In Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Ghastly will evolve into Haunter at level 25, and Haunter will evolve into Gengar using the Linking Cord item. These Pokémon are all Poison and Ghost-type and have incredible special attack stats.

Haunter and Gengar are Poison and Ghost-type Pokémon. Most of their best moves will also fall under these typings. This is because when Pokémon use moves that match their typing, they will gain a S.T.A.B. (Same Type Attack Bonus) boost to the move’s damage. The best moves for these two Pokémon are Dark PulseShadow BallHex, and Venoshock.

Move NameMove TypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPP
Dark PulseDarkSpecial8010015
Shadow BallGhostSpecial12010015

Haunter and Gengar will learn the move, Dark Pulse, at level 34 (master at level 45), Shadow Ball at level 43 (master at level 54), Hex at level 11 (master at level 20), and Venoshock at level 18 (master at level 28).

How to use Haunter and Gengar best in battle

Haunter and Gengar are Poison and Ghost-type Pokémon. Players wanting to use these Pokémon most effectively will need to know which typings are a threat in battle.

Ghost-type Pokémon are vulnerable to Ghost and Dark-type moves. Ghost-type attacks are super effective against Ghost and Psychic-type Pokémon.

Poison-type moves are super effective against Grass and Fairy-type Pokémon. Poison-type Pokémon will take increased damage from Ground and Psychic-type moves.

Related: Where to find Gastly, Haunter, and Gengar in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Haunter’s base stats

  • Stat Total: 405
    • HP: 45
    • Attack: 50
    • Defense: 45
    • Special Attack: 115
    • Special Defense: 55
    • Speed: 95

Gengar’s base stats

  • Stat Total: 500
    • HP: 60
    • Attack: 65
    • Defense: 60
    • Special Attack: 130
    • Special Defense: 75
    • Speed: 110

Both Haunter and Gengar have a high special attack stat. Players using these Pokémon in battle should prioritize these special attacks over physical attacks to utilize Pokémon’s stats most effectively.

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