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Caterpie
Caterpie
National Pokédex
Blastoise - Caterpie (#010) - Metapod
Ability Shield Dust
Run Away (Hidden)
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Blue
Created by Game Freak
Designed by Ken Sugimori

Caterpie (キャタピー, Caterpie) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a Bug type Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue.

Physiology and Behavior

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon

Other Pokémon games

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and 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.
Pokémon Stadium It has large, eye-like patterns on its head as protection. They are used to frighten off enemies.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
Pokémon Silver Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
Pokémon Crystal It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same color as its body.
Third Pokémon generation
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.
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.
Pokémon Emerald Its voracious appetite compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. It releases a terribly strong odor from its antennae.
Pokémon FireRed It is covered with a green skin. When it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
Pokémon LeafGreen Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Pokémon Pearl It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Pokémon Platinum It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Pokémon HeartGold For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
Pokémon SoulSilver Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Pokémon White It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Pokémon Black 2 It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Pokémon White 2 It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
Pokémon Y Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
Pokémon Omega 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.
Pokémon Alpha 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.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
Pokémon Red and Blue
Routes 2, 24, and 25, Viridian Forest
Pokémon Yellow
Viridian Forest
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Morn/Day: Routes 2, Route 30, and Route 31, Ilex Forest and National Park
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Headbutt: Azalea Town, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage, Route 26, 27, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
Pokémon Silver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Pokémon Crystal
Morn/Day: Routes 2, 24, 25, Route 30, and Route 31, Ilex Forest and National Park
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Headbutt: Ilex Forest
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Trade/ Breed
Pokémon FireRed
Routes 2, 24, and 25, Viridian Forest
Pokémon LeafGreen
Routes 2, 24, and 25, Viridian Forest
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Route 204 (FireRed)
Pokémon Pearl
Route 204 (FireRed)
Pokémon Platinum
Route 204, Eterna Forest (FireRed)
Pokémon HeartGold
Morn/Day: Routes 2, Route 30, and Route 31, Ilex Forest, National Park and Viridian Forest
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Headbutt: Ilex Forest
Pokémon SoulSilver
National Park (Bug-Catching Contest)
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Trade/ Breed
Pokémon Black 2
Trade/ Breed
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Santalune Forest
Pokémon Y
Route 2, Santalune Forest
Pokémon Omega Ruby
Trade/ Breed


Evolution

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

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 45
Attack 30
Defense 35
Sp. Attack 20
Sp. Defense 20
Speed 45
Average 32

Moveset

Main article: Caterpie/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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Trivia

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