Ghost (type)

Ghosts are rare Pokémon, and the only type to have two immunities. In total there are just 34 Ghost type Pokémon (not including Megas/Formes), slightly above Ice.

In the first generation, Ghost moves has no effect on Psychic Pokémon, however, it was later changed to be super-effective. When paired with the Dark type it was the only type combination to have no weaknesses prior to Gen 6.

In Generations 1-3, all Ghost type moves were categorized as Physical.

84
Ghost type Pokémon
19
Single type Pokémon
65
Dual type Pokémon
34
Ghost-type moves

Attack pros & cons

Ghost moves are super-effective against:

Psychic Ghost

Ghost moves are not very effective against:

Dark

Ghost moves have no effect on:

Normal

Defense pros & cons

These types have no effect on Ghost Pokémon:

Normal Fighting

These types are not very effective against Ghost Pokémon:

Poison Bug

These types are super-effective against Ghost Pokémon:

Ghost Dark

Dual-type attack pros & cons

This chart shows the strength of the Ghost type against every type combination. The fraction of damage a Ghost type move will deal is shown - ½ means 50% damage (not very effective), 2 means 200% (super-effective) and so on.

Nor Fir Wat Ele Gra Ice Fig Poi Gro Fly Psy Bug Roc Gho Dra Dar Ste Fai
Normal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fire 0 2 2 ½
Water 0 2 2 ½
Electric 0 2 2 ½
Grass 0 2 2 ½
Ice 0 2 2 ½
Fighting 0 2 2 ½
Poison 0 2 2 ½
Ground 0 2 2 ½
Flying 0 2 2 ½
Psychic 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2
Bug 0 2 2 ½
Rock 0 2 2 ½
Ghost 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 2
Dragon 0 2 2 ½
Dark 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½
Steel 0 2 2 ½
Fairy 0 2 2 ½

Ghost Pokémon stat averages

66.4
HP
Ranked #16
80.6
Attack
Ranked #10
79.3
Defense
Ranked #6
84.4
Sp. Attack
Ranked #5
78.6
Sp. Defense
Ranked #5
67.0
Speed
Ranked #11

Notable Ghost-type trainers



Agatha
Elite Four
Gen 1, 3, 7


Morty
Ecruteak City Gym Leader
Gen 2, 4


Phoebe
Elite Four
Gen 3, 6


Fantina
Hearthome City Gym Leader
Gen 4, 8


Shauntal
Elite Four
Gen 5


Acerola
Elite Four
Gen 7


Acerola
Trial Captain
Gen 7


Allister
Stow-on-Side Gym Leader
Gen 8


Ryme
Montenevera Gym Leader
Gen 9

Ghost Pokémon

There are 84 Ghost-type Pokémon.
See also:

Gastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
Haunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Gengar
Mega Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Marowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
Typhlosion
Hisuian Typhlosion
#157 / Fire · Ghost
Corsola
Galarian Corsola
#222 / Ghost
Shedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Sableye
Mega Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Shuppet
#353 / Ghost
Banette
#354 / Ghost
Banette
Mega Banette
#354 / Ghost
Duskull
#355 / Ghost
Spiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
Froslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
Rotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Yamask
#562 / Ghost
Yamask
Galarian Yamask
#562 / Ground · Ghost
Zorua
Hisuian Zorua
#570 / Normal · Ghost
Zoroark
Hisuian Zoroark
#571 / Normal · Ghost
Frillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
Litwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
Lampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
Golett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
Golurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
Honedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
Doublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Phantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Small Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Large Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo
Super Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Small Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Large Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist
Super Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
Oricorio
Sensu Style
#741 / Ghost · Flying
Mimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
Dhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
Lunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
Necrozma
Dawn Wings Necrozma
#800 / Psychic · Ghost
Cursola
#864 / Ghost
Dreepy
#885 / Dragon · Ghost
Calyrex
Shadow Rider
#898 / Psychic · Ghost
Basculegion
Male
#902 / Water · Ghost
Basculegion
Female
#902 / Water · Ghost
Bramblin
#974 / Grass · Ghost
Gimmighoul
Chest Form
#976 / Ghost
Gimmighoul
Roaming Form
#976 / Ghost
Ceruledge
#1005 / Fire · Ghost