokémon. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 20
Pokemon
Pokemon
Level 20 (With Extra Pokeball)
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Electric 0x
Fighting 0.5x
Fire 2x
Flying 2x
Ground 0.5x
Ice 2x
Poison 0.5x
Water 2x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Bug Ground 31
45
90
30
30
40
266
7 Bug Ground 31
45
90
30
30
40
266
6 Bug Ground 31
45
90
30
30
40
266

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Ruby Nincada lives underground for many years in complete darkness. This Pokemon absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees. It stays motionless as it waits for evolution.
United States Pokémon Sapphire NINCADA lives underground. It uses its sharp claws to carve the roots of trees and absorb moisture and nutrients. This POKeMON can't withstand bright sunlight so avoids it.
United States Pokémon 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.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
United States Pokémon FireRed Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
United States Pokémon Pearl It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
United States Pokémon Diamond It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
United States Pokémon Platinum It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
United States Pokémon HeartGold It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
United States Pokémon White It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Japan Pokémon White じめんの したで せいちょうする。 ほとんど みえない めの かわりに しょっかくで ようすを さぐる。
United States Pokémon Black It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Japan Pokémon Black じめんの したで せいちょうする。 ほとんど みえない めの かわりに しょっかくで ようすを さぐる。
Japan Pokémon Black 2 じめんの したで せいちょうする。 ほとんど みえない めの かわりに しょっかくで ようすを さぐる。
Japan Pokémon White 2 じめんの したで せいちょうする。 ほとんど みえない めの かわりに しょっかくで ようすを さぐる。
United States Pokémon White 2 It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
United States Pokémon Black 2 It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
South Korea Pokémon Y 10년 이상 땅속에서 지내는 경우도 있다. 수목의 뿌리에서 영양을 흡수한다.
Italy Pokémon Y Gli capita di restare anche più di dieci anni sottoterra. Si nutre delle radici di enormi alberi.
Spain Pokémon Y Algunos pasan más de diez años bajo tierra. Absorbe nutrientes de las raíces de los árboles.
France Pokémon Y Il peut passer jusqu’à dix ans sous terre. Les racines des arbres constituent son régime alimentaire.
Germany Pokémon Y Manches Nincada lebt bis zu zehn Jahre unter der Erde und saugt Nährstoffe aus Baumwurzeln.
Japan Pokémon Y 10ねん いじょう つちの なかで くらす ことも ある。じゅもくの ねっこから えいようを すいとる。
South Korea Pokémon X 긴 시간 동안 땅속에서 살고 있었기 때문에 눈은 거의 보이지 않는다. 더듬이로 주변 상황을 살핀다.
Italy Pokémon X Poiché passa quasi tutta l’esistenza sottoterra, è quasi cieco. Usa le antenne per orientarsi.
Spain Pokémon X Como se ha pasado casi toda la vida viviendo bajo tierra, no ve bien. Las antenas que tiene le ayudan a orientarse.
France Pokémon X Comme il vit presque toujours sous terre, sa vue est très peu développée et il est presque aveugle. Il utilise ses antennes pour se repérer.
Germany Pokémon X Da es fast sein gesamtes Leben unter der Erde verbracht hat, ist es nahezu blind. Es setzt daher als Augenersatz seine Fühler ein.
Japan Pokémon X ながい あいだ ちちゅうで くらして いたため めは ほとんど みえない。 しょっかくで ようすを さぐる。
United States Pokémon X Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
United States Pokémon Y It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Nincada vive bajo tierra y usa las garras afiladas que tiene para escarbar y buscar raíces de árboles y absorber humedad y nutrientes. Este Pokémon huye de la luz del sol porque le hace daño.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 몇 년을 캄캄한 땅속에서 산다. 나무의 뿌리에서 영양을 흡수하며 가만히 움직이지 않고 진화의 때를 기다리고 있다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Nincada vive sottoterra per molti anni nell’oscurità più assoluta. Questo Pokémon assume le sostanze nutritive dalle radici degli alberi. Rimane immobile in attesa dell’evoluzione.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Nincada vive bajo tierra en la más absoluta oscuridad durante años. Este Pokémon absorbe nutrientes de las raíces de los árboles y permanece inmóvil a la espera de su evolución.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ningale vit depuis des années sous terre, dans l’obscurité la plus totale. Ce Pokémon absorbe les nutriments des racines des arbres. Il reste immobile, attendant patiemment son évolution.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Nincada lebt viele Jahre in absoluter Dunkelheit unter der Erde. Dieses Pokémon nimmt Nährstoffe aus Baumwurzeln auf. Es rührt sich nicht, da es auf seine Entwicklung wartet.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire なんねんも まっくらな つちの なかで くらす。 きの ねっこから えいようを きゅうしゅうして じっと うごかず しんかの ときを まっている。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 날카로운 발톱으로 나무뿌리를 깎아내어 수분이나 영양을 흡수한다. 태양의 빛은 눈이 부셔서 싫어한다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Nincada vive sottoterra. Usa i suoi artigli affilati per incidere le radici degli alberi e assorbirne l’acqua e altre sostanze nutritive. Il Pokémon non sopporta la luce del sole, quindi cerca di evitarla.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Ningale vit sous terre. Il utilise ses griffes acérées pour creuser les racines des arbres et en absorber l’humidité et les nutriments. Ce Pokémon ne supporte pas la lumière du soleil.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Nincada lebt unter der Erde. Es benutzt seine scharfen Krallen, um die Wurzeln von Bäumen freizulegen und an Flüssigkeit und Nährstoffe zu kommen. Dieses Pokémon kann grelles Sonnenlicht nicht aushalten und meidet es.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby するどい ツメで じゅもくの ねっこを けずり すいぶんや えいようを きゅうしゅうする。 たいようの ひかりは まぶしいので にがて。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby 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.
United States Pokémon Sword Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
United States Pokémon Shield It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

TCG Cards

#66: Nincada
Rarity:
Common
Type:
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HP:
40
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#67: Nincada
Rarity:
Common
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HP:
50
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#68: Nincada
Rarity:
Common
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HP:
50
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#67: Nincada
Rarity:
Common
Type:
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HP:
50
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#108: Nincada
Rarity:
Common
Type:
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HP:
40
Weakness:
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+10
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#117: Nincada
Rarity:
Common
Type:
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HP:
40
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#4: ツチニン
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
40
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
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#10: Nincada
Rarity:
Common
Type:
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HP:
40
Weakness:
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x2
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#9: Nincada
Rarity:
Common
Type:
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HP:
40
Weakness:
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x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy

Images

Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Scratch Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Harden Type Icon Status 30 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Leech Life
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Absorb Type Icon Special 25 20 100 5 5
Sand Attack
Type Icon Status 15 100 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Fury Swipes Type Icon Physical 15 18 80 13 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
Mud-Slap
Type Icon Special 10 20 100 17 17 17 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31
Mind Reader Type Icon Status 5 25 25 25 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19
Metal Claw Type Icon Physical 35 50 95 21 21 21 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38
False Swipe Type Icon Physical 40 40 100 33 33 33 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Bide Type Icon Physical 10 29 29 29
Dig
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100 37 37 37 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Sandstorm Type Icon Status 10
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Hone Claws Type Icon Status 15
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
X-Scissor
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Aerial Ace Type Icon Physical 20 60
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
False Swipe Type Icon Physical 40 40 100
Leech Life
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Dig
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Shadow Ball Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Solar Beam Type Icon Special 10 120 100
Struggle Bug
Type Icon Special 20 50 100
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100

Egg Moves

Endure Type Icon Status 10
Bug Bite
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Night Slash Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Feint Attack Type Icon Physical 20 60
Final Gambit Type Icon Special 5 100
Bug Buzz
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Silver Wind
Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Gust Type Icon Special 35 40 100

Move Tutors

Spite Type Icon Status 10 100
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
String Shot
Type Icon Status 40 95
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Bug Bite
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Fury Cutter
Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap
Type Icon Special 10 20 100