Regular
Shiny
Cacnea
Grass Type
Cactus Pokémon
National Pokedex: #331

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Cacnea is a Grass Type Cactus Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 1 Special Attack EV Yield. Cacnea can be found with Sand Veil as an Ability; we recommend the Brave Nature, based on 335 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Cacnea Stats and Abilities

Based on Cacnea Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Cacnea Highest IV Stat is Attack (85) and the Lowest being Speed (35).

Cacnea Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
50
C
Attack
85
F
Defense
40
C
Special Attack
85
F
Special Defense
40
F
Speed
35
F
Total
335
Cacnea Details
Cacnea Detail
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
Liked Foods
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Grass
Human-Like
EV Yield1 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Cacnea Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Sand Veil
Sand Veil raises the ability-bearer's evasion by 20% in a sandstorm. It also gives immunity to sandstorm damage (if they are not already protected by being Ground/Rock/Steel type).
Hidden Ability
Water Absorb
A Pokémon with Water Absorb heals 1/4 of its maximum HP when hit by a Water-type attack.

How To Evolve Cacnea in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Cacnea requires (Level 32) to evolve into Cacturne.

Cacnea Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Cacnea
Grass Type
Level 32
Cacturne
Grass TypeDark Type
Cacnea Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Cacnea
335
50
85
85
40
40
35
Stat Change
+140
+20
+30
+30
+20
+20
+20
Cacturne
475
70
115
115
60
60
55

Where To Find Cacnea Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Cacnea in Pokemon SV.

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
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Poison
Bug
Fire
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Ground
Water
Grass
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Cacnea Weak Against?

Cacnea Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
A
Noivern
Flying Type
Dragon Type
B
Flareon
Fire Type

What pokemon is Cacnea Strong Against?

Cacnea Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
A
Magnezone
Electric Type
Steel Type
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Vaporeon
Water Type
B
Jolteon
Electric Type
B
Hippowdon
Ground Type

Best Cacnea Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in Bold
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Pokemon similar to Cacnea based on Grass Type
Similar Grass Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
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Gogoat
GRASS-Type 531 123 100 97 62 81 68
B
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Leafeon
GRASS-Type 525 65 110 60 130 65 95
B
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Tsareena
GRASS-Type 510 72 120 50 98 98 72
C
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Lilligant
GRASS-Type 480 70 60 110 75 75 90
C
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Lurantis
GRASS-Type 480 70 105 80 90 90 45
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