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Pineco is a Bug-type Pokémon from Johto region. It can evolve into Forretress when fed with 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Pineco - Bagworm Pokémon
Pineco hangs from a tree branch and patiently waits for prey to come along. If the Pokémon is disturbed while eating by someone shaking its tree, it drops down to the ground and explodes with no warning.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug
5 (10)
Icon Normal
5 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Steel
80 (24)
Icon Rock
70 (22)
Icon Ground
80 (20)

Evolution family

Pineco is the part of a two-member family.

101. Pineco
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  • Pineco was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Pineco is 896, however it can reach 970, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • Since July 23rd, 2017, Pineco can be hatched from 5-km Eggs with a 597 of maximal CP.
    • From February 16th, 2017 to July 23rd, 2017, Pineco used to be a possible hatchling from 10-km Eggs.
    • Between March 22nd and April 2nd, 2018, Pineco was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza event.
  • As a former 2nd tier level Raid Boss, Pineco's CP was 6,621. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 597 and 746 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Pineco was available in field research: "Evolve 3 Sunkern or Natu" during Johto Festival 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 448.
  • Shiny form of Pineco was released with the beginning of the Johto Festival on August 20th, 2018.

External links

  • Pineco page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Pineco article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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