Cacnea

←(#330) FlygonFlygon.png Cacnea.pngCacnea (#331) Cacturne.pngCacturne (#332)→
Cacnea
#331
Cacnea.png331Cacnea.png

Type
Grass Normal
Catch rate
190
Abilities
Sand Veil
Hidden Ability
Water Absorb
Biomes
Desert, Desert Hills, Desert M, Mesa (Bryce)
Spawn time
Night
Level range in wild
20-24
Spawn location
Land
Gender ratio
50% ♂, 50% ♀
EV yield
1 Special Attack
Mount
None
Egg Groups
Grass/Human-Like
Behavior
Timid 80%
Neutral 0%
Aggressive 20%

Cacnea is a Grass-type Pokémon. It evolves into Cacturne at level 32.

Cacnea lives in arid locations such as deserts. It releases a strong aroma from its flower to attract prey. When prey comes near, this Pokémon shoots sharp thorns from its body to bring the victim down.

Contents

Spawn rate

Biome Time Location Rate
Desert Night Land 6.498%
Desert Hills Night Land 5.718%
Desert M Night Land 5.903%
Mesa (Bryce) Night Land 3.701%

Drops

Drop Chance Quantity
Grid Cactus.pngCactus 100% 1-2
Grid Occa Berry.pngOcca Berry 50% 1

Stats

HP: 50
Attack: 85
Defense: 40
Sp. Atk: 85
Sp. Def: 40
Speed: 35
Total: 335

Type effectiveness

With Sand Veil

BugType.png DarkType.png DragonType.png ElectricType.png FairyType.png FightingType.png FireType.png FlyingType.png GhostType.png GrassType.png GroundType.png IceType.png NormalType.png PoisonType.png PsychicType.png RockType.png SteelType.png WaterType.png
½× ½× ½× ½×

With Water Absorb

BugType.png DarkType.png DragonType.png ElectricType.png FairyType.png FightingType.png FireType.png FlyingType.png GhostType.png GrassType.png GroundType.png IceType.png NormalType.png PoisonType.png PsychicType.png RockType.png SteelType.png WaterType.png
½× ½× ½×

Moves

By level

Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
011 Poison Sting PoisonType.pngPoison Physical 15 100% 35
011 Leer NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 30
044 Absorb GrassType.pngGrass Special 20 100% 25
077 Growth NormalType.pngNormal Status 20
1010 Leech Seed GrassType.pngGrass Status 90% 10
1313 Sand Attack GroundType.pngGround Status 100% 15
1616 Needle Arm GrassType.pngGrass Physical 60 100% 15
1919 Feint Attack DarkType.pngDark Physical 60 20
2222 Ingrain GrassType.pngGrass Status 20
2626 Payback DarkType.pngDark Physical 50 100% 10
3030 Spikes GroundType.pngGround Status 20
3434 Sucker Punch DarkType.pngDark Physical 80 100% 5
3838 Pin Missile BugType.pngBug Physical 25 95% 20
4242 Energy Ball GrassType.pngGrass Special 90 100% 10
4646 Cotton Spore GrassType.pngGrass Status 100% 40
5050 Sandstorm RockType.pngRock Status 10
5454 Destiny Bond GhostType.pngGhost Status 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cacnea.
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cacnea.

By TM/HM

TM Move Type Category Power Accuracy  PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic PoisonType.pngPoison Status 90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock PoisonType.pngPoison Special 65 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power
Varies
Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day FireType.pngFire Status 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration NormalType.pngNormal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 Solar Beam GrassType.pngGrass Special 120 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return NormalType.pngNormal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break FightingType.pngFighting Physical 75 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team NormalType.pngNormal Status 15
Bag TM Rock Sprite.png TM37 Sandstorm RockType.pngRock Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round NormalType.pngNormal Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball GrassType.pngGrass Special 90 100% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling DarkType.pngDark Physical 100% 10
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM66 Payback DarkType.pngDark Physical 50 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance NormalType.pngNormal Status 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab PoisonType.pngPoison Physical 80 100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot GrassType.pngGrass Special 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger NormalType.pngNormal Status 90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM96 Mega Punch NormalType.pngNormal Physical 80 85% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM101 Body Slam NormalType.pngNormal Physical 85 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM103 Double-Edge NormalType.pngNormal Physical 120 100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM108 Counter FightingType.pngFighting Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM109 Seismic Toss FightingType.pngFighting Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM115 Mimic NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM126 Dynamic Punch FightingType.pngFighting Physical 100 50% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM127 Headbutt NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM132 Snore NormalType.pngNormal Special 50 100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM134 Giga Drain GrassType.pngGrass Special 75 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM135 Endure NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM138 Mud-Slap GroundType.pngGround Special 20 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM140 Sleep Talk NormalType.pngNormal Status 10
Bag TM Electric Sprite.png TM142 Thunder Punch ElectricType.pngElectric Physical 75 100% 15
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM146 Fury Cutter BugType.pngBug Physical 40 95% 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM148 Focus Punch FightingType.pngFighting Physical 150 100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM150 Bullet Seed GrassType.pngGrass Physical 25 100% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM152 Secret Power NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM158 Drain Punch FightingType.pngFighting Physical 75 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM163 Captivate NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM164 Dark Pulse DarkType.pngDark Special 80 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM165 Natural Gift
Varies
Physical 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM167 Nature Power NormalType.pngNormal Special 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM168 Power-Up Punch FightingType.pngFighting Physical 40 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM170 Confide NormalType.pngNormal Status 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut NormalType.pngNormal Physical 50 95% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cacnea.
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cacnea.

By move tutor

Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Block NormalType.pngNormal Status 5
Low Kick FightingType.pngFighting Physical 100% 20
Role Play PsychicType.pngPsychic Status 10
Seed Bomb GrassType.pngGrass Physical 80 100% 15
Spite GhostType.pngGhost Status 100% 10
Sucker Punch DarkType.pngDark Physical 80 100% 5
Synthesis GrassType.pngGrass Status 5
Worry Seed GrassType.pngGrass Status 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cacnea.
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Cacnea.

By event move tutor

Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Encore NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 5

By breeding

 Parent   Move   Type   Category   Power   Accuracy   PP 
Oddish.pngGloom.pngBellsprout.pngWeepinbell.png Acid PoisonType.pngPoison Special 40 100% 30
Kadabra.pngAlakazam.pngDrowzee.pngHypno.png Disable NormalType.pngNormal Status 100% 20
Paras.png Fell Stinger* BugType.pngBug Physical 30 100% 25
Sunkern.pngSunflora.pngRoselia.png Grass Whistle GrassType.pngGrass Status 55% 15
Machop.pngMachoke.pngMachamp.pngElectabuzz.pngElectivire.png Low Kick FightingType.pngFighting Physical 100% 20
Mr. Mime.pngChikorita.pngBayleef.pngMeganium.pngBellossom.pngRoselia.pngTropius.pngRoserade.png Magical Leaf GrassType.pngGrass Special 60 20
Drowzee.pngHypno.pngShiftry.pngChimchar.png Nasty Plot DarkType.pngDark Status 20
Bulbasaur.pngExeggutor.pngSunkern.pngShroomish.pngBreloom.png Seed Bomb GrassType.pngGrass Physical 80 100% 15
Makuhita.pngHariyama.png Smelling Salts NormalType.pngNormal Physical 70 100% 10
Hypno.png Switcheroo DarkType.pngDark Status 100% 10
Spinda.png Teeter Dance NormalType.pngNormal Status 20
Bulbasaur.pngIvysaur.pngVenusaur.pngExeggcute.pngHoppip.pngSkiploom.pngJumpluff.pngSunkern.pngSunflora.pngShroomish.png Worry Seed GrassType.pngGrass Status 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Cacnea.
  • An asterisk (*) indicates a move that must be chain bred onto Cacnea.