Gastly

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

Pokédex data

National № 092
Type Ghost Poison
Species Gas Pokémon
Height 1.3 m (4′03″)
Weight 0.1 kg (0.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Levitate
Local № 092 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
058 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
092 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
069 (Diamond/Pearl)
069 (Platinum)
058 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
030 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
061 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
073 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
092 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
141 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 30
170 264
Attack 35
67 185
Defense 30
58 174
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 35
67 185
Speed 80
148 284
Total 310 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Gastly.

Evolution chart

(Level 25) (Trade)

Gastly changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Almost invisible, this gaseous POKéMON cloaks the target and puts it to sleep without notice.
Yellow Said to appear in decrepit, deserted buildings. It has no real shape as it appears to be made of a gas.
Gold With its gas-like body, it can sneak into any place it desires. However, it can be blown away by wind.
Silver Its thin body is made of gas. It can envelop an opponent of any size and cause suffocation.
Crystal It wraps its opponent in its gas-like body, slowly weakening its prey by poisoning it through the skin.
Ruby
Sapphire
GASTLY is largely composed of gaseous matter. When exposed to a strong wind, the gaseous body quickly dwindles away. Groups of this POKéMON cluster under the eaves of houses to escape the ravages of wind.
FireRed A being that exists as a thin gas. It can topple an Indian elephant by enveloping the prey in two seconds.
LeafGreen Almost invisible, this gaseous POKéMON cloaks the target and puts it to sleep without notice.
Emerald When exposed to a strong wind, a GASTLY’s gaseous body quickly dwindles away. They cluster under the eaves of houses to escape the ravages of wind.
Diamond This Pokémon’s body is 95% made up of gases, which are blown away by strong gusts of wind.
Pearl A Pokémon born from poison gases. It defeats even the largest foes by enveloping them in gas.
Platinum Born from gases, anyone would faint if engulfed by its gaseous body, which contains poison.
HeartGold With its gas-like body, it can sneak into any place it desires. However, it can be blown away by wind.
SoulSilver Its body is made of gas. Despite lacking substance, it can envelop an opponent of any size and cause suffocation.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Born from gases, anyone would faint if engulfed by its gaseous body, which contains poison.
X Its body is made of gas. Despite lacking substance, it can envelop an opponent of any size and cause suffocation.
Y Born from gases, anyone would faint if engulfed by its gaseous body, which contains poison.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Gastly is largely composed of gaseous matter. When exposed to a strong wind, the gaseous body quickly dwindles away. Groups of this Pokémon cluster under the eaves of houses to escape the ravages of wind.
Sun Should a strange light be seen flickering in an abandoned building, Gastly is lurking there.
Moon Although Gastly is barely visible, when it’s near, a faint sweet smell lingers.
Ultra Sun It’s said that gas emanating from a graveyard was possessed by the grievances of the deceased and thus became a Pokémon.
Ultra Moon Poisonous gas comprises 95% of its body. It’s said that the remaining 5% is made up of the souls of those who died from the gas.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Said to appear in decrepit, deserted buildings. It has no real shape, as it appears to be made of a gas.
Sword Born from gases, anyone would faint if engulfed by its gaseous body, which contains poison.
Shield With its gas-like body, it can sneak into any place it desires. However, it can be blown away by wind.

Moves learned by Gastly

Moves learnt by level up

Gastly learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1LickGhost 30 100
4HypnosisPsychic 60
8Mean LookNormal
12PaybackDark 50 100
16SpiteGhost 100
20CurseGhost
24HexGhost 65 100
28Night ShadeGhost 100
32Sucker PunchDark 70 100
36Dark PulseDark 80 100
40Shadow BallGhost 80 100
44Destiny BondGhost
48Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Egg moves

Gastly learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gastly egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhost 30 100
Clear SmogPoison 50
DisableNormal 100
GrudgeGhost
HazeIce
Perish SongNormal
Reflect TypeNormal
SmogPoison 30 70
ToxicPoison 90

Move Tutor moves

Gastly can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Corrosive GasPoison 100
PoltergeistGhost 110 90
Skitter SmackBug 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Gastly is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Gastly is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Gastly learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1LickGhost 30 100
1SmogPoison 30 70
5Confuse RayGhost 100
7Poison GasPoison 90
12Night ShadeGhost 100
14Will-O-WispFire 85
19Sucker PunchDark 70 100
21ToxicPoison 90
26Shadow BallGhost 80 100
28Dark PulseDark 80 100
33Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gastly is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Gastly sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Gastly  sprite from Red & Blue Gastly  sprite from Silver Gastly  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gastly  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gastly  sprite from Black & White Gastly  sprite from X & Y Gastly  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Gastly  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Gastly Shiny sprite from Silver Gastly Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Gastly Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Gastly Shiny sprite from Black & White Gastly Shiny sprite from X & Y Gastly Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Gastly

Red
Blue
Yellow
Pokémon Tower
Gold
Silver
Sprout Tower, Tin Tower
Crystal Route 31, 32, 36, Sprout Tower, Tin Tower
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Lost Cave, Pokémon Tower
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Route 209, Lost Tower, Old Chateau
Platinum Eterna Forest, Lost Tower, Old Chateau, Turnback Cave
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Bell Tower, Sprout Tower
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Breed Haunter/Gengar
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Hau'oli Cemetery, Memorial Hill, Poké Pelago
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 1, Hau'oli Cemetery, Memorial Hill
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Pokémon Tower
Sword
Shield
Giant's Seat, Hammerlocke Hills, North Lake Miloch, Watchtower Ruins

Other languages

English Gastly
Japanese ゴース (Ghos)
German Nebulak
French Fantominus

Name origin

gas
air-like fluid substance
ghastly
horrifying