Gengar Names (148 Awesome Ideas)

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If you’re looking for some awesome ideas for Gengar names, you’ve come to the right place!

In this blog post, we will give you a list of creative nicknames for this spooky Pokemon. If you’re playing the video games these names will help you stand out from the rest of the trainers out there.

So what are you waiting for? Get started now!

Ghostly Names For Gengar

  1. Madam Spook
  2. Mr Spook
  3. Spook Jr.
  4. Ghostrider
  5. Shadow
  6. Shade
  7. Spectre (Specter) 
  8. Phantom
  9. Ghost
  10. Nightshade
  11. Nightslash
  12. Nighthawk
  13. Nightclaw
  14. Grimm
  15. Reaper
  16. Nightmare
  17. Dreameater
  18. Boo
  19. Wraith
  20. Havoc
  21. Deathbringer
  22. Akuma
  23. Haze
  24. Spook
  25. Spirit
  26. Murder
  27. Mal – Bad
  28. Demon
  29. Grim Shady (Grimm Shady)
  30. Boogeyman
  31. Peeves
  32. Poltergeist
  33. Ghoul
  34. Ectoplasm
  35. Tombstone
  36. Shiver

Names For Gengar Inspired By Mythology

  1. Loki – Norse God of Mischief
  2. Lucifer – Christianity
  3. Hades – Greek God of the Underworld
  4. Satan – Christianity
  5. Anubis – Egyptian God of Death
  6. Hel – Norse Goddess of the Underworld
  7. Morrighan – Celtic Goddess of War and Death
  8. Osiris – Egyptian God of the Underworld
  9. Thanatos – Greek God of Death
  10. Hypnos – Greek God of Sleep
  11. Nyx – Greek Goddess of Night
  12. Freya – Norse Goddess of War and Death
  13. Hecate – Greek Goddess of Death and Spirits
  14. Meng Po – Chinese Goddess who rules the realm of the Dead
  15. Whiro – Maori God of Death and Darkness
  16. Mot – Canaanite God of Death
  17. Sekhmet – Egyptian Goddess associated with death 
  18. Coatlicue – Aztec Goddess of Fire and Destruction
  19. Ahriman – Persian God of Death and Destruction
  20. Anansi – Trickster God of West Africa
  21. Elegua – Trickster God of Yoruba
  22. Eris – Greek Goddess of Chaos
  23. Chaos (Khaos) – Greek Goddess
  24. Laverna – Roman Goddess of thieves
  25. Lugh – Norse God associated with tricksters
  26. Veles – Slavic God of the underworld
  27. Styx – Greek River to the Underworld
  28. Moroi – Romanian type of vampire or ghost
  29. Chupacabra – Latin american monster that attacks animals and drinks their blood
  30. Strigoi – Romanian term for restless spirits
  31. Llorona – the crying woman of Mexican mythology
  32. Sayona – Venezuelan vengeful spirit
  33. Banshee – Irish spirit that heralds death

Names For Gengar Inspired By Literature, Movies, And Games

  1. Voldemort – Harry Potter series
  2. Deatheater – Harry Potter series
  3. The Bloody Baron – Harry Potter series
  4. Nearly Headless Nick – Harry Potter series
  5. The Grey Lady – Harry Potter series
  6. Moaning Myrtle – Harry Potter Series
  7. Mordred – The Legends of King Arthur
  8. Merlin – The Legends of King Arthur
  9. King Boo – Super Mario Brothers
  10. Queen Boo – Super Mario Brothers
  11. Big Boo – Super Mario Brothers
  12. Casper – Casper the Friendly Ghost
  13. Coraline
  14. Beetlejuice
  15. Danny Phantom
  16. Chesire – Alice in Wonderland

Names For Ghastly From Different Languages

  1. Noche – Spanish word meaning Night
  2. Sueno – Spanish word meaning Dream
  3. Fantasma – Spanish word for Ghost
  4. Espectro – Spanish word for Spectre
  5. Espiritu – Spanish word for Spirit
  6. Diablo (Diablos) – Devil (Devils) in Spanish
  7. Nacht – Dutch word for Night
  8. Notte – Italian word for Night
  9. Naktis – Lithuanian word for Night
  10. Noite – Portuguese word for Night
  11. Noctis – Latin word for Night
  12. Henki – Finnish word for Spirit
  13. Andi – Icelandic word for Spirit
  14. Spirito – Italian word for Spirit
  15. Dvasia – Lithuanian word for Spirit
  16. Semangat – Indonesian word for Spirit
  17. Spiritus – Latin word for Spirit
  18. Sanjati – Bosnian word for Dream
  19. Droom – Dutch word for Dream
  20. Unistama – Estonian word for Dream
  21. Unelma – Finnish word for Dream
  22. Draumur – Icelandic word for Dream
  23. Aisling – Irish word for Dream
  24. Sognare – Italian word for Dream
  25. Riyoon – Somali word for Dream
  26. Kurota – Shona word for Dream
  27. Moe’uhane – Hawaiian word for Dream

Other Gengar Nicknames

  1. Whisper
  2. Mischief
  3. Nebulae
  4. Morpheus
  5. Howler
  6. Oculus
  7. Occult
  8. Phobia
  9. Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Crypto
  11. Harbinger
  12. Omen
  13. Moonlight
  14. Eclipse
  15. Hellraiser
  16. Doom
  17. Doomspell
  18. Doombringer
  19. Darkmare
  20. Darkling
  21. Darkmoon
  22. Darkstar
  23. Darkadia
  24. Obsidian
  25. Wicked
  26. Enigma
  27. Secret
  28. Secretkeeper
  29. Twilight
  30. Ethereal
  31. Apocalypse
  32. Houdini
  33. Infernal
  34. Salem
  35. Inky
  36. Orpheus 

Pokemon Name Inspiration

Inspiration can be found all over for naming your Gengar.

Check out some of these ideas!

  • Mythology: Gengar could be named after mythological beings such as Loki, Lucifer, Hades, Satan, Anubis, Hel, Morrighan, Osiris, Thanatos, Hypnos, Nyx, Freya, Hecate Meng Po, or Whiro.
  • Tricksters: In many cultures, there are stories of trickster gods and goddesses. Examples include Anansi, Elegua, Lugh, and Veles.
  • Gods and Goddesses of Death: There are many deities associated with death from different cultures including Coatlicue, Ahriman, Sekhmet, Mot, and Eris.
  • Literature: Gengar could be named after literary characters such as Voldemort, Mordred, Merlin, the Cheshire cat, or Beetlejuice.
  • Movies: There are plenty of ghoulish movie characters to choose from including the Ghostbusters, Casper the Friendly Ghost, the Addams Family, and the monsters from Monsters Inc.
  • Games: If you’re a gamer, you might want to name your Gengar after characters from your favorite games such as King Boo from Super Mario Brothers, Big Boo, or Queen Boo.

Help Choosing The Right Name

Here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect name for your Gengar.

  • Think about what qualities you want your Gengar to have. Do you want it to be mischievous? Spooky? Funny?
  • Consider its appearance. Is it ghostly white with red eyes? Black with a purple hue?
  • What is its personality like? Is it shy or outgoing?
  • Does it have any special abilities? Is it a good fighter? A good flyer?
  • Consider its type (Genger is a ghost/poison type Pokemon)
  • What is its history? Did you catch it in a graveyard? Was it given to you by a friend?

Once you’ve considered all of these factors, you should have no trouble coming up with the perfect name for your Gengar. And if you’re still stuck, there are plenty of resources online to help you find the perfect name for your new Pokémon companion.


The ghost poison type Pokemon Gengar is one of the most powerful Pokémon introduced in generation one and has since been in most video games since then. It is also one of the fan favorites out there.

So with that in mind, it is no wonder that people want to give their Gengar a nickname that represents its power and popularity.

The name ideas in this article are just a starting point, but with a little creativity, you can come up with the perfect name for your Gengar.

So get out there and start exploring all the possibilities! And if you need any more help, there are plenty of resources online to help you find the perfect name for your new Pokémon companion.

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