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Cute Caterpile          
Area(s) Tephra Cave (Caterpile Nest)  
Type Caterpile Level(s) 4  
Respawn Yes Movement Type Ground  
Detection Type Non-aggressive Kindred No  
View Angle 120° View Distance 11 M  
EXP 19 AP 12  
Spawn Time Any  

Cute Caterpiles are caterpillar-like enemies in Xenoblade Chronicles. They are members of the Caterpile family, and can be found in the Caterpile Nest in Tephra Cave. They drop Caterpile Poison, five lots of which is needed if following Leopold's branch in the quest Financial Planning.



Art Attribute Multiplier Hits Range Effect Knockback Blowdown/Daze
Caterpile AttackPhysical1.8 – 2.01Frontal Line---
Caterpile CrushPhysical2.8 – 3.01----

† It has not yet been confirmed whether this enemy uses Caterpile Attack, and Caterpile Crush.


Break Lock-On Physical Def. ▼ Agility ▼
Topple Bind Ether Def. ▼ Aura Seal
Daze Paralysis Attack Power ▼ Arts Seal
Sleep Slow Ether Power ▼ Death

△ = 70% resistance
▲ = 100% resistance unless certain conditions are met
◇ = 70% resistance, but no resistance during chain attack
◆ = 100% resistance, but no resistance during chain attack
○ = no resistance
× = immune



Wood 81.2%
Silver 17.8%
Gold 1%


Old Insect Leg 79.9%
Caterpile Poison 20.1%


Caterpile Crystals
Muscle Up I / Ether Def Up I 31.3%
Muscle Up I / Strength Up I 31.3%
Block Guarder 1 slot 6.1%
Jack Knives 1 slot 4.1%
Metal Lancer 2 slots 2.4%
Battle Armour 1 slot 8.6%
Light Cap 1 slot 7.2%
Caravan Gear 1 slot 4.8%
Caravan Gear 0 slots 4.3%


Million Driver 1 slot 10.4%
Million Driver 2 slots 8.7%
Bouncer Knives 1 slot 5.9%
Crusher 16.7%
Rag Bone Hammer 8.3%
Steady Greaves 36.8%
Front Armour 5.5%
Graft Gauntlets 4.6%
Court Leggings 3.1%

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