A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
- Type: Bug
- Pokedex: #011
- Location: Viridian Forest.
- Rarity: Fairly Common
- Evolution Chain: Caterpie -> Metapod -> Butterfree
- Best Stats: Defense; HP
- Worst Stats: Attack; Sp. Attack
- Name Origin: Based off the prefix "Meta" meaning to add to something, because it is becoming a butterfly, and "Pod", because it means something similar to an egg.
Strengths and Weaknesses Edit
- Immune To: None
- Strong Defense To: Grass; Ground; Fighting
- Weak Defense To: Flying; Rock; Fire
- No Effect To: None
- Strong Attack To: Psychic; Dark; Grass
- Weak Attack To: Steel; Fire; Flying; Fighting; Ghost; Poison