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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Kakuna

Kakuna
Cocoon Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Kakuna is a Bug and Poison Type Cocoon Pokémon, with a 15.7% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Kakuna can be found with Shed Skin as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 2 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Bold Nature, based on 205 combined Base Stats.

Shining Pearl Exclusive
National Dex Pokemon

Kakuna Stats and Abilities

Based on Kakuna Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Kakuna Highest IV Stat is Defense 50 and the Lowest being Attack 25.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP45200294
F
Attack2549163
F
Defense5094218
F
Special Attack2549163
F
Special Defense2549163
F
Speed3567185
F
Total205
Kakuna Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Bold
+10% Defense
-10% Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Spicy
EV Yield2 Defense
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsBug
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Abilities Description
Shed Skin
Ability 1
The Pokémon may heal its own status problems.

How To Evolve Kakuna in BDSP

Weedle requires (Level 7) to evolve into Kakuna and then (Level 10) to evolve into Beedrill.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Weedle
Level 7
Kakuna
Level 10
Beedrill

Where To Find Kakuna in BDSP

Kakuna has 7 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Weedle, within the Bogsunk Cavern location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Swampy Cave
National
Weedle
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Weedle
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Weedle
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Weedle
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Weedle
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Weedle
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Weedle
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Kakuna Weakness

Kakuna is a Bug and Poison Type pokemon. This will cause Kakuna to take More Damage from Flying, Rock, Fire, Psychic Type Moves, and Less Damage from Poison, Bug, Fairy, Fighting, Grass Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Rock
Fire
Psychic
0.5x
Less Damage
Poison
Bug
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Fighting
Grass
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Kakuna Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dragonite

What pokemon is Kakuna Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
A
Togekiss
A
Tangrowth
A
Crobat
A
Infernape
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Best Moves Kakuna in BDSP

Best Moveset for Kakuna Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
.

Kakuna Level Up Moves

List of Moves Kakuna can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Harden
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Defense.
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