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Nando's Kricketune

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
Kricketune
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.

History

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.

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

Trivia

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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Last modified on 8 February 2014, at 19:59