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Gengar is a Ghost, Poison-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves from Haunter after being fed with 25 candies and it is final evolution form of Gastly.

Pokédex description

Gengar - Shadow Pokémon
Sometimes, 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.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Ghost
10 (8)

Charged attacks

Icon Fighting
140 (40)
Icon Ghost
100 (33)
Icon Poison
80 (35)

Evolution family

Gengar is the part of a three-member family.

40. Gastly
#092 Gastly
25 Gastly candy
#093 Haunter
100 Gastly candy
#094 Gengar



  • Gengar was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Gengar is 2,245, however it can reach 2,432, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • As a former 3rd tier level Raid Boss, Gengar's CP was 19,768. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,496.
  • On August 20th, 2016, Gengar's attack Sludge Wave was replaced with Sludge Bomb, which has higher DPS.
  • During the Halloween event in 2017, there were shiny forms of Gastly family members added to game data, although they weren't released to be caught in gameplay. [1]


  1. Gastly family shiny 3D assets. "/r/TheSilphRoad."

External links

  • Gengar page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Gengar article, on the Pokémon Wiki