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Pokemon Sword and Shield Gengar

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gengar is a Ghost and Poison Type Shadow Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ghost, Dark, Ground, Psychic type moves. You can find and catch Gengar in Giant's Seat with a 28% chance to appear during Overcast weather. The Max IV Stats of Gengar are 60 HP, 65 Attack, 130 SP Attack, 60 Defense, 75 SP Defense, and 110 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gengar
Gengar Galar Pokedex ID: 143

List of Gengar Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 500
HP 60
Attack 65
Defense 60
Special Attack 130
Special Defense 75
Speed 110

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Gengar to have is Mild, this will increase it's Sp. Atk and decrease it's Defense stats.

Gengar Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Cursed BodyNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

On the night of a full moon, if shadows move on their own and laugh, it must be Gengar’s doing.

Shield Pokedex Entry

It is said to emerge from darkness to steal the lives of those who become lost in mountains.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gigantamax Gengar

Gigantamax Gengar

Gigantamax Sword Pokedex Entry

Rumor has it that its gigantic mouth leads not into its body, filled with cursed energy, but instead directly to the afterlife.

Gigantamax Shield Pokedex Entry

It 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.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gengar Evolutions

How do i get Gengar's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gastly evolves into Haunter when you reach Level 25. Haunter then evolves into its final evolution Gengar with a Trade.

Level 25
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Gengar Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Gengar?

Gengar does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Gastly and evolve it into Gengar. A popular spawn location you can find Gastly is in the Giant's Seat area with a 28% chance to spawn during Overcast weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Giant's Seat
28%33 - 38
Giant's Seat
10%33 - 38
Giant's Seat
25%33 - 38
Giant's Seat
10%33 - 38
Hammerlocke Hills
10%29 - 31
Watchtower Ruins
25%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
35%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
50%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
25%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
60%26 - 29
Watchtower Ruins
60%26 - 29

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
North Lake Miloch
10%14 - 16
Watchtower Ruins
10%11 - 14
Route 8
10%38 - 40
Giant's Seat
15%30 - 35

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gengar Raids

Where do i find Gengar Raids?

You can find Gengar raids in the following locations: Giant's Mirror, South Lake Miloch, Stony Wilderness.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Gengar Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gengar Weakness

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

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Gengar Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Gengar Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Gengar Moves List

What moves can Gengar learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Gengar can learn the psychic type move Dream Eater at level 60. This Special move User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent. Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Ghost and Poison type +50% STAB damage.

Gengar Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01Shadow PunchPhysical9020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
01Perish SongStatus5Any Pokémon in play when this attack is used faints in 3 turns.
01Reflect TypeStatus15User becomes the target's type.
01LickPhysical4510030May paralyze opponent.
01Confuse RayStatus10010Confuses opponent.
01HypnosisStatus6020Puts opponent to sleep.
01Mean LookStatus5Opponent cannot flee or switch.
12PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
16SpiteStatus10010The opponent's last move loses 2-5 PP.
20CurseStatus10Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
24HexSpecial97.510010Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
30Night ShadeSpecial10015Inflicts damage equal to user's level.
36Sucker PunchPhysical701005User attacks first, but only works if opponent is readying an attack.
42Dark PulseSpecial8010015May cause flinching.
48Shadow BallSpecial12010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
54Destiny BondStatus5If the user faints, the opponent also faints.
60Dream EaterSpecial10010015User recovers half the HP inflicted on a sleeping opponent.

TM Moves Gengar can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM03Fire PunchPhysical7510015May burn opponent.
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical7510015May paralyze opponent.
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM20Self-DestructPhysical2001005User faints.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM26Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM28Giga DrainSpecial7510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM38Will-O-WispStatus8515Burns opponent.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM44ImprisonStatus10Opponent is unable to use moves that the user also knows.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM63Drain PunchPhysical7510010User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical10510015High critical hit ratio.
TM70Trick RoomStatus5Slower Pokémon move first in the turn for 5 turns.
TM71Wonder RoomStatus10Swaps every Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense for 5 turns.
TM74VenoshockSpecial97.510010Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM77HexSpecial97.510010Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
TM86Phantom ForcePhysical13510010Disappears on first turn, attacks on second. Can strike through Protect/Detect.

Gengar TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1107010May paralyze opponent.
TR11PsychicSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR14MetronomeStatus10User performs almost any move in the game at random.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR22Sludge BombSpecial13510010May poison opponent.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR30EncoreStatus1005Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial12010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR35UproarSpecial9010010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR38TrickStatus10010Swaps held items with the opponent.
TR40Skill SwapStatus10The user swaps Abilities with the opponent.
TR57Poison JabPhysical12010020May poison the opponent.
TR58Dark PulseSpecial8010015May cause flinching.
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR65Energy BallSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR68Nasty PlotStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Attack.
TR78Sludge WaveSpecial142.510010May poison opponent.
TR81Foul PlayPhysical9510015Uses the opponent's Attack stat.
TR83Ally SwitchStatus15User switches with opposite teammate.
TR92Dazzling GleamSpecial8010010Hits all adjacent opponents.

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