Gengar Gift Ideas: Best Toys, Plushies, Collectibles & Merch

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Of the original 151 first gen Pokémon, few are as well-loved as Gengar.

And it comes as no surprise! With a wicked grin, menacing red eyes, and a spiky purple body, Gengar seems to have found the middle ground between cute and badass.

This Ghost/Poison Pokémon is so cool that it actually lowers the temperature in the surrounding area. Talk about chill.

Whether you’re a fan of the shady Pokémon yourself, or just happen to know someone who can’t get enough of it, we hope this little Gengar gift guide will help you find what you’re looking for. Get ready for Gengar’s charm to possess you!

Gengar Shadow Ball Figure

Shadow Ball is one of Gengar’s classic signature moves. It’s also among the most powerful ghost attacks.

So it only seems appropriate that one of the most amazing Gengar figures from Pokémon Center features the ghostly creature hurling a shadowy blob of ectoplasm at its rival.

This line of figures focuses on Pokémon using their most well-known moves, with great attention to detail and a masterful hand-painted finish. The amazing base, vivid colors, and perfect expression on Gengar’s face make this piece ideal for displaying along with the rest of your Pokémon collection—but also strong enough to stand on its own as a decoration in any space.

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Mega Gengar Plush Doll

Also from Pokémon Center comes this super-cool Mega Gengar plush.

It has opened its third eye and it’s ready to bring your deepest fears to life!

Well, it would if it weren’t so cuddly. The level of detail on this soft companion is amazing for a plush, and it’s got excellent stitching to keep everything in place even after a lot of handling.

This is so swell you might be better off just keeping the thing for yourself as a sort of geek trophy. Or better yet, but yourself one and get a couple others as gifts.

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Gengar christmas stocking collectible

Sun & Moon Gengar Stocking

Gengar may be more appropriate for Halloween given his ghostly nature, but that doesn’t stop this Christmas stocking from being the cutest Pokémon item you can add to your holiday decorations.

This 5’’ stocking is ideal to hang along with everyone’s normie socks.

Just take into account that your candy and gifts may get cursed. We don’t assume liability for any haunting!

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Gengar Slippers

A lot of people don’t know they needed slippers until a kind soul provides them as a gift.

If you have a Pokémon fan like that in your life, consider these Gengar slippers from Pitaya.

Gengar’s mischievous face and cute round body are perfect for fluffy slippers. The light purple color is soothing without being boring, and their resistant sole will help them remain shapely far into the future.

Gengar is supposed to make his surroundings colder, but these slippers are sure to warm you up.

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Large 12″ Gengar Plush

If the Mega Gengar design was a little too intricate for you, perhaps a large plush with the classic ghostly critter would better suit your taste.

This supple yet firm plush from Wicked Cool Toys is ideal to keep you company on dark nights. If you’re friends with the scariest thing around, what’s there to fear?

Anyone can have a Pikachu plush; but only the cool kids have a Gengar.

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Gengar Backlit Gameboy Color

Here’s of the best entries in our list for those with a heftier budget.

This re-designed and enhanced version of the classic Gameboy Color made by 8bitAesthetic over at Etsy is just phenomenally amazing.

The dark color palette and slick Gengar silhouette make it perfect to display on your classic Nintendo console collection. All handmade too.

However, the improvements aren’t only aesthetic. Aside from a scratch-resistant cover, this GBC changes the original screen for a backlit one. Want to play some old games in the dark late at night? Gengar has you covered.

A beautiful mixture of old-school style with the benefits of modern gaming tech.

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Gengar Switch Controller

Also from 8bitAesthetic’s cabinet of spectacular gaming hardware comes this customized Nintendo Switch controller with bold purple colors and a Gengar-themed design.

The base controller used for this version is an original product, so it comes with everything you need. And you can be sure it works perfectly.

The modifications are all made by hand with close attention to detail and the polished finish of a true artisan.

Every fan who owns Sword & Shield should be playing with this controller.

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Gengar Vinyl Decal

Some of us prefer to show our enthusiasm for our favorite franchises in a more discreet way.

This silhouette vinyl with a glossy finish depicting the wicked Pokémon is the perfect customization for your laptop, car, and even phone case.

It’s a handmade decal and the creator made sure it’s not only beautiful and durable, but also easy to apply.

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Gengar Cemetary Terrarium

One of the biggest mysteries in the Pokémon universe is exactly what happens with pocket monsters when inside their Poké ball.

PalletsCraftsByXev on Etsy decided to take a stab at recreating what may be happening inside Gengar’s Pokéball.

A misty pond, colorful plants, and even a sign warning of Gengar in the area are just some parts of the miniature terrarium we can see through the glass dome on this sealed Poké ball.

There, lying in wait for the next battle rests an original TomyTakara Gengar figure to complete the landscape.

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Gengar Belt

Show your colors casually with this beautiful polyester belt featuring the Shadow Pokémon in several poses.

The design is dyed into the fiber, ensuring it lasts a lifetime without fading a bit.

Its bold colors and detailed design are bound to get you noticed. Isn’t that what you want when wearing merch?

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Etched Pint Glass

Do your mischievous impulses take over after a few beers?

Then get this pint glass with a beautiful Gengar design to remind you… or encourage you!

Even the geekiest of geeks have a couple of drinks every once in a while. Since they’re handmade, no two glasses are quite the same, like the memories you’ll make while drinking with friends.

Get this glass and release your inner Gengar.

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Bifold Wallet

Everyone needs a wallet, so why not Gengar?

The intense purple color and fun design on this bifold emphasize Gengar’s ghostly nature, and it’s sure to get any kid excited for their first wallet if you’re buying for a yougin’.

Not only that, but the long-lasting print on the premium vegan leather makes this a durable item that’ll take the wear and tear only a child could inflict upon it like it’s nothing.

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Gengar Bedding Set

Gengar is said to visit naughty kids to scare them at night.

But only good kids can get this amazing bedding set to keep them warm and looking cool.

The deep black color makes the white-light sketched Gengar jump out from the fabric. And the intense dye will last a long time on the polyester threads, plus the manufacturer even offers the option of writing a name on the duvet for added customization. Neat!

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Gengar Phone Charm

One of the cutest, most stylish items on this list has to be this trendy Gengar phone charm.

There are tiny constellations inside of the starry design which evokes a magical feeling, and the expression on this Pokémon makes it look as if it did something naughty and got away with it.

Maybe it’ll bring you the same luck!

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Ghostly Wall Scroll

If you’re really passionate about ghost-type Pokémon and want to decorate your room, you can’t go wrong with this wall scroll depicting the OG ghostly evolutionary line.

Gastly, Haunter and Gengar stand one above the other in a vivid purple design that’ll let everyone know you’re all about the dark mischievous critters.

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TCG Playmat

If you’re a Pokémon TCG enthusiast (or if you’re buying gifts for one) then a good playmat is something you can’t overlook.

The Pokémon TCG is one of the most popular and long-lived ones around, and a good playmat may be what separates casuals from the real deal.

This playmat from MonOfaKind at Etsy will show your opponent you mean business with its dark “I’m seeing ghosts” design, and bright details that organize the playground.

It’s also available as a two-player mat for those who enjoy playing some matches against your friends at home or at local tourneys.

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Nelson Chitty

Nelson Chitty is a Venezuelan expat living in Argentina. He’s a writer and translator passionate about history and foreign cultures. His ideal weekend is spent between leisurely playing games of Civilization VI and looking for the next seinen anime to marathon.