Carnivine

Carnivine is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Bug Catcher Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 455
Type Grass
Species Bug Catcher Pokémon
Height 4′07″ (1.4 m)
Weight 59.5 lbs (27.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Levitate
Local № 131 (Diamond/Pearl)
131 (Platinum)
289 (Black 2/White 2)
029 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 200 (26.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 159
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 74
258 352
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 72
134 267
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 72
134 267
Speed 46
87 210
Total 454 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Carnivine.

Evolution chart

Carnivine changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It attracts prey with its sweet-smelling saliva, then chomps down. It takes a whole day to eat prey.
Pearl Hanging from branches using its tentacles, it looks like a plant. It awaits prey, mouth wide open.
Platinum It binds itself to trees in marshes. It attracts prey with its sweet-smelling drool and gulps them down.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It walks around on its tentacles in search of a tree branch where it can dangle down and ambush prey.
Black
White
It binds itself to trees in marshes. It attracts prey with its sweet-smelling drool and gulps them down.
Black 2
White 2
Using its tentacles to lash itself to trees, it lies in wait for prey, luring it close with sweet-smelling drool.
X
Omega Ruby
It attracts prey with its sweet-smelling saliva, then chomps down. It takes a whole day to eat prey.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It binds itself to trees in marshes. It attracts prey with its sweet-smelling drool and gulps them down.

Moves learned by Carnivine

Moves learnt by level up

Carnivine learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BindNormal 15 85
1GrowthNormal
7BiteDark 60 100
11Vine WhipGrass 45 100
17Sweet ScentNormal
21IngrainGrass
27Feint AttackDark 60
31Leaf TornadoGrass 65 90
37Spit UpNormal 100
37StockpileNormal
37SwallowNormal
41CrunchDark 80 100
47Wring OutNormal 100
50Power WhipGrass 120 85

Egg moves

Carnivine learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Carnivine egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid SprayPoison 40 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Leech SeedGrass 90
Magical LeafGrass 60
Rage PowderBug
Razor LeafGrass 55 95
SlamNormal 80 75
Sleep PowderGrass 75
Stun SporeGrass 75
SynthesisGrass
Worry SeedGrass 100

Move Tutor moves

Carnivine can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BindNormal 15 85
Bug BiteBug 60 100
DefogFlying
Gastro AcidPoison 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Throat ChopDark 80 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

Carnivine is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Carnivine can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Carnivine does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Carnivine does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Carnivine sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Carnivine  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Carnivine  sprite from Black & White Carnivine  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Carnivine Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Carnivine Shiny sprite from Black & White Carnivine Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Carnivine

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Ilex Forest, Viridian Forest
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Route 18
X
Y
Route 14, 19
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Carnivine
Japanese マスキッパ (Muskippa)
German Venuflibis
French Vortente

Name origin

carnivore
meat-eating creature
vine
long strands of a plant