Essentials

Pineco

Pineco

Bug

Abilities

Sturdy

Prevents being KOed from full HP, leaving 1 HP instead. Protects against the one-hit KO moves regardless of HP.

Hidden Ability

Overcoat

Protects against damage from weather.

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 2
National
204
Original Johto
93 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
93 HeartGold, SoulSilver

Names

Chinese
榛果球
Spanish
Pineco
Korean
피콘
French
Pomdepik
German
Tannza
Italian
Pineco
Japanese
クヌギダマ (kunugidama)
Official roomaji
Kunugidama

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Bug
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
58 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Defense
Capture rate
190 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

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

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Pineco Forretress Level up, starting at level 31

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
50
22.9 273 304
Attack
65
37.9 198 229
Defense
90
76.0 248 279
Special Attack
35
9.4 138 169
Special Defense
35
6.5 138 169
Speed
15
1.2 98 129
Total
290
11.2

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯☆
Power
★✯☆☆☆
Skill
★✯✯☆
Stamina
★✯✯☆☆
Jump
★★✯
Total
6/13/20

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It looks just like a pinecone. Its shell protects it from bird Pokémon that peck it by mistake.

Generation 6
X

It likes to make its shell thicker by adding layers of tree bark. The additional weight doesn’t bother it.

Y

It looks just like a pinecone. Its shell protects it from bird Pokémon that peck it by mistake.

Sprites

Pineco Pineco Pineco Pineco

Miscellany

Species
Bagworm Search:
Color
Gray Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
forest Search:
Footprint
Pineco
Shape
Pomaceous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Pineco
6

1'11.6"
0.6 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Pineco
72

15.9 lb
7.2 kg

Locations

Emerald Emerald
FireRed FireRed
LeafGreen LeafGreen
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
50
Rate
30

Moves

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

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

Generation 2 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.
Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

8 8 6 6 6 6 6 Self-Destruct Normal physical 5 200 100%

User faints.

9 9 9 9 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

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

15 15 9 12 12 12 12 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

22 22 12 17 17 17 17 Rapid Spin Normal physical 40 20 100%

Frees the user from binding moves, removes Leech Seed, and blows away Spikes.

29 29 17 20 20 20 20 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

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

20 23 23 23 23 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

23 28 28 28 28 Spikes Ground status 20

Scatters Spikes, hurting opposing Pokémon that switch in.

28 31 31 31 31 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

36 36 31 34 34 34 34 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

43 43 Spikes Ground status 20

Scatters Spikes, hurting opposing Pokémon that switch in.

34 39 39 39 39 Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

39 42 42 42 42 Gyro Ball Steel physical 5 * 100%

Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.

50 50 42 45 45 45 45 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Generation 2 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.
• • • • • • Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

• • • • • Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • Endure Normal status 10 4

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

• • • • • • • Flail Normal physical 15 * 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.

• • • • • • • Pin Missile Bug physical 20 25 95%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

• • • Power Trick Psychic status 10

User swaps Attack and Defense.

• • • • • Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

• • • • • Revenge Fighting physical 10 60 100% -4

Inflicts double damage if the user takes damage before attacking this turn.

• • • • • • Sand Tomb Ground physical 15 35 85%

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

• • Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

• • • • • • • Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

• • • • • Toxic Spikes Poison status 20

Scatters poisoned spikes, poisoning opposing Pokémon that switch in.

Generation 2 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 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

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 Counter Fighting physical 20 * 100% -5

Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

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 Drill Run Ground physical 10 80 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

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 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

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 Gravity Psychic status 5

Disables moves and immunities that involve flying or levitating for five turns.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

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 Pain Split Normal status 20

Sets the user's and targets's HP to the average of their current HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Self-Destruct Normal physical 5 200 100%

User faints.

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 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

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.

Generation 2 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.
02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

04 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

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

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 09 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

08 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

10 10 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 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

16 16 16 16 16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

12 Sweet Scent Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

19 19 19 19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

21 21 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 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

26 26 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

27 27 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 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

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

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

40 Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

33 33 33 33 33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

37 37 37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

39 39 39 39 39 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

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

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

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

43 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 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 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.

58 58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

64 64 64 64 64 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

66 66 66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

74 74 74 74 74 Gyro Ball Steel physical 5 * 100%

Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.

76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

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

78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

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

76 76 76 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

78 78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

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

80 80 80 80 80 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

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

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H6 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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