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Gengar (Pokémon GO)

Gengar Pokemon GO

Gengar

#94 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Gengar

The best moves for Gengar are Lick and Shadow Ball when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Lick Elite TM 12 dps
  Shadow Ball 40 dps

Defense

  Hex 10 dps
  Shadow Ball 40 dps

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Pokémon type

Ghost
Poison
Vulnerable to…
Dark deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Ghost deals 160% damage.
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 39% damage.
Poison deals 39% damage.
Normal deals 39% damage.
Fighting deals 24% damage.

Gengar Raid Guide

Gengar has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 3 and Tier 4 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Gengar, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Gengar is a Ghost & Poison Pokémon which evolves from Haunter. It is vulnerable to Dark, Ground, Ghost and Psychic moves. Gengar's strongest moveset is Hex & Shadow Ball and it has a Max CP of 2,878.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Gengar

The best moves for Gengar are Lick and Shadow Ball when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Lick Elite TM 12 dps
  Shadow Ball 40 dps

Defense

  Hex 10 dps
  Shadow Ball 40 dps

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What counters Gengar?

Gengar is a Ghost/Poison type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Dark, Ground, Ghost and Psychic moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Gengar are:

  • Mewtwo,
  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Gengar,
  • Alakazam,
  • Darkrai.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psystrike 100%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Dark Pulse 97%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psystrike 97%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Psychic 94%
Mewtwo   Psycho Cut   Psychic 90%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Psycho Boost 90%
Mewtwo   Confusion   Shadow Ball 88%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Zap Cannon 85%
Gengar   Lick   Shadow Ball 85%
Alakazam   Confusion   Psychic 84%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Gengar

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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