Pokemon Sword and Shield Nincada is a Bug and Ground Type Trainee Pokémon, which makes it weak against , Fire, Water, Ice type moves. You can find and catch Nincada in Stony Wilderness - Area 2 with a 35% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Nincada are 31 HP, 45 Attack, 30 SP Attack, 90 Defense, 30 SP Defense, and 40 Speed.
List of Nincada Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.
Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Nincada to have is Impish, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Sp. Atk stats.
Sword Pokedex Entry
Because it lived almost entirely underground, it is nearly blind. It uses its antennae instead.
Shield Pokedex Entry
It can sometimes live underground for more than 10 years. It absorbs nutrients from the roots of trees.
Pokemon Sword and Shield Nincada Evolutions
How do i evolve Nincada in Pokemon Sword and Shield?
Pokemon Sword and Shield Nincada evolves into Ninjask when you reach Level 20. This pokemon also has 1 alternative evolutions.
Nincada Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield
Where do i find and how to get Nincada?
Nincada does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Ninjask and evolve it into Nincada. A popular spawn location you can find Ninjask is in the Stony Wilderness - Area 2 area with a 35% chance to spawn during Normal weather.
Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)
Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)
Pokemon Sword and Shield Nincada Raids
Where do i find Nincada Raids?
You can find Nincada raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, Dappled Grove, Rolling Fields.
Pokemon Sword and Shield Nincada Weakness
Nincada is a Bug and Ground Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from , Fire, Water, Ice Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Fighting, Ground, Poison, Electric type moves.
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What pokemon is Nincada Weak Against?
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What pokemon is Nincada Strong Against?
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Pokemon SW and SH Nincada Moves List
What moves can Nincada learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?
Nincada can learn the ground type move Dig at level 40. This Physical move Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Bug and Ground type +50% STAB damage.
Nincada Level Up Moves
|01||Sand Attack||Status||—||100||15||Lowers opponent's Accuracy.|
|05||Harden||Status||—||—||30||Raises user's Defense.|
|10||False Swipe||Physical||40||100||40||Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.|
|15||Mud-Slap||Special||30||100||10||Lowers opponent's Accuracy.|
|21||Absorb||Special||20||100||25||User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.|
|25||Metal Claw||Physical||50||95||35||May raise user's Attack.|
|30||Fury Swipes||Physical||18||80||15||Hits 2-5 times in one turn.|
|35||Mind Reader||Status||—||—||5||User's next attack is guaranteed to hit.|
|40||Dig||Physical||120||100||10||Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.|
TM Moves Nincada can learn
|TM11||Solar Beam||Special||120||100||10||Charges on first turn, attacks on second.|
|TM15||Dig||Physical||120||100||10||Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.|
|TM21||Rest||Status||—||—||10||User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.|
|TM24||Snore||Special||50||100||15||Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.|
|TM25||Protect||Status||—||—||10||Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.|
|TM28||Giga Drain||Special||75||100||10||User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.|
|TM32||Sandstorm||Status||—||—||10||Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.|
|TM34||Sunny Day||Status||—||—||5||Makes it sunny for 5 turns.|
|TM39||Facade||Physical||70||100||20||Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.|
|TM76||Round||Special||60||100||15||Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.|
|TM94||False Swipe||Physical||40||100||40||Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.|
Nincada TR Moves
|TR18||Leech Life||Physical||120||100||10||User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.|
|TR20||Substitute||Status||—||—||10||Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.|
|TR26||Endure||Status||—||—||10||Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.|
|TR27||Sleep Talk||Status||—||—||10||User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.|
|TR33||Shadow Ball||Special||80||100||15||May lower opponent's Special Defense.|
|TR61||Bug Buzz||Special||135||100||10||May lower opponent's Special Defense.|