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 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 66.1 lbs (30.0 kg)
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)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (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.

Moves learned by Venonat

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.
1DisableNormal 100
1ForesightNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5SupersonicNormal 55
11ConfusionPsychic 50 100
13Poison PowderPoison 75
17PsybeamPsychic 65 100
23Stun SporeGrass 75
25Signal BeamBug 75 100
29Sleep PowderGrass 75
35Leech LifeBug 80 100
37Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
41Poison FangPoison 50 100
47PsychicPsychic 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.
AgilityPsychic
Baton PassNormal
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Morning SunNormal
Rage PowderBug
ScreechNormal 85
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Skill SwapPsychic
Toxic SpikesPoison

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 BiteBug 60 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Skill SwapPsychic
SnoreNormal 50 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Venonat 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
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrass 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
PsywavePsychic 80 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormal Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1DisableNormal 100
1ForesightNormal
1TackleNormal 40 100
5SupersonicNormal 55
11ConfusionPsychic 50 100
13Poison PowderPoison 75
17PsybeamPsychic 65 100
23Stun SporeGrass 75
25Signal BeamBug 75 100
29Sleep PowderGrass 75
35Leech LifeBug 80 100
37Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
41Poison FangPoison 50 100
47PsychicPsychic 90 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychic
Baton PassNormal
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Morning SunNormal
Rage PowderBug
ScreechNormal 85
Secret PowerNormal 70 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Skill SwapPsychic
Toxic SpikesPoison

Moves learnt by TM

Venonat 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
28Leech LifeBug 80 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrass 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
PsywavePsychic 80 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Sweet ScentNormal Generation 2 — TM
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

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

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

Other languages

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

Name origin

venom
poison
gnat
a species of insect