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Kabuterimon
(カブテリモン)
Kabuterimon b
Level Champion
Type (Ja:) Insect
(En:) Insectoid
Attribute Vaccine
Family Nature Spirits
Jungle Troopers
Prior forms Tentomon[1]
Next forms MegaKabuterimon (Red)[2]
MegaKabuterimon (Blue)[3]
Kimeramon
* (w/ Devimon)[3]
Slide forms Kongoumon[4]
DigiFuse forms DigiFuse Chart
Shoutmon X7F Superior Mode[4]
Partners Koushiro "Izzy" Izumi
Stray Hacker
Keisuke Amazawa
Voice actors (Ja:) Takahiro Sakurai (Adventure/02/tri.)
(En:) Jeff Nimoy (Adventure/02/tri.)
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Kabuterimon is an Insectoid Digimon. Among newly discovered Digimon, it is a fairly unique Insectoid Digimon. The details of how it digivolved into an insect Type are unclear, but it has both ant-like power and the flawless defensive ability possessed by a beetle. Its personality is the epitome of an insect's, and because it only possesses the instincts for survival, it has no intelligence or anything similar. It swoops down on hostile Virus Digimon without mercy. Its head has been metallized, and boasts the defense of an iron wall.[5] Before Kunemon's discovery, Kabuterimon was thought to be the only existing Insectoid Digimon.[6]

Attacks

  • Electro Shocker (Mega Blaster): Fires an electrical ball at enemies.
  • Beetle Horn Attack (Beetle Horn): Charges his horn with electricity, and attacks enemies with it.
  • Electric Storm: Charges his body and arms with electricity, then flies around with the electricity attacking nearby opponents.

Design

Kabuterimon's design is derived from the Asiatic rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros). It is a bipedal Digimon with four arms. Its head is eyeless and has a black skull helmet with a long horn. It has two pairs of large wings on its upper back. It is blue in coloration with black muscle in the torso, arms, and legs. It has a black stinger on its pelvis.

Etymologies

Kabuterimon (カブテリモン)

Official romanization given by the Digimon Reference Book and used in the franchise.

Development

Fiction

Digimon Adventure

Digimon Adventure (PSP game)

Digimon Adventure 02

The helmet of a separate Kabuterimon was used by the Digimon Emperor in the creation of Kimeramon.

Digimon Frontier

Kabuterimon is one of the Digimon who captured the mass-murderer IceDevimon in the past. Ice Ice Baby

Digimon Fusion

Main article: Kabuterimon (Fusion)

During the battle with MegaDarknessBagramon in the Human World, a Kabuterimon is among the many Digimon Mikey Kudo summons from the Digital World to form Shoutmon X7F Superior Mode. Final Fusion - The Fight For Earth!

Digimon Adventure tri.

Digimon World

Kabuterimon, as recruitable digimon can be found in Beetle Land. When he joins the city, he boost the effect of File City training area sligthly. The player can obtain Kabuterimon with either Biyomon or Kunemon, though the player has a better chance with the latter.

Digimon World 2

Kabuterimon digivolves from Tentomon and can digivolve to MegaKabuterimon (Blue). His speciality is Nature and his special attack is Electro Shocker, which can lowers opponents attack.

Digimon World 3

Kabuterimon can be obtained by leveling Stingmon to level 40 or 50, depending on the starter Digimon. It is involved in obtaining GranKuwagamon, in which it must reach level 40 along with Imperialdramon to obtain the Digivolution. Kabuterimon is also a green Champion card, whose stats are 14/16. It obtains its finisher, Electro Shocker, at level 50.

Digimon World: Next Order

Kabuterimon is a Nature Vaccine type, Champion level Digimon. It digivolves from Tentomon, Wormmon and Keramon and can digivolve into MegaKabuterimon (Red), MegaKabuterimon (Blue) and SkullGreymon. If the poop gauge hits max, it will digivolve into PlatinumSukamon.

Digimon Digital Card Battle

A real Kabuterimon appears as an opponent in Wiseman Tower, after defeating Togemon. He uses the "Anti-A Deck".

The Kabuterimon card is #086 and is a Champion level Nature-type card with 950 HP, needing 40 DP to digivolve into, and worth 20 DP in the DP Slot. Its attacks are:

  • B c "Electro Shocker": inflicts 550 damage.
  • B t "Big Horn": inflicts 360 damage.
  • B x "Quick Thrust": inflicts 0 damage, and counters opponent's B c attack.

It has no support effect.

Digimon World DS

Kabuterimon digivolves from Tentomon, and can digivolve to MegaKabuterimon (Red).

Digimon World Dawn and Dusk

Kabuterimon is #092 in Digimon World Dawn and Dusk, and is an Attacker-class Insect/Plant species Digimon with a resistance to the Thunder element and a weakness to the Wind. Its basic stats are 168 HP, 161 MP, 106 Attack, 102 Defense, 64 Spirit, 81 Speed, and 35 Aptitude. It possesses the Protect 3 and Thunder Sign 3 traits.

Kabuterimon digivolves from Tentomon and can digivolve to MegaKabuterimon (Blue) or MegaKabuterimon (Red). In order to digivolve or degenerate to Kabuterimon, the Digimon must be at least level 21, with 410 Insect/Plant experience.

Kabuterimon can DNA Digivolve to Kimeramon with Devimon.[citation needed]

Kabuterimon can be hatched from the Insect DigiEgg.

Digimon Story: Lost Evolution

Kabuterimon is #070, and is a Champion-level, Tank-class, Insect-species Digimon with a resistance to the Thunder element and a weakness to the Fire element. It possesses the Confusion Guard and Bug Glasses traits.

It dwells in the Login Mountain. When defeated, it can drop the debug plate for Kabuterimon.

Kabuterimon digivolves from Tentomon and can digivolve into MegaKabuterimon (Red) or Kimeramon. In order to digivolve or degenerate into Kabuterimon, your Digimon must be at least level 17 with 50% Friendship, but only once you have revived Kabuterimon.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Kabuterimon is a Plant Vaccine Type, Champion level Digimon and uses 6 memory. It digivolves from Tentomon, Biyomon and Wormmon and can digivolve to MegaKabuterimon, Lilamon and Cherrymon. Its special attack is Electro Shokcer and its support skill is Numbing Waves which prevents paralysis.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory

Kabuterimon is #082 and is a Plant Vaccine Type, Champion level Digimon and uses 6 memory. It digivolves from Tentomon, Biyomon and Wormmon and can digivolve to MegaKabuterimon, Lilamon and Cherrymon. Its special attack is Electro Shokcer and its support skill is Numbing Waves which prevents paralysis.

Notes and references