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Bianca's Minccino

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Bianca's Minccino
ベルのチラーミィ Bel's Chillarmy
Poké Ball
Bianca Minccino.png
Bianca's Minccino
Debuts in Minccino—Neat and Tidy!
Caught at Route 3
Gender Male
Ability Unknown
Current location With Bianca
Minccino
This Pokémon has not evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Minccino Mai Aizawa Michele Knotz

Bianca's Minccino (Japanese: ベルのチラーミィ Bel's Chillarmy) is the first Pokémon captured by Bianca in the wild, and her second overall.

History

Bianca's Minccino first appeared stealing a Badge case Bianca was delivering to Ash in order to clean it. Bianca, thinking that Minccino was as cute as can be, sent out her Pignite to battle him in hopes of capturing him. He was able to dodge some of Pignite's powerful moves and used Hyper Voice and Tickle, and Pignite had to be returned. Ash was about to send his Pikachu to battle the Minccino when Oshawott came out of his Poké Ball to battle him instead. Minccino dodged Oshawott's Tackle and evaded his Razor Shell before defeating him with a combination of Tickle and DoubleSlap. He then proceeded to run away, with Ash's Badge case in tow.

Bianca and Minccino

Bianca then tried tempting Minccino with a cloche and a dirty spoon that she "borrowed" from Cilan which seemed to work, but Minccino just carried the cloche away, much to Cilan's dismay. They found where Minccino was hiding and Ash sent out Snivy, who used Attract, but Minccino used Attract back, forcing Ash to recall Snivy. This also confirmed that Minccino was male, as his Attract worked on Snivy, who was female. Pikachu battled last, and the pair seemed to be equally matched. Minccino used his Tickle-Hyper Voice combination, but Pikachu used Thunderbolt, which dazed Minccino. Bianca then managed to catch him when he attempted to clean her dirty Poké Ball.

Bianca called upon Minccino's help in Emolga the Irresistible! where she wished to catch an Emolga. He seemed to be gaining the upper hand when Emolga suddenly attacked with Discharge. Both Pokémon used Attract on each other and the two attacks clashed until Emolga's pushed through. He would have been affected by it but Oshawott jumped in the way and took the hit for him. In Emolga and the New Volt Switch!, he battled the same Emolga which was now under the ownership of Iris. When he was gaining the upper hand, she used Volt Switch and swapped places with Cilan's Pansage who was in the middle of taking a nap in his Poké Ball. He was angered when he was hit by Minccino's Hyper Voice and knocked him out with a single SolarBeam.

Minccino was seen again in Cilan Versus Trip, Ash Versus Georgia! when Bianca used him in the Club Battle tournament. He went up against Stephan's Zebstrika. Despite putting up a good fight, he was defeated by a powerful Stomp attack, knocking Bianca out of the tournament.

Bianca used Minccino against Elesa for her Gym Battle in Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader!. Like Shelmet before him, Minccino was quickly defeated by Elesa's Zebstrika, even with his newly learned Swift attack.

Minccino was revealed to have learned Thunderbolt in Crisis at Chargestone Cave!. Bianca ordered him to use his new move on a tree to lure a group of wild Galvantula away and to use Swift, which knocked some Oran berries out of the tree and onto the Galvantula, knocking them out briefly. Minccino and Pikachu were soon wrapped up by Galvantula's String Shot and taken from their Trainers to Galvantula and Joltik's nest. The two Pokémon were told that the Joltik needed to absorb electricity in order to built up their strength, so they both helped them out by using Thunderbolt on them. Later, Minccino joined Cilan's Dwebble, Iris's Excadrill and Pikachu in battling Team Rocket.

Bianca's Minccino made a cameo appearance in Let's Join Hands.

Personality and characteristics

Minccino cleaning with his tail

Like many Minccino, Bianca's Minccino has a thing for cleanliness. He'll take things that don't belong to him in order to make them clean. He himself also doesn't like to be dirty and will clean himself off with his tail if he does. Minccino can also be considerate of other Pokémon, as seen in Crisis at Chargestone Cave! where he played with a group of Joltik and also helped nourish them with his Thunderbolt's electricity.

Moves used

Bianca Minccino Tickle.png
Using Tickle
Bianca Minccino DoubleSlap.png
Using DoubleSlap
Move First Used In
Hyper Voice Minccino—Neat and Tidy!
Tickle Minccino—Neat and Tidy!
DoubleSlap Minccino—Neat and Tidy!
Attract Minccino—Neat and Tidy!
Swift  Enter Elesa, Electrifying Gym Leader!
Thunderbolt  Crisis at Chargestone Cave!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Minccino.


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