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 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 80.0 kg (176.4 lbs)
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)
121 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
099 (The Isle of Armor)

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 (4,884–5,140 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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
The center section is named the core. People think it is communicating when it glows in seven colors.

Moves learned by Starmie

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BrineWater 65 100
1Confuse RayGhost 100
1Cosmic PowerPsychic
1HardenNormal
1Hydro PumpWater 110 80
1Light ScreenPsychic
1MinimizeNormal
1Power GemRock 80 100
1PsybeamPsychic 65 100
1PsychicPsychic 90 100
1Rapid SpinNormal 50 100
1RecoverNormal
1SurfWater 90 100
1SwiftNormal 60
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Water GunWater 40 100

Egg moves

Starmie does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Expanding ForcePsychic 80 100
Flip TurnWater 60 100
Meteor BeamRock 120 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HardenNormal
1PsywavePsychic 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Water GunWater 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Starmie sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Route 18, 19, 21
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

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)