Nincada

Nincada is a Bug/Ground Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as Trainee Pokémon

Pokédex data

National No.290
TypeBUGGROUND
SpeciesTrainee Pokémon
Height0.5 m (1' 8")
Weight5.5 kg (12.1 lbs)
Abilities1. Compound Eyes
Run Away (hidden)
Local No.290 (National)
042 (Original Hoenn)
111 (Central Kalos)
043 (New Hoenn)
Footprint
Color
Shape
Armor

Training

Catch Rate255
EV Yield1 Defense
Base Happiness70
Base Experience53
Growth RateSlow Then Very Fast

Breeding

Egg GroupsBug
GenderMale: 50% Female: 50%
Egg Cycles15 (3855 - 4112 Steps)

Base stats

HP31
Attack45
Defense90
Speed40
Special Attack30
Special Defense30
Total266MinMax

Moves learned by Nincada

Pokédex entries

GameEntry
Alpha SapphireNincada 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.
Omega RubyNincada 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.
YIt can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
XBecause it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
White 2It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Black 2It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
WhiteIt grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
BlackIt grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
SoulSilverIt can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
HeartGoldIt can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
PlatinumIt grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
PearlIt grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
DiamondIt grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
LeafGreenBecause it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
FireRedBecause it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
EmeraldIt 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.
SapphireNINCADA 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.
RubyNINCADA 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.

Sprites


Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
Normal
Shiny

FireRed/LeafGreen
Normal
Shiny

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum
Normal
Shiny

HeartGold/SoulSilver
Normal
Shiny

Black/White
Normal
Shiny

X/Y
Normal
Shiny

Sun/Moon
Normal
Shiny