#0012 Kabutori
General Info

National Dex: N/A

Evolves from: N/A

Evolves into: Yoroshitaka

Location: Route 49, 50, 53

Japanese Name: カブトリ

Pokédex Information

Species: The Shell Head Pokémon

Type: Normal/Flying

Ability: Rock Head

Height/Weight: 3'0/45 lbs.

Dex Color: Brown

Breeding Type: Flying

Gender: 50% 50%

Kabutori is a Normal/Flying-type Pokémon native to the Ongan Region

It evolves from Yoroshitaka at Lv. 20.

Physical Description

Kabutori is a small, brown bird with a large shell-like helmet on its head. It has a yellow beak with yellow eyes. Around its face is a black-like covering. On its head is a odd-shaped shell that turns upwards in the back. On its chest and belly is white plummage. This white plumage is also present on both end of the wings. It has yellow, three-toed talons and a white tail with individual sharp feathers.

Gender Differences

The female Kabutori has a smaller shell helmet then the male.

Special Abilities

Are capable of striking its shell-like helmet with devastating effects. It is capable of breaking both rocks, trees, and bones with one devastating strike from it. It can perform dive bomb tactics.


Kabutori uses its strong, shell-like head to smash apart rocks and wood in order to get insects. It will fly upwards, turn around, and dive bomb the object thus destroying it. They fly around in flocks.


Kabutori can be found in plains and forests.

PokeDex Entry

The covering on its head is actually shell-like bone that covers over the head. It divebombs rocks and tree to get insects.

49, 50, 51, 53

Sp. Attack
Sp. Defense

Move List
Level Move Type Cat.
- Tackle Normal
- Sand-Attack Ground Status
4 Quick Attack Normal
6 Wing Attack Ground Physical
10 Harden Fighting
13 Rock Smash Normal
16 Aerial Ace Ghost
19 Focus Energy Ground
22 Air Slash Rock
25 Freefall Ground
27 Double Team Normal
30 Headbutt Normal
32 Double Edge Rock
36 Twister Ground Special
39 Head Smash Normal

Evolution Family

Kusshisu ---> Lv. 20 Mekugesshi



Kabutori is idea of using its head to break apart trees to eat insects is based off from a wood-pecker instead with a heard head instead of beak.

Kabutori's name comes from かぶと (kabuto) and 鳥 (tori). Kabuto means "helmet" and tori means "bird".