Gengar Raid Guide

Gengar Raid guide

Ghost  /  Poison

Gengar is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 21207. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Gengar in the raid. Gengar is vulnerable to Ghost, Dark type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Yveltal, Darkrai, Hydreigon, Weavile, Bisharp.

Gengar can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1958 - 2055 CP during Cloudy and Fog weather conditions.
  • 1566 - 1644 CP during other weather conditions.

Gengar is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was November 1, 2022. Shiny Gengar is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Gengar raids will be boosted during Cloudy and Fog weather conditions.

Ghost type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Ghost
Double damage to: Ghost
Half damage from: Poison
Half damage to: Dark
No damage from: Normal
No damage to: Normal

Gengar Raid Counters

  • Yveltal

    Yveltal is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Snarl   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Darkrai

    Darkrai is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Feint Attack   Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Hydreigon

    Hydreigon is a Dark, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Bite   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Weavile

    Weavile is a Dark, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Bisharp

    Bisharp is a Dark, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Honchkrow

    Honchkrow is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Houndoom

    Houndoom is a Dark, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Crunch   Foul Play   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Zoroark

    Zoroark is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   and fast moves: Shadow Claw   Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Absol

    Absol is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Payback   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Malamar

    Malamar is a Dark, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   which is effective against Gengar.

  • Mandibuzz

    Mandibuzz is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Foul Play   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Scrafty

    Scrafty is a Dark, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Umbreon

    Umbreon is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Sneasel

    Sneasel is a Dark, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Mightyena

    Mightyena is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Crunch   and fast moves: Bite   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Zweilous

    Zweilous is a Dark, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Bite   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Liepard

    Liepard is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Payback   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Murkrow

    Murkrow is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Pawniard

    Pawniard is a Dark, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Night Slash   which is effective against Gengar.

  • Sableye

    Sableye is a Dark, Ghost type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   Shadow Sneak   and fast moves: Feint Attack   Shadow Claw   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Scraggy

    Scraggy is a Dark, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Vullaby

    Vullaby is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Houndour

    Houndour is a Dark, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Crunch   Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Feint Attack   which are effective against Gengar.

  • Zorua

    Zorua is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   which are effective against Gengar.

Gengar Mega counters

Mega Absol, Mega Banette, Mega Gengar, Mega Gyarados, Mega Houndoom, Mega Sableye, Mega Sharpedo are best Mega counters to battle with Gengar if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Gengar shadow counters

Calyrex - Shadow Rider, Shadow Absol, Shadow Alolan Raticate, Shadow Alolan Rattata, Shadow Banette, Shadow Cacturne, Shadow Carvanha, Shadow Drapion, Shadow Dusclops, Shadow Dusknoir, Shadow Duskull, Shadow Honchkrow, Shadow Houndoom, Shadow Houndour, Shadow Mightyena, Shadow Misdreavus, Shadow Mismagius, Shadow Murkrow, Shadow Nuzleaf, Shadow Poochyena, Shadow Sableye, Shadow Sharpedo, Shadow Shiftry, Shadow Shuppet, Shadow Skuntank, Shadow Sneasel, Shadow Stunky, Shadow Tyranitar, Shadow Weavile are best Shadow counters to battle with Gengar.

Past Gengar events

Mega Gengar Raids: Oct 1, 2021 10 AM - Oct 22, 2021 10 AM

Past Gengar events

Mega Gengar Raids: Oct 1, 2021 10 AM - Oct 22, 2021 10 AM

Gengar moves set

Gengar will use below moves during the battle.

Focus Blast Charged Fighting 40.0
Hex Fast Ghost 8.3
Shadow Ball Charged Ghost 33.3
Shadow Claw Fast Ghost 12.9
Sludge Bomb Charged Poison 34.8
Sucker Punch Fast Dark 10.0

Gengar raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Gengar moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Gengar.

Cloudy Boosts Focus Blast
Boosts Sludge Bomb
Great for battle
Fog Boosts Hex
Boosts Shadow Ball
Boosts Shadow Claw
Boosts Sucker Punch
Hex is bad for Dark type Pokemon
Shadow Ball is bad for Dark type Pokemon
Shadow Claw is bad for Dark type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Gengar stats

Attack: 201
Defence: 119
HP: 3600
Max CP (level 50): 3032
Max HP (level 50): 115

Shiny Gengar

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Gengar if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Gengar can be around 1%.

Raid events