Gengar - Generation 7 learnset

Below are all the moves that Gengar can learn in Generation 7, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu
  • Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

Moves learnt by level up

Gengar learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60
1SpiteGhostStatus 100
5SpiteGhostStatus 100
8Mean LookNormalStatus
12CurseGhostStatus
15Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
19Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
22Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
28PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
39Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
44Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
50Destiny BondGhostStatus
55HexGhostSpecial 65 100
61NightmareGhostStatus 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Gengar learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60

Egg moves

Gengar learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. 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
Reflect TypeNormalStatus
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

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 Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
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
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Gengar learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60
1SpiteGhostStatus 100
5SpiteGhostStatus 100
8Mean LookNormalStatus
12CurseGhostStatus
15Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
19Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
22Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
28PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
39Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100
44Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
50Destiny BondGhostStatus
55HexGhostSpecial 65 100
61NightmareGhostStatus 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Gengar learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Shadow PunchGhostPhysical 60

Egg moves

Gengar learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. 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
Reflect TypeNormalStatus
Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100

Move Tutor moves

Gengar can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
Zap CannonElectricSpecial 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
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
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Gengar learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1DisableNormalStatus 100
1HazeIceStatus
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
5Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
7Poison GasPoisonStatus 90
12Night ShadeGhostSpecial 100
14Will-O-WispFireStatus 85
19Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
21ToxicPoisonStatus 90
30Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
36Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
45Dream EaterPsychicSpecial 100 100

Moves learnt by TM

Gengar is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee: