Essentials

Starmie

Starmie

Water Psychic

Abilities

Illuminate

Doubles the wild encounter rate.

Natural Cure

Cures any major status ailment upon switching out.

Hidden Ability

Analytic

Strengthens moves to 1.3× their power when moving last.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 2
  • Dark 2
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 2
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting ½
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 2
  • Grass 2
  • Ground 1
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic ½
  • Rock 1
  • Steel ½
  • Water ½

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
121
Kanto
121 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
168 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Hoenn
144 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Updated Johto
170 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Updated Unova
239 Black 2, White 2
Coastal Kalos
35 X, Y

Names

Spanish
Starmie
Chinese
寶石海星
Italian
Starmie
German
Starmie
French
Staross
Korean
아쿠스타
Japanese
スターミー (sutaamii)
Official roomaji
Starmie

Breeding

Gender
genderless Search:
Egg groups
  • Water 3
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
182 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Speed
Capture rate
60 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, FireRed, LeafGreen 50% Stardust Stardust
5% Star Piece Star Piece
Colosseum, XD nothing
Generation 4 50% Stardust Stardust
5% Star Piece Star Piece
Generation 5 50% Stardust Stardust
5% Star Piece Star Piece
Generation 6 50% Stardust Stardust
5% Star Piece Star Piece

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Staryu Starmie Use a Water Stone

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
60
39.0 293 324
Attack
75
50.6 218 249
Defense
85
70.7 238 269
Special Attack
100
82.0 268 299
Special Defense
85
72.7 238 269
Speed
115
95.3 298 329
Total
520
79.1

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★✯✯☆
Power
★✯☆☆☆
Skill
★✯✯
Stamina
★✯☆
Jump
★★✯✯
Total
7/15/20

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White

At the center of its body is a red core, which sends mysterious radio signals into the night sky.

Black 2, White 2

Its core shines in many colors and sends radio signals into space to communicate with something.

Generation 6
X

Its central core glows with the seven colors of the rainbow. Some people value the core as a gem.

Y

At the center of its body is a red core, which sends mysterious radio signals into the night sky.

Sprites

Starmie Starmie Starmie Starmie

Miscellany

Species
Mysterious Search:
Color
Purple Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
sea Search:
Footprint
Starmie
Shape
Alvine Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Starmie
11

3'7.3"
1.1 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Starmie
800

176.4 lb
80.0 kg

Locations

Black Black
White White
Black 2 Black 2
White 2 White 2

Pal Park

Area
Sea
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

Water and Psychic moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Special moves better suit Starmie's higher Special Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

Rapid Spin Normal physical 40 20 100%

Frees the user from binding moves, removes Leech Seed, and blows away Spikes.

Recover Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

37 37 33 28 28 28 22 22 Confuse Ray Ghost status 10 100%

Confuses the target.

Level up, learned by Staryu but not Starmie
27 Recover Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Harden Normal status 30

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

19 19 19 19 15 15 Camouflage Normal status 20

User's type changes to match the terrain.

28 28 28 28 22 22 Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

33 33 33 33 25 25 Minimize Normal status 10

Raises the user's evasion by two stages.

37 37 37 30 30 Gyro Ball Steel physical 5 * 100%

Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.

37 42 42 42 33 33 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

42 Cosmic Power Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.

36 36 Brine Water special 10 65 100%

Has double power against Pokémon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

46 40 40 Reflect Type Normal status 15

User becomes the target's type.

46 46 51 43 43 Power Gem Rock special 20 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

51 51 55 48 48 Cosmic Power Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.

7 7 Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

32 25 25 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

37 37 37 Minimize Normal status 10

Raises the user's evasion by two stages.

42 43 43 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

47 50 50 46 55 55 60 52 Hydro Pump Water special 5 110 80%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
Egg, learned by Staryu but not Starmie
• Aurora Beam Ice special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Attack by one stage.

• Barrier Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

• Supersonic Normal status 20 55%

Confuses the target.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Gravity Psychic status 5

Disables moves and immunities that involve flying or levitating for five turns.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Magic Coat Psychic status 15 4

Reflects back the first effect move used on the user this turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Nightmare Ghost status 15 100%

Target loses 1/4 its max HP every turn as long as it's asleep.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pain Split Normal status 20

Sets the user's and targets's HP to the average of their current HP.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Recycle Normal status 10

User recovers the item it last used up.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, resetting after five turns.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Signal Beam Bug special 15 75 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Trick Psychic status 10 100%

User and target swap items.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Twister Dragon special 20 40 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Wonder Room Psychic status 10

All Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense are swapped for 5 turns.

Generation 1 Gold, Silver Crystal Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
03 03 03 Psyshock Psychic special 10 80 100%

Inflicts damage based on the target's Defense, not Special Defense.

03 03 03 Water Pulse Water special 20 60 100%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

03 03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

11 Bubble Beam Water special 20 65 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

12 Water Gun Water special 25 40 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

07 07 07 07 07 07 Hail Ice status 10

Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.

07 07 Zap Cannon Electric special 5 120 50%

Has a 100% chance to paralyze the target.

09 09 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

13 13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

13 13 13 13 13 13 13 Ice Beam Ice special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 Blizzard Ice special 5 110 70%

Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.

15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

16 16 16 16 16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

16 16 Icy Wind Ice special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

18 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 Rain Dance Water status 5

Changes the weather to rain for five turns.

20 20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

19 19 Telekinesis Psychic status 15

Moves have 100% accuracy against the target for three turns.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

24 24 24 24 24 24 24 Thunderbolt Electric special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.

25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 Thunder Electric special 10 110 70%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 Psychic Psychic special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

30 Teleport Psychic status 20

Immediately ends wild battles. No effect otherwise.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

34 34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

33 33 33 33 33 33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

39 39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

40 Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

55 55 55 Scald Water special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

48 48 48 Skill Swap Psychic status 10

User and target swap abilities.

55 55 Brine Water special 10 65 100%

Has double power against Pokémon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

67 67 Recycle Normal status 10

User recovers the item it last used up.

68 68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

72 72 Avalanche Ice physical 10 60 100% -4

Inflicts double damage if the user takes damage before attacking this turn.

45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

50 50 Nightmare Ghost status 15 100%

Target loses 1/4 its max HP every turn as long as it's asleep.

45 73 73 73 73 73 Thunder Wave Electric status 20 100%

Paralyzes the target.

74 74 74 74 74 Gyro Ball Steel physical 5 * 100%

Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.

77 77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

85 85 85 85 85 Dream Eater Psychic special 15 100 100%

Only works on sleeping Pokémon. Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

86 86 86 86 86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

87 87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

46 Psywave Psychic special 15 * 100%

Inflicts damage between 50% and 150% of the user's level.

49 Tri Attack Normal special 10 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to burn, freeze, or paralyze the target.

50 90 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

91 91 91 91 91 Flash Cannon Steel special 10 80 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

92 92 92 92 92 Trick Room Psychic status 5 -7

For five turns, slower Pokémon will act before faster Pokémon.

99 Dazzling Gleam Fairy special 10 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 Surf Water special 15 90 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.

H7 H5 H5 H5 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

H5 H5 H5 H5 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

H6 H6 H5 Whirlpool Water special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from leaving battle and inflicts 1/16 its max HP in damage for 2-5 turns.

H7 H7 H7 H7 Waterfall Water physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.

H8 H6 H6 Dive Water physical 10 80 100%

User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

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