Caterpie

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#010    Caterpie

Type(s)

Bug

Generation

  I  

Abilities

Ability 1
Shield Dust
Hidden Ability
Run Away

Rarity Tier

  Common  

Catch rate

  255/255 (33.33%)  

Base stats

HP
45

Atk
30

Def
35

Sp.Atk
20

Sp.Def
20

Spd
45

Base-stat total: 195
EV Yield

HP
1

Atk
0

Def
0

Sp.Atk
0

Sp.Def
0

Spd
0

EV-yield total: 1

Base Experience

  53  

Gender Ratio

    50%  
  50%    

Height

  0.3m  

Weight

  2.9kg  

Caterpie is a Bug-type Pokémon.

As a part of one of the lowest-evolvable level-designated evolutionary lines, Caterpie evolves into Metapod at level 7, which evolves into its final evolutionary stage in Butterfree at level 10.

Obtainability

Wild

Location Levels Times Held Item Rarity Tier
Bug Catching Area 15-19 Morning Day Night Common
Ilex Forest 5-9 Morning Day Oran Berry Common
Nap Forest 42-45 Morning Common
National Park 10-14 Morning Day Common
Pattern Bush 10-15 Day Common
Pinkan Island Meadow 60-65 Morning Common
Route 2 5-7 Morning Day Night Common
Route 24 10-14 Morning Common
Route 25 12-14 Morning Day Night Common
Route 30 3-5 Morning Day Common
Viridian Forest 4-8 Morning Night Common
  • Pink-colored areas denote that this area or inhabiting spawn is strictly members-accessible
  • Emboldened levels indicate they are isolatable with the Repel trick

Headbutt Trees

Location Levels Rarity Tier
Pallet Town 2-6 Common
Route 1 2-6 Common
Route 3 5-12 Common
Route 7 16-22 Common
Route 11 18-22 Common
Route 15 30-34 Common
Safari Zone Exclusive 21-25 Common

Pink denotes a Membership requirement for the area or spawn.

NPCs

Caterpie is one out of many assignable Pokémon in Kanto‘s iteration of the Daily Challenges system; by virtue of that, this is one of the guaranteedly shiny Pokémon that may be potentially rewarded for every 50-divisible task.

Discontinued methods

Caterpie previously spawned in these areas.

Region Location Levels Times Held Item Rarity Tier

Caterpie is no longer accessible in this area—be it due to the area’s present inaccessibility or the Pokémon’s removal. This data exists strictly for archival purposes.

Moves

Level-Up

Level Moves Type Category Base Power Accuracy PP
String Shot Bug Status 95 40
Tackle Normal Physical 50 100 35
9 Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100 20
  • Emboldened moves denote this Pokémon avails from a STAB bonus for it.
  • Italicized moves are broken; see their individual pages for more information.
  • All moves subsumed on this list are relearnable via the Move Relearners if lost.

Move-tutors

Move Type Category Base Power Accuracy PP
Bug Bite Bug Physical 60 100 20
  • Emboldened moves denote that this Pokémon avails from a STAB bonus for it.
  • Italicized moves are broken; see their individual pages for more information.
  • Read to the move tutors article for tutorship information for all moves hereon.

Type Effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions, this Pokémon is:

 2×  Weak to  1×  Neutral to  ½×  Resistant to  0×  Immune to
Fire
Flying
Rock
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Ghost
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Steel
Water
Fighting
Grass
Ground
None

Leveling Chart

This is a tabulated leveling chart of the amount of experience required to advance per level. It also comparatively generates the amount of experience required for its evolved forms, thereby allowing to handily cross-compare how much more experience its evolutions would need to reach the same level.

Level XP Level-Up Differential Caterpie-Metapod Differential Caterpie-Butterfree Differential
1 42 4 19 90
2 46 4 21 98
3 66 20 45 156
4 119 53 95 293
5 219 100 178 542
6 382 163 301 936
7 626 244 468 1507
8 964 338 684 2286
9 1415 451 958 3307
10 1992 577 1291 4600
11 2713 721 1693 6199
12 3593 880 2168 8134
13 4648 1055 2721 10438
14 5893 1245 3358 13145
15 7346 1453 4087 16285
16 9022 1676 4910 19891
17 10936 1914 5835 23993
18 13105 2169 6867 28627
19 15544 2439 8012 33822
20 18270 2726 9276 39612
21 21298 3028 10664 46028
22 24645 3347 12182 53102
23 28325 3680 13835 60866
24 32356 4031 15631 69355
25 36753 4397 17573 78597
26 41532 4779 19667 88626
27 46708 5176 21921 99475
28 52299 5591 24339 111176
29 58319 6020 26927 123759
30 64785 6466 29691 137259
31 71712 6927 32636 151706
32 79118 7406 35769 167134
33 87016 7898 39093 183573
34 95424 8408 42617 201058
35 104358 8934 46345 219620
36 113833 9475 50283 239290
37 123865 10032 54437 260101
38 134471 10606 58813 282086
39 145666 11195 63415 305277
40 157466 11800 68251 329705
41 169888 12422 73326 355405
42 182947 13059 78644 382407
43 196660 13713 84214 410744
44 211042 14382 90039 440448
45 226109 15067 96126 471553
46 241878 15769 102481 504091
47 258365 16487 109109 538093
48 275586 17221 116016 573593
49 293557 17971 123208 610623
50 312293 18736 130691 649217
51 331813 19520 138472 689407
52 352131 20318 146553 731224
53 373264 21133 154945 774704
54 395228 21964 163650 819879
55 418041 22813 172677 866783
56 441718 23677 182029 915448
57 466276 24558 191714 965908
58 491732 25456 201737 1018198
59 518102 26370 212105 1072352
60 545405 27303 222826 1128404
61 573656 28251 233902 1186389
62 602874 29218 245343 1246343
63 633076 30202 257154 1308300
64 664280 31204 269343 1372300
65 696505 32225 281916 1438377
66 729769 33264 294879 1506572
67 764092 34323 308242 1576924
68 799493 35401 322012 1649473
69 835994 36501 336197 1724264
70 873617 37623 350806 1801341
71 912384 38767 365848 1880751
72 952320 39936 381334 1962546
73 993452 41132 397276 2046783
74 1035810 42358 413686 2133521
75 1079424 43614 430577 2222828
76 1124331 44907 447969 2314784
77 1170573 46242 465881 2409474
78 1218197 47624 484336 2507003
79 1267260 49063 503364 2607495
80 1317831 50571 523001 2711098
81 1369993 52162 543292 2817998
82 1423852 53859 564297 2928429
83 1479541 55689 586091 3042689
84 1537236 57695 608779 3161171
85 1597165 59929 632498 3284396
86 1659642 62477 657443 3413075
87 1725094 65452 683883 3548191
88 1794127 69033 712211 3691139
89 1867606 73479 742999 3843931
90 1946807 79201 777114 4009549
91 2033652 86845 815890 4192521
92 2131119 97467 861453 4399916
93 2243970 112851 917293 4643130
94 2380087 136117 989355 4941198
95 2553055 172968 1088214 5327250
96 2787418 234363 1233626 5861793
97 3130062 342644 1464742 6661828
98 3676822 546760 1864866 7969779
99 4640658 963836 2627469 10332714
100 6547948 1907290 4254668 15126734

Special Counterparts

Main article: Pokémon Counterparts

  • Original counterpart

  • Shiny Caterpie

  • Pink Caterpie

External Links

  • Caterpie’s Bulbapedia
  • Caterpie’s Serebii


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