#011 Metapod Pokedex

Japanese Name:  TORANSELU

Type:  Bug



Weight: 22 lbs

Evolution Caterpie evolves to Metapod at level 7
                     Metapod evolves to Butterfree at level 10

Description:  The second stage in the Caterpie evolution, Metapod are transitional Pok√©mon — meaning they don't remain Metapod for very long. Once they reach level 10, they evolve into Butterfree.

Advantages:  Grass and Psychic

Disadvantages:  Fire, Fighting, Flying, and Ghost


Gameboy Attacks:

Attack Name Red/Blue Yellow Gold/Silver/Crystal
Harden - - -



Pokemon Snap:

  • Throw Pester Balls at the Metapods in the Cave level and they will drop down for a close-up.

Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow

  • You can catch a Metapod in Viridian Forest in Blue/Red and Yellow, or look for it on Route 24 and 25 (Red/Blue only). But your best bet is to evolve it from a Caterpie at level 7.

Pokemon Gold/Silver:

  • G: Routes 2, 30, Ilex Forest, others
  • S: National Park (Bug Catching Contest)