Venipede #543 Black and White
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#543 Venipede

Venipede ken sugimori artwork Normal SpritesNormal Backsprites
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Gender Ratio

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Venipede - Centipede Pokémon

Flavor Text
BlackIts bite injects a potent poison, enough to paralyze large bird Pokémon that try to prey on it.
WhiteIt discovers what is going on around it by using the feelers on its head and tail. It is brutally aggressive.

Type:   BugPoison
Resistance to Moves:
Attacking Type: Normal Fighting Flying Poison Ground Rock Bug Ghost Steel Fire Water Grass Electric Psychic Ice Dragon Dark
Damage Received: ×1



-- Level 22 -->

-- Level 30 -->


Poison Point Contact with the Pokémon may poison the attacker.
Swarm Powers up Bug-type moves in a pinch.
Quick Feet
Boosts Speed if there is a status problem.


bw male trainer height

Male Trainer: 4'11"

bw Venipede height

Venipede: 1'4"


bw Venipede wdight
bw female trainer weight

Venipede: 12 lbs.   Female Trainer: 88 lbs.

Catching/ Experience Data

Items Catch Rate Run Chance Experience Won Experience Rate Total Experience
None 255 0 52 Medium Slow 1,059,860


Level Name Power Accuracy Effect
Type Category Power Points Description
1 Defense Curl 0 -- Raises user's Defense by one stage.
Normal Other 40 The user curls up to conceal weak spots and raise its Defense stat.
1 Rollout 30 90 Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, resetting after five turns.
Rock Physical 20 The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. It becomes stronger each time it hits.
5 Poison Sting 15 100 Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
Poison Physical 35 The user stabs the target with a poisonous stinger. This may also poison the target.
8 Screech 0 85 Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
Normal Other 40 An earsplitting screech harshly reduces the target's Defense stat.
12 Pursuit 40 100 If the target leaves battle this turn, user will hit the target with double power and then hit its replacement normally.
Dark Physical 20 An attack move that inflicts double damage if used on a target that is switching out of battle.
15 Protect 0 -- Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
Normal Other 10 It enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
19 Poison Tail 50 100 Has an increased chance for a critical hit and a 10% chance to poison the target.
Poison Physical 25 The user hits the target with its tail. It may also poison the target. Critical hits land more easily.
22 Bug Bite 60 100 If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.
Bug Physical 20 The user bites the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
26 Venoshock 65 100 Inflicts double damage if the target is Poisoned.
Poison Special 10 The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. Its power is doubled if the target is poisoned.
29 Agility 0 -- Raises the user's Speed by two stages.
Psychic Other 30 The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. It sharply boosts the Speed stat.
33 Steamroller 65 100 Has a 0% chance to make the target flinch.
Bug Physical 20 The user crushes its targets by rolling over them with its rolled-up body. This attack may make the target flinch.
36 Toxic 0 90 Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
Poison Other 10 A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
40 Rock Climb 90 85 Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.
Normal Physical 20 The user attacks the target by smashing into it with incredible force. It may also confuse the target.
43 Double-Edge 120 100 User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.
Normal Physical 15 A reckless, life-risking tackle. It also damages the user by a fairly large amount, however.
Hit Points (HP) Attack (ATK) Defense (DEF) Speed (SPD) Special Attack (SPATK) Special Defense (SPDEF)
EV Gain +0 +0 +1 +0 +0 +0
Base 30 45 59 57 30 39
Hit Points (HP) Attack (ATK) Defense (DEF) Speed (SPD) Special Attack (SPATK) Special Defense (SPDEF)
638649 566649 407649 387649 620649 591649