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Paras is a Bug, Grass-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It can evolve into Parasect after being fed with 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Paras - 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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug
5 (10)
Icon Normal
6 (12)

Charged attacks

Icon Poison
40 (27)
Icon Grass
55 (26)
Icon Bug
45 (28)

Evolution family

Paras is the part of a two-member family.

19. Paras
#046 Paras
50 Paras candy
#047 Parasect



  • Paras was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Paras is 872, however it can reach 945, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between May 5th and May 9th, 2017, Paras's spawn rate and chance to be found in the wild were significantly higher during the Grass Weekend.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to May 10th, 2017, Paras used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.

External links

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