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

Pokédex description

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.
- Metapod's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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5 (10)
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5 (10)

Charged attacks

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35 (16)

Evolution family

Metapod 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

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
386
418

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
New Pokémon Snap Celebration: 2021 Apr 29 - May 2

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Raid Battles
257
321

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 1,432

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
193 Field Research:
Send 3 Gifts to friends: 2021 Jul


Gallery

External links

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