Metapod (Flashfire 2)

トランセル Transel
Illus. kawayoo
Evolution stage
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Caterpie
Card name Metapod
Type Grass
HP 70
retreat cost
English expansion Flashfire
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 2/106
Japanese expansion Wild Blaze
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 002/080
English expansion Generations
Rarity Uncommon
English card no. 4/83
Japanese expansion BREAK Starter Pack
Japanese card no. 004/072
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Metapod.

Metapod (Japanese: トランセル Transel) is a Grass-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Flashfire expansion.

Card text

Adaptive Evolution
This Pokémon can evolve during your first turn or the turn you play it.
During your opponent's next turn, if this Pokémon would be damaged by an attack, prevent that attack's damage done to this Pokémon if that damage is 60 or less.

Pokédex data

Metapod - Cocoon Pokémon
No. Height Weight
011 2'04" (0.7 m) 21.8 lbs. (9.9 kg)
Pokédex entry
A steel-hard shell protects its tender body. It quietly endures hardships while awaiting evolution.
こうてつのように かたい カラで やわらかい なかみを まもっている。しんかするまで じっと たえている。

Release Information

This card was included in the Flashfire expansion, first released in the Japanese Wild Blaze expansion. It was later reprinted in the English Generations expansion with the same artwork, originating from the Japanese BREAK Starter Pack.



Harden is a move in the Pokémon games that Metapod can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon X.

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