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Pokemon Lets Go Butterfree

Butterfree Pokedex ID: 12
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Max CP 395
Attack 45
Special Attack 90
Defense 50
Special Defense 80
HP 60
Speed 70


Pokemon Let's Go Butterfree is a Bug and Flying Type pokemon also known as a Butterfly Pokémon, first discovered in the Kanto region. it's weak against Flying, Fire, Electric, Ice, Rock type moves and has a Max CP of 395, 60 HP, 45 Attack, 90 SP Attack, 50 Defense, 80 SP Defense and 70 Speed. Considering it's stats, the best nature to have is Modest, this will increase it's Sp. Atk and decrease it's Attack stats.

Pokedex Entry

Close examination of its large eyes reveals that each eye is composed of a myriad of tiny eyes.

Pokemon Lets Go Butterfree Evolutions

What level does Pokemon Let's Go Butterfree Evolve at?

The Unevolved Form Caterpie Evolves at level 7 into Metapod, which then Evolves at level 10 into Butterfree.

First Second Third Final
7 Metapod205
10 Butterfree395

How to catch Butterfree in Pokemon Let's Go

Where to catch and find Pokemon Lets Go Butterfree Locations and their Spawn Rate Chance for that Zone.

The best place to find pokemon let's go Butterfree is in the Cerulean Cave zone, it will have a Rare Spawn% chance to spawn in the area with a level range of 51-56. This also makes Cerulean Cave the best place to Catch Combo Chain hunt Shiny Butterfree or for a Flawless IV Stats.

Pokemon Area Spawn Chance Levels Encounter Floor
Viridian Forest 25% 03-06 normal 1F
Route 2 15% 03-04 normal 1F
Route 2 15% 03-08 normal 2F
Viridian Forest 10% 03-06 normal 1F
Viridian Forest 1% 03-06 normal 1F

The list above shows all the spawn locations of this pokemon and it's evolution forms.

Transferring and Catching

The type of Pokemon Candy you receive from Transferring and Catching Butterfree.

Best Nature for Butterfree

We recommend a Modest Nature for Butterfree, you can visit Madam Celadon to force encounter pokemon of Modest Nature.

Nature Increases Decreases Choice 1 Choice 2
Modest Sp. Atk Attack Blue Red

Pokemon Lets Go Butterfree Moves

Level Up Moves

Pokemon Let's Go Butterfree Moves You Learn From Leveling Up.

LVL Move Type Class Pow PP Acc Effect
0 Gust Flying Special 40 35 100% Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokemon in the air.
1 Confusion Psychic Special 50 25 100% Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.
1 Gust Flying Special 40 35 100% Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokemon in the air.
13 Poison Powder Poison None -- 35 75% causes the target to become poisoned. Poisoned Pokémon lose 1?8 of their maximum HP each turn.
13 Sleep Powder Grass None -- 15 75% Puts the target to sleep.
13 Stun Spore Grass None -- 30 75% Paralyzes the target.
16 Psybeam Psychic Special 65 20 100% Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.
19 Supersonic Normal None -- 20 55% Confuses the target.
22 Quiver Dance Bug None -- 20 -- raises the user's Special Attack, Special Defense and Speed by one stage each.
25 Whirlwind Normal None -- 20 100% Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokemon.
28 Air Slash Flying Special 75 20 95% deals damage and has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch
31 Bug Buzz Bug Special 90 10 100% deals damage and has a 10% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Learnable TMs Moves

These are the Technical Machines (TM) Moves that Butterfree can Learn.

Item Move Type Class Pow PP Acc Effect
TM1 Headbutt Normal Physical 70 15 100% Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
TM4 Teleport Psychic None -- 20 -- Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.
TM5 Rest Psychic None -- 10 -- User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM7 Protect Normal None -- 10 -- prevents any attacks targeted at the user from striking, for the duration of the turn. It has priority +4 so will activate before most other moves.
TM8 Substitute Normal None -- 10 -- Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
TM9 Reflect Psychic None -- 20 -- Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.
TM12 Facade Normal Physical 70 20 100% deals damage, and hits with double power (140) if the user is burned, poisoned or paralyzed.
TM18 U-turn Bug Physical 70 20 100% User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM27 Toxic Poison None -- 10 90% Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM40 Psychic Psychic Special 90 10 100% Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM43 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 80 15 100% deals damage and has a 20% chance of lowering the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM45 Solar Beam Grass Special 120 10 100% The user of Solar Beam will absorb light on the first turn. On the second turn, Solar Beam deals damage.
TM48 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150 5 90% User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM50 Roost Flying None -- 10 -- User recovers half of its max HP and loses the Flying type temporarily.
TM53 Mega Drain Grass Special 40 15 100% Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM59 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100 15 100% Only works on sleeping Pokemon. Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.

Master Trainer

This Pokemon's Master Trainer is Bobby

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