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 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 12.0 kg (26.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Speed Boost
Infiltrator (hidden ability)
Local № 043 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
112 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
044 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
105 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (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.
Sword Its cry leaves a lasting headache if heard for too long. It moves so quickly that it is almost invisible.
Shield This Pokémon is so quick, it is said to be able to avoid any attack. It loves to feed on tree sap.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Because they move so quickly, they sometimes become unseeable. They congregate around tree sap.

Moves learned by Ninjask

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
1Baton PassNormalStatus
1DigGroundPhysical 80 100
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1HardenNormalStatus
1Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
1Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1ScreechNormalStatus 85
15AgilityPsychicStatus
23AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
29Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
36Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
43Mind ReaderNormalStatus
50SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
57Swords DanceNormalStatus
64X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Ninjask learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double TeamNormalStatus
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
ScreechNormalStatus 85

Egg moves

Ninjask learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Ninjask egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

Ninjask cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by level up

Ninjask learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
1Baton PassNormalStatus
1DigGroundPhysical 80 100
1Double TeamNormalStatus
1False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1HardenNormalStatus
1Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
1Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1ScreechNormalStatus 85
15AgilityPsychicStatus
23AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
29Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
36Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
43Mind ReaderNormalStatus
50SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
57Swords DanceNormalStatus
64X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Ninjask learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Double TeamNormalStatus
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
ScreechNormalStatus 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Ninjask can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Ninjask is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Ninjask is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
00Swords DanceNormalStatus
12AgilityPsychicStatus
18Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
29Baton PassNormalStatus
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
35UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
60X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
61Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100

Ninjask sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Ninjask  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ninjask  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ninjask  sprite from Black & White Ninjask  sprite from X & Y Ninjask  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Stony Wilderness
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Evolve Nincada

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Ninjask
Japanese テッカニン (Tekkanin)
German Ninjask
French Ninjask

Name origin

ninja
stealthy martial art
mask
costume, disguise