Venomoth

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Bug
Poison
Venomoth
モルフォン Morufon
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Poison Moth Pokémon Pokémon
Pokédex
National
049
Johto
Hoenn
Sinnoh
Unova
Kalos
Alola
Ability Gender
Shield Dust
Tinted Lens
50% ♀/50% ♂
Pokédex color Egg groups
Purple Unknown
Weight Height
27.6 lbs. ??? 4'11" ???
Body style Footprint
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Cry
Azurilland Pokédex
HP Attack Defense
70 65 60
Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
90 75 90
Total
450

[[Category:Purple Pokémon]]


Venomoth is a Bug/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Appearance

Venomoth is a purple moth Pokémon. The eyes of Venomoth are black and much smaller than its pre-evolved form. Venomoth has two white fangs protruding from its mouthpart. Venomoth has head, thorax, and abdomen, unlike some other Bug Pokémon. The wings of Venomoth much are larger than Venomoth's body, with the top wings being much larger than the bottom. Its shiny incarnation has blue wings, head and upper body, whereas its lower body (abdomen) and legs are brown.

Special abilities

Venomoth can have the ability Shield Dust or the ability Tinted Lens. Shield Dust negates all side effects of attacks. Tinted Lens increases non-effective moves by 1.5x. Venomoth's wings are covered with scales. The scales are poisonous and are released when Venomoth flaps its wings.

Evolution

Venomoth is the evolved form of Venonat as of level 31.

Venomoth in the anime

Game info

Game locations

Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Safari Zone, Victory Road, Cerulean Cave Uncommon
Yellow Route 14, 15, Cerulean Cave Rare
Gold/Silver Route 24, 25 Rare
Crystal Route 9, 10, Route 13-15, 24, 25, 43 Rare
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Safari Zone, Berry Forest Rare
Diamond/ Pearl Route 229 (PokéRadar) Rare
Platinum Route 229 (PokéRadar) Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 24, 25 Uncommon
Black/White Dreamyard Uncommon

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 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
It digs underground and chews on tree roots, sticking its head out only when the sun isn't bright.
Ruby
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.
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.
Emerald
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.
Diamond
It flutters its wings to scatter dustlike scales. The scales leach toxins if they contact skin.
Pearl
It flutters its wings to scatter dustlike scales. The scales leach toxins if they contact skin.
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
It flutters its wings to scatter dustlike scales. The scales leach toxins if they contact skin.
White
It flutters its wings to scatter dustlike scales. The scales leach toxins if they contact skin.
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Trivia

  • Venomoth bears a striking resemblance to the kaiju, Battra, in its adult form.
  • In the manga, it says Venomoth doesn't live long.
  • Venomoth is the first Moth Pokémon. The second being Dustox, the third being Mothim and the fourth being Volcarona.
  • Venomoth gets its name in two words from venom and moth.

References