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How to Get Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Explore the massive open world of the Paldea region.

You can catch, train, and battle Pokemon in the region which has lakes, peaks, towns, and cities.

There are hundreds of Pokemon that you can get including Gengar.

Discover the world freely and cross land, water, and air by riding a legendary Pokeman called Koraidon in Scarlet and Miraidon in Violet.

You can choose between 3 starter Pokemons including Sprigatito, Fuecoco, or Quaxly.

Challenge Gyms in various locations and reach Champion Rank.

Defeat Titan Pokemon that contain rare ingredients on the Path of Legends.

Use the new Auto-Battle feature to battle Team Star to get to their boss.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to find, catch, or get Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet without trading online.

How to get Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

To get Gengar in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you need to first catch a Pincurchin.

After you’ve caught a Pincurchin, go to Levincia, talk to a lady there, and trade your Pincurchin with a Haunter.

When you’ve completed the trade, Haunter will automatically evolve into Gengar.

Here’s how to get Gengar without trading online:

  1. Catch a Pincurchin on various beaches (expand the first screenshot above).
  2. Go to Levincia and talk to a lady there.
  3. Trade your Pincurchin with a Haunter.

Haunter will automatically evolve in Gengar when the trade is completed.

Here’s what the lady will say, “I’ve heard rumors about Pokemon that evolve when they’re traded!”.

Further reading

How to Get Pawmi in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Get Nymble in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

How to Get Lechonk in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet


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