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.

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19.
Paras
#046 Paras
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Parasect
#047 Parasect
19.
Paras
#046 Paras
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Arrow Dark.png
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:
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


Gallery

Trivia

  • Paras is one of the Pokémon that Ditto can appear as in wild.

External links

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