Kabuto is a dual type Rock and Water Fossil Pokemon introduced in Generation I. It is resurrected from a Dome Fossil and evolves into Kabutops starting at level 40. Take a look below for 23 amazing and interesting facts about Kabuto.
1. Kabuto is a small Pokemon resembling a horseshoe crab.
2. It is mostly flat with a protective, brown shell covering its body.
3. There are two small, black eyes on top of its shell, which it uses for sight when it hides on the ocean floor.
4. Underneath the shell is a black space that hides the structure of its main body.
5. Only its four short, yellow legs and a second pair of luminescent red eyes are visible on its underside.
6. In its original time, Kabuto was prominently found on beaches, likely aided by its fast and powerful swimming ability.
7. While it is commonly believed to be extinct, isolated populations of Kabuto have been found to be unchanged for 300 million years.
8. In the Pokémon Red and Blue beta, Kabuto was originally known as “Att”, which is derived from the word “Atlantis”.
9. Kabuto and its evolution share their category name with Blastoise. They are all known as the Shellfish Pokémon.
10. Kabuto’s design consists of a mix of trilobite and the still-living (but considered a living fossil) horseshoe crab.
11. Kabuto is derived from kabutogani (horseshoe crab). Kabuto is also the Japanese word for helmet, specifically the traditional helmets samurai wear.
12. Two Kabuto debuted in Attack of the Prehistoric Pokémon. They were some of the Fossil Pokémon that attacked Ash and Team Rocket until they were scared off by an Aerodactyl.
13. Multiple Kabuto appeared in Shell Shock!. In the episode, Umberto was saying that an island full of Kabuto Fossils would sink once the moon cast a red glow. His warnings turned out to be correct, because the Fossils came to life and the island collapsed, since the Fossils kept the island together.
14. A Kabuto appeared in Dealing With Defensive Types! in the Canalave Gym. It caught Team Rocket trying to steal food from the Gym kitchen whilst Ash was having his Gym battle with Byron, and attacked them with Aqua Jet, sending them blasting off.
15. A Kabuto appeared in a fantasy in A Ruin with a View.
16. A Kabuto appeared in a fantasy in Where’s Armaldo?.
17. A Kabuto appeared in the opening sequence of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.
18. A Mirage Kabuto appeared in a flashback in The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon.
19. A Kabuto appeared in Wild in the Streets!, where it was seen along with several other Pokémon within the habitat created for the revived Fossil Pokémon.
20. A Kabuto Fossil was seen in A Night in the Nacrene City Museum! as an exhibit in the Nacrene City Museum.
21. A Kabuto Fossil was seen in Coming Back into the Cold!.
22. Two Kabuto appeared in The Tiny Caretaker!.
23. Brock rescued the employees of the Pewter City Museum and got a Kabuto as thanks in Striking Golduck. It eventually evolved into a Kabutops prior to the Gold, Silver & Crystal chapter.