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Paras is a Bug, Grass-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves into Parasect when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Mushroom Pokémon
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.
- Paras's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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5 (10)
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6 (12)

Charged attacks

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40 (27)
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55 (26)
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45 (28)

Evolution family

Paras is part of a two-member family.

19.
Paras
#046 Paras
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Parasect
#047 Parasect

19.
Paras
#046 Paras
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Parasect
#047 Parasect

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
872
945

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
An Egg-citing Spring Surprise: 2022 Apr 16
Lush Jungle: 2022 Mar 22 - 29
Pokémon Spotlight Hour: 2022 Mar 29
Lunar New Year 2022: Feb 1 - 7
Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto: 2021 Feb 20
Animation Week: 2020 Nov 6 - 12
Mega Battle Challenge: 2020 Sep 11 - 17
Bug Out 2019: Apr 2 - 9
Equinox 2019: Mar 19 - Mar 26
Grass Weekend: 2017 May 5 - 9

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Eggs
581

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 May 10

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Raid Battles
581
727

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,556

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
436 Field Research:
Use 5 Nanab Berries to help catch Pokémon: 2022 Apr
Use 15 Berries to help catch Pokémon: Lush Jungle
Catch 5 different species of Pokémon: 2022 Feb
Special Research/Timed Research:
Lush Jungle - Completing 3rd part
Kanto Celebration Event - 1st part: Power up Pokémon 5 times


Gallery

External links

  • Paras page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Paras article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Paras article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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