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Haunter
093
ゴースト Goosuto
093Haunter
Generation I
Evolutionary line
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Type(s)
Type Ghost  Type Poison
Species Gas Pokémon
Abilities Levitate
Pokédex
Gastly ← 093 → Gengar
Kanto 093 Johto 059
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh 070
Unova N/A Mountain Kalos 031
Evolves from Gastly
Evolves into Gengar
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
0.2 lbs. 0.1 kg 5'03" 1.6 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Purple Amorphous
Shape Footprint
Shape04
F093
Cry

Haunter (Japanese: ゴースト Goosuto) is a Ghost/Poison-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Gastly starting at level 25 and evolves into Gengar when traded.

Biology

Anatomy

Haunter is a purple, spiky, floating figure with triangular eyes, tiny pupils, fangs and disembodied, clawed hands.

Characteristics

Haunter can pass through solid walls. It is because of this that it is believed it is from another dimension. It can also sap away the life force of a target by licking them with its tongue.

Game data

Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red/Blue Pokemon Tower Uncommon
Yellow Pokemon Tower Rare
Gold/Silver Route 8 Common
Crystal Route 8, Rock Tunnel Common
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Lost Cave, Pokemon Tower Common
Diamond/Pearl Old Chateau (Any Gen III game inserted), Turnback Cave Rare
Platinum Old Chateau (Any Gen III game inserted) Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 8, Safari Zone Common
Black/White Evolve Gastly None
X/Y Route 14, Route 19, Frost Cavern, Victory Road Common
OR/AS Trade None


Pokédex entries

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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
It's tongue is made of gas. If licked, its victim starts shaking constantly until death eventually comes.
Black
It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
White
It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
Black 2
It likes to lurk in the dark and tap shoulders with a gaseous hand. Its touch causes endless shuddering.
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
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.
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.


Base stats

Base Stats
HP
45
Attack
50
Defense
45
Sp. Atk
115
Sp. Def
55
Speed
95
Total
405

Learnset

By leveling up

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart ♥♥♥
Lick 30 100% 30 Ghost Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
5 Spite 100% 10 Ghost Status Type Tough ♥♥
8 Mean Look —% 5 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
12 Curse —% 10 Ghost Status Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
15 Night Shade 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
19 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status Type Smart ♥♥ 0
22 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
25 Shadow Punch 60 100% 20 Ghost Physical Type Smart ♥♥ 0
28 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
33 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Smart ♥♥♥♥ 0
39 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Smart ♥♥ 0
44 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool ♥♥♥♥ 0
50 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Status Type Smart ♥♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
55 Hex 65 100% 10 Ghost Special Type Smart ♥♥
61 Nightmare 100% 15 Ghost Status Type Smart ♥♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status
Lick 30 100% 30 Ghost Physical
5 Spite 100% 10 Ghost Status
8 Mean Look —% 5 Normal Status
12 Curse —% 10 Ghost Status
15 Night Shade 100% 15 Ghost Special
19 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status
22 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical
25 Shadow Punch 60 100% 20 Ghost Physical
28 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
33 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special
39 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special
44 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special
50 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Status
55 Hex 65 100% 10 Ghost Special
61 Nightmare 100% 15 Ghost Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation IV
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart ♥♥
Lick 30 100% 30 Ghost Physical Type Tough 0
5 Spite 100% 10 Ghost Status Type Tough ♥♥
8 Mean Look —% 5 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
12 Curse —% 10 Ghost Status Type Tough 0
15 Night Shade 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Cool ♥♥♥
19 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Status Type Smart ♥♥
22 Sucker Punch 80 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Smart ♥♥
25 Shadow Punch 60 100% 20 Ghost Physical Type Smart ♥♥
28 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cool
33 Shadow Ball 80 100% 15 Ghost Special Type Smart ♥♥
39 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Special Type Smart
44 Dark Pulse 80 100% 15 Dark Special Type Cool ♥♥
50 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Status Type Smart 0
55 Nightmare 100% 15 Ghost Status Type Smart ♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation III
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic Type Smart ♥♥♥
Lick 30 100% 30 Ghost Type Tough ♥♥♥♥
8 Spite 100% 10 Ghost Type Tough ♥♥ 0
13 Mean Look —% 5 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
16 Curse —% 10 Ghost Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
21 Night Shade 100% 15 Ghost Type Smart ♥♥
25 Shadow Punch 60 100% 20 Ghost Type Smart ♥♥ 0
31 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
39 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic Type Smart ♥♥ ♥♥
48 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost Type Smart ♥♥♥♥
♥♥♥♥
0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation II
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
Lick 30 100% 30 Ghost
Spite 100% 10 Ghost
Mean Look —% 5 Normal
Curse —% 10 Ghost
Night Shade 100% 15 Ghost
Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic
31 Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost
39 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic
48 Destiny Bond —% 5 Ghost
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation I
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
Lick 30 100% 30 Ghost
Night Shade 100% 15 Ghost
Confuse Ray 100% 10 Ghost
29 Hypnosis 60% 20 Psychic
38 Dream Eater 100 100% 15 Psychic
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Haunter can learn, refer to Gastly.


By TM/HM

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By tutoring

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Side game data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R-018 PR Haunter Sprite Haunter Ghost SOA Psy Power 2 Psy Power 2 PA Ghost SofA Ghost
Capture Points* On Sight**
1400 Teleports towards and chases player.
Browser Entry
It attacks by spitting out orbs imbued with loathsome emotions.
* - This is the amount of points required to capture the Pokémon (excluding boss Pokémon).
** - This is the reaction of the Pokémon when players approach it.


Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 093 front Y 093 front GR 093 front
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 093 front S 093 front C 093 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 093 front E 093 front FRLG 093 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 093 front DP 093 front HGSS 093 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Haunter BW Haunter BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Haunter XY Haunter XY
Haunter Shiny XY Haunter Shiny XY
GO Back
Haunter-GO
Haunter-GO
Sun Moon Back

Appearances

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In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Golden Boys

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