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Haunter
Haunter
National Pokédex
Gastly - Haunter (#093) - Gengar
Ability Levitate
Series Pokémon series
First appearance Pokémon Red and Green
Created by Game Freak
Designed by Ken Sugimori

Haunter(JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a dual-type Ghost/Poison Pokémon that made its first appearance in the first generation games Red and Blue.

Physiology and Behaviour

Appearances

Main Pokémon games

Other Pokémon games

Super Smash Bros. series

Trophy descriptions

In the anime

Origin and inspiration

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue Because of its ability to slip through block walls, it is said to be from another dimension.
Pokémon Yellow By licking, it saps the victim's life. It causes shaking that won't stop until the victim's demise.
Pokémon Stadium If you trip and fall for no apparent reason or hear a sound when no one is around, it may be a Haunter.
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold In total darkness, where nothing is visible, Haunter lurks, silently stalking its next victim.
Pokémon Silver Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
Pokémon Crystal It hides in the dark, planning to take the life of the next living thing that wanders close by.
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby 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.
Pokémon 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.
Pokémon 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.
Pokémon FireRed If you get the feeling of being watched in darkness when nobody is around, Haunter is there.
Pokémon LeafGreen Because of its ability to slip through block walls, it is said to be from another dimension.
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond It can slip through any obstacle. It lurks inside walls to keep an eye on its foes.
Pokémon Pearl It licks with its gaseous tongue to steal the victim's life force. It lurks in darkness for prey.
Pokémon Platinum It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
Pokémon HeartGold In total darkness, where nothing is visible, Haunter lurks, silently stalking its next victim.
Pokémon SoulSilver Its tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
Pokémon White It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
Pokémon Black 2 It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
Pokémon White 2 It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X If you get the feeling of being watched in darkness when nobody is around, Haunter is there.
Pokémon Y It licks with its gaseous tongue to steal the victim's life force. It lurks in darkness for prey.
Pokémon Omega Ruby 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.
Pokémon 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.
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun It strikes at humans from total darkness. Those licked by its cold tongue grow weaker with each passing day until they die.
Pokémon 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.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
First Pokémon generation
Pokémon Red and Blue
Pokémon Tower
Pokémon Yellow
Pokémon Tower
Second Pokémon generation
Pokémon Gold
Route 8 Night
Pokémon Silver
Route 8 Night
Pokémon Crystal
Route 8, Rock Tunnel Night
Third Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ruby
Trade
Pokémon FireRed
Pokémon Tower, Lost Cave
Pokémon LeafGreen
Pokémon Tower, Lost Cave
Fourth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Diamond
Turnback Cave
Trade Medicham in Snowpoint City*
Old Chateau (Any Gen III game)
Pokémon Pearl
Turnback Cave
Trade Medicham in Snowpoint City*
Old Chateau (Any Gen III game)
Pokémon Platinum
Old Chateau (Any Gen III game)
Pokémon HeartGold
Route 8, Safari ZoneNight
Pokémon SoulSilver
Route 8, Safari ZoneNight
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Trade
Pokémon White
Evolve Gastly
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Routes 14 and 19, Frost Cavern, Victory Road
Pokémon Y
Routes 14 and 19, Frost Cavern, Victory Road
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Thrifty Megamart
Pokémon Moon
Thrifty Megamart


Evolution

Gastly
Reach level 25.
Haunter
Trade.
Gengar
PKMN092 PKMN093 PKMN094

Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 45
Attack 50
Defense 45
Sp. Attack 115
Sp. Defense 55
Speed 95
Average 405

Moveset

Main article: Haunter/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Red Green
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Red Blue
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Yellow
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Gold
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Silver
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Crystal
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Ruby Sapphire
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Emerald
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Fire Leaf
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Diamond Pearl
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Platinum
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Heart Soul
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Black White
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Black 2 White 2
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X Y
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