119 #119 Seaking #121 Starmie 121

Staryu Staryu #120 - Star Shape Pokemon

Staryu
Hear Staryu's Cry
type Water
gender Genderless
height 3'7" 0.8 m
weight 76.1 lb. 34.5 kg
generation
National: #120 | Johto: #167 | Hoenn: #143

Family Family

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Water 3 5,100

120 Locations

Where to catch Staryu in Pokemon Red

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Seafoam Islands (B1f)30Walking in tall grass or a cave20%
Seafoam Islands (B2f)30Walking in tall grass or a cave10%
Seafoam Islands (B3f)15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Cinnabar Island15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 1915Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 2015Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 2115Fishing with a Super Rod25%

Where to catch Staryu in Pokemon Blue

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Seafoam Islands (1f)28-30Walking in tall grass or a cave19%
Seafoam Islands (B1f)32Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Seafoam Islands (B2f)28Walking in tall grass or a cave5%
Seafoam Islands (B3f)29-31Walking in tall grass or a cave15%
Seafoam Islands (B3f)15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Cinnabar Island15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)15Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)31-33Walking in tall grass or a cave30%
Sea Route 1915Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 2015Fishing with a Super Rod25%
Sea Route 2115Fishing with a Super Rod25%

Where to catch Staryu in Pokemon Yellow

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Seafoam Islands (B3f)20-40Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Seafoam Islands (B3f)30Surfing30%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)20-40Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Seafoam Islands (B4f)30Surfing30%
Pallet Town5-10Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Cinnabar Island10-15Fishing with a Super Rod60%
Vermilion City (S.s. Anne Dock)15Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Sea Route 1920Fishing with a Super Rod30%
Sea Route 2030Fishing with a Super Rod20%
Sea Route 2120Fishing with a Super Rod30%

Moves Moves

Abilities

IlluminateIncreases the wild encounter rate.
Natural CureCures any major status ailment upon leaving battle.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1TackleNormalPhysical5035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
17Water GunWaterSpecial4025100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
22HardenNormalNone--30--Raises the user's Defense by one stage.
27RecoverNormalNone--10--Heals the user by half its max HP.
32SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
37MinimizeNormalNone--20--Raises the user's evasion by two stages.
42Light ScreenPsychicNone--30--Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns..
47Hydro PumpWaterSpecial120580%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM9Take DownNormalPhysical902085%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
TM10Double-edgeNormalPhysical12015100%User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.
TM11BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM12Water GunWaterSpecial4025100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM20RageNormalPhysical2020100%If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.
TM24ThunderboltElectricSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
TM25ThunderElectricSpecial1201070%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
TM29PsychicPsychicSpecial9010100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM30TeleportPsychicNone--20--Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.
TM31MimicNormalNone--10--Copies the target's last used move.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM33ReflectPsychicNone--20--Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.
TM34BideNormalPhysical110--User waits for 2-3 turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.
TM39SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
TM40Skull BashNormalPhysical10015100%Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45Thunder WaveElectricNone--20100%Paralyzes the target.
TM46PsywavePsychicSpecial11580%Inflicts damage between 50% and 150% of the user's level.
TM49Tri AttackNormalSpecial8010100%Has a 20% chance to burn, freeze, or paralyze the target.
TM50SubstituteNormalNone--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.
HM3SurfWaterSpecial9515100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.
HM5FlashNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP30
Statbar
170 - 264170 - 264170 - 264
Attack45
Statbar
85 - 17095 - 189104 - 207
Defense55
Statbar
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
Sp. Attack70
Statbar
130 - 215145 - 239159 - 262
Sp. Defense55
Statbar
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
Speed85
Statbar
157 - 242175 - 269192 - 295
TOTAL 340
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
106 1,250,000 225 70 Speed: 1 point

Images Images

BlackStaryuStaryuStaryuStaryu
White
DiamondStaryuStaryuStaryuStaryu
Pearl
PlatinumStaryuStaryuStaryuStaryu
HeartGoldStaryuStaryuStaryuStaryu
SoulSilver
RubyStaryuStaryuStaryuStaryu
Sapphire
EmeraldStaryuStaryu
FireRedStaryuStaryuStaryuStaryu
LeafGreen
GoldStaryuStaryuStaryuStaryu
Silver
CrystalStaryuStaryuStaryuStaryu
RedStaryuStaryu
Blue
YellowStaryuStaryu

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2As long as its red core remains, it can regenerate its body instantly, even if it's torn apart.
White 2
Black
White
DiamondIf its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldAt night, the middle of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
SoulSilverEven if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
RubySTARYU's center section has an organ called the core that shines bright red. If you go to a beach toward the end of summer, the glowing cores of these Pokemon look like the stars in the sky.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedIt appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.
LeafGreenAn enigmatic Pokemon that can effortlessly regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
GoldAt night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
SilverEven if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
CrystalWhen the stars twinkle at night, it floats up from the sea floor, and its body's center core flickers.
RedAn enigmatic Pokemon that can effortlessly regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
Blue
YellowAs long as the center section is unharmed, it can grow back fully even if it is chopped to bits.

Other Other

Name Etymology Star + yu (you)
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