Kakuna

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

Pokédex entries

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 Although it is a cocoon, it can move a little. It can extend its poison barb if it is attacked.
Silver 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.
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.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.
HeartGold Although it is a cocoon, it can move a little. It can extend its poison barb if it is attacked.
SoulSilver From this form, it will grow into an adult. As its body becomes softer, the external shell hardens.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.
X Almost incapable of moving, this Pokémon can only harden its shell to protect itself when it is in danger.
Y While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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.

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

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

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Where to find Kakuna

Red Route 24, 25, Viridian Forest
Blue Route 25, Viridian Forest
Yellow Trade/migrate from another game
Gold National Park
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
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 24, 25, Pattern Bush, Viridian Forest
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Eterna Forest
HeartGold National Park
SoulSilver Route 2, 30, 31, 47, Ilex Forest, National Park, Viridian Forest
Black Route 12
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X Santalune Forest
Y Evolve Weedle
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Safari Zone
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Weedle