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Kangaskhan is a Normal-type region-exclusive Pokémon from Kanto region. It does not evolve into nor from any other Pokémon. It is available only in Australia.

Pokédex description

Kangaskhan - Parent Pokémon
If you come across a young Kangaskhan playing by itself, you must never disturb it or attempt to catch it. The baby Pokémon's parent is sure to be in the area, and it will become violently enraged at you.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Fighting 6 (10)
Icon Ground 15 (11)

Charged attacks

Icon Dark
70 (22)
Icon Ground
120 (33)
Icon Dragon
110 (28)
Icon Fighting
50 (25)
Icon Fighting
40 (25) (Legacy move)
Icon Normal
55 (32) (Legacy move)

Evolution family

Kangaskhan is the part of a one-member family.

52. Kangaskhan
#115 Kangaskhan



  • Kangaskhan was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Kangaskhan is 2,217, however it can reach 2,401, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • Since September 26th, 2019, Kangaskhan can be hatched from native 5-km Eggs with a 1,477 of maximal CP.
    • From July 6th, 2016 to late Summer, 2016, Kangaskhan used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
    • Between September 13th and October 8th, 2018, Kangaskhan was temporarily possible 7-km egg hatchling during the Ultra Bonus Event 2018.
    • Between September 9th and September 23rd, 2019, Kangaskhan was temporarily possible 7-km egg hatchling during the Ultra Bonus Event 2019.
  • Shiny form of Kangaskhan was released with the start of Global Challenge, Global Hatches on September 9th, 2019.
  • Kangaskhan is a region-exclusive Pokémon in Australia.
    • This is likely a reference to the kangaroo which is endemic to Australia and Kangaskhan resembles.
  • On August 4th, 2017, Kangaskhan began to spawn in major European cities as part of a continental event. It lasted until August 21st, 2017.

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