Kangaskhan

Kangaskhan is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Parent Pokémon.

Kangaskhan has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 115
Type Normal
Species Parent Pokémon
Height 7′03″ (2.2 m)
Weight 176.4 lbs (80.0 kg)
Abilities Early Bird
Scrappy
Inner Focus (hidden ability)
Local № 115 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
205 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
115 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
210 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
062 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
165 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
199 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
Japanese Garura

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 172
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 105
320 414
Attack 95
175 317
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 90
166 306
Total 490 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Kangaskhan.

Pokédex data

National № 115
Type Normal
Species Parent Pokémon
Height 7′03″ (2.2 m)
Weight 220.5 lbs (100.0 kg)
Abilities Parental Bond
Local № 115 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
205 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
115 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
210 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
062 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
165 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
199 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
Japanese Garura

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 207
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 105
320 414
Attack 125
229 383
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 100
184 328
Total 590 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Kangaskhan.

Evolution chart

  • Kangaskhan does not evolve.

Name origin

kangaroo
Australian mammal
Genghis Khan
Mongolian leader

Kangaskhan changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
The infant rarely ventures out of its mother's protective pouch until it is 3 years old.
Yellow Raises its young in its belly pouch. Won't run from any fight to keep its young protected.
Gold If it is safe, the young gets out of the belly pouch to play. The adult keeps a close eye on the youngster.
Silver To protect its young, it will never give up during battle, no matter how badly wounded it is.
Crystal To avoid crushing the baby it carries in its pouch, it always sleeps standing up.
Ruby
Sapphire
If you come across a young KANGASKHAN playing by itself, you must never disturb it or attempt to catch it. The baby POKéMON’s parent is sure to be in the area, and it will become violently enraged at you.
FireRed The female raises its offspring in a pouch on its belly. It is skilled at attacking using COMET PUNCH.
LeafGreen The infant rarely ventures out of its mother’s protective pouch until it is three years old.
Emerald If you come across a young KANGASKHAN playing by itself, never try to catch it. The baby’s parent is sure to be in the area, and it will become violently enraged.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It raises its offspring in its belly pouch. It lets the baby out to play only when it feels safe.
HeartGold If it is safe, the young gets out of the belly pouch to play. The adult keeps a close eye on the youngster.
SoulSilver To protect its young, it will never give up during battle, no matter how badly wounded it is.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It raises its offspring in its belly pouch. It lets the baby out to play only when it feels safe.
X It raises its offspring in its belly pouch. It lets the baby out to play only when it feels safe.
Y If it is safe, the young gets out of the belly pouch to play. The adult keeps a close eye on the youngster.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
If you come across a young Kangaskhan playing by itself, you must never disturb it or attempt to catch it. The baby Pokémon’s parent is sure to be in the area, and it will become violently enraged at you.
Sun Kangaskhan’s maternal love is so deep that it will brave death to protect its offspring.
Moon The child in its pouch leaves home after roughly three years. That is the only time the mother is heard to cry wildly.
Ultra Sun Kangaskhan protects its child by keeping it in its pouch. It has zero forgiveness for those who harm its child and will beat them down.
Ultra Moon You shouldn’t get close to the child when it’s playing outside its mother’s pouch. Its mother is always nearby watching over it.

Moves learned by Kangaskhan

Moves learnt by level up

Kangaskhan learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Comet PunchNormal 18 85
1LeerNormal 100
7Fake OutNormal 40 100
10Tail WhipNormal 100
13BiteDark 60 100
19Double HitNormal 35 90
22RageNormal 20 100
25Mega PunchNormal 80 85
31Chip AwayNormal 70 100
34Dizzy PunchNormal 70 100
37CrunchDark 80 100
43EndureNormal
46OutrageDragon 120 100
49Sucker PunchDark 70 100
50ReversalFighting 100

Egg moves

Kangaskhan learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Kangaskhan egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Circle ThrowFighting 60 90
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
DisableNormal 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Focus EnergyNormal
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
ForesightNormal
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
StompNormal 65 100
Trump CardNormal
UproarNormal 90 100

Move Tutor moves

Kangaskhan can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Kangaskhan is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Kangaskhan can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Kangaskhan learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Comet PunchNormal 18 85
1LeerNormal 100
7Fake OutNormal 40 100
10Tail WhipNormal 100
13BiteDark 60 100
19Double HitNormal 35 90
22RageNormal 20 100
25Mega PunchNormal 80 85
31Chip AwayNormal 70 100
34Dizzy PunchNormal 70 100
37CrunchDark 80 100
43EndureNormal
46OutrageDragon 120 100
49Sucker PunchDark 70 100
50ReversalFighting 100

Egg moves

Kangaskhan learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Kangaskhan egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Circle ThrowFighting 60 90
CounterFighting 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
DisableNormal 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Focus EnergyNormal
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
ForesightNormal
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
StompNormal 65 100
Trump CardNormal
UproarNormal 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

Kangaskhan is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Kangaskhan can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Kangaskhan sprites

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

Where to find Kangaskhan

Red
Blue
Yellow
Safari Zone
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Rock Tunnel
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Safari Zone
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Rock Tunnel
Black
White
Route 15
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Glittering Cave
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Wela Volcano Park