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Butterfree is a Bug, Flying-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves from Metapod when fed with 50 candies. Butterfree is final evolution form of Caterpie.

Pokédex description

Butterfree - 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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Psychic 20 (13)
Icon Bug 15 (10)
Icon Bug 5 (10) (Legacy move)

Charged attacks

Icon Bug
90 (24)
Icon Psychic
90 (32)
Icon Bug
75 (26)

Evolution family

Butterfree is the part of a three-member family.

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



  • Butterfree was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Butterfree is 1,566, however it can reach 1,696, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • Shiny form of Butterfree was released on November 1st, 2018.
  • On February 16th, 2017, Butterfree's fast attack Bug Bite was replaced with Struggle Bug.

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