|2'4" (0.7m)||21.8 lbs. (9.9kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||2 Defense Points|
Metapod is in the Bug Egg group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 steps to hatch. It takes Metapod One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Metapod takes on the appearance of a green cocoon.
 Gender Differences
Metapod doesn't have any characteristics to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Metapod appears at the National Park, Ilex Forest and Routes 2, 30 & 31 in Gold and Crystal. Metapod only appears during the Bug Catching Competition in Pokémon Silver & Pokémon Soul Silver. Metapod also appears at Routes 24 & 25 in Crystal.
Metapod doesn't appear in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum until after the National Pokédex has been obtained, and it appears at Eterna Forest with Fire Red Inserted into the Game Boy Advance Slot of a Nintendo DS. In Pokémon Heart Gold, Metapod 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.
 Spin-Off Games
Metapod appears at SOL Laboratory 2, Secret Storage 8, Endless Level 4 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Metapod appears at Joyous Tower 7F-8F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. Metapod appears at Mystifying Forest B1-B13 and Oran Forest B1-B29 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Metapod also appears at Happy Outlook in Explorers of Time & Darkness; while Happy Outlook goes by the name of Joy Cape in Explorers of Sky the range of floors is the same: B1-B19.
Explorers of Sky has an exclusive dungeon called Sky Summit, which features Metapod at PTC1 1F-3F, PTC2 1F-3F and PTC3 1F-3F. Metapod appears in all three versions of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the 6F-10F of each game's Weird-themed area and 10F-13F in each game's respective Final-themed area.
Metapod has yet to appear in any of the Pokémon Ranger games as of writing.
Metapod can be found at the Haunted Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. To obtain it, first beat Rotom's Spooky Shoot-'em-Up. Next, knock it from a tree, then talk to it to complete the process of obtaining Metapod. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Metapod appears at Rockridge Fort in the Crag Area after retrieving it from Wish Park. Show Metapod a photo of Serperior to befriend it.
Metapod can be found at Sun-Dappled Bank Treetops 2-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Metapod appears in a total of six sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Base Set, and as an Uncommon Card in the Neo Discovery, Expedition, EX FireRed and Leaf Green, Great Encounters & Heart Gold/Soul Silver sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
After Ash's Caterpie evolved into a Metapod at the end of the episode Ash Catches a Pokémon, it would defeat a trainer's Pinsir in the episode Challenge of the Samurai, only for Ash to be separated from his Metapod by a Beedrill Swarm. Ash would track his Metapod down the next morning, and it would evolve into a Butterfree after it slammed itself into an attacking Beedrill.
Wild Metapod appear in the film Celebi: Voice of the Forest, the only film appearance to date for Metapod.
Professor Oak's Caterpie would evolve into a Metapod during Chapter 2. In Chapter 89, Yellow's Caterpie, given the nickname Peesk, would evolve into a Metapod, but he would evolve into a Butterfree during the same chapter.
Bugsy also appears with a pair of Metapod during Chapters 100, 102 and 134.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Metapod is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier as it is has yet to reach its final evolved form.
 Area Locations
 Pokédex Entries
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
Metapod doesn't learn any moves by way of TM/HM.
 Via Breeding
Metapod doesn't learn any moves by way of breeding.
 Via Level-Up
 Via Generation 5 Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation V Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Black 2/White 2)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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