Pineco

Pineco is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Bagworm Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold It likes to make its shell thicker by adding layers of tree bark. The additional weight doesn't bother it.
Silver It hangs and waits for flying insect prey to come near. It does not move about much on its own.
Crystal It spits out a fluid that it uses to glue tree bark to its body. The fluid hardens when it touches air.
Ruby
Sapphire
PINECO hangs from a tree branch and patiently waits for prey to come along. If the POKéMON is disturbed while eating by someone shaking its tree, it drops down to the ground and explodes with no warning.
FireRed It hangs and waits for flying-insect prey to come near. It does not move about much on its own.
LeafGreen It likes to make its shell thicker by adding layers of tree bark. The extra weight doesn’t bother it.
Emerald A PINECO hangs from a tree branch and waits for prey. While eating, if it is disturbed by someone shaking its tree, it falls on the ground and suddenly explodes.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It looks just like a pinecone. Its shell protects it from bird Pokémon that peck it by mistake.
HeartGold It likes to make its shell thicker by adding layers of tree bark. The additional weight doesn’t bother it.
SoulSilver It hangs and waits for flying insect prey to come near. It does not move about much on its own.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It looks just like a pinecone. Its shell protects it from bird Pokémon that peck it by mistake.
X It likes to make its shell thicker by adding layers of tree bark. The additional weight doesn’t bother it.
Y It looks just like a pinecone. Its shell protects it from bird Pokémon that peck it by mistake.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Pineco hangs from a tree branch and patiently waits for prey to come along. If the Pokémon is disturbed while eating by someone shaking its tree, it drops down to the ground and explodes with no warning.

Evolution chart

Pineco
#204
Pineco
Bug

(Level 31)
Forretress
#205
Forretress
Bug · Steel

Name origin

pine cone
seed of a pine tree

Moves learned by Pineco

Pineco sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Pineco  sprite from Silver Pineco  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Pineco  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Pineco  sprite from Black & White Pineco  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Pineco Shiny sprite from Silver Pineco Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Pineco Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Pineco Shiny sprite from Black & White Pineco Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Pineco

Gold
Silver
Route 26, 27, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, Azalea Town, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage
Crystal Route 35, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, Ilex Forest
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Altering Cave, Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 203, 204, 210, 229, Eterna Forest
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 22, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 43, 47, 48, Cerulean City, Cherrygrove City, Ecruteak City, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage, National Park, New Bark Town, Pallet Town, Pewter City, Safari Zone Gate, Violet City, Viridian City
Black
White
Route 16
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Breed Forretress
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game