Caterpie • Sword & Shield Pokédex

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Caterpie

Caterpie

Caterpie's Type

BUG

Caterpie's Pokédex #s

Galar #
13
National #
10

Caterpie's Base Stats

HP:
45
Attack:
30
Defense:
35
Sp. Atk:
20
Sp. Def:
20
Speed:
45
Total:
195

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Bug
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 HP

Caterpie's Abilities

Here are what abilities Caterpie can possibly have, along with their effects.
Shield Dust
Prevents any extra effects of damaging moves targeting Caterpie that have a % chance of an extra effect occurring.
Run Away
Caterpie can always run from a wild Pokémon battle, regardless of Speed or other trapping effects.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Caterpie's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
FLYING
ROCK
½
GRASS
FIGHTING
GROUND

Caterpie's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Caterpie evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Caterpie
Caterpie
starting form
Metapod
Metapod
at level 7
Butterfree
Butterfree
at level 10

Caterpie's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Caterpie can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Caterpie learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
String Shot
Lowers all nearby enemies' Speed by two stages.
BUG
STATUS
-- 95% 40 Nearby Enemies
9
Bug Bite
Does double damage if the target has a Berry and then Caterpie consumes that Berry immediately.
BUG
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Caterpie can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM82
Electroweb
Lowers all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ELECTRIC
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies

Where to Find Caterpie

If you're looking for where to find Caterpie, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Caterpie in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Caterpie in the Wild

Galar Route 1

Random Encounters
Any Weather
15% Lv. 2-5
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