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)
069 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
136 (Legends: Arceus)
068 (Scarlet/Violet)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (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.
Brilliant Diamond This Pokémon’s body is 95 percent made up of gases. The Pokémon can be blown away by strong gusts of wind.
Shining Pearl It’s a Pokémon born from poison gases. It defeats even the largest foes by enveloping them in gas.
Legends: Arceus Gaseous and completely impalpable. Also highly dangerous— inhaling part of its poisonous body will cause one to faint instantly.
Scarlet It wraps its opponent in its gas-like body, slowly weakening its prey by poisoning it through the skin.
Violet Its body is made of gas. Despite lacking substance, it can envelop an opponent of any size and cause suffocation.

Moves learned by Gastly

Moves learnt by level up

Gastly learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
4HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
8Mean LookNormalStatus
12PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
16SpiteGhostStatus 100
20CurseGhostStatus
24HexGhostSpecial 65 100
28Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
32Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
36Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
40Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
44Destiny BondGhostStatus
48Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100

Egg moves

Gastly learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gastly gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
DisableNormalStatus 100
HazeIceStatus
Perish SongNormalStatus
Reflect TypeNormalStatus
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
ToxicPoisonStatus 90

Moves learnt by TM

Gastly is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

Gastly learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
6Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
11HexGhostSpecial 65 100
18VenoshockPoisonSpecial 65 100
25HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
34Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
43Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100

Move Tutor moves

Gastly can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Gastly sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
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

Other languages

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

Name origin

gas
air-like fluid substance
ghastly
horrifying