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)
016 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
040 (Legends: Arceus)

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.
Brilliant Diamond It crosses its knifelike arms in front of its chest when it cries. It can compose melodies ad lib.
Shining Pearl It signals its emotions with its melodies. Scientists are studying these melodic patterns.
Legends: Arceus It uses its cutlass-like arms to produce sound, the melody of which varies from individual to individual. It is a worthwhile endeavor to seek out one’s favorite tunes.

Moves learned by Kricketune

Moves learnt by level up

Kricketune learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100
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 Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95

Egg moves

Kricketune does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by TM

Kricketune is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Kricketune learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
5TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
9Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
15SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
21Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
29X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
37Swords DanceNormalStatus
47Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100

Move Tutor moves

Kricketune can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
Focus EnergyNormalStatus
Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
RestPsychicStatus
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100

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 Kricketune  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Kricketune Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Kricketune Shiny sprite from Black & White Kricketune Shiny sprite from X & Y Kricketune Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

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
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 206, 210, 212, 214, 215, Trophy Garden, Valor Lakefront
Legends: Arceus Nature’s Pantry, Cloudpool Ridge, Golden Lowlands

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