Haunter

Haunter is a Ghost/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Gas Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 093
Type Ghost Poison
Species Gas Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 0.1 kg (0.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Levitate
Local № 093 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
059 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
093 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
070 (Diamond/Pearl)
070 (Platinum)
059 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
031 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
062 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
074 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
093 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
142 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 2 Special Attack
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 45
200 294
Attack 50
94 218
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 115
211 361
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 95
175 317
Total 405 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 Haunter.

Evolution chart

(Level 25) (Trade)

Haunter changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Because of its ability to slip through block walls, it is said to be from another dimension.
Yellow By licking, it saps the victim’s life. It causes shaking that won’t stop until the victim’s demise.
Gold In total darkness, where nothing is visible, HAUNTER lurks, silently stalking its next victim.
Silver Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
Crystal It hides in the dark, planning to take the life of the next living thing that wanders close by.
Ruby
Sapphire
HAUNTER is a dangerous POKéMON. If one beckons you while floating in darkness, you must never approach it. This POKéMON will try to lick you with its tongue and steal your life away.
FireRed If you get the feeling of being watched in darkness when nobody is around, HAUNTER is there.
LeafGreen Because of its ability to slip through block walls, it is said to be from another dimension.
Emerald If a HAUNTER beckons you while it is floating in darkness, don’t approach it. This POKéMON will try to lick you with its tongue and steal your life away.
Diamond It can slip through any obstacle. It lurks inside walls to keep an eye on its foes.
Pearl It licks with its gaseous tongue to steal the victim’s life force. It lurks in darkness for prey.
Platinum It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
HeartGold In total darkness, where nothing is visible, HAUNTER lurks, silently stalking its next victim.
SoulSilver Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
X If you get the feeling of being watched in darkness when nobody is around, Haunter is there.
Y It licks with its gaseous tongue to steal the victim’s life force. It lurks in darkness for prey.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Haunter is a dangerous Pokémon. If one beckons you while floating in darkness, you must never approach it. This Pokémon will try to lick you with its tongue and steal your life away.
Sun It strikes at humans from total darkness. Those licked by its cold tongue grow weaker with each passing day until they die.
Moon It fears the light and revels in the dark. It may be on the verge of extinction in cities that stay brightly lit at night.
Ultra Sun On moonless nights, Haunter searches for someone to curse, so it’s best not to go out walking around.
Ultra Moon It’s dangerous to go outside alone on nights when you’re feeling sad. Haunter will catch you, and you won’t be able to go back home.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
By licking, it saps the victim’s life. It causes shaking that won’t stop until the victim’s demise.
Sword Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
Shield If you get the feeling of being watched in darkness when nobody is around, Haunter is there.

Moves learned by Haunter

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1LickGhost 30 100
1Mean LookNormal
1Shadow PunchGhost 60
12PaybackDark 50 100
16SpiteGhost 100
20CurseGhost
24HexGhost 65 100
30Night ShadeGhost 100
36Sucker PunchDark 70 100
42Dark PulseDark 80 100
48Shadow BallGhost 80 100
54Destiny BondGhost
60Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Haunter learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Shadow PunchGhost 60

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhost 30 100
Clear SmogPoison 50
DisableNormal 100
GrudgeGhost
HazeIce
Perish SongNormal
Reflect TypeNormal
SmogPoison 30 70
ToxicPoison 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

Haunter 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 RayGhost 100
1HypnosisPsychic 60
1LickGhost 30 100
1SmogPoison 30 70
5Confuse RayGhost 100
7Poison GasPoison 90
12Night ShadeGhost 100
14Will-O-WispFire 85
19Sucker PunchDark 70 100
21ToxicPoison 90
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
36Dark PulseDark 80 100
45Dream EaterPsychic 100 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Haunter sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Haunter  sprite from Red & Blue Haunter  sprite from Silver Haunter  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Haunter  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Haunter  sprite from Black & White Haunter  sprite from X & Y Haunter  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Haunter  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Haunter Shiny sprite from Silver Haunter Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Haunter Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Haunter Shiny sprite from Black & White Haunter Shiny sprite from X & Y Haunter Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Haunter

Red
Blue
Yellow
Pokémon Tower
Gold
Silver
Route 8
Crystal Route 8, Rock Tunnel
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Lost Cave, Pokémon Tower
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Old Chateau, Snowpoint City, Turnback Cave
Platinum Snowpoint City, Turnback Cave
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 8
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Gastly
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 14, 19, Frost Cavern, Victory Road
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Thrifty Megamart
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Pokémon Tower
Sword
Shield
Route 8, Giant's Seat

Other languages

English Haunter
Japanese ゴースト (Ghost)
German Alpollo
French Spectrum

Name origin

haunter
a person who scares others