ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Pokémon: Metapod Nicknames

Updated on December 12, 2017
Cheeky Kid profile image

Cheeky Kid is a true-blue casual gamer. Whenever he's not watching anime or reading manga, chances are he's mindlessly playing games.

Nicknames for Metapod
Nicknames for Metapod | Source

Pokemon #011: Metapod

Metapod is Bug-type Cocoon Pokemon. It is said to be as hard as steel. When it uses the move "Harden," it hardens only its external covering. Its innards remain soft in the process. Although it can withstand strong blows, a hard enough impact could cause it to pop out of its shell. At level 10, it evolves into a Butterfree.

Nickname Ideas for Metapod

Common/Generic Nicknames

Dopatem – This is the name “Metapod” in reverse. Dopatem—can you see it?

Meta – Short for Metapod. A very obvious point!

Metapod – Don’t want to give this critter a nickname? Then I suggest you stick with its original name.

Megapod – Just change the letter T into G and you get—Megapod! Sounds fearsome for a little pod!

Pod – While it does look like a little pea pod, this nickname is nothing special like that. It’s just the last three letters of its original name. It’s quite fitting name though, in my opinion.

Names Signifying How Hard It Really Is

Barricade – A barrier that is meant to obstruct or block. It is usually made from hard materials such as concrete or stone.

Diamond – A carbon-based mineral that has the highest rating of “10” in the Moh’s Scale of Hardness.

Flint – A hard sedimentary rock that is wholly made of quartz. It can be found mostly as nodules in other sedimentary rocks such as chalks and limestones.

Guardian – A protector. In this case, it protects the life that is inside its tough shell.

Harden – All Metapods are known for this move. Harden is, after all, its signature move. This move increases its defense linearly.

Hardy – An adjective meaning robust, sturdy, tough, and rugged.

Nokia – A phone brand that’s considered so tough it is jokingly considered the toughest material in the whole universe. What I’m talking about here specifically is the classic Nokia 3310 phone.

Metapod is literally made up of countless Nokia  3310 phones.
Metapod is literally made up of countless Nokia 3310 phones.

Rockhard – This Pokémon is said to be as hard as a rock.

Shield – If for some reason you are under attack, you can use a Metapod as a shield. It is guaranteed to protect you for some time.

Statue – It doesn’t move. It is basically immobile!

X-Defense – An item in the Pokémon universe that increases defense. It acts just like how the move “Harden” works.

Yoroi – The Japanese word for armor.

Color-Based Nicknames

Asparagus – A shade of green that is based on the spring vegetable, Asparagus. The asparagus is also known as garden asparagus and sparrow grass.

Celadon – A shade of green that is said to be named after a certain character in French literature that wore green clothes. It is also said that Celadon is based on a glaze used in old Chinese and Korean pottery.

Jade – A gemstone with a distinct green color and sheen.

Myrtle – A shade of green that is based on the color of the myrtle plant. Also, this is the name of certain greenish mineral in the “Harvest Moon” games.

Olive – A color that is based on the green tinge of the olive fruit.

Viridian – A blue-green pigment composed of hydrated chromium(III) oxide. Likewise, this is the name of a certain forest where lots of Caterpies and Metapods can be found.

Names from Popular Characters/Personalities

This is Metapod now. Feel old yet?
This is Metapod now. Feel old yet? | Source

Cell – An anime character from the Dragon Ball series. It is a villain that came out of an icky cocoon from the future and is capable of sucking people dry until only skin is left of them.

Gaston – The villain in the tale Beauty and the Beast. No one’s slick as Gaston. No one’s quick as Gaston. Probably no one’s also as hard (to fall) as Gaston!

Jeff Hardy – A professional wrestler from WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). I added this here just because of his last name, which is Hardy.

Max Steel – A superhero that apparently wears a steel armor. This entity is the combined form of a human named Max and a techno-organic alien named Steel.

Sleepy – One of the seven dwarfs from Snow White. Sleepy is known for being sleepy all the time. Metapod is also sleepy. Just look at its eyes!

The Rock – Also known as Dwayne Johnson. He’s a professional wrestler and an actor whose body is as hard as a rock.

Woody – A fictional toy character from Toy Story. He is a cowboy doll and the leader of the toys in Toy Story.

Meaningful Names Associated with Hardness

Acanit – An Ugandan name meaning “Hard Times.”

Ashmita – An Indian name meaning “Rock Born.”

Adalhard – A German name meaning “Brave.”

Some People Just Can’t Help Naming It These

  • Boner
  • Booger
  • Dick
  • Pee Pee

Technically Speaking, Metapod is One of These

Chrysalis – The hard-shelled pupa of a moth or butterfly. In this case, it’s a Butterfree.

Pupa – A middle stage in the life of some insects undergoing metamorphosis. This is their transition from an immature stage to a mature stage.

Awww...look at all those real-like Metapods and Butterfrees.
Awww...look at all those real-like Metapods and Butterfrees. | Source

Other Random Nicknames

Banana – It looks like a banana, that’s for sure. What I’m wondering though is how it is able to stand.

Diehard – If it dies, it will die hard. It can use “Harder” to prolong the battle, but it’ll eventually be defeated—unless the foe is weaker!

Failure – Once you use “Harden” a couple of times, you won’t be able to use it anymore. The statement “But it failed.” will always show then.

Greenshell – It’s shell is green. Can you not see that?

Metaphor – Sounds like Metapod, but metaphorically.

Peanut – There’s something inside, just like a peanut. Do you want to rip it open to see what’s inside?

Magikarp – While I do agree that Magikarp is the weakest Pokémon, Metapod sure is also one of the weakest Pokémon.

Nirvana – After a lot of time being in that green cocoon thingy, don’t you think it has already reached nirvana because of its stillness.

Shedsoon – It will shed soon to become a Butterfree. That is if it doesn’t die first.

Soon – Yup, very soon it will come out as a beautiful Butterfree.

Stringshot – If you evolved it from a Caterpie, then it will surely have this move.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      A8000 uptown 

      11 months ago

      I love pokemon

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)