#Unknown Barkat
Category Bark Piece Pokémon
National Dex Nr. #Unknown
Regional Dex Nr. #002
Generation 7
Pokémon Color Green
First Appearance Pokémon Shimmer and Music
Latest Appearance ditto to above
Type(s) Grass
Ability/ies Overgrow
(Hidden: Symbiosis)
Average Height 8
Average Weight 6 lbs
Evolves From Pusspine
Evolves Into Catree

Barkat is the evolution of the grass starter, Pusspine, from Pokémon Shimmer and Music.



Barkat resembles a piece of tree bark with closed eyes, a cat nose and mouth, and cat whiskers that look like twigs.

Gender differences

Sometimes males are missing a chip in their ear.


Barkat are usually very mischievous and naughty, but have a soft, cuddly side.


Barkat make holes in trees that match their shape, then fit themselves in. This works well as cameoflage.


Pokédex Entries

Shimmer Barkats make holes in trees that exactly match their shape. They then fit themselves in. This works as a cameoflage.
Music Barkat have rough skin, like tree bark. Its sensetive, twig-like whiskers can detect every movement within five feet of it.

Game Locations

Shimmer Music Impossible (0%) Level up Pusspine to level 15.


Evolves from Pusspine(lv. 15)

Evolves into Catree (lv. 37)


Level up

Lv. Name Type Power Accuracy Type
Base Pound Normal 40 100% Physical
Base Leer Normal - - Status
5 Growth Grass - - Status
9 Absorb  Grass 20 100% Special
13 Razor Leaf Grass 55 95% Physical
17 Leer Normal - - Status
22 Bite Dark 60 100% Physical
27 Mega Drain Grass 40 100% Special
32 Poisonpowder Poison - - Status
37 Nap Normal - - Healing
42 Crunch Dark 80 95% Physical
47 Giga Drain Grass 75 100% Special
55 Wood Hammer Grass 120 100% Physical

Bold indicates STAB (Same move-user type bonus) is received when Barkat uses this move.

Names in Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
EnglishBarkatFrom Bark(Tree bark) and "Cat".
SpanishMaderatoFrom "Madera" (Wood), and "Gato" (Cat)
FrenchBoischatFrom bois (wood) and chat (cat)
DutchHoutkatFrom "hout" (wood) and "kat" (cat)
GermanBaumrindzeFrom "baumrinde" (tree bark), and "katze" (Cat)
ItalianLeggattoFrom "gatto" (cat) and "legno" (wood)



  • Barkat is based on the stereotype that cats get stuck in trees.