Phantom Force (move)

Move data

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

Machine/Record

Sword​/​Shield TM86

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 Pokémon using Protect or Detect.

Changes

In Generation 6 if the target has used Minimize, Phantom Force deals double damage and ignores accuracy.

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 Pokémon.

Other languages

English Phantom Force
Japanese ゴーストダイブ (Ghost Dive)
German Phantomkraft
French Hantise
Italian Spettrotuffo
Spanish Golpe Fantasma

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.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Level 64
Drifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
Level 1
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Level 44
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Level 46
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Level 36
Trevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Level 36
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Level 48
Decidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Level 1
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Level 60
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Level 63
Drakloak
#886 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 48
Dragapult
#887 / Dragon · Ghost
Level 48

Learnt by TM

Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Mew
#151 / Psychic
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost