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#047 Parasect

official Parasect artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Parasect
Type BugGrass
Species Mushroom Pokémon
Height 1 m (3' 3")
Weight 29.5 kg (65 lbs)
Catch rate 75

Parasect's description

Parasect is a Bug- / Grass-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 1 and has the National Dex number #047. The Pokédex classifies it as the Mushroom Pokémon.

Parasect's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
派拉斯特 / 派拉斯特 (Pàilāsītè) Parasect Parasek パラセクト (Parasect) 파라섹트 (Parasekteu)

Parasect's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterElectricGrassIceFightingPoisonGroundFylingBugRock
x 4x ½x ½​x ¼x 2x ½x 2​x ¼x 4x 2x 2

Parasect's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 2 Attack, 1 Defense

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Bug, Grass
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Parasect's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Effect Spore Dry Skin Damp

Parasect's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 60
120 230 167 324
Attack 95
90 175 161 317
Defense 80
76 148 145 284
Sp. Atk 60
58 112 123 240
Sp. Def 80
76 148 145 284
Speed 30
31 58 90 174
Total 405

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Parasect's evolutions

Paras artwork by Ken Sugimori #046
Paras
Bug / Grass

Level 24

Parasect's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
1Red, BlueA host-parasite pair in which the parasite mushroom has taken over the host bug. Prefers damp places.
1YellowThe bug host is drained of energy by the mushrooms on its back. They appear to do all the thinking.
1StadiumThe bug host is controlled by the mushrooms that scatter poisonous spores. The spores are sometimes used as medicine in China.
2GoldIt stays mostly in dark, damp places, the preference not of the bug, but of the big mushrooms on its back.
2SilverThe larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters.
2CrystalWhen nothing's left to extract from the bug, the mushrooms on its back leave spores on the bug's egg.
2Stadium 2It stays mostly in dark, damp places, the preference not of the bug, but of the big mushrooms on its back.
3Ruby, SapphireParasect is known to infest large trees en masse and drain nutrients from the lower trunk and roots. When an infested tree dies, they move onto another tree all at once.
3EmeraldParasect are known to infest the roots of large trees en masse and drain nutrients. When an infested tree dies, they move onto another tree all at once.
3FireRedIt scatters toxic spores from the mushroom cap. In China, the spores are used as herbal medicine.
3LeafGreenA host-parasite pair in which the parasite mushroom has taken over the host bug. Prefers damp places.
4DiamondA mushroom grown larger than the host's body controls Parasect. It scatters poisonous spores.
4PearlIt is controlled by a mushroom grown larger than the bug body. It is said to prefer damp places.
4PlatinumA mushroom grown larger than the host's body controls Parasect. It scatters poisonous spores.
4HeartGoldIt stays mostly in dark, damp places, the preference not of the bug, but of the big mushrooms on its back.
4SoulSilverThe larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2A mushroom grown larger than the host's body controls Parasect. It scatters poisonous spores.
6XA mushroom grown larger than the host's body controls Parasect. It scatters poisonous spores.
6YThe larger the mushroom on its back grows, the stronger the mushroom spores it scatters.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireParasect is known to infest large trees en masse and drain nutrients from the lower trunk and roots. When an infested tree dies, they move onto another tree all at once.
7SunThe large mushroom on its back controls it. It often fights over territory with Shiinotic.
7MoonIt scatters toxic spores from its mushroom cap. Once harvested, these spores can be steeped and boiled down to prepare herbal medicines.
7Ultra SunThe bug is mostly dead, with the mushroom on its back having become the main body. If the mushroom comes off, the bug stops moving.
7Ultra MoonIts poisonous spores are also used in traditional medicine. Apparently, spores produced in Alola are not of very good quality.
7Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!The bug host is drained of energy by the mushrooms on its back. The mushroom appears to do all the thinking.