Kabutops Pokémon | Evolution, Weakness, Moveset, Stats And More!


Kabutops is a dual-type Rock/Water Fossil Pokémon introduced in Generation I. We know that a big lot may have been crazy to get Kabutops Evolution and you, if you are here you too, should know what is so special about the Pokemon and maybe the Moveset, weakness and other information provided here may help.

Kabutops is a Pokémon bipedal, with a skeleton structure. This has a flat, half-circular head with one point on both sides and two narrow eyes on the forehead. But for its light-grey chest and belly, it is mainly white. Having three short spines on each side, there is a ridge down its back and it has a short, pointing tail. Its forearms have large, hard, grey scythes instead of paws. The short legs are brown with two broad grey claws leading to tiny feet.

About Kabutops

  • National Pokedex No: 141
  • Japenese name: カブトプス
  • Type: Water and rock
  • Height: 1.3m
  • Weight: 40.5 kg
  • Abilities:
    • Swift Swim or Battle Armor
    •  Weak Armor (hidden ability)
  • Local Number:
    • 141 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
    • 223 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
    • 141 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
    • 228 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
    • 230 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
    • 141 (Let’s Go Pikachu/Let’s Go Eevee)
  • Catch rate: 45 (11.9%)
  • Base friendship: 70
  • Base Exp: From gen 1-3 is 201, from gen 4 onwards 199, and gen 5 onwards is 173.
  • Growth Rate: Medium-fast
  • Egg group: Water 1 and water 3
  • Gender: 87.5 % Male, 12.5%Female
  • Egg cycles: 7710-7966 steps


  • HP: 60
  • Attack: 115
  • Defense: 105
  • Speed: 80
  • Special Attack: 65
  • Special Defence: 70
  • Total: 495

Kabutops Pokémon | Evolution, Weakness, Moveset, Stats And More!Moves Learnt by Kabutops

Moves Learned by Leveling up

Level  Move  Type  Category  Power  Accuracy
1 Slash Normal Physical 70 100%
1 Screech Normal Status 85%
1 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 100%
1 Feint Normal Physical 30 100%
1 Scratch Normal Physical 40 100%
1 Harden Normal Status —%
1 Leer Normal Status 100%
1 Absorb Grass Special 40 100%
Evo. Slash Normal Physical 70 100%
6 Harden Normal Status —%
12 Leer Normal Status 100%
18 Absorb Grass Special 40 100%
24 Aqua JetWater Physical  40 100%
30 Rock ThrowRock Physical 50 90%
36 Sand Attack Ground Status _ 100%
45 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90%
54 Leech Life Bug Physical 80 100%

Moves Learned by TM

TM  Move  Type  Category  Power  Accuracy
TM01 Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100%
TM05 Rest Psychic Status —%
TM07 Protect Normal Status —%
TM08 Substitute Normal Status —%
TM09 Reflect Psychic Status —%
TM10 Dig Ground Physical 80 100%
TM12 Facade Normal Physical 70 100%
TM13 Brick Break Fighting Physical 75 100%
TM15 Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 100%
TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90%
TM24 X-Scissor Bug Physical 80 100%
TM25 Waterfall Water Physical 80 100%
TM27 Toxic Poison Status 90%
TM29 Scald Water Special 80 100%
TM47 Surf Water Special 90 100%
TM48 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150 90%
TM49 Superpower Fighting Physical 120 100%
TM51 Blizzard Ice Special 110 70%
TM53 Mega Drain Grass Special 75 100%
TM55 Ice Beam Ice Special 90 100%
TM56 Stealth Rock Rock Status —%

How To Find Kabutops?Kabutops Pokémon | Evolution, Weakness, Moveset, Stats And More!

Generation- I
Red/Blue: Evolve Kabuto
Blue (Japan): Evolve Kabuto
Yellow: Evolve Kabuto
Generation- II       
Gold/Silver: Time Capsule
Crystal: Time Capsule
Generation- III     
Ruby/Sapphire: Trade
Emerald: Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen: Evolve Kabuto
Colosseum: Trade
XD: Trade
Generation- IV     
Diamond/Pearl:  Evolve Kabuto
Platinum: Evolve Kabuto
HeartGold: Trade
SoulSilver: Evolve Kabuto
Pal Park: Sea
Generation- V      
Black/White: Evolve Kabuto
Black 2/White 2: Evolve Kabuto
Generation VI     
X: Trade
Y: Evolve Kabuto
Omega Ruby: Evolve Kabuto
Alpha Sapphire: Trade
Generation- VII    
Sun/Moon: Trade
Ultra Sun/ Ultra Moon: Evolve Kabuto
Let’s Go Pikachu/Let’s Go Eevee: Evolve Kabuto
Generation- VIII   
Sword/Shield: Unobtainable

How To Evolve?

It evolves from Kabuto starting at level 40 after it is revived from a Dome Fossil. In Generation 1Kabutops has a base Special stat of 70. In Generations 1-3Kabutops has a base experience yield of 201. In Generation 4Kabutops has a base experience yield of 199.

How Useful Is My Kabutops?

Kabutops is a Rock- and Water-type Pokemon with a max CP of 2713, with an attack stat of 220, durability at 186, endurance at 155, best Moveset is Fury Cutter (Bug) and Stone Edge (Rock) and it is vulnerable or can be said its weakness is towards to Electric, Grass (4X), Combat and Land, and resisting Fire (4X), Climbing, Frost, Regular, and Poison.

For more details visit the official Pokemon page for Kabutops Evolution.

If Kabutops Evolution doesn’t seem valuable due to its weakness or Moveset or maybe because of some other reasons then find out about other Rock and Water or other types Pokemon on Herald Journalism.

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