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Pokemon Lets Go Kabuto

Kabuto Pokedex ID: 140
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Max CP 355
Attack 80
Special Attack 55
Defense 90
Special Defense 45
HP 30
Speed 55


Pokemon Let's Go Kabuto is a Rock and Water Type pokemon also known as a Shellfish Pokémon, first discovered in the Kanto region. it's weak against Fighting, Ground, Electric, Grass type moves and has a Max CP of 355, 30 HP, 80 Attack, 55 SP Attack, 90 Defense, 45 SP Defense and 55 Speed. Considering it's stats, the best nature to have is Lax, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Sp. Def stats.

Pokedex Entry

On rare occasions, some have been found as fossils which they became while hiding on the ocean floor.

Pokemon Lets Go Kabuto Evolutions

What level does Pokemon Let's Go Kabuto Evolve at?

The Unevolved Form Kabuto Evolves at level 40 into Kabutops.

First Second Third Final
40 Kabutops495

How to catch Kabuto in Pokemon Let's Go

Where to catch and find Pokemon Lets Go Kabuto Locations and their Spawn Rate Chance for that Zone.

The best place to find pokemon let's go Kabuto is in the Cerulean Cave zone, it will have a Rare Spawn% chance to spawn in the area with a level range of 51-56. This also makes Cerulean Cave the best place to Catch Combo Chain hunt Shiny Kabuto or for a Flawless IV Stats.

Pokemon Area Spawn Chance Levels Encounter Floor

The list above shows all the spawn locations of this pokemon and it's evolution forms.

How To Catch Kabuto will require you to go to Mt Moons bottom floor and get the Dome Fossil.
Note: If you choose the Dome Fossil, you wont be able to get the Helix Fossil (Omanyte).
To turn the Dome Fossil into a Kabuto, go to the Pokemon Lab on Cinnabar Island.

Transferring and Catching

The type of Pokemon Candy you receive from Transferring and Catching Kabuto.

Best Nature for Kabuto

We recommend a Lax Nature for Kabuto, you can visit Madam Celadon to force encounter pokemon of Lax Nature.

Nature Increases Decreases Choice 1 Choice 2
Lax Defense Sp. Def Yellow Green

Pokemon Lets Go Kabuto Moves

Level Up Moves

Pokemon Let's Go Kabuto Moves You Learn From Leveling Up.

LVL Move Type Class Pow PP Acc Effect
1 Scratch Normal Physical 40 35 100% Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
6 Harden Normal None -- 30 -- Raises the user's Defense by one stage.
12 Leer Normal None -- 30 100% Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
18 Absorb Grass Special 20
24 Aqua Jet Water Physical 40 20 100% deals damage and has a priority of +1.Moves with a higher priority always go first.
30 Rock Throw Rock Physical 50 15 90% Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
36 Sand Attack Ground None -- 15 100% lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
42 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 10 90% Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
48 Leech Life Bug Physical 20 15 100% Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.

Learnable TMs Moves

These are the Technical Machines (TM) Moves that Kabuto can Learn.

Item Move Type Class Pow PP Acc Effect
TM1 Headbutt Normal Physical 70 15 100% Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM5 Rest Psychic None -- 10 -- User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM7 Protect Normal None -- 10 -- prevents any attacks targeted at the user from striking, for the duration of the turn. It has priority +4 so will activate before most other moves.
TM8 Substitute Normal None -- 10 -- Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
TM9 Reflect Psychic None -- 20 -- Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.
TM10 Dig Ground Physical 80 10 100% User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM12 Facade Normal Physical 70 20 100% deals damage, and hits with double power (140) if the user is burned, poisoned or paralyzed.
TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 10 90% Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM25 Waterfall Water Physical 80 15 100% Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
TM27 Toxic Poison None -- 10 90% Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM29 Scald Water Special 80 15 100% deals damage and has a 30% chance of burning the target.
TM47 Surf Water Special 95 15 100% Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.
TM51 Blizzard Ice Special 120 5 70% Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM53 Mega Drain Grass Special 40 15 100% Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM55 Ice Beam Ice Special 95 10 100% Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM56 Stealth Rock Rock None -- 20 -- lays a trap of stones around the foe, which hurts Pokémon switching in to the opposing field.

Master Trainer

This Pokemon's Master Trainer is Barnaby

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