093 #093 Haunter #095 Onix 095

Gengar Gengar #094 - Shadow Pokemon

Gengar
Hear Gengar's Cry
types GhostPoison
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 5'11" 1.5 m
weight 89.3 lb. 40.5 kg
generation
National: #094 | Johto: #060 | Sinnoh: #071

Family Family

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Indeterminate 5,100

094 Locations

Where to catch Gengar in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Old Chateau (2f Right Room)16Walking in tall grass or a cave20%

Where to catch Gengar in Pokemon Platinum

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Old Chateau (2f Right Room)17Walking in tall grass or a cave20%

Moves Moves

Abilities

LevitateEvades Ground moves.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1HypnosisPsychicNone--2060%Puts the target to sleep.
1SpiteGhostNone--10100%Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.
1LickGhostPhysical2030100%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
5SpiteGhostNone--10100%Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.
8Mean LookNormalNone--5--Prevents the target from leaving battle.
12CurseGhostNone--10--Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.
15Night ShadeGhostSpecial115100%Inflicts damage equal to the user's level.
19Confuse RayGhostNone--10100%Confuses the target.
22Sucker PunchDarkPhysical805100%Only works if the target is about to use a damaging move.
25Shadow PunchGhostPhysical6020--Never misses.
28PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
39Dream EaterPsychicSpecial10015100%Only works on sleeping Pokemon. Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
44Dark PulseDarkSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
50Destiny BondGhostNone--5--If the user faints this turn, the target automatically will, too.
55NightmareGhostNone--15100%Target loses 1/4 its max HP every turn as long as it's asleep.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM1Focus PunchFightingPhysical15020100%If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM12TauntDarkNone--20100%For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM19Giga DrainGrassSpecial7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM24ThunderboltElectricSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
TM25ThunderElectricSpecial1201070%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM29PsychicPsychicSpecial9010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM30Shadow BallGhostSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM36Sludge BombPoisonSpecial9010100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM41TormentDarkNone--15100%Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM48Skill SwapPsychicNone--10--User and target swap abilities.
TM49SnatchDarkNone--10--Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.
TM52Focus BlastFightingSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM53Energy BallGrassSpecial8010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM56FlingDarkPhysical110100%Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM60Drain PunchFightingPhysical7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM61Will-o-wispFireNone--1575%Burns the target.
TM63EmbargoDarkNone--15100%Target cannot use held items.
TM64ExplosionNormalPhysical2505100%User faints.
TM65Shadow ClawGhostPhysical7015100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
TM66PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
TM68Giga ImpactNormalPhysical150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM77Psych UpNormalNone--10--Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM79Dark PulseDarkSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM84Poison JabPoisonPhysical8020100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM85Dream EaterPsychicSpecial10015100%Only works on sleeping Pokemon. Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
TM92Trick RoomPsychicNone--5--For five turns, slower Pokemon will act before faster Pokemon.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
Fire PunchFirePhysical7515100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
Ice PunchIcePhysical7515100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ThunderpunchElectricPhysical7515100%Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
DisableNormalNone--20100%Disables the target's last used move for 1-8 turns.
HazeIceNone--30--Resets all Pokemon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.
PsywavePsychicSpecial11580%Inflicts damage between 50% and 150% of the user's level.
ExplosionNormalPhysical2505100%User faints.
Perish SongNormalNone--5--User and target both faint after three turns.
Will-o-wispFireNone--1575%Burns the target.
GrudgeGhostNone--5--When the user faints, the PP of the move that fainted it will be reduced to 0.
AstonishGhostPhysical3015100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP60
Statbar
230 - 324230 - 324230 - 324
Attack65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Defense60
Statbar
112 - 197125 - 219137 - 240
Sp. Attack130
Statbar
238 - 323265 - 359291 - 394
Sp. Defense75
Statbar
139 - 224155 - 249170 - 273
Speed110
Statbar
202 - 287225 - 319247 - 350
TOTAL 500
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
190 1,059,860 45 70 Special Attack: 3 points

Images Images

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Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2The leer that floats in darkness belongs to a Gengar delighting in casting curses on people.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondIt hides in shadows. It is said that if GENGAR is hiding, it cools the area by nearly 10 degrees F.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIt steals heat from its surroundings. If you feel a sudden chill, it is certain that a GENGAR appeared.
SoulSilverTo steal the life of its target, it slips into the prey's shadow and silently waits for an opportunity.
RubySometimes, on a dark night, your shadow thrown by a streetlight will suddenly and startlingly overtake you. It is actually a GENGAR running past you, pretending to be your shadow.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIt is said to emerge from darkness to steal the lives of those who become lost in mountains.
LeafGreenOn the night of a full moon, if shadows move on their own and laugh, it must be GENGAR's doing.
GoldIt steals heat from its surroundings. If you feel a sudden chill, it is certain that a GENGAR appeared.
SilverTo steal the life of its target, it slips into the prey's shadow and silently waits for an opportunity.
CrystalHiding in people's shadows at night, it absorbs their heat. The chill it causes makes the victims shake.
RedUnder a full moon, this Pokemon likes to mimic the shadows of people and laugh at their fright.
Blue
YellowA GENGAR is close by if you feel a sudden chill. It may be trying to lay a curse on you.

Other Other

Name Etymology As in the meaning for shadow in Japanese
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