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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Worm Pokémon
Type Bug
Height 0.3m
Weight 2.9kg
Catch Rate 255
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 綠毛蟲
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 绿毛虫
English Caterpie
French Chenipan
German Raupy
Italian Caterpie
Japanese キャタピー
Japanese (Romanized) Caterpie
Japanese (Trademark) Caterpie
Korean 캐터피
Spanish Caterpie

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #10
Kanto #10
Johto (G/S) #24
Johto (HG/SS) #24
Kalos (Central) #23
Alola #17
Galar #13

Abilities

  • Shield Dust: This Pokémon’s dust blocks the additional effects of attacks taken.
  • Run Away: Enables a sure getaway from wild Pokémon. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Pokemon
Level 7
Pokemon
Level 10
Pokemon

Breeding

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Damage Taken

Fighting 0.5x
Fire 2x
Flying 2x
Grass 0.5x
Ground 0.5x
Rock 2x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Bug 45
30
35
20
20
45
195
7 Bug 45
30
35
20
20
45
195
6 Bug 45
30
35
20
20
45
195

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
United States Pokémon Red Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
United States Pokémon Blue Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
Japan Pokémon Stadium あたまにある おおきな めだまのような もようで てきを おどろかして  おいはらい みを まもる。
United States Pokémon Stadium It has large, eye-like patterns on its head as protection. They are used to frighten off enemies.
United States Pokémon Yellow If you touch the feeler on top of its head, it will release a horrible stink to protect itself.
United States Pokémon Gold For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antenna on its head to drive away enemies.
United States Pokémon Silver It's feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
United States Pokémon Crystal It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same colour as its body.
United States Pokémon Ruby Caterpie has a voracious appetite. It can devour leaves bigger than its body right before your eyes. From its antenna, this pokemon releases a terrifically strong odor.
United States Pokémon Sapphire CATERPIE has a voracious appetite. It can devour leaves bigger than its body right before your eyes. From its antenna, this POKeMON releases a terrifically strong odor.
United States Pokémon Emerald Its voracious appetite compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. It releases a terribly strong odor from its antennae.
United States Pokémon FireRed It is covered with a green skin. When it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
United States Pokémon Pearl It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
United States Pokémon Diamond It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
United States Pokémon Platinum It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
United States Pokémon HeartGold For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
United States Pokémon White It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Japan Pokémon White あかい しょっかくから においを だして てきを おいはらう。 だっぴを くりかえし おおきくなる。
United States Pokémon Black It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Japan Pokémon Black あかい しょっかくから においを だして てきを おいはらう。 だっぴを くりかえし おおきくなる。
United States Pokémon Black 2 It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 あかい しょっかくから においを だして てきを おいはらう。 だっぴを くりかえし おおきくなる。
United States Pokémon White 2 It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Japan Pokémon White 2 あかい しょっかくから においを だして てきを おいはらう。 だっぴを くりかえし おおきくなる。
South Korea Pokémon Y 발끝에는 어디든지 달라붙는 빨판이 있다. 필사적으로 나무 타기를 해서 나뭇잎을 먹는다.
Italy Pokémon Y Le sue zampe hanno ventose che possono aderire a ogni superficie. Sale sugli alberi cercando cibo.
Germany Pokémon X Als Schutz vor Feinden sondert es einen übel riechenden Gestank mit seinen Antennen ab.
Spain Pokémon Y Sus patas tienen ventosas con las que se adhiere a cualquier sitio. Escala árboles buscando forraje.
France Pokémon Y Ses pattes ont des ventouses lui permettant de grimper sur toute surface, notamment les arbres.
Germany Pokémon Y Die Saugnäpfe an den Beinen haften auf jedem Untergrund. Es sucht hartnäckig in Bäumen nach Futter.
Japan Pokémon Y あしの さきは どんなところにも すいつく きゅうばん。ひっしに きのぼりをして はっぱを たべる。
South Korea Pokémon X 머리의 더듬이로부터 강렬한 냄새를 내어 적을 물리치고 몸을 보호한다.
Italy Pokémon X Per proteggersi emette un puzzo terribile dall’antenna sul capo, tenendo lontani i nemici.
Spain Pokémon X Para protegerse despide un hedor horrible de sus antenas, con el que repele a sus enemigos.
France Pokémon X Pour se protéger, il émet un gaz puant par ses antennes, qui fait fuir ses ennemis audacieux.
Japan Pokémon X あたまの しょっかく から きょうれつな においを だして てきを おいはらい みをまもる。
United States Pokémon X For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
United States Pokémon Y Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Caterpie mangia voracemente. È in grado di divorare foglie più grandi del suo stesso corpo in pochi istanti. Questo Pokémon emette un odore terrificante dalle antenne.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 몸보다 커다란 잎사귀를 순식간에 먹어치울 정도의 식욕을 지녔다. 더듬이로 강렬한 냄새를 피운다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Caterpie mangia voracemente. È in grado di divorare foglie più grandi del suo stesso corpo in pochi istanti. Questo Pokémon emette un odore terrificante dalle antenne.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Caterpie tiene un apetito voraz. Es capaz de devorar hojas que superen su tamaño en un abrir y cerrar de ojos. Atención a la antena que tiene: libera un hedor realmente fuerte.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Chenipan a un appétit d’ogre. Il peut engloutir des feuilles plus grosses que lui. Les antennes de ce Pokémon dégagent une odeur particulièrement entêtante.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Raupy ist sehr gefräßig, es kann Blätter verschlingen, die größer sind als es selbst. Seine Antennen sondern einen übel riechenden Gestank ab.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire からだ よりも おおきな はっぱを みるみる たべつくして しまうほどの しょくよくを もつ。 しょっかくから きょうれつな においを だすぞ。
United States 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 몸보다 커다란 잎사귀를 순식간에 먹어치울 정도의 식욕을 지녔다. 더듬이로 강렬한 냄새를 피운다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby Caterpie tiene un apetito voraz. Es capaz de devorar hojas que superen su tamaño en un abrir y cerrar de ojos. Atención a la antena que tiene: libera un hedor realmente fuerte.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Chenipan a un appétit d’ogre. Il peut engloutir des feuilles plus grosses que lui. Les antennes de ce Pokémon dégagent une odeur particulièrement entêtante.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Raupy ist sehr gefräßig. Es kann Blätter verschlingen, die seine eigene Größe um ein Vielfaches übersteigen. Seine Antennen sondern einen übel riechenden Gestank ab.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby からだ よりも おおきな はっぱを みるみる たべつくして しまうほどの しょくよくを もつ。 しょっかくから きょうれつな においを だすぞ。
United States 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.
United States Pokémon Sun When attacked by bird Pokémon, it resists by releasing a terrifically strong odor from its antennae, but it often becomes their prey.
United States Pokémon Moon It’s easy to catch, and it grows quickly, making it one of the top recommendations for novice Pokémon Trainers.
United States Pokémon Sword For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antenna on its head to drive away enemies.
United States Pokémon Shield Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
First Generation
Red and Green (Japan) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Red and Blue (US) Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Yellow Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Back Picture Front Picture
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fire Red / Leaf Green Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Character Appearances

Character Thumbnail
  • United States Ash's Caterpie
  • Japan サトシのキャタピー
  • Japan Satoshi no Caterpie
  • Japan Satoshi's Caterpie
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Emily's Caterpie
  • Japan エミリのキャタピー
  • Japan Emily no Caterpie
  • Japan Emily's Caterpie
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Ralph's Caterpie
  • Japan ラルフのキャタピー
  • Japan Ralph no Caterpie
  • Japan Ralph's Caterpie
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Xander's Caterpie
  • Japan ゼンキチのキャタピー
  • Japan Zenkichi no Caterpie
  • Japan Zenkichi's Caterpie
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Bucky's Caterpie
  • Japan キイチのキャタピー
  • Japan Kiichi no Caterpie
  • Japan Kiichi's Caterpie
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Caterpie
  • Japan ゴウのキャタピー
  • Japan Go no Caterpie
  • Japan Go's Caterpie
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Red's Caterpie
  • Japan レッドのトランセル
  • Japan Red no Transel
  • Japan Red's Transel

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 2
SL 3
SL 4
SL 7
SL 10
SL 14
SL 15
SL 21
SL 28
SL 31
SL 56
SL 57
SL 62
OI 8
OI 17
OI 20
GS 16
GS 19
GS 28
GS 45
GS 48
GS 75
GS 91
GS 109
GS 111
GS 119
AG 15
AG 122
AG 143
AG 156
AG 168
DP 30
DP 31
DP 38
Movie 1
Movie 5
Movie 7
PSFC 2
PSFC 5
DP 80
DP 91
DP 176
PES 2
Movie 15
BWS2DA 8
XY 1
XY 2
XY 10
XY 40
XYZ 28
Gen 1
SM 8
Movie 20
SM 29
SM 30
SM 42
SM 45
SM 59
SM 90
Movie 22
SM 131
SM 141
SM 144
PM2019 1
PM2019 2
PM2019 3
PM2019 6
PM2019 9
PM2019 7
Movie 23
PM2019 11
PM2019 14
PM2019 15
PM2019 20
PM2019 21
PM2019 23
PM2019 25
PM2019 31
PM2019 33
PM2019 35
PM2019 37
PM2019 46
PM2019 47
PM2019 53
PM2019 60
PM2019 62
PM2019 70
PM2019 76
EVO 7
EVO 8
OG 1
PM2019 94
PM2019 102
PM2019 120

TCG Cards

#45: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#53: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#69: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#96: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#56: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
Retreat Cost
Energy
#63: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
+10
Retreat Cost
Energy
#57: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
30
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#1: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#3: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#3: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
40
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#1: キャタピー
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#1: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
#1: Caterpie
Rarity
Common
Type
Type
HP
50
Weakness
Type
x2
Retreat Cost
Energy
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Tackle Type Icon Physical 35 40 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
String Shot
Type Icon Status 40 95 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Bug Bite
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100 9 9 15 15 15 15 15 15

TM/HM Moves

No TM/HM Found

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Bug Bite
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
String Shot
Type Icon Status 40 95
Electroweb Type Icon Special 15 55 95
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100