Gengar - Generation 1 learnset

Below are all the moves that Gengar can learn in Generation 1, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Red
  • Pokémon Blue
  • Pokémon Yellow

Note: The move categories shown here are based on the move's type, as was the mechanic in Generations 1-3. The moves' detail pages may show a different category for Generation 4+.

Moves learnt by level up

Gengar learns the following moves in Pokémon Red & Blue at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1LickGhost 30 100
1Night ShadeGhost 100
29HypnosisPsychic 60
38Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Red & Blue:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Red & Blue:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Mega PunchNormal 80 85
5Mega KickNormal 120 75
6ToxicPoison 90
8Body SlamNormal 85 100
9Take DownNormal 90 85
10Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17SubmissionFighting 80 80
18CounterFighting 100
19Seismic TossFighting 100
20RageNormal 20 100
21Mega DrainGrass 40 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
31MimicNormal
32Double TeamNormal
34BideNormal
35MetronomeNormal
36Self-DestructNormal 200 100
40Skull BashNormal 130 100
42Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
44RestPsychic
46PsywavePsychic 80
47ExplosionNormal 250 100
50SubstituteNormal

Moves learnt by level up

Gengar learns the following moves in Pokémon Yellow at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1LickGhost 30 100
1Night ShadeGhost 100
29HypnosisPsychic 60
38Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Yellow:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Yellow:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Mega PunchNormal 80 85
5Mega KickNormal 120 75
6ToxicPoison 90
8Body SlamNormal 85 100
9Take DownNormal 90 85
10Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17SubmissionFighting 80 80
18CounterFighting 100
19Seismic TossFighting 100
20RageNormal 20 100
21Mega DrainGrass 40 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
31MimicNormal
32Double TeamNormal
34BideNormal
35MetronomeNormal
36Self-DestructNormal 200 100
40Skull BashNormal 130 100
42Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
44RestPsychic
46PsywavePsychic 80
47ExplosionNormal 250 100
50SubstituteNormal