Venusaur • Sword & Shield Pokédex

Venusaur

Venusaur
Sprite of Venusaur in Pokémon HOME

Venusaur's Type

GRASS
POISON

Venusaur's Pokédex #s

National #
3
Galar #
--
Armor #
70
Crown #
--

Venusaur's Base Stats

HP:
80
Attack:
82
Defense:
83
Sp. Atk:
100
Sp. Def:
100
Speed:
80
Total:
525

Misc. Info

Height:
6'7" (2m)
Weight:
220.5 lbs. (100 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Monster / Grass
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,680
EV Yield:
2 Sp. Atk, 1 Sp. Def
Base EXP:
236
Catch Rate:
45
Base Happiness:
70

Venusaur's Abilities

Here are what abilities Venusaur can possibly have, along with their effects.
Overgrow
Increases the damage of Venusaur's Grass-type moves by 50% when it is at 1/3 or less HP.
Chlorophyll
Doubles Venusaur's Speed while the weather is Sunny.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Venusaur's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
ICE
FLYING
PSYCHIC
½
WATER
ELECTRIC
FIGHTING
FAIRY
¼
GRASS

Venusaur's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Venusaur evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur
starting form
Ivysaur
Ivysaur
at level 16
Venusaur
Venusaur
at level 32

Venusaur's Alternate Forms

Cosmetic Forms

Gigantamax Venusaur
Gigantamax Venusaur
Gigantamax

Gender Differences

Male ♂
Venusaur (Male)
Female ♀
Venusaur (Female)

Venusaur's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Venusaur can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Venusaur learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
Evo.
Petal Blizzard
Damages all nearby Pokémon.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
1
Petal Blizzard
Damages all nearby Pokémon.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
1
Petal Dance
Confuses Venusaur after 2–3 turns.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Growl
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 40 Nearby Enemies
1
Vine Whip
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
45 100% 25 One Target
1
Growth
Raises Venusaur's Attack and Special Attack by one stage, or two stages if the weather is sunny.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
9
Leech Seed
Leeches the target by 1/8 its max HP each turn and heals Venusaur by that much.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 90% 10 One Target
12
Razor Leaf
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GRASS
PHYSICAL
55 95% 25 Nearby Enemies
15
Poison Powder
Poisons the target.
POISON
STATUS
-- 75% 35 One Target
15
Sleep Powder
Puts the target to sleep.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 75% 15 One Target
20
Seed Bomb
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
25
Take Down
Venusaur takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target
30
Sweet Scent
Lowers all nearby enemies' Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 Nearby Enemies
37
Synthesis
Heals 1/2 of Venusaur's max HP. 1/4 in bad weather or 2/3 while sunny.
GRASS
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
44
Worry Seed
Changes the target's ability to Insomnia until the target switches out.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
51
Double-Edge
Venusaur takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
58
Solar Beam
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Venusaur can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM10
Magical Leaf
Doesn't miss the target.
GRASS
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 One Target
TM11
Solar Beam
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target
TM17
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM19
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Venusaur restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Venusaur from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM28
Giga Drain
Heals Venusaur by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM29
Charm
Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Venusaur is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM41
Helping Hand
Increases the power of ally Pokémon's moves for the rest of the turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 Ally
TM46
Weather Ball
Doubles its power and changes its type based on the weather condition.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM50
Bullet Seed
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
25 100% 30 One Target
TM74
Venoshock
Damage is doubled if the target is already poisoned.
POISON
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM88
Grassy Terrain
Activates Grassy Terrain for 5 turns, which heals non-airborne Pokémon for 1/16 max HP each turn and powers up Grass-type moves by 50%.
GRASS
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM94
False Swipe
Cannot knock out a Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Venusaur missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Venusaur can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR00
Swords Dance
Raises Venusaur's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR17
Amnesia
Raises Venusaur's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Venusaur's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR22
Sludge Bomb
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR24
Outrage
Confuses Venusaur after 2–3 turns.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Venusaur's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR59
Seed Bomb
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR65
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR71
Leaf Storm
Lowers Venusaur's Special Attack by two stages.
GRASS
SPECIAL
130 90% 5 One Target
TR72
Power Whip
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
120 85% 10 One Target
TR77
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR85
Work Up
Raises Venusaur's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Venusaur can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Venusaur.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Skull Bash
Raises Venusaur's Defense by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
130 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Petal Dance
Confuses Venusaur after 2–3 turns.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
EGG
Curse
Raises Venusaur's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
EGG
Ingrain
Heals Venusaur by 1/16 its max HP each turn and it can't switch out or be forced out.
GRASS
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Nature Power
Changes to a different move based on the battle terrain.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
EGG
Toxic
Badly poisons the target. 100% accuracy if used by a Poison-type Pokémon.
POISON
STATUS
-- 90% 10 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Venusaur can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Terrain Pulse
If a Terrain is active, Terrain Pulse becomes the type that matches that Terrain and its power is doubled (before applying the boost of the Terrain). (If used as Max Strike, the type-changing effect of Terrain Pulse still applies.)
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TUTOR
Grassy Glide
If Grassy Terrain is active, Grassy Glide has +1 priority.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target

Venusaur's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Venusaur's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Venusaur's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Venusaur is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
270 301 333 364 80
Attack
169 200 232 263 82
Defense
171 202 234 265 83
Sp. Atk
205 236 268 299 100
Sp. Def
205 236 268 299 100
Speed
165 196 228 259 80
Total
525

Where to Find Venusaur

If you're looking for where to find Venusaur, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Venusaur in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Special Ways to Get Venusaur

Available in some Max Raid Dens on Isle of Armor (DLC), including a rare Gigantamax-capable Venusaur.

Getting Venusaur By Evolution

Evolves from Ivysaur at level 32.

Pokédex Entries for Venusaur

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Normal

Sword
Its plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.
Shield
A bewitching aroma wafts from its flower. The fragrance becalms those engaged in a battle.

Gigantamax

Sword
In battle, this Pokémon swings around two thick vines. If these vines slammed into a 10-story building, they could easily topple it.
Shield
Huge amounts of pollen burst from it with the force of a volcanic eruption. Breathing in too much of the pollen can cause fainting.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

Normal

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.
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
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.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Normal

Black White Black 2 White 2
After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Normal

Diamond Pearl Platinum
After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.
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 3 Pokédex Entries

Normal

Ruby Sapphire
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.
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
Its plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.

Generation 2 Pokédex Entries

Normal

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 con­ vert sunlight into energy. As a result, it is more powerful in the summertime.
Crystal
As it warms it­ self and absorbs the sunlight, its flower petals release a pleasant fragrance.

Generation 1 Pokédex Entries

Normal

Red Blue
The plant blooms when it is absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.
Yellow
The flower on its back catches the sun's rays. The sunlight is then absorbed and used for energy.
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