Leavanny < Venipede > Whirlipede

Species Type
Centipede Pokémon Bug.pngPoison.png
Number Ability
#543 Poison Point/Swarm
Quick Feet
Height Weight
1'4" (0.4m) 11.7 lbs (5.3kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
N/A Whirlipede
Egg Group Catch Rate
Bug 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Defense Point

Venipede (フシデ) is the 49th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Bug/Poison type, and it is known as the Centipede Pokémon.

Venipede can have one of two Abilities: Poison Point, which has a 30% chance of poisoning the opponent when its uses an attack that requires physical contact against this Pokémon with the exception of Pokémon with the Immunity ability and Poison-or-Steel-types, or Swarm, which increases the power of Bug-Type attacks by 1.5 times when this Pokémon's HP falls below one-third of its maximum. Venipede's Hidden Ability the Quick Feet Ability, which increases Speed by 50% when a status is induced on it with the acceptions of Paralysis, and-in this instance-Poisoning because Poison-Types cannot be Poisoned.

Venipede can evolve twice. Its first chance to evolve comes at Level 22, which is when it can evolve into Whirlipede. Whirlipede can evolve into Scolipede when it reaches Level 30.

Venipede is in the Bug Egg Group, and it's Egg will take approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Venipede 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Venipede takes the appearance of a small centipede with antennae and a tail section similar to that of the "house centipede" albeit with shorter legs.

[edit] Gender Differences

Venipede doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Venipede can be found inside the Pinwheel Forest and the Lostlorn Forest in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Venipede can be found at Route 20 and Lostlorn Forest.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Venipede appears at the Arbor Area's Verdant Courts in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. It can be befriended by defeating it in battle, after which you'll be able to call it into battle.

Venipede appears within the Pupa Nation, Poison Fang Nation and Dragon Nation in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Venipede is listed as a Common Card in the Black&White, Emerging Powers, Boundaries Crossed and XY sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Venipede make their first appearance in the episode A Venipede Stampede, which featured a swarm of Venipede running rampant in Castelia City. While Venipede have appeared in a couple different episodes since, this was its most prominent appearance.

[edit] Movies

Venipede has yet to make an appearance in the Movies.

[edit] Manga

Venipede's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Venipede is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it hasn't evolved yet.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 15% Pinwheel Forest: Inside
Lostlorn Forest (Regular and Double Grass)
Black 2/White 2 20% Lostlorn Forest
Route 20 (Double Grass)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A

IV Pokémon Diamond N/A
IV Pokémon Pearl N/A
IV Pokémon Platinum N/A
IV Pokémon HeartGold N/A
IV Pokémon SoulSilver N/A

V Pokémon Black Its bite injects a potent poison, enough to paralyze large bird Pokémon that try to prey on it.
V Pokémon White It discovers what is going on around it by using the feelers on its head and tail. It is brutally aggressive.
V Pokémon Black 2 Using the feelers on its head and tail, it picks up vibrations in the air to determine its prey's location and state.
V Pokémon White 2 Using the feelers on its head and tail, it picks up vibrations in the air to determine its prey's location and state.

VI Pokémon X It discovers what is going on around it by using the feelers on its head and tail. It is brutally aggressive.
VI Pokémon Y Its bite injects a potent poison, enough to paralyze large bird Pokémon that try to prey on it.
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 170 264 -
85 95 189 207
110 123 217 238
Sp. Atk
58 65 159 174
Sp. Def
74 83 177 194
107 119 213 234

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Defense Curl Normal.png N/A N/A Status
Start Rollout Rock.png 30 90 Physical
5 Poison Sting Poison.png 15 100 Physical
8 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
12 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
15 Protect Normal.png N/A N/A Status
19 Poison Tail Poison.png 50 100 Special
22 Bug Bite Bug.png 60 100 Physical
26 Venoshock Poison.png 65 100 Special
29 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
33 Steamroller Bug.png 65 100 Physical
36 Toxic Poison.png N/A 90 Status
40 Rock Climb Normal.png 90 85 Physical
43 Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM09 Venoshock Poison.png 65 100 Special
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.png 90 100 Special
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM76 Struggle Bug Bug.png 50 100 Special
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.png 80 100 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Secret Power Normal.png 70 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Twineedle Bug.png 25 100% Physical
Pin Missile Bug.png 14 85% Physical
Toxic Spikes Poison.png -- --% Status
Spikes Ground.png -- --% Status
Take Down Normal.png 90 85% Physical
Rock Climb Normal.png 90 85% Physical

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Bug Bite Bug.png 60 100% Physical
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Iron Defense Steel.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Venipede Whirlipede Scolipede
Level 22 -- Level 30

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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