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.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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.

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

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

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Where to find Venomoth

Red
Blue
Evolve Venonat
Yellow Route 14, 15
Gold
Silver
Route 24, 25
Crystal Route 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 43
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Berry Forest
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 24, 25
Black
White
Dreamyard
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game