Essentials

Ninjask

The Ninja Pokémon

Ninjask

Bug Flying

Abilities

Speed Boost

Raises Speed one stage after each turn.

Hidden Ability

Infiltrator

Bypasses Light Screen, Reflect, and Safeguard.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting ¼
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ¼
  • Ground 0
  • Ice 2
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 4
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 3
National
291
Hoenn
43 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Central Kalos
112 X, Y

Names

Japanese
テッカニン (tekkanin)
Official roomaji
Tekkanin
Korean
아이스크
Chinese
鐵面忍者
French
Ninjask
German
Ninjask
Spanish
Ninjask
Italian
Ninjask

Breeding

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

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
160 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Speed
Capture rate
120 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow then very fast Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Nincada Ninjask Level up, starting at level 20
Shedinja Evolve Nincada (Shedinja will consume a Poké Ball and appear in a free party slot)

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
61
43.2 295 326
Attack
90
68.0 248 279
Defense
45
16.7 158 189
Special Attack
50
27.9 168 199
Special Defense
50
23.6 168 199
Speed
160
99.8 388 419
Total
456
53.5

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★★✯✯
Power
★✯☆
Skill
★✯☆
Stamina
★✯
Jump
★★★★★
Total
11/16/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.

Generation 6
X

Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.

Y

Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.

Sprites

Ninjask Ninjask Ninjask Ninjask

Miscellany

Species
Ninja Search:
Color
Yellow Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
forest Search:
Footprint
Ninjask
Shape
Lepidopterous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Ninjask
8

2'7.5"
0.8 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Ninjask
120

26.5 lb
12.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

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

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

Generation 3 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.
Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

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

Scratch Normal physical 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Sand Attack Ground status 15 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

5 5 5 5 5 Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

9 9 9 9 9 Sand Attack Ground status 15 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

14 14 14 14 14 Fury Swipes Normal physical 15 18 80%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

19 19 19 19 19 Mind Reader Normal status 5

Ensures that the user's next move will hit the target.

20 20 20 20 20 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

20 20 20 20 20 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.

20 20 20 20 20 Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

25 25 25 25 25 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

31 31 31 31 31 Slash Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

38 38 38 38 38 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

45 45 45 45 45 Baton Pass Normal status 40

Allows the trainer to switch out the user and pass effects along to its replacement.

52 52 52 52 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Level up, learned by Nincada but not Ninjask
25 25 25 25 25 False Swipe Normal physical 40 40 100%

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

31 31 31 31 31 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

38 38 38 38 38 Metal Claw Steel physical 35 50 95%

Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.

45 45 45 45 45 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Nincada but not Ninjask
• • • • Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

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

• • • • Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

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

• • • • • Endure Normal status 10 4

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

• • • • • Feint Attack Dark physical 20 60

Never misses.

• • Final Gambit Fighting special 5 * 100%

Inflicts damage equal to the user's remaining HP. User faints.

• • • • • Gust Flying special 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokémon in the air.

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

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

• • • • • Silver Wind Bug special 5 60 100%

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

Generation 3 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.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ominous Wind Ghost special 5 60 100%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Spite Ghost status 10 100%

Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen 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.

Generation 3 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.

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.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

19 19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

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

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

22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

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

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

28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

30 30 30 30 30 Shadow Ball Ghost special 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

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.

46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

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

Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

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 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

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 X-Scissor Bug physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

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.

89 89 89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

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.

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.

H5 Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

H5 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

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