Kabutops

Kabutops is a Rock/Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Shellfish Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
Its sleek shape is perfect for swimming. It slashes prey with its claws and drains the body fluids.
Yellow A slim and fast swimmer. It slices its prey with its sharp sickles and drinks the body fluids.
Gold
HeartGold
In the water, it tucks in its limbs to become more compact, then it wiggles its shell to swim fast.
Silver
SoulSilver
With sharp claws, this ferocious, ancient POKéMON rips apart prey and sucks their body fluids.
Crystal It was able to swim quickly through the water by compactly folding up its razor-sharp sickles.
Ruby
Sapphire
KABUTOPS swam underwater to hunt for its prey in ancient times. The POKéMON was apparently evolving from being a water-dweller to living on land as evident from the beginnings of change in its gills and legs.
Emerald KABUTOPS once swam underwater to hunt for prey. It was apparently evolving from being a water dweller to living on land as evident from changes in its gills and legs.
FireRed It swims freely through water. It catches prey with its scythe-like arms and drains the victim’s fluids.
LeafGreen Its sleek shape is perfect for swimming. It slashes prey with its claws and drains their fluids.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is thought that this Pokémon came onto land because its prey adapted to life on land.

Evolution chart

Kabuto
#140
Kabuto
Rock · Water

(Level 40)
Kabutops
#141
Kabutops
Rock · Water

Name origin

kabuto
Japanese for ‘helmet’
top
above

Moves learned by Kabutops

Kabutops sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Kabutops

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