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Pokemon Sword and Shield Kabuto

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kabuto is a Rock and Water Type Shellfish Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting, Ground, Electric, Grass type moves. You can find and catch Kabuto using our guide below on How To Obtain this pokemon. The Max IV Stats of Kabuto are 30 HP, 80 Attack, 55 SP Attack, 90 Defense, 45 SP Defense, and 55 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kabuto
Kabuto Galar Pokedex ID: C140

List of Kabuto Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 355
HP 30
Attack 80
Defense 90
Special Attack 55
Special Defense 45
Speed 55

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Kabuto to have is Lax, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Sp. Def stats.

Kabuto Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Swift SwimNormal
Battle ArmorNormal
Weak ArmorHidden

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kabuto Evolutions

How do i evolve Kabuto in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kabuto evolves into Kabutops when you reach Level 40.

Level 40
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Kabuto Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Kabuto?

Kabuto does not normally spawn in the wild, you will need to find this pokemon using a different method.

Kabuto is a Pokemon Shield Exclusive Pokemon and can only be found within the Shield Version of the game.


Pokemon Sword and Shield Kabuto Raids

Where do i find Kabuto Raids?

Kabuto Raid is exclusive and can only be found within the Pokemon Shield Version of the game.

This pokemon does not spawn as a raid.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Kabuto Weakness

Kabuto is a Rock and Water Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Electric, Grass Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Poison, Ice, Fire type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Kabuto Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Kabuto Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Kabuto Moves List

What moves can Kabuto learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Kabuto can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Rock and Water type +50% STAB damage.

Kabuto Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
1[] Absorb
1[] Harden
5[] Scratch
10[] Sand Attack
15[] Aqua Jet
20[] Leer
25[] Mud Shot
30[] Ancient Power
35[] Brine
41[] Protect
45[] Leech Life
50[] Liquidation
55[] Metal Sound
60[] Stone Edge

TM Moves Kabuto can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical112.59010May cause flinching.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM28Giga DrainSpecial7510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM32SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM35HailStatus10Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM48Rock TombPhysical909515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM54Rock BlastPhysical37.59010Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM55BrineSpecial97.510010Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.

Kabuto TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial165805
TR04SurfSpecial13510015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR16WaterfallPhysical12010015May cause flinching.
TR18Leech LifePhysical8010010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR67Earth PowerSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR75Stone EdgePhysical150805High critical hit ratio.
TR76Stealth RockStatus20Damages opponent switching into battle.
TR84ScaldSpecial12010015May burn opponent.
TR98LiquidationPhysical127.510010The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.

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