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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 1
Species Cocoon Pokémon
Type Bug
Height 0.7m
Weight 9.9kg
Catch Rate 120
Base Happiness 70
Gender Ratio 50% Female / 50% Male
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 鐵甲蛹
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 铁甲蛹
English Metapod
French Chrysacier
German Safcon
Italian Metapod
Japanese トランセル
Japanese (Romanized) Transel
Japanese (Trademark) Transel
Korean 단데기
Spanish Metapod

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #11
Kanto #11
Johto (G/S) #25
Johto (HG/SS) #25
Kalos (Central) #24
Alola #18
Galar #14

Abilities

  • Shed Skin: The Pokémon may heal its own status conditions by shedding its skin.

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 50
20
55
25
25
30
205
7 Bug 50
20
55
25
25
30
205
6 Bug 50
20
55
25
25
30
205

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 Inside the shell, it is soft and weak as it prepares to evolve. It stays motionless in the shell.
United States Pokémon Red This Pokemon is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.
United States Pokémon Blue This Pokemon is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.
Japan Pokémon Stadium かたくなるときは そとがわの カラだけ へんかして かたくなる。カラの なかは  そのままなので やわらかい。
United States Pokémon Stadium When it hardens, only the external shell is transformed. The inside remains tender.
United States Pokémon Yellow Hardens its shell to protect itself. However, a large impact may cause it to pop out of its shell.
United States Pokémon Gold Inside the shell, it is soft and weak as it prepares to evolve. It stays motionless in the shell.
United States Pokémon Silver It prepares for evolution by hardening its shell as much as possible to protect its soft body.
United States Pokémon Crystal This is its pre-eveolved form. At this stage, it can only harden, so it remains motionless to avoid attack.
United States Pokémon Ruby The shell covering this Pokemon'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.
United States Pokémon Sapphire The shell covering this POKeMON'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.
United States Pokémon Emerald Its 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.
United States Pokémon FireRed Even though it is encased in a sturdy shell, the body inside is tender. It can't withstand a harsh attack.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen This POKeMON is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.
United States Pokémon Pearl A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
United States Pokémon Diamond A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
United States Pokémon Platinum A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
United States Pokémon HeartGold Inside the shell, it is soft and weak as it prepares to evolve. It stays motionless in the shell.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver It prepares for evolution by hardening its shell as much as possible to protect its soft body.
United States Pokémon White A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
Japan Pokémon White こうてつのように かたい カラで やわらかい なかみを まもっている。 しんかするまで じっと たえている。
United States Pokémon Black A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
Japan Pokémon Black こうてつのように かたい カラで やわらかい なかみを まもっている。 しんかするまで じっと たえている。
United States Pokémon Black 2 A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 こうてつのように かたい カラで やわらかい なかみを まもっている。 しんかするまで じっと たえている。
United States Pokémon White 2 A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
Japan Pokémon White 2 こうてつのように かたい カラで やわらかい なかみを まもっている。 しんかするまで じっと たえている。
South Korea Pokémon Y 껍질이 단단해지기 전에 강한 충격을 받으면 속이 나와버리니 주의.
Italy Pokémon Y Quando la sua corazza è morbida, il corpo fragile di questo Pokémon è più vulnerabile agli attacchi.
Germany Pokémon X Der stahlharte Panzer schützt seinen zarten Körper. Es wartet geduldig auf seine Entwicklung.
Spain Pokémon Y Este Pokémon es vulnerable al ataque cuando su coraza es blanda y no lo protege del todo.
France Pokémon Y Il est vulnérable aux attaques tant que sa carapace est molle, car il expose son corps tendre et mou.
Germany Pokémon Y Während der Panzer dieses Pokémon sehr weich ist, bietet er keinen großen Schutz vor Attacken.
Japan Pokémon Y カラが かたくなるまえに つよい しょうげきを うけると なかみが でてしまうので ちゅうい。
South Korea Pokémon X 강철같이 단단한 껍질로 부드러운 몸을 보호하고 있다. 진화할 때까지 가만히 참고 있다.
Italy Pokémon X Ha una corazza dura come l’acciaio che protegge il suo fragile corpo. Attende immobile di evolversi.
Spain Pokémon X Su frágil cuerpo está recubierto de una coraza dura como el acero. Permanece quieto en su desarrollo.
France Pokémon X Son corps frêle est protégé par sa carapace d’acier. Il encaisse les coups durs en attendant d’évoluer.
Japan Pokémon X こうてつのように かたい カラで やわらかい なかみを まもっている。 しんかするまで じっと たえている。
United States Pokémon X A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
United States Pokémon Y This Pokémon is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby La corazza di questo Pokémon è dura come una lastra di ferro. Metapod non si muove molto. Sta immobile per preparare il morbido interno della dura corazza all’evoluzione.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 몸의 껍질은 철판처럼 단단하다. 움직임이 적은 것은 껍질 안에서 부드러운 몸이 진화 준비를 하고 있어서다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire La corazza di questo Pokémon è dura come una lastra di ferro. Metapod non si muove molto. Sta immobile per preparare il morbido interno della dura corazza all’evoluzione.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire La capa que recubre el cuerpo de este Pokémon es tan dura como una plancha de hierro. Metapod apenas se mueve. Permanece inmóvil para que las vísceras evolucionen dentro de la coraza que le rodea.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire La carapace protégeant ce Pokémon est dure comme du métal. Chrysacier ne bouge pas beaucoup. Il reste immobile pour préparer les organes à l’intérieur de sa carapace en vue d’une évolution future.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Der Panzer dieses Pokémon ist hart wie Stahl. Safcon bewegt sich kaum, da es das weiche Innere unter seiner harten Schale auf seine Entwicklung vorbereitet.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire からだの カラは てっぱんの ように かたい。 あまり うごかないのは カラのなかで やわらかい なかみが しんかの じゅんびを しているからだ。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire The 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.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 몸의 껍질은 철판처럼 단단하다. 움직임이 적은 것은 껍질 안에서 부드러운 몸이 진화 준비를 하고 있어서다.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby La capa que recubre el cuerpo de este Pokémon es tan dura como una plancha de hierro. Metapod apenas se mueve. Permanece inmóvil para que las vísceras evolucionen dentro de la coraza que le rodea.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby La carapace protégeant ce Pokémon est dure comme du métal. Chrysacier ne bouge pas beaucoup. Il reste immobile pour préparer les organes à l’intérieur de sa carapace en vue d’une évolution future.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Der Panzer dieses Pokémon ist hart wie Stahl. Safcon bewegt sich kaum, da es das weiche Innere unter seiner harten Schale auf seine Entwicklung vorbereitet.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby からだの カラは てっぱんの ように かたい。 あまり うごかないのは カラのなかで やわらかい なかみが しんかの じゅんびを しているからだ。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby The 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.
United States Pokémon Sun Its shell is filled with its soft innards. It doesn’t move much because of the risk it might carelessly spill its innards out.
United States Pokémon Moon Its 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.
United States Pokémon Sword It is waiting for the moment to evolve. At this stage, it can only harden, so it remains motionless to avoid attack.
United States Pokémon Shield Even though it is encased in a sturdy shell, the body inside is tender. It can’t withstand a harsh attack.

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 Metapod
  • Japan サトシのトランセル
  • Japan Satoshi no Transel
  • Japan Satoshi's Transel
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Samurai's Metapod
  • Japan サムライのトランセル
  • Japan Samurai no Transel
  • Japan Samurai's Transel
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Xander's Metapod
  • Japan ゼンキチのトランセル
  • Japan Zenkichi no Transel
  • Japan Zenkichi's Transel
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Bugsy's Metapod
  • Japan ツクシのトランセル
  • Japan Tsukushi no Transel
  • Japan Tsukushi's Transel
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Goh's Metapod
  • Japan ゴウのトランセル
  • Japan Go no Transel
  • Japan Go's Transel
Character Thumbnail
  • United States Red's Metapod
  • Japan レッドのトランセル
  • Japan Red no Transel
  • Japan Red's Transel

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 3
SL 4
SL 15
SL 21
SL 57
OI 17
GS 28
AG 15
AG 143
DP 64
PSFC 2
PES 2
Movie 15
BWS2DA 8
SM 8
Movie 20
SM 30
SM 86
SM 90
SM 131
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PM2019 8
PM2019 9
PM2019 7
PM2019 11
PM2019 14
PM2019 20
PM2019 21
PM2019 23
PM2019 31
PM2019 54
PM2019 62
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TCG Cards

#54: Metapod
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#42: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#54: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#87: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#39: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#47: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
+10
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#46: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#2: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#4: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#4: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
70
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#2: トランセル
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#2: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#2: Metapod
Rarity:
Uncommon
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
x2
Retreat Cost:
Energy 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

Harden Type Icon Status 30 1 1 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 1

TM/HM Moves

No TM/HM Found

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

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