Venonat

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

Pokédex entries

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 Its eyes also function as radar units. It catches and eats small bugs that hide in darkness.
Silver 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.
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.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its big eyes are actually clusters of tiny eyes. At night, its kind is drawn by light.
HeartGold Its eyes also function as radar units. It catches and eats small bugs that hide in darkness.
SoulSilver Poison oozes from all over its body. It catches and eats small bugs at night that are attracted by light.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its big eyes are actually clusters of tiny eyes. At night, its kind is drawn by light.
X Its big eyes are actually clusters of tiny eyes. At night, its kind is drawn by light.
Y Lives in the shadows of tall trees where it eats bugs. It is attracted by light at night.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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 minuscule prey.

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

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Venonat  sprite from Red & Blue Venonat  sprite from Silver Venonat  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Venonat  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Venonat  sprite from Black & White Venonat  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Venonat Shiny sprite from Silver Venonat Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Venonat Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Venonat Shiny sprite from Black & White Venonat Shiny sprite from X & Y

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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
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 12, 13, 14, 15, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 24, 25, 43, Lake of Rage, National Park
Black
White
Breed Venomoth
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Breed Venomoth
Sun
Moon
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