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

Pokédex description

Pineco - 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.
Pokémon cry:
Pineco cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 5 (10)
Icon Normal 5 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Steel
80 (24)
Icon Rock
70 (22)
Icon Ground
60 (15)

Evolution family

Pineco is the part of a two-member family.

101. Pineco
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50 Pineco candy
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  • Pineco was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Pineco is 950, however it can reach 1,029, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between April 2nd and April 9th, 2019, Pineco's spawn rate was significantly higher during the Bug Out.
  • From February 16th, 2017 to July 23rd, 2017, Pineco used to be a possible hatchling from 10-km Eggs.
  • From July 23rd, 2017 to December 16th, 2019, Pineco used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • Between March 22nd and April 2nd, 2018, Pineco was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza 2018.
  • As a former 2nd tier Raid Boss, Pineco's CP was 6,108. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 633 and 791 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Pineco was available in field research: "Evolve 3 Sunkern or Natu" during Johto Festival 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 475.
  • Pineco was also available in field research: "Win a Raid." during November, 2018.
  • Shiny Pokémon Shiny form of Pineco was released with the beginning of the Johto Festival on August 20th, 2018.

External links

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