Question for Pokemon Gold

AdrianTresk asks: Added Feb 6th 2007, ID #77073

Question for Pokemon Gold

I happened to knock a Pineco out of a tree during my first ever Tree-Headbutt when I was standing right next to the guy that gives you the move in Ilex Forest, but unfortunately I was completely unprepared for it and it blew itself up in my face on the first move.

I do have a strategy to stop that from happening next time involving seaching using a similar level Gastly which I would use to put the Pineco to sleep and then use 'Lick' to chip away at it's health, or else I'd use a Hypno's Disable move and hope for the best. My only problem is that ever since that first encounter (nearly a weeks worth of searching), I've never run into another one.

The question is: Where is the best place to find a Pineco (i.e. Where do they show up the most)? Is it a very rare creature, and are there any further tips for a successful capture, such as; What would be a decent poke-ball for the job? Please be specific. and get
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cyber_john3000 answered:
Added 6th Feb 2007, ID #171015
Look up at your pokedex and see wher Pineco appear's most of the time
Evee answered:
Added 9th Feb 2007, ID #171375
The best place to look would be your pokedex!
Wakemy answered:
Added 16th Mar 2007, ID #176319
Yes I know what your talking about. It was my first Pokemon to knock a Pokemon of a tree too. Mines did not explode though. The first time you see will sadly be your last.i completed the game and I kept on trying to get a pineco (i made the first pineco faint cause I did not know it evolveds into a fortress)and I could not find one at all. Sorry that it exploded.
Guest answered:
Added 30th Aug 2010, ID #353024
i cant even find 1 and i have never seen it before
Sailish answered:
Added 21st Sep 2011, ID #442043
Before using pokeball press shift+f1 and then throw pokeball.if not catches,then press f1 then it goe to the previous position so try it out.I caught ho oh with pokeball with the same move.....

Guest answered:
Added 18th Aug 2012, ID #533284
In the forest near azela town there is a tree to the south west of where you meet the kimono girl there (in between cliffs go as far west as possible tthen take 2 steps down,2 steps west,,then 5 down n face the tree then headbutt) I found 6 in a row highest being lvl 8

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