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Height

Trainer dude

Parasect
10

3'3.4"
1.0 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Parasect
295

65.0 lb
29.5 kg

Pokédex Description

Generation 1
Red, Blue

A host-parasite pair in which the parasite mushroom has taken over the host bug. Prefers damp places.

Yellow

The bug host is drained of energy by the mushrooms on its back. They appear to do all the thinking.

Generation 2
Gold

It stays mostly in dark, damp places, the preference not of the bug, but of the big mushrooms on its back.

Silver

The larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters.

Crystal

When nothing's left to extract from the bug, the mushrooms on its back leave spores on the bug's egg.

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire

PARASECT is known to infest large trees en masse and drain nutrients from the lower trunk and roots. When an infested tree dies, they move onto another tree all at once.

Emerald

PARASECT are known to infest the roots of large trees en masse and drain nutrients. When an infested tree dies, they move onto another tree all at once.

FireRed

It scatters toxic spores from the mushroom cap. In China, the spores are used as herbal medicine.

LeafGreen

A host-parasite pair in which the parasite mushroom has taken over the host bug. Prefers damp places.

Generation 4
Diamond

A mushroom grown larger than the host’s body controls PARASECT. It scatters poisonous spores.

Pearl

It is controlled by a mushroom grown larger than the bug body. It is said to prefer damp places.

Platinum

A mushroom grown larger than the host’s body controls PARASECT. It scatters poisonous spores.

HeartGold

It stays mostly in dark, damp places, the preference not of the bug, but of the big mushroom on its back.

SoulSilver

The larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters.

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

A mushroom grown larger than the host’s body controls Parasect. It scatters poisonous spores.

Generation 6
X

A mushroom grown larger than the host’s body controls Parasect. It scatters poisonous spores.

Y

The larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters.

Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire

Parasect is known to infest large trees en masse and drain nutrients from the lower trunk and roots. When an infested tree dies, they move onto another tree all at once.

Generation 7
Moon

It scatters toxic spores from its mushroom cap. Once harvested, these spores can be steeped and boiled down to prepare herbal medicines.

Ultra Sun

The bug is mostly dead, with the mushroom on its back having become the main body. If the mushroom comes off, the bug stops moving.

Main Game Sprites

Generation 1 Red & Green, Red & Blue, Yellow

Red (jp.), Green Red, Blue Yellow
GB Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect
SGB Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect
GBC Parasect Parasect

Generation 2 Gold & Silver, Crystal

Gold Silver Crystal
Normal Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect
Shiny Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect

Generation 3 Ruby & Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed & LeafGreen

Ruby, Sapphire Emerald FireRed, LeafGreen
Normal Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect
Shiny Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect

Generation 4 Diamond & Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold & SoulSilver

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver
Normal Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect
Shiny Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect

Generation 5 Black & White, Black 2 & White 2

Black, White Black 2, White 2
Normal Parasect Parasect
Shiny Parasect Parasect

Generation 6 X & Y

X, Y Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire
Normal Parasect Parasect
Shiny Parasect Parasect

Generation 7 Sun & Moon

Sun, Moon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
Normal Parasect Parasect
Shiny Parasect Parasect

Miscellaneous Game Art

HeartGold, SoulSilver HeartGold & SoulSilver Overworld

Left Down Up Right
Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect
Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect Parasect

Other Images

Official artwork by Ken Sugimori

Parasect

Parasect

Dream World artwork

Parasect