Kabuto Raid Guide

Kabuto Raid guide

Rock  /  Water

Kabuto is an easy Tier 1 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 4970. You can solo Kabuto raids without any problem at all. Kabuto is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Kyogre, Groudon, Dialga, Palkia, Rhyperior.

Kabuto can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 913 - 979 CP during Partly cloudy and Rainy weather conditions.
  • 730 - 783 CP during other weather conditions.

Kabuto is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was January 15, 2022. Shiny Kabuto is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Kabuto raids will be boosted during Partly cloudy and Rainy weather conditions.

Rock type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Flying
Half damage from: Normal
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: -
No damage to: -

Kabuto Raid Counters

  • Kyogre

    Kyogre is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   Surf   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Groudon

    Groudon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Dialga

    Dialga is a Steel, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Palkia

    Palkia is a Water, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Tail   Hydro Pump   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Rhyperior

    Rhyperior is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Superpower   Surf   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Metagross

    Metagross is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Flash Cannon   and fast moves: Bullet Punch   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Keldeo

    Keldeo is a Water, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Jet   Close Combat   Hydro Pump   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Landorus

    Landorus is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Focus Blast   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Conkeldurr

    Conkeldurr is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Dynamic Punch   Focus Blast   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Rhydon

    Rhydon is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Surf   and fast moves: Rock Smash   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Gyarados

    Gyarados is a Water, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Vaporeon

    Vaporeon is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Tail   Hydro Pump   Water Pulse   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Excadrill

    Excadrill is a Ground, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Drill Run   Earthquake   Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   Mud Shot   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Tangrowth

    Tangrowth is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Power Whip   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Vine Whip   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Shaymin

    Shaymin is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Grass Knot   Solar Beam   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Manaphy

    Manaphy is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Bubble Beam   Surf   and fast moves: Bubble   Waterfall   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Jirachi

    Jirachi is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Doom Desire   which is effective against Kabuto.

  • Hippowdon

    Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Donphan

    Donphan is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Virizion

    Virizion is a Grass, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Leaf Blade   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Cobalion

    Cobalion is a Steel, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Aggron

    Aggron is a Steel, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Iron Tail   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Lapras

    Lapras is a Water, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   Surf   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Kabuto.

  • Milotic

    Milotic is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Surf   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Kabuto.

Kabuto moves set

Kabuto will use below moves during the battle.

Ancient Power Charged Rock 20.0
Aqua Jet Charged Water 17.3
Mud Shot Fast Ground 8.3
Rock Tomb Charged Rock 21.9
Scratch Fast Normal 12.0

Kabuto raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Kabuto moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Kabuto.

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Ancient Power
Boosts Rock Tomb
Boosts Scratch
Ancient Power is bad for Water type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Tomb is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Scratch is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rainy Boosts Aqua Jet Aqua Jet is bad for Grass type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Tomb is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Scratch is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Mud Shot Mud Shot is bad for Water type Pokemon, Mud Shot is bad for Grass type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Tomb is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Scratch is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Windy Great for battle

Kabuto stats

Attack: 148
Defence: 162
HP:
Max CP (level 50): 1358
Max HP (level 50): 64

Shiny Kabuto

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Kabuto if you win the raid.

Raid events