Gengar - Generation 5 learnset

Below are all the moves that Gengar can learn in Generation 5, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Black
  • Pokémon White
  • Pokémon Black 2
  • Pokémon White 2

Moves learnt by level up

Gengar learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1LickGhost 30 100
1SpiteGhost 100
5SpiteGhost 100
8Mean LookNormal
12CurseGhost
15Night ShadeGhost 100
19Confuse RayGhost 100
22Sucker PunchDark 70 100
25Shadow PunchGhost 60
28PaybackDark 50 100
33Shadow BallGhost 80 100
39Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
44Dark PulseDark 80 100
50Destiny BondGhost
55HexGhost 65 100
61NightmareGhost 100

Egg moves

Gengar learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black & White. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gengar 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
Scary FaceNormal 100
SmogPoison 30 70
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

Transfer-only moves

Gengar can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Black & White.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFighting 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Gengar learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1LickGhost 30 100
1SpiteGhost 100
5SpiteGhost 100
8Mean LookNormal
12CurseGhost
15Night ShadeGhost 100
19Confuse RayGhost 100
22Sucker PunchDark 70 100
25Shadow PunchGhost 60
28PaybackDark 50 100
33Shadow BallGhost 80 100
39Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
44Dark PulseDark 80 100
50Destiny BondGhost
55HexGhost 65 100
61NightmareGhost 100

Egg moves

Gengar learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gengar 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
Scary FaceNormal 100
SmogPoison 30 70
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Move Tutor moves

Gengar can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dark PulseDark 80 100
Drain PunchFighting 75 100
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
Role PlayPsychic
Skill SwapPsychic
Sleep TalkNormal
SnatchDark
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
TrickPsychic 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Wonder RoomPsychic

Moves learnt by HM

Gengar is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

Transfer-only moves

Gengar can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Black 2 & White 2.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFighting 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhost 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor