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Pokemon Sword and Shield Caterpie

Pokemon Sword and Shield Caterpie is a Bug Type Worm Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Rock, Fire type moves. You can find and catch Caterpie in Rolling Fields - Area 2 with a 10% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Caterpie are 45 HP, 30 Attack, 20 SP Attack, 35 Defense, 20 SP Defense, and 45 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Caterpie
Regular
Shiny
Caterpie Galar Pokedex ID: 13

List of Caterpie Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total195
HP45
Attack30
Defense35
Special Attack20
Special Defense20
Speed45

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

Caterpie Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Shield DustNormal
Run AwayHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antenna on its head to drive away enemies.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Caterpie Evolutions

How do i get Caterpie'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

Caterpie Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Caterpie?

Caterpie does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Metapod and evolve it into Caterpie. 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 Caterpie Raids

Where do i find Caterpie Raids?

You can find Caterpie raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, Dappled Grove, Rolling Fields, South Lake Miloch.

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Caterpie Weakness

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

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Flying
Rock
Fire
0.5x
Damage
Fighting
Ground
Grass
0.25x
Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Caterpie Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Caterpie Strong Against?

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

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

Caterpie can learn the bug type move Bug Bite at level 09. This Physical move Receives the effect from the opponent's held berry. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Bug type +50% STAB damage.

Caterpie Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01TacklePhysical4010035
01String ShotStatus9540Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
09Bug BitePhysical9010020Receives the effect from the opponent's held berry.

TM Moves Caterpie can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM82ElectrowebSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.

Caterpie TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect

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