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Metapod (Vending S1)

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Metapod LV.20
トランセル Trancell
Team Plasma
Illus. Aya Kusube
Evolution stage
010 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Caterpie
Card name Metapod
Type Grass
Hit Points 70
retreat cost
Japanese expansion Extended Sheet 1
Japanese rarity Uncommon
Japanese Deck Kit Quick Starter Gift Set
Japanese Deck Green Deck
Card GB 2 set Psychic Battle
Card GB 2 ID D02
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Metapod.

Metapod (Japanese: トランセル Trancell) is a Grass-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It is part of the Extended Sheet 1.

Card text

Pokémon Power:
Green Shield
As long as Metapod is in play, ignore Weakness when any of your Grass Pokémon are damaged. This power stops working while Metapod is Asleep, Confused, or Paralyzed.
Mysterious Powder
Flip a coin. If heads, the Defending Pokémon is now Confused.

Pokédex data

Metapod - Cocoon Pokémon
No. Height Weight
011 2'4" (0.7 m) 22 lbs. (9.9 kg)
Pokédex entry

Release information

This card was first released as part of the Extended Sheet 1 of the Vending Machine cards. It was later reprinted in the Quick Starter Gift Set.



This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Blue.

Project TCG logo.png This article is part of Project TCG, a Bulbapedia project that aims to report on every aspect of the Pokémon Trading Card Game.