Gengar - Generation 3 learnset

Below are all the moves that Gengar can learn in Generation 3, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Ruby
  • Pokémon Sapphire
  • Pokémon FireRed
  • Pokémon LeafGreen
  • Pokémon Emerald

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 Ruby & Sapphire at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1SpiteGhostStatus 100
8SpiteGhostStatus 100
13Mean LookNormalStatus
16CurseGhostStatus
21Night ShadeGhostPhysical 100
25Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60
31Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
39Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
48Destiny BondGhostStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
GrudgeGhostStatus
HazeIceStatus
Perish SongNormalStatus
PsywavePsychicSpecial 100
Will-O-WispFireStatus 85

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

Moves learnt by level up

Gengar learns the following moves in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1SpiteGhostStatus 100
8SpiteGhostStatus 100
13CurseGhostStatus
16Night ShadeGhostPhysical 100
21Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
25Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60
31Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
39Destiny BondGhostStatus
45Shadow BallGhostPhysical 80 100
53NightmareGhostStatus 100
64Mean LookNormalStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
GrudgeGhostStatus
HazeIceStatus
Perish SongNormalStatus
PsywavePsychicSpecial 100
Will-O-WispFireStatus 85

Move Tutor moves

Gengar can be taught these attacks in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85
MetronomeNormalStatus
MimicNormalStatus
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
SubstituteNormalStatus

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1SpiteGhostStatus 100
8SpiteGhostStatus 100
13Mean LookNormalStatus
16CurseGhostStatus
21Night ShadeGhostPhysical 100
25Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60
31Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
39Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
48Destiny BondGhostStatus

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
GrudgeGhostStatus
HazeIceStatus
Perish SongNormalStatus
PsywavePsychicSpecial 100
Will-O-WispFireStatus 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Emerald:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Emerald: