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Staryu (Pokémon)

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* Despite being a genderless Pokémon, Staryu and Starmie were programmed to learn Egg moves in {{2v2|Gold|Silver}}; however, due to being genderless, these were unobtainable. This was fixed in {{v2|Crystal}}.
** Also, they are one of the few genderless Pokémon able to learn {{m|Attract}} in [[Generation II]], along with {{p|Mew}}.
* Staryu canmay be seen asconsidered a parallelcounterpart toof {{p|Shellder}}. Both ofare themWater-types arein the {{typeOBP|Water}} {{cat3|GenerationEgg I PokémonGroup}} whose[[Egg onlyGroup]], evolutionaryboth eventevolve utilizeswith a [[Water Stone]] into their evolved forms, and both gain a second type upon evolution. Cloyster is seen as a slow defensive Pokémon, while Starmie is seen as a fast attacking Pokémon.
** They also have a chance of holding [[valuable item]]s, [[Stardust]]/[[Star Piece]] and {{i|Pearl}}/[[Big Pearl]], respectively. Staryu is exclusive to {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s|LeafGreen}} and {{pkmn|X and Y|X}}, while Shellder is exclusive to {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s|FireRed}} and {{pkmn|X and Y|Y}}, with both Pokémon found by fishing in the same locations in their respective versions.
* [[PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond]] erroneously refers to Staryu as a male, despite it being a genderless Pokémon.
* Staryu may be considered a counterpart of {{p|Shellder}}. Both are Water-types in the {{OBP|Water 3|Egg Group}} [[Egg Group]], both evolve with a Water Stone, and both gain a second type upon evolution. Cloyster is seen as a slow defensive Pokémon, while Starmie is seen as a fast attacking Pokémon; and Staryu is exclusive to Fire Red and Y, while Shellder is exclusive to Leaf Green and X.
 
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