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{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Vileplume|next=Parasect}}
 
 
{{PokéBox
 
{{PokéBox
|border={{Grass}}
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|name=Paras
|backcolor={{Bug}}
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|jname=パラス Parasu
|name='''Paras'''
 
|jname=(パラス ''Parasu'')
 
 
|image=046Paras.png
 
|image=046Paras.png
 
|ndex=046
 
|ndex=046
|evofrom=None
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|dexkanto = 046
|evointo=[[Parasect]]
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|dexjohto = 070
|gen=[[Generation I]]
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|ndexprev=Vileplume
|pronun=<math>PAIR-uss</math>
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|ndexnext=Parasect
|hp=35
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|evointo=Parasect
|atk=70
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|gen=Generation I
|def=55
 
|satk=45
 
|sdef=55
 
|spd=25
 
|total=285
 
 
|species=Mushroom Pokémon
 
|species=Mushroom Pokémon
|type={{type|Bug}}/{{type|Grass}}
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|egg1=Bug
|height=<span class="explain" title="0.3 m">1'00"</span>
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|egg2=Plant
|weight=<span class="explain" title="5.4kg">11.9 lbs.</span>
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|body=14
|ability=[[Effect Spore]]<br>[[Dry Skin]]<br>[[Damp]] (Dream World)
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|type=Bug
|color=<span style="color:red;">'''Red'''</span>
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|type2=Grass
|gender=<span class="female">50% ♀</span>/<span class="male">50% ♂</span>
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|imheight=1'00"
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|metheight=0.3 m
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|imweight=11.9 lbs
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|metweight=5.4kg
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|ability=[[Effect Spore]]<br>[[Dry Skin]]
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|dw=Damp
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|color=Red
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|male=50
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|evo=[[File:046.gif|link=]][[File:047.gif|Evolves from Paras. Level 24.|link=Parasect]]
 
}}
 
}}
 
'''Paras''' (Japanese: '''パラス''' ''Parasu'') is a {{type|Bug}}/{{type|Grass}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
 
'''Paras''' (Japanese: '''パラス''' ''Parasu'') is a {{type|Bug}}/{{type|Grass}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
 
Paras is very crablike, as it has six legs. The front two legs are very large, allowing Paras to grip on to prey and its environment. The most distinct feature are the two mushrooms on its back. It also has very large eyes on the top of its head.
 
Paras is very crablike, as it has six legs. The front two legs are very large, allowing Paras to grip on to prey and its environment. The most distinct feature are the two mushrooms on its back. It also has very large eyes on the top of its head.
   
==Special Abilities==
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===Special Abilities===
 
Paras can have the ability [[Effect Spore]] or [[Dry Skin]].
 
Paras can have the ability [[Effect Spore]] or [[Dry Skin]].
 
[[Effect Spore]] makes the foe paralyzed, asleep or poisoned 30% of the time whenever the foe hits Paras with a physical move. Dry Skin causes Paras to recover HP when it is raining and lose HP when it is sunny. The mushrooms on Paras' back have a mutualism with each other. The mushrooms get energy from Paras, while Paras gets to create [[spore]]s.
 
[[Effect Spore]] makes the foe paralyzed, asleep or poisoned 30% of the time whenever the foe hits Paras with a physical move. Dry Skin causes Paras to recover HP when it is raining and lose HP when it is sunny. The mushrooms on Paras' back have a mutualism with each other. The mushrooms get energy from Paras, while Paras gets to create [[spore]]s.
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==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
{{Game Locations|
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{{Game Locations
pokemon=Paras|
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|backcolor={{Bug}}
backcolor={{Bug}}|
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|border={{Grass}}
redblue=[[Mt. Moon]] and the [[Safari Zone]]|
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|redblue=[[Mt. Moon]] and the [[Safari Zone]]
rbrarity=Uncommon|
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|rbrarity=Uncommon
yellow[[Mt. Moon]] and [[Safari Zone]]|
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|yellow[[Mt. Moon]] and [[Safari Zone]]
yrarity=Uncommon|
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|yrarity=Uncommon
goldsilver=[[Bug-Catching Contest]], [[Ilex Forest]], and [[Mt. Moon]]|
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|goldsilver=[[Bug-Catching Contest]], [[Ilex Forest]], and [[Mt. Moon]]
gsrarity=Few|
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|gsrarity=Few
crystal=[[Bug-Catching Contest]], [[Ilex Forest]], and [[Mt. Moon]]|
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|crystal=[[Bug-Catching Contest]], [[Ilex Forest]], and [[Mt. Moon]]
crarity=Few|
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|crarity=Few
rubysapphire=[[Trade]]|
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|rubysapphire=[[Trade]]
rsrarity=None|
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|rsrarity=None
emerald=[[Trade]]|
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|emerald=[[Trade]]
erarity=None|
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|erarity=None
fireredleafgreen=[[Mt. Moon]] and [[Safari Zone]]|
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|fireredleafgreen=[[Mt. Moon]] and [[Safari Zone]]
frlgrarity=Common|
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|frlgrarity=Common
diamondpearl=[[Great Marsh]]|
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|diamondpearl=[[Great Marsh]]
dprarity=Rare|
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|dprarity=Rare
platinum=[[Great Marsh]]|
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|platinum=[[Great Marsh]]
ptrarity=|
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|ptrarity=
heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Ilex Forest]]|
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|heartgoldsoulsilver=[[Ilex Forest]]
hgssrarity=Rare|
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|hgssrarity=Rare
blackwhite=[[Unova Route 11|Route 11]] (White only)|
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|blackwhite=[[Unova Route 11|Route 11]] (White only)
bwrarity=Swarm|
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|bwrarity=Swarm
 
}}
 
}}
   
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|Pokemon=Paras
 
|Pokemon=Paras
 
|backcolor={{Bug}}
 
|backcolor={{Bug}}
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|border={{Grass}}
 
|Trozei=Secret Storage 1, 10, Endless Level 25, [[Mr. Who's Den]]
 
|Trozei=Secret Storage 1, 10, Endless Level 25, [[Mr. Who's Den]]
 
|PMD1=[[Silent Chasm]] (7-9F)
 
|PMD1=[[Silent Chasm]] (7-9F)
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
backcolor={{Bug}}|
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|backcolor={{Bug}}
redblue=Burrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.|
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|border={{Grass}}
yellow=Burrows under the ground to gnaw on tree roots. The mushrooms on its back Absorb most of the nutrition.|
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|gen=I
gold=It is doused with mushroom spores when it is born. As its body grows, mushrooms sprout from its back.|
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|redblue=Burrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.
silver=As its body grows large, oriental mushrooms called tochukaso start sprouting out of its back.|
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|yellow=Burrows under the ground to gnaw on tree roots. The mushrooms on its back Absorb most of the nutrition.
crystal=The tochukaso growing on this Pokémon's back orders it to extract juice from tree trunks.|
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|gold=It is doused with mushroom spores when it is born. As its body grows, mushrooms sprout from its back.
ruby=Paras has parasitic mushrooms growing on its back called tochukaso. They grow large by drawing nutrients from this Bug Pokémon host. They are highly valued as a medicine for extending life.|
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|silver=As its body grows large, oriental mushrooms called tochukaso start sprouting out of its back.
sapphire=Paras has parasitic mushrooms growing on its back called tochukaso. They grow large by drawing nutrients from this Bug Pokémon host. They are highly valued as a medicine for extending life.|
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|crystal=The tochukaso growing on this Pokémon's back orders it to extract juice from tree trunks.
emerald=A Paras has parasitic tochukaso mushrooms growing on its back. They grow by drawing nutrients from the host. They are valued as a medicine for long life.|
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|ruby=Paras has parasitic mushrooms growing on its back called tochukaso. They grow large by drawing nutrients from this Bug Pokémon host. They are highly valued as a medicine for extending life.
firered=Growing out of the bug's back are mushrooms called tochukaso. The mushrooms grow with the bug host.|
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|sapphire=Paras has parasitic mushrooms growing on its back called tochukaso. They grow large by drawing nutrients from this Bug Pokémon host. They are highly valued as a medicine for extending life.
leafgreen=Burrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.|
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|emerald=A Paras has parasitic tochukaso mushrooms growing on its back. They grow by drawing nutrients from the host. They are valued as a medicine for long life.
diamond=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.|
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|firered=Growing out of the bug's back are mushrooms called tochukaso. The mushrooms grow with the bug host.
pearl=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.|
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|leafgreen=Burrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.
platinum=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.|
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|diamond=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
heartgold=It is doused with mushroom spores when it is born. As its body grows, mushrooms sprout from its back.|
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|pearl=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
soulsilver=As its body grows large, oriental mushrooms called tochukaso start sprouting out of its back.|
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|platinum=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
black=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.|
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|heartgold=It is doused with mushroom spores when it is born. As its body grows, mushrooms sprout from its back.
white=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.|
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|soulsilver=As its body grows large, oriental mushrooms called tochukaso start sprouting out of its back.
black 2=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.|
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|black=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
white 2=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
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|white=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
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|black 2=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
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|white 2=Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
 
}}
 
}}
   
==Origins==
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==Appearances==
Paras appears to be based on a cicada larva whilst its name is a shortening of ''parasite''.
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===In the anime===
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{{main|Cassandra's Parasect}}
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[[File:Paras.png|thumb]]
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Paras is featured in The [[IL044: The Problem with Paras|Problem with Paras]] under the ownership of [[Cassandra]]. It is extremely weak, but Cassandra needed it to evolve into a Parasect so she can use the giant mushroom to aid in her medical research. It does so towards the end of the episode.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Paras has the same in-game cry as [[Mewtwo]].
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*Paras has a similar in-game cry as [[Mewtwo]]'s.
 
*Paras was originally called Parasyte.
 
*Paras was originally called Parasyte.
   
{{References|paras|046}}
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==Origins==
{{Family|[[File:046.gif|Is not evolved.]][[File:047.gif|Evolves from Paras. Level 24.]]}}
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Paras appears to be based on a cicada larva whilst its name is a shortening of ''parasite''.
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{{References|paras|046}}{{GenInav}}
 
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Latest revision as of 04:06, January 4, 2014

Type
Bug  Grass
Species Mushroom Pokémon
Abilities Effect Spore
Dry Skin
Damp (DW)
Pokédex
Vileplume ← 046 → Parasect
Kanto 046 Johto 070
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Parasect
Paras
046
パラス Parasu
046Paras
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
046047
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
11.9 lbs 5.4kg 1'00" 0.3 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Red Bug
Plant
Body Style Footprint
Body14
F046
Cry

Paras (Japanese: パラス Parasu) is a Bug/Grass-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Paras is very crablike, as it has six legs. The front two legs are very large, allowing Paras to grip on to prey and its environment. The most distinct feature are the two mushrooms on its back. It also has very large eyes on the top of its head.

Special AbilitiesEdit

Paras can have the ability Effect Spore or Dry Skin. Effect Spore makes the foe paralyzed, asleep or poisoned 30% of the time whenever the foe hits Paras with a physical move. Dry Skin causes Paras to recover HP when it is raining and lose HP when it is sunny. The mushrooms on Paras' back have a mutualism with each other. The mushrooms get energy from Paras, while Paras gets to create spores.

EvolutionEdit

Paras evolves into Parasect once it reaches level 24.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Paras Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Mt. Moon and the Safari Zone Uncommon
Gold/Silver Bug-Catching Contest, Ilex Forest, and Mt. Moon Few
Crystal Bug-Catching Contest, Ilex Forest, and Mt. Moon Few
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Mt. Moon and Safari Zone Common
Diamond/ Pearl Great Marsh Rare
Platinum Great Marsh
HeartGold/SoulSilver Ilex Forest Rare
Black/White Route 11 (White only) Swarm


Side game locationsEdit

Paras Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 1, 10, Endless Level 25, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Silent Chasm (7-9F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Apple Woods (1-12F)
Pokémon Ranger Krokka Tunnel
Pokémon Rumble Silent Forest


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Burrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.
Yellow
Burrows under the ground to gnaw on tree roots. The mushrooms on its back Absorb most of the nutrition.
Gold
It is doused with mushroom spores when it is born. As its body grows, mushrooms sprout from its back.
Silver
As its body grows large, oriental mushrooms called tochukaso start sprouting out of its back.
Crystal
The tochukaso growing on this Pokémon's back orders it to extract juice from tree trunks.
Ruby
Paras has parasitic mushrooms growing on its back called tochukaso. They grow large by drawing nutrients from this Bug Pokémon host. They are highly valued as a medicine for extending life.
Sapphire
Paras has parasitic mushrooms growing on its back called tochukaso. They grow large by drawing nutrients from this Bug Pokémon host. They are highly valued as a medicine for extending life.
Emerald
A Paras has parasitic tochukaso mushrooms growing on its back. They grow by drawing nutrients from the host. They are valued as a medicine for long life.
FireRed
Growing out of the bug's back are mushrooms called tochukaso. The mushrooms grow with the bug host.
LeafGreen
Burrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host.
Diamond
Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
Pearl
Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
Platinum
Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
HeartGold
It is doused with mushroom spores when it is born. As its body grows, mushrooms sprout from its back.
SoulSilver
As its body grows large, oriental mushrooms called tochukaso start sprouting out of its back.
Black
Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
White
Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
Black 2
Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
White 2
Mushrooms named tochukaso grow on its back. They grow along with the host Paras.
X
Y

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Main article: Cassandra's Parasect
Paras
MonfernapeAdded by Monfernape

Paras is featured in The Problem with Paras under the ownership of Cassandra. It is extremely weak, but Cassandra needed it to evolve into a Parasect so she can use the giant mushroom to aid in her medical research. It does so towards the end of the episode.

TriviaEdit

  • Paras has a similar in-game cry as Mewtwo's.
  • Paras was originally called Parasyte.

OriginsEdit

Paras appears to be based on a cicada larva whilst its name is a shortening of parasite.

ReferencesEdit

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