330 #330 Flygon #332 Cacturne 332

Cacnea Cacnea #331 - Cactus Pokemon

Hear Cacnea's Cry
type Grass
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 1'4" 0.4 m
weight 113.1 lb. 51.3 kg
National: #331 | Hoenn: #119

Family Family


Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Plant | Humanshape 5,100

Moves Moves


Sand VeilIncreases evasion to 1.25× during a sandstorm.

Level-up Moves

1Poison StingPoisonPhysical1535100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
1LeerNormalNone--30100%Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
5AbsorbGrassSpecial2025100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
9GrowthNormalNone--40--Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
13Leech SeedGrassNone--1090%Seeds the target, stealing HP from it every turn.
17Sand-attackGroundNone--15100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
21Pin MissileBugPhysical142085%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
25IngrainGrassNone--20--Prevents the user from leaving battle. User regains 1/16 of its max HP every turn.
29Faint AttackDarkPhysical6020--Never misses.
33SpikesGroundNone--20--Scatters Spikes, hurting opposing Pokemon that switch in.
37Sucker PunchDarkPhysical805100%Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.
41PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
45Needle ArmGrassPhysical6015100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
49Cotton SporeGrassNone--40100%Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
53SandstormRockNone--10--Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.
57Destiny BondGhostNone--5--If the user faints this turn, the target automatically will, too.


TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM9VenoshockPoisonSpecial6510100%Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM37SandstormRockNone--10--Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM48RoundNormalSpecial6015100%Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.
TM53Energy BallGrassSpecial8010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM56FlingDarkPhysical110100%Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.
TM66PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
TM70FlashNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
TM75Swords DanceNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Attack by two stages.
TM84Poison JabPoisonPhysical8020100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM86Grass KnotGrassSpecial120100%Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM88Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
TM96Nature PowerNormalNone--20--Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.
TM97Dark PulseDarkSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
TM98Power-up PunchFightingPhysical4020100%Has a 100% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.
TM100ConfideNormalNone--20--Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.
HM1CutNormalPhysical503095%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Egg Moves

DisableNormalNone--20100%Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.
AcidPoisonSpecial4030100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
Low KickFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.
CounterFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.
DynamicpunchFightingPhysical100550%Has a 100% chance to confuse the target.
SmellingsaltNormalPhysical6010100%If the target is paralyzed, inflicts double damage and cures the paralysis.
Teeter DanceNormalNone--20100%Confuses the target.
GrasswhistleGrassNone--1555%Puts the target to sleep.
BlockNormalNone--5--Prevents the target from leaving battle.
Magical LeafGrassSpecial6020--Never misses.
Worry SeedGrassNone--10100%Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.
Seed BombGrassPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
SwitcherooDarkNone--10100%User and target swap items.
Nasty PlotDarkNone--20--Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.
BelchPoisonSpecial1201090%Can only be used after the user has eaten a berry.
RototillerGroundNone--10--Raises the Attack and Special Attack of all Grass Pokemon in battle.
Fell StingerBugPhysical3025100%Raises the user's Attack by two stages if it KOs the target.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
210 - 304210 - 304210 - 304
157 - 242175 - 269192 - 295
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
Sp. Attack85
157 - 242175 - 269192 - 295
Sp. Defense40
76 - 16185 - 17993 - 196
67 - 15275 - 16982 - 185

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
97 1,059,860 190 35 Special Attack: 1 point

Damage Taken

Normal 1x
Fighting 1x
Flying 2x
Poison 2x
Ground 0.5x
Rock 1x
Bug 2x
Ghost 1x
Steel 1x
Fire 2x
Water 0.5x
Grass 0.5x
Electric 0.5x
Psychic 1x
Ice 2x
Dragon 1x
Dark 1x
Fairy 1x

Images Images


Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2By storing water in its body, this desert dweller can survive for 30 days without water.
White 2
HeartGoldIt lives in arid locations. Its yellow flowers bloom once a year.
RubyCACNEA lives in arid locations such as deserts. It releases a strong aroma from its flower to attract prey. When prey comes near, this Pokemon shoots sharp thorns from its body to bring the victim down.
SapphireThe more arid and harsh the environment, the more pretty and fragrant a flower CACNEA grows. This Pokemon battles by wildly swinging its thorny arms.
EmeraldCACNEA live in deserts with virtually no rainfall. It battles by swinging its thick, spiked arms. Once a year, a yellow flower blooms.
FireRedIt prefers harsh environments such as deserts. It can survive for 30 days on water stored in its body.

Other Other

Name Etymology Cactus + sabonea
330 #330 Flygon #332 Cacturne 332