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 HeartGold and SoulSilver

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Ilex Forest5-6Walking in tall grass or a cave25%
Mt. Moon (1f)12Walking in tall grass or a cave10%
Mt. Moon (2f)12Walking in tall grass or a cave10%

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.
6PoisonpowderPoisonNone--3575%Poisons the target.
6Stun SporeGrassNone--3075%Paralyzes the target.
11Leech LifeBugPhysical2015100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
17SporeGrassNone--15100%Puts the target to sleep.
22SlashNormalPhysical7020100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
27GrowthNormalNone--40--Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
33Giga DrainGrassSpecial7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
38AromatherapyGrassNone--5--Cures the entire party of major status effects.
43X-scissorBugPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM9Bullet SeedGrassPhysical2530100%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM19Giga DrainGrassSpecial7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM36Sludge BombPoisonSpecial9010100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM40Aerial AceFlyingPhysical6020--Never misses.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM53Energy BallGrassSpecial8010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM54False SwipeNormalPhysical4040100%Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM70FlashNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
TM75Swords DanceNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Attack by two stages.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM81X-scissorBugPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM86Grass KnotGrassSpecial120100%Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--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.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
PsybeamPsychicSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.
CounterFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.
AgilityPsychicNone--30--Raises the user's Speed by two stages.
ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
Light ScreenPsychicNone--30--Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns..
FlailNormalPhysical115100%Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.
False SwipeNormalPhysical4040100%Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.
PursuitDarkPhysical4020100%If the target leaves battle this turn, user will hit the target with double power and then hit its replacement normally.
Sweet ScentNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.
Metal ClawSteelPhysical503595%Has a 10% chance to raise the user's Attack by one stage.
Cross PoisonPoisonPhysical7020100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit and a 10% chance to poison the target.
Bug BiteBugPhysical6020100%If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

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
045 #045 Vileplume #047 Parasect 047