Genesect is Bug and Steel-type Mythical Pokémon species introduced in Generation V. There are five Genesect (one of them is shiny) in Pokémon The Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened who were the main antagonists.
Genesect is a bipedal, cybernetic insectile Pokémon. It has a purple metallic body with a wide, flat head that is saucer-shaped. It has two red eyes and a wide mouth with exposed white teeth, giving it a grinning appearance. It carries a powerful laser-firing cannon on its back that was upgraded and added onto it by Team Plasma when they made the modifications to it. Genesect's thorax is powerfully-built, and it has a heavily-armored metal exoskeleton. Its arms and legs are plated with segmented metal parts. There is a pale purple stripe across its diamond-shaped abdomen. This Pokemon existed 300 million years ago. Team Plasma altered it and attached a cannon to its back.
Various drives can be attached to Genesect's cannon to allow it to fire different elemental beams. In ancient times, it was feared as the fiercest of hunters. Their Pokémon Ability is Download.
Genesect is an ancient species that lived over 300 million years ago. It is unknown where Genesect originally resided, but its fossil was restored by Team Plasma scientists, who added cybernetic attachments to it.