Venomoth

Venomoth is a Bug/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Poison Moth Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
The dust-like scales covering its wings are color coded to indicate the kinds of poison it has.
Yellow The powdery scales on its wings are hard to remove. They also contain poison that leaks out on contact.
Gold When it attacks, it flaps its large wings violently to scatter its poisonous powder all around.
Silver The powder on its wings is poisonous if it is dark in color. If it is light, it causes paralysis.
Crystal The scales it scatters will paralyze anyone who touches them, making that person unable to stand.
Ruby
Sapphire
VENOMOTH is nocturnal - it is a POKéMON that only becomes active at night. Its favorite prey are small insects that gather around streetlights, attracted by the light in the darkness.
FireRed The wings are covered with dustlike scales. Every time it flaps its wings, it looses highly toxic dust.
LeafGreen The dustlike scales covering its wings are color-coded to indicate the kinds of poison it has.
Emerald VENOMOTH are nocturnal--they only are active at night. Their favorite prey are insects that gather around streetlights, attracted by the light in the darkness.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It flutters its wings to scatter dustlike scales. The scales leach toxins if they contact skin.
HeartGold When it attacks, it flaps its large wings violently to scatter its poisonous powder all around.
SoulSilver The powder on its wings is poisonous if it is dark in hue. If it is light in hue, it causes paralysis.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It flutters its wings to scatter dustlike scales. The scales leach toxins if they contact skin.
X The scales it scatters will paralyze anyone who touches them, making that person unable to stand.
Y The wings are covered with dustlike scales. Every time it flaps its wings, it looses highly toxic dust.

Evolution chart

Venonat
#048
Venonat
Bug · Poison

(Level 31)
Venomoth
#049
Venomoth
Bug · Poison

Name origin

venom
poison
moth
an insect

Moves learned by Venomoth

Venomoth sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Venomoth

Yellow Route 14, 15
Gold
Silver
Route 24, 25
Crystal Route 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 43
FireRed
LeafGreen
Berry Forest
Diamond
Pearl
Route 229
Platinum Route 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 24, 25
Black
White
Dreamyard