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Venusaur (Pokémon)

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Ivysaur #002: Ivysaur
Pokémon
#004: Charmander Charmander
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Venusaur (disambiguation).
Venusaur
Seed Pokémon
フシギバナ
Fushigibana
#003
Venusaur
Venusaur
Mega Venusaur
Mega Venusaur

Venusaur

Venusaur

Venusaur
Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Grass Poison
Unknown Unknown
Mega Venusaur
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Overgrow
Venusaur
Cacophony
Cacophony
Chlorophyll
Hidden Ability

Hidden Ability
Thick Fat
Mega Venusaur

Mega Venusaur Y
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Grass
Hatch time
5355 - 5609 steps
Height
6'07" 2.0 m
Venusaur
7'10" 2.4 m
Mega Venusaur
0'0" 0 m
{{{forme3}}}
0'0" 0 m
{{{forme4}}}
Weight
220.5 lbs. 100.0 kg
Venusaur
342.8 lbs. 155.5 kg
Mega Venusaur
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{forme3}}}
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{forme4}}}
Mega Stone
Venusaurite {{{mega2}}}
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#003
Kanto
#233
Johto
#205
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh

Unova
Central
#082
Kalos
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-003
Fiore
R-000
Almia
R-016/N-006
Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
208
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
236
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
2
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body08.png BodyUnknown.png
{{{forme2}}}
Footprint
F003.png None.png
{{{forme2}}}
Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
70
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Venusaur (Japanese: フシギバナ Fushigibana) is a dual-type Grass/Poison Pokémon.

It evolves from Ivysaur starting at level 32. It is the final form of Bulbasaur. It can Mega Evolve into Mega Venusaur using the Venusaurite.

Venusaur is the version mascot of both Pokémon Green and LeafGreen, appearing on the boxart of both.

Biology

Venusaur is a squat, quadruped Pokémon with bumpy, bluish green skin. It has small, circular red eyes, two pointed teeth on its upper jaw, and four pointed teeth on its lower jaw. It has three clawed toes on each foot. The bud on its back has bloomed in a large pink, white-spotted flower. The flower is supported by a thick, brown trunk surrounded by green fronds. A female Venusaur will have a seed in the center of its flower.

As Mega Venusaur, the flower on its back grows larger and two new pink flowers bloom, one on its forehead and one on its rear. Additional leaves with woody stems are grown around the flower that are supported by vines that grow from the base of the flower. Mega Venusaur also develops darker patches of color on its forehead below the new bloom. Its legs and frame also become more sturdy to support the weight of the flower.[1]

Venusaur uses its flower to catch the sun's rays to convert them into energy, which causes the flower to take on colors that are more vibrant. The flower releases a soothing scent that attracts Pokémon. This scent becomes stronger after a rainy day. In the anime, Venusaur has demonstrated the ability to manipulate nature and lead evolution ceremonies for Bulbasaur and Ivysaur. This Pokémon is rarely found in the wild, but has been known to inhabit grasslands.

In the anime

Female Venusaur in the anime

Major appearances

May's Venusaur

May's Bulbasaur had evolved during her absence from the series and showed up in Pruning a Passel of Pals! as a Venusaur.

Spenser's Venusaur

Spenser's Venusaur debuted in Cutting the Ties that Bind. Spenser had Venusaur use Sweet Scent to drive away the furious Beedrill. Venusaur was the second Pokémon that the Palace Maven used in his battle with Ash in Ka Boom with a View!. The Seed Pokémon won against Ash's Heracross, but lost to his Swellow. It made another appearance in a flashback in King and Queen for a Day!.

Other

A Venusaur leading an evolution ceremony for Bulbasaur appeared in Bulbasaur's Mysterious Garden.

A Venusaur nicknamed Bruteroot was under the ownership of a Trainer named Corey in Mewtwo Strikes Back. Like Corey's other Pokémon, it was cloned by Mewtwo. Its clone made another appearance in Mewtwo Returns.

Drake of the Orange Islands used a Venusaur in his battle against Ash and his Tauros in Enter The Dragonite.

An artist has a Venusaur as a long-time friend, which he used to battle Team Rocket to blast off in The Light Fantastic.

When Team Rocket was working at the Battle Park in One Trick Phony!, James used a Venusaur in a battle against Ash's Cyndaquil as part of an elaborate plan to capture Ash's Pikachu.

In Grass Hysteria!, May got lost in the Forbidden Forest, which was ruled by a Venusaur.

Jeremy used a Venusaur that knew Frenzy Plant in the second half of the Silver Town Pokémon Contest in Weekend Warrior. Jeremy's Venusaur came very close to defeating May's Combusken, but the Young Fowl Pokémon came through and pulled off a come-from-behind victory.

Minor appearances

A giant robot Venusaur was at the amusement park in Island of the Giant Pokémon.

In The Ghost of Maiden's Peak, a Gastly created an illusion of Venusaur in order to frighten Ash's Bulbasaur. Gastly subsequently combined this Venusaur with an illusionary Blastoise to create a Venustoise, which terrified both Squirtle and Bulbasaur out of battling.

The first time a real Venusaur made an appearance was a cameo in March of the Exeggutor Squad.

Venusaur also appeared in The Power of One.

A Venusaur was seen in a Gym on Kumquat Island in Pokémon Double Trouble. However, this scene was removed from the dub due to the appearance of Jynx.

A Venusaur was one of the Pokémon seen in a field of flowers in Houndoom's Special Delivery. It tried to use Sleep Powder on Misty's Togepi, but Houndoom blocked the attack, causing itself to fall asleep.

A Venusaur was seen in a Pokémon Center in Moving Pictures.

Two Venusaur appeared in the intro of Destiny Deoxys.

As seen in Numero Uno Articuno, one of the Pokémon Noland offers for challengers to battle is a Venusaur. However, Ash instead chose to battle Articuno.

A Venusaur appeared in May, We Harley Drew'd Ya!.

A Venusaur appeared in the opening scenes of Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

A Venusaur appeared in Alexa's magazine in The Journalist from Another Region!.

A Venusaur appeared in a fantasy in A Rush of Ninja Wisdom! under the ownership of Nihei.

A Venusaur that can Mega Evolve into Mega Venusaur appeared in Mega Evolution Special I.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP051 Venusaur Ash's Pokédex Venusaur, the final form of the Bulbasaur evolution. This Seed Pokémon soaks up the sun's rays as a source of energy.
Original series entries continue below.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP248 Venusaur Ash's Pokédex Venusaur, the Seed Pokémon. Venusaur uses its large petals to capture sunlight and transform it into energy.
This concludes the entries from the original series.

In the manga

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga

In I'm Your Venusaur, a local legend states that a 300-year-old tree, the Venusaur Tree, was grown out of a Venusaur who protected the town from invaders many years ago. The Venusaur and its tree are considered the guardians of the town.

Gary has a Venusaur which was sent out with his other Pokémon to battle the giant Slowpoke in Ash vs. Gary.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Venusaur in Pokémon Adventures
Main article: Saur

Red has a Venusaur nicknamed Saur which he received it as a Bulbasaur from Professor Oak in Bulbasaur, Come Home! after witnessing the bond shared between the two while battling a wild Machoke, learning SolarBeam in the process. Bulbasaur evolved into Ivysaur in Wartortle Wars after defeating a wild Primeape, and into Venusaur in The Winged Legends while fighting against the merged version of Zapdos, Moltres, and Articuno along Blue's Charizard and Blasty, defeating it with its augmented SolarBeam while the others used Flamethrower and Hydro Pump, respectively. With the unusual help of Poli and Pika he was able to defeat Blue's Charizard at the Pokémon League, winning the battle and the tournament. At Boon Island, Saur learned Frenzy Plant from Ultima, and was able to destroy Mewtwo's restrictive M2 Bind, again with the help of the other two starters. During this incident, it was temporarily traded to Blue, but was given back to its owner soon afterward.

In the Pokémon Get da ze! manga

Shu encounters a Venusaur in the chapter A Powerful Opponent, Venusaur!. Shu battles the Venusaur and attempts to capture it, but fails in the end.

In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga

Erika has a Venusaur that debuted in Big Struggle with the Powerful Opponent Venusaur!!.

Giovanni has a Venusaur in Bring Down the Strongest Pokémon!!.

Red is shown to have one in Red VS Green?!.

Professor Oak is shown to have one in Save the Pokémon Zoo!!.

In the Pokémon Zensho manga

Shigeru owns a Venusaur in the Pokémon Zensho manga series.

In the TCG

Main article: Venusaur (TCG)

In the TFG

One Venusaur figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros.

Venusaur is one of the Pokémon that can appear from the gate on the rooftop of Silph Co. in the Saffron City stage. Venusaur will occasionally fire Razor Leaves at any character in front of it.

Super Smash Bros. Melee

When Venusaur is released from a Poké Ball, it uses the move Frustration to cause an earthquake, similar to Donkey Kong's Down + B attack. Any player caught in this will be sent flying.

Venusaur is also a Pokéfloat. The front half will push itself onto the screen first and play will then begin to move to the right after Snorlax leaves the screen.

Trophy information

Evolving from Ivysaur, this deceptively toxic Pokémon has a huge flower on its back that emits a cloying fragrance: the scent lulls its enemies into a state of calmness. Venusaur's flower synthesizes sunshine into pure energy for its SolarBeam move. Think of Grass-type Pokémon, and Venusaur comes first.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Red The plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.
Blue
Yellow The flower on its back catches the sun's rays. The sunlight is then absorbed and used for energy.
Stadium Absorbs solar energy as nutrition. When it is catching the sun's rays, it often remains quiet and still.
Generation II
Gold By spreading the broad petals of its flower and catching the sun's rays, it fills its body with power.
Silver It is able to convert sunlight into energy. As a result, it is more powerful in the summertime.
Crystal As it warms itself and absorbs the sunlight, its flower petals release a pleasant fragrance.
Stadium 2 By spreading the broad petals of its flower and catching the sun's rays, it fills its body with power.
Generation III
Ruby There is a large flower on Venusaur's back. The flower is said to take on vivid colors if it gets plenty of nutrition and sunlight. The flower's aroma soothes the emotions of people.
Sapphire
Emerald Venusaur's flower is said to take on vivid colors if it gets plenty of nutrition and sunlight. The flower's aroma soothes the emotions of people.
FireRed A bewitching aroma wafts from its flower. The fragrance becalms those engaged in a battle.
LeafGreen The plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.
Generation IV
Diamond After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold By spreading the broad petals of its flower and catching the sun's rays, it fills its body with power.
SoulSilver It is able to convert sunlight into energy. As a result, it is more powerful in the summertime.
Generation V
Black After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.
White
Black 2 After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.
White 2
Generation VI
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.

Game locations

Generation I
Red Blue
Evolve Ivysaur
Blue (Japan)
Evolve Ivysaur
Yellow
Evolve Ivysaur
Generation II
Gold Silver
Time Capsule
Crystal
Time Capsule
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade
Emerald
Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Evolve Ivysaur
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Pal Park, Trade
Platinum
Pal Park, Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Ivysaur
Pal Park
Field
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Ivysaur

In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Pinball Evolve Ivysaur
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 3
Trozei Battle
Mr. Who's Den
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red/Blue Rescue Team
Western Cave (50F-59F)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Mystery Jungle (B1-B29)
Pokémon Ranger Lyra Forest
Pokémon Ranger:
Guardian Signs
Latolato Trail
Dark Temple
Odd Temple
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest Normal Mode A & S
Pokémon Rumble Blast Forest: Everspring Valley
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Meadow Zone

In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Venusaur English United States 40Shiny March 15 to 21, 2002; September 27 to October 3, 2002; February 14 to 20, 2003

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Bitter Berry (100%)
Yellow*

Stats

Base stats

Venusaur
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 80
140 - 187 270 - 364
Attack: 82
78 - 147 152 - 289
Defense: 83
79 - 148 153 - 291
Sp.Atk: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Sp.Def: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Speed: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Total: 525   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 100.


Mega Venusaur
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 80
140 - 187 270 - 364
Attack: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Defense: 123
115 - 192 225 - 379
Sp.Atk: 122
114 - 191 224 - 377
Sp.Def: 120
112 - 189 220 - 372
Speed: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Total: 625   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/2 ★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
15/18 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Venusaur
Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Notes:
Mega Venusaur
Under normal battle conditions in Generation VI, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water ½×
Grass ¼×
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
00Start Leech Seed Grass Status 0000 09090% 10
00Start Vine Whip Grass Physical 04545 100100% 25
033 Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
077 Leech Seed Grass Status 0000 09090% 10
099 Vine Whip Grass Physical 04545 100100% 25
1313 Poison Powder Poison Status 0000 07575% 35
1313 Sleep Powder Grass Status 0000 07575% 15
1515 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
2020 Razor Leaf Grass Physical 05555 09595% 25
2323 Sweet Scent Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
2828 Growth Normal Status 0000 —% 20
3131 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100100% 15
3232 Petal Dance Grass Special 120120 100100% 10
3939 Worry Seed Grass Status 0000 100100% 10
4545 Synthesis Grass Status 0000 —% 5
5050 Petal Blizzard Grass Physical 09090 100100% 15
5353 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100100% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Venusaur obtained at level 1 in Generation VI
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Venusaur
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Venusaur
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM16 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM20 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 25
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM22 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM53 Energy Ball Grass Special 09090 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM70 Flash Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Venusaur
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Venusaur
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SlowpokeSlowbroSnorlax Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20
CottoneeTyruntTyrantrum Charm Fairy Status 100% 20
SlowpokeSlowbroSlowkingTurtwigGrotleTorterra
FerroseedFerrothornPhantumpTrevenantBergmiteAvalugg
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
ShieldonBastiodon Endure Normal Status —% 10
OddishGloomParasParasectTangelaTangrowth
HoppipSkiploomJumpluffSunkernSunfloraTreecko
ShroomishRoseliaTurtwigGrotleTorterraSnivy
ServineSerperiorCottoneeMaractusFoongusAmoonguss
Giga Drain Grass Special 75 100% 10
SunkernSunfloraRoseliaSnoverAbomasnow Grass Whistle Grass Status 55% 15
OddishGloomTangelaTangrowthRoserade Grassy Terrain Grass Status —% 10
TangelaTangrowthSunkernSunfloraRoseliaCacnea
CacturneCarnivineSnoverAbomasnowMaractusFoongus
AmoongussFerroseedFerrothornPhantumpTrevenant
Ingrain Grass Status —% 20
VictreebelExeggutorBellossomSunfloraGrovyleSceptile
ShiftryTropiusTurtwigGrotleTorterraSnivy
ServineSerperior
Leaf Storm Grass Special 130 90% 5
ChikoritaBayleefMeganiumBellossomRoseliaRoserade
TropiusCherubiCherrim
Magical Leaf Grass Special 60 —% 20
LotadLombreLudicoloSeedotNuzleafAmaura
Aurorus
Nature Power Normal Status —% 20
VenusaurOddishGloomVileplumeMeganiumSunflora
RoseliaCherrimMaractus
Petal Dance Grass Special 120 100% 10
LickitungLickilickyTangelaTangrowthCarnivineFerrothorn Power Whip Grass Physical 120 85% 10
SquirtleWartortleBlastoiseAvalugg Skull Bash Normal Physical 130 100% 10
Mudkip Sludge* Poison Special 65 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Venusaur in Generation VI
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Venusaur in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Venusaur
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Venusaur
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
X Y Frenzy Plant Grass Special 150 90% 5
X Y Grass Pledge Grass Special 80 100% 10
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Venusaur can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Venusaur cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Venusaur
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Venusaur
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VI
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
001 Seed Bomb Grass Physical 80 100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Venusaur
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Venusaur
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 Pin003.png 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Pinball RS
 N/A 
Not available
Pokémon Trozei!
 Trozeiani003.gif 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
MDP003.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Beau Plains
Phrases
51%-100% HP My flower's in bloom! Let me handle things!
26%-50% HP My HP is down to half.
1%-25% HP I can't keep up...
Level up All right! Leveled up!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP <name>, my HP is between 51% and 100%.
26%-50% HP <name>, my HP is between 26% and 50%.
1%-25% HP <name>, my HP is between 1% and 25%.
Level up All right! Leveled up!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness
,
and Explorers of Sky
MDP003.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: F
Pokémon Ranger
Group:  Grass  Poké Assist: Grass PA.png
( Grass )
Field move: None
Loops: 10 Min. exp.: 130 Max. exp.: 180
Browser entry  
Venusaur spits out large seeds. They sprout giant vines that get in the way.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:  Normal  Poké Assist: None Field move: None
Browser entry  
This Pokémon does not have a browser entry.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group: Poké Assist: Field move:
 Grass  Grass Assist.png
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It attacks by shooting seeds.
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PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW003.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Venusaur is the Zone Keeper protecting the Meadow Zone. He's the Attraction Chief of Venusaur's Vine Swing, too! Safety is his main concern!
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
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This Pokémon has no PokéPark Pad entry.
None.png HP: Move: {{{ConquestMove}}}
Attack: Ability 1: {{{ConquestAbility1}}}
Defense: Ability 2: {{{ConquestAbility2}}}
Speed: Ability 3: {{{ConquestAbility3}}}
Does not evolve.
Range: 0 Perfect Links: {{{ConquestLink}}}

Evolution

001Bulbasaur.png
Unevolved
Bulbasaur
 Grass  Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 16
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First evolution
Ivysaur
 Grass  Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 32
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Second evolution
Venusaur
 Grass  Poison 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
Spr 1b 003.png Spr 1y 003.png Spr 1g 003.png Spr b g1 003.png
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
Spr 2g 003.png Spr 2s 003.png Spr 2c 003.gif Spr b 2g 003.png
Spr 2g 003 s.png Spr 2s 003 s.png Spr 2c 003 s.gif Spr b 2g 003 s.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Spr 3r 003.png Spr 3e 003.gif Spr 3f 003.png Spr b 3r 003.png
Spr 3r 003 s.png Spr 3e 003 s.gif Spr 3f 003 s.png Spr b 3r 003 s.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 003 m.png Spr 4d 003 m.png Spr 4h 003 m.png Spr b 4d 003 m.png
Spr 4d 003 f.png Spr 4d 003 f.png Spr 4h 003 f.png Spr b 4d 003 f.png
Spr 4d 003 m s.png Spr 4d 003 m s.png Spr 4h 003 m s.png Spr b 4d 003 m s.png
Spr 4d 003 f s.png Spr 4d 003 f s.png Spr 4h 003 f s.png Spr b 4d 003 f s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 003 m.png Spr 5b 003 m.png Spr b 5b 003 m.png
Spr 5b 003 f.png Spr 5b 003 f.png Spr b 5b 003 f.png
Spr 5b 003 m s.png Spr 5b 003 m s.png Spr b 5b 003 m s.png
Spr 5b 003 f s.png Spr 5b 003 f s.png Spr b 5b 003 f s.png
Venusaur For other sprites and images, please see Venusaur images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Other sprites

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Spr b 3f 003.png Spr b 3f 003 s.png
Spr 3f Venusaur credits.png
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Crystal back FireRed/LeafGreen
back and credits
Platinum/HeartGold/
SoulSilver back
Platinum Shiny back HeartGold/SoulSilver
Shiny back

Trivia

Origin

Venusaur appears to be based primarily on some form of reptile, specifically the tuatara or any of the mammal-like reptiles known as Dicynodonts from the Permian period or the Kannemeyeria from the Triassic period.

Other than a lack of a tail, and with visible ears and no genuine metamorphosis stage (evolution aside), Venusaur does not have much in common with amphibians like frogs and toads (which metamorphose from one definite creature into another as they mature as opposed to just growing into a larger adult version of itself the way that Venusaur does); instead, it more closely resembles reptiles like lizards and tuataras. Alternatively, Venusaur's large rounded snout, wide mouth, wide-set eyes, bumpy wart-like skin, and quadraped-like movements are vaguely similar to those of certain amphibians, such as the common toad. Unlike Bulbasaur, Venusaur's "ears" do have hollows indicating that they are in fact ears and not glands, as seen in many species of frogs and toads.

The flower on its back resembles the Rafflesia arnoldii.

Name origin

Venusaur is a combination of the words Venus (referring to the Venus flytrap plant) or venom and the Greek saur (lizard).

Fushigibana is a pun on 不思議な花 "fushigi na hana" (strange flower).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese フシギバナ Fushigibana Mysterious flower
France Flag.png French Florizarre From flore and bizarre
Spain Flag.png Spanish Venusaur Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Bisaflor From Bisamratte and Flor
Italy Flag.png Italian Venusaur Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 이상해꽃 Isanghaekkot From 이상하다 isanghada and kkot


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Notes

  1. http://www.pokemonxy.com/en-us/pokemon/mega_pokemon/#Venusaur

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