Cinccino is a Normal type Pokemon introduced in Generation V. It evolves from Minccino when exposed to a Shiny Stone. Take a look below for 24 fun and interesting facts about Cinccino.
1. Cinccino is a furry, gray chinchilla-like Pokemon.
2. It has large ears located to the sides of its head, with red insides partly covered by tufts of fur.
3. Its eyes are large and brown, with a small, rounded nose.
4. Its limbs are somewhat rounded and small, and its tail is long, fluffy and incredibly white in color.
5. It also has two large long fluffs on its head that wrap around its back.
6. Cinccino uses its long fur as a scarf.
7. Its fur is coated in a special oil that repels enemy attacks, and can also be used as skin treatment.
8. Its fur feels amazing to touch, and it repels dust and prevents static electricity from building up.
9. Prior to Generation VIII, Cinccino and its pre-evolved form were the only known Pokémon capable of learning Tail Slap.
10. Due to an error, Cinccino is unable to learn Thief via TM in Pokémon Black and White, while its pre-evolved form Minccino does. This issue was later fixed in Black 2 and White 2.
11. Cinccino and its pre-evolved form were designed by Atsuko Nishida.
12. Cinccino is based on a chinchilla. Its white “hair” is very similar in appearance to high class women’s hairstyles in the early 1600s.
13. The white fur draped around its neck resembles shawls, scarfs, and boas, possibly a reference to how chinchillas are controversially hunted for their fur.
14. Cinccino and Chillaccino may be a combination of chinchilla and chino cloth. The suffix -ino or -cino is also a diminutive to denote something small.
15. A Cinccino nicknamed Cinccinoette appeared in Beauties Battling for Pride and Prestige!, under the ownership of Moira. She battled Ash’s Snivy and lost.
16. Cinccino debuted in a flashback in White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram.
17. A Cinccino appeared in Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice during the Swords of Justice legend
18. Cinccino made its main series debut in Jostling for the Junior Cup!, under the ownership of Horatio. It participated in the Pokémon World Tournament Junior Cup. Cinccino was first seen defeating Simeon’s Zebstrika, but it later went up against Cilan’s Stunfisk and lost to a Sludge Bomb.
19. A Cinccino briefly appeared in Crowning the Scalchop King!, where Ash’s Oshawott immediately fell in love with it after getting over another Oshawott nicknamed Osharina.
20. A Cinccino appeared in Mewtwo’s flashback in Genesect and the Legend Awakened.
21. A Cinccino appeared in Clash! White Hero vs Black Hero.
22. Janitor Geoff owns a Cinccino that he used to battle Black in A Direct Attack and a Daunting Defense. Its fur prevented it from being hurt by Electric-type attacks but was defeated when Black used a strategy to get around it.
23. In Big City Battles, a Cinccino was briefly seen under the ownership of one of Castelia City’s residents.
24. A Cinccino liberated by Team Plasma appeared in PS548 as one of the Pokémon stuck in N’s Castle.