Essentials

Venusaur

Venusaur

Grass Poison

Abilities

Overgrow

Strengthens Grass moves to inflict 1.5× damage at 1/3 max HP or less.

Hidden Ability

Chlorophyll

Doubles Speed during strong sunlight.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
3
Kanto
3 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
228 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
233 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Central Kalos
82 X, Y

Names

Japanese
フシギバナ (fushigibana)
Official roomaji
Fushigibana
Korean
이상해꽃
Chinese
妙蛙花
French
Florizarre
German
Bisaflor
Spanish
Venusaur
Italian
Venusaur

Breeding

Gender
⅞ male, ⅛ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Monster
  • Grass
Search:
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
236 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Special Attack
  • 1 Special Defense
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Bulbasaur Ivysaur Level up, starting at level 16 Venusaur Level up, starting at level 32

Venusaur Forms

  • Venusaur
  • Mega Venusaur

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
80
73.9 333 364
Attack
82
59.7 232 263
Defense
83
68.4 234 265
Special Attack
100
82.0 268 299
Special Defense
100
86.6 268 299
Speed
80
66.0 228 259
Total
525
81.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★☆
Power
★✯✯✯☆
Skill
★✯✯
Stamina
★✯✯✯✯
Jump
★★
Total
6/15/17

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.

Generation 6
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.

Sprites

Venusaur Venusaur Venusaur Venusaur
Venusaur Venusaur Venusaur Venusaur

Miscellany

Species
Seed Search:
Color
Green Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
grassland Search:
Footprint
Venusaur
Shape
Mensal Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Venusaur
20

6'6.7"
2.0 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Venusaur
1000

220.5 lb
100.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
90
Rate
3

Moves

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

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

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal 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.
Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

Leech Seed Grass status 10 90%

Seeds the target, stealing HP from it every turn.

Vine Whip Grass physical 25 45 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

4 4 4 3 3 3 3 Growl Normal status 40 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.

7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Leech Seed Grass status 10 90%

Seeds the target, stealing HP from it every turn.

13 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 Vine Whip Grass physical 25 45 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

22 15 15 15 13 13 13 13 Poison Powder Poison status 35 75%

Poisons the target.

15 15 15 13 13 13 13 Sleep Powder Grass status 15 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

15 15 15 15 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

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

30 22 22 22 20 20 20 20 Razor Leaf Grass physical 25 55 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

29 29 29 23 23 23 23 Sweet Scent Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

43 41 41 41 28 28 28 28 Growth Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.

55 Sleep Powder Grass status 15 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

31 31 31 31 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

32 32 32 32 Petal Dance Grass special 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

39 39 39 39 Worry Seed Grass status 10 100%

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

53 53 53 45 45 45 45 Synthesis Grass status 5

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

50 Petal Blizzard Grass physical 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

65 65 65 65 53 53 53 53 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

Level up, learned by Bulbasaur but not Venusaur
37 37 37 37 Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal 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 Bulbasaur but not Venusaur
• • • • Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

• • • • • • Charm Fairy status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.

• • • • • Curse Ghost status 10

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

• • Endure Normal status 10 4

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

• • Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

• • • • • Grass Whistle Grass status 15 55%

Puts the target to sleep.

• Grassy Terrain Grass status 10

For five turns, heals all Pokémon on the ground for 1/16 max HP each turn and strengthens their Grass moves to 1.5× their power.

• • • • Ingrain Grass status 20

Prevents the user from leaving battle. User regains 1/16 of its max HP every turn.

• • • • Leaf Storm Grass special 5 130 90%

Lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after inflicting damage.

• • • • • Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

• • • • • Magical Leaf Grass special 20 60

Never misses.

• • • • Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

• • • • • • • Petal Dance Grass special 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

• • • Power Whip Grass physical 10 120 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • Razor Wind Normal special 10 80 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

• • • • • Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

• • • • • • • Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

• • • Sludge Poison special 20 65 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal 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 Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Bind Normal physical 20 15 85%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Block Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

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

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

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

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Frenzy Plant Grass special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

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

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Grass Pledge Grass special 10 80 100%

With Fire Pledge, damages opposing Pokémon for 1/8 their max HP every turn for four turns.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Knock Off Dark physical 20 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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

Lowers the target's Speed by one stage.

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

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Synthesis Grass status 5

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

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Worry Seed Grass status 10 100%

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal 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 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

02 02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 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.

05 05 05 05 05 05 05 Roar 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 09 Bullet Seed Grass physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

08 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

10 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 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

12 12 Sweet Scent Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.

13 13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

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

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 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

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

21 Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 20 Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

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

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

20 20 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

21 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.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

26 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

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

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

31 31 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

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

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

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

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

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.

34 34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

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

35 35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

40 40 Defense Curl Normal status 40

Raises user's Defense by one stage.

33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

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

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

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 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.

49 49 Fury Cutter Bug physical 20 40 95%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.

48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

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

49 49 Echoed Voice Normal special 15 40 100%

Power increases by 100% for each consecutive use by any friendly Pokémon, to a maximum of 200.

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.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

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

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed 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.

86 86 86 86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

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.

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.

94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

96 Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H5 H5 H5 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

H8 H8 Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

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