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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.
Pokémon cry:
Nincada cry

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
#291 Ninjask
#292 Shedinja



  • Nincada was released with the start of November field research on November 1st, 2018.
  • From April 26th, 2019 to December 16th, 2019, Nincada used to be a possible hatchling from 10-km Eggs.
  • 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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