Venomoth aka Morphon in Japanese is a dual-type bug or poison Pokemon introduces in Gen I. The Pokemon evolves from Venonat starting at level 31. But, the name of Venomoth comes from the words venom and moth, which refers to its poisonous fangs and wings and also the real species that it is based on.

About Venomoth

Pokedex Data

  • Type: bug/poison
  • Species: poison moth Pokemon
  • Height: 1.5 m
  • Weight: 12.5 kg
  • Abilities: shield dust, tinted lens and wonder skin
  • Local No:
    • 049(Red/Blue/Yellow)
    • 109(Gold/Silver/Crystal)
    • 049(FireRed/Leafgreen)
    • 110(HeartGold/SoulSilver)
    • 049(Let’s Go Pikachu/Let’s Go Eevee)
  • EV Yield: 1 Special Attk, 1 Speed
  • Catch rate: 75(9.8 with Pokeball, full HP)
  • Base Friendship: 70 which is normal
  • Growth rate: medium fast
  • Egg groups: bug
  • Gender: 50% male and 50% female
  • Egg cycles: 20(4884-5140 steps)

 Venomoth Changes in different generations:

  • In Gen 3, Venomoth does not have the tinted lens ability
  • Inside Gen I, it has a base special stat of 90
  • In gens I-4, it has a base experience yield of 138


  • HP: 70
  • Attack: 65
  • Defense: 60
  • Attack: 90
  • Defense: 75
  • Speed: 90
  • Total: 450

Moves Learned By Venemoth

Moves Learnt By Levelling Up;

Lvl Move Type Cat. Power Acc
1 Agility Psychic Status
1 Confusion Physic Special 50 100
1 Disable Normal Status 100
1 Gust Flying Special 40 100
1 Screech Normal Status 85
1 Supersonic Normal Status 55
1 Tackle Normal Physical 40 100
4 Disable Normal Status 100
8 Supersonic Normal Status 55
12 Confusion Psychic Special 50 100
14 Poison Powder Poison Status 75
16 Stun Spore Grass Status 75
20 Psybeam Psychic Special 65 100
24 Leech Life Bug Physical 80 100
37 Psychic Psychic Special 90 100
46 Bug Buzz Bug Special 90 100
55 Quiver Dance Bug Status

Moves Learnt By TM

TM Move Type Cat. Power Acc
1 Headbutt Normal physical 70 100
4 teleport Psychic status
5 rest psychic status
7 Protect normal status
8 substitute normal status
9 reflect psychic status
12 facade Normal Physical 70 100
18 U-turn bug physical 70 100
27 toxic poison status 90
40 psychic psychic Special 90 100
45 Solar beam grass special 120 100
48 Hyper beam normal special 150 90
50 roost flying status
52 Sludge bomb poison special 90 100
53 Mega drain grass special 40 100
59 Dream eater psychic Special 100 100


Red, Blue Cerulean Cave, Safari Zone, Victory Road
Yellow route 14, 15, Cerulean Cave
Gold, Silver route 24, 25
Crystal route 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 43
Ruby, Sapphire trade/migrate from another game
FireRed berry forest, Safari Zone
Emerald trade/migrate from another game
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum route 229
HeartGold, SoulSilver route 24, 25
Black, White Dream yard
Black2, White 2 trade/migrate from another game
X,Y migrate from another game
Omega Ruy, Alpha Sapphire Mirage spots
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon migrate from another game


Let’s go Pikachu, Let’s go Eevee route 14, 15


Sword, Shield location yet not revealed

How to Evolve?

The Venomoth evolves from a bug to a huge bug poison.

Venomoth Evolution requirements:

Candies to Evolve
Egg Distance to hatch

Basically, Venomoth is a dual-type bug/poison Pokemon that was introduced in Gen I. But, the Pokemon evolves from Venonat starting at level 31.

How Useful is My Venomoth?

Venomoth is a Pokemon still it has a max CP of 2082, 179 attacks, and stamina of 172 in the game Pokemon Go. But, the Pokemon’s best moves are infestation and Bugg Buzz, it is a good exeggutor killer. The Pokemon is also good against Gen 2 grass types that are not poison secondary and dark types.

Q. Is The Venemoth Pokemon Good?

In terms of their tier placement, this Pokemon (Venemoth) tops all, being in VL2, while all the other bugs reside in NU. This Pokemon wins most battles because it has got a decent sweeping move pool, as well as it has access to Baton Pass and Sleep Powder.

Q. Can This Pokemon Fly?

Well, Venemoth has got wings but that still does not make them a flying type. As a matter of fact, Venemoth is just more advanced than Venonat. Like Venonat, Venemoth is limited only mainly because of its type. Well, if you are fighting a Venemoth, because it uses fire, flying, rock, or even psychic and the Bug attacks.

For more details visit the official Pokemon page for Venomoth Evolution.

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