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 4′03″ (1.3 m)
Weight 0.2 lbs (0.1 kg)
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)

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.

Moves learned by Gastly

Moves learnt by level up

Gastly learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1LickGhost 30 100
5SpiteGhost 100
8Mean LookNormal
12CurseGhost
15Night ShadeGhost 100
19Confuse RayGhost 100
22Sucker PunchDark 70 100
26PaybackDark 50 100
29Shadow BallGhost 80 100
33Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
36Dark PulseDark 80 100
40Destiny BondGhost
43HexGhost 65 100
47NightmareGhost 100

Egg moves

Gastly learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. 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
Fire PunchFire 75 100
GrudgeGhost
HazeIce
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Perish SongNormal
PsywavePsychic 80
Reflect TypeNormal
Scary FaceNormal 100
SmogPoison 30 70
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Move Tutor moves

Gastly can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Knock OffDark 65 100
Pain SplitNormal
Skill SwapPsychic
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
TelekinesisPsychic
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TrickPsychic 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Wonder RoomPsychic

Moves learnt by TM

Gastly is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
61Will-O-WispFire 85
63EmbargoDark 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Gastly can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrass 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Self-DestructNormal 200 100 Generation 1 — TM
ThunderElectric 110 70 Generation 1 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

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:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
2TauntDark 100
5RestPsychic
7ProtectNormal
8SubstituteNormal
11Will-O-WispFire 85
12FacadeNormal 70 100
20Dark PulseDark 80 100
21Foul PlayDark 95 100
23Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
27ToxicPoison 90
31Fire PunchFire 75 100
32Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
35Ice PunchIce 75 100
36ThunderboltElectric 90 100
38ThunderElectric 110 70
40PsychicPsychic 90 100
42Self-DestructNormal 200 100
43Shadow BallGhost 80 100
52Sludge BombPoison 90 100
53Mega DrainGrass 40 100
59Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Gastly sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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
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

Other languages

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

Name origin

gas
air-like fluid substance
ghastly
horrifying