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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Lonely Pokémon
Type Ground
Height 0.4m
Weight 6.5kg
Catch Rate 190
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 卡拉卡拉
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 卡拉卡拉
English Cubone
French Osselait
German Tragosso
Italian Cubone
Japanese カラカラ
Japanese (Romanized) Karakara
Japanese (Trademark) Karakara
Korean 탕구리
Spanish Cubone

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #104
Kanto #104
Johto (G/S) #203
Johto (HG/SS) #208
Kalos (Coastal) #60
Alola #163

Abilities

  • Rock Head: Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
  • Lightning Rod: The Pokémon draws in all Electric-type moves. Instead of being hit by Electric-type moves, it boosts its Sp. Atk.
  • Battle Armor: Hard armor protects the Pokémon from critical hits. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 28
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Electric 0x
Grass 2x
Ice 2x
Poison 0.5x
Rock 0.5x
Water 2x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Ground 50
50
95
40
50
35
320
7 Ground 50
50
95
40
50
35
320
6 Ground 50
50
95
40
50
35
320

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 If it is sad or lonely, the skull it wears shakes, and emits a plaintive and mournful sound.
United States Pokémon Red Because it never removes its skull helmet, no one has ever seen this Pokemon's real face.
United States Pokémon Blue Because it never removes its skull helmet, no one has ever seen this Pokemon's real face.
Japan Pokémon Stadium なくなった ははおやの ホネを いつも かぶっていて すがおは みせない。   つきよには さびしげな こえで なく。
United States Pokémon Stadium Always wears the skull of its deceased mother on its head and never shows its face. It cries mournfully in the moonlight.
United States Pokémon Yellow Wears the skull of its deceased mother. Its cries echo inside the skull and come out as a sad melody.
United States Pokémon Gold If it is sad or lonely, the skull it wears shakes, and emits a plaintive and mournful sound.
United States Pokémon Silver It always wears the skull of its dead mother, so no one has any idea what its hidden face looks like.
United States Pokémon Ruby Cubone pines for the mother it will never see again. Seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries. The stains on the skull the Pokemon wears are made by the tears it sheds.
United States Pokémon Sapphire CUBONE pines for the mother it will never see again. Seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries. The stains on the skull the POKeMON wears are made by the tears it sheds.
United States Pokémon Emerald It pines for the mother it will never see again. Seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries. The stains on the skull it wears are from its tears.
United States Pokémon FireRed It wears the skull of its dead mother on its head. When it becomes lonesome, it is said to cry loudly.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen Because it never removes its skull helmet, no one has ever seen this POKeMON's real face.
United States Pokémon Pearl When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
United States Pokémon Diamond When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
United States Pokémon Platinum When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
United States Pokémon HeartGold If it is sad or lonely, the skull it wears shakes and emits a plaintive and mournful sound.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver It always wears the skull of its dead mother, so no one has any idea what its hidden face looks like.
United States Pokémon White When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
Japan Pokémon White しにわかれた ははおやを おもいだし ないてしまうとき あたまに かぶった ホネが からからと おとを たてる。
United States Pokémon Black When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
Japan Pokémon Black しにわかれた ははおやを おもいだし ないてしまうとき あたまに かぶった ホネが からからと おとを たてる。
United States Pokémon Black 2 When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 しにわかれた ははおやを おもいだし ないてしまうとき あたまに かぶった ホネが からからと おとを たてる。
United States Pokémon White 2 When it thinks of its dead mother, it cries. Its crying makes the skull it wears rattle hollowly.
Japan Pokémon White 2 しにわかれた ははおやを おもいだし ないてしまうとき あたまに かぶった ホネが からからと おとを たてる。
South Korea Pokémon Y 죽은 어미의 해골을 항상 뒤집어쓰고 있어서 얼굴이 어떻게 생겼는지 모른다.
Italy Pokémon Y Indossa sempre il teschio della mamma scomparsa: nessuno l’ha mai potuto vedere in faccia.
Spain Pokémon Y Siempre lleva la calavera de su difunta madre, así que nadie sabe cómo es su cara oculta.
France Pokémon X Ce Pokémon porte le crâne de sa défunte mère sur sa tête. On raconte qu’il se met à pleurer dès qu’il se retrouve seul.
France Pokémon Y Il porte constamment le crâne de sa mère. Personne ne sait à quoi il ressemble sans ce crâne.
Germany Pokémon Y Es trägt immer den Schädel seiner verstorbenen Mutter. Darum weiß niemand, wie sein Gesicht aussieht.
Japan Pokémon Y しにわかれた ははおやの ホネを いつも かぶっているので すがおが どんなふうか わからない。
South Korea Pokémon X 죽은 어미의 해골을 머리에 쓰고 있다. 외로울 때는 큰 소리로 운다고 한다.
Italy Pokémon X Indossa il teschio della madre morta come un casco. Quando si sente solo lancia urla strazianti.
Spain Pokémon X Lleva puesto el cráneo de su madre. Cuando se siente solo se pone a gritar muy fuerte.
Germany Pokémon X Es trägt den Schädel seiner verstorbenen Mutter auf seinem Kopf. Fühlt es sich einsam, soll es laut weinen.
Japan Pokémon X しにわかれた ははおやの ほねを あたまに かぶっている。さびしいとき おおごえで なくという。
United States Pokémon X It wears the skull of its dead mother on its head. When it becomes lonesome, it is said to cry loudly.
United States Pokémon Y It always wears the skull of its dead mother, so no one has any idea what its hidden face looks like.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Cubone si strugge per la madre che non rivedrà mai più. Piange alla luna piena che somiglia molto alla madre. Le macchie sul teschio che indossa sono dovute alle lacrime copiose.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 두 번 다시 만나지 못하는 어미의 모습을 보름달에서 발견하고 울음소리를 낸다. 뒤집어쓰고 있는 뼈의 얼룩은 눈물 자국이다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Cubone si strugge per la madre che non rivedrà mai più. Piange alla luna piena che somiglia molto alla madre. Le macchie sul teschio che indossa sono dovute alle lacrime copiose.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire A Cubone le ahoga la pena porque no volverá a ver jamás a su madre. La luna le recuerda a veces a ella, y se pone a llorar. Los churretes que tiene en el cráneo que lleva puesto son debidos a las lágrimas que derrama.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire La maman d’Osselait lui manque terriblement et il ne la reverra jamais. La lune le fait pleurer, car elle lui rappelle sa mère. Les taches sur le crâne que porte ce Pokémon sont les marques de ses larmes.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Tragosso sehnt sich nach seiner Mutter, die nicht mehr da ist. Wenn es im Vollmond das Ebenbild seiner Mutter erblickt, muss es weinen. Die Flecken auf dem Totenkopf, den es trägt, stammen von vergossenen Tränen.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 2どと あえない ははおやの おもかげを まんげつに みつけて なきごえを あげる。 かぶっている ホネの しみは なみだの あと。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Cubone pines for the mother it will never see again. Seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries. The stains on the skull the Pokémon wears are made by the tears it sheds.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 두 번 다시 만나지 못하는 어미의 모습을 보름달에서 발견하고 울음소리를 낸다. 뒤집어쓰고 있는 뼈의 얼룩은 눈물 자국이다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby A Cubone le ahoga la pena porque no volverá a ver jamás a su madre. La luna le recuerda a veces a ella, y se pone a llorar. Los churretes que tiene en el cráneo que lleva puesto son debidos a las lágrimas que derrama.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby La maman d’Osselait lui manque terriblement et il ne la reverra jamais. La lune le fait pleurer, car elle lui rappelle sa mère. Les taches sur le crâne que porte ce Pokémon sont les marques de ses larmes.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Tragosso sehnt sich nach seiner Mutter, die nicht mehr da ist. Wenn es im Vollmond das Ebenbild seiner Mutter erblickt, muss es weinen. Die Flecken auf dem Totenkopf, den es trägt, stammen von vergossenen Tränen.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby 2どと あえない ははおやの おもかげを まんげつに みつけて なきごえを あげる。 かぶっている ホネの しみは なみだの あと。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Cubone pines for the mother it will never see again. Seeing a likeness of its mother in the full moon, it cries. The stains on the skull the Pokémon wears are made by the tears it sheds.
United States Pokémon Sun When it thinks of its deceased mother, it weeps loudly. Mandibuzz that hear its cries will attack it from the air.
United States Pokémon Moon The skull it wears on its head is that of its dead mother. According to some, it will evolve when it comes to terms with the pain of her death.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Giselle's Cubone
  • Japan セイヨのカラカラ
  • Japan Seiyo no Karakara
  • Japan Seiyo's Karakara
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Alvin's Cubone
  • Japan アルバのカラカラ
  • Japan Alba no Karakara
  • Japan Alba's Karakara
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Cubone
  • Japan ゴウのカラカラ
  • Japan Go no Karakara
  • Japan Go's Karakara
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Cubone (Lavender Town)
  • Japan カラカラ (シオンタウン)
  • Japan Karakara (Shion Town)
  • Japan Karakara (Shion Town)

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 9
SL 27
SL 28
SL 45
SL 47
SL 52
GS 13
GS 24
GS 82
GS 85
GS 109
AG 15
AG 113
AG 161
DP 49
Movie 2
Movie 7
Movie 8
Movie 11
PSFC 1
PSFC 2
PSFC 3
ANA 2
Movie 12
DP 173
Movie 15
XY 16
XYZ 44
SM 1
SM 8
Movie 20
SM 40
SM 42
SM 81
SM 86
SM 90
SM 115
PM2019 1
Movie 23
PM2019 15
PM2019 20
PM2019 23
PM2019 31
PM2019 35
PM2019 47
PM2019 53
PM2019 54
PM2019 70
PM2019 78
PM2019 94
SP 12
PM2019 107
Special 129

TCG Cards

#50: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
40
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#103: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
40
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#72: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
40
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#40: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#60: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
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HP:
50
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#51: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
Weakness:
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Retreat Cost:
Energy
#60: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
50
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#90: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
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HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
+10
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#60: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
40
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
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-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#24: カラカラ
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#60: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#77: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#52: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#57: Cubone
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Growl Type Icon Status 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Bone Club
Type Icon Physical 20 65 85 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 9 9 9 9 9 10 1
Tail Whip Type Icon Status 30 100 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 5 5 5 5 13
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 13 13 13 13 13 18
Leer Type Icon Status 30 100 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 17 17 17 17 17 25 25
Focus Energy Type Icon Status 30 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 21 21 21 21 21 31 31
Bonemerang
Type Icon Physical 10 50 90 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 25 25 25 25 25 43 43
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 29 29 29 29 29 46 46
False Swipe Type Icon Physical 40 40 100 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 33 33 33 33 33
Thrash Type Icon Physical 10 120 100 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 37 37 37 37 37 38 38
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33
Stomping Tantrum
Type Icon Physical 10 75 100 37 37
Bone Rush
Type Icon Physical 10 25 90 51 51 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 41 41 41 41 41
Endeavor Type Icon Physical 5 100 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 45 45 45
Retaliate Type Icon Physical 5 70 100 47 47 47 47 47 47

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Sunny Day Type Icon Status 5
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Attract Type Icon Status 15 100
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Sandstorm Type Icon Status 10
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Stealth Rock Type Icon Status 20
Captivate Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Detect Type Icon Status 5
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Brutal Swing Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Bulldoze
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Smack Down Type Icon Physical 15 50 100
Fling Type Icon Physical 10 100
Aerial Ace Type Icon Physical 20 60
Rock Tomb Type Icon Physical 15 60 95
Brick Break Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
False Swipe Type Icon Physical 40 40 100
Thief Type Icon Physical 25 60 100
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Earthquake
Type Icon Physical 10 100 100
Power-Up Punch Type Icon Physical 20 40 100
Retaliate Type Icon Physical 5 70 100
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Dig
Type Icon Physical 10 80 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Rock Climb Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Thunder Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Fire Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Skull Bash Type Icon Physical 10 130 100
Bide Type Icon Physical 10
Rage Type Icon Physical 20 20 100
Fissure
Type Icon Physical 5 30
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Submission Type Icon Physical 20 80 80
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Take Down Type Icon Physical 20 90 85
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Mega Kick Type Icon Physical 5 120 75
Mega Punch Type Icon Physical 20 80 85
Echoed Voice Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Fire Blast Type Icon Special 5 110 85
Blizzard Type Icon Special 5 110 70
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Flamethrower Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Incinerate Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Mud-Slap
Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Bubble Beam Type Icon Special 20 65 100
Water Gun Type Icon Special 25 40 100

Egg Moves

Endure Type Icon Status 10
Detect Type Icon Status 5
Perish Song Type Icon Status 5
Belly Drum Type Icon Status 10
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Screech Type Icon Status 40 85
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Chip Away Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Iron Head Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Skull Bash Type Icon Physical 10 130 100
Double Kick Type Icon Physical 30 30 100
Play Rough Type Icon Physical 10 90 90
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Ancient Power Type Icon Special 5 60 100

Move Tutors

Stealth Rock Type Icon Status 20
Iron Defense Type Icon Status 15
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Swords Dance Type Icon Status 20
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Iron Head Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Endeavor Type Icon Physical 5 100
Knock Off Type Icon Physical 20 65 100
Focus Punch Type Icon Physical 20 150 100
Iron Tail Type Icon Physical 15 100 75
Low Kick Type Icon Physical 20 100
Thunder Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Fire Punch Type Icon Physical 15 75 100
Fury Cutter Type Icon Physical 20 40 95
Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 70 100
Rock Slide Type Icon Physical 10 75 90
Seismic Toss Type Icon Physical 20 100
Counter Type Icon Physical 20 100
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Body Slam Type Icon Physical 15 85 100
Mega Kick Type Icon Physical 5 120 75
Mega Punch Type Icon Physical 20 80 85
Dynamic Punch Type Icon Physical 5 100 50
Earth Power
Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Uproar Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Icy Wind Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Mud-Slap
Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Ice Beam Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Flamethrower Type Icon Special 15 90 100