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Pokemon Sword and Shield Haunter

Pokemon Sword and Shield Haunter is a Ghost and Poison Type Gas Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ghost, Dark, Ground, Psychic type moves. You can find and catch Haunter in Giant's Seat with a 28% chance to appear during Overcast weather. The Max IV Stats of Haunter are 45 HP, 50 Attack, 115 SP Attack, 45 Defense, 55 SP Defense, and 95 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Haunter
Regular
Shiny
Haunter Galar Pokedex ID: 142

List of Haunter Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 405
HP 45
Attack 50
Defense 45
Special Attack 115
Special Defense 55
Speed 95

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

Haunter Abilities

Ability Type Effect
LevitateNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.

Shield Pokedex Entry

If you get the feeling of being watched in darkness when nobody is around, Haunter is there.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Haunter Evolutions

How do i get Haunter'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.

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Level 25
Haunter
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Trade
Gengar
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
Gastly
3103530100353080
Haunter
4055045115554595
Gengar
50065601307560110

Haunter Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Haunter?

Haunter does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch Gastly and evolve it into Haunter. 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
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Haunter Raids

Where do i find Haunter Raids?

You can find Haunter raids in the following locations: Giant's Cap, Giant's Mirror, Hammerlocke Hills, Motostoke Riverbank, South Lake Miloch, Stony Wilderness, Watchtower Ruins.

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

Pokemon Sword and Shield Haunter Weakness

Haunter 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
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Ghost
Dark
Ground
Psychic
0.5x
Damage
Grass
Fairy
0.25x
Damage
Poison
Bug
Immune to Damage
Normal
Fighting

What pokemon is Haunter Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Haunter Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Haunter Moves List

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

Haunter 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.

Haunter Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
00Shadow PunchPhysical9020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
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 Haunter can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM03Fire PunchPhysical7510015May burn opponent.
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical7510015May paralyze opponent.
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.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
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.

Haunter TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR11PsychicSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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.
TR65Energy BallSpecial9010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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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