Cubone

Cubone is a Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Lonely Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Because it never removes its skull helmet, no one has ever seen this POKéMON's real face.
Yellow Wears the skull of its deceased mother. Its cries echo inside the skull and come out as a sad melody.
Gold If it is sad or lonely, the skull it wears shakes, and emits a plaintive and mournful sound.
Silver It always wears the skull of its dead mother, so no one has any idea what its hidden face looks like.
Crystal It lost its mother after its birth. It wears its mother's skull, never revealing its true face.
Ruby
Sapphire
CUBONE pines for the mother it will never see again. Seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries. The stains on the skull the POKéMON wears are made by the tears it sheds.
FireRed It wears the skull of its dead mother on its head. When it becomes lonesome, it is said to cry loudly.
LeafGreen Because it never removes its skull helmet, no one has ever seen this POKéMON’s real face.
Emerald It pines for the mother it will never see again. Seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries. The stains on the skull it wears are from its tears.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
HeartGold If it is sad or lonely, the skull it wears shakes and emits a plaintive and mournful sound.
SoulSilver It always wears the skull of its dead mother, so no one has any idea what its hidden face looks like.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
X It wears the skull of its dead mother on its head. When it becomes lonesome, it is said to cry loudly.
Y It always wears the skull of its dead mother, so no one has any idea what its hidden face looks like.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Cubone pines for the mother it will never see again. Seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries. The stains on the skull the Pokémon wears are made by the tears it sheds.
Sun When it thinks of its deceased mother, it weeps loudly. Mandibuzz that hear its cries will attack it from the air.
Moon The skull it wears on its head is that of its dead mother. According to some, it will evolve when it comes to terms with the pain of her death.

Evolution chart

Cubone
#104
Cubone
Ground

(Level 28)
Marowak
#105
Marowak
Ground


(Level 28, Nighttime, in Alola)
Alolan Marowak
#105
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
Fire · Ghost

Name origin

cub
baby animal
bone
structure making up a skeleton

Moves learned by Cubone

Cubone sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Cubone  sprite from Red & Blue Cubone  sprite from Silver Cubone  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cubone  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cubone  sprite from Black & White Cubone  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Cubone Shiny sprite from Silver Cubone Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Cubone Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Cubone Shiny sprite from Black & White Cubone Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Cubone

Red
Blue
Yellow
Trade/migrate from another game
Gold
Silver
Rock Tunnel
Crystal Goldenrod City
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Pokemon Tower, Seavault Canyon
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 203
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Rock Tunnel
Black
White
Breed Marowak
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Glittering Cave
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Wela Volcano Park