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Butterfree
Butterfree
National Pokédex
Metapod - Butterfree (#012) - Weedle
Ability Compound Eyes
Tinted Eyes (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Created by Game Freak

Butterfree(JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a dual-type Bug/Flying Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue. It evolves from Metapod starting at level 10.

Physiology and Behaviour

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue In battle, it flaps its wings at high speed to release highly toxic dust into the air.
Pokémon Yellow Its wings, covered with poisonous powders, repel water. This allows it to fly in the rain.
Pokémon Stadium Its wings are covered with poisonous dust. If you see one flapping its wings, be careful not to inhale any of the dust.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold It collects honey every day. It rubs honey onto the hairs on its legs to carry it back to its nest.
Pokémon Silver Water-repellent powder on its wings enables it to collect honey, even in the heaviest of rains.
Pokémon Crystal It flits from flower to flower, collecting honey. It can even identify distant flowers in bloom.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby Butterfree has a superior ability to search for delicious honey from flowers. It can even search out, extract, and carry honey from flowers that are blooming over six miles from its nest.
Pokémon Sapphire Butterfree has a superior ability to search for delicious honey from flowers. It can even search out, extract, and carry honey from flowers that are blooming over six miles from its nest.
Pokémon Emerald It has a superior ability to search for delicious honey from flowers. It can seek, extract, and carry honey from flowers blooming over six miles away.
Pokémon FireRed The wings are protected by a rain-repellent dust. As a result, this Pokémon can fly about even in rain.
Pokémon LeafGreen In battle, it flaps its wings at great speed to release highly toxic dust into the air.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It loves the honey of flowers and can locate flower patches that have even tiny amounts of pollen.
Pokémon Pearl It loves the honey of flowers and can locate flower patches that have even tiny amounts of pollen.
Pokémon Platinum It loves the honey of flowers and can locate flower patches that have even tiny amounts of pollen.
Pokémon HeartGold It collects honey every day. It rubs honey onto the hairs on its legs to carry it back to its nest.
Pokémon SoulSilver Water-repellent powder on its wings enables it to collect honey, even in the heaviest of rains.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It loves the honey of flowers and can locate flower patches that have even tiny amounts of pollen.
Pokémon White It loves the honey of flowers and can locate flower patches that have even tiny amounts of pollen.
Pokémon Black 2 It loves the honey of flowers and can locate flower patches that have even tiny amounts of pollen.
Pokémon White 2 It loves the honey of flowers and can locate flower patches that have even tiny amounts of pollen.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X It loves the honey of flowers and can locate flower patches that have even tiny amounts of pollen.
Pokémon Y The wings are protected by rain-repellent dust. As a result, this Pokémon can fly about even in rain.
Pokémon Omega Ruby Butterfree has a superior ability to search for delicious honey from flowers. It can even search out, extract, and carry honey from flowers that are blooming over six miles from its nest.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Butterfree has a superior ability to search for delicious honey from flowers. It can even search out, extract, and carry honey from flowers that are blooming over six miles from its nest.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue
Evolve Metapod
Pokémon Yellow
Evolve Metapod
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Route 2Morn

National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)Tu/Th/Sa

Azalea Town, Ilex Forest,Lake of Rage, Route 26, 27, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 (Headbutt)
Pokémon Silver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)Tu/Th/Sa
Pokémon Crystal
Routes 2, 24, and 25Morn/Day

National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)Tu/Th/Sa

Ilex Forest (Headbutt)
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Trade
Pokémon FireRed
Evolve Metapod
Pokémon LeafGreen
Evolve Metapod
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Evolve Metapod
Pokémon Pearl
Evolve Metapod
Pokémon Platinum
Evolve Metapod
Pokémon HeartGold
Route 2, Viridian Forest
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Route 47, Ilex Forest (Headbutt)
Pokémon SoulSilver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Trade
Pokémon White
Route 12 (Rustling grass)
Pokémon White 2
Pinwheel Forest (Hidden Grotto)
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Friend Safari (Bug)
Pokémon Y
Friend Safari (Bug)


Evolut\Geion

Caterpie
Reach level 7.
Metapod
Reach level 10.
Butterfree
PKMN010 PKMN011 PKMN012

Base Stats

Gen I-V

Base Stats
HP 60
Attack 45
Defense 50
Sp. Attack 80
Sp. Defense 80
Speed 70
Average 385

Gen VI

Base Stats
HP 60
Attack 45
Defense 50
Sp. Attack 90
Sp. Defense 80
Speed 70
Average 395

Moveset

Main article: Butterfree/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Red Green
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Red Blue
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Yellow
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Gold
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Silver
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Crystal
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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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