Vital statistics
Type Bug
Country {{{country}}}
Gender 50% Male, 50% Female
Weaknesses Flying, Rock, Fire
Flying, Poison, Rock, Fire (Generation I)
Evolves from None
Evolves to Metapod
First Appearance Generation I, 1996
Last Appearance None

Caterpie is a Bug type Pokemon introduced in Generation I.

Caterpie evolves into Metapod starting at level 7 and evolves to Butterfree starting at level 10.

Caterpie is currently not on the Pokemon Shuffle's PokeDex.


  • Caterpie is shown on the lyrics of "2. B. A. Master".
  • Many people predicted Caterpie to be on Pokémon Shuffle. It is currently the earliest Pokemon in the PokeDex to be unreleased; as of 20 August 2018.
  • Caterpie's family, along with Weedle's and Pidgey's, is the only one not to have the required 100 for a three-Pokemon line.