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Cacnea is a Grass-type Pokémon from the Hoenn region. It evolves into Cacturne when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Cactus Pokémon
Cacnea lives in arid locations such as deserts. It releases a strong aroma from its flower to attract prey. When prey comes near, this Pokémon shoots sharp thorns from its body to bring the victim down.
- Cacnea's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Charged attacks

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40 (25)
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90 (35)
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100 (45)
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55 (26)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Cacnea is part of a two-member family.

167.
Cacnea
#331 Cacnea
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Cacturne
#332 Cacturne

167.
Cacnea
#331 Cacnea
50 Cacnea candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Cacturne
#332 Cacturne

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
1,064
1,153

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2018 Jan 23

Increased spawns in:
Pokémon GO Fest 2021: Jul 17 - 18
New Pokémon Snap Celebration: 2021 Apr 29 - May 2
Friendship Day, Grass-type Pokémon: 2021 Apr 24
Equinox 2019: Mar 19 - 26
Pokémon GO Fest 2018: Jul 14 - 15
Earth Day 2018: Apr 22 - 30

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Eggs
709

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - 2018 Jan 23 - 2019 Dec 16
2-km - Eggstravaganza 2018: Mar 22 - Apr 2
5-km - Hoenn Pokémon Eggs: 2018 Jan 23 - Feb 1

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Raid Battles
709
887

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,951

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
532 Field Research:
Catch 3 Grass-, Fire- or Ground-type Pokémon: 2020 Apr


Gallery

External links

  • Cacnea page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Cacnea article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Cacnea article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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