Venonat

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

Pokédex data

National № 048
Type Bug Poison
Species Insect Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 30.0 kg (66.1 lbs)
Abilities 1. Compound Eyes
2. Tinted Lens
Run Away (hidden ability)
Local № 048 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
108 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
048 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
109 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
048 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 61
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 55
103 229
Defense 50
94 218
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 45
85 207
Total 305 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 Venonat.

Evolution chart

(Level 31)

Venonat changes

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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Its large eyes act as a radar. In a bright place, you can see that they are clusters of many tiny eyes.

Moves learned by Venonat

Moves learnt by level up

Venonat learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4DisableNormalStatus 100
8SupersonicNormalStatus 55
12ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
14Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
16Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
20PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
24Sleep PowderGrassStatus 75
28Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
32PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100

Moves learnt by TM

Venonat is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
05RestPsychicStatus
07ProtectNormalStatus
08SubstituteNormalStatus
09ReflectPsychicStatus
12FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
27ToxicPoisonStatus 90
40PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100
45Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
52Sludge BombPoisonSpecial 90 100
53Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1DisableNormalStatus 100
1ForesightNormalStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5SupersonicNormalStatus 55
11ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
13Poison PowderPoisonStatus 75
17PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
23Stun SporeGrassStatus 75
25Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
29Sleep PowderGrassStatus 75
35Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
37Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
41Poison FangPoisonPhysical 50 100
47PsychicPsychicSpecial 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Morning SunNormalStatus
Rage PowderBugStatus
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Skill SwapPsychicStatus
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
Skill SwapPsychicStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Venonat 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
PsywavePsychicSpecial 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100 Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Venonat sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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

Where to find Venonat

Red
Blue
Route 12, 13, 14, 15, Safari Zone
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, National Park
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 12, 13, 14, 15, Berry Forest, Bond Bridge, Safari Zone
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
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Route 14, 15, 24, 25
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Venonat
Japanese コンパン (Kongpang)
German Bluzuk
French Mimitoss

Name origin

venom
poison
gnat
a species of insect