Essentials

Kricketune

Kricketune

Bug

Abilities

Swarm

Strengthens Bug moves to inflict 1.5× damage at 1/3 max HP or less.

Hidden Ability

Technician

Strengthens moves of 60 base power or less to 1.5× their power.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground ½
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 4
National
402
Original Sinnoh
16 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
16 Platinum

Names

German
Zirpeise
Korean
귀뚤톡크
French
Mélokrik
Chinese
音箱蟀
Spanish
Kricketune
Italian
Kricketune
Japanese
コロトック (korotokku)
Official roomaji
Korotok

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Bug
Hatch counter
15 Search:
Steps to hatch
4080 / 2295

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
134 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Attack
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 4 5% Metronome Metronome
Generation 5 5% Metronome Metronome
Generation 6 5% Metronome Metronome

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Kricketot Kricketune Level up, starting at level 10

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
77
69.4 327 358
Attack
85
63.3 238 269
Defense
51
27.2 170 201
Special Attack
55
33.8 178 209
Special Defense
51
27.0 170 201
Speed
65
49.7 198 229
Total
384
36.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯☆
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★✯✯✯☆
Stamina
★✯✯
Jump
★★✯
Total
6/15/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

There is a village that hosts a contest based on the amazingly variable cries of this Pokémon.

Generation 6
X

It crosses its knifelike arms in front of its chest when it cries. It can compose melodies ad lib.

Sprites

Kricketune Kricketune Kricketune Kricketune
Kricketune Kricketune Kricketune Kricketune

Miscellany

Species
Cricket Search:
Color
Red Search:
Cry
Footprint
Kricketune
Shape
Lepidopterous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Kricketune
10

3'3.4"
1.0 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Kricketune
255

56.2 lb
25.5 kg

Locations

Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
Black Black
White White

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

Bug moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Physical moves better suit Kricketune's higher Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

10 10 10 10 10 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

14 14 14 14 14 Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

18 18 18 18 18 Sing Normal status 15 55%

Puts the target to sleep.

22 22 22 22 22 Focus Energy Normal status 30

Increases the user's chance to score a critical hit.

26 26 26 26 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

26 30 30 30 30 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

30 34 34 34 34 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

36 Fell Stinger Bug physical 25 30 100%

Raises the user's Attack by two stages if it KOs the target.

34 Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

38 38 38 38 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

42 42 42 42 Night Slash Dark physical 15 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

44 Sticky Web Bug status 20

Covers the opposing field, lowering opponents' Speed by one stage upon switching in.

46 46 46 46 Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

38 50 50 50 50 Perish Song Normal status 5

User and target both faint after three turns.

Level up, learned by Kricketot but not Kricketune
6 6 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

16 16 16 16 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heal Bell Normal status 5

Cures the entire party of major status effects.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Hyper Voice Normal special 10 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Knock Off Dark physical 25 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Uproar Normal special 10 90 100%

Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokémon cannot fall asleep in that time.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
01 01 Hone Claws Dark status 15

Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by one stage.

06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

12 12 12 Taunt Dark status 20 100%

For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.

15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

31 31 31 31 31 Brick Break Fighting physical 15 75 100%

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

54 54 54 54 54 False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

58 58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

62 62 62 Silver Wind Bug special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

68 68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

75 75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

78 78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

81 81 81 81 81 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

82 82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

87 87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

90 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 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.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

98 Power-Up Punch Fighting physical 20 40 100%

Has a 100% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

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