Venonat

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

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
Lives in the shadows of tall trees where it eats insects. It is attracted by light at night.
Yellow Its large eyes act as radars. In a bright place, you can see that they are clusters of many tiny eyes.
Gold
HeartGold
Its eyes also function as radar units. It catches and eats small bugs that hide in darkness.
Silver
SoulSilver
Poison oozes from all over its body. It catches and eats small bugs at night that are attracted by light.
Crystal The small bugs it eats appear only at night, so it sleeps in a hole in a tree until night falls.
Ruby
Sapphire
VENONAT is said to have evolved with a coat of thin, stiff hair that covers its entire body for protection. It possesses large eyes that never fail to spot even miniscule prey.
Emerald Its coat of thin, stiff hair that covers its entire body is said to have evolved for protection. Its large eyes never fail to spot even miniscule prey.
FireRed Its eyes act as radar, enabling it to be active in darkness. The eyes can also shoot powerful beams.
LeafGreen Lives in the shadows of tall trees where it eats bugs. It is attracted by light at night.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its big eyes are actually clusters of tiny eyes. At night, its kind is drawn by light.

Evolution chart

Venonat
#048
Venonat
Bug · Poison

(Level 31)
Venomoth
#049
Venomoth
Bug · Poison

Name origin

venom
poison
gnat
an insect

Moves learned by Venonat

Venonat sprites

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

Red
Blue
Route 12, 13, 14, 15
Yellow Route 14, 15, 24, 25
Gold
Silver
Route 24, 25, 43, National Park
Crystal Route 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 24, 25, 43, Ilex Forest, Lake of Rage
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 12, 13, 14, 15, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge
Diamond
Pearl
Route 229
Platinum Route 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 24, 25, 43, Lake of Rage, National Park