Ghosts are the rarest of all types, with just 27 Ghost type Pokemon in existence (or 33, if you count the alternate formes of Rotom and Giratina). In the first generation, Ghost moves has no effect on Psychic Pokemon, however, it was later changed to be super-effective. When paired with the Dark type it is the only type combination to have no weaknesses.
Ghost moves are super-effective against:
Ghost moves are not very effective against:
Ghost moves have no effect on:
These types have no effect on Ghost pokemon:
These types are not very effective against Ghost pokemon:
These types are super-effective against Ghost pokemon:
The chart below shows the strength of the Ghost type against every type combination. The numbers in the squares show the fraction damage the move will do (i.e. ½ means 50% damage and not very effective, while 4 means 400% - super-effective).
For example, look where the Grass and Poison types intersect to see how good a Ghost-type move would be against a pokemon like Venusaur. You will see that it is 100%.
Note: the exact strengths and weaknesses of the newly revealed Fairy type are not yet confirmed.
There are 28 Ghost-type pokemon.
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