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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 3
Species Scarecrow Pokémon
Type Grass Dark
Height 1.3m
Weight 77.4kg
Catch Rate 60
Base Happiness 35
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 夢歌仙人掌
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 梦歌仙人掌
English Cacturne
French Cacturne
German Noktuska
Italian Cacturne
Japanese ノクタス
Japanese (Romanized) Noctus
Japanese (Trademark) Noctus
Korean 밤선인
Spanish Cacturne

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #332
Hoenn #120
Hoenn (ORAS) #125

Abilities

  • Sand Veil: Boosts the Pokémon’s evasiveness in a sandstorm.
  • Water Absorb: Restores HP if hit by a Water-type move instead of taking damage. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 32
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 4x
Dark 0.5x
Electric 0.5x
Fairy 2x
Fighting 2x
Fire 2x
Flying 2x
Ghost 0.5x
Grass 0.5x
Ground 0.5x
Ice 2x
Poison 2x
Psychic 0x
Water 0.5x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Grass Dark 70
115
60
115
60
55
475
7 Grass Dark 70
115
60
115
60
55
475
6 Grass Dark 70
115
60
115
60
55
475

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Ruby During the daytime, Cacturne remains unmoving so that it does not lose any moisture to the harsh desert sun. This Pokemon becomes active at night when the temperature drops.
United States Pokémon Sapphire If a traveler is going through a desert in the thick of night, CACTURNE will follow in a ragtag group. The POKeMON are biding their time, waiting for the traveler to tire and become incapable of moving.
United States Pokémon 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.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.
United States Pokémon FireRed It lives in deserts. It becomes active at night when it hunts for prey exhausted from the desert's heat.
United States Pokémon Pearl It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
United States Pokémon Diamond It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
United States Pokémon Platinum It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day
United States Pokémon HeartGold Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.
United States Pokémon White It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
Japan Pokémon White よるになると かつどうを はじめる。 さばくの あつさに つかれはてた えものを みつけだし とらえるのだ。
United States Pokémon Black It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day's desert heat.
Japan Pokémon Black よるになると かつどうを はじめる。 さばくの あつさに つかれはてた えものを みつけだし とらえるのだ。
Japan Pokémon Black 2 よるになると かつどうを はじめる。 さばくの あつさに つかれはてた えものを みつけだし とらえるのだ。
Japan Pokémon White 2 よるになると かつどうを はじめる。 さばくの あつさに つかれはてた えものを みつけだし とらえるのだ。
United States Pokémon White 2 It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day’s desert heat.
United States Pokémon Black 2 It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day’s desert heat.
South Korea Pokémon Y 사막의 여행자 뒤를 집단으로 뒤쫓아 가 지쳐 움직이지 못하기를 기다린다.
Italy Pokémon Y Gruppi di Cacturne nel deserto braccano i passanti finché questi, spossati, non si muovono più.
Spain Pokémon Y Persiguen en grupo a los viajeros del desierto y los acechan hasta que el cansancio los agote.
France Pokémon Y Les Cacturne traquent en groupe les voyageurs du désert, guettant les signes de fatigue pour frapper.
Germany Pokémon Y Gruppen von Noktuska folgen müden Wüstenreisenden und warten, bis diese bewegungsunfähig werden.
Japan Pokémon Y さばくの たびびとの うしろを しゅうだんで つきまとい つかれて うごけなく なるのを まつのだ。
South Korea Pokémon X 밤이 되면 활동을 시작한다. 사막의 뜨거움에 몹시 지친 먹이를 찾아내어 붙잡는다.
Italy Pokémon X Diventa attivo di notte, quando va a caccia di prede stremate dalla calura del deserto.
Spain Pokémon X Es un Pokémon nocturno. Busca presas agotadas por el calor diurno del desierto.
France Pokémon X Il sort la nuit pour chasser. Il traque les proies épuisées après une journée dans le désert.
Germany Pokémon X Ein nachtaktives Pokémon, das Beute sucht, die durch die Tageshitze der Wüste bereits erschöpft ist.
Japan Pokémon X よるになると かつどうを はじめる。 さばくの あつさに つかれはてた えものを みつけだし とらえるのだ。
United States Pokémon X It becomes active at night, seeking prey that is exhausted from the day’s desert heat.
United States Pokémon Y Packs of them follow travelers through the desert until the travelers can no longer move.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Cuando alguien se adentra en un desierto por la noche, Cacturne le sigue junto con varios de los suyos. Este Pokémon espera pacientemente a que el viajero se fatigue y no pueda continuar más, vencido por el cansancio.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 사막의 햇빛에 수분을 빼앗기지 않도록 낮에는 가만히 계속하여 서 있다. 기온이 떨어지는 밤에 활동을 시작한다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Di giorno Cacturne rimane immobile in modo da non perdere neanche una goccia d’acqua al sole cocente del deserto. Il Pokémon si desta di notte quando cala la temperatura.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Durante el día, Cacturne permanece inmóvil para no perder nada de humedad bajo el sol de justicia del desierto. Este Pokémon entra en acción por la noche, cuando bajan las temperaturas.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Pendant la journée, Cacturne reste immobile pour éviter de se déshydrater sous le soleil du désert. Ce Pokémon ne commence son activité qu’une fois la nuit tombée, sous une température plus fraîche.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Am Tage bleibt Noktuska reglos, damit es in der brennenden Wüstenhitze keine Feuchtigkeit verliert. Dieses Pokémon wird bei Nacht aktiv, wenn die Temperatur sinkt.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire さばくの ひざしで すいぶんを うしなわない ように ひるまは じっと たちつくしている。 きおんの さがる よるに かつどうを はじめる。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 한밤중에 사막을 걷는 여행자의 뒤를 단체로 줄줄 달라붙어 걷는다. 지쳐 움직이지 못하게 되기를 기다리고 있다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Se un viaggiatore passa attraverso il deserto nella notte tenebrosa, un gruppo scomposto di Cacturne lo segue. Poi attende pazientemente che il malcapitato sia esausto e incapace di muoversi.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Lorsqu’un voyageur traverse le désert au milieu de la nuit, les Cacturne le suivent en groupe. Ces Pokémon attendent le bon moment, quand le voyageur est fatigué et qu’il n’est plus capable de bouger.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Wenn ein Reisender mitten in der Nacht durch eine Wüste wandert, folgt Noktuska ihm und spielt ihm Streiche. Dann wartet dieses Pokémon darauf, dass der Reisende müde wird und sich nicht mehr bewegen kann.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby まよなか さばくを あるく たびびとの うしろを ぞろぞろと しゅうだんで くっついて あるく。 つかれて うごけなく なるのを まっているのだ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby 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.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

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

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Harley's Cacturne
  • Japan ハーリーのノクタス
  • Japan Harley no Noctus
  • Japan Harley's Noctus

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
AG 104
AG 122
AG 123
AG 124
AG 145
AG 175
AG 182
AG 188
Movie 7
AG 121
Movie 15

TCG Cards

#2: Cacturne
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#1: Team Aqua's Cacturne
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#91: Cacturne ex
Rarity
Rare Holo
Type
Type
HP
110
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#15: Cacturne (Delta Species)
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#27: Cacturne
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
70
Weakness
Type
Resistance
Type
-30
Retreat Cost
Energy
#34: Cacturne
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
80
Weakness
Type
+20
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#42: Cacturne
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
+20
Retreat Cost
Energy Energy
#5: ノクタス
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#10: Cacturne
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
90
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#88: Cacturne
Rarity
Uncommon
Type
Type
HP
100
Weakness
Type
x2
Resistance
Type
-20
Retreat Cost
Energy
#6: Cacturne
Rarity
Rare
Type
Type
HP
110
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy 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

Spiky Shield
Type Icon Status 10 1 1 32
Destiny Bond Type Icon Status 5 59 59 59 71 71 71 71 71 71 59
Revenge Type Icon Physical 10 60 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Poison Sting Type Icon Physical 35 15 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Leer Type Icon Status 30 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Absorb
Type Icon Special 25 20 100 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Growth Type Icon Status 20 7 7 7 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Leech Seed
Type Icon Status 10 90 10 10 10 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
Sand Attack Type Icon Status 15 100 13 13 13 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17
Needle Arm
Type Icon Physical 15 60 100 16 16 16 53 53 53 53 53 53 41 41 41
Feint Attack
Type Icon Physical 20 60 19 19 19 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
Pin Missile Type Icon Physical 20 25 95 38 38 38 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21
Ingrain
Type Icon Status 20 22 22 22 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Payback
Type Icon Physical 10 50 100 26 26 26 47 47 47 47 47 47
Spikes Type Icon Status 20 30 30 30 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35
Sucker Punch
Type Icon Physical 5 70 100 35 35 35 41 41 41 41 41 41
Energy Ball
Type Icon Special 10 90 100 44 44 44
Cotton Spore
Type Icon Status 40 100 49 49 49 59 59 59 59 59 59 47 47 47
Sandstorm Type Icon Status 10 54 54 54 65 65 65 65 65 65 53 53 53

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Embargo
Type Icon Status 15 100
Nature Power Type Icon Status 20
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
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
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Poison Jab Type Icon Physical 20 80 100
Fling
Type Icon Physical 10 100
Payback
Type Icon Physical 10 50 100
Brick Break Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Power-Up Punch Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Retaliate Type Icon Physical 5 70 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Drain Punch Type Icon Physical 10 75 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Bullet Seed
Type Icon Physical 30 25 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Venoshock Type Icon Special 10 65 100
Grass Knot
Type Icon Special 20 100
Energy Ball
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Focus Blast Type Icon Special 5 120 70
Dark Pulse
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Solar Beam
Type Icon Special 10 120 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Giga Drain
Type Icon Special 10 75 100

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Worry Seed
Type Icon Status 10 100
Block Type Icon Status 5
Role Play Type Icon Status 10
Synthesis
Type Icon Status 5
Spite Type Icon Status 10 100
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Magic Coat Type Icon Status 15
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Foul Play
Type Icon Physical 15 95 100
Drain Punch Type Icon Physical 10 75 100
Seed Bomb
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Superpower Type Icon Physical 5 120 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Low Kick Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thunder Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Sucker Punch
Type Icon Physical 5 70 100
Fury Cutter Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Mega Kick Type Icon Physical 5 120 75
Mega Punch Type Icon Physical 20 80 85
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Giga Drain
Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Dark Pulse
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100