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Type(s)
Bug  Poison
Species Centipede Pokémon
Abilities Poison Point
Swarm
Speed Boost (DW)
Pokédex
Leavanny ← 543 → Whirlipede
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 049/043 Central Kalos 120
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Whirlipede
Venipede
543
フシデ Fushide
543Venipede
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
543544545
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
11.7 lbs. 5.3 kg 1'04" 0.3 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Red Bug
Body Style Footprint
Body14
F543
Cry

Venipede (Japanese: フシデ Fushide) is a Bug/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Venipede is a small armored arthropod Pokémon that resembles a centipede. Its body is reddish magenta and green. It has black markings on its neck, shoulders and antennae. It has a hump on its upper body, and its lower body is segmented. Venipede has four pairs of black legs and two tails. It has large squinted yellow eyes with slit black pupils, giving it an ill-tempered appearance.

Behavior

Venipede is a very aggressive Pokémon that will use its venom to paralyze it predators.

Evolution

Venipede evolves into Whirlipede at level 22, and then into Scolipede at level 30.

Game Info

Game Locations

Venipede Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Pinwheel Forest, Lostlorn Forest Common
Black 2/White 2 Route 20, Lostlorn Forest Common
X/Y Route 6 Unknown


Pokédex Entries

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


Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Defense Curl - -% 40 Normal Status
1 Rollout 30 90% 20 Rock Physical
5 Poison Sting 15 100% 35 Poison Physical
8 Screech - 85% 40 Normal Status
12 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
15 Protect - -% 10 Normal Status
19 Poison Tail 50 100% 25 Poison Physical
22 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
26 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
29 Agility - -% 30 Psychic Status
33 Steamroller 65 100% 20 Bug Physical
36 Toxic - 90% 10 Poison Status
40 Rock Climb 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
43 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Venipede BW Venipede BW Back
Shiny Venipede BW Shiny Venipede BW Back
X Y Back
VenipedeXY VenipedeBackXY
VenipedeShinyXY VenipedeBackShinyXY


Trivia

  • While it's similar to Weedle and Wurmple in nature, it doesn't evolve as fast as either of them, evolving at level 22 rather than level 7.

Origin

Venipede is based on a young centipede.

Etymology

Venipede's English name comes from the words "venom" and "centipede", a 100-legged arthropod.

Gallery

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