Get to Know Kakuna — #14 in the National Pokémon Pokédex

Stats, locations, and more

Kakuna - Ken Sugimori's Official Artwork

Ken Sugimori

Kakuna is the 14th Pokémon listed in the National Pokédex. It's a yellow Bug-type Pokémon that looks like it's in a cocoon. It has two scythe-like arms in the middle of its body. It evolves from Weedle starting at level 7 and evolves into Beedrill starting at level 10. Here is everything you need to know about Kakuna, including base stats, locations, and more.

Alternate Names

Kakuna goes by the following names within the Pokémon series of video games:

  • English: Kakuna
  • Japanese: Cocoon
  • German: Kokuna
  • French: Coconfort

Position in the Pokédex

Kakuna is represented by the following numbers in the various Pokédexes:

  • National: 14
  • Hoenn: 216
  • Johto: 28

Kakuna's Description in the Various Pokémon Games

Pokémon Red/Blue

Flies at high speed and attacks using its large venomous stingers on its forelegs and tail.

Pokémon Yellow

Able to move only slightly. When endangered, it may stick out its stinger and poison its enemy.

Pokémon Gold

Although it is a cocoon, it can move a little. It can extend its poison barb if it is attacked.

Pokémon Silver

From this form, it will grow into an adult. As its body becomes softer, the external shell hardens.

Pokémon Crystal

Nearly incapable of movement, it leans against stout trees while waiting for its evolution.

Pokémon Ruby

KAKUNA remains virtually immobile as it clings to a tree. However, on the inside, it is extremely busy as it prepares for its coming evolution. This is evident from how hot the shell becomes to the touch.

Pokémon Sapphire

KAKUNA remains virtually immobile as it clings to a tree. However, on the inside, it is extremely busy as it prepares for its coming evolution. This is evident from how hot the shell becomes to the touch.

Pokémon Emerald

It remains virtually immobile while it clings to a tree. However, on the inside, it busily prepares for evolution. This is evident from how hot its shell becomes.

Pokémon Fire Red

This Pokémon is in a temporary stage while making its body. It is almost completely unable to move on its own.

Pokémon Leaf Green

Almost incapable of moving, this Pokémon can only harden its shell to protect itself when it is in danger.

Pokémon Diamond

While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.

Pokémon Pearl

While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.

Kakuna's Locations

Pokémon Diamond

Eterna Forest (LG Inserted into DS) [Uncommon]

Pokémon Pearl

Eterna Forest (LG Inserted into DS) [Uncommon]

Kakuna's Base Stats

  • HP = 45 (ranked 62)
  • ATTACK = 25 (ranked 74)
  • DEFENSE = 50 (ranked 58)
  • SPECIAL ATTACK = 25 (ranked 70)
  • SPECIAL DEFENSE = 25 (ranked 70)
  • SPEED = 35 (ranked 58)
  • Total Base Stats = 205

Kakuna's Pokémon Type, Egg Group, Height, Weight, and Gender

  • Pokémon Type: Bug/Poison
  • Egg Type: Bug
  • Height: 0.6 m / 2' 00"
  • Weight: 10.0 kg / 22.0 lbs.
  • Male: 50%
  • Female: 50%

Kakuna's Ability: Shed Skin

Game's description: The Pokémon may heal its own status problems.

Battle effect: Every turn, it has a 1 in 3 chance of healing from a status condition (BURN, PARALYZE, SLEEP, POISON, FREEZE).

Additional Info for Kakuna

Damage Taken

  • 25%: Fighting, Grass
  • 50%: Poison, Bug
  • 200%: Flying, Rock, Fire, Psychic

Pal Park

  • Area: Forest
  • Points: 50
  • Encounter rate: 30

Wild Item

  • NONE

Miscellaneous Info

  • Species: Cocoon Pokémon
  • Steps to hatch: 3,840
  • Color: Yellow
  • Catch Rate: 120
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Growth Group: Medium Fast
  • 1,000,000 exp. points to Lv100