Haunter

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Haunter
ゴースト
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Gastly < Haunter > Gengar

Species Type
Gas Pokémon Ghost.pngPoison.png
Number Ability
#93 Levitate
Height Weight
5′ (1.6m) 0.2 lbs. (0.1kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Gastly Gengar
Egg Group Catch Rate
Amorphous 90
Tier EV Yield
4th Gen: NU
5th Gen: NU
6th Gen: NU
2 Special Attack Points

Haunter (ゴースト) is the 93rd Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Ghost/Poison-Type, and is known as the Gas Pokémon.

Haunter uses the Levitate Ability, which gives it an immunity to Ground-Type attacks, Ground-based traps and the Arena Trap Ability.

Gastly can evolve from Haunter at Level 25, and can evolve into Gengar by trading it to another game.

Haunter is in the Amorphous Egg Group and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Haunter 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Haunter is a purple ghost Pokémon. Haunter has no arms or legs, just eyes, a mouth, and a dis-formed body. It has a long red tongue and mostly white eyes with a small black pupil. At the bottom of its body is something like a tail, where the legs should be.

[edit] Gender Differences

Haunter doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Haunter can be found at Pokémon Tower in Red, Blue and Yellow. In Gold, Silver and Crystal, Haunter can be found at Route 8, but only at Night.

Haunter reprises its original appearance in Fire Red and Leaf Green, appearing at Pokémon Tower 3F-7F, but can also be found at Lost Cave.

Haunter can be found at Turnback Cave in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, and can also be found inside Old Chateau with any Generation III game cartridge inserted into the Game Boy Advance slot of a Nintendo DS or DS Lite. A Haunter can also be obtained via In-Game Trade in Snowpoint City. The Trainer is requesting a Medicham, however this Haunter is holding an Everstone, so it won't evolve when traded.

In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Haunter can be found at Route 8 and the Safari Zone's Forest area at Night. Haunter can also appear on the Pokéwalker course White Lake.

The only way to obtain a Haunter in Pokémon White is to evolve a Gastly.

Haunter can be found at Route 14, Route 19, Frost Cavern and Victory Road in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Haunter makes appearances at Huge Storage 1 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Haunter can be found at Buried Relic 82F-93F and Darknight Relic 7F-11F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Haunter can be found at Dark Hill B1-B15 and Sky Stairway 1F-49F at Random. Haunter is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Island B1-B9 and Final Cave 28F & 29F.

Haunter can be found at the Night Duty Factory in Pokémon Ranger. Almia Castle and the Oil Field Hideout is where Haunter can be found in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Haunter can be found at the Oblivia Ruins 1F Right Room, 3F Pathway and 3F Top Right Room in the Present; and in the Dark Temple missions "Ground-Shaking Dragon Pokémon" and "Glowing Roads in the Darkness" by defeating it or one of the members of its evolutionary line and obtaining its Slate.

Haunter can be obtained by completing a Tag Race after opening the top floor of Haunted Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure.

Haunter can be found at Everspring Valley Hauntyard 4-2 and World Axle Hauntyard B1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Haunter can be found at Viperia and Spectra in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Haunter is listed in 13 different sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the Skyridge set; as an Uncommon Card in the Base, Gym Heroes, Gym Challenge, Neo Destiny, Expedition, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, EX Legend Maker, Diamond and Pearl, Stormfront, Arceus (2) and Triumphant sets; and as a Rare Card in the Fossil (2) set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash would temporarily obtain a Haunter for his rematch against Sabrina in The Tower of Terror. Its odd-ball sense of humor would be what made the difference in Haunter Versus Kadabra; while it wandered off on Ash, forcing him to use Pikachu instead, it showed up just in time, using its quirky sense of humor to break both Pokémon and Trainer into laughter, giving Ash the win.

Morty would also use his Haunter against Ash in From Ghost to Ghost. It would use Mean Look to trap Ash's Cyndaquil, eventually defeating it, before losing to Noctowl after the Owl Pokémon had learned Confusion during the battle.

[edit] Movies

While Haunter has yet to appear in any films, Wild Haunter make an appearance in Pikachu's Ghost Festival.

[edit] Manga

Boy Scout Evan would have his Haunter lured away by Agatha's Pokémon at the abandoned Kanto Power Plant, which would be recovered with the help of Blue. Evan's Haunter makes appearances in Chapters 64, 76, 83 and 153, while Agatha's Haunter makes appearances in Chapters 65, 88, 79, 85 and 90.

Eusine used his own Haunter in battle at Indigo Plateau, defeating a Gastly owned by Mask of Ice in Chapters 171 and 172.

Team Galactic Grunts used a number of Haunter to chase down and capture Azelf in Chapters 398 & 399. Later on, a Senior Team Galactic Grunt would use a Haunter in Chapters 408 & 410.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Haunter is a viable option as an Offensive Spinblocker in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. With decent speed and high Special Attack, Haunter is capable of really hurting the opposition, but also has access to a number of support moves, making it tough to predict what it will do.

Defensively, Haunter is quite frail; even with three immunities common priority users and Pursuit will cause major damage to Haunter. A Speed Tie is not a good thing either because of its aforementioned frailty, making this Pokémon the definition of a "Gas Cannon" because hard-hitting moves that do neutral damage are often more than enough to defeat it.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue
Yellow
1/5/6/15%
5%
Pokémon Tower
Gold/Silver
Crystal
30%
10%
Route 8: Night
Route 8, Rock Tunnel: Night
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen 1/5/6/15%
30%
Pokémon Tower
Lost Cave

Diamond/Pearl

Platinum
30%
Only One
8%
30/40%
Turnback Cave
Trade in Snowpoint City
Old Chateau
Turnback Cave
HeartGold/SoulSilver 30%
Unknown
Route 8 (Night)
Safari Zone-Forest (Night)
Black/White None Evolve Gastly or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None Trade
X/Y TBD Route 14, Route 19, Frost Cavern: 1F-3F and Victory Road: Rooms 1-4

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Because of its ability to slip through block walls, it is said to be from another dimension.
Blue Because of its ability to slip through block walls, it is said to be from another dimension.
Yellow By licking, it saps the victim's life. It causes shaking that won't stop until the victim's demise.
II Gold In total darkness, where nothing is visible, Haunter lurks, silently stalking its next victim.
Silver Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
Crystal It hides in the dark, planning to take the life of the next living thing that wanders close by.
III Ruby Haunter is a dangerous Pokémon. If one beckons you while floating in darkness, you must never approach it. This Pokémon will try to lick you with its tongue and steal your life away.
Sapphire Haunter is a dangerous Pokémon. If one beckons you while floating in darkness, you must never approach it. This Pokémon will try to lick you with its tongue and steal your life away.
Emerald If a Haunter beckons you while it is floating in darkness, don't approach it. This Pokémon will try to lick you with its tongue and steal your life away.
FireRed If you get the feeling of being watched in darkness when nobody is around, Haunter is there.
LeafGreen Because of its ability to slip through block walls, it is said to be from another dimension.
IV Diamond It can slip through any obstacle. It lurks inside walls to keep an eye on its foes.
Pearl It licks with its gaseous tongue to steal the victim's life force. It lurks in darkness for prey.
Platinum It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
HeartGold In total darkness, where nothing is visible, Haunter lurks, silently stalking its next victim.
SoulSilver Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
V Black It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
White It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
Black 2 It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
White 2 It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
VI X If you get the feeling of being watched in darkness when nobody is around, Haunter is there.
Y It licks with its gaseous tongue to steal the victim's life force. It lurks in darkness for prey.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
45
. 200 294 .
Atk
50
94 105 199 218
Def
45
85 95 189 207
Sp. Atk
115
211 235 329 361
Sp. Def
115
103 115 209 229
Speed
95
175 195 289 317

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Hypnosis Psychic.gif N/A 60 Other.png
Start Lick Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Start
5
Spite Ghost.gif N/A 100 Other.png
8 Mean Look Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
12 Curse Ghost.gif N/A N/A Other.png
15 Night Shade Ghost.gif ?? 100 Special.png
19 Confuse Ray Ghost.gif N/A 100 Other.png
22 Sucker Punch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
25 Shadow Punch Ghost.gif 60 N/A Physical.png
28 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
33 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
39 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
44 Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
50 Destiny Bond Ghost.gif N/A N/A Other.png
55 Hex Ghost.gif 65 100 Special.png
61 Nightmare Ghost.gif N/A 100 Other.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM09 Venoshock Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM63 Embargo Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM64 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Other.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM85 Dream Eater Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM92 Trick Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM97 Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Astonish Ghost.gif 30 100 Physical.png
Clear Smog Poison.gif 50 -- Special.png
Disable Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Grudge Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Haze Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Perish Song Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Psywave Psychic.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
Reflect Type Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Scary Face Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Smog Poison.gif 30 100 Special.png
Thunder Punch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png

[edit] Past Moves

[edit] Generation III Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Selfdestruct Normal.gif 200 100 Physical.png

[edit] Generation IV

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Ominous Wind Ghost.gif 60 100 Special.png

[edit] Generation V

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Gastly via Dream World

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Sludge Wave Poison.gif 90 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Foul Play Dark.gif 95 100 Physical.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Pain Split Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Skill Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Snatch Dark.gif -- -- Special.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Trick Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Wonder Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Level 25
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Haunter
Trade


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Psychic.gif
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Poison.gif
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Bug.gif
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Poison.gif
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