Gourgeist

Gourgeist is a Ghost/Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Pumpkin Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 711
Type Ghost Grass
Species Pumpkin Pokémon
Height 0.9 m (2′11″)
Weight 12.5 kg (27.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
192 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 122
224 377
Sp. Atk 58
108 236
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 84
155 293
Total 494 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Gourgeist.

Pokédex data

National № 711
Type Ghost Grass
Species Pumpkin Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 9.5 kg (20.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
192 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 85
157 295
Defense 122
224 377
Sp. Atk 58
108 236
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 99
182 326
Total 494 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Gourgeist.

Pokédex data

National № 711
Type Ghost Grass
Species Pumpkin Pokémon
Height 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 14.0 kg (30.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
192 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 95
175 317
Defense 122
224 377
Sp. Atk 58
108 236
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 69
128 260
Total 494 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Gourgeist.

Pokédex data

National № 711
Type Ghost Grass
Species Pumpkin Pokémon
Height 1.7 m (5′07″)
Weight 39.0 kg (86.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
192 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 85
280 374
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 122
224 377
Sp. Atk 58
108 236
Sp. Def 75
139 273
Speed 54
101 227
Total 494 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Gourgeist.

Evolution chart

#710
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
Ghost · Grass
(Trade)
#711
Gourgeist
Average Size
Ghost · Grass

Gourgeist changes

Pokédex entries

Pumpkaboo

X
Omega Ruby
Singing in eerie voices, they wander town streets on the night of the new moon. Anyone who hears their song is cursed.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It enwraps its prey in its hairlike arms. It sings joyfully as it observes the suffering of its prey.

Average Size

Sword Eerie cries emanate from its body in the dead of night. The sounds are said to be the wails of spirits who are suffering in the afterlife.
Shield In the darkness of a new-moon night, Gourgeist will come knocking. Whoever answers the door will be swept off to the afterlife.

Small Size

Sword Small Gourgeist pretend to be children to fool adults. Anyone who falls for the act gets carried away to the hereafter.
Shield A small-sized Pumpkaboo evolves into a small-sized Gourgeist. Its bodily proportions also get passed on to its descendants.

Large Size

Sword Large Gourgeist put on the guise of adults, taking the hands of children to lead them to the afterlife.
Shield A large-sized Pumpkaboo evolves into a large-sized Gourgeist. Its bodily proportions also get passed on to its descendants.

Super Size

Sword Supersized Gourgeist aren’t picky. They will forcefully drag anyone off to the afterlife.
Shield A supersized Pumpkaboo evolves into a supersized Gourgeist. Its bodily proportions also get passed on to its descendants.

Moves learned by Gourgeist

Moves learnt by level up

Gourgeist learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
1MoonblastFairySpecial 95 100
1Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
1Trick-or-TreatGhostStatus 100
12Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
12Trick-or-TreatGhostStatus 100
16Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
20Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
24Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
24Trick-or-TreatGhostStatus 100
28Worry SeedGrassStatus 100
32Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
36Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
36Trick-or-TreatGhostStatus 100
40TrickPsychicStatus 100
44Pain SplitNormalStatus
48Phantom ForceGhostPhysical 90 100

Egg moves

Gourgeist learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gourgeist egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CurseGhostStatus
Destiny BondGhostStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

Gourgeist can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grassy GlideGrassPhysical 70 100
PoltergeistGhostPhysical 110 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Gourgeist is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Gourgeist is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
1Phantom ForceGhostPhysical 90 100
1Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
1TrickPsychicStatus 100
4Scary FaceNormalStatus 100
6Trick-or-TreatGhostStatus 100
11Worry SeedGrassStatus 100
16Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
20Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
23Trick-or-TreatGhostStatus 100
26Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
30Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
36Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
40Trick-or-TreatGhostStatus 100
42Pain SplitNormalStatus
48Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
57Phantom ForceGhostPhysical 90 100
63Trick-or-TreatGhostStatus 100
70ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100

Egg moves

Gourgeist learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Gourgeist egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BestowNormalStatus
CurseGhostStatus
Destiny BondGhostStatus
DisableNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychicStatus
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Magic CoatPsychicStatus
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Role PlayPsychicStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
Skill SwapPsychicStatus
SpiteGhostStatus 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
TelekinesisPsychicStatus
TrickPsychicStatus 100
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Gourgeist 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Gourgeist sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Gourgeist  sprite from X & Y Gourgeist  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Gourgeist Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Gourgeist

X
Y
Evolve Pumpkaboo (Average Size)
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Evolve Pumpkaboo (Average Size)

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Gourgeist
Japanese パンプジン (Pumpjin)
German Pumpdjinn
French Banshitrouye

Name origin

gourd
family to which pumpkins belong
poltergeist
a ghost