Regular
Shiny
Gengar
Ghost Type
Poison Type
Shadow Pokémon
National Pokedex: #094

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Gengar is a Ghost and Poison Type Shadow Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 3 Special Attack EV Yield. Gengar can be found with Cursed Body as an Ability; we recommend the Mild Nature, based on 500 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Gengar Stats and Abilities

Based on Gengar Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Gengar Highest IV Stat is Special Attack (130) and the Lowest being Defense (60).

Gengar Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
60
E
Attack
65
E
Defense
60
S
Special Attack
130
E
Special Defense
75
C
Speed
110
B
Total
500
Gengar Details
Gengar Detail
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sour
Liked Foods
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Amorphous
EV Yield3 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Gengar Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Cursed Body
May disable a move used on the Pokémon.

How To Evolve Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Gastly requires (Level 25) to evolve into Haunter and then Linking Cord to evolve into Gengar.

Gengar Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Gastly
Ghost TypePoison Type
Level 25
Haunter
Ghost TypePoison Type
Linking Cord
Gengar
Ghost TypePoison Type
Gengar Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Gastly
310
30
35
100
30
35
80
Stat Change
+95
+15
+15
+15
+15
+20
+15
Haunter
405
45
50
115
45
55
95
Stat Change
+95
+15
+15
+15
+15
+20
+15
Gengar
500
60
65
130
60
75
110

Where To Find Gengar Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Gengar in Pokemon SV.

Pokemon SV Gengar Weakness

Gengar is a Ghost and Poison Type pokemon. This will cause Gengar to take More Damage from Ghost, Dark, Ground, Psychic Type Moves, and Less Damage from Grass, Fairy, Normal, Fighting, Poison, Bug Type moves.

Gengar Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ghost
Dark
Ground
Psychic
0.5x
Less Damage
Grass
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Poison
Bug
Immune to Damage
Normal
Fighting

What pokemon is Gengar Weak Against?

Gengar Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
Rock Type
Dark Type
S
Hydreigon
Dark Type
Dragon Type
B
Espeon
Psychic Type
B
Umbreon
Dark Type
B
Hippowdon
Ground Type

What pokemon is Gengar Strong Against?

Gengar Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Slaking
Normal Type
A
Florges
Fairy Type
A
Blissey
Normal Type
A
Gogoat
Grass Type
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type

Best Gengar Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in Bold
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Pokemon similar to Gengar based on Ghost Type
Similar Ghost Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Polteageist-Pokemon-Image
Polteageist
GHOST-Type 508 60 65 134 65 114 70
B
Gengar-Pokemon-Image
Gengar
GHOST-Type POISON-Type 500 60 65 130 60 75 110
C
Drifblim-Pokemon-Image
Drifblim
GHOST-Type FLYING-Type 498 150 80 90 44 54 80
C
Mismagius-Pokemon-Image
Mismagius
GHOST-Type 495 60 60 105 60 105 105
C
Froslass-Pokemon-Image
Froslass
ICE-Type GHOST-Type 480 70 80 80 70 70 110
Pokemon similar to Gengar based on Poison Type
Similar Poison Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Gengar-Pokemon-Image
Gengar
GHOST-Type POISON-Type 500 60 65 130 60 75 110
C
Toxapex-Pokemon-Image
Toxapex
POISON-Type WATER-Type 495 50 63 53 152 142 35
C
Seviper-Pokemon-Image
Seviper
POISON-Type 458 73 100 100 60 60 65
C
Venomoth-Pokemon-Image
Venomoth
BUG-Type POISON-Type 450 70 65 90 60 75 90
D
Haunter-Pokemon-Image
Haunter
GHOST-Type POISON-Type 405 45 50 115 45 55 95
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