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Pineco Stats

Pineco highest IV stat is Def (90) and the lowest being Speed (15).

Rank Value Stat
F
50
HP
E
65
Atk
D
90
Def
F
35
Sp.Atk
F
35
Sp.Def
F
15
Speed
F
290
Total

Pineco Guide

Pineco has a 1 Defense EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Pineco is a Relaxed nature due to the highest IV stat being Defense.

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

How To Evolve Pineco in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Pineco Regular Evolution requires Level 31 to evolve into Forretress.

    Pineco Regular Evolution
  1. #258
    Pineco
  2. Evolves at level 31
  3. #259
    Forretress

The Pineco Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the Def stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Pineco
290
50
65
90
35
35
15
Stat Increase
+175
+25
+25
+50
+25
+25
+25
Forretress
465
75
90
140
60
60
40
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Where To Find Pineco Locations in Pokemon SV

Pineco has 1 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find Forretress appearing at level 45 - 56, within the Casseroya Lake location.

Pineco Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Pineco
Lv. 20
Common
40%
Forest (20%) Biome
Forretress
Lv. 45 - 56

Pineco Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

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

Pokemon SV Pineco Weakness

Pineco is a Bug Type pokemon. This will cause Pineco to take More Damage from Flying, Rock, Fire type moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Ground, Grass type moves.

Pineco Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Flying
2x
Rock
2x
Fire
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Fighting
1/2
Ground
1/2
Grass
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

What pokemon is Pineco 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 Pineco 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 Pineco in Scarlet and Violet

Pineco Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Double-Edge and TM Moves like Body Slam, and Dig.

Unlock Move Description
Lv. 34
Explosion
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
250
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Lv. 6
Self-Destruct
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
200
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Bug Buzz
Bug
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Special
Effect:
The user vibrates to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
Solar Beam
Grass
Tier:
C 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.
Lv. 45
Double-Edge
Normal
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
A reckless life-risking tackle in which the user rushes the target. This also damages the user quite a lot.

List of Pineco Moves in

Pineco can learn 14 Moves from Leveling Up and 33 TM Moves. Moves like Double-Edge which, Pineco will learn by reaching level 45. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Body Slam, Dig and Drill Run.

Pineco Level Up Moves

List of the 14 Moves Pineco can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Protect
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Lv.1
Tackle
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Lv.6
Self-Destruct
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
200
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Lv.9
Bug Bite
Bug
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks by biting the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Lv.12
Take Down
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
85
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
Lv.17
Rapid Spin
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
50
Acc:
100
PP:
40
Physical
Effect:
The user performs a spin attack that can also eliminate the effects of such moves as Bind, Wrap, and Leech Seed. This also boosts the user's Speed stat.
Lv.20
Rollout
Rock
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
30
Acc:
90
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. This attack becomes more powerful each time it hits.
Lv.23
Curse
Ghost
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
A move that has different effects depending on whether the user is a Ghost type or not.
Lv.28
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.31
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.34
Explosion
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
250
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Lv.39
Iron Defense
Steel
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
Lv.42
Gyro Ball
Steel
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user tackles the target with a high-speed spin. The slower the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.
Lv.45
Double-Edge
Normal
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
A reckless life-risking tackle in which the user rushes the target. This also damages the user quite a lot.