#046 Paras Pokedex
|Japanese Name: Paras
Height: 1' 00"
Weight: 12.0 lbs
Advantages: Psychic, Dark, Water, Ground, Rock
Disadvantages: Fire, Fighting, Poison, Flying, Ghost, Bug, Dragon, Steel
Description: Burrows to suck tree roots. The mushrooms on its back grow by drawing nutrients from the bug host. The dual Bug-Grass classification of these Pokémon is readily apparent in their appearance: Paras attack opponents with bug-like claws for frontal assaults and mushroom-like pods that shoot clouds of Stun Spores, which paralyze almost any opponent. With enough battle experience, Paras evolve into Parasect.