Kabuto

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

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
A POKéMON that was resurrected from a fossil found in what was once the ocean floor eons ago.
Yellow A POKéMON that was recovered from a fossil. It uses the eyes on its back while hiding on the sea floor.
Gold On rare occasions, some have been found as fossils which they became while hiding on the ocean floor.
Silver This POKéMON lived in ancient times. On rare occasions, it has been discovered as a living fossil.
Crystal Three hundred million years ago, it hid on the sea floor. It also has eyes on its back that glow.
Ruby
Sapphire
KABUTO is a POKéMON that has been regenerated from a fossil. However, in extremely rare cases, living examples have been discovered. The POKéMON has not changed at all for 300 million years.
FireRed This POKéMON was regenerated from the fossil of an ancient creature. It protects itself with a hard shell.
LeafGreen A POKéMON that was regenerated from a fossil found in what was once the ocean floor long ago.
Emerald It is a POKéMON that has been regenerated from a fossil. However, in rare cases, living examples have been discovered. KABUTO have not changed for 300 million years.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is thought to have inhabited beaches 300 million years ago. It is protected by a stiff shell.
HeartGold On rare occasions, some have been found as fossils which they became while hiding on the ocean floor.
SoulSilver This Pokémon lived in ancient times. On rare occasions, it has been discovered as a living fossil.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is thought to have inhabited beaches 300 million years ago. It is protected by a stiff shell.
X It is thought to have inhabited beaches 300 million years ago. It is protected by a stiff shell.
Y This Pokémon was regenerated from the fossil of an ancient creature. It protects itself with a hard shell.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Kabuto is a Pokémon that has been regenerated from a fossil. However, in extremely rare cases, living examples have been discovered. The Pokémon has not changed at all for 300 million years.
Ultra Sun This Pokémon thrived 300 million years ago. It’s said that living specimens can still be seen in a certain region—a rare sight.
Ultra Moon This Pokémon became extinct everywhere, except in a few areas. It protects itself with its hard shell.

Evolution chart

Kabuto
#140
Kabuto
Rock · Water

(Level 40)
Kabutops
#141
Kabutops
Rock · Water

Name origin

kabuto
type of helmet used by ancient Japanese warriors

Moves learned by Kabuto

Kabuto sprites

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

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Where to find Kabuto

Red
Blue
Yellow
Trade/migrate from another game
Gold
Silver
Crystal
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Ruby
Sapphire
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FireRed
LeafGreen
Cinnabar Island
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
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HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pewter City
Black
White
Nacrene City
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Ambrette Town
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
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Sun
Moon
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Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
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