The highly anticipated Pokemon Scarlet and Violet games are finally out, and trainers everywhere are eagerly searching for new critters to catch. One of the most sought-after Pokemon in the games is Gengar, a Psychic/Ghost type whose mischief and abilities make it an incredibly powerful fighter. Trainers are curious about how to get Gengar in both Scarlet and Violet, so let’s take a closer look at each game’s unique method of obtaining it.
Catch Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet
Players looking for Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet can find it on Route 12. This route is filled with tall grass that players must navigate through in order to find the elusive Pokémon. The grass is home to other rare Pokémon, so trainers should be on the lookout for them as well. Once located, they can use their Pokéball to catch Gengar and add it to their team.
In addition to attempting to find a wild Gengar, players can also obtain one by evolving their Haunter. To do this, players will need a Link Cable or Trade Machine. After connecting two systems with either device, they will be able to trade their Haunter for another trainer’s Kadabra or Machop (the traded Pokemon’s level must match Haunter’s). Once the two Pokémon have been traded and Haunter has gained enough experience from battles, it will evolve into a powerful Grade-A Gengar.
Capture Gengar in Pokemon Violet
Getting a Gengar in Pokemon Violet requires more effort than just finding one on Route 12; however, dedicated trainers should not be deterred from attempting this task. To find a wild Gengar in this game, players must first obtain PokeRadar – an item that helps pinpoint hidden Pokémon on each