046 #046 Paras #048 Venonat 048

Parasect Parasect #047 - Mushroom Pokemon

Parasect
Hear Parasect's Cry
types BugGrass
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 3'3" 1.0 m
weight 65.0 lb. 29.5 kg
generation
National: #047 | Johto: #071

Family Family

General046
#046 - Paras
Level047
#047 - Parasect
Lv. 24

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Bug | Plant 5,100

047 Locations

Where to catch Parasect in Pokemon Red and Blue

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Cerulean Cave (1f)52Walking in tall grass or a cave5%
Cerulean Cave (B1f)64Walking in tall grass or a cave10%
Safari Zone (Middle)30Walking in tall grass or a cave5%
Safari Zone (Area 1, East)25Walking in tall grass or a cave5%

Where to catch Parasect in Pokemon Yellow

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Cerulean Cave (1f)54Walking in tall grass or a cave5%
Safari Zone (Middle)27-32Walking in tall grass or a cave15%

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.
1Stun SporeGrassNone--3075%Paralyzes the target.
1Leech LifeBugPhysical2015100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
13Stun SporeGrassNone--3075%Paralyzes the target.
20Leech LifeBugPhysical2015100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
30SporeGrassNone--15100%Puts the target to sleep.
39SlashNormalPhysical7020100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
48GrowthNormalNone--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.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
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%)
HP60
Statbar
230 - 324230 - 324230 - 324
Attack95
Statbar
175 - 260195 - 289214 - 317
Defense80
Statbar
148 - 233165 - 259181 - 284
Sp. Attack60
Statbar
112 - 197125 - 219137 - 240
Sp. Defense80
Statbar
148 - 233165 - 259181 - 284
Speed30
Statbar
58 - 14365 - 15971 - 174
TOTAL 405
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
128 1,000,000 75 70 Attack: 2 points
Defense: 1 point

Images Images

BlackParasectParasectParasectParasect
White
DiamondParasectParasectParasectParasect
Pearl
PlatinumParasectParasectParasectParasect
HeartGoldParasectParasectParasectParasect
SoulSilver
RubyParasectParasectParasectParasect
Sapphire
EmeraldParasectParasect
FireRedParasectParasectParasectParasect
LeafGreen
GoldParasectParasectParasectParasect
Silver
CrystalParasectParasectParasectParasect
RedParasectParasect
Blue
YellowParasectParasect

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2A mushroom grown larger than the host's body controls Parasect. It scatters poisonous spores.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondA mushroom grown larger than the host's body controls PARASECT. It scatters poisonous spores.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIt stays mostly in dark, damp places, the preference not of the bug, but of the big mushroom on its back.
SoulSilverThe larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters.
RubyPARASECT 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.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIt scatters toxic spores from the mushroom cap. In China, the spores are used as herbal medicine.
LeafGreenA host-parasite pair in which the parasite mushroom has taken over the host bug. Prefers damp places.
GoldIt stays mostly in dark, damp places, the preference not of the bug, but of the big mushrooms on its back.
SilverThe larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters.
CrystalWhen nothing's left to extract from the bug, the mushrooms on its back leave spores on the bug's egg.
RedA host-parasite pair in which the parasite mushroom has taken over the host bug. Prefers damp places.
Blue
YellowThe bug host is drained of energy by the mushrooms on its back. They appear to do all the thinking.

Other Other

Name Etymology Para (as in parasite) + sect (as in insect)
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