Krabby - Pokemon #98

Information about the Krabby Pokemon


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The Pokemon, Krabby, is part of the Pokemon Pokedex and the Pokemon Cheats index. Krabby is known by the following names within the Pokemon series of video games: 

  • English: Krabby
  • Japanese: Crab
  • German: Krabby
  • French: Krabby

The numbers that Krabby is represented by in the various Pokedexes are: 

  • National: 98 
  • Hoenn: 268
  • Johto: 164


  • Pokemon Red/Blue: Often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. To swim fast, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
  • Pokemon Yellow: Has pincers that are superb weapons. They sometimes break off during battle, but they grow back quickly.
  • Pokemon Gold: Cloaks itself with bubbles from its mouth to make itself appear larger when it senses danger.
  • Pokemon Silver: Pincers break off easily. If it loses a pincer, it can no longer walk sideways.
  • Pokemon Crystal: Can absorb nutrients by swallowing a mouthful of sand if food is scarce. 
  • Pokemon Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald: Lives on beaches, inside holes that they have burrowed into the sand. On sandy beaches with little food, these Pokemon can be seen squabbling with each other over territory.
  • Pokemon Fire Red: Can be found near the sea. Its large pincers grow back if they are torn out of their sockets.
  • Pokemon Leaf Green: Uses its pincers as weapons and for balance when walking sideways.
  • Pokemon Diamond, Pearl: Live in burrows they dig on sandy beaches. Its pincers fully grow back if they are broken in battle.

    Where to Find the Krabby Pokemon

    • Pokemon Diamond: Swarm on Route 226 [Swarm]
    • Pokemon Pearl: Swarm on Route 226 [Swarm]

    Base Stats

    • HP: 30 (ranked 72)
    • Attack: 105 (ranked 17)
    • Defense: 90 (ranked 24)
    • Special Attack: 25 (ranked 70)
    • Special Defense: 25 (ranked 70)
    • Speed: 50 (ranked 47)
    • Total Base Stats: 325

    Type, Egg Group, Height, Weight, and Gender

    • Type: Water
    • Egg: Water 3
    • Height: 0.4 meters or 1 foot 4 inches
    • Weight: 6.5 kilograms or 14.3 pounds
    • Male: 50 percent
    • Female: 50 percent

    Krabby's Ability Called 'Hyper Cutter'

    • Game's Description: Prevents the attack stat from being lowered.
    • Battle Effect: An opponent cannot lower this Pokemon's attack value. This Pokemon may still reduce its attack value using a move by itself.

    Additional Information

    Damage Taken:

    • 50% - Steel, fire, water, ice
    • 200% - Grass, electric

    Pal Park:

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

    Wild Item:


    Miscellaneous Information

    • Species: River Crab Pokemon
    • Steps to Hatch: 5,120
    • Color: Red
    • Catch Rate: 225
    • Base Tameness: 70
    • Growth Group: Medium-fast
      • 1,000,000 exp. points to Lv100