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Pokemon Lets Go Butterfree

Butterfree Pokedex ID: 12
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Max CP395
Special Attack90
Special Defense80


Pokemon Let's Go Butterfree is a Bug and Flying Type pokemon also known as a Butterfly Pokémon, first discovered in the Kanto region. it's weak against Flying, Fire, Electric, Ice, Rock type moves and has a Max CP of 395, 60 HP, 45 Attack, 90 SP Attack, 50 Defense, 80 SP Defense and 70 Speed. Considering it's stats, the best nature to have is Modest, this will increase it's Sp. Atk and decrease it's Attack stats.

Pokedex Entry

Close examination of its large eyes reveals that each eye is composed of a myriad of tiny eyes.

Pokemon Lets Go Butterfree Evolutions

What level does Pokemon Let's Go Butterfree Evolve at?

The Unevolved Form Caterpie Evolves at level 7 into Metapod, which then Evolves at level 10 into Butterfree.

7 Metapod205
10 Butterfree395

How to catch Butterfree in Pokemon Let's Go

Where to catch and find Pokemon Lets Go Butterfree Locations and their Spawn Rate Chance for that Zone.

The best place to find pokemon let's go Butterfree is in the Viridian Forest zone, it will have a 25% chance to spawn in the area with a level range of 03-06. This also makes Viridian Forest the best place to Catch Combo Chain hunt Shiny Butterfree or for a Flawless IV Stats.

PokemonAreaSpawn ChanceLevelsEncounterFloor
Viridian Forest25%03-06normal1F
Route 215%03-04normal1F
Route 215%03-08normal2F
Viridian Forest10%03-06normal1F
Viridian Forest1%03-06normal1F

The list above shows all the spawn locations of this pokemon and it's evolution forms.

Transferring and Catching

The type of Pokemon Candy you receive from Transferring and Catching Butterfree.

Best Nature for Butterfree

We recommend a Modest Nature for Butterfree, you can visit Madam Celadon to force encounter pokemon of Modest Nature.

NatureIncreasesDecreasesChoice 1Choice 2
ModestSp. AtkAttackBlueRed

Pokemon Lets Go Butterfree Moves

Level Up Moves

Pokemon Let's Go Butterfree Moves You Learn From Leveling Up.

0GustFlyingSpecial4035100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokemon in the air.
1ConfusionPsychicSpecial5025100%Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.
1GustFlyingSpecial4035100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokemon in the air.
13Poison PowderPoisonNone--3575%causes the target to become poisoned. Poisoned Pokémon lose 1?8 of their maximum HP each turn.
13Sleep PowderGrassNone--1575%Puts the target to sleep.
13Stun SporeGrassNone--3075%Paralyzes the target.
16PsybeamPsychicSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.
19SupersonicNormalNone--2055%Confuses the target.
22Quiver DanceBugNone--20--raises the user's Special Attack, Special Defense and Speed by one stage each.
25WhirlwindNormalNone--20100%Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokemon.
28Air SlashFlyingSpecial752095%deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch
31Bug BuzzBugSpecial9010100%deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Learnable TMs Moves

These are the Technical Machines (TM) Moves that Butterfree can Learn.

TM1HeadbuttNormalPhysical7015100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM4TeleportPsychicNone--20--Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.
TM5RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM7ProtectNormalNone--10--prevents any attacks targeted at the user from striking, for the duration of the turn. It has priority +4 so will activate before most other moves.
TM8SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
TM9ReflectPsychicNone--20--Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.
TM12FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%deals damage, and hits with double power (140) if the user is burned, poisoned or paralyzed.
TM18U-turnBugPhysical7020100%User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM27ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM40PsychicPsychicSpecial9010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM43Shadow BallGhostSpecial8015100%deals damage and has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM45Solar BeamGrassSpecial12010100%The user of Solar Beam will absorb light on the first turn. On the second turn, Solar Beam deals damage.
TM48Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM50RoostFlyingNone--10--User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
TM53Mega DrainGrassSpecial4015100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM59Dream EaterPsychicSpecial10015100%Only works on sleeping Pokemon. Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.

Master Trainer

This Pokemon's Master Trainer is Bobby

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