Essentials

Venomoth

The Poison Moth Pokémon

Venomoth

Bug Poison

Abilities

Shield Dust

Protects against incoming moves' extra effects.

Tinted Lens

Doubles damage inflicted with not-very-effective moves.

Hidden Ability

Wonder Skin

Lowers incoming non-damaging moves' base accuracy to exactly 50%.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting ¼
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ¼
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison ½
  • Psychic 2
  • Rock 2
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
49
Kanto
49 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
109 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
110 HeartGold, SoulSilver

Names

Japanese
モルフォン (morufon)
Official roomaji
Morphon
Korean
도나리
Chinese
末入蛾
French
Aéromite
German
Omot
Spanish
Venomoth
Italian
Venomoth

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Bug
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
158 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Special Attack
  • 1 Speed
Capture rate
75 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Colosseum, XD nothing
FireRed, LeafGreen 5% Silver Powder Silver Powder
Generation 4 5% Shed Shell Shed Shell
Generation 5 5% Shed Shell Shed Shell
Generation 6 5% Shed Shell Shed Shell

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Venonat Venomoth Level up, starting at level 31

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
70
56.9 313 344
Attack
65
37.8 198 229
Defense
60
36.9 188 219
Special Attack
90
72.9 248 279
Special Defense
75
59.2 218 249
Speed
90
75.6 248 279
Total
450
51.5

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★✯✯
Power
★✯☆☆
Skill
★✯✯
Stamina
★☆☆
Jump
★★★★✯
Total
8/14/18

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It flutters its wings to scatter dustlike scales. The scales leach toxins if they contact skin.

Generation 6
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.

Sprites

Venomoth Venomoth Venomoth Venomoth

Miscellany

Species
Poison Moth Search:
Color
Purple Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
forest Search:
Footprint
Venomoth
Shape
Lepidopterous Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Venomoth
15

4'11.1"
1.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Venomoth
125

27.6 lb
12.5 kg

Locations

Red Red
Blue Blue
Yellow Yellow
FireRed FireRed
LeafGreen LeafGreen
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
SoulSilver SoulSilver
Black Black
White White

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
50
Rate
30

Moves

Bug and Poison moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Special moves better suit Venomoth's higher Special Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Quiver Dance Bug status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack, Special Defense, and Speed by one stage each.

Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Disable Normal status 20 100%

Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.

Foresight Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

Poison Powder Poison status 35 75%

Poisons the target.

Silver Wind Bug special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Disable Normal status 20 100%

Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.

Foresight Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

9 Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

9 5 5 5 5 Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

17 17 11 11 11 11 Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

22 20 20 13 13 13 13 Poison Powder Poison status 35 75%

Poisons the target.

27 25 25 17 17 17 17 Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

24 Poison Powder Poison status 35 75%

Poisons the target.

27 Leech Life Bug physical 15 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

30 30 28 28 23 23 23 23 Stun Spore Grass status 30 75%

Paralyzes the target.

38 38 25 25 25 25 Psybeam Psychic special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

43 43 29 29 29 29 Sleep Powder Grass status 15 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

31 31 31 31 31 31 Gust Flying special 35 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Pokémon in the air.

37 37 37 37 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

41 41 41 41 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

47 47 47 47 Poison Fang Poison physical 15 50 100%

Has a 50% chance to badly poison the target.

36 36 Psybeam Psychic special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

42 42 Sleep Powder Grass status 15 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

50 50 52 52 55 55 55 55 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

59 59 59 59 Bug Buzz Bug special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

63 63 Quiver Dance Bug status 20

Raises the user's Special Attack, Special Defense, and Speed by one stage each.

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Venonat but not Venomoth
• • • • Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

• • • • • • Baton Pass Normal status 40

Allows the trainer to switch out the user and pass effects along to its replacement.

• • • • Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

• • • • • • Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

• • • • Morning Sun Normal status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

• • Rage Powder Bug status 20 2

Redirects the target's single-target effects to the user for this turn.

• • • • • • Screech Normal status 40 85%

Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.

• • Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

• • • • • Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

• • Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

• • • • Toxic Spikes Poison status 20

Scatters poisoned spikes, poisoning opposing Pokémon that switch in.

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Air Cutter Flying special 25 60 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bug Bite Bug physical 20 60 100%

If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ominous Wind Ghost special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 String Shot Bug status 40 95%

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Tailwind Flying status 15

For three turns, friendly Pokémon have doubled Speed.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Zen Headbutt Psychic physical 15 80 90%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Red, Blue Yellow Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

02 02 Razor Wind Normal special 10 80 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

04 04 Whirlwind Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 09 Venoshock Poison special 10 65 100%

Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.

09 09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

12 Sweet Scent Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

10 10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

20 20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

21 21 Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

19 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

19 19 19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

30 30 Teleport Psychic status 20

Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.

31 31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

36 36 36 36 36 36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

39 39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

46 46 Psywave Psychic special 15 * 100%

Inflicts damage between 50% and 150% of the user's level.

45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

48 48 48 Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

51 51 Roost Flying status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

53 53 53 53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

62 62 Acrobatics Flying physical 15 55 100%

Has double power if the user has no held item.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

62 62 Silver Wind Bug special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

H5 H5 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

76 76 Struggle Bug Bug special 20 50 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

89 89 89 89 U-turn Bug physical 20 70 100%

User must switch out after attacking.

50 50 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

H5 Defog Flying status 15

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage. Removes field effects from the enemy field.

H5 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

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