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#094 Gengar

official Gengar artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Gengar
Type GhostPoison
Species Shadow Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4' 11")
Weight 40.5 kg (89.3 lbs)
Catch rate 45

Gengar's description

Gengar is a Ghost- / Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 1 and has the National Dex number #094. The Pokédex classifies it as the Shadow Pokémon.

Gengar's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
팬텀 (Paenteom) Ectoplasma Gengar ゲンガー (Gangar) 耿鬼 / 耿鬼 (Gěngguǐ)

Gengar's resistances & weaknesses

NormalGrassPoisonGroundPsychicBugGhostDarkFairy
x 0x ½​x ¼x 2x 2​x ¼x 2x 2fairy

Gengar's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Slow
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 3 Sp. Atk

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Amorphous
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Gengar's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Cursed Body - -

Gengar's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 60
120 230 167 324
Attack 65
63 121 128 251
Defense 60
58 112 123 240
Sp. Atk 130
121 238 200 394
Sp. Def 75
72 139 139 273
Speed 110
103 202 178 350
Total 500

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.

Gengar's evolutions

Level 25

Trade

Gengar's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
1Red, BlueUnder a full moon, this Pokémon likes to mimic the shadows of people and laugh at their fright.
1YellowA Gengar is close by if you feel a sudden chill. It may be trying to lay a curse on you.
1StadiumAppears to attack people who get lost in the mountains. Said to be the culprit behind shadows that laugh in the moonlight.
2GoldIt steals heat from its surroundings. If you feel a sudden chill, it is certain that a Gengar appeared.
2SilverTo steal the life of its target, it slips into the prey's shadow and silently waits for an opportunity.
2CrystalHiding in people's shadows at night, it absorbs their heat. The chill it causes makes the victims shake.
2Stadium 2It steals heat from its surroundings. If you feel a sudden chill, it is certain that a Gengar appeared.
3Ruby, SapphireSometimes, 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.
3EmeraldDeep in the night, your shadow cast by a streetlight may suddenly overtake you. It is actually a Gengar running past you, pretending to be your shadow.
3FireRedIt is said to emerge from darkness to steal the lives of those who become lost in mountains.
3LeafGreenOn the night of the full moon, if shadows move on their own and laugh, it must be Gengar's doing.
4DiamondIt hides in shadows. It is said that if Gengar is hiding, it cools the area by nearly 10 degrees F.
4PearlLurking in the shadowy corners of rooms, it awaits chances to steal its prey's life force.
4PlatinumThe leer that floats in darkness belongs to a Gengar delighting in casting curses on people.
4HeartGoldIt steals heat from its surroundings. If you feel a sudden chill, it is certain that a Gengar appeared.
4SoulSilverTo steal the life of its target, it slips into the prey's shadow and silently waits for an opportunity.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2The leer that floats in darkness belongs to a Gengar delighting in casting curses on people.
6XIt hides in shadows. It is said that if Gengar is hiding, it cools the area by nearly 10 degrees Fahrenheit.
6YHiding in people's shadows at night, it absorbs their heat. The chill it causes makes the victims shake.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireSometimes, 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.
7SunShould you feel yourself attacked by a sudden chill, it is evidence of an approaching Gengar. There is no escaping it. Give up.
7MoonIt apparently wishes for a traveling companion. Since it was once human itself, it tries to create one by taking the lives of other humans.
7Ultra SunYou can hear tales told all over the world about how Gengar will pay a visit to children who are naughty.
7Ultra MoonEven your home isn't safe. Gengar will lurk in whatever dark corner of a room it can find and wait for its chance to catch its prey.
7Let's Go, Pikachu!, Let's Go, Eevee!A Gengar is close by if you feel a sudden chill. It may be trying to lay a curse on you.
8SwordOn the night of a full moon, if shadows move on their own and laugh, it must be Gengar's doing.
8ShieldIt is said to emerge from darkness to steal the lives of those who become lost in mountains.

Gengar's variants

Mega Gengar

official Mega Gengar artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Mega Gengar
Type GhostPoison
Species Shadow Pokémon
Height 1.4 m (4' 7")
Weight 40.5 kg (89.3 lbs)
Catch rate45

Mega Gengar's description

Mega Gengar is a Ghost- / Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 6. The Pokédex classifies it as the Shadow Pokémon.

Mega Gengar's resistances & weaknesses

NormalGrassPoisonGroundPsychicBugGhostDarkFairy
x 0x ½​x ¼x 2x 2​x ¼x 2x 2x ½

Mega Gengar's rearing

Training
Experience Growth Medium Slow
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 3 Sp. Atk
Breeding
Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Amorphous
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Mega Gengar's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Shadow Tag - -

Mega Gengar's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 60
120 230 167 324
Attack 65
63 121 128 251
Defense 80
76 148 145 284
Sp. Atk 170
157 310 244 482
Sp. Def 95
90 175 161 317
Speed 130
121 238 200 394
Total 600

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.

Mega Gengar's Pokédex entries

Game Pokédex entry
SunGengar’s relationships are warped. It has no interest in opponents unless it perceives them as prey.
MoonThe energy of Mega Evolution awakened it. It sinks into another dimension, where it keeps a patient watch for its chance to attack.
Ultra SunIt tries to take the lives of anyone and everyone. It will even try to curse the Trainer who is its master!
Ultra MoonMega Evolution has made it possible for Gengar to access other dimensions. Its entire body is brimming with strange power.
Let's Go, Pikachu!It can pass through other dimensions and can appear anywhere. It caused a stir one time when it stuck just one leg out of a wall.
Let's Go, Eevee!It can pass through other dimensions and can appear anywhere. It caused a stir one time when it stuck just one leg out of a wall.

Gigantamax Gengar

official Gigantamax Gengar artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Gigantamax Gengar
Type GhostPoison
Species Shadow Pokémon
Height 20 m (65' 7")
Weight ??? kg (??? lbs)

Gigantamax Gengar's description

Gigantamax Gengar is a Ghost- / Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 8. The Pokédex classifies it as the Shadow Pokémon.

Gigantamax Gengar's resistances & weaknesses

NormalGrassPoisonGroundPsychicBugGhostDarkFairy
x 0x ½​x ¼x 2x 2​x ¼x 2x 2x ½

Gigantamax Gengar's rearing

Training
Experience Growth
Base Happiness
EV yield
Breeding
Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Amorphous
Egg Cycles

Gigantamax Gengar's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
- - -

Gigantamax Gengar's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 60
120 230 167 324
Attack 65
63 121 128 251
Defense 60
58 112 123 240
Sp. Atk 130
121 238 200 394
Sp. Def 75
72 139 139 273
Speed 110
103 202 178 350
Total 500

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.

Gigantamax Gengar's Pokédex entries

Game Pokédex entry
SwordRumor has it that its gigantic mouth leads not into its body, filled with cursed energy, but instead directly to the afterlife.
ShieldIt lays traps, hoping to steal the lives of those it catches. If you stand in front of its mouth, you’ll hear your loved ones’ voices calling out to you.