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Article on Bulbapedia Starmie (Pokémon)

Starmie (スターミー, Starmie) is a fictional creature in the Pokémon media franchise. It appears as a Poké Ball Pokémon in Super Smash Bros., but in subsequent games it was replaced by its pre-evolved form, Staryu.

In Super Smash Bros.[edit]

As a Poké Ball Pokémon[edit]

Starmie can be summoned in Super Smash Bros. via a Poké Ball. Starmie will levitate around the screen to find another character to attack. Once Starmie stops moving and targets a character, it will begin to use Swift. Starmie will not move once it starts using this move. In this attack, Starmie will shoot a flurry of star-shaped projectiles from its core. These stars will inflict small damage to the opponent, but will trap said opponent, allowing for high overall combo damage. A character can also take damage if they touch Starmie itself, where they will then receive vertical knockback. Starmie's attack cannot harm the summoner.


Starmie's official artwork from Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.

Starmie is a Water/Psychic-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Staryu by using a Water Stone, and it is Misty's signature Pokémon both in the games and the animated series.

Swift is a special Normal-type move with 60 base power and perfect accuracy. Starmie can learn it naturally only starting with Generation III: in previous games it had to learn it before evolving or using TM39.