Genesect is a Bug, Steel-type Mythical Pokémon from the Unova region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Paleozoic Pokémon
This Pokémon existed 300 million years ago. Team Plasma altered it and attached a cannon to its back.
- Genesect's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Bug 3 (8)
Icon Steel 8 (11)

Charged attacks

Icon Normal
150 (39)
Icon Steel
70 (25)
Icon Bug
45 (28)

Evolution family

Genesect is part of a one-member family.

329. Genesect
#649 Genesect (Regular)
Genesect burn
#649 Genesect (Burn drive)
Genesect chill
#649 Genesect (Chill drive)
Genesect douse
#649 Genesect (Douse drive)
Genesect shock
#649 Genesect (Shock drive)


Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1
Research tasks
1,437 Special Research:
A Drive to Investigate - Completing 4th part

Throwback Challenge Champion 2020 - Completing the 5th part



Regular Shiny
Regular (No-Drive)
Genesect Genesect shiny
Burn Drive
Genesect burn Genesect burn shiny
Chill Drive
Genesect chill Genesect chill shiny
Douse Drive
Genesect douse Genesect douse shiny
Shock Drive
Genesect shock Genesect shock shiny

Form switches sprites

Sprites for form switches in the Pokédex.


  • According to the datamine, Genesect Special Research event was planned only during local time 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on March 22nd, 2020.[2] In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Niantic decided to extend the event in attempt to make this event available and playable for as many trainers globally as possible.[1]


External links

  • Genesect page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Genesect article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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