Gengar - Generation 2 learnset

Below are all the moves that Gengar can learn in Generation 2, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Gold
  • Pokémon Silver
  • Pokémon Crystal

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 Gold & Silver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1LickGhost 30 100
1SpiteGhost 100
8SpiteGhost 100
13Mean LookNormal
16CurseGhost
21Night ShadeGhost 100
31Confuse RayGhost 100
39Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
48Destiny BondGhost

Egg moves

Gengar learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Gold & Silver. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gengar egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HazeIce
Perish SongNormal
PsywavePsychic 80

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

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

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
2HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3CurseGhost
6ToxicPoison 90
7Zap CannonElectric 120 50
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
9Psych UpNormal
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13SnoreNormal 50 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33Ice PunchIce 75 100
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
41Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
42Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48Fire PunchFire 75 100
50NightmareGhost 100

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1LickGhost 30 100
1SpiteGhost 100
8SpiteGhost 100
13Mean LookNormal
16CurseGhost
21Night ShadeGhost 100
31Confuse RayGhost 100
39Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
48Destiny BondGhost

Egg moves

Gengar learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Crystal. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gengar egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
HazeIce
Perish SongNormal
PsywavePsychic 80

Move Tutor moves

Gengar can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Crystal from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ThunderboltElectric 90 100

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

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

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Crystal:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
2HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3CurseGhost
6ToxicPoison 90
7Zap CannonElectric 120 50
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
9Psych UpNormal
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13SnoreNormal 50 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
19Giga DrainGrass 75 100
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
33Ice PunchIce 75 100
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
41Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
42Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48Fire PunchFire 75 100
50NightmareGhost 100