Caterpie

Caterpie is a Bug type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Worm Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
Yellow If you touch the feeler on top of its head, it will release a horrible stink to protect itself.
Gold For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antenna on its head to drive away enemies.
Silver Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
Crystal It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same color as its body.
Ruby
Sapphire
CATERPIE has a voracious appetite. It can devour leaves bigger than its body right before your eyes. From its antenna, this POKéMON releases a terrifically strong odor.
FireRed It is covered with a green skin. When it grows, it sheds the skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
LeafGreen Its short feet are tipped with suction pads that enable it to tirelessly climb slopes and walls.
Emerald Its voracious appetite compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. It releases a terribly strong odor from its antennae.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
HeartGold For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
SoulSilver Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It releases a stench from its red antenna to repel enemies. It grows by molting repeatedly.
X For protection, it releases a horrible stench from the antennae on its head to drive away enemies.
Y Its feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface. It tenaciously climbs trees to forage.

Evolution chart

Caterpie
#010
Caterpie
Bug

(Level 7)
Metapod
#011
Metapod
Bug

(Level 10)
Butterfree
#012
Butterfree
Bug · Flying

Name origin

caterpillar
an insect

Moves learned by Caterpie

Caterpie sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Caterpie

Red
Blue
Route 2, 24, 25, Viridian Forest
Yellow Viridian Forest
Gold
Silver
Route 2, 26, 27, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, Azalea Town, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage, National Park
Crystal Route 2, 24, 25, 30, 31, 45, 46, Ilex Forest
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 2, 24, 25, Pattern Bush, Viridian Forest
Diamond
Pearl
Route 204
Platinum Route 204, Eterna Forest
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 2, 30, 31, Ilex Forest, National Park, Viridian Forest
X
Y
Santalune Forest, 2 (Avance Trail)