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 2′11″ (0.9 m)
Weight 27.6 lbs (12.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 20.9 lbs (9.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 30.9 lbs (14.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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 5′07″ (1.7 m)
Weight 86.0 lbs (39.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Pickup
2. Frisk
Insomnia (hidden ability)
Local № 064 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Amorphous
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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

Pokédex entries

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.

Moves learned by Gourgeist

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.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1ExplosionNormal 250 100
1Phantom ForceGhost 90 100
1Scary FaceNormal 100
1TrickPsychic 100
4Scary FaceNormal 100
6Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
11Worry SeedGrass 100
16Razor LeafGrass 55 95
20Leech SeedGrass 90
23Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
26Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
30Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
36Shadow BallGhost 80 100
40Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
42Pain SplitNormal
48Seed BombGrass 80 100
57Phantom ForceGhost 90 100
63Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
70ExplosionNormal 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.
BestowNormal
CurseGhost
Destiny BondGhost
DisableNormal 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 SwitchPsychic
Foul PlayDark 95 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Magic CoatPsychic
Pain SplitNormal
Role PlayPsychic
Seed BombGrass 80 100
Skill SwapPsychic
SpiteGhost 100
SynthesisGrass
TelekinesisPsychic
TrickPsychic 100
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
96Nature PowerNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhost 30 100
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1ExplosionNormal 250 100
1Phantom ForceGhost 90 100
1Scary FaceNormal 100
1TrickPsychic 100
4Scary FaceNormal 100
6Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
11Worry SeedGrass 100
16Razor LeafGrass 55 95
20Leech SeedGrass 90
23Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
26Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
30Shadow SneakGhost 40 100
36Shadow BallGhost 80 100
40Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
42Pain SplitNormal
48Seed BombGrass 80 100
57Phantom ForceGhost 90 100
63Trick-or-TreatGhost 100
70ExplosionNormal 250 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BestowNormal
Destiny BondGhost
DisableNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
57Charge BeamElectric 50 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
92Trick RoomPsychic
96Nature PowerNormal
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Gourgeist sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Gourgeist  sprite from X & Y
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

Other languages

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

Name origin

gourd
family to which pumpkins belong
poltergeist
a ghost