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{{PokéBox
 
{{PokéBox
|name = Caterpie
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|name=Caterpie
|jname = キャタピー Kyatapii
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|jname=キャタピー Kyatapii
|ndex = 010
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|ndex=010
|ndexprev = Blastoise
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|ndexprev=Blastoise
|ndexnext = Metapod
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|ndexnext=Metapod
|dexkanto = 010
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|dexkanto=010
|dexjohto = 024
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|dexjohto=024
|dexhoenn = 212
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|dexcekalos=023
|dexcekalos= 023
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|evointo=Metapod
|evointo = Metapod
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|gen=Generation I
|gen = Generation I
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|species=Worm Pokémon
|species = Worm Pokémon
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|type=Bug
|type = Bug
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|imweight=6.4 lbs.
|imweight = 6.4 lbs
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|metweight=2.9 kg
|metweight = 2.9kg
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|imheight=1'00"
|imheight = 1'00"
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|metheight=0.3 m
|metheight = 0.3m
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|ability=[[Shield Dust]]
|ability = [[Shield Dust]]
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|dw=Run Away
|dw = Run Away
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|color=Green
|color = Green
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|male=50
|male = 50
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|body=14
|egg1 = Bug
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|egg1=Bug
|evo = [[File:010.gif|link=]][[File:011.gif|link=Metapod]][[File:012.gif|link=Butterfree]]
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|evo=[[File:010.png]][[File:011.png|link=Metapod]][[File:012.png|link=Butterfree]]}}
|body = 02
 
}}
 
 
'''Caterpie''' (Japanese: '''キャタピー''' ''Kyatapii'') is a {{Type|Bug}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
 
'''Caterpie''' (Japanese: '''キャタピー''' ''Kyatapii'') is a {{Type|Bug}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
{{Pokédexentries
 
{{Pokédexentries
|backcolor = {{Bug}}
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|backcolor={{Bug}}
|gen = I
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|gen=I
|redblue = Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
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|redblue=Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
|yellow = If you touch the feeler on top of its head, it will release a horrible stink to protect itself.
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|yellow=If you touch the feeler on top of its head, it will release a horrible stink to protect itself.
|gold = For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
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|gold=For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
|silver = Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
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|silver=Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
|crystal = It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same color as its body.
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|crystal=It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same color as its body.
|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.
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|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.
|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.
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|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.
|emerald = Its voracious appetite compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. It releases a terribly strong odor from its antennae.
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|emerald=Its voracious appetite compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. It releases a terribly strong odor from its antennae.
|firered = It is covered with a green skin. When it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
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|firered=It is covered with a green skin. When it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
|leafgreen = Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
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|leafgreen=Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
|diamond = It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
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|diamond=It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
|pearl = It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
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|pearl=It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
|platinum = It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
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|platinum=It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
|heartgold = For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
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|heartgold=For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
|soulsilver = Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
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|soulsilver=Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
|black = It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
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|black=It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
|white = It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
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|white=It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
|black 2 = It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
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|black 2=It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
|white 2 = It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
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|white 2=It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
|x = For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
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|x=For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
|y = Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
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|y=Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.}}
}}
 
   
 
=== Learnset ===
 
=== Learnset ===
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{{GenIPokéSprites
 
{{GenIPokéSprites
 
|bgcolor = {{Bug}}
 
|bgcolor = {{Bug}}
|rbspr = Red-Blue Caterpie Sprite.png
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|rbspr = RB 010 front.png
|yspr = Yellow Caterpie Sprite.png
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|yspr = Y 010 front.png
|grnspr = Caterpie RG.png
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|grnspr = GR 010 front.png
 
|Iback = Caterpie Back I.png
 
|Iback = Caterpie Back I.png
|gldspr = Gold Caterpie Sprite.png
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|gldspr = G 010 front.png
 
|gldsprs = Caterpie Shiny Gold.png
 
|gldsprs = Caterpie Shiny Gold.png
|slvspr = Silver Caterpie Sprite.png
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|slvspr = S 010 front.png
 
|slvsprs = Silver Shiny Caterpie.png
 
|slvsprs = Silver Shiny Caterpie.png
|cryspr = PKMN CATERPIE SPRITE.gif
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|cryspr = C 010 front.gif
 
|crysprs = Crystal Shiny Caterpie.gif
 
|crysprs = Crystal Shiny Caterpie.gif
 
|IIback = Caterpie Back II.png
 
|IIback = Caterpie Back II.png
 
|IIbacks = Caterpie Shiny Back II.png
 
|IIbacks = Caterpie Shiny Back II.png
|rbysapspr = Ruby-Sapphire_Caterpie_Sprite.png
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|rbysapspr = RS 010 front.png
 
|rbysapsprs = Ruby-Sapphire Caterpie Sprite Shiny.png
 
|rbysapsprs = Ruby-Sapphire Caterpie Sprite Shiny.png
|emeraldspr = Emerald Caterpie Sprite.gif
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|emeraldspr = E 010 front.gif
 
|emeraldsprs = Emerald Caterpie Sprite Shiny.gif
 
|emeraldsprs = Emerald Caterpie Sprite Shiny.gif
|frlgspr = FRLGCaterpie.png
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|frlgspr = FRLG 010 front.png
 
|frlgsprs = FRLGShinyCaterpie.png
 
|frlgsprs = FRLGShinyCaterpie.png
 
|IIIback = Caterpie Back III.png
 
|IIIback = Caterpie Back III.png
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|ptspr = Platinum Caterpie Sprite.png
 
|ptspr = Platinum Caterpie Sprite.png
 
|ptsprs = Platinum Caterpie Sprite Shiny.png
 
|ptsprs = Platinum Caterpie Sprite Shiny.png
|hgssspr = CaterpieHGSS (normal).png
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|hgssspr = HGSS 010 front.png
 
|hgsssprs = CaterpieHGSS (shiny).png
 
|hgsssprs = CaterpieHGSS (shiny).png
 
|IVback = Caterpie Back IV.png
 
|IVback = Caterpie Back IV.png
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|Vback = Caterpie BW Back.gif
 
|Vback = Caterpie BW Back.gif
 
|Vbacks = Shiny Caterpie BW Back.gif
 
|Vbacks = Shiny Caterpie BW Back.gif
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|xyspr = Caterpie_XY.gif
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|xysprs = Shiny Caterpie XY.gif
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|xyback = Caterpie_XYback.gif
 
}}
 
}}
   
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Caterpie has suction pads (located at the bottom of its feet) that allow it to climb trees and walls or other slopes with ease.
 
*Caterpie and [[Goldeen]] have the same cry.
 
 
*Caterpie along with [[Weedle]] evolve faster than any other [[Type|Bug]] type.
 
*Caterpie along with [[Weedle]] evolve faster than any other [[Type|Bug]] type.
   
 
===Etymology===
 
===Etymology===
 
Caterpie's name appears to be based on ''caterpillar'' while its species appears to be a [[wikipedia:caterpillar|caterpillar]] evolving into a butterfly.
 
Caterpie's name appears to be based on ''caterpillar'' while its species appears to be a [[wikipedia:caterpillar|caterpillar]] evolving into a butterfly.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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010Caterpie_OS_anime.png
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010Caterpie_OS_anime_2.png
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010Caterpie_AG_anime.png
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010Caterpie_Dream.png
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010Caterpie_Pokemon_Mystery_Dungeon_Red_and_Blue_Rescue_Teams.jpg
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010Caterpie_Pokémon_PokéPark.jpg
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</gallery>
   
 
{{References|caterpie|010}}
 
{{References|caterpie|010}}
{{GenInav}}
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{{GenInav}}{{Family|[[File:010.png]][[File:011.png|link=Metapod]][[File:012.png|link=Butterfree]]}}{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Blastoise|next=Metapod}}
{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Blastoise|next=Metapod}}
 
 
[[Category:Small Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Small Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Light Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Early route Pokémon]]
 
[[Category:Early route Pokémon]]
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[[Category:Pokémon that are part of a three-stage evolutionary line]]

Latest revision as of 20:53, October 14, 2014

Type(s)
Type Bug  
Species Worm Pokémon
Abilities Shield Dust
Run Away (DW)
Pokédex
Blastoise ← 010 → Metapod
Kanto 010 Johto 024
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Central Kalos 023
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Metapod
Caterpie
010
キャタピー Kyatapii
010Caterpie
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
010011012
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
6.4 lbs. 2.9 kg 1'00" 0.3 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Green Bug
Body Style Footprint
Body14
F010
Cry

Caterpie (Japanese: キャタピー Kyatapii) is a Bug-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Caterpie is a worm-like Pokémon that is mainly green in color with a tan underside. Just below its head are four tiny legs that are used only for movement. On top of its head is a red, "y-shaped" antenna, which can be used to produce an odor used in self-defense, in case something tries to hurt it.

Special abilities Edit

Caterpie has the ability Shield Dust, which negates all status effects that are side effects of other moves. When threatened, it can release a strong odor from its antenna, which it uses to ward off predators.

EvolutionEdit

Caterpie evolves into Metapod at level 7 and then Butterfree at level 10.

Game info Edit

StatisticsEdit

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Locations Edit

Caterpie Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Viridian Forest, Route 25
Route 2, 24(Blue only)
Uncommon(Red)
Common
Yellow Viridian Forest Common
Gold/Silver National Park
Ilex Forest, Route 2, 30, 31, Trees(Gold only)
Bug-Catching Contest(Silver only)
Common(Gold)
Uncommon(Silver)
Crystal Ilex Forest, National Park, Route 2, 24, 25, 30, 31 Rare
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Viridian Forest, Pattern Bush, Route 2, 24, 25 Rare
Diamond/ Pearl Route 204 Dongle (FireRed)
Platinum Eterna Forest, Route 204 Dongle (FireRed)
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 2, 30, 31, National Park, Ilex Forest, Viridian Forest, Bug-Catching Contest, Headbutt trees Common
Black/White Breed Metapod or Butterfree (White Version only) None
X/Y Santalune Forest Common


Spin-off game locations Edit

Caterpie Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Channel Viridian Forest
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Train, Trozei Battle, Endless Level 9, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Wish Cave (2-4F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Apple Woods (1-4F), Oran Forest (1-4F)
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Meadow Zone


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
Yellow
If you touch the feeler on top of its head, it will release a horrible stink to protect itself.
Gold
For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
Silver
Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
Crystal
It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same color as its body.
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.
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.
Emerald
Its voracious appetite compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. It releases a terribly strong odor from its antennae.
FireRed
It is covered with a green skin. When it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
LeafGreen
Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
Diamond
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Pearl
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Platinum
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
HeartGold
For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
SoulSilver
Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
Black
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
White
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
Black 2
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
White 2
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
X
For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
Y
Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.

Learnset Edit

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Status
15 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling
Game Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
D P Pt HG SS 1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Type Physical Tough 3
D P Pt HG SS 1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Type Status Smart 2
D P Pt HG SS 15 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Type Physical Tough 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Tough 4 0
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug Smart 2 3
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal
1 String Shot 95% 40 Bug

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HMEdit

Egg MovesEdit

TutoringEdit

Tutor
Game Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
D P Pt HG SS Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Type Physical Tough 0
D P Pt HG SS Snore 40 100% 15 Normal Type Special Cute 3
D P Pt HG SS String Shot 95% 40 Bug Type Status Smart 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites Edit

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 010 front Y 010 front GR 010 front Caterpie Back I
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 010 front S 010 front C 010 front Caterpie Back II
Caterpie Shiny Gold Silver Shiny Caterpie Crystal Shiny Caterpie Caterpie Shiny Back II
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 010 front E 010 front FRLG 010 front Caterpie Back III
Ruby-Sapphire Caterpie Sprite Shiny Emerald Caterpie Sprite Shiny FRLGShinyCaterpie Caterpie Shiny Back III
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Diamond-Pearl Caterpie Sprite Platinum Caterpie Sprite HGSS 010 front Caterpie Back IV
Diamond-Pearl Caterpie Sprite Shiny Platinum Caterpie Sprite Shiny CaterpieHGSS (shiny) Caterpie Shiny Back IV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Caterpie BW Caterpie BW Back
Shiny Caterpie BW Shiny Caterpie BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Caterpie XY [[File:{{{orasspr}}}]]
[[File:{{{orassprf}}}]]
Shiny Caterpie XY [[File:{{{orassprs}}}]]
[[File:{{{orassprfs}}}]]

AppearancesEdit

AnimeEdit

Ash's CaterpieEdit

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Ash spots a Caterpie.

Main article: Ash's Caterpie

Though Caterpie has quite a few cameos, the only time one of the main characters owned one was when Ash had caught a Caterpie in the episode Ash Catches a Pokémon, being the first Pokémon he ever caught. During the same episode, Caterpie evolved into a Metapod.

TriviaEdit

  • Caterpie along with Weedle evolve faster than any other Bug type.

EtymologyEdit

Caterpie's name appears to be based on caterpillar while its species appears to be a caterpillar evolving into a butterfly.

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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