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Staryu is a Water-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves into Starmie when fed with 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Staryu - Star Shape Pokémon
Staryu's center section has an organ called the core that shines bright red. If you go to a beach toward the end of summer, the glowing cores of these Pokémon look like the stars in the sky.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Normal 5 (10)
Icon Water 5 (10)
Icon Normal 8 (10) (Legacy move)

Charged attacks

Icon Water
45 (24)
Icon Rock
80 (28)
Icon Normal
60 (21)

Evolution family

Staryu is the part of a two-member family.

55. Staryu
#120 Staryu
50 Staryu candy
#121 Starmie



  • Staryu was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Staryu is 991, however it can reach 1,074, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between March 22nd and March 29th, 2017, Staryu's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2017.
    • Between June 7th and June 21st, 2018, Staryu's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Water Festival 2018.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to July 7th, 2017, Staryu used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • Staryu was available in field research: "Power Up Pokémon 3 times." during June, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 495.
  • On August 20th, 2016, its attack Quick Attack was replaced with Tackle, which has higher DPS.

External links

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