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Nincada
Nincada
National Pokédex
Slaking - Nincada (#290) - Ninjask
Ability Compound Eyes
Run Away (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire
Created by Game Freak

Nincada(JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a Bug / Ground type Pokémon in the third generation games, Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire. It evolves into Ninjask at level 20. A Shedinja will be obtained at the same time, if the player has an empty slot in your party and an empty Poké Ball.

Physiology and Behavior

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby 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 Sapphire Nincada lives underground. It uses its sharp claws to carve the roots of trees and absorb moisture and nutrients. This Pokémon can't withstand bright sunlight so avoids it.
Pokémon Emerald It makes its nest at the roots of a mighty tree. Using its whiskerlike antennae, it probes its surroundings in the pitch-black darkness of soil.
Pokémon FireRed Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
Pokémon LeafGreen Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Pokémon Pearl It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Pokémon Platinum It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Pokémon HeartGold It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
Pokémon SoulSilver It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Pokémon White It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Pokémon Black 2 It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Pokémon White 2 It grows underground, sensing its surroundings using antennae instead of its virtually blind eyes.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
Pokémon Y It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
Pokémon Omega Ruby 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 Alpha Sapphire Nincada lives underground. It uses its sharp claws to carve the roots of trees and absorb moisture and nutrients. This Pokémon can’t withstand bright sunlight so avoids it.

Game locations

Title Location(s)
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Route 116
Pokémon Sapphire
Route 116
Pokémon Emerald
Route 116
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Eterna Forest (Poké Radar)
Pokémon Pearl
Eterna Forest (Poké Radar)
Pokémon Platinum
Eterna Forest (Poké Radar)
Pokémon HeartGold
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)Th/Sa
Pokémon SoulSilver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)Th/Sa
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Route 6, Friend Safari (Ground)
Pokémon Y
Route 6, Friend Safari (Ground)
Pokémon Omega Ruby
Route 116
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
Route 116

Evolution

Nincada
Reach level 20.
Ninjask
PKMN290
PKMN291
Nincada
Spare Poké Ball
when evolving.
Shedinja
PKMN290
PKMN292

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 31
Attack 45
Defense 90
Sp. Attack 30
Sp. Defense 30
Speed 40
Average 266

Moveset

Main article: Nincada/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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File:PKMNE290-S.gif

Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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File:PKMNP290.png


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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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