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Kricketune (Pokémon)

Kricketot #401: Kricketot
Pokémon
#403: Shinx Shinx
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Kricketune (disambiguation).
Kricketune
Cricket Pokémon
コロトック
Korotock
#402
Kricketune

Kricketune

Kricketune

Kricketune
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Bug Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Blue-Striped
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Swarm Cacophony
Cacophony
Technician
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability

Mega Kricketune

Mega Kricketune Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Bug
Hatch time
4080 - 4334 steps
Height
3'03" 1.0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
56.2 lbs. 25.5 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
{{{mega}}} {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#402
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#016
Sinnoh

Unova
#000
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-083
Almia
R-030/N-042
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
159
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
134
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
0
HP
2
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body13.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{forme2}}}
Footprint
F402.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Red
Base friendship
70
External Links

Kricketune (Japanese: コロトック Korotock) is a Bug-type Pokémon.

It evolves from Kricketot starting at level 10.

Biology

Kricketune is a bipedal Pokémon with an insectoid appearance. Primarily red, there are three black, oval markings on its abdomen, a tan streak running down its neck to its belly, and a tan underside with a small, dark red marking above it. It has oval, gray eyes and a dark red, round nose. Black feelers with curled tips extend from either side of its nose, similar in appearance to a mustache. On top of its head are two antennae with conical bases, spherical centers, and long, thin tips. Kricketune has two small feet and a pair of black wings. This Pokémon’s arms are shaped similar to its antennae and are crossed over its chest when it cries. It can also allow its cry to resonate in its belly. Kricketune's melodic cry varies greatly and can be used to signal its emotions.

In the anime

Kricketune in the anime

Major appearances

Nando's Kricketune

Nando was seen battling and performing with his Kricketune in Dawn's Early Night. It also helped Nando win the Beach Rose Ribbon in A Breed Stampede!. In Coming Full-Festival Circle!, it reappeared alongside Nando's Lopunny in the Sinnoh Grand Festival in his battle against Zoey. In League Unleashed!, Nando used Kricketune, who faced off against Ash's Heracross.

Minor appearances

Kricketune made its debut in a brief cameo during the Floaroma Pokémon Contest in Settling a Not-So-Old Score!.

Kricketune is seen living in Crown City as few of its many inhabitants in Zoroark: Master of Illusions. Two of them worked with the other Pokémon in surrounding Zorua to attack him, angry at Zorua for what Zoroark did to the city. Before a fight broke out, the Kricketune, along with the other Pokémon, were calmed by Celebi.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP049 Kricketune Ash's Pokédex Kricketune, the Cricket Pokémon, and the evolved form of Kricketot. It conveys its many emotions with the melodies it composes.
This concludes the entries from the Diamond & Pearl series.

In the manga

Kricketune in Pocket Monsters DP

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Platinum was attacked by a swarm of Kricketot and Kricketune.

Two Scientists working for Team Galactic fought Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum while guarding Lake Valor. One of these scientists used a Kricketune, whose Sing quickly subdued Diamond's Torterra, Tru.

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

Three Waitresses have a Kricketune which helped cook a meal.

In the TCG

Main article: Kricketune (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond It crosses its knifelike arms in front of its chest when it cries. It can compose melodies ad lib.
Pearl It signals its emotions with its melodies. Scientists are studying these melodic patterns.
Platinum There is a village that hosts a contest based on the amazingly variable cries of this Pokémon.
HeartGold By allowing its cry to resonate in the hollow of its belly, it produces a captivating sound.
SoulSilver
Generation V
Black There is a village that hosts a contest based on the amazingly variable cries of this Pokémon.
White
Black 2 There is a village that hosts a contest based on the amazingly variable cries of this Pokémon.
White 2
Generation VI
X It crosses its knifelike arms in front of its chest when it cries. It can compose melodies ad lib.
Y It signals its emotions with its melodies. Scientists are studying these melodic patterns.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Routes 206, 210, 212, 214, and 215, Trophy Garden
Platinum
Route 206, Valor Lakefront, Trophy GardenMorningNight
HeartGold SoulSilver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)ThSa
Generation V
Black White
Dreamyard
Black 2 White 2
Trade
Generation VI
X Y
Poké Transporter

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Steam Cave (1F-8F)
Upper Steam Cave (1F-3F)
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Vien Forest
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Dangerous Cliff
Forest Temple
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest
Pokémon Rumble Blast Autumnwood: Volcanic Slope

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Diamond Pearl Metronome Metronome (5%)
Platinum
HeartGold SoulSilver Metronome Metronome (5%)
Black White Metronome Metronome (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 77
137 - 184 264 - 358
Attack: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Defense: 51
50 - 113 96 - 221
Sp.Atk: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Sp.Def: 51
50 - 113 96 - 221
Speed: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Total: 384   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
3/3 ★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
15/18 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground ½×
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
00Start Bide Normal Physical 0000 —% 10
1010 Fury Cutter Bug Physical 04040 09595% 20
1414 Leech Life Bug Physical 02020 100100% 15
1818 Sing Normal Status 0000 05555% 15
2222 Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 —% 30
2626 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
3030 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100100% 15
3434 Screech Normal Status 0000 08585% 40
3636 Fell Stinger Bug Physical 03030 100100% 25
3838 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100100% 20
4242 Night Slash Dark Physical 07070 100100% 15
4444 Sticky Web Bug Status 0000 —% 20
4646 Bug Buzz Bug Special 09090 100100% 10
5050 Perish Song Normal Status 0000 —% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Kricketune obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kricketune
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Kricketune
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM76 Struggle Bug Bug Special 05050 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM83 Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM98 Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kricketune
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Kricketune
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by breeding.
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Kricketune in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Kricketune in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kricketune
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Kricketune
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Kricketune can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Kricketune cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kricketune
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Kricketune
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation V
Other generations:
IV - VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
401 Bug BiteBW Bug Physical 60 100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kricketune
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Kricketune
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 0%
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP My HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP My HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up I leveled up.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP402.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 4.5%
IQ group: G
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Loops: 0 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Bug  Poké Assist: Bug PA.png
( Bug )
Field move: Cut 2 field move.png
(Cut ×2)
Browser entry  
It throws gooey blobs. It also attacks using sounds.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Bug  Bug Assist.png
( Bug )
Past
Electric Assist.png
( Normal )
Cut 2 field move.png
(Cut ×2)
Past
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry  
It flings gooey blobs that make Pokémon Slowed.
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
Attack Not
Available
Defense
Speed
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
None.png PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
None.png Strong: {{{Park2strong}}} Weak: {{{Park2weak}}}
PokéPark Pad entry:
This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

401Kricketot.png
Unevolved
Kricketot
 Bug 
Rare Candy
Level 10
402Kricketune.png
First evolution
Kricketune
 Bug 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Male Male Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
402MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Kricketune images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Unlike most evolved Pokémon, except in the case of baby Pokémon, it is far more common in the wild than its pre-evolution. This is due to Kricketune being available at all times of day, while Kricketot is only found at night (as well as morning in Platinum).

Origin

Kricketune appears to be based on a violin beetle, as well as crickets because they make sounds by rubbing their arms on their abdomen. Its body resembles string instruments. It also resembles music conductors, due to its mustache and wings that look like a cape.

Name origin

Kricketune is a combination of cricket and tune.

Korotock may be a combination of 蟋蟀 koorogi (cricket) and tock (onomatopoeia of a ticking clock) or a corruption of 曲 kyoku (tune).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese コロトック Korotock From 蟋蟀 koorogi and tock (onomatopoeia of a ticking clock) or a corruption of kyoku
France Flag.png French Mélokrik From mélodie and criquet
Spain Flag.png Spanish Kricketune Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Zirpeise From zirpen and Weise
Italy Flag.png Italian Kricketune Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 귀뚤톡크 Gwittultokkeu From 귀뚤귀뚤 gwuittul-gwuittul and tock


External links

Kricketot #401: Kricketot
Pokémon
#403: Shinx Shinx


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Last modified on 6 August 2014, at 09:58