Kakuna (Base Set 33)

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Kakuna LV.23
コクーン Cocoon
Illus. Keiji Kinebuchi
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Weedle
Card name Kakuna
Type Grass
Hit Points 80
retreat cost
English expansion Base Set
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 33/102
Japanese expansion Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 47/130
Card GB set Evolution
Card GB ID B08
Card GB 2 set Beginning Pokémon
Card GB 2 ID A04
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 50/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Kakuna.

Kakuna (Japanese: コクーン Cocoon) is a Grass-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Base Set.

Card text

ColorlessColorless Stiffen
Flip a coin. If heads, prevent all damage done to Kakuna during your opponent's next turn. (Any other effects of attacks still happen.)
GrassGrass Poisonpowder
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Poisoned.

Pokédex data

Kakuna - Cocoon Pokémon
No. Height Weight
014 2'0" (0.6 m) 22 lbs. (10.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
Almost incapable of moving, this Pokémon can only harden its shell to protect itself from predators.

Release information

This card was included in the Base Set, first released in the Japanese Expansion Pack. It was reprinted in the Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection expansions.


Early prints of the card mistakenly list the weight as length.


Poison Powder, formatted on this card as Poisonpowder, is a move in the Pokémon games that Kakuna cannot learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.

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