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Nincada

Nincada is a Bug, Ground-type Pokémon from the Hoenn region. It evolves into Ninjask when 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

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.
- Nincada's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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5 (10)
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6 (12)

Charged attacks

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55 (23)
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90 (24)
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50 (23)

Evolution family

Nincada is part of a three-member family.

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144.
Nincada
#290 Nincada
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Ninjask
#291 Ninjask
Shedinja
#292 Shedinja
144.
Nincada
#290 Nincada
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Ninjask
#291 Ninjask
Shedinja
#292 Shedinja

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
658
713

(weather boosted)
Not in wild normally

Increased spawns in:
Bug Out 2020: Jun 26 - 27 (Incense-only)
A Drive to Investigate: Mar 20 - 23

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Eggs
439

Increased chance/Previously in:
7-km - Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn: May 15 - 22
5-km - A Drive to Investigate: 2020 Mar 20 - 23
10-km - 2019 Apr 26 - Dec 16
7-km - Hoenn Celebration 2019: Jan 15 - 29

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Research tasks
329 Field Research:
Catch 10 Pokémon;
Make 5 Nice Throws;
Make 2 Great Throws in a row: A Drive to Investigate
Evolve 3 Bug-type Pokémon: Bug Out 2019
Catch 5 Bug-type Pokémon: 2018 Nov


Gallery

External links

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