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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 6
Species Ninja Pokémon
Type Water Dark
Height 1.5m
Weight 40kg
Catch Rate 45
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 12.5% Female/ 87.5% Male
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 甲賀忍蛙
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 甲贺忍蛙
English Greninja
French Amphinobi
German Quajutsu
Italian Greninja
Japanese ゲッコウガ
Japanese (Romanized) Gekkouga
Japanese (Trademark) Gekkouga
Korean 개굴닌자
Spanish Greninja

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #658
Kalos (Central) #9

Abilities

  • Torrent: Powers up Water-type moves when the Pokémon’s HP is low.
  • Protean: Changes the Pokémon’s type to the type of the move it’s about to use. [Hidden Ability]
  • * Battle Bond: Defeating an opposing Pokémon strengthens the Pokémon’s bond with its Trainer, and it becomes Ash-Greninja. Water Shuriken gets more powerful.

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 16
Pokemon
Level 36
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Bug 2x
Dark 0.5x
Electric 2x
Fairy 2x
Fighting 2x
Fire 0.5x
Ghost 0.5x
Grass 2x
Ice 0.5x
Psychic 0x
Steel 0.5x
Water 0.5x

Alternate Forms

Battle-bond
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Ash
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Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Water Dark 72
95
67
103
71
122
530
7 Water Dark 72
95
67
103
71
122
530
6 Water Dark 72
95
67
103
71
122
530

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
Japan Pokémon X みずを あっしゅくして しゅりけんを つくりだす。こうそくかいてんさせて とばすと きんぞくも まっぷたつ。
United States Pokémon X It creates throwing stars out of compressed water. When it spins them and throws them at high speed, these stars can split metal in two.
South Korea Pokémon Y 닌자처럼 신출귀몰하다. 재빠른 움직임으로 상대를 농락하면서 물의 수리검으로 벤다.
Italy Pokémon Y Agile e sfuggente come un ninja, si fa beffe dei nemici grazie alla sua velocità e li bersaglia di shuriken d’acqua.
Spain Pokémon Y Aparece y desaparece de improvisto, cual ninja. Marea al oponente con su soberbia agilidad y lo hace trizas con sus Shuriken de Agua.
France Pokémon Y Aussi insaisissable qu’un ninja, il se joue de ses ennemis grâce à sa célérité, et les tranche de ses Sheauriken.
Germany Pokémon Y Kaum hat man es erspäht, verschwindet es auch schon wieder. Mit der Agilität eines Ninjas verwirrt es seine Gegner, um sie dann mit Wasser-Shuriken anzugreifen.
Japan Pokémon Y にんじゃのように しんしゅつきぼつ。 すばやい うごきで ほんろうしつつ みずの しゅりけんで きりさく。
United States Pokémon Y It appears and vanishes with a ninja’s grace. It toys with its enemies using swift movements, while slicing them with throwing stars of sharpest water.
South Korea Pokémon X 물을 압축시켜 수리검을 만들어 낸다. 고속으로 회전시키며 던지면 금속도 두 동강이 난다.
Italy Pokémon X Crea lame d’acqua micidiali che ruotano ad alta velocità e, se lanciate, possono perforare il metallo.
Spain Pokémon X Comprime el agua y crea estrellas ninja con las que ataca al enemigo. Cuando las hace girar a gran velocidad cortan en dos hasta el metal.
France Pokémon X Il transforme des jets d’eau sous pression en redoutables shuriken. Une fois lancés, ils tournent si vite qu’ils peuvent même couper le métal.
Germany Pokémon X Es stellt Wurfsterne aus komprimiertem Wasser her, die durch ihre hohe Drehgeschwindigkeit beim Werfen sogar Metall durchtrennen.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 물을 압축시켜 수리검을 만들어 낸다. 고속으로 회전시키며 던지면 금속도 두 동강이 난다.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby にんじゃのように しんしゅつきぼつ。 すばやい うごきで ほんろうしつつ みずの しゅりけんで きりさく。
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Crea lame d’acqua micidiali che ruotano ad alta velocità e, se lanciate, possono perforare il metallo.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Comprime el agua y crea estrellas ninja con las que ataca al enemigo. Cuando las hace girar a gran velocidad cortan en dos hasta el metal.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Il transforme des jets d’eau sous pression en redoutables shuriken. Une fois lancés, ils tournent si vite qu’ils peuvent même couper le métal.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Es stellt Wurfsterne aus komprimiertem Wasser her, die durch ihre hohe Drehgeschwindigkeit beim Werfen sogar Metall durchtrennen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire みずを あっしゅくして しゅりけんを つくりだす。こうそくかいてんさせて とばすと きんぞくも まっぷたつ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire It creates throwing stars out of compressed water. When it spins them and throws them at high speed, these stars can split metal in two.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 닌자처럼 신출귀몰하다. 재빠른 움직임으로 상대를 농락하면서 물의 수리검으로 벤다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Agile e sfuggente come un ninja, si fa beffe dei nemici grazie alla sua velocità e li bersaglia di shuriken d’acqua.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Aparece y desaparece de improvisto, cual ninja. Marea al oponente con su soberbia agilidad y lo hace trizas con sus Shuriken de Agua.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Aussi insaisissable qu’un ninja, il se joue de ses ennemis grâce à sa célérité, et les tranche de ses Sheauriken.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Kaum hat man es erspäht, verschwindet es auch schon wieder. Mit der Agilität eines Ninjas verwirrt es seine Gegner, um sie dann mit Wasser-Shuriken anzugreifen.
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby It appears and vanishes with a ninja’s grace. It toys with its enemies using swift movements, while slicing them with throwing stars of sharpest water.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Ippei's Greninja
  • Japan イッペイのゲッコウガ
  • Japan Ippei no Gekkouga
  • Japan Ippei's Gekkouga
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Sanpei's Greninja
  • Japan サンペイのゲッコウガ
  • Japan Sanpei no Gekkouga
  • Japan Sanpei's Gekkouga
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Ninja Riot's Greninja
  • Japan ニンジャ·ライオットのゲッコウガ
  • Japan Ninja Riot no Gekkouga
  • Japan Ninja Riot's Gekkouga
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Ash's Greninja
  • Japan サトシのゲッコウガ
  • Japan Satoshi no Gekkouga
  • Japan Satoshi's Gekkouga
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Serena's Greninja
  • Japan セレナのゲッコウガ
  • Japan Serena no Gekkouga
  • Japan Serena's Gekkouga
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Greninja (Super Smash Bros.)
  • Japan ゲッコウガ
  • Japan Gekkouga
  • Japan Gekkouga

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
Movie 17
XY 17
XY 52
XYZ 6
XYZ 7
XYZ 9
XYZ 10
XYZ 11
XYZ 13
XYZ 15
XYZ 16
XYZ 18
XYZ 22
XYZ 23
XYZ 25
XYZ 26
XYZ 27
XYZ 28
XYZ 29
XYZ 30
XYZ 32
XYZ 33
XYZ 34
XYZ 35
XYZ 36
XYZ 37
XYZ 38
XYZ 39
XYZ 40
XYZ 41
XYZ 42
XYZ 43
XYZ 44
XYZ 45
XYZ 46
XYZ 47
SP 9
PM2019 108
PM2019 109
PM2019 125
PM2019 132

TCG Cards

#41: Greninja
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
130
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#14: Greninja
Rarity:
None
Type:
Type
HP:
140
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#14: ゲッコウガ
Rarity:
None
Type:
Type
HP:
140
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#40: Greninja
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
130
Weakness:
Type
x2
#41: Greninja BREAK
Rarity:
Rare BREAK
Type:
Type
HP:
170
#24: Greninja GX
Rarity:
Rare Holo gx
Type:
Type
HP:
230
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#120: Greninja GX
Rarity:
Rare Holo gx
Type:
Type
HP:
230
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#133: Greninja GX
Rarity:
Secret
Type:
Type
HP:
230
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#9: Greninja
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
140
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#339: ゲッコウガ
Rarity:
Promo
Type:
Type
HP:
140
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#46: Radiant Greninja
Rarity:
Radiant Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
130
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Super Smash Bros. Gekkouga
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Greninja
Started: 2014-12-09
Ended: 2015-01-29
Ash-Greninja Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Special Demo
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Greninja
Started: 2016-10-18
Ended:
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

Water Shuriken
Type Icon Special 20 15 100 1 1 75 75
Night Slash
Type Icon Physical 15 70 100 77 77 70 70
Role Play Type Icon Status 10 1 1 1 1
Haze Type Icon Status 30 70 70 56 56
Mat Block Type Icon Status 10 1 1 1 1
Pound Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1
Growl Type Icon Status 40 100 1 1 1 1
Bubble
Type Icon Special 30 40 100 5 5 5 5
Quick Attack Type Icon Physical 30 40 100 8 8 8 8
Lick Type Icon Physical 30 30 100 10 10 10 10
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100 14 14 14 14
Smokescreen Type Icon Status 20 100 19 19 20 20
Shadow Sneak Type Icon Physical 30 40 100 23 23 23 23
Spikes Type Icon Status 20 28 28 28 28
Feint Attack
Type Icon Physical 20 60 33 33 33 33
Substitute Type Icon Status 10 42 42 43 43
Extrasensory Type Icon Special 20 80 100 49 49 49 49
Double Team Type Icon Status 15 56 56 52 52
Hydro Pump
Type Icon Special 5 110 80 68 68 60 60

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Work Up Type Icon Status 30
Taunt
Type Icon Status 20 100
Rain Dance
Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
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
Brutal Swing
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Acrobatics Type Icon Physical 15 55 100
Smack Down Type Icon Physical 15 50 100
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Fling
Type Icon Physical 10 100
U-turn Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Aerial Ace Type Icon Physical 20 60
Rock Tomb Type Icon Physical 15 60 95
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thief
Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Waterfall
Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Power-Up Punch Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Dive
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Dig Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Cut Type Icon Physical 30 50 95
Scald
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Echoed Voice Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Grass Knot Type Icon Special 20 100
Dark Pulse
Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Blizzard Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Surf
Type Icon Special 15 90 100

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Snatch
Type Icon Status 10
Role Play Type Icon Status 10
Spite Type Icon Status 10 100
Gunk Shot Type Icon Physical 5 120 80
Bounce Type Icon Physical 5 85 85
Low Kick Type Icon Physical 20 100
Ice Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Water Pledge
Type Icon Special 10 80 100
Hydro Cannon
Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Water Pulse
Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100