Venipede

Venipede is a Bug/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Centipede Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 543
Type Bug Poison
Species Centipede Pokémon
Height 1′04″ (0.4 m)
Weight 11.7 lbs (5.3 kg)
Abilities Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost (hidden ability)
Local № 049 (Black/White)
043 (Black 2/White 2)
120 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 52
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 30
170 264
Attack 45
85 207
Defense 59
110 238
Sp. Atk 30
58 174
Sp. Def 39
74 194
Speed 57
107 234
Total 260 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Venipede.

Evolution chart

(Level 22) (Level 30)

Venipede changes

Pokédex entries

Black Its bite injects a potent poison, enough to paralyze large bird Pokémon that try to prey on it.
White It discovers what is going on around it by using the feelers on its head and tail. It is brutally aggressive.
Black 2
White 2
Using the feelers on its head and tail, it picks up vibrations in the air to determine its prey’s location and state.
X
Omega Ruby
It discovers what is going on around it by using the feelers on its head and tail. It is brutally aggressive.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Its bite injects a potent poison, enough to paralyze large bird Pokémon that try to prey on it.

Moves learned by Venipede

Moves learnt by level up

Venipede learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1RolloutRock 30 90
5Poison StingPoison 15 100
8ScreechNormal 85
12PursuitDark 40 100
15ProtectNormal
19Poison TailPoison 50 100
22Bug BiteBug 60 100
26VenoshockPoison 65 100
29AgilityPsychic
33SteamrollerBug 65 100
36ToxicPoison 90
38Venom DrenchPoison 100
40Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
43Double-EdgeNormal 120 100

Egg moves

Venipede learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Venipede egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Pin MissileBug 25 95
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
SpikesGround
Take DownNormal 90 85
Toxic SpikesPoison
TwineedleBug 25 100

Move Tutor moves

Venipede can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Iron DefenseSteel
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

Venipede is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
74Gyro BallSteel 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Venipede can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Venipede learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormal
1RolloutRock 30 90
5Poison StingPoison 15 100
8ScreechNormal 85
12PursuitDark 40 100
15ProtectNormal
19Poison TailPoison 50 100
22Bug BiteBug 60 100
26VenoshockPoison 65 100
29AgilityPsychic
33SteamrollerBug 65 100
36ToxicPoison 90
38VenoshockPoison 65 100
40Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
43Double-EdgeNormal 120 100

Egg moves

Venipede learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Venipede egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Pin MissileBug 25 95
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
SpikesGround
Take DownNormal 90 85
Toxic SpikesPoison
TwineedleBug 25 100

Moves learnt by TM

Venipede is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
74Gyro BallSteel 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Venipede can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Venipede sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Venipede  sprite from Black & White Venipede  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Venipede Shiny sprite from Black & White Venipede Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Venipede

Black
White
Lostlorn Forest, Pinwheel Forest
Black 2
White 2
Route 20, Lostlorn Forest
X
Y
Route 6
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Route 4
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Venipede
Japanese フシデ (Fushide)
German Toxiped
French Venipatte

Name origin

venom
poison
centipede
a species of insect