Cacnea

Cacnea is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Cactus Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

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

Evolution chart

Cacnea
#331
Cacnea
Grass

(Level 32)
Cacturne
#332
Cacturne
Grass · Dark

Name origin

cactus
a desert plant
-ea
Latin suffix

Moves learned by Cacnea

Cacnea sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Cacnea

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 111
Emerald Route 111
Diamond
Pearl
Route 228
Platinum Route 228