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#120 Staryu

official Staryu artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Staryu
Type Water
Species Star Shape Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2' 7")
Weight 34.5 kg (76.1 lbs)
Catch rate 225

Staryu's description

Staryu is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 1 and has the National Dex number #120. The Pokédex classifies it as the Star Shape Pokémon.

Staryu's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
별가사리 (Byeolgasari) Stari Sterndu ヒトデマン (Hitodeman) 海星星 / 海星星 (Hǎixīngxīng)

Staryu's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterElectricGrassIceSteel
0.50.52.02.00.50.5

Staryu's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Slow
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 1 Speed

Breeding

Gender ratio Genderless
Egg Group(s) Water 3
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Staryu's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Illuminate Natural Cure Analytic

Staryu's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 30
90 170 137 264
Attack 45
45 85 106 207
Defense 55
54 103 117 229
Sp. Atk 70
67 130 134 262
Sp. Def 55
54 103 117 229
Speed 85
81 157 150 295
Total 340

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Staryu's evolutions

use Water Stone

Staryu's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
1Red, BlueAn enigmatic Pokémon that can effortlessly regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
1YellowAs long as the center section is unharmed, it can grow back fully even if it is chopped to bits.
1StadiumIt is capable of growing back any portion of its body that is cut off. At night, the center core glows with a red light.
2GoldAt night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
2SilverEven if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
2CrystalWhen the stars twinkle at night, it floats up from the sea floor, and its body's center core flickers.
2Stadium 2At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
3RubyStaryu'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 Pokémon look like the stars in the sky.
3SapphireStaryu apparently communicates with the stars in the night sky by flashing the red core at the center of its body. If parts of its body are torn, this Pokémon simply regenerates the missing pieces and limbs.
3EmeraldIt gathers with others in the night and makes its red core glow on and off with the twinkling stars. It can regenerate limbs if they are severed from its body.
3FireRedIt appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.
3LeafGreenAn enigmatic Pokémon that can effortlessly regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumIf its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
4HeartGoldAt night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
4SoulSilverEven if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
5Black, WhiteIf its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
5Black 2, White 2As long as its red core remains, it can regenerate its body instantly, even if it's torn apart.
6XEven if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
6YIt appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.
6Omega 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 Pokémon look like the stars in the sky.
6Alpha SapphireStaryu apparently communicates with the stars in the night sky by flashing the red core at the center of its body. If parts of its body are torn, this Pokémon simply regenerates the missing pieces and limbs.
7SunLarge numbers of these Pokémon make their home at the seaside. At night, a strange red glow radiates from the center of their bodies.
7MoonThis Pokémon gets nibbled on by Lumineon and others. Thanks to its red core, it regenerates fast, so it's unconcerned by their snack attacks.
7Ultra SunIn many places, there are folktales of stardust falling into the ocean and becoming Staryu.
7Ultra MoonNo number of injuries can bother Staryu. Its amazing regenerative powers return it to its previous state in half a day!
7Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!As long as the center section is unharmed, this Pokémon can grow back fully even if it is chopped to bits.