045 #045 Vileplume #047 Parasect 047

Paras Paras #046 - Mushroom Pokemon

Paras
Hear Paras's Cry
types BugGrass
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 1'0" 0.3 m
weight 11.9 lb. 5.4 kg
generation
National: #046 | Johto: #070

Family Family

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Bug | Plant 5,100

046 Locations

Where to catch Paras in Pokemon Red and Blue

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Mt. Moon (1f)8Walking in tall grass or a cave5%
Mt. Moon (B1f)10Walking in tall grass or a cave10%
Mt. Moon (B2f)10-12Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Safari Zone (Area 1, East)22Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Safari Zone (Area 2, North)23Walking in tall grass or a cave15%

Where to catch Paras in Pokemon Yellow

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Mt. Moon (B1f)9-11Walking in tall grass or a cave10%
Mt. Moon (B2f)13Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Safari Zone (Middle)27Walking in tall grass or a cave5%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Effect SporeHas a 30% chance of inflcting either paralysis, poison, or sleep on attacking Pokemon on contact.
Dry SkinCauses 1/8 max HP in damage each turn during strong sunlight, but heals for 1/8 max HP during rain. Increases damage from Fire moves to 1.25×, but absorbs Water moves, healing for 1/4 max HP.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1ScratchNormalPhysical4035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
13Stun SporeGrassNone--3075%Paralyzes the target.
20Leech LifeBugPhysical2015100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
27SporeGrassNone--15100%Puts the target to sleep.
34SlashNormalPhysical7020100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
41GrowthNormalNone--40--Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM3Swords DanceNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Attack by two stages.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM8Body SlamNormalPhysical8515100%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
TM9Take DownNormalPhysical902085%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
TM10Double-edgeNormalPhysical12015100%User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.
TM20RageNormalPhysical2020100%If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.
TM21Mega DrainGrassSpecial4015100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM31MimicNormalNone--10--Copies the target's last used move.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM33ReflectPsychicNone--20--Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.
TM34BideNormalPhysical110--User waits for 2-3 turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.
TM40Skull BashNormalPhysical10015100%Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM50SubstituteNormalNone--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.
HM1CutNormalPhysical503095%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP35
Statbar
180 - 274180 - 274180 - 274
Attack70
Statbar
130 - 215145 - 239159 - 262
Defense55
Statbar
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
Sp. Attack45
Statbar
85 - 17095 - 189104 - 207
Sp. Defense55
Statbar
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
Speed25
Statbar
49 - 13455 - 14960 - 163
TOTAL 285
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
70 1,000,000 190 70 Attack: 1 point

Images Images

BlackParasParasParasParas
White
DiamondParasParasParasParas
Pearl
PlatinumParasParasParasParas
HeartGoldParasParasParasParas
SoulSilver
RubyParasParasParasParas
Sapphire
EmeraldParasParas
FireRedParasParasParasParas
LeafGreen
GoldParasParasParasParas
Silver
CrystalParasParasParasParas
RedParasParas
Blue
YellowParasParas

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondMushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host PARAS.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIt is doused with mushroom spores when it is born. As its body grows, mushrooms sprout from its back.
SoulSilverAs its body grows, large mushrooms named tochukaso start sprouting out of its back.
RubyPARAS has parasitic mushrooms growing on its back called tochukaso. They grow large by drawing nutrients from the BUG Pokemon host. They are highly valued as a medicine for extending life.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedGrowing out of the bug's back are mushrooms called tochukaso. The mushrooms grow with the bug host.
LeafGreenBurrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.
GoldIt is doused with mushroom spores when it is born. As its body grows, mushrooms sprout from its back.
SilverAs its body grows large, oriental mushrooms named tochukaso start sprouting out of its back.
CrystalThe tochukaso growing on this Pokemon's back orders it to extract juice from tree trunks.
RedBurrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.
Blue
YellowBurrows under the ground to gnaw on tree roots. The mushrooms on its back absorb most of the nutrition.

Other Other

Name Etymology As in parasite
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