Staryu

Staryu
ヒトデマン
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Seaking < Staryu > Starmie
Species
Type
Starshape Pokemon
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Number
Ability
#120
Height
Weight
2'07
76.1 lbs.
Gender Ratio
Male: Genderless
Female: Genderless
Evolves From
Evolves Into
None
Egg Group
Catch Rate
225
Tier
EV Yield
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Staryu (ヒトデマン) is the 120th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Water-Type, and is known as the Starshape Pokémon.

Staryu can use one of two Abilities; Illuminate, which increases the likelihood or encountering Wild Pokémon, or Natural Cure, which heals any Status Conditions upon switching out of battle. Its Hidden Ability is Analytic, which increases its attack power by 30% if the Pokémon attacks last.

Staryu gain the opportunity to evolve into Starmie when exposed to a Water Stone.

Staryu is in the Water 3 Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 steps to hatch. It takes Staryu 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Staryu's design is based off a starfish. It is brown in color and has five appendages, with an exterior organ known as its core residing at the center of its body. This red jewel-like organ is held in place by a gold ring.

Gender Differences

Staryu is genderless, and therefore does not have any gender-specific features.

Game Information

Original Games

Staryu can be caught in the wild at Route 19, Route 20, Route 21, Cinnabar Island and Seafoam Islands in Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow, either by normal means or by fishing with a Super Rod. It can also be caught at Pallet Town and Vermilion City in Yellow.

In Pokémon Gold, Silver and Crystal, Staryu can be caught at Route 19, Route 20, Route 21, Route 34, Route 40, Route 41, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City and Cinnabar Island by fishing with either the Good Rod or Super Rod. It can also be caught at Cerulean City in Gold and Crystal.

Staryu appears at Lilycove City by fishing in Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. In Pokémon LeafGreen, it can be fished for at Cinnabar Island, One Island, Pallet Town and Icefall Cave.

In Pokémon Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, Staryu can be caught with a Super Rod at Canalave City and Sunyshore City. In Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, it can be caught at Route 19, Route 34, Route 40, Route 47, Cherrygrove City, Union Cave and Olivine City either by fishing with the Good Rod or Super Rod, or by Surfing.

In Pokémon Black and White, Staryu can be caught in the wild at Route 13 by Surfing. In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, it appears at Route 13, Undella Town and Humilau City also by Surfing.

Staryu can be caught by fishing with a Good Rod at Route 8 in Pokémon X. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it can be caught at Lilycove City and Magma/Aqua Hideout using the Super Rod.

In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Staryu can be caught in the wild at Route 7 and Hano Beach.

Spin-Off Games

Trading Card Game

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

Staryu has made many Anime appearances, the majority of which as one of Misty's Pokemon, starting with the episode Clefairy and the Moon Stone, where it defeated Team Rocket's Meowth. On a few separate occasions did another Staryu appear via another trainer or in the Wild.

Movies

Manga

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Staryu is in the Not Fully Evolved (NFE) Tier of competitive battling, as it has not yet reached its final evolution.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue 25% (Super Rod) Route 19, Route 20, Route 21, Cinnabar Island, Seafoam Islands: B3F, B4F
Red 10% Seafoam Islands: B2F
Red 15% Seafoam Islands: B1F
Blue 5% Seafoam Islands: B2F
Blue 15% Seafoam Islands: B3F
Blue 19% Seafoam Islands: 1F
Yellow 20% (Super Rod) Route 20, Vermilion City: Harbor
Yellow 30% (Surf) Seafoam Islands: B3F, B4F
Yellow 30% (Super Rod) Route 19, Route 21
Yellow 40% (Super Rod) Seafoam Islands: B3F, B4F
Yellow 60% (Super Rod) Pallet Town, Cinnabar Island
Gold/Silver/Crystal 10% (Good Rod) Route 19, Route 20, Route 21, Route 34, Route 40, Route 41, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Cinnabar Island (Night)
Gold/Silver/Crystal 30% (Super Rod) Route 19, Route 20, Route 21, Route 34, Route 40, Route 41, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Cinnabar Island (Night)
Gold/Crystal 10% (Good Rod) Cerulean City (Night)
Gold/Crystal 30% (Super Rod) Cerulean City (Night)
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald 15% (Super Rod) Lilycove City
FireRed None Trade
LeafGreen 40% (Super Rod) Cinnabar Island, Pallet Town, One Island, Icefall Cave: 1F Room 3
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% (Super Rod) Canalave City, Sunyshore City
HeartGold/SoulSilver 3% (Good Rod) Route 34, Route 40, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave (Night)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 10% (Surf) Route 47
HeartGold/SoulSilver 30% (Super Rod) Route 34, Route 40, Cherrygrove City, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave (Night)
Black/White 30% (Surf) Route 13
Black/White 60% (Surf) Route 13 (Shaking Spots)
Black 2/White 2 30% (Surf) Route 13, Undella Town, Humilau City
Black 2/White 2 60% (Surf) Route 13, Undella Town (Shaking Spots)
X 30% (Good Rod) Route 8
Y None Transfer or Trade
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 5% (Super Rod) Lilycove City, Magma/Aqua Hideout
Sun/Moon 1% (Fish) Route 7
Sun/Moon 20% (Fish) Route 7 (Rippling)
Sun/Moon 80% Hano Beach

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red An enigmatic Pokémon that can effortlessly regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
Blue An enigmatic Pokémon that can effortlessly regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
Yellow As long as the center section is unharmed, it can grow back fully even if it is chopped to bits.
II Gold At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
Silver Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
Crystal When the stars twinkle at night, it floats up from the sea floor, and its body's center core flickers.
III Ruby Staryu's center section has an organ called the core that shines bright red. If you go to a beach toward the end of summer, the glowing cores of these Pokémon look like the stars in the sky.
Sapphire Staryu apparently communicates with the stars in the night sky by flashing the red core at the center of its body. If parts of its body are torn, this Pokémon simply regenerates the missing pieces and limbs.
Emerald It gathers with others in the night and makes its red core glow on and off with the twinkling stars. It can regenerate limbs if they are severed from its body.
FireRed It appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.
LeafGreen An enigmatic Pokémon that can effortlessly regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
IV Diamond If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
Pearl If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
Platinum If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
HeartGold At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
SoulSilver Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
V Black If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
White If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
Black 2 As long as its red core remains, it can regenerate its body instantly, even if it's torn apart.
White 2 As long as its red core remains, it can regenerate its body instantly, even if it's torn apart.
VI X Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
Y It appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.
Omega Ruby Staryu's center section has an organ called the core that shines bright red. If you go to a beach toward the end of summer, the glowing cores of these Pokémon look like the stars in the sky.
Alpha Sapphire Staryu apparently communicates with the stars in the night sky by flashing the red core at the center of its body. If parts of its body are torn, this Pokémon simply regenerates the missing pieces and limbs.
VII Sun Large numbers of these Pokémon make their home at the seaside. At night, a strange red glow radiates from the center of their bodies.
Moon This Pokémon gets nibbled on by Lumineon and others. Thanks to its red core, it regenerates fast, so it’s unconcerned by their snack attacks.

Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
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Technique
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Stamina
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Jump
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Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
30
. 170 264 .
Atk
45
85 95 189 207
Def
55
103 115 209 229
Sp. Atk
70
130 145 239 262
Sp. Def
55
103 115 209 229
Speed
85
157 175 269 295

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Harden Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
4 Water Gun Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
7 Rapid Spin Normal.gif 20 100 Physical.png
10 Recover Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
13 Psywave Psychic.gif ?? 100 Special.png
16 Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
18 Bubble Beam Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
22 Camouflage Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
24 Gyro Ball Steel.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
28 Brine Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
31 Minimize Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
35 Reflect Type Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
37 Power Gem Rock.gif 80 100 Special.png
40 Confuse Ray Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
42 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
46 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
49 Cosmic Power Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
53 Hydro Pump Water.gif 110 80 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- 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
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM73 Thunder Wave Electric.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM94 Surf Water.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM98 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Breeding

Staryu cannot learn any Egg Moves.

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 160*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 160 -- Special.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 160*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png
Hydro Vortex Water.gif 160*/185* -- Physical.png Special.png
Gigavolt Havoc Electric.gif 185 -- Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 175 -- Special.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 185 -- Special.png
Twinkle Tackle Fairy.gif 160 -- Special.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Continental Crush Rock.gif 100 -- Physical.png
Savage Spin-Out Bug.gif 140 -- Special.png
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 100 -- Special.png

Evolution Line

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Staryu

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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