Starmie

Starmie is a Water/Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Mysterious Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 121
Type Water Psychic
Species Mysterious Pokémon
Height 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 176.4 lbs (80.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Illuminate
2. Natural Cure
Analytic (hidden ability)
Local № 121 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
168 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
144 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
121 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
170 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
239 (Black 2/White 2)
035 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
149 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
185 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
224 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 182
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 3
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 75
139 273
Defense 85
157 295
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 85
157 295
Speed 115
211 361
Total 520 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 Starmie.

Evolution chart

(use Water Stone)

Starmie changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Its central core glows with the seven colors of the rainbow. Some people value the core as a gem.
Yellow The center section is named the core. People think it is communicating when it glows in 7 colors.
Gold The center section of its body is called the core. It glows in a different color each time it is seen.
Silver Regardless of the environment it lives in, its body grows to form a symmetrical geometric shape.
Crystal It is said that it uses the seven-colored core of its body to send electric waves into outer space.
Ruby STARMIE’s center section - the core - glows brightly in seven colors. Because of its luminous nature, this POKéMON has been given the nickname “the gem of the sea.”
Sapphire STARMIE swims through water by spinning its star-shaped body as if it were a propeller on a ship. The core at the center of this POKéMON’s body glows in seven colors.
FireRed This POKéMON has a geometric body. Because of its body, the locals suspect that it is an alien creature.
LeafGreen Its central core glows with the seven colors of the rainbow. Some people value the core as a gem.
Emerald People in ancient times imagined that STARMIE were transformed from the reflections of stars that twinkled on gentle waves at night.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
At the center of its body is a red core, which sends mysterious radio signals into the night sky.
HeartGold The middle section of its body is called the core. It glows in a different color each time it is seen.
SoulSilver Regardless of the environment it lives in, its body grows to form a symmetrical geometric shape.
Black
White
At the center of its body is a red core, which sends mysterious radio signals into the night sky.
Black 2
White 2
Its core shines in many colors and sends radio signals into space to communicate with something.
X Its central core glows with the seven colors of the rainbow. Some people value the core as a gem.
Y At the center of its body is a red core, which sends mysterious radio signals into the night sky.
Omega Ruby Starmie’s center section—the core—glows brightly in seven colors. Because of its luminous nature, this Pokémon has been given the nickname “the gem of the sea.”
Alpha Sapphire Starmie swims through water by spinning its star-shaped body as if it were a propeller on a ship. The core at the center of this Pokémon’s body glows in seven colors.
Sun Its shining core is thought to receive and transmit enigmatic signals. It has been known to cause headaches in those who approach it.
Moon Its unusual body shape, reminiscent of abstract art, led local people to spread rumors that this Pokémon may be an invader from outer space.
Ultra Sun Its sparkling core is called “the gem of the sea.” This core can be made into high-priced accessories that are traded in secret.
Ultra Moon It rotates its geometrically shaped body to swim through the water. It always seems to be sending out mysterious radio waves.

Moves learned by Starmie

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hydro PumpWater 110 80
1Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
1RecoverNormal
1SpotlightNormal
1SwiftNormal 60
1Water GunWater 40 100
40Confuse RayGhost 100

Egg moves

Starmie does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ally SwitchPsychic
GravityPsychic
Icy WindIce 55 95
Magic CoatPsychic
Pain SplitNormal
RecycleNormal
Signal BeamBug 75 100
Skill SwapPsychic
SnoreNormal 50 100
TelekinesisPsychic
TrickPsychic 100
Water PulseWater 60 100
Wonder RoomPsychic

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Starmie. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BrineWater 65 100 Level up
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Level up
CamouflageNormal Level up
Cosmic PowerPsychic Level up
Gyro BallSteel 100 Level up
HardenNormal Level up
Light ScreenPsychic Level up
MinimizeNormal Level up
Power GemRock 80 100 Level up
PsychicPsychic 90 100 Level up
PsywavePsychic 80 Level up
Reflect TypeNormal Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
92Trick RoomPsychic
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Starmie 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
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
TeleportPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Tri AttackNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
AttractNormal 100 Generation 2 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Aurora BeamIce 65 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
BarrierPsychic Generation 2 — Breeding
SupersonicNormal 55 Generation 2 — Breeding
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hydro PumpWater 110 80
1Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
1RecoverNormal
1SpotlightNormal
1SwiftNormal 60
1Water GunWater 40 100
40Confuse RayGhost 100

Egg moves

Starmie does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Starmie. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BrineWater 65 100 Level up
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Level up
CamouflageNormal Level up
Cosmic PowerPsychic Level up
Gyro BallSteel 100 Level up
HardenNormal Level up
Light ScreenPsychic Level up
MinimizeNormal Level up
Power GemRock 80 100 Level up
PsychicPsychic 90 100 Level up
PsywavePsychic 80 Level up
Reflect TypeNormal Level up
TackleNormal 40 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
77Psych UpNormal
85Dream EaterPsychic 100 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
92Trick RoomPsychic
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
99Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Starmie 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
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
TeleportPsychic Generation 1 — TM
Tri AttackNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — TM
AttractNormal 100 Generation 2 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
NightmareGhost 100 Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Aurora BeamIce 65 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
BarrierPsychic Generation 2 — Breeding
SupersonicNormal 55 Generation 2 — Breeding
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragon 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Starmie sprites

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

Where to find Starmie

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Staryu
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Staryu
Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Staryu
FireRed Trade/migrate from another game
LeafGreen
Emerald
Evolve Staryu
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Staryu
Black
White
Route 13
Black 2
White 2
Route 13, Undella Town, Humilau City
X Route 8
Y Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Staryu
Sun
Moon
Route 7
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 7, Hano Beach

Other languages

English Starmie
Japanese スターミー (Starmie)
German Starmie
French Staross

Name origin

starfish
marine creature
me
opposite of you (from Staryu)