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Cacnea (Pokémon GO)

Cacnea Pokemon GO

Cacnea

#331 (Hoenn)

Best moveset for Cacnea

The best moves for Cacnea are Sucker Punch and Grass Knot when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Sucker Punch 10 dps
  Grass Knot 41.5 dps

Defense

  Sucker Punch 10 dps
  Grass Knot 41.5 dps

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Pokémon type

Grass
Vulnerable to…
Flying deals 160% damage.
Poison deals 160% damage.
Bug deals 160% damage.
Fire deals 160% damage.
Ice deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Ground deals 63% damage.
Water deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Electric deals 63% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Cacnea family. Cacnea evolves into Cacturne which costs 50 Candy.

Cacnea Raid Guide

Cacnea has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

Cacnea - Male & Female

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Cacnea, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Cacnea is a Grass Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Flying, Poison, Bug, Fire and Ice moves. Cacnea's strongest moveset is Sucker Punch & Grass Knot and it has a Max CP of 1,242. Cacnea evolves into Cacturne.

About

"Cacnea lives in arid locations such as deserts. It releases a strong aroma from its flower to attract prey. When prey comes near, this Pokémon shoots sharp thorns from its body to bring the victim down."

Best moveset for Cacnea

The best moves for Cacnea are Sucker Punch and Grass Knot when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Sucker Punch 10 dps
  Grass Knot 41.5 dps

Defense

  Sucker Punch 10 dps
  Grass Knot 41.5 dps

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What counters Cacnea?

Cacnea is a Grass type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Poison, Bug, Fire and Ice moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Cacnea are:

  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Reshiram,
  • Volcarona,
  • Chandelure,
  • Darmanitan (Standard).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Avalanche 100%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Overheat 100%
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 93%
Volcarona   Bug Bite   Overheat 89%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Overheat 88%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Fire Fang   Overheat 88%
Chandelure   Incinerate   Overheat 88%
Volcarona   Fire Spin   Overheat 87%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Ice Punch 87%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Incinerate   Overheat 86%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Cacnea

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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