Nando's Kricketune

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Nando's Kricketune
ナオシのコロトック Naoshi's Korotock
Poké Ball
Nando Kricketune.png
Nando's Kricketune
Debuts in Dawn's Early Night!
Caught at Unknown
Gender Unknown
Ability Unknown
Current location With Nando
This Pokémon is fully evolved.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Kricketune Katsuyuki Konishi

Nando's Kricketune (Japanese: ナオシのコロトック Naoshi's Korotock) is a Pokémon owned by Nando. It appears to be one of Nando's signature Pokémon, along with his Roserade.


Nando and his Kricketune

Kricketune made its debut appearance in Dawn's Early Night!. It was with Nando when he planned to challenge Fantina, but due to her absence, he was unable to do so. He later entered Kricketune in the Hearthome City Pokémon Contest, where it competed in a Double Performance alongside his Sunflora. By combining their Sing and GrassWhistle moves, they put on a stunning musical performance that ensured Nando's advance to the Battle Round. Kricketune was also seen in battle against Jessilina alongside his Roselia, where it defeated her Seviper and Dustox with a powerful X-Scissor.

In A Breed Stampede!, it was revealed to have helped Nando win a Ribbon from Beach Rose Town.

At the Grand Festival with Lopunny

Kricketune next appeared in Opposites Interact!, where it was shown to have helped Nando win his second-round match in the Sinnoh Grand Festival.

In Coming Full-Festival Circle!, Nando used Kricketune as well as his Lopunny to battle Zoey's Mismagius and Leafeon. He had devised an elaborate battle strategy for the pair in which Kricketune mimicked a violinist while Lopunny danced like a ballerina. Zoey's powerful combinations forced him to fight her more directly, however, and Kricketune performed a vicious exchange of blows with Leafeon before the time ran out, resulting in Zoey's victory.

Kricketune was the final Pokémon used by Nando for his battle with Ash in League Unleashed!. It faced Ash's Heracross, and like in its battle with Leafeon, was evenly matched. After a fierce battle, Kricketune was defeated by Heracross's Horn Attack, resulting in Nando's elimination from the Lily of the Valley Conference.

Kricketune also appeared alongside Nando during the credits of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

Personality and Characteristics

Kricketune appears to be a Pokémon trusted by Nando and being used by him often. The fact that he wished to challenge Fantina with it and even used it against his final battle with Ash, while fully knowing Ash's confidence in his Pokémon, reflects his own confidence in his Kricketune. It appears to be a strong Pokémon, taking direct hits from opponents, but still standing on.

Moves used

Nando Kricketune Silver Wind.png
Using Silver Wind
Nando Kricketune Fury Cutter.png
Using Fury Cutter
Move First Used In
Sing  Dawn's Early Night!
X-Scissor Dawn's Early Night!
Swords Dance Dawn's Early Night!
Silver Wind  Coming Full-Festival Circle!
Bug Buzz Coming Full-Festival Circle!
Fury Cutter  League Unleashed!
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Moves improvised

Picture First Used In Moves Involved Partnered With
Bug Buzz Dance.png Coming Full-Festival Circle! Bug Buzz Nando's Lopunny
Description: Kricketune uses Bug Buzz and Lopunny jumps into it and starts to dance causing the Bug Buzz to connect with Lopunny giving it the impression the Lopunny is a ballerina with streamers.
Snowflakes.png Coming Full-Festival Circle! Bug Buzz and Blizzard Nando's Lopunny
Description: Kricketune uses Silver Wind, Lopunny then spins in a circle around Kricketune and uses Blizzard causing the two moves to fuse and become Snowflakes.


Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Kricketune.

Nando's Pokémon
In rotation:
407 Roserade 
192 Sunflora 
402 Kricketune 
334 Altaria 
401 Kricketot 
428 Lopunny 
348 Armaldo 

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