General Information
Species Cocoon Pokémon
Type Bug
Ability Shed Skin
Gender Ratio 50% male, 50% female
Evolves from Caterpie (Lv. 7)
Evolves into Butterfree (Lv. 10)
Breeding Information
Egg Group Bug
Pokédex / Browser Numbers
National #011
Kanto #011
Johto #025
Kalos #024 (Central)

Metapod is a Bug-type Pokémon that evolves from Caterpie at Lv. 7, and evolves into Butterfree at Lv. 10.


Metapod resembles a green chrysalis. Its soft body is protected by a hard outer shell while it undergoes metamorphosis.


Metapod lives in forests.


Metapod generally remains motionless, preparing its soft innards for evolution inside its hard shell.


While this shell is said to be as hard as steel, a sudden, powerful impact could cause its tender body to pop out, leaving it completely exposed.

Notable MetapodEdit

Name Trainer
Metapod Bugsy
Metapod Samurai

Former MetapodEdit

Name Trainer Note(s)
Butterfree Ash Ketchum (formerly) Evolved into a Butterfree.
Butterfree Xander Evolved into a Butterfree.
Not offically caught.
Butterfree None Evolved into a Butterfree.
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