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#010 Caterpie

official Caterpie artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Caterpie
Type Bug
Species Worm Pokémon
Height 0.3 m (1' 0")
Weight 2.9 kg (6.4 lbs)
Catch rate 255

Caterpie's description

Caterpie is a Bug-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 1 and has the National Dex number #010. The Pokédex classifies it as the Worm Pokémon.

Caterpie's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
綠毛蟲 / 绿毛虫 (Lǜmáochóng) Chenipan Raupy キャタピー (Caterpie) 캐터피 (Kaeteopi)

Caterpie's resistances & weaknesses

Caterpie's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 1 HP

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Bug
Egg Cycles 15 (approx. 3840 steps)

Caterpie's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Shield Dust - Run Away

Caterpie's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 45
105 200 152 294
Attack 30
31 58 90 174
Defense 35
36 67 95 185
Sp. Atk 20
22 40 79 152
Sp. Def 20
22 40 79 152
Speed 45
45 85 106 207
Total 195

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Caterpie's evolutions

Level 7

Level 10

Caterpie's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
1Red, BlueIts short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
1YellowIf you touch the feeler on top of its head, it will release a horrible stink to protect itself.
1StadiumIt has large, eye-like patterns on its head as protection. They are used to frighten off enemies.
2GoldFor protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
2SilverIts feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
2CrystalIt crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same color as its body.
2Stadium 2For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
3Ruby, SapphireCaterpie 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.
3EmeraldIts voracious appetite compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. It releases a terribly strong odor from its antennae.
3FireRedIt is covered with a green skin. When it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
3LeafGreenIts short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumIt releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
4HeartGoldFor protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
4SoulSilverIts feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
6XFor protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
6YIts feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireCaterpie 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.
7SunWhen attacked by bird Pokémon, it resists by releasing a terrifically strong odor from its antennae, but it often becomes their prey.
7MoonIt's easy to catch, and it grows quickly, making it one of the top recommendations for novice Pokémon Trainers.
7Ultra SunPerhaps because it would like to grow up quickly, it has a voracious appetite, eating a hundred leaves a day.
7Ultra MoonIts body is soft and weak. In nature, its perpetual fate is to be seen by others as food.
7Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!If you touch the feeler on top of its head, it will release a horrible stink to protect itself.
8SwordFor protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antenna on its head to drive away enemies.
8ShieldIts short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.