Ninjask

Ninjask is a Bug/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Ninja Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 291
Type Bug Flying
Species Ninja Pokémon
Height 2′07″ (0.8 m)
Weight 26.5 lbs (12.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Speed Boost
Infiltrator (hidden ability)
Local № 043 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
112 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
044 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 160
Growth Rate Erratic

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 61
232 326
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 160
292 460
Total 456 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 Ninjask.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)
(Level 20, empty spot in party, Pokéball in bag) +

Ninjask changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby NINJASK moves around at such a high speed that it cannot be seen, even while its crying can be clearly heard. For that reason, this POKéMON was long believed to be invisible.
Sapphire If NINJASK is not trained properly, it will refuse to obey the TRAINER and cry loudly continuously. Because of this quality, this POKéMON is said to be one that puts the TRAINER’s abilities to the test.
FireRed
LeafGreen
This POKéMON is so quick, it is said to be able to avoid any attack. It loves to feed on tree sap.
Emerald Because it darts about vigorously at high speed, it is very difficult to see. Hearing its distinctive cries for too long induces a headache.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
X Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.
Y Because it moves so quickly, it sometimes becomes unseeable. It congregates around tree sap.
Omega Ruby Ninjask moves around at such a high speed that it cannot be seen, even while its crying can be clearly heard. For that reason, this Pokémon was long believed to be invisible.
Alpha Sapphire If Ninjask is not trained properly, it will refuse to obey the Trainer and cry loudly continuously. Because of this quality, this Pokémon is said to be one that puts the Trainer’s abilities to the test.

Moves learned by Ninjask

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Bug BiteBug 60 100
1Double TeamNormal
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
1HardenNormal
1Sand AttackGround 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1ScreechNormal 85
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
9Sand AttackGround 100
13Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
17AgilityPsychic
23SlashNormal 70 100
29Mind ReaderNormal
35Baton PassNormal
41Swords DanceNormal
47X-ScissorBug 80 100

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double TeamNormal
Fury CutterBug 40 95
ScreechNormal 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Bug BuzzBug 90 100
EndureNormal
Feint AttackDark 60
Final GambitFighting 100
GustFlying 40 100
Night SlashDark 70 100
Silver WindBug 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
DefogFlying
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Laser FocusNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Level up
DigGround 80 100 Level up
False SwipeNormal 40 100 Level up
Metal ClawSteel 50 95 Level up
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Ninjask 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
19RoostFlying
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
89U-turnBug 70 100
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ninjask 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
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlying 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Ninjask sprites

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

Where to find Ninjask

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Nincada
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Nincada
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Nincada
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Nincada
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 Ninjask
Japanese テッカニン (Tekkanin)
German Ninjask
French Ninjask

Name origin

ninja
stealthy martial art
mask
costume, disguise