|4'11" (1.5m)||83.3 lbs (40.5kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
| 4th Gen: OU
5th Gen: OU
6th Gen: OU
|3 Special Attack Points|
Gengar ( ) is the 94th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Ghost/Poison-Type, and is known as the Shadow Pokémon.
Gengar uses the Levitate Ability, an Ability that gives it an immunity to Ground-Type attacks, any traps or hazards that are ground-based such as Spikes, and it cannot be trapped by users of the Arena Trap Ability.
Gengar is in the Amorphous Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Gengar 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Gengar is a dark purple Pokémon which has a round-ish body. It has two ear like features that are pointy. It's back has some spikes on it which is supposed to be fur. Gengar now has hands that connect to its body, unlike its previous evolution Haunter. It also has a pair of short, stubby legs. It has a large mouth that is usually curved with an evil-looking grin. Gengar's eyes are reddish, with small black pupils.
 Gender Differences
Gengar doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Gengar is a part of the Overused (OU) tier of competitive battling and has remained the only Pokémon to remain consistently in OU throughout six generations. Gengar's resistance to Fairy-attacks and STAB Sludge Wave give it the ability to offensively check Fairy-types like Mega Altaria, Clefable, and Mega Gardevoir. With Steel-types losing their resistance to Ghost-type attacks, Gengar is not an easy Pokémon to wall as it has great coverage and can hit hard with Life Orb boosted attacks coming off of a meaty 130 base Special Attack. Its typing and ability Levitate give it numerous immunities and resistances, allowing for Gengar to have multiple switch-in opportunities. Gengar's best sets are its Life Orb set with the intent to deal heavy damage to opposing teams and its Hex set that uses Taunt and Will-O-Wisp to wear down against defensive Pokémon and act as a stallbreaker. Gengar's primary flaw are its general frailty which leaves it susceptible to strong priority, but it is otherwise an unpredictable and deadly threat in the OU tier.
 Area Location
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Past Moves
 Generation III Move Tutor Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Via TM/HM
- TM19: Telekinesis
 Gastly via Dream World
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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