|Weight||21.8 lbs (9.9 kg)|
|Local №||011 (R/B/Y, FireRed, LeafGreen)
025 (Gold, Silver, Crystal)
025 (HeartGold, SoulSilver)
|EV yield||2 Defense|
|Catch rate||120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)|
|Base Happiness||70 (normal)|
|Growth Rate||Medium Fast|
The base stats for Metapod are shown below left, with the possible range shown on the right for a level 100 Pokemon. Minimum/maximum values are based on hindering/beneficial nature, 0/252 EVs, 0/31 IVs.
|HP||50||210 - 304|
|Attack||20||40 - 152|
|Defense||55||103 - 229|
|Sp. Atk||25||49 - 163|
|Sp. Def||25||49 - 163|
|Speed||30||58 - 174|
|This POKéMON is vulnerable to attack while its shell is soft, exposing its weak and tender body.|
|Yellow||Hardens its shell to protect itself. However, a large impact may cause it to pop out of its shell.|
|Inside the shell, it is soft and weak as it prepares to evolve. It stays motionless in the shell.|
|It prepares for evolution by hardening its shell as much as possible to protect its soft body.|
|Crystal||This is its preevolved form. At this stage, it can only harden, so it remains motionless to avoid attack.|
|The shell covering this POKéMON’s body is as hard as an iron slab. METAPOD does not move very much. It stays still because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the hard shell.|
|Emerald||Its shell is as hard as an iron slab. A METAPOD does not move very much because it is preparing its soft innards for evolution inside the shell.|
|FireRed||Even though it is encased in a sturdy shell, the body inside is tender. It can’t withstand a harsh attack.|
|A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.|
Metapod does not learn any egg moves.
Metapod can be taught these attacks from move tutors (details):
Metapod does not learn any HM moves.
Metapod does not learn any TM moves.
|Route 24, 25, Viridian Forest|
|Route 2, 26, 27, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, Azalea Town, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage, National Park|
|Crystal||Route 24, 25, 45, 46, Ilex Forest|
|Route 24, 25, Pattern Bush, Viridian Forest|
|Route 2, 30, 31, 47, Ilex Forest, National Park, Viridian Forest|
|Speed||★ ★ ★|
|Power||★ ★ ★|
|Stamina||★ ★ ★ ★ ★|
|Jump||★ ★ ★|
★ Minimum ★ Base stat ★ Maximum
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