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 2.2 m (7′03″)
Weight 80.0 kg (176.4 lbs)
Abilities 1. Early Bird
2. 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)
115 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
172 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

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

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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 2.2 m (7′03″)
Weight 100.0 kg (220.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. 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)
115 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
172 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

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

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster
Gender 0% male, 100% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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 changes

Pokédex entries

Kangaskhan

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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Raises its young in its belly pouch. Won’t run from any fight to keep its young protected.

Mega Kangaskhan

Sun Mega Kangaskhan’s strength derives from the mother’s happiness about her child’s growth. Watching it grow up keeps her spirits high.
Moon Thanks to Mega Evolution, its child grows. But as the child is good only at fighting and nothing else, its mother feels uneasy about its future.
Ultra Sun The explosive energy the child is bathed in causes temporary growth. The mother is beside herself with worry about it.
Ultra Moon When the mother sees the back of her Mega-Evolved child, it makes her think of the day when her child will inevitably leave her.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Its child has grown rapidly, thanks to the energy of Mega Evolution. Mother and child show their harmonious teamwork in battle.

Moves learned by Kangaskhan

Moves learnt by level up

Kangaskhan learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PoundNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
4GrowlNormal 100
8Fake OutNormal 40 100
12BiteDark 60 100
16StompNormal 65 100
20Focus EnergyNormal
24HeadbuttNormal 70 100
28Sucker PunchDark 70 100
32Double HitNormal 35 90
36CrunchDark 80 100
40EndureNormal
44ReversalFighting 100
48OutrageDragon 120 100
52Last ResortNormal 140 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Circle ThrowFighting 60 90
CounterFighting 100
DisableNormal 100
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90

Move Tutor moves

Kangaskhan can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Terrain PulseNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

Kangaskhan is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Kangaskhan is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Kangaskhan learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Comet PunchNormal 18 85
1LeerNormal 100
6Fake OutNormal 40 100
11Tail WhipNormal 100
17BiteDark 60 100
22RageNormal 20 100
28Mega PunchNormal 80 85
33Dizzy PunchNormal 70 100
39CrunchDark 80 100
44OutrageDragon 120 100
50Sucker PunchDark 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

Kangaskhan is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Kangaskhan sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Kangaskhan  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
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 Kangaskhan Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Rock Tunnel
Sword
Shield
Warm-Up Tunnel

Other languages

English Kangaskhan
Japanese ガルーラ (Garura)
German Kangama
French Kangourex

Name origin

kangaroo
Australian mammal
Genghis Khan
Mongolian leader