Kricketune

Kricketune is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Cricket Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 402
Type Bug
Species Cricket Pokémon
Height 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 56.2 lbs (25.5 kg)
Abilities Swarm
Technician (hidden ability)
Local № 016 (Diamond/Pearl)
016 (Platinum)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 134
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 77
264 358
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 51
96 221
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 51
96 221
Speed 65
121 251
Total 384 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 Kricketune.

Evolution chart

(Level 10)

Kricketune changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It crosses its knifelike arms in front of its chest when it cries. It can compose melodies ad lib.
Pearl It signals its emotions with its melodies. Scientists are studying these melodic patterns.
Platinum There is a village that hosts a contest based on the amazingly variable cries of this Pokémon.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
By allowing its cry to resonate in the hollow of its belly, it produces a captivating sound.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
There is a village that hosts a contest based on the amazingly variable cries of this Pokémon.
X
Omega Ruby
It crosses its knifelike arms in front of its chest when it cries. It can compose melodies ad lib.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It signals its emotions with its melodies. Scientists are studying these melodic patterns.

Moves learned by Kricketune

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormal
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
1GrowlNormal 100
14AbsorbGrass 20 100
18SingNormal 55
22Focus EnergyNormal
26SlashNormal 70 100
30X-ScissorBug 80 100
34ScreechNormal 85
36Fell StingerBug 50 100
38TauntDark 100
42Night SlashDark 70 100
44Sticky WebBug
46Bug BuzzBug 90 100
50Perish SongNormal

Moves learnt on evolution

Kricketune learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBug 40 95

Egg moves

Kricketune does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Heal BellNormal
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Laser FocusNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
Throat ChopDark 80 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Kricketune. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBug 60 100 Level up
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Kricketune 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
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Kricketune 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormal
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
1GrowlNormal 100
14AbsorbGrass 20 100
18SingNormal 55
22Focus EnergyNormal
26SlashNormal 70 100
30X-ScissorBug 80 100
34ScreechNormal 85
36Fell StingerBug 50 100
38TauntDark 100
42Night SlashDark 70 100
44Sticky WebBug
46Bug BuzzBug 90 100
50Perish SongNormal

Moves learnt on evolution

Kricketune learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBug 40 95

Egg moves

Kricketune does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Kricketune. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Bug BiteBug 60 100 Level up
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBug 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Kricketune sprites

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

Where to find Kricketune

Diamond
Pearl
Route 206, 210, 212, 214, 215, Trophy Garden, Valor Lakefront
Platinum Route 206, Trophy Garden, Valor Lakefront
HeartGold
SoulSilver
National Park
Black
White
Dreamyard
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Kricketune
Japanese コロトック (Korotock)
German Zirpeise
French Mélokrik

Name origin

cricket
a species of insect
tune
music