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Pineco (Pokémon)

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000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Girafarig
Pokémon
#{{{nextnum}}}: Forretress 000
Pineco
クヌギダマ Kunugidama
#204
130
Artwork from GSC
Type
Bug '
Category
Bagworm Pokémon
Ability
Sturdy
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,000,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#093
Hoenn
#347
Regional Browser numbers
Height
2′00″
Imperial
0.6 m
Metric
Weight
15.9 lbs.
Imperial
7.2 kg
Metric
Dex color
Gray
Catch rate
190 (24.8%)
Body style
Body01.png
Footprint
 F204.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Bug group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 60 Battle Exp.: 601*

Pineco (Japanese: クヌギダマ Kunugidama) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

It evolves into Forretress at level 31.

Biology

Physiology

Pineco is a blue pinecone-like creature with eyes.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Behavior

Pineco have the tendency to explode at random times.

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:PinecoApricornAnime.jpg
A group of Pineco on a Black Apricorn tree

Pineco first appeared in Goin' Apricorn, in which Brock captured one that later evolved into a Forretress in Entei at Your Own Risk.

In the manga

Pokémon Special

Pineco first appeared in Template:PSV. Red fights two in his aptitude test to be the Gym Leader of Viridian City.

In the TCG

Main article: Pineco (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold It likes to make its shell thicker by adding layers of tree bark. The additional weight doesn't bother it.
Silver It hangs and waits for flying insect prey to come near. It does not move about much on its own.
Crystal It spits out a fluid that it uses to glue tree bark to its body. The fluid hardens when it touches air.
Stadium 2 It likes to make its shell thicker by adding layers of tree bark. The additional weight doesn't bother it.
Generation III
Ruby 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 Template:M2 with no warning.
Sapphire 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 Template:M2 with no warning.
Emerald A Pineco hangs from a tree branch and waits for prey. While eating, if it is disturbed by someone shaking its tree, it falls on the ground and suddenly explodes.
FireRed It hangs and waits for flying insect prey to come near. It does not move about much on its own.
LeafGreen It likes to make its shell thicker by adding layers of tree bark. The additional weight doesn't bother it.
Generation IV
Diamond It looks just like a pinecone. Its shell protects it from bird Pokémon that peck it by mistake.
Pearl It looks just like a pinecone. Its shell protects it from bird Pokémon that peck it by mistake.
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 II.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
Rare Headbutt trees
Crystal
Rare Headbutt trees
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
Rare Safari Zone and Altering Cave
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
One Phenac City (Shadow)
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Dongle Routes 203, 204, and 229, Eterna Forest (Emerald)
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
Forest
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 Trozei! Endless Level 37
Endless Level 58
Forever Level 19
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Red and Blue)
Mt. Freeze (1F-5F)
Wish Cave (61F-64F)
Joyous Tower (61F-64F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
(Time and Darkness)
Mt. Horn (8F-14F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Union Road
Peril Cliffs

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 50
110 - 157 210 - 304
Attack: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Defense: 90
85 - 156 166 - 306
Sp.Atk: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Sp.Def: 35
36 - 95 67 - 185
Speed: 15
18 - 73 31 - 141
Total: 290   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

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

By leveling up

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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.
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Special moves

Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness
Shadow moves Level 20+ Purified moves
Shadow Blitz Shadow Box XD 204.png Refresh Normal
Shadow Shed Shadow Pin Missile Bug
-- Spikes Ground
-- Counter Fighting

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
Spr 2g 204.png Spr 2s 204.png Spr 2c 204.gif Spr b 2g 204.png
Spr 2g 204 s.png Spr 2s 204 s.png Spr 2c 204 s.gif Spr b 2g 204 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 204.png Spr 3e 204.png Spr 3r 204.png Spr b 3r 204.png
Spr 3r 204 s.png Spr 3e 204 s.png Spr 3r 204 s.png Spr b 3r 204 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 204.png Spr 4d 204.png Spr 4h 204.png Spr b 4d 204.png
Spr 4d 204 s.png Spr 4d 204 s.png Spr 4h 204 s.png Spr b 4d 204 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 204.png Spr 5b 204.png Spr b 5b 204.png
Spr 5b 204 s.png Spr 5b 204 s.png Spr b 5b 204 s.png
Pineco For other sprites and images, please see Pineco images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Pineco is based on a bagworm living in a pine cone. Its metallic appearance and ability to explode also links to to a hand grenade.

Name origin

Pineco's name is an abbreviation of pine cone, reflecting its pine cone-like appearance. Its Japanese name may be a combination of クヌギ kunugi, sawtooth oak and 玉 tama, ball. Its German name, Tannza, comes from Tannenzapfen. Its French name, Pomdepic, comes from pomme de pin and piquer.

In other languages

Related articles

External links

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