Venusaur

Venusaur is a Grass/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Seed Pokémon.

Venusaur has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 003
Type Grass Poison
Species Seed Pokémon
Height 2.0 m (6′07″)
Weight 100.0 kg (220.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Overgrow
Chlorophyll (hidden ability)
Local № 003 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
228 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
003 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
233 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
082 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
003 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 236
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 82
152 289
Defense 83
153 291
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 100
184 328
Speed 80
148 284
Total 525 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 Venusaur.

Pokédex data

National № 003
Type Grass Poison
Species Seed Pokémon
Height 2.4 m (7′10″)
Weight 155.5 kg (342.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Thick Fat
Local № 003 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
228 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
003 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
233 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
082 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
003 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 281
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 123
225 379
Sp. Atk 122
224 377
Sp. Def 120
220 372
Speed 80
148 284
Total 625 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 Venusaur.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 32)

Venusaur changes

Pokédex entries

Venusaur

Red
Blue
The plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.
Yellow The flower on its back catches the sun’s rays. The sunlight is then absorbed and used for energy.
Gold By spreading the broad petals of its flower and catching the sun’s rays, it fills its body with power.
Silver It is able to convert sunlight into energy. As a result, it is more powerful in the summertime.
Crystal As it warms itself and absorbs the sunlight, its flower petals release a pleasant fragrance.
Ruby
Sapphire
There is a large flower on VENUSAUR’s back. The flower is said to take on vivid colors if it gets plenty of nutrition and sunlight. The flower’s aroma soothes the emotions of people.
FireRed A bewitching aroma wafts from its flower. The fragrance becalms those engaged in a battle.
LeafGreen Its plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.
Emerald VENUSAUR’s flower is said to take on vivid colors if it gets plenty of nutrition and sunlight. The flower’s aroma soothes the emotions of people.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.
HeartGold By spreading the broad petals of its flower and catching the sun’s rays, it fills its body with power.
SoulSilver It is able to convert sunlight into energy. As a result, it is more powerful in the summertime.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.
X By spreading the broad petals of its flower and catching the sun’s rays, it fills its body with power.
Y After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
There is a large flower on Venusaur’s back. The flower is said to take on vivid colors if it gets plenty of nutrition and sunlight. The flower’s aroma soothes the emotions of people.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
The flower on its back catches the sun’s rays. The sunlight is then absorbed and used for energy.
Sword Its plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.
Shield A bewitching aroma wafts from its flower. The fragrance becalms those engaged in a battle.

Mega Venusaur

Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
In order to support its flower, which has grown larger due to Mega Evolution, its back and legs have become stronger.

Moves learned by Venusaur

Moves learnt by level up

Venusaur learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1GrowthNormal
1Petal BlizzardGrass 90 100
1Petal DanceGrass 120 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
9Leech SeedGrass 90
12Razor LeafGrass 55 95
15Poison PowderPoison 75
15Sleep PowderGrass 75
20Seed BombGrass 80 100
25Take DownNormal 90 85
30Sweet ScentNormal
37SynthesisGrass
44Worry SeedGrass 100
51Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
58Solar BeamGrass 120 100

Egg moves

Venusaur does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

Venusaur is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Venusaur is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AmnesiaPsychic
1GrowlNormal 100
1Leech SeedGrass 90
1Petal DanceGrass 120 100
1Power WhipGrass 120 85
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Vine WhipGrass 45 100
5Vine WhipGrass 45 100
9Leech SeedGrass 90
14Poison PowderPoison 75
14Sleep PowderGrass 75
22Take DownNormal 90 85
31Razor LeafGrass 55 95
44GrowthNormal
58Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
71Solar BeamGrass 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Venusaur learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Petal DanceGrass 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Venusaur sprites

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

Where to find Venusaur

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Bulbasaur/Ivysaur
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Bulbasaur/Ivysaur
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Bulbasaur/Ivysaur
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Bulbasaur/Ivysaur
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Bulbasaur/Ivysaur
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Venusaur
Japanese フシギバナ (Fushigibana)
German Bisaflor
French Florizarre

Name origin

venus
from Venus Flytrap, a meat-eating plant
-saur
Greek suffix meaning ‘lizard’