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.
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1SpiteGhostStatus 100
5SpiteGhostStatus 100
8Mean LookNormalStatus
12CurseGhostStatus
15Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
19Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
22Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
25Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60
28PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
39Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
44Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
50Destiny BondGhostStatus
55HexGhostSpecial 65 100
61NightmareGhostStatus 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.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
DisableNormalStatus 100
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
GrudgeGhostStatus
HazeIceStatus
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Perish SongNormalStatus
PsywavePsychicSpecial 100
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 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.
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1SpiteGhostStatus 100
5SpiteGhostStatus 100
8Mean LookNormalStatus
12CurseGhostStatus
15Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
19Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
22Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
25Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60
28PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
39Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
44Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
50Destiny BondGhostStatus
55HexGhostSpecial 65 100
61NightmareGhostStatus 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.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
DisableNormalStatus 100
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
GrudgeGhostStatus
HazeIceStatus
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Perish SongNormalStatus
PsywavePsychicSpecial 100
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 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 PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Role PlayPsychicStatus
Skill SwapPsychicStatus
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnatchDarkStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
TrickPsychicStatus 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor