Cacnea (Scarlet & Violet 5)

サボネア Sabonea
Illus. Tika Matsuno
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Cacnea
Type Grass
HP 60
retreat cost
English expansion Scarlet & Violet
Rarity Common
English card no. 005/198
Japanese expansion Scarlet ex
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 001/078
Japanese Deck Grass Decidueye ex Start Deck
Japanese card no. 003/139
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Cacnea.

Cacnea (Japanese: サボネア Sabonea) is a Grass-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Scarlet & Violet expansion.

Card text

Counterattack Quills
If this Pokémon is in the Active Spot and is damaged by an attack from your opponent's Pokémon (even if this Pokémon is Knocked Out), put 3 damage counters on the Attacking Pokémon.
   Light Punch

Pokédex data

Cacnea - Cactus Pokémon
No. Height Weight
0331 1'4" (0.4 m) 113.1 lbs. (51.3 kg)
Pokédex entry
It prefers harsh environments, such as deserts. It can survive for 30 days on water stored in its body.
砂漠などの 過酷な 環境を 好む。 体内に 蓄えた 水で 30日間 生きられる。

Release information

This card was included in the Scarlet & Violet expansion, first released in the Japanese Scarlet ex expansion. It was later reprinted in the Japanese Grass Decidueye ex Start Deck.



Counterattack Quills is an Ability that first appeared on Qwilfish from Flashfire. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Scarlet. The player's house in Cabo Poco is featured in the illustration.

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