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Pokemon Sword and Shield Butterfree

Pokemon Sword and Shield Butterfree is a Bug and Flying Type Butterfly Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Fire, Electric, Ice, Rock type moves. You can find and catch Butterfree in Rolling Fields - Area 2 with a 10% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Butterfree are 60 HP, 45 Attack, 90 SP Attack, 50 Defense, 80 SP Defense, and 70 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Butterfree
Regular
Shiny
Butterfree Galar Pokedex ID: 15

List of Butterfree Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total395
HP60
Attack45
Defense50
Special Attack90
Special Defense80
Speed70

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Butterfree to have is Modest, this will increase it's Sp. Atk and decrease it's Attack stats.

Butterfree Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Compound EyesNormal
Tinted LensHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

In battle, it flaps its wings at great speed to release highly toxic dust into the air.

Shield Pokedex Entry

It collects honey every day. It rubs honey onto the hairs on its legs to carry it back to its nest.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Butterfree

Gigantamax Butterfree

Gigantamax Sword Pokedex Entry

Crystallized Gigantamax energy makes up this Pokémon's blindingly bright and highly toxic scales.

Gigantamax Shield Pokedex Entry

Once it has opponents trapped in a tornado that could blow away a 10-ton truck, it finishes them off with its poisonous scales.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Butterfree Evolutions

How do i get Butterfree's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Caterpie evolves into Metapod when you reach Level 7. Metapod then evolves into its final evolution Butterfree when you reach Level 10.

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Level 7
Metapod
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Level 10
Butterfree
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Caterpie
195303520204545
Metapod
205205525255030
Butterfree
395455090806070

Butterfree Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Butterfree?

Butterfree does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Metapod and evolve it into Butterfree. A popular spawn location you can find Metapod is in the Rolling Fields - Area 2 area with a 10% chance to spawn during Normal weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields - Area 2
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
10%7 - 10
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
75%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
25%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
75%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
75%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
75%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
75%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
75%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
75%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell - Area 2
25%8 - 11
East Lake Axewell
30%12 - 15
Giant's Mirror
40%28 - 30
Rolling Fields
75%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
75%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
25%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
25%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
25%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
25%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
25%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
25%7 - 10
Rolling Fields
75%7 - 10

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Route 1
15%2 - 5
Rolling Fields
5%7 - 9
Rolling Fields
5%7 - 9
Rolling Fields
5%7 - 9
Rolling Fields
5%7 - 9
Rolling Fields
5%7 - 9
Slumbering Weald - Deep
5%45 - 47
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Butterfree Raids

Where do i find Butterfree Raids?

You can find Butterfree raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, Dappled Grove, East Lake Axewell, Giant's Cap, Hammerlocke Hills, Rolling Fields, South Lake Miloch, Gigantamax Raid Battles.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Butterfree Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Butterfree Weakness

Butterfree is a Bug and Flying Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Flying, Fire, Electric, Ice, Rock Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Bug, Ground, Fighting, Grass type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Flying
Fire
Electric
Ice
0.5x
Damage
Bug
0.25x
Damage
Fighting
Grass
Immune to Damage
Ground

What pokemon is Butterfree Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Butterfree Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Butterfree Moves List

What moves can Butterfree learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Butterfree can learn the bug type move Quiver Dance at level 44. This Status move Raises user's Special Attack, Special Defense and Speed. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Bug and Flying type +50% STAB damage.

Butterfree Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00GustSpecial6010035Hits Pokémon using Fly/Bounce with double power.
01HardenStatus30Raises user's Defense.
01TacklePhysical4010035
01String ShotStatus9540Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
01Bug BitePhysical9010020Receives the effect from the opponent's held berry.
04SupersonicStatus5520Confuses opponent.
08ConfusionSpecial5010025May confuse opponent.
12Poison PowderStatus7535Poisons opponent.
12Stun SporeStatus7530Paralyzes opponent.
12Sleep PowderStatus7515Puts opponent to sleep.
16PsybeamSpecial6510020May confuse opponent.
20WhirlwindStatus20In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
24Air SlashSpecial112.59520May cause flinching.
28SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
32Bug BuzzSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
36TailwindStatus30Doubles Speed for 4 turns.
40Rage PowderStatus20Forces attacks to hit user, not team-mates.
44Quiver DanceStatus20Raises user's Special Attack, Special Defense and Speed.

TM Moves Butterfree can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM11Solar BeamSpecial12010010Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM19SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM28Giga DrainSpecial7510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM56U-turnPhysical10510020User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM74VenoshockSpecial6510010Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM78AcrobaticsPhysical82.510015Stronger when the user does not have a held item.
TM82ElectrowebSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM87Draining KissSpecial5010010User recovers most the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM95Air SlashSpecial112.59520May cause flinching.

Butterfree TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR11PsychicSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR29Baton PassStatus40User switches out and gives stat changes to the incoming Pokémon.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR40Skill SwapStatus10The user swaps Abilities with the opponent.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR61Bug BuzzSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR65Energy BallSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR89HurricaneSpecial1657010May confuse opponent.
TR96Pollen PuffSpecial13510015Deals damage to opponent or restores HP of teammate.

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