Haunter

Haunter is a Ghost/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Gas Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Red
Blue
LeafGreen
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.
Gold
HeartGold
In total darkness, where nothing is visible, HAUNTER lurks, silently stalking its next victim.
Silver
SoulSilver
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.
Ruby
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.
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
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.

Evolution chart

Gastly
#092
Gastly
Ghost · Poison

(Level 25)
Haunter
#093
Haunter
Ghost · Poison

(Trade)
Gengar
#094
Gengar
Ghost · Poison

Name origin

haunter
a person who scares others

Moves learned by Haunter

Haunter sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Haunter

Gold
Silver
Route 8
Crystal Route 8
FireRed
LeafGreen
Lost Cave, Pokemon Tower
Diamond
Pearl
Old Chateau, Turnback Cave
Platinum Turnback Cave
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 8
X
Y
Frost Cavern, Victory Road, 14 (Laverre Nature Trail), 19 (Grand Vallée Way)