Kabutops

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

Pokédex entries

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 In the water, it tucks in its limbs to become more compact, then it wiggles its shell to swim fast.
Silver 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.
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.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is thought that this Pokémon came onto land because its prey adapted to life on land.
HeartGold In the water, it tucks in its limbs to become more compact, then it wiggles its shell to swim fast.
SoulSilver With sharp claws, this ferocious, ancient Pokémon rips apart prey and sucks their body fluids.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is thought that this Pokémon came onto land because its prey adapted to life on land.
X In the water, it tucks in its limbs to become more compact, then it wiggles its shell to swim fast.
Y A slim and fast swimmer. It slices its prey with its sharp sickles and drinks the body fluids.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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.
Ultra Sun Its body had begun to change so it could function on land. But it didn’t adapt in time and went extinct.
Ultra Moon It swims at speeds of roughly 29 knots, quickly closing in on its prey and slashing into them with its scythes to finish them off.

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
top
above

Moves learned by Kabutops

Kabutops sprites

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

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Where to find Kabutops

Red
Blue
Yellow
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Gold
Silver
Crystal
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Ruby
Sapphire
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FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Kabuto
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
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HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Kabuto
Black
White
Evolve Kabuto
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Kabuto
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game