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|backcolor = {{Water}}
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|name=Staryu
|name = '''Staryu'''
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|jname=ヒトデマン Hitodeman
|jname = (ヒトデマン ''Hitodeman'')
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|ndex=120
|image = 120Staryu.png
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|ndexprev=Seaking
|ndex = 120
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|ndexnext=Starmie
|evofrom = None
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|dexkanto=120
|evointo = [[Starmie]]
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|dexjohto={{tt|167|Gold, Silver & Crystal}}/{{tt|169|HeartGold & SoulSilver}}
|gen = [[Generation I]]
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|dexhoenn={{tt|143|Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald}}/{{tt|148|Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire}}
|pronun = <math>STAR-yuu</math>
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|dexunova={{tt|238|Only in Black 2 & White 2}}
|hp = 30
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|dexcekalos=034
|atk = 45
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|evointo=Starmie
|def = 55
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|gen=Generation I
|satk = 70
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|species=Star Shape Pokémon
|sdef = 55
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|egg1=Water 3
|spd = 85
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|body=05
|total = 340
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|type=Water
|species = Star Shape Pokémon
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|imheight=2'07"
|type = {{Type|Water}}
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|metheight=0.8 m
|height = <span class="explain" title="0.8 m">2'07"</span>
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|imweight=76.1 lbs.
|weight = <span class="explain" title="34.5kg">76.1 lbs</span>
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|metweight=34.5 kg
|ability = [[Illuminate]]<br>[[Natural Cure]]<br>[[Analytic]] ([[Dream World]])
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|ability=[[Illuminate]]<br />[[Natural Cure]]
|color = <span style="color:gold;">'''Gold'''</span>
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|dw=Analytic
|gender = Genderless
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|color=Yellow
}}'''Staryu''' (Japanese: '''ヒトデマン''' ''Hitodeman'') is a gold, starfish-like {{type|Water}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]]. It fires [[Water Gun]] from the top point of its body, and can release [[Swift]] from the jewel at its center. It evolves into [[Starmie]] with the use of a [[Evolution Stones#Water Stone|Water Stone]]. In the anime, [[Misty's Staryu]] has a cry which sounds like a ''ha!'' Staryu's core shines in a rainbow of seven colors, some people value this core as a type of jewellery.
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|evo=[[File:120.png]][[File:121.png|link=Starmie]]}}
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'''Staryu''' (Japanese: '''ヒトデマン''' ''Hitodeman'') is a {{type|Water}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
 
Staryu is a Star Shape Pokémon. It is star shaped, as its name suggests. Its "arms" are brown. It seems to have some kind of crystal or gem for a core. the core is surrounded by a yellow or gold "barrier."
 
Staryu is a Star Shape Pokémon. It is star shaped, as its name suggests. Its "arms" are brown. It seems to have some kind of crystal or gem for a core. the core is surrounded by a yellow or gold "barrier."
   
==Special abilities==
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===Special abilities===
 
Staryu can have the ability [[Illuminate]] or the ability [[Natural Cure]]. Illuminate causes wild Pokémon to be encountered more frequently when Staryu is in the top of the party. Natural Cure cures Staryu of any status effects when switched out. It can emit radio waves. It has the unique ability to regenerate its body if it is torn. As long as the core remains, it can regenerate. In rare instances, two separate Staryu can be created.
 
Staryu can have the ability [[Illuminate]] or the ability [[Natural Cure]]. Illuminate causes wild Pokémon to be encountered more frequently when Staryu is in the top of the party. Natural Cure cures Staryu of any status effects when switched out. It can emit radio waves. It has the unique ability to regenerate its body if it is torn. As long as the core remains, it can regenerate. In rare instances, two separate Staryu can be created.
 
==In the anime==
 
{{Main|Misty's Staryu}}[[Misty]] owns a [[Misty's Staryu|Staryu]]. She used it very frequently in matches.
 
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
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==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
{{Game Locations|
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{{Game Locations
backcolor={{Water}}|
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|type={{Water}}
pokemon=Staryu|
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|redblue=[[Seafoam Islands]], Routes 19, 20 and 21, [[Cinnabar Island]] and [[Seafoam Islands]] with [[Super Rod]]
redblue=[[Seafoam Islands]], Routes 19, 20 and 21, [[Cinnabar Island]] and [[Seafoam Islands]] with [[Super Rod]]|
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|rbrarity=Uncommon
rbrarity=Uncommon|
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|yellow=Seafoam Islands ([[surf]]ing), Routes 19, 20 and 21, [[Pallet Town]], [[Cinnabar Island]] and [[Seafoam Islands]] with [[Super Rod]]
yellow=Seafoam Islands ([[surf]]ing), Routes 19, 20 and 21, [[Pallet Town]], [[Cinnabar Island]] and [[Seafoam Islands]] with [[Super Rod]]|
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|yrarity=Common
yrarity=Common|
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|goldsilver=Routes 19, 34 and 40, [[Olivine City]], [[Cianwood City]], [[Union Cave]], [[Cerulean City]], [[Cherrygrove City]]
goldsilver=Routes 19, 34 and 40, [[Olivine City]], [[Cianwood City]], [[Union Cave]], [[Cerulean City]], [[Cherrygrove City]]|
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|gsrarity=Rare
gsrarity=Rare|
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|crystal=Routes 19, 34 and 40, [[Olivine City]], [[Cianwood City]], [[Union Cave]], [[Cherrygrove City]]
crystal=Routes 19, 34 and 40, [[Olivine City]], [[Cianwood City]], [[Union Cave]], [[Cherrygrove City]]|
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|crarity=Rare
crarity=Rare|
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|rubysapphire=[[Lilycove City]] [[Super Rod]]
rubysapphire=[[Lilycove City]] [[Super Rod]]|
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|rsrarity=Common
rsrarity=Common|
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|emerald=[[Lilycove City]] [[Super Rod]]
emerald=[[Lilycove City]] [[Super Rod]]|
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|erarity=Common
erarity=Common|
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|fireredleafgreen=[[Pallet Town]], [[Vermilion City]], [[One Island]], [[Five Island]] (<span style="color:green;">Leafgreen Only</span>)
fireredleafgreen=[[Pallet Town]], [[Vermilion City]], [[One Island]], [[Five Island]] (<span style="color:green;">Leafgreen Only</span>)|
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|frlgrarity=Common
frlgrarity=Common|
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|diamondpearl=[[Sunyshore City]], [[Canalave City]] [[Super Rod]]
diamondpearl=[[Sunyshore City]], [[Canalave City]] [[Super Rod]]|
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|dprarity=Rare
dprarity=Rare|
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|platinum=[[Sunyshore City]], [[Canalave City]], Route 223 [[Super Rod]]
platinum=[[Sunyshore City]], [[Canalave City]], Route 223 [[Super Rod]]|
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|ptrarity=Rare
ptrarity=Rare|
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|heartgoldsoulsilver=Routes 34, 40 and 47, [[Olivine City]], [[Cianwood City]], [[Union Cave]], [[Cherrygrove City]]
heartgoldsoulsilver=Routes 34, 40 and 47, [[Olivine City]], [[Cianwood City]], [[Union Cave]], [[Cherrygrove City]]|
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|hgssrarity=Rare
hgssrarity=Rare|
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|blackwhite=[[Unova Route 13|Route 13]]
blackwhite=[[Unova Route 13|Route 13]]|
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|bwrarity=Uncommon
bwrarity=Uncommon
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|xy=[[Kalos Route 8|Route 8]] ([[Good Rod]], X only)
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|xyrarity=Common
 
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}}
   
 
===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
backcolor={{Water}}|
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|type={{Water}}
name=Staryu|
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|gen=I
redblue=An enigmatic Pokémon that can regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.|
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|redblue=An enigmatic Pokémon that can regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
yellow=As long as the center section is unharmed, It can grow back fully even if it is chopped to bits.|
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|yellow=As long as the center section is unharmed, It can grow back fully even if it is chopped to bits.
gold=At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.|
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|gold=At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
silver=Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.|
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|silver=Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
crystal=When the stars twinkle at night, it floats up from the sea floor, and its body's center core flickers.|
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|crystal=When the stars twinkle at night, it floats up from the sea floor, and its body's center core flickers.
ruby=Staryu's center section has an organ called the core that shines bright red. If you go to a beach toward the end of summer, the glowing cores of these Pokémon look like the stars in the sky.|
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|ruby=Staryu's center section has an organ called the core that shines bright red. If you go to a beach toward the end of summer, the glowing cores of these Pokémon look like the stars in the sky.
sapphire=Staryu apparently communicates with the stars in the night sky by flashing the red core at the center of its body. If parts of its body are torn, this Pokémon simply regenerates the missing pieces and limbs.|
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|sapphire=Staryu apparently communicates with the stars in the night sky by flashing the red core at the center of its body. If parts of its body are torn, this Pokémon simply regenerates the missing pieces and limbs.
emerald=It gathers with others in the night and makes its red core glow on and off with the twinkling stars. It can regenerate limbs if they are severed from its body.|
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|emerald=It gathers with others in the night and makes its red core glow on and off with the twinkling stars. It can regenerate limbs if they are severed from its body.
firered=It is constantly wrecked by a headache. When the headache turns intense, it begins using mysterious powers.|
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|firered=It appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.
leafgreen=An enigmatic Pokémon that can regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.|
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|leafgreen=An enigmatic Pokémon that can regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
diamond=If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.|
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|diamond=If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
pearl=If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.|
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|pearl=If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
platinum=If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.|
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|platinum=If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
heartgold=At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.|
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|heartgold=At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
soulsilver=Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.|
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|soulsilver=Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
black=If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.|
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|black=If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
white=If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.|
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|white=If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
black 2=If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.|
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|black 2=If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
white 2=If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.|
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|white 2=If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
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|x=Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
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|y=It appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.}}
   
==Origins==
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===Sprites===
===Name origins===
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{{GenIPokéSprites
Staryu's design seems to be based on a {{WP|Starfish}}.
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|type={{Water}}
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|border={{Water}}
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|}}
   
===Etymology===
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==Appearances==
Staryu's name is derived from the words ''star'' and ''yu'', which may be a misspelling of the word "you".
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===Anime===
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{{Main|Misty's Staryu}}[[Misty]] owns a [[Misty's Staryu|Staryu]]. She used it very frequently in matches.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Staryu shares the same [[List of Pokémon by species|species]] with [[Cleffa]], they're both known as the Star Shape Pokémon.
 
*Staryu shares the same [[List of Pokémon by species|species]] with [[Cleffa]], they're both known as the Star Shape Pokémon.
*Staryu is a parallel to Shellder. they are both water-type Pokemon, who evolve and gain a secondary type among evolution. They also both evolve with a water stone. Staryu is exclusive to FireRed, while Shellder is exclusive to LeafGreen.
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===Name origins===
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Staryu's design seems to be based on a [[wikipedia:Starfish|Starfish]].
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===Etymology===
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Staryu's name is derived from the words ''star'' and ''yu'', which may be a misspelling of the word "you".
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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120Staryu_OS_anime.png
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120Staryu_AG_anime.png
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120Staryu_Dream.png
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120Staryu_Pokemon_Stadium.png
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120Staryu_Pokémon_Colosseum.jpg
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</gallery>
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{{References|staryu|120}}
{{Family|[[File:120.png]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:121.png|link=Starmie]]}}
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Latest revision as of 23:18, December 18, 2014

Type(s)
Type Water  
Species Star Shape Pokémon
Abilities Illuminate
Natural Cure
Analytic (DW)
Pokédex
Seaking ← 120 → Starmie
Kanto 120 Johto 167/169
Hoenn 143/148 Sinnoh N/A
Unova 238 Central Kalos 034
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Starmie
Staryu
120
ヒトデマン Hitodeman
120Staryu
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
120121
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
76.1 lbs. 34.5 kg 2'07" 0.8 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Yellow Water 3
Body Style Footprint
Body05
F120
Cry

Staryu (Japanese: ヒトデマン Hitodeman) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Staryu is a Star Shape Pokémon. It is star shaped, as its name suggests. Its "arms" are brown. It seems to have some kind of crystal or gem for a core. the core is surrounded by a yellow or gold "barrier."

Special abilitiesEdit

Staryu can have the ability Illuminate or the ability Natural Cure. Illuminate causes wild Pokémon to be encountered more frequently when Staryu is in the top of the party. Natural Cure cures Staryu of any status effects when switched out. It can emit radio waves. It has the unique ability to regenerate its body if it is torn. As long as the core remains, it can regenerate. In rare instances, two separate Staryu can be created.

EvolutionEdit

Staryu evolves into Starmie by use of a Water Stone.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Staryu Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Seafoam Islands, Routes 19, 20 and 21, Cinnabar Island and Seafoam Islands with Super Rod Uncommon
Yellow Seafoam Islands (surfing), Routes 19, 20 and 21, Pallet Town, Cinnabar Island and Seafoam Islands with Super Rod Common
Gold/Silver Routes 19, 34 and 40, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave, Cerulean City, Cherrygrove City Rare
Crystal Routes 19, 34 and 40, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave, Cherrygrove City Rare
Ruby/Sapphire Lilycove City Super Rod Common
Emerald Lilycove City Super Rod Common
FireRed/LeafGreen Pallet Town, Vermilion City, One Island, Five Island (Leafgreen Only) Common
Diamond/Pearl Sunyshore City, Canalave City Super Rod Rare
Platinum Sunyshore City, Canalave City, Route 223 Super Rod Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Routes 34, 40 and 47, Olivine City, Cianwood City, Union Cave, Cherrygrove City Rare
Black/White Route 13 Uncommon
X/Y Route 8 (Good Rod, X only) Common


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
An enigmatic Pokémon that can regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
Yellow
As long as the center section is unharmed, It can grow back fully even if it is chopped to bits.
Gold
At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
Silver
Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
Crystal
When the stars twinkle at night, it floats up from the sea floor, and its body's center core flickers.
Ruby
Staryu's center section has an organ called the core that shines bright red. If you go to a beach toward the end of summer, the glowing cores of these Pokémon look like the stars in the sky.
Sapphire
Staryu apparently communicates with the stars in the night sky by flashing the red core at the center of its body. If parts of its body are torn, this Pokémon simply regenerates the missing pieces and limbs.
Emerald
It gathers with others in the night and makes its red core glow on and off with the twinkling stars. It can regenerate limbs if they are severed from its body.
FireRed
It appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.
LeafGreen
An enigmatic Pokémon that can regenerate any appendage it loses in battle.
Diamond
If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
Pearl
If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
Platinum
If its body is torn, it can grow back of the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
HeartGold
At night, the center of its body slowly flickers with the same rhythm as a human heartbeat.
SoulSilver
Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
Black
If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
White
If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
Black 2
If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
White 2
If its body is torn, it can grow back if the red core remains. The core flashes at midnight.
X
Even if its body is torn, it can regenerate as long as the glowing central core remains intact.
Y
It appears in large numbers by seashores. At night, its central core flashes with a red light.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


SpritesEdit

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
Gold Silver Crystal Back
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back

AppearancesEdit

AnimeEdit

Main article: Misty's Staryu

Misty owns a Staryu. She used it very frequently in matches.

TriviaEdit

  • Staryu shares the same species with Cleffa, they're both known as the Star Shape Pokémon.

Name originsEdit

Staryu's design seems to be based on a Starfish.

EtymologyEdit

Staryu's name is derived from the words star and yu, which may be a misspelling of the word "you".

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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