Mega Gengar's best moves in Pokémon GO

Moves
      #
      Fast Attack
      Charged Attack
      DPS
      TDO
      Score 🔽
      1.GhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 23.43591.545.0
      2.GhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 23.25586.944.6
      3.GhostLick *PoisonSludge Bomb 22.46567.043.1
      4.GhostShadow Claw PoisonSludge Bomb 22.42566.143.0
      5.GhostHex GhostShadow Ball 22.33563.742.9
      6.DarkSucker Punch GhostShadow Ball 21.86552.042.0
      7.GhostHex PoisonSludge Bomb 21.18534.840.7
      8.DarkSucker Punch PoisonSludge Bomb 20.73523.339.8
      9.GhostShadow Claw PsychicPsychic *20.28512.038.9
      10.GhostLick *PsychicPsychic *19.90502.438.2
      11.GhostShadow Claw FightingFocus Blast 19.81500.138.0
      12.GhostShadow Claw PoisonSludge Wave *19.81500.038.0
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      Mega Gengar's Fast Attacks Guide

      Moves

      Moves

      Mega Gengar has access to 4 Fast Attacks (Sucker Punch, Lick, Shadow Claw, and Hex), which cover Dark and Ghost-type attacks. When using Lick, Shadow Claw, and Hex you will benefit from STAB (Same-Type-Attack-Bonus), which increases the move damage by ×1.2.

      DarkSucker Punch7Damage8Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Sucker Punch
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GhostGhost
        • PsychicPsychic
      • 62.5%
        • FightingFighting
        • DarkDark
        • FairyFairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage7
      Energy8
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration0.7s
      Damage window0.3s - 0.7s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage5
      Energy7

      Effects
      Sucker Punch has no special effects.
      See Sucker Punch details page ↗
      GhostLick *5Damage6Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Lick
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GhostGhost
        • PsychicPsychic
      • 62.5%
        • DarkDark
      • 39.1%
        • NormalNormal
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage5
      Energy6
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration0.5s
      Damage window0.2s - 0.5s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage3
      Energy3

      Effects
      Lick has no special effects.
      See Lick details page ↗
      GhostShadow Claw9Damage6Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Shadow Claw
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GhostGhost
        • PsychicPsychic
      • 62.5%
        • DarkDark
      • 39.1%
        • NormalNormal
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage9
      Energy6
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration0.7s
      Damage window0.3s - 0.5s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage6
      Energy8

      Effects
      Shadow Claw has no special effects.
      See Shadow Claw details page ↗
      GhostHex10Damage16Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Hex
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GhostGhost
        • PsychicPsychic
      • 62.5%
        • DarkDark
      • 39.1%
        • NormalNormal
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage10
      Energy16
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration1.2s
      Damage window1.0s - 1.2s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage6
      Energy12

      Effects
      Hex has no special effects.
      See Hex details page ↗

      Tabular view

      Fast Move
      Raid Battles
      Trainer Battles
      Name 🔼
      PWR
      DPS
      ENG
      EPS
      CD
      PWR
      ENG
      DPT
      EPT
      CD
      108.331613.331.2s6122.004.002s
      510.00612.000.5s333.003.001s
      912.8668.570.7s683.004.001s
      710.00811.430.7s572.503.501s

      PWR stands for Power, DPS for damage per second, ENG for Energy generated per use, EPS for energy per second, CD for move duration, DPE for damage per energy point used. DPT and EPT stand for Damage and Energy per turn, and are only applicable in PvP.

      Mega Gengar's Fast Attacks Type Coverage

      NormalFightingFlyingPoisonGroundRockBugGhostSteelFireWaterGrassElectricPsychicIceDragonDarkFairy
      Dark×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6
      Ghost×0.4×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0

      Mega Gengar's Charge Attacks Guide

      Moves

      Moves

      Mega Gengar has access to 7 Charge Attacks (Dark Pulse, Shadow Punch, Shadow Ball, Sludge Bomb, Sludge Wave, Psychic, and Focus Blast), which cover Dark, Ghost, Poison, Psychic, and Fighting-type attacks. When using Shadow Punch, Shadow Ball, Sludge Bomb, and Sludge Wave you will benefit from STAB (Same-Type-Attack-Bonus), which increases the move damage by ×1.2.

      DarkDark Pulse *80Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Dark Pulse
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GhostGhost
        • PsychicPsychic
      • 62.5%
        • FightingFighting
        • DarkDark
        • FairyFairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage80
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration3.0s
      Damage window1.4s - 2.3s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage80
      Energy50

      Effects
      Dark Pulse has no special effects.
      See Dark Pulse details page ↗
      GhostShadow Punch *40Damage33Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Shadow Punch
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GhostGhost
        • PsychicPsychic
      • 62.5%
        • DarkDark
      • 39.1%
        • NormalNormal
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage40
      Energy33
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration1.7s
      Damage window1.3s - 1.5s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage40
      Energy35

      Effects
      Shadow Punch has no special effects.
      See Shadow Punch details page ↗
      GhostShadow Ball100Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Shadow Ball
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GhostGhost
        • PsychicPsychic
      • 62.5%
        • DarkDark
      • 39.1%
        • NormalNormal
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage100
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration3.0s
      Damage window2.4s - 2.8s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage100
      Energy55

      Effects
      Shadow Ball has no special effects.
      See Shadow Ball details page ↗
      PoisonSludge Bomb80Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Sludge Bomb
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GrassGrass
        • FairyFairy
      • 62.5%
        • PoisonPoison
        • GroundGround
        • RockRock
        • GhostGhost
      • 39.1%
        • SteelSteel
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage80
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • cloudyCloudy
      Duration2.3s
      Damage window1.1s - 2.1s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage80
      Energy50

      Effects
      Sludge Bomb has no special effects.
      See Sludge Bomb details page ↗
      PoisonSludge Wave *110Damage100Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Sludge Wave
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • GrassGrass
        • FairyFairy
      • 62.5%
        • PoisonPoison
        • GroundGround
        • RockRock
        • GhostGhost
      • 39.1%
        • SteelSteel
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage110
      Energy100
      Weather boost
      • cloudyCloudy
      Duration3.2s
      Damage window2.0s - 3.0s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage110
      Energy65

      Effects
      Sludge Wave has no special effects.
      See Sludge Wave details page ↗
      PsychicPsychic *90Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Psychic
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • FightingFighting
        • PoisonPoison
      • 62.5%
        • SteelSteel
        • PsychicPsychic
      • 39.1%
        • DarkDark
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage90
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • windyWindy
      Duration2.8s
      Damage window1.3s - 2.6s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage75
      Energy55

      Effects
      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic has a 10.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      See Psychic details page ↗
      FightingFocus Blast140Damage100Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Focus Blast
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • NormalNormal
        • RockRock
        • SteelSteel
        • IceIce
        • DarkDark
      • 62.5%
        • FlyingFlying
        • PoisonPoison
        • BugBug
        • PsychicPsychic
        • FairyFairy
      • 39.1%
        • GhostGhost
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage140
      Energy100
      Weather boost
      • cloudyCloudy
      Duration3.5s
      Damage window3.0s - 3.5s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage150
      Energy75

      Effects
      Focus Blast has no special effects.
      See Focus Blast details page ↗

      Tabular view

      Charge Move
      Raid Battles
      Trainer Battles
      Name 🔼
      PWR
      DPS
      ENG
      DPE
      CD
      PWR
      ENG
      DPE
      8026.67501.603.0s80501.60
      14040.001002.003.5s150752.00
      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic has a 10.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      9032.14501.362.8s75551.36
      10033.33501.823.0s100551.82
      4023.53331.141.7s40351.14
      8034.78501.602.3s80501.60
      11034.381001.693.2s110651.69

      PWR stands for Power, DPS for damage per second, ENG for Energy required, CD for move duration, DPE for damage per energy point used. DPT and EPT stand for Damage and Energy per turn, and are only applicable in PvP.

      Moves with Special Effects in PvP

      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic has a 10.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%

      Mega Gengar's Charge Attacks Type Coverage

      NormalFightingFlyingPoisonGroundRockBugGhostSteelFireWaterGrassElectricPsychicIceDragonDarkFairy
      Dark×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6
      Ghost×0.4×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0
      Poison×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×0.6×0.4×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6
      Psychic×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×0.4×1.0
      Fighting×1.6×1.0×0.6×0.6×1.0×1.6×0.6×0.4×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.6×1.0×1.6×0.6