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Kabuto (Pokémon GO)

Kabuto Pokemon GO

Kabuto

#140 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Kabuto

The best moves for Kabuto are Scratch and Ancient Power when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Scratch 12 dps
  Ancient Power 24 dps

Defense

  Mud Shot 8.3 dps
  Ancient Power 24 dps

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Pokémon type

Rock
Water
Vulnerable to…
Grass deals 256% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Electric deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Normal deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 39% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Kabuto family. Kabuto evolves into Kabutops which costs 50 Candy.

Kabuto Raid Guide

Kabuto has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Kabuto, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Kabuto is a Rock & Water Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Grass, Ground, Fighting and Electric moves. Kabuto's strongest moveset is Scratch & Ancient Power and it has a Max CP of 1,370. Kabuto evolves into Kabutops.

About

"Kabuto is a Pokémon that has been regenerated from a fossil. However, in extremely rare cases, living examples have been discovered. The Pokémon has not changed at all for 300 million years."

Best moveset for Kabuto

The best moves for Kabuto are Scratch and Ancient Power when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Scratch 12 dps
  Ancient Power 24 dps

Defense

  Mud Shot 8.3 dps
  Ancient Power 24 dps

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What counters Kabuto?

Kabuto is a Rock/Water type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Grass moves, and weak against Ground, Fighting and Electric moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Kabuto are:

  • Roserade,
  • Tangrowth,
  • Chesnaught,
  • Gogoat,
  • Leavanny.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Roserade   Bullet Seed   Grass Knot 100%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Leaf Storm 99%
Roserade   Bullet Seed   Solar Beam 97%
Tangrowth   Vine Whip   Power Whip 93%
Tangrowth   Vine Whip   Solar Beam 91%
Roserade   Bullet Seed   Leaf Storm 91%
Chesnaught   Vine Whip   Solar Beam 89%
Chesnaught   Razor Leaf   Solar Beam 87%
Gogoat   Vine Whip   Leaf Blade 86%
Leavanny   Razor Leaf   Leaf Storm 84%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Kabuto

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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