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 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 25.5 kg (56.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. 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 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 134
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 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.
1BideNormalPhysical
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
14AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
18SingNormalStatus 55
22Focus EnergyNormalStatus
26SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
30X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
34ScreechNormalStatus 85
36Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
38TauntDarkStatus 100
42Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
44Sticky WebBugStatus
46Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
50Perish SongNormalStatus

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 CutterBugPhysical 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 BiteBugPhysical 60 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Heal BellNormalStatus
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Laser FocusNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
UproarNormalSpecial 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 BiteBugPhysical 60 100 Level up
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 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.
1BideNormalPhysical
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
14AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
18SingNormalStatus 55
22Focus EnergyNormalStatus
26SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
30X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
34ScreechNormalStatus 85
36Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
38TauntDarkStatus 100
42Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
44Sticky WebBugStatus
46Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
50Perish SongNormalStatus

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 CutterBugPhysical 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 BiteBugPhysical 60 100 Level up
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Kricketune sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

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

Name origin

cricket
a species of insect
tune
music