Kakuna

Kakuna is a Bug/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Cocoon Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
Almost incapable of moving, this POKéMON can only harden its shell to protect itself from predators.
Yellow Able to move only slightly. When endangered, it may stick out its stinger and poison its enemy.
Gold
HeartGold
Although it is a cocoon, it can move a little. It can extend its poison barb if it is attacked.
Silver
SoulSilver
From this form, it will grow into an adult. As its body becomes softer, the external shell hardens.
Crystal Nearly incapable of movement, it leans against stout trees while waiting for its evolution.
Ruby
Sapphire
KAKUNA remains virtually immobile as it clings to a tree. However, on the inside, it is extremely busy as it prepares for its coming evolution. This is evident from how hot the shell becomes to the touch.
Emerald It remains virtually immobile while it clings to a tree. However, on the inside, it busily prepares for evolution. This is evident from how hot its shell becomes.
FireRed This POKéMON is in a temporary stage while making its body. It is almost completely unable to move on its own.
LeafGreen Almost incapable of moving, this POKéMON can only harden its shell to protect itself when it is in danger.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.

Evolution chart

Weedle
#013
Weedle
Bug · Poison

(Level 7)
Kakuna
#014
Kakuna
Bug · Poison

(Level 10)
Beedrill
#015
Beedrill
Bug · Poison

Name origin

cocoon
a pupal casing made by some insects

Moves learned by Kakuna

Kakuna sprites

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

Red
Blue
Route 24, 25, Viridian Forest
Gold
Silver
Route 2, 26, 27, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, Azalea Town, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage, National Park
Crystal Route 45, 46, Ilex Forest
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 24, 25, Pattern Bush, Viridian Forest
Diamond
Pearl
Eterna Forest
Platinum Eterna Forest
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 2, 30, 31, 47, Ilex Forest, National Park, Viridian Forest
Black
White
Route 12
X
Y
Santalune Forest

Answers to Kakuna questions