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Metapod is a Bug-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves from Caterpie after being fed with 12 candies and it can evolve into Butterfree when fed with 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Metapod - Cocoon Pokémon
The shell covering this Pokémon's body is as hard as an iron slab. Metapod does not move very much. It stays still because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the hard shell.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 5 (10)
Icon Normal 5 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Normal 35 (16)

Evolution family

Metapod is the part of a three-member family.

4. Caterpie
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12 Caterpie candy
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50 Caterpie candy
#012 Butterfree



  • Metapod was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Metapod is 386, however it can reach 418, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Metapod's CP was 1,432. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 257 and 321 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Shiny form of Metapod was released on November 1st, 2018.

External links

  • Metapod page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Metapod article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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