Regular
Shiny
Cacturne
Grass Type
Dark Type
Scarecrow Pokémon
National Pokedex: #332

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Cacturne is a Grass and Dark Type Scarecrow Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack EV Yield. Cacturne can be found with Sand Veil as an Ability; we recommend the Brave Nature, based on 475 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Cacturne Stats and Abilities

Based on Cacturne Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Cacturne Highest IV Stat is Attack (115) and the Lowest being Speed (55).

Cacturne Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
70
S
Attack
115
E
Defense
60
S
Special Attack
115
E
Special Defense
60
F
Speed
55
C
Total
475
Cacturne Details
Cacturne Detail
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
Liked Foods
Catch Rate60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Grass
Human-Like
EV Yield1 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Cacturne 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 Cacturne in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Cacnea requires (Level 32) to evolve into Cacturne.

Cacturne Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Cacnea
Grass Type
Level 32
Cacturne
Grass TypeDark Type
Cacturne 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 Cacturne Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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

Pokemon SV Cacturne Weakness

Cacturne is a Grass and Dark Type pokemon. This will cause Cacturne to take More Damage from Flying, Poison, Fire, Ice, Fighting, Fairy, Bug Type Moves, and Less Damage from Ground, Water, Grass, Electric, Ghost, Dark, Psychic Type moves.

Cacturne Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Bug
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Poison
Fire
Ice
Fighting
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Ground
Water
Grass
Electric
Ghost
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Psychic

What pokemon is Cacturne Weak Against?

Cacturne Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Dragonite
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Salamence
Dragon Type
Flying Type
S
Arcanine
Fire Type
A
Florges
Fairy Type
A
Noivern
Flying Type
Dragon Type

What pokemon is Cacturne Strong Against?

Cacturne Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
S
Hydreigon
Dark Type
Dragon Type
A
Magnezone
Electric Type
Steel Type
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Vaporeon
Water Type

Best Cacturne 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 Cacturne based on Grass Type
Similar Grass Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
A
Gogoat-Pokemon-Image
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
Tsareena-Pokemon-Image
Tsareena
GRASS-Type 510 72 120 50 98 98 72
C
Lilligant-Pokemon-Image
Lilligant
GRASS-Type 480 70 60 110 75 75 90
C
Lurantis-Pokemon-Image
Lurantis
GRASS-Type 480 70 105 80 90 90 45
Pokemon similar to Cacturne based on Dark Type
Similar Dark Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Tyranitar-Pokemon-Image
Tyranitar
ROCK-Type DARK-Type 600 100 134 95 110 100 61
S
Hydreigon-Pokemon-Image
Hydreigon
DARK-Type DRAGON-Type 600 92 105 125 90 90 98
B
Umbreon-Pokemon-Image
Umbreon
DARK-Type 525 95 65 60 110 130 65
B
Zoroark-Pokemon-Image
Zoroark
DARK-Type 510 60 105 120 60 60 105
B
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Honchkrow
DARK-Type FLYING-Type 505 100 125 105 52 52 71
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