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Kabu - How To Beat

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Read this article to find out how to beat Gym Leader Kabu in Pokemon Sword and Shield (SWSH). Check out what Pokemon he uses and what Pokemon you should bring!

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Gym Leader Kabu's Pokemon Lineup

Gym Leader Kabu
Ninetales IconNinetalesfire Icon
Lv. 25
Ground IconRock Iconwater Icon
Arcanine IconArcaninefire Icon
Lv. 25
Ground IconRock Iconwater Icon
fire Iconbug Icon
Lv. 27
(x4)Rock Icon
Flying Iconwater Icon

Recommended Pokemon Against Gym Leader Kabu

Bring Rock or Water Type Pokemon

Bring Rock or Water Type Pokemon

Take advantage of the Fire Type weaknesses to deal more damage to Kabu's team. Rock and Water Type Pokemon are strong against them and will do more damage with same elemental typ moves!

Recommended Pokemon To Bring

PokemonTypeCatch Location
GyaradosGyaradoswater IconFlyingEvolve from Magikarp Magikarp can be fished early in the game.
RockfireLV.18: Evolves From Rolycoly. Rolycoly found at Route 3 or Galar Mines.
DrednawDrednawwaterRockEvolve from Chewtle at Lv.22. Chewtle can be found early in the game.

Tips to Defeat Gym Leader Kabu

Recommended Level: 25 - 27

It is recommended to level your Pokemon to at least level 25. Ideally, it would be best to level your Pokemon to level 27 in order to defeat Kabu without any difficulties!

Check Out the Exp Farm & Leveling Guide Here!

Face Dynamax Centiskorch with Rock Pokemon

Face Centiskorch with Water Pokemon

Centiskorch's 2 Max Moves are both fire types. They both have high offensive power so make sure to bring out a Rock Pokemon to tank them. Incidentally, a Rock Type is also highly effective against it.

Dynamax at Arcanine

Dynamax at Arcanine

Finish off Arcanine with a Max move to begin the fight with Centiskorch in Dynamax form. This will also allow you to change the scenery of the Gym to your advantage if needed.

Kabu - Gym Leader Overview

Dynamax at ArcanineKabu is the Fire Gym Leader. He's the third Gym Leader you'll need to face, right after Nessa the Water Gym Leader.

Rewards Gained When Beating Kabu

Rewards Gained When Beating Kabu
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Check Out the vs. Kabu Walkthrough Here!

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