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Cacnea is well adapted to the harsh desert environment. It can store water for almost up to a month, which is especially useful for its habitat. When it battles, it is known to swing its arms wildly in hopes of stinging its opponent with one of the poisonous spikes in its arms.
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Cacnea is well adapted to the harsh desert environment. It can store water for almost up to a month, which is especially useful for its habitat. When it battles, it is known to swing its arms wildly in hopes of stinging its opponent with one of the sharp thorns in its arms.
   
 
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Revision as of 23:00, 12 August 2008

000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Flygon
Pokémon
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Cacnea
サボネア Sabonea
#331
331Cacnea.png
Artwork from R/S/E
Type
Grass '
Category
Cactus Pokémon
Ability
Sand Veil
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Hoenn
#119
Regional Browser numbers
Height
1′04″
Imperial
0.4 m
Metric
Weight
113.1 lbs.
Imperial
51.3 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
190 (24.8%)
Body style
Body12.png
Footprint
 F331.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Plant and
Humanshape groups
1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 97 Battle Exp.: 971*

Cacnea (Japanese: サボネア Sabonea) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

Cacnea comes with the ability Sand Veil, which increases evasion by 20% in a sandstorm and prevents it from being harmed by it.

Cacnea evolves into Cacturne starting at Level 32.

Biology

Physiology

Cacnea are round, green Pokémon that are primarily found in deserts and other arid environments. It has to stubby, cone-shaped feet. Cacnea has three dark green rhombus shapes below its face. There is also a yellow flower bud on top of Cacnea's head. Cacnea has two club-like arms that are dotted with spikes.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Aside from its numerous poison abilities, Cacnea also carries Sand Veil. In a Sandstorm, Cacnea's ability to avoid attacks is raised, giving it a sort of home field advantage.

Cacnea, and its evolution, Cacturne, are the only known Pokémon that learn Needle Arm.

Behavior

Cacnea is well adapted to the harsh desert environment. It can store water for almost up to a month, which is especially useful for its habitat. When it battles, it is known to swing its arms wildly in hopes of stinging its opponent with one of the sharp thorns in its arms.

Habitat

Cacnea lives in the desert.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Kojirotosabonea.jpg
James receiving a painful hug from his Cacnea

Cacnea first appeared in A Poached Ego. It became James's Pokémon after his Weezing and Arbok left to protect a bunch of Ekans and Koffing that were freed from a Pokémon Poacher. In Once There Were Greenfields, James gave Cacnea to Gardenia.

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Cacnea (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby 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 Template:M2 from its body to bring the victim down.
Sapphire The more arid and harsh the environment, the more pretty and fragrant a flower Cacnea grows. This Pokémon battles by wildly swinging its Template:M2.
Emerald Cacnea live in deserts with virtually no rainfall. It battles by swinging its thick, Template:M2. Once a year, a yellow flower blooms.
FireRed It prefers harsh environments such as deserts. It can survive for 30 days on water stored in its body.
LeafGreen It prefers harsh environments such as deserts. It can survive for 30 days on water stored in its body.
Generation IV
Diamond By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
Pearl By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Uncommon Route 111
Emerald
Rare Route 111
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Uncommon Route 228
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Mountain
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire Wilderness (Sapphire Field)
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 5
Forever Level 5
Pair Trozei
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Mt. Thunder (1F-4F)
Joyous Tower (33F-35F)
Oddity Cave (B1-B4)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Habura Desert

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Defense: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Atk: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Sp.Def: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Speed: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Total: 335   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

By leveling up

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By TM/HM

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By breeding

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By tutoring

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|- style="background:#9DC1B7" | colspan="13" | Bold indicates a move that gets STAB
Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only from an evolution of this Pokémon
A colored initial indicates that the move is not available to be tutored in this game,
while a colored background indicates that the move is available.
|} |}

Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Template:Evobox/1

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 331.png Spr 3e 331.png Spr 3r 331.png Spr b 3r 331.png
Spr 3r 331 s.png Spr 3e 331 s.png Spr 3r 331 s.png Spr b 3r 331 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 331.png Spr 4d 331.png Spr 4d 331.png Spr b 4d 331.png
Spr 4d 331 s.png Spr 4d 331 s.png Spr 4d 331 s.png Spr b 4d 331 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 331.png Spr 5b 331.png Spr b 5b 331.png
Spr 5b 331 s.png Spr 5b 331 s.png Spr b 5b 331 s.png
Cacnea For other sprites and images, please see Cacnea images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

It is based on a cactus. It can also resemble a Halloween Jack-o-lantern. This is made even more apparent in that its shiny form is orange.

Name origin

Cacnea's name is based on cactus. Its Japanese name is based on 仙人掌 saboten, cactus. Nea may come from needle.

In other languages

Related articles

External links

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