Gengar

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Pokken Tournament DX

Pokken Gengar.png

Introduction

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  • 510 HP
  • 250 CC Synergy Gauge
  • Burst Mode Duration: 18 Seconds
  • Shield: Normal


  • High Stance: Invincible against Lows on frame 1 (can move while active).
  • Low Stance: Invincible against Highs on frame 1 (can move while active).


  • FP Forward Dash: 29 Frames (Invincible from frame 5-24)
  • FP Back Dash: 41 (Invincible from frame 1-18)
  • FP Side Dash: 43 (Invincible from frame 5-42)


  • DP Forward Dash: 29 (Invincible from frame 5-22)
  • DP Back Dash: 41 (Invincible from frame 1-22)


  • Burst Mode High Stance: Grants counter armor against Highs on frame 5.
  • Burst Mode Low Stance: Grants counter armor against Lows on frame 5.
  • Burst Mode Gengar cannot crouch Highs with Low Stance.


  • Burst Mode FP Forward Dash: 21 Frames (Invincible from frame 5-18)
  • Burst Mode FP Back Dash: 43 Frames (Invincible from frame 1-42)
  • Burst Mode FP Side Dash: 43 Frames (Invincible from frame 5-42)


  • Burst Mode DP Forward Dash: 21 Frames (Invincible from frame 5-18)
  • Burst Mode DP Back Dash: 33 Frames (Invincible from frame 1-22)


Gengar has air control when jumping.

  • Gengar can move forwards and backwards during a neutral jump.
  • Gengar can increase the distance of a forward or backwards jump by holding the direction.
  • Gengar can halt the distance of a forward or backwards jump by pressing the opposite direction.


General Moves




Pokken Gengar Grab FP 1.png

Pokken Gengar Grab DP 1.png

Y+B Grab
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Grab FP 100 / DP 90 12 N/A i11 FP Shift (+4) / DP Shift N/A

In Field Phase, absorbs and heals 100 recoverable HP + X Synergy.

In Duel Phase, absorbs and heals 40 recoverable HP + X Synergy.




Pokken Gengar Grab FP 2.png

Pokken Gengar Grab DP 2.png

Burst Y+B Grab
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Grab FP 140 / DP 150 12 N/A i11 FP Shift (+4) / DP Shift N/A

In Field Phase, absorbs and heals 90 recoverable HP + X Synergy.

In Duel Phase, absorbs and heals 40 recoverable HP + X Synergy.




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X+A / [X+A] Counter Attack
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Counter 60 / 90 3 Mid Low i35 / i55 +4 / +16 0 / +12

Gengar is put into a counter armor state from frame 1-28 (48 if charged).

Counter pierces when fully charged.

Can be dash canceled by inputting a direction and R.

Crumples if Its a critical hit.




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Burst X+A / [X+A] Counter Attack
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Counter 100 / 140 4 Mid Low / Mid i27 / i47 Knockdown -8 / +12

Mega Gengar is put into a counter armor state from frame 1-20 (40 if charged).

Counter pierces when fully charged.

Can be dash canceled by inputting a direction and R.

Fully charging also gives it additional hits.




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]X[ Release X
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 80 0, 0, 0, 3 Mid Low i15 Knockdown -57

Gengar attacks with a flurry of punches.

At the end of the punches, Gengar laughs and receives 12.5 CC of Synergy.

In Burst Mode, Gengar doesn't have access to this move.

Jump / Shadow Stealth cancelable.




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Shadow Stealth
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Gengar submerges itself into the ground, becoming invincible during this time.

Gengar can cancel 6Y, ]X[ Release X, Shadow Ball, Hypnosis, or Astonish into Shadow Stealth.

Holding R increases Shadow Stealth's duration.

Can move while active.




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j.R Permeate
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Gengar vanishes while midair, becoming invincible during this time.

Holding j.R increases Permeate's duration.

Gengar moves during Permeate if done from a forward, backward, left, or right jump.




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L+R Shadow Drop
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Grab 240 12 Low i21 Knockdown N/A

Mega Gengar conjures up a shadow and disperses it on the ground.

Invincible on frame 1.

Considered a grab, but can be avoided by using moves that go over Lows or jumping.

Removes active Support Pokemon upon activation.




Field Phase Moves




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nY
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 30 Mid Low i27 0 -8

Gengar fires a ring-shaped projectile that chases the opponent.

Special / fY cancelable.




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Burst nY
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 72 Mid Low i16 +4 -9

Mega Gengar fires three projectiles in each direction.

fY cancelable.





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sY
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 30 Special Mid i31 +5 -4

Gengar cartwheels to the side, firing out a projectile that chases the opponent.

Invincible against Lows on frame 9.

Special / fY cancelable.




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Burst sY
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 54 Mid High i20 +2 -7

Mega Gengar dashes to the side, throwing out a ring of flames that chases the opponent.

fY cancelable.




Pokken Gengar fY 1.png
fY
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 80 Low i23 Shift (+4) -12

Gengar jumps into the ground and attacks with a Gengar-shaped shadow.

Invincible against Lows on frame 5.

Invincible from frame 29-39.




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Burst fY
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 160 Mid i23 Shift (Launch) -8

Gengar fires a laser that shoots upwards.






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bY
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 60 Mid i27 Shift (+8) -16

Gengar surrounds itself with an eerie dome.

Invincible against Lows on frame 9.

Able to erase enemy projectiles.





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j.Y / j.[Y]
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 40 / 60 / 80 Mid High i31 / i54 / i77 -8 / -8 / 0 -24 / -24 / -12

Gengar halts in the air and throws out a ring of flames at the opponent.

Can be charged to increase in damage and size.

Can cancel into j.R.




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j.X
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 80 Mid High i27 Shift (Knockdown) -33

Gengar vanishes, then lunges forward headfirst in the air.

Invincible from frame 5-18.

Can be angled upwards or downwards.

Special cancelable (even after a Phase Shift).




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Burst j.X
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 80 Mid High i27 Shift (Knockdown) -33

Gengar vanishes, then rapidly spins ahead in the air.

Invincible from frame 5-18.

Can be angled upwards or downwards.

Special cancelable (even after a Phase Shift).




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X Homing Attack 1
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 30 Mid i25 +5 -8

Gengar homes in on the opponent and punches them.

Invincible against Highs and Mid Highs on frame 1.

Can be canceled with block or jump.

Throw crush.

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XX / X[X] Homing Attack 2
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 60 / 90 Mid i25 Shift (+8) -8

Following up from Homing Attack 1, Gengar body slams the opponent.

Can be charged to guard break/counter pierce.

If Homing Attack 1 was blocked, there is a 28 frame window to punish a charged Homing Attack 2.




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Burst X Homing Attack 1
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 60 Mid i17 0 -8

Mega Gengar homes in on the opponent and does a multi-hit claw swipe.

Invincible against Highs and Mid Highs on frame 1.

Can be canceled with block or jump.

Throw crush.

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Burst XX / X[X] Homing Attack 2
Attack Damage Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 80 / 120 Mid i17 Shift (+8) -8

Following up from Homing Attack 1, Mega Gengar throws Its claw hand upwards.

Can be charged to guard break/counter pierce.

If Homing Attack 1 was blocked, there is a 26 frame window to punish a charged Homing Attack 2.




Weak Moves




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2Y
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 40 0 Low i11 +8 -4

A quick two-hit tongue swipe.

Invincible against Highs on frame 1.

Throw crush.




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Burst 2Y
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 60 0 Low i11 +8 +4

Advances forward with a multi-hit grounded claw swipe.

Invincible against Highs on frame 1.

Throw crush.





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5Y
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 30 0 Mid Low i15 +4 -4

Gengar jabs the opponent with Its tongue.

Special cancelable.





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Burst 5Y
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 40 0 Mid Low i15 0 -4

Mega Gengar slashes the opponent with Its claw.

Special cancelable.*

* 5Y has three hits. Each hit can be special canceled.




Pokken Gengar 5YY 1.png
5YY
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 54 4 Mid Low i15 +4 -8

Special cancelable.




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Burst 5YY
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 45 2 Mid Low i15 +8 -4

Special cancelable.






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6Y
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 40 0 High i23 +12 -4

Gengar leaps ahead and whips the opponent with Its tongue.

In Burst Mode, Gengar doesn't have access to this move.

Special / Shadow Stealth cancelable.




Pokken Gengar 6YX.png
6YX
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 48 4 Mid i23 Launch -8

A followup attack from 6Y that launches the opponent.

In Burst Mode, Gengar doesn't have access to this move.

Shadow Stealth cancelable.






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8Y
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 46 3 Mid i19 Launch -12

Gengar morphs into a tornado and becomes invincible from frame 5-31.

Invincible against Highs and Mid Highs on frame 1.

Can move while active.




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Burst 8Y / 8[Y]
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 73 4 Mid i23 / i52 Launch -8

Mega Gengar spawns a tornado that launches the oppponent.

Invincible against Highs and Mid Highs on frame 1.

Inputting 7Y places the tornado closer to Mega Gengar.

Inputting 9Y places the tornado farther away from Mega Gengar.

Charging 8Y spawns three tornadoes and increases the High / Mid High invincibility duration.




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j.Y
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 20 0 Mid High i11 +24 +8

Gengar spins around in the air, surrounding itself with a ring of flames.

Special cancelable.




Strong Moves




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2X
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 20 0 Low i19 Knockdown -16

Gengar sweeps Its leg, causing a knockdown on the opponent.

Invincible against Highs on frame 1.





Pokken Gengar 2XX.png
2XX
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 81 4 Mid Low i19 Launch -12

Gengar shoves the opponent, launching them.






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Burst 2X
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 120 2 Low i27 Knockdown -8

Mega Gengar fires a grounded laser that causes a knockdown on the opponent.

Invincible against Highs on frame 1.






Pokken Gengar 5X 1.png

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5X / 5[X]
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 60 3 Mid Low i31 / i51 +4 / Crumple -12 / +4

Gengar disappears, then reappears with a punching attack.

Invincible from frame 5-21.

Inputting 4X causes Gengar to reappear behind Its location.

Inputting 6X causes Gengar to reappear in front of Its location.

Charging this move causes to counter pierce.

Charging also increases the invincibility frames to 5-25.

Special cancelable.




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Burst 5X / 5[X]
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 100 / 127 4 Mid Low i19 / i48 +12 / Launch -8 / +8

Mega Gengar rapidly spins forward.

Invincible from frame 13-34.

Charging this move causes it to counter pierce.

The charged variant is invincible from frame 43-63.




Pokken Gengar 8X 1.png

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8X
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 60 0 Mid High i35 Launch +4

Gengar disappears, then reappears from above. Attacking with two kicks.

Invincible against Lows on frame 1.

Invincible from frame 3-24.

Inputting 7X causes Gengar to reappear behind Its location.

Inputting 9X causes Gengar to reappear in front of Its location.

Throw crush.




Pokken Gengar 8X 3.png
Burst 8X
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 113 4 Mid i35 Launch -8

Mega Gengar disappears, the reappears from above.

Fires a laser to the ground that erupts into a vertical pillar.

Invincible against Lows on frame 1.

Invincible from frame 9-24 (then 52-57 upon landing).

Inputting 7X causes Gengar to reappear behind Its location.

Inputting 9X causes Gengar to reappear in front of Its location.

Throw crush.




Pokken Gengar jX DP 1.png
j.X
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 60 0 Mid High i23 +8 -8

Gengar vanishes, then lunges forward headfirst in the air.

Invincible from frame 5-18.

Can be angled upwards or downwards.

Special cancelable (even after a Phase Shift).




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Burst j.X
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 120 0 Mid High i23 +8 -8

Gengar vanishes, then rapidly spins ahead in the air.

Invincible from frame 5-18.

Can be angled upwards or downwards.

Special cancelable (even after a Phase Shift).




Pokemon Moves




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]A[ Sludge Bomb
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Counter 40 (15) 0 Mid Low i23 +4 -4

Gengar spins around and spews out three pools of sludge.

Counter armor from frame 1-17.

Can move while active.

Sludge Bomb can be activated while in the air.

If the opponent walks over a puddle, they receive an Attack debuff.

The Attack debuff lasts for 5 seconds.

The puddles deal no damage or hitstun.

In Burst Mode, the puddles increase in size.




Pokken Gengar 2A.png
2A Curse
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 15 per hit (5) 0 Low i15 Knockdown -8

20 HP Recoil on use (3 additional recoil damage per hit on the opponent).

Gengar submerges into the ground, turning into a pool that deals damage.

Invincible from frame 9-45.

Can move while active.

Only the final hit deals hitstun.

If the opponent is crumpled the rest of the hits deal hitstun.

In Burst Mode, all hits of Curse deal hitstun.

Cannot KO the opponent.




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4A / 4[A] Shadow Punch
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 20 (5), 60 (15) 0, 2 Mid Low i23 / i43 Knockdown / Launch +2 / +12

Gengar winds up and punches, creating two portals near the opponent.

Giant fists spawn from the portals and proceed to punch.

Charging this move causes both the punch and giant fists to counter pierce.

The location of where the giant fists spawn depend on if the move was charged or not.

Not charging causes the giant fists to spawn in front and knockdown the opponent.

Charging causes the giant fists to spawn behind and launch the opponent.




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5A / 5[A] Shadow Ball
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 50 (13) / 81 (24) 3 / 0 Special Mid / Mid Low i23 / i53 +4 / +8 -8 / 0

Gengar charges up a Shadow Ball and throws it straight forward.

Charging Shadow Ball gives it three hits and travel at a much slower pace.

A charged Shadow Ball disappears if Gengar grabs or does Hypnosis.

Shadow Stealth cancelable.




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5A / 5[A] Shadow Ball
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 84 (24) / 105 (30) 3 / 0 Mid Low i23 / i53 Launch / +20 0 / +12

Gengar charges up a Shadow Ball and throws it straight forward.

Charging Shadow Ball gives it three hits and travel at a much slower pace.

A charged Shadow Ball disappears if Gengar grabs, does Hypnosis, or Shadow Drop.

Shadow Stealth cancelable.




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6A Hypnosis
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Grab 60 3 N/A i27 +24 N/A

Gengar disappears, then reappears with a grab attack of psychic energy.

Invincible from frame 5-18.

Can also combo into grab or Shadow Drop.

Landing Hypnosis causes Gengar to swap sides with the opponent.*

* In Burst Mode, Gengar stays in place when landing Hypnosis.

Shadow Stealth cancelable.




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j.A Astonish (Face)
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 35 1 per hit Mid i30 Launch N/A

Gengar creates a shadow of itself that launches the opponent.

Gengar then disappears and becomes invincible from frame 36-66.

Shadow Stealth cancelable.




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j.A Astonish (Divekick)
Attack Damage PSP Height Impact Hit Adv Block
Normal 60 (15) 0 Mid High i30 Knockdown -6

Gengar reappears and divekicks down to the ground.




Combos

Notable Players








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External Resources


Pokken Arena: Gengar

Frame Data: Gengar