Pineco is a Bug-type Pokémon from the Johto region. It evolves into Forretress when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Bagworm Pokémon
Pineco hangs from a tree branch and patiently waits for prey to come along. If the Pokémon is disturbed while eating by someone shaking its tree, it drops down to the ground and explodes with no warning.
- Pineco's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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5 (10)
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5 (10)

Charged attacks

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80 (24)
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70 (22)
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60 (15)

Evolution family

Pineco is part of a two-member family.

101.
Pineco
#204 Pineco
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Forretress
#205 Forretress

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
950
1,029

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2017 Feb 16

Increased spawns in:
The Seasons Change: 2020 Oct 9 - 19
Mega Battle Challenge: 2020 Sep 11 - 17
Bug Out 2019: Apr 2 - 9

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Eggs
633 5-km Eggs since 2020 Oct 19

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - Bug Out 2020: Jun 26 - Jul 1
7-km - Throwback Challenge 2020: Johto: May 8 - 15
5-km - 2017 Jul 23 - 2019 Dec 16
2-km - Eggstravaganza 2018: Mar 22 - Apr 2
10-km - 2017 Feb 16 - Jul 23

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Raid Battles
633
791

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,526

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
475 Field Research:
Make 5 Curveball Throws: Bug Out 2020
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon: Throwback Challenge 2020: Johto
Trade a Pokémon: 2020 Apr
Win a Raid: 2018 Nov
Evolve 3 Sunkern or Natu: Johto Festival
Special Research:
Throwback Challenge 2020: Johto - Completing 2nd part


Gallery

Trivia

  • Pineco is a tier 1 Raid Boss most recently. However, it used to be a tier 2 before.

External links

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