Venonat is a dual type Bug and Poison Pokemon introduced in Generation I. It evolves into Venomoth starting at level 31. Take a look below for 26 awesome and fascinating facts about Venonat.
1. Venonat is an insectoid Pokemon with a spherical body covered in purple fur.
2. Poison oozes from all over its fuzzy body.
3. A pink pincer-like mouth with two teeth, stubby forepaws, and a pair of two-toed feet are visible through its fur. Its limbs are light tan.
4. There is also a pair of white antennae sprouting from the top of its head. However, the most prominent feature on its face are its large, red compound eyes.
5. Venonat’s highly developed eyes act as radar units and can shoot powerful beams.
6. Venonat can be found in dense temperate forests, where it will sleep in the hole of a tree until nightfall.
7. It sleeps throughout the day because the small insects it feeds on appear only at night.
8. Both Venonat and its prey are attracted to bright lights.
9. In spite of Venonat’s name, it is not similar to a gnat in size, physiology, or behavior, other than on its compound eyes.
10. It is likely primarily based on a mite, which also sucks blood, is round, and has a pincer-like mouth.
11. Based on its Ruby and Silver Pokédex entries and the fact that it evolves into a moth, Venonat may also draw inspiration from venomous caterpillars, such as those belonging to the Megalopyge genus.
12. Venonat is likely a combination of venom and gnat (a small insect).
13. Tracey has a Venonat, which he commonly uses to see things at night. It debuted in The Lost Lapras as the first Pokémon used by Tracey, although it was only one of two owned by him before he met Ash.
14. Two Venonat appeared in The Ninja Poké-Showdown, with one under the ownership of Koga and the other under the ownership of Aya. Koga’s evolved into a Venomoth in the same episode. Aya’s Venonat reappeared in Ariados, Amigos!.
15. A Venonat appeared in Camping It Up!, where Conway trained it during the Pokémon Summer Academy. Conway used Venonat in a battle against a Grimer that Dawn was temporarily using. After Grimer used Poison Gas as a Counter Shield, the battle ended in a draw.
16. Multiple Venonat appeared in Leading a Stray!, where they were among the Pokémon assisting a Luxio in its efforts to help a Wailmer trapped in the sewers.
17. Venonat debuted in Pokémon Fashion Flash as one of the Pokémon seen on Scissor Street.
18. A Venonat appeared in The Kangaskhan Kid.
19. A Venonat appeared in A Chansey Operation.
20. A Venonat appeared in Pikachu‘s Vacation as one of the Pokémon seen at the Pokémon Theme Park.
21. A Trainer’s Venonat appeared in Mewtwo Strikes Back as one of the Pokémon Mewtwo defeated while serving for Giovanni.
22. A Trainer’s Venonat appeared in Friends to the End during the closing ceremonies of the Indigo Plateau Conference.
23. Multiple pink Venonat appeared in In the Pink as residents of Pinkan Island.
24. A Venonat appeared in Tricks of the Trade as one of the Pokémon seen at the Pokémon Swap Meet in Palmpona.
25. A Venonat appeared in Beauty and the Breeder, under the ownership of a Pokémon Breeder participating in a Pokémon breeding competition.
26. A Venonat appeared in The Heartbreak of Brock as one of the Pokémon living at Temacu’s father’s lab.