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Caterpie (Pokémon GO)

Caterpie Pokemon GO

Caterpie

#10 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Caterpie

The best moves for Caterpie are Bug Bite and Struggle when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Struggle 15.9 dps

Defense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Struggle 15.9 dps

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Pokémon type

Bug
Vulnerable to…
Fire deals 160% damage.
Flying deals 160% damage.
Rock deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Ground deals 63% damage.

Caterpie Raid Guide

Caterpie has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10
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Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Caterpie family. Caterpie evolves into Metapod which costs 12 Candy, which then evolves into Butterfree costing 50 Candy.

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Caterpie, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Caterpie is a Bug Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Fire, Flying and Rock moves. Caterpie's strongest moveset is Bug Bite & Struggle and it has a Max CP of 437. Caterpie evolves into Metapod.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Caterpie

The best moves for Caterpie are Bug Bite and Struggle when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Struggle 15.9 dps

Defense

  Bug Bite 12 dps
  Struggle 15.9 dps

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What counters Caterpie?

Caterpie is a Bug type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fire, Flying and Rock moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Caterpie are:

  • Reshiram,
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Chandelure,
  • Darmanitan (Standard),
  • Volcarona.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 100%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Overheat 95%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Overheat 95%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Fire Fang   Overheat 95%
Chandelure   Incinerate   Overheat 95%
Volcarona   Fire Spin   Overheat 94%
Yveltal   Gust   Hurricane 94%
Rampardos   Smack Down   Rock Slide 93%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Incinerate   Overheat 92%
Moltres   Fire Spin   Sky Attack 92%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Caterpie

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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