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Metapod

Metapod artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

National Dex No. 011
Type Bug

Metapod's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 50
110 210 157 304
Attack 20
22 40 79 152
Defense 55
54 103 117 229
Sp. Atk 25
27 49 84 163
Sp. Def 25
27 49 84 163
Speed 30
31 58 90 174
Total 205

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.

Metapod's evolutions

Caterpie artwork by Ken Sugimori #010
Caterpie
Bug
Metapod artwork by Ken Sugimori #011
Metapod
Bug

Level 7

Butterfree artwork by Ken Sugimori #012
Butterfree
Bug / Poison

Level 10

Metapod's Pokédex entries

Game Pokédex entry
RedThis Pokémon is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.
BlueThis Pokémon is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.
YellowHardens its shell to protect itself. However, a large impact may cause it to pop out of its shell.
StadiumWhen it hardens, only the external shell is transformed. The inside remains tender.
GoldInside the shell, it is soft and weak as it prepares to evolve. It stays motionless in the shell.
SilverIt prepares for evolution by hardening its shell as much as possible to protect its soft body.
CrystalThis is its preevolved form. At this stage, it can only harden, so it remains motionless to avoid attack.
Stadium 2Inside the shell, it is soft and weak as it prepares to evolve. It stays motionless in the shell.
RubyThe shell covering this Pokémon's body is as hard as an iron slab. Metapod does not move very much. It stays still because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the hard shell.
SapphireThe shell covering this Pokémon's body is as hard as an iron slab. Metapod does not move very much. It stays still because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the hard shell.
EmeraldIts shell is as hard as an iron slab. A Metapod does not move very much because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the shell.
Fire RedEven though it is encased in a sturdy shell, the body inside is tender. It can't withstand a harsh attack.
Leaf GreenThis Pokémon is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.
DiamondA steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
PearlA steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
PlatinumA steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
HeartGoldInside the shell, it is soft and weak as it prepares to evolve. It stays motionless in the shell.
SoulSilverIt prepares for evolution by hardening its shell as much as possible to protect its soft body.
BlackA steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
WhiteA steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
Black 2A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
White 2A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
XA steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
YThis Pokémon is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.
Omega RubyThe shell covering this Pokémon's body is as hard as an iron slab. Metapod does not move very much. It stays still because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the hard shell.
Alpha SapphireThe shell covering this Pokémon's body is as hard as an iron slab. Metapod does not move very much. It stays still because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the hard shell.
SunIts shell is filled with its soft innards. It doesn't move much because of the risk it might carelessly spill its innards out.
MoonIts shell is hard, but it's still just a bug shell. It's been known to break, so intense battles with it should be avoided.
Ultra SunIts shell is filled with a thick liquid. All of the cells throughout its body are being rebuilt in preparation for evolution.
Ultra MoonIts hard shell doesn't crack a bit even if Pikipek pecks at it, but it will tip over, spilling out its insides.
Let's Go PikachuHardens its shell to protect itself. However, a large impact may cause it to pop out of its shell.
Let's Go EeveeHardens its shell to protect itself. However, a large impact may cause it to pop out of its shell.
SwordIt is waiting for the moment to evolve. At this stage, it can only harden, so it remains motionless to avoid attack.
ShieldEven though it is encased in a sturdy shell, the body inside is tender. It can't withstand a harsh attack.