Nincada Raid Guide

Nincada Raid guide

Bug  /  Ground

Nincada is an easy Tier 1 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 2763. You can solo Nincada raids without any problem at all. Nincada is vulnerable to Flying, Rock, Fire type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Ho-Oh, Tyranitar, Heatran, Terrakion, Volcanion.

Nincada can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 499 - 549 CP during Rainy and Sunny / clear weather conditions.
  • 399 - 439 CP during other weather conditions.

Nincada is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was August 18, 2022. Shiny Nincada is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Nincada raids will be boosted during Rainy and Sunny / clear weather conditions.

Bug type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Flying
Double damage to: Grass
Half damage from: Fighting
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: -
No damage to: -

Nincada Raid Counters

  • Ho-Oh

    Ho-Oh is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Brave Bird   Fire Blast   and fast moves: Incinerate   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Tyranitar

    Tyranitar is a Rock, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Stone Edge   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Heatran

    Heatran is a Fire, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   Stone Edge   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Terrakion

    Terrakion is a Rock, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Entei

    Entei is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flame Charge   Flamethrower   Overheat   and fast moves: Fire Fang   Fire Spin   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Moltres

    Moltres is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Fire Blast   Heat Wave   Overheat   and fast moves: Fire Spin   Wing Attack   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Rampardos

    Rampardos is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Flamethrower   Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Gigalith

    Gigalith is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Tornadus

    Tornadus is a Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Hurricane   and fast moves: Air Slash   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Tyrantrum

    Tyrantrum is a Rock, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Victini

    Victini is a Fire, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Overheat   which is effective against Nincada.

  • Regirock

    Regirock is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Archeops

    Archeops is a Rock, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   and fast moves: Wing Attack   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Magmortar

    Magmortar is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Fire Punch   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Golem

    Golem is a Rock, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Rock Blast   Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Flareon

    Flareon is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   Overheat   and fast moves: Ember   Fire Spin   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Delphox

    Delphox is a Fire, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flame Charge   Flamethrower   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Emboar

    Emboar is a Fire, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Flame Charge   Heat Wave   Rock Slide   and fast moves: Ember   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Arcanine

    Arcanine is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   and fast moves: Fire Fang   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Aurorus

    Aurorus is a Rock, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Typhlosion

    Typhlosion is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Overheat   and fast moves: Ember   Incinerate   which are effective against Nincada.

  • Charizard

    Charizard is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Overheat   and fast moves: Air Slash   Fire Spin   which are effective against Nincada.

Nincada moves set

Nincada will use below moves during the battle.

Aerial Ace Charged Flying 22.9
Bug Bite Fast Bug 10.0
Bug Buzz Charged Bug 24.3
Night Slash Charged Dark 22.7
Scratch Fast Normal 12.0

Nincada raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Nincada moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Nincada.

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Night Slash Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Scratch Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Bug Bite
Boosts Bug Buzz
Bug Bite is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Bug Bite is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Bug Bite is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Bug Buzz is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Bug Buzz is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Bug Buzz is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Aerial Ace Aerial Ace is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Bug Buzz is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Bug Buzz is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Bug Buzz is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Bug Buzz is bad for Flying type Pokemon

Nincada stats

Attack: 57
Defence: 84
HP: 600
Max CP (level 50): 781
Max HP (level 50): 65

Shiny Nincada

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Nincada if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Nincada can be around 1%.

Raid events