Minccino (Pokémon)

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Pokémon
#573: Cinccino Cinccino
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Minccino (disambiguation).
Minccino
Chinchilla Pokémon
チラーミィ
Chillarmy
#572
Minccino



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Normal Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Cute Charm or Technician Cacophony
Cacophony
Skill Link
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
25% male, 75% female
Catch rate
255 (43.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
3855 - 4111 steps
Height
1'04" 0.4 m
Minccino
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Weight
12.8 lbs. 5.8 kg
Minccino
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
60
Leveling rate
Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
Minccino
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body08.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F572.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Gray
Base friendship
70
External Links

Minccino (Japanese: チラーミィ Chillarmy) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It evolves into Cinccino when exposed to a Shiny Stone.

Biology

Minccino cleaning

Minccino is a furry, gray chinchilla-like Pokémon with scruffs of fur on its head and neck. It has large ears on the sides of its head with red insides partly covered by tufts of fur. It has large, brown eyes and a small, dot-like nose. Its limbs are somewhat rounded and small, and its ears and tail have white tips. The tail is also long and particularly furry. This tail acts like a broom as Minccino uses it to clean its den. It also brushes another Minccino with its tail to greet it. It prefers clean habitats, and it is obsessed with cleaning dirty items. It can also use its tail to perform it and its evolved form's former signature move, Tail Slap.

In the anime

In the main series

Minccino in the anime

Major appearances

Bianca's Minccino

Bianca's Minccino debuted in Minccino-Neat and Tidy!, where he was initially a wild Pokémon. He stole Ash's new Badge case in order to clean it, and ultimately got caught in one of Bianca's Poké Balls.

Other

A Minccino with the ability to Sing appeared in PK22. It would frequently sing, causing Meowth and Team Rocket's other Pokémon to fall asleep, which would make it angry and puff up, much like the roles of Jigglypuff and Marill.

Multiple Minccino appeared in There's a New Gym Leader in Town!. They were among the Pokémon at Cheren's Trainers' School scared by the loud intercom.

Minor appearances

Minccino debuted in In The Shadow of Zekrom!, under the ownership of a child. It was seen running alongside some children in the streets of Nuvema Town.

A little boy's Minccino appeared in A Connoisseur's Revenge!, where it was being examined by an S-class Pokémon Connoisseur. Multiple Trainers' Minccino were also among the Pokémon seen at a Poké Mart near Castelia City.

A Minccino appeared in Battling for the Love of Bug-Types!.

A Minccino appeared in Iris's flashback in Iris and Excadrill Against the Dragon Buster!. It was one of her many Pokémon friends as a little girl back in the Village of Dragons.

Three Minccino appeared in Gotta Catch A Roggenrola!.

A Minccino appeared in A Fishing Connoisseur in a Fishy Competition!, under the ownership of a participant in a fishing competition.

A Minccino appeared in Mannes's garden in White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram.

Multiple Minccino appeared in A Maractus Musical!.

Multiple Minccino appeared in The Lonely Deino!, under the care of a Day Care owner named Bobby.

A Trainer's Minccino made a cameo appearance in Cilan Takes Flight.

A Trainer's Minccino made a cameo appearance in Climbing the Tower of Success!.

A Minccino appeared in Clash of the Connoisseurs! as a resident of Stonesthrow Town.

A Minccino physically appeared in Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice. Multiple Minccino also appeared during the Swords of Justice legend.

A Trainer's Minccino appeared in Jostling for the Junior Cup!.

A Minccino briefly appeared in the elder's flashback in A Village Homecoming!.

A Trainer's Minccino appeared in Curtain Up, Unova League!.

A Minccino made a cameo in Mission: Defeat Your Rival!, under the ownership of Katharine.

A Minccino appeared in a flashback in Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot!.

Multiple Minccino appeared in Secrets From Out of the Fog! as some of the Pokémon living at N's hideout.

A Trainer's Minccino appeared in Cilan and the Case of the Purrloin Witness! as one of the cruise ship passengers.

A Trainer's Minccino appeared in a flashback in The Island of Illusions!, where it was seen at the Grand Spectrala Islet Pokémon Center.

A Minccino appeared in Mewtwo's flashback in Genesect and the Legend Awakened.

Two Minccino appeared in The Journalist from Another Region!, with one under the ownership of a Trainer and the other appearing in a fantasy or a flashback.

A Minccino appeared in a flashback in Survival of the Striaton Gym!.

Two Minccino appeared in Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel as residents of the Nebel Plateau.

A Trainer's Minccino appeared in Real Life...Inquire Within!, where it received treatment from Ash and his classmates at the Pokémon Center. Once they were finished, Lillie gave it back to its Trainer.

A Trainer's Minccino appeared in Battle Royal 151!, where it competed in the Battle Royal preliminary round of the Manalo Conference but ended up losing.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW013 Minccino Bianca's Pokédex Minccino, the Chinchilla Pokémon. Minccino loves shiny things and will use its tail as a brush to clean any objects that are dirty.

In Pokémon: Twilight Wings

A Trainer's Minccino appeared in Buddy.

In the manga

In the movie adaptations

A Minccino appeared in the manga adaptation of Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel as a resident of the Nebel Plateau.

In the Pocket Monsters BW: Good Partners manga

A Minccino first appeared in BWGP03, under the ownership of Mashiro.

In the Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder manga

A Minccino appeared in Clash! White Hero vs Black Hero.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Like in the games, Professor Juniper owns a Minccino. She uses her tail to help with cleaning and first appeared in Fussing and Fighting.

A Trainer's Minccino appeared in An Odd Speech and Frozen World.

A Minccino appeared as the pre-evolved form of Geoff's Cinccino in a flashback in A Direct Attack and a Daunting Defense.

A Minccino appeared in Special Delivery as one of the Pokémon competing in Nimbasa's Pokémon Musical.

A Minccino had a cameo appearance as one of the Pokémon employed by the BW Agency in Growing Pains.

A Minccino appeared in a fantasy in A Misunderstanding.

A Minccino liberated by Team Plasma appeared in PS548 as one of the Pokémon stuck in N's Castle.

A Minccino appeared in the Wild Area in the Sword & Shield chapter.

In the Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~ manga

A Minccino appeared in The White Scroll: Oichi's Worries.

A Minccino appeared in The Black Scroll: Nobunaga's Ambition.

In the TCG

Main article: Minccino (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V Unova
BW: #078
Unova
B2W2: #107
Black They greet one another by rubbing each other with their tails, which are always kept well groomed and clean.
White These Pokémon prefer a tidy habitat. They are always sweeping and dusting, using their tails as brooms.
Black 2 Minccino greet each other by grooming one another thoroughly with their tails.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X Minccino greet each other by grooming one another thoroughly with their tails.
Y These Pokémon prefer a tidy habitat. They are always sweeping and dusting, using their tails as brooms.
Omega Ruby Minccino greet each other by grooming one another thoroughly with their tails.
Alpha Sapphire These Pokémon prefer a tidy habitat. They are always sweeping and dusting, using their tails as brooms.
Generation VII Alola
USUM: #266
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Ultra Sun A clean freak that will not allow even the slightest mess, it uses its tail like a mop to thoroughly clean any and all filth.
Ultra Moon When its tail has gotten dirty from self-cleaning or from cleaning its nest, Minccino spends a whole day washing its tail in clean spring water.
Generation VIII Galar
#050
Sword The way it brushes away grime with its tail can be helpful when cleaning. But its focus on spotlessness can make cleaning more of a hassle.
Shield They pet each other with their tails as a form of greeting. Of the two, the one whose tail is fluffier is a bit more boastful.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White
Routes 5, 9, and 16, Cold Storage
Black 2
Routes 5, 9, and 16
Route 5 (Hidden Grotto)*
White 2
Routes 4, 5, 9, and 16
Route 5 (Hidden Grotto)*
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Normal)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Forest (east of Mossdeep City)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Malie City
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Route 5, Rolling Fields, East Lake Axewell, Giant's Cap

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Meadow: Trailhead Field, Seabreeze Trail, World Axle - B1F
PokéPark 2
Cove Area
Conquest
Aurora, Terrera, Yaksha, Dragnor
MD GTI
Ragged Mountain (1F-5F), Moonlit Forest (Uncharted Road), Rusty Mountain (Uncharted Road, Gilded Hall), Jaws of the Abyss (Gilded Hall), Smoking Mountain (Gilded Hall), Treat Road (1F-19F)
Rumble U
Dream Gate: Flame Dance
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Sacred Plains: Stage 6
Shuffle
Rainbow Park: Stage 46
Blau Salon: Stage 438
Rumble World
Black Realm: Blustery Grove (All Areas), Plasma Tundra: Waltzing Glade (All Areas)
Picross
Area 24: Stage 02

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black White Chesto Berry Chesto Berry (50%)
Black 2 White 2 Chesto Berry Chesto Berry (50%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
55
115 - 162 220 - 314
50
49 - 112 94 - 218
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Total:
300
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Pound Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Baby-Doll Eyes Fairy Status 0000 100100% 30
044 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00——% 20
088 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100100% 15
1212 Sing Normal Status 0000 05555% 15
1616 Charm Fairy Status 0000 100100% 20
2020 Swift Normal Special 06060 00——% 20
2424 Encore Normal Status 0000 100100% 5
2828 After You Normal Status 0000 00——% 15
3232 Tail Slap Normal Physical 02525 08585% 10
3636 Tickle Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
4040 Slam Normal Physical 08080 07575% 20
4444 Hyper Voice Normal Special 09090 100100% 10
4848 Last Resort Normal Physical 140140 100100% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Minccino
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Minccino
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM14Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM14 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM15Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM15 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM19Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM19 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 25
TM21Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM23Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM23 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM24Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM29Bag TM Fairy Sprite.png TM29 Charm Fairy Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM31Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM33Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM33 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM34Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM34 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM39Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM40Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM40 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM41Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM41 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM47Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM47 Fake Tears Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM56Bag TM Bug VI Sprite.png TM56 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM59Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM59 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM76Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM79Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM79 Retaliate Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
TM84Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM84 Tail Slap Normal Physical 02525 085}}85% 10
TR08Bag TR Electric Sprite.png TR08 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR20Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR26Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR30Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR30 Encore Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 5
TR31Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR31 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TR35Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR35 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR42Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR42 Hyper Voice Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR49Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR49 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR59Bag TR Grass Sprite.png TR59 Seed Bomb Grass Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR73Bag TR Poison Sprite.png TR73 Gunk Shot Poison Physical 120120 080}}80% 5
TR77Bag TR Grass Sprite.png TR77 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TR85Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR85 Work Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TR90Bag TR Fairy Sprite.png TR90 Play Rough Fairy Physical 09090 090}}90% 10
TR92Bag TR Fairy Sprite.png TR92 Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Minccino
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Minccino
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
WooperQuagsire Aqua Tail Water Physical 90 90% 10
SwinubPiloswineMamoswineZigzagoonLinooneCubchoo
BearticBunnelbyDiggersbyStuffulBewear
Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
Farfetch'dFarfetch'dSirfetch'dGrookeyThwackeyRillaboom Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 20
PikachuRaichuRaichuVulpixNinetalesVulpix
NinetalesPonytaRapidashPonytaRapidashRhyhorn
RhydonRhyperiorEeveeVaporeonJolteonFlareon
EspeonUmbreonLeafeonGlaceonSylveonWooper
QuagsireZigzagoonLinooneSkwovetGreedentNickit
ThievulYamperBoltundMorpeko
Tail Whip Normal Status 100% 30
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Minccino in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Minccino in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Minccino
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Minccino
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Minccino
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Minccino
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack
Defense
Speed ●●●
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2572.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
She loves to clean up the Area. She doesn't throw everything away, though. She kept the thing Trubbish dropped until she could give it back.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP572.png HP: ★★ Move: DoubleSlap
Attack: Ability 1: Mood Maker
Ability 2: Perception
Ability 3: Confidence
Defense:
Speed: ★★★
Evolves into Cinccino when its link is improved while its Warrior is equipped with a Shiny Stone
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Chacha
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Normal
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT572.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Normal
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#099
Shuffle572.png

Opportunist
Rarely increases damage.


Pokémon GO
GO572.png Base Stamina: 146 Base Attack: 96 Base Defense: 80
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Minccino Candy 50 + GO Unova Stone.png 1
Fast Attacks: Pound, Charm
Charged Attacks: Swift, Thunderbolt, Aqua Tail

Evolution

572Minccino.png
Unevolved
Minccino
 Normal 
Shiny Stone
Shiny Stone
573Cinccino.png
First evolution
Cinccino
 Normal 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 572.png Spr b 5b 572.png Spr 5b 572.png Spr b 5b 572.png
Spr 5b 572 s.png Spr b 5b 572 s.png Spr 5b 572 s.png Spr b 5b 572 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 572.png Spr b 6x 572.png Spr 6x 572.png Spr b 6x 572.png
Spr 6x 572 s.png Spr b 6x 572 s.png Spr 6x 572 s.png Spr b 6x 572 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 572.png Spr b 7s 572.png Spr 7s 572.png Spr b 7s 572.png
Spr 7s 572 s.png Spr b 7s 572 s.png Spr 7s 572 s.png Spr b 7s 572 s.png
Front Back Front Back
572MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Minccino images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Minccino is based on a chinchilla. Its tail may be based on feather dusters or brooms, as they use their tails to clean their dens.

Name origin

Minccino may be a combination of mini (referring to its miniature size), mink (an animal known for its fur and its use in women's clothing), or mince (to make smaller), and chinchilla or chino cloth. The suffix -ino or -cino is also a diminutive to denote something small.

Chillarmy is a combination of chinchilla and charm.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese チラーミィ Chillarmy From chinchilla and charm
France Flag.png French Chinchidou From chinchilla and doux
Spain Flag.png Spanish Minccino Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Picochilla From piccolo and Chinchilla
Italy Flag.png Italian Minccino Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 치라미 Chillarmy Transliteration of Japanese name
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 泡沫栗鼠 Pàomòlìshǔ From 泡沫 pàomò and 栗鼠 lìshǔ


Related articles

External links


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