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.
Omega 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.
Alpha 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.

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

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Cacnea  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cacnea  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cacnea  sprite from Black & White Cacnea  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Cacnea Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cacnea Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cacnea Shiny sprite from Black & White Cacnea Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Cacnea

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 111
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 111
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 228
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 111
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game