|2' (0.6m)||22 lbs. (10kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||2 Defense Points|
Kakuna is in the Bug Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Kakuna One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Kakuna takes on the appearance of a yellow cocoon with dark-colored eyes.
 Gender Differences
Kakuna doesn't have any gender differences.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Kakuna can be found at Viridian Forest and Routes 24 and 25 in the Generation I games Red and Blue. Kakuna could only be obtained by trading for one in Yellow. Kakuna would be available at the Bug Catching Competition in Generation II across all three games. In Silver and Crystal, however, Kakuna could also be obtained at the National Park, Ilex Forest, Routes 2, 30, 31, and at the Headbutt Trees.
Kakuna would be available at Viridian Forest, Route 25 and Pattern Bush in the Generation III games FireRed and LeafGreen. With LeafGreen Inserted into the Nintendo DS, Kakuna could also be obtained at Eterna Forest in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum after the National Pokédex is obtained.
Kakuna can be obtained at the Bug Catching Contest in Heart Gold and Soul Silver, as well as Routes 2, 30, 31, Ilex Forest, National Park, Viridian Forest, and the Headbutt Trees at Ilex Forest in Soul Silver.
Kakuna can be found at Route 12 in Pokémon Black. In Pokémon Black 2, the only way to obtain a Kakuna is to breed a Beedrill, then evolve the offspring Weedle. Obtaining one in Pokémon White and White 2 requires trading with another Generation V game.
 Spin-off Games
Kakuna appears in Secret Storage 5 & 15, Endless Level 14 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Kakuna can be found at Joyous Tower 9F-13F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Kakuna appears at Apple Woods 8F-12F. Kakuna is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Cheerful Meadow 2F-6F.
Kakuna has yet to appear in the Pokémon Ranger series.
Kakuna can be found in the Haunted Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. To obtain Kakuna, beat Rotom's Spooky Shoot-'em-Up first. Knock it from a tree, then talk to it to finish the process. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Kakuna appears at Windmill Way in the Arbor Area after retrieving it from Wish Park. There are four Kakuna in the area, and knocking all four Kakuna simultaneously is how you befriend it.
Kakuna can be found at Misty Edgewater Forest 2-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Kakuna appears in 10 different sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Skyridge, Great Encounters and Rising Rivals sets, and is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Base, Gym Challenge, Neo Discovery, EX FireRed and Leaf Green, EX Delta Species, Unleashed and XY sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Like its pre-evolved form Weedle, the majority of Kakuna's Anime appearances are as Wild Kakuna, including its debut in the episode Challenge of the Samurai. Its only trainer appearance was in the episode All Dressed Up With Somewhere To Go!
Kakuna has yet to make an appearance in the Movies as of writing.
A Kakuna was inadvertently set free from Professor Oak's Lab in Chapter 2, which Red would have to recapture.
In addition to his Weedle, Gold also owns a Kakuna at his home, which he grew up with. This Kakuna appears in Chapter's 91-93.
Bugsy uses two Kakuna that are capable of weaving nests made of silk, utilized to ensnare and trap their enemies. These Kakuna appear in Chapters 100, 102, 134, 449 and 451.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Kakuna is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it has yet to reach its final stage of evolution.
 Area Locations
|Gold||Few||Bug Catching Contest|
Headbutt Trees: Forest Areas
Headbutt Trees: Forest Areas
|Diamond/Pearl||8%||Eterna Forest (Leaf Green Inserted into DS)|
|Platinum||4%||Eterna Forest (Leaf Green Inserted into DS)|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||10%||National Park (Bug Catching Contest)|
|SoulSilver||10%||Route 30 (Morning)|
Route 31 (Morning)
|SoulSilver||11%||Route 2 (Night)|
|SoulSilver||15%||Route 30 (Day)|
Route 31 (Day)
|SoulSilver||20%||Route 2 (Morning & Day)|
|SoulSilver||30%||Ilex Forest (Morning & Day)|
National Park (Morning & Day)
Viridian Forest (Morning& Day)
|Black||10%||Route 12 (Regular and Double Grass)|
|White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black 2||None||Breed Beedrill, then Evolve offspring Weedle|
|White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|I||Pokémon Red||Almost incapable of moving, this Pokémon can only harden its shell to protect itself from predators.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Almost incapable of moving, this Pokémon can only harden its shell to protect itself from predators.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||Able to move only slightly. When endangered, it may stick out its stinger and poison the enemy.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||Although it's a cocoon, it can move a little. It can extend its poison barb if it's attacked.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||From this form, it will grow into an adult. As its body becomes softer, the external shell hardens.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||Nearly incapable of movement, it leans against stout trees while waiting for its evolution.|
|III||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.|
|III||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.|
|III||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.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||This Pokémon is in a temporary stage while making its body. It is almost completely unable to move on its own.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Almost incapable of moving, this Pokémon can only harden its shell to protect itself from predators.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||Although it is a cocoon, it can move a little. It can extend its poison barb if it is attacked.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||From this form, it will grown into an adult. As its body becomes softer, the external shell hardens.|
|V||Pokémon Black||While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.|
|V||Pokémon White||While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.|
|VI||Pokémon X||Almost incapable of moving, this Pokémon can only harden its shell to protect itself when it is in danger.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||While awaiting evolution, it hides from predators under leaves and in nooks of branches.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
Kakuna cannot learn any moves by using a TM or HM.
 Via Breeding
Kakuna cannot learn any moves by way of breeding.
 Generation V Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Black 2/White 2)