How to Find and Evolve Caterpie in Pokémon Sword and Shield

by elina John IT Expert

The popular video game of Game FreaksPokémon Sword and Shield is into its 4th month since released. The game still persists to include new features and update in the game to entice gamers towards it. Recently a new update has arrived in Pokemon Sword and Shield, and it has brought a series of new Pokémons in the game.

Several new and old Pokémons included in the game through the newly arrived update. Caterpie is one of those Pokémon that have added recently to the game, and in this article, we are going to discuss with the gamers about specific ways to find and evolve Caterpie in Galar region.

Find Caterpie

The only possible location to track down Caterpie is Route 1, so the gamer requires to visit there first. After that, the gamers need to find Caterpie in the below-mentioned location of Route 1:

  1. Rolling Fields.
  2. South Lake Miloch.
  3. Dappled Grove.
  4. Bridge Field.

Although gamers will easily find Caterpie in any of these locations, as the spawning rate of Caterpie is pretty high in all of these places, so it will be quite easy for the gamers to hunt down Caterpie. The gamers who are intended to obtain Caterpie through a challenge can catch it through Max Raid Battle.

Evolve Caterpie

There are two evolution avatars of Caterpie, and the first one is Metapod, whereas Butterfree is its third form. The gamers need to first evolve their Caterpie into Metapod, and it will automatically evolve once gamer increases their game level to 7. After that, the players need to enhance their game level to above 10 in order to evolve Metapod automatically to Butterfree.

Gigantamax Butterfree

Gamers who are unaware of Gigantamax need to know that there are two types of potencies that Game Freaks has provided to Pokémons in Sword and Shield. The first one is the Dynamax, and the second is Gigantamax. Dynamax potencies are available in each Pokémon of the Galar world, but Gigantamax is available in a few Pokémons. So, it is advisable for gamers to go for a Gigantamax Butterfree instead of an ordinary one.

Players who have made up their mind to evolve their Caterpie into Butterfree should need to know that their Butterfree will not obtain Gigantamax, so they need to catch a specific Butterfree from Max raid Battles of Rolling Fields. However, the players who are thinking of catching a Butterfree from Wild Area need to know that those are normal Butterfree, and they also lack Gigantamax ability. So, it is suggested to catch a Butterfree through Max Raid Battles of rolling Fields.

The Gigantamax Butterfree will favor the gamers in competitive battles, especially against deadly opponents. So, the gamers, after getting a Gigantamax Butterfree, require to use it in the Battles to obtain experience of G-max. The players who didn’t know about G-Max that it can be used only for one time in a game. Gigantamax Butterfree best move is Gigantamax Befuddle, as it can easily thrash out the opponent Pokémon out of the arena.


The article will help you in finding Caterpie in popular Pokémon video game, Sword and Shield. Alongside, the article contains information about the evolution of Caterpie into Butterfree, along with that there is also information about Gigantamax Butterfree.

The gamers who are unaware of the gaming experience of Sword and Shield can obtain it on the Nintendo switch.

Elina John is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at


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