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Nincada is a Bug, Ground-type Pokémon from Hoenn region. It evolves into Ninjask after being fed 50 candies. Shedinja is a member of Nincada's family, however these two Pokémon are not related with each other by evolution.

Pokédex description

Nincada - Trainee Pokémon
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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 5 (10)
Icon Normal 6 (12)

Special attacks

Icon Flying
55 (23)
Icon Bug
90 (24)
Icon Dark
50 (23)

Evolution family

Nincada is the part of a three-member family.

144. Nincada
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50 Nincada candy
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#292 Shedinja



  • Nincada was released with the start of November field research on November 1st, 2018.
  • Since April 26th, 2019, Nincada can be hatched from 10-km Eggs with a 439 of maximal CP.
    • Between January 15th and January 29th, 2019, Nincada was temporarily possible 7-km egg hatchling during the Hoenn Celebration 2019.
  • Nincada was available in field research: "Catch 5 Bug-type Pokémon." during November, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 329.
  • Nincada was also available in field research: "Evolve 3 Bug-type Pokémon." during Bug Out 2019.

External links

  • Nincada page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Nincada article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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