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.

Evolution chart

Cubone
#104
Cubone
Ground

(Level 28)
Marowak
#105
Marowak
Ground

Name origin

cub
baby animal
bone
structure making up a skeleton

Moves learned by Cubone

Cubone sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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See all Cubone sprites

Where to find Cubone

Gold
Silver
Rock Tunnel
FireRed
LeafGreen
Pokemon Tower, Seavault Canyon
Diamond
Pearl
Route 203
Platinum Route 203
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Rock Tunnel
X
Y
Glittering Cave