Phantom Force (move)

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Move data

Type Ghost
Category Physical  Physical
Power 90
Accuracy 100
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Phantom Force causes the user to disappear on the first turn, becoming invulnerable to most attacks. On the second turn, it deals damage and can hit Pokemon using Protect or Detect.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Ghostium Z and uses its Z-Power, Phantom Force turns into Never-Ending Nightmare and has base power 175.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokemon.

Game descriptions

X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user vanishes somewhere, then strikes the target on the next turn. This move hits even if the target protects itself.
Sun/Moon
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon
The user vanishes somewhere, then strikes the target on the next turn. This move hits even if the target protects itself.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Phantom Force at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Level 45
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
Level 54
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Level 1
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Level 64
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 1
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 65
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
Level 1
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 76
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Level 45
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 45
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 1
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 57
YveltalYveltal
#717 / Dark · Flying
Level 55
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 35
DhelmiseDhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Level 54
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 61

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Phantom Force as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
Amorphous
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Amorphous