Staryu

Staryu is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Star Shape Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
HeartGold At night, the middle 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.
Black
White
If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
Black 2
White 2
As long as its red core remains, it can regenerate its body instantly, even if it’s torn apart.
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.

Evolution chart

Staryu
#120
Staryu
Water

(use Water Stone)
Starmie
#121
Starmie
Water · Psychic

Name origin

starfish
marine creature
you
opposite of me (from Starmie)

Moves learned by Staryu

Staryu sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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