|6'7" (2m)||220.5 lbs. (100kg)|
|Male: 87.5%||Female: 12.5%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|OU/Uber|| 2 Special Attack Points|
1 Special Defense Point
Venusaur has the Overgrow Ability. With this Ability, once Venusaur's HP is less than or equal to a third, all its Grass type moves are 50% stronger. Venusaur's Hidden Ability is the Chlorophyll Ability. This Ability doubles its Speed during periods of strong sunlight, but its Speed won't double on the turn in which the weather becomes Clear Skies.
Venusaur takes the appearance of a large, toad-like dinosaur with a tropical plant growing on its back. The tropical plant is in the form of a flower.
 Gender Differences
A Female Venusaur appears to have a seed protruding from the center of the flower. A Male Venusaur does not have this feature.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Throughout all six generations, the only way to obtain a Venusaur was to either evolve Ivysaur or to trade for one.
 Spin-off Games
Venusaur appears at Secret Storage 3, Trozei Battle and Mr Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
In the first two waves of Mystery Dungeon games, Venusaur could only be obtained by evolving an Ivysaur. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Venusaur appears at random in the Mystery Jungle (B1-B29). Venusaur is in all three versions of Mystery Dungeon 3. In Blazing Adventure Squad, Venusaur appears at Mystery Plains 16F-19F and Legendary Volcanic Island at floors 29, 30-31, 34, 37-40, 43, 46 and 48; in Stormy Adventure Squad Venusaur is at Mystery Marsh 16F-19F and Legendary Wetland at floors 26-27, 30, 35, 37, 41, and 43-45; in Light Adventure Squad Venusaur is loacted at Mystery Meadow 16F-19F and Legendary Mountains at floors 26-29, 33-36, 38, 41, and 43-45.
Venusaur appears at Lila Forest in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Ability Cut is required to reach it. Venusaur was absent from Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but returned in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at the Flower Garden next to Latolato Trail, which can only be reached by riding a Suicune over the river in the Present, and the Dark Temple Mission "A Fork in the Dark Road" by capturing it during the mission, obtaining the slate it drops and finishing the mission.
Venusaur can be found at Everspring Valley Forest 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Venusaur appears in 14 sets, the Wizards Promos set, Best of Game, Pokémon Organized Play Series 2 as a Rare Card, and the Pokémon Rumble Promo set. All 14 sets that this Pokémon appears in has it listed as a Rare card or higher: Base, Gym Challenge, Expedition (3), EX FireRed and Leaf Green, POP Series 2, EX Crystal Guardians, Secret Wonders, Supreme Victors, Dark Explorers and the XY Set (EX Card).
 Other Appearances
Venusaur appears in the Saffron City stage of Super Smash Bros from the door to the roof area. This Venusaur shoots green energy beams for minor damage. Venusaur appears at random out of a Poké Ball in Super Smash Bros Melee. This time, Venusaur uses Earthquake, damaging those around it.
 Anime/Manga Information
Venusaur's most prominent appearances in the Wild were the episodes Bulbasaur's Mysterious Garden, in which Ash's Bulbasaur refused to evolve; and Grass Hysteria, in which May got dropped into a forbidden forest by a Skarmory.
May would eventually own a Venusaur herself, when her Bulbasaur evolved prior to the episode Pruning a Passel of Pals!. She would use this Venusaur in the Wallace Cup.
Venusaur appears in the films Mewtwo Strikes Back and Mewtwo Returns with Mewtwo. Its other three film appearances are as a wild Venusaur: The Power of One, Destiny Deoxys and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
Red's Ivysaur would evolve into a Venusaur during the battle against Zapmolcuno in Chapter 33, and would be a key partner in many battles that Red would face going forward.
Red gave his Venusaur the nickname "Saur" when it was a Bulbasaur.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Venusaur finds itself in the Over-Utilized and Uber Tiers of Competitive Battling thanks to its hidden Ability Chlorophyll, which is a great asset on teams based around the usage of Drought and Sunny Day. Under these conditions, the effects of Growth are doubled, increasing both Attack and Special Attack by two stages on one usage. Its typing allows it to absorb Toxic Spikes as well.
Despite the Speed Boost from Chlorophyll, the fastest Choice Scarf users will still be able to hit Venusaur before it can attack. Opponents with Prankster will be able to hit Venusaur with a Status Condition ahead of it. Changing or nullifying the weather will also shut Venusaur down, but if it can set up its Statistic boosts, it's going to be able to hit with a lot of force.
 Area Locations
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||None||Pal Park or Trade|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black2/White2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|I||Pokémon Red||The plant blooms when it's absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||The plant blooms when it's absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||The flower on its back catches the suns' rays. The sunlight is then absorbed and used for energy.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||By spreading the broad pedals of its flower and catching the suns' rays, it fills its body with power.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It is able to convert sunlight into energy. As a result, it is more powerful in summertime.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||As it warms itself and absorbs the sunlight, its flower petals release a pleasant fragrance.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||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.|
|III||Pokémon 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.|
|III||Pokémon 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.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||A bewitching aroma wafts from its flower. The fragrance becalms those engaged in battle.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||The plant blooms when it's absorbing solar energy. It stays on the move to seek sunlight.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||By spreading the broad pedals of its flower and catching the sun's rays, it fills its body with power.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It is able to convert sunlight into energy. As a result, it is more powerful in summertime.|
|V||Pokémon Black||After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.|
|V||Pokémon White||After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.|
|VI||Pokémon X||By spreading the broad petals of its flower and catching the sun's rays, it fills its body with power.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||After a rainy day, the flower on its back smells stronger. The scent attracts other Pokémon.|
|VI||Pokémon Omega Ruby|
|VI||Pokémon Alpha Sapphire|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor
 All Generation 5 Games
 Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|
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