There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Caterpie family. Butterfree evolves from Metapod which costs 50 Candy.
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Butterfree is a Bug & Flying Pokémon which evolves from Metapod. It is vulnerable to Rock, Fire, Flying, Ice and Electric moves. Butterfree's strongest moveset is Confusion & Bug Buzz and it has a Max CP of 1,827.
"Butterfree has a superior ability to search for delicious honey from flowers. It can even search out, extract, and carry honey from flowers that are blooming over six miles from its nest."
|Level 15 (research encounters)||783 View IV chart »|
|Level 20 (max hatched / raids)||1,044 View IV chart »|
|Level 30 (max wild)||1,566 View IV chart »|
|Level 40||1,827 View IV chart »|
Max CP with weather boost
|Level 25 (raids)||1,305 View IV chart »|
|Level 35 (wild)||1,696 View IV chart »|
|Base capture rate||12.5%|
|Base flee rate||6%|
|Buddy walk distance||1 km|
Best moveset for Butterfree
All counter Pokémon
These are the Pokémon and their moves that do the most damage to Butterfree.
|Pokémon||Quick move||Main move||Effective damage|
|Rampardos||Smack Down||Rock Slide||100%|
|Tyranitar||Smack Down||Stone Edge||84%|
|Rhyperior||Smack Down||Stone Edge||80%|
|Deoxys (Defense)||Zen Headbutt||Rock Slide||79%|
|Omastar||Rock Throw||Rock Slide||76%|
|Golem (Alola Form)||Rock Throw||Stone Edge||74%|
|Golem (Normal)||Rock Throw||Stone Edge||74%|
|Golem||Rock Throw||Stone Edge||74%|
These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »
Most vulnerable to Butterfree