Caterpie

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Caterpie
キャタピー
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Mega Blastoise < Caterpie > Metapod

Species Type
Worm Pokémon Bug.png
Number Ability
#10 Shield Dust
Run Away
Height Weight
1' (0.3m) 6.4 lbs. (2.9kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Metapod
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 HP Point

Caterpie (キャタピー) is the 10th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Bug-Type, and it is known as the Worm Pokémon.

Caterpie uses the Shield Dust Ability. This Ability prevents the secondary effects of damage-dealing attacks from working. Caterpie's Hidden Ability is the Run Away Ability, which enables Caterpie to run away from battles against a Wild Pokémon unless a trapping Move or Ability is in effect.

Caterpie gain the opportunity to evolve into Metapod starting at Level 7. It can evolve a second time into Butterfree starting at Level 10.

Caterpie is in the Bug Egg group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 steps to hatch. It takes Caterpie One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Caterpie takes on the appearance of a small green caterpillar with pink antennae and a yellow underside.

[edit] Gender Differences

Caterpie doesn't have any characteristics to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Caterpie appears at Viridian Forest in Red, Blue and Yellow. Additionally, Caterpie appears at Route 25 in Red, and Routes 24 & 25 in Blue.

Caterpie appears at the National Park, Ilex Forest and Routes 2, 30 & 31 in Gold and Crystal. Caterpie only appears during the Bug Catching Competition in Pokémon Silver & Pokémon Soul Silver. Caterpie also appears at Routes 24 & 25 in Crystal.

In Fire Red and Leaf Green, Caterpie appears at Viridian Forest, Route 25, and Pattern Bush.

Caterpie doesn't appear in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum until after the National Pokédex has been obtained, and it appears at the South End of Route 204 with Fire Red Inserted into the Game Boy Advance Slot of a Nintendo DS. Caterpie also appears at Eterna Forest in Platinum under the aforementioned conditions. In Pokémon Heart Gold, Caterpie appears at Routes 2, 30 and 31, along with Ilex Forest, the National Park, Viridian Forest, any of the Headbutt Trees in Ilex Forest and the Bug Catching Contest.

Caterpie appears at White Forest in Pokémon White. In Pokémon White 2, the only way to obtain a Caterpie is to Breed a Butterfree.

Caterpie can be found at Santalune Forest in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, and Route 2 in Pokémon Y.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Caterpie appears at Phobos Train, Endless Level 9, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Caterpie appears at Wish Cave 2F-4F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. Caterpie appears at Apple Woods 1F-4F and Oran Forest 1F-4F in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky.

Caterpie appears in all three versions of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the first five floors of each game's Weird-themed area and on floors 3-6 in each game's respective Final-themed area.

Caterpie has yet to appear in any of the Pokémon Ranger games as of writing.

Caterpie can be found in the Meadow Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. Knock it out of a tree, then complete a Tag Race to obtain it. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Caterpie appears at Windmill Way in the Arbor Area. You'll have to defeat it in battle to befriend it, after which you'll be able to call it into battle.

Caterpie can be found at Sun-Dappled Bank Treetops 2-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Caterpie appears in a total of six sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Base, Neo Discovery, Expedition, EX FireRed and Leaf Green, Great Encounters & Heart Gold/Soul Silver sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash's Caterpie

Ash would capture a Caterpie in the Viridian Forest in the episode "Ash Catches a Pokémon," the first Pokémon that he captured. Despite getting weakened in a battle against a Wild Pidgeotto, it was able to drive off Team Rocket's attack by using String Shot on Koffing, Ekans and Meowth. It evolved into a Metapod by the episode's end.

[edit] Movies

Another trainer used a Caterpie in the film Mewtwo Strikes Back. Wild Caterpie appear in the film Celebi: Voice of the Forest and the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Rescue Adventure and Camp Pikachu.

[edit] Manga

A Caterpie was accidentally set free from Professor Oak's Lab, only to be recaptured by Red in Chapter 2.

In Chapter 49, Yellow would save a Caterpie from getting caught in the fire and flames as a result of a battle against Super Nerd Miles in Celadon City. This Caterpie would follow Yellow and would join her team in Chapter 53. She would nickname her Caterpie Peesk, who would evolve in Chapter 89.

WIld Caterpie have made appearances in Chapters 3 and 133.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Caterpie is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red Few Viridian Forest
Route 25
Blue Many Viridian Forest
Route 24
Route 25
Yellow Many Viridian Forest
Gold/Crystal Many National Park
Ilex Forest
Route 2
Route 30
Route 31
Silver Few Bug Catching Contest
Crystal Many Route 24
Route 25
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen Common Viridian Forest
Route 25
Pattern Bush
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 8% Route 204: South (Fire Red Inserted into Nintendo DS' GBA Slot)
Platinum 8% Route 204 (North/South)
Eterna Forest (Fire Red Inserted into Nintendo DS' GBA Slot)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 20% National Park: Bug Catching Contest (Before Obtaining National Pokédex/Tuesday
Heart Gold 30%
31%
National Park (Day)
Route 2 (Morning/Day)
Heart Gold 35% Route 30 (Morning)
Route 31 (Morning/Day)
Heart Gold 40%
50%
Viridian Forest (Morning/Day)
Route 30 (Morning)
Ilex Forest (Morning)
National Park (Morning)
Heart Gold 60% Ilex Forest (Day)
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
White Unknown% White Forest
Black 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Breed Butterfree
X Rare Santalue Forest
Y Common Santalune Forest
Y Rare Route 2

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
Pokémon Blue Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
Pokémon Yellow If you touch the feeler on top of its head, it will release a horrible stink to protect itself.



II Pokémon Gold For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
II Pokémon Silver Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
II Pokémon Crystal It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same color as its body.



III Pokémon Ruby Caterpie has a voracious appetite. It can devour leaves bigger than its body right before your eyes. From its antenna, this Pokémon releases a terrifically strong odor.
III Pokémon Sapphire Caterpie has a voracious appetite. It can devour leaves bigger than its body right before your eyes. From its antenna, this Pokémon releases a terrifically strong odor.
III Pokémon Emerald Its voracious appetite compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. It releases a terribly strong odor from its antennae.
III Pokémon FireRed It is covered with a green skin. When it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
III Pokémon LeafGreen Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.



IV Pokémon Diamond It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
IV Pokémon Pearl It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
IV Pokémon Platinum It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
IV Pokémon HeartGold For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.



V Pokémon Black It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
V Pokémon White It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
V Pokémon Black 2 It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
V Pokémon White 2 It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.



VI Pokémon X For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
VI Pokémon Y Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
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Power Full.pngEmpty.pngEmpty.png
Technique Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump Full.pngFull.png


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
45
- 200 294 -
Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Def
35
67 75 169 185
Sp. Atk
20
40 45 139 152
Sp. Def
20
40 45 139 152
Spd
45
85 95 189 207

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Tackle Normal.png 50 100 Physical
Start String Shot Bug.png N/A 95 Status
15 Bug Bite Bug.png 60 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

Caterpie doesn't learn any moves by way of TM/HM.

[edit] Via Breeding

Caterpie doesn't learn any moves by way of breeding.

[edit] Generation V Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Electroweb Electric.png 55 95% Special
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

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Caterpie
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Level 7
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Level 10


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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