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Butterfree

Butterfree is a Bug, Flying-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves from Metapod after being fed 50 candies. Butterfree is the final evolution of Caterpie.

Pokédex description

Butterfly Pokémon
Butterfree has a superior ability to search for delicious honey from flowers. It can even search out, extract, and carry honey from flowers that are blooming over six miles from its nest.
- Butterfree's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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20 (13)
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15 (10)

Charged attacks

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90 (24)
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90 (32)
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75 (26)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Butterfree is part of a three-member family.

4.
Caterpie
#010 Caterpie
12 Caterpie candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Metapod
#011 Metapod
50 Caterpie candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Butterfree
#012 Butterfree

4.
Caterpie
#010 Caterpie
12 Caterpie candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Metapod
#011 Metapod
50 Caterpie candy.pngArrow Dark.png
Butterfree
#012 Butterfree

Forms

Regular male Shiny male Regular female Shiny female
Bow
Butterfree bow.png Butterfree bow shiny.png Butterfree female bow.png Butterfree female bow shiny.png

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
1,566
1,696

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Fashion Week 2021: Sep 21 - 28 (bow)

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Raid Battles
1,044
1,305

(weather boosted)
Tier 3 CP 13,463

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
783 Field Research:
Transfer 7 Pokémon: Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto
Special Research/Timed Research:
Fashion Week - Completing 2nd part (bow)
Ultra Unlock 2021: Sword and Shield - 3rd part: Defeat 4 Team GO Rocket Grunts


Gallery

Trivia

  • Butterfree is a tier 3 Raid Boss most recently. However, it used to be a tier 4 before.

External links

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