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Pokemon Sword and Shield Metapod

Pokemon Sword and Shield Metapod is a Bug Type Cocoon Pokémon, which makes it weak against Flying, Rock, Fire type moves. You can find and catch Metapod in Rolling Fields - Area 2 with a 10% chance to appear during Normal Weather weather. The Max IV Stats of Metapod are 50 HP, 20 Attack, 25 SP Attack, 55 Defense, 25 SP Defense, and 30 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Metapod
Regular
Shiny
Metapod Galar Pokedex ID: 14

List of Metapod Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total205
HP50
Attack20
Defense55
Special Attack25
Special Defense25
Speed30

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Metapod to have is Bold, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Attack stats.

Metapod Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Shed SkinNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

It is waiting for the moment to evolve. At this stage, it can only harden, so it remains motionless to avoid attack.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Even though it is encased in a sturdy shell, the body inside is tender. It can’t withstand a harsh attack.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Metapod Evolutions

How do i get Metapod'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

Metapod Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Metapod?

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 Metapod Raids

Where do i find Metapod Raids?

You can find Metapod 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 Metapod Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Metapod Weakness

Metapod 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 Metapod Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Metapod Strong Against?

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

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

Metapod can learn the normal type move Harden at level 00. This Status move Raises user's Defense. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Bug type +50% STAB damage.

Metapod Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00HardenStatus30Raises user's Defense.

TM Moves Metapod can learn

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

Metapod TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.

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