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Cacnea Stats

Cacnea highest IV stat is Attack (85) and the lowest being Speed (35).

Rank Value Stat
F
50
HP
C
85
Atk
F
40
Def
C
85
Sp.Atk
F
40
Sp.Def
F
35
Speed
F
335
Total

Cacnea Guide

Cacnea has a 1 Special Attack EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Cacnea is a Brave nature due to the highest IV stat being Attack.

Cacnea Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Wild Material Drops
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Weak To
2x
2x
2x
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield1 Special Attack

How To Evolve Cacnea in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Cacnea Regular Evolution requires Level 32 to evolve into Cacturne.

    Cacnea Regular Evolution
  1. #252
    Cacnea
  2. Evolves at level 32
  3. #253
    Cacturne

The Cacnea Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the Atk stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Cacnea
335
50
85
40
85
40
35
Stat Increase
+140
+20
+30
+20
+30
+20
+20
Cacturne
475
70
115
60
115
60
55
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Where To Find Cacnea Locations in Pokemon SV

Cacnea has 1 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find Cacnea appearing at level 18 - 36, within the ? location.

Cacnea Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Cacnea
Lv. 20
?
Very Common
60%
Desert (90%) Biome
Cacnea
Lv. 18 - 36
?
Common
40%
Desert (20%) Biome
Cacturne
Lv. 32 - 51

Cacnea Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Cacnea has 1 Tera Raids. The Cacnea Tera Raid will be a Lv.20 2-Star Raid.

Pokemon SV Cacnea Weakness

Cacnea is a Grass Type pokemon. This will cause Cacnea to take More Damage from Flying, Poison, Bug, Fire, Ice type moves, and Less Damage from Ground, Water, Grass, Electric type moves.

Cacnea Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Flying
2x
Poison
2x
Bug
2x
Fire
2x
Ice
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Ground
1/2
Water
1/2
Grass
1/2
Electric
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

What pokemon is Cacnea Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%

What pokemon is Cacnea Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Cacnea in Scarlet and Violet

Cacnea Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Absorb and TM Moves like Energy Ball, and Giga Drain.

Unlock Move Description
Leaf Storm
Grass
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
130
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user whips up a storm of leaves around the target. The recoil from this move harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Solar Beam
Grass
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user gathers light on the first turn, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.
Energy Ball
Grass
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Giga Drain
Grass
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
75
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Seed Bomb
Grass
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by slamming a barrage of hard-shelled seeds down on the target from above.

List of Cacnea Moves in

Cacnea can learn 17 Moves from Leveling Up and 40 TM Moves. Moves like Destiny Bond which, Cacnea will learn by reaching level 54. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Energy Ball, Giga Drain and Seed Bomb.

Cacnea Level Up Moves

List of the 17 Moves Cacnea can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Leer
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user gives opposing Pokemon an intimidating leer that lowers their Defense stats.
Lv.1
Poison Sting
Poison
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
15
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
The user stabs the target with a poisonous stinger to inflict damage. This may also poison the target.
Lv.4
Absorb
Grass
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
20
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
Lv.7
Growth
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user's body grows all at once, boosting the Attack and Sp. Atk stats.
Lv.10
Leech Seed
Grass
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
90
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
A seed is planted on the target. It steals some HP from the target every turn.
Lv.13
Sand Attack
Ground
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
Sand is hurled in the target's face, lowering the target's accuracy.
Lv.16
Bullet Seed
Grass
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
25
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by forcefully shooting seeds at the target. This move hits two to five times in a row.
Lv.19
Power Trip
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
20
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user boasts its strength and attacks the target. The more the user's stats are boosted, the greater the move's power.
Lv.22
Ingrain
Grass
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user lays roots that restore its own HP every turn. Because the user is now rooted, it can't switch out.
Lv.26
Payback
Dark
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
50
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user stores power, then attacks. This move's power is doubled if the user moves after the target.
Lv.30
Spikes
Ground
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user lays a trap of spikes at the feet of the opposing team. The spikes will damage opposing Pokemon that switch into battle.
Lv.34
Sucker Punch
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
This move enables the user to attack first. This move fails if the target is not readying an attack.
Lv.38
Pin Missile
Bug
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
25
Acc:
95
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by shooting sharp spikes at the target. This move hits two to five times in a row.
Lv.42
Energy Ball
Grass
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user draws power from nature and fires it at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Lv.46
Cotton Spore
Grass
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
40
Status
Effect:
The user releases cotton-like spores that cling to opposing Pokemon. This harshly lowers their Speed stats.
Lv.50
Sandstorm
Rock
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to damage all Pokemon except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. The sandstorm also boosts the Sp. Def stats of Rock types.
Lv.54
Destiny Bond
Ghost
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
If the user is knocked out after using this move, the Pokemon that knocked it out will also faint. This move's chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.