- Voice actor: Eric Stuart (both English and Japanese)
Venomoth has a light purple body. Its thorax is white with several black, zigzagging stripes running across the horizontal length. Venomoth has six short legs and its head has a three-point crest. Its two pairs of wings are covered in dust-like, purple scales that are capable of releasing a poisonous powder. Its height is 4'11" and weight is 27.6 lbs.
Venomoth normally attacks by blowing poisonous powder by flapping its wings. Like other Moth/Butterfly Pokémon, Venomoth is capable of learning Psychic-type attacks.
It flutters its wings to scatter its dust-like scales. It is mentioned in the anime episode Hokey Poké Balls that they are attracted to flames.
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Its favorite prey are small insects that gather around streetlights, attracted by the light in the darkness.
In Shocks and Bonds, Katie battled against Ash using a Venomoth in the Ever Grande Conference. Venomoth's Disable attack caused Ash's Torkoal to be unable to use Iron Defense, so that her Golduck could knock out the Coal Pokémon with Hydro Pump. In the following episode, Katie's Venomoth used Disable once again to prohibit Ash's Swellow from using Peck. It was eventually defeated by Swellow though.
At the beginning of Mewtwo Strikes Back, a pirate Trainer by the name of Raymond used a Venomoth to battle alongside his Golem and Pinsir. Raymond's Golem, Pinsir and Venomoth fought Ash's Pikachu and were defeated afterwards.
Venomoth also appeared in The Kangaskhan Kid.
A Venomoth was seen in a fantasy in The Re-Rivalry.
A Venomoth also appeared in Celebi: Voice of the Forest.
Multiple Venomoth appeared in the opening of Destiny Deoxys.
A Venomoth appeared in the opening of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.
A Venomoth made a cameo in Arceus and the Jewel of Life.
Multiple Venomoth also appeared in The Power of One.
Venomoth, Poison Moth Pokémon. The evolved form of Venonat. Tiny scales on its wings disperse various spores when they are flapped.