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.

55
Ghost type Pokémon
10
Single type Pokémon
45
Dual type Pokémon
25
Ghost-type moves

Attack pros & cons

Tick Ghost moves are super-effective against:

Psychic Ghost

Cross Ghost moves are not very effective against:

Dark

Cross Ghost moves have no effect on:

Normal

Defense pros & cons

Tick These types have no effect on Ghost Pokémon:

Normal Fighting

Tick These types are not very effective against Ghost Pokémon:

Poison Bug

Cross 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.

Note: this type chart has been updated for Pokémon X/Y. Prior to this, Dark & Ghost were not very effective against Steel (now they are neutral).

Nor Fir Wat Ele Gra Ice Fig Poi Gro Fly Psy Bug Roc Gho Dra Dar Ste Fai
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Fire 022½
Water 022½
Electric 022½
Grass 022½
Ice 022½
Fighting 022½
Poison 022½
Ground 022½
Flying 022½
Psychic 0222222222224222
Bug 022½
Rock 022½
Ghost 0222222222422222
Dragon 022½
Dark 0½½½½½½½½½½½½½½
Steel 022½
Fairy 022½

Ghost Pokémon stat averages

62.8
HP
Ranked #16
76.9
Attack
Ranked #10
81.5
Defense
Ranked #5
77.5
Sp. Attack
Ranked #6
77.0
Sp. Defense
Ranked #6
61.2
Speed
Ranked #13

Notable Ghost-type trainers

Agatha
Agatha
Elite Four
Red/Blue/Yellow
Morty
Morty
Ecruteak City gym leader
Gold/Silver/Crystal
Phoebe
Phoebe
Elite Four
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
Agatha
Agatha
Elite Four
FireRed/LeafGreen
Fantina
Fantina
Hearthome City gym leader
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum
Morty
Morty
Ecruteak City gym leader
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Shauntal
Shauntal
Elite Four
Black/White/Black 2/White 2
Phoebe
Phoebe
Elite Four
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire

Ghost Pokémon

There are 55 Ghost-type Pokémon.
See also:

GastlyGastly
#092 / Ghost · Poison
HaunterHaunter
#093 / Ghost · Poison
GengarGengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Mega GengarGengar
Mega Gengar
#094 / Ghost · Poison
Alolan MarowakMarowak
Alolan Marowak
#105 / Fire · Ghost
MisdreavusMisdreavus
#200 / Ghost
ShedinjaShedinja
#292 / Bug · Ghost
SableyeSableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
Mega SableyeSableye
Mega Sableye
#302 / Dark · Ghost
ShuppetShuppet
#353 / Ghost
BanetteBanette
#354 / Ghost
Mega BanetteBanette
Mega Banette
#354 / Ghost
DuskullDuskull
#355 / Ghost
DusclopsDusclops
#356 / Ghost
DrifloonDrifloon
#425 / Ghost · Flying
DrifblimDrifblim
#426 / Ghost · Flying
MismagiusMismagius
#429 / Ghost
SpiritombSpiritomb
#442 / Ghost · Dark
DusknoirDusknoir
#477 / Ghost
FroslassFroslass
#478 / Ice · Ghost
RotomRotom
#479 / Electric · Ghost
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina
Altered Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina
Origin Forme
#487 / Ghost · Dragon
YamaskYamask
#562 / Ghost
CofagrigusCofagrigus
#563 / Ghost
FrillishFrillish
#592 / Water · Ghost
JellicentJellicent
#593 / Water · Ghost
LitwickLitwick
#607 / Ghost · Fire
LampentLampent
#608 / Ghost · Fire
ChandelureChandelure
#609 / Ghost · Fire
GolettGolett
#622 / Ground · Ghost
GolurkGolurk
#623 / Ground · Ghost
HonedgeHonedge
#679 / Steel · Ghost
DoubladeDoublade
#680 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash (Blade Forme)Aegislash
Blade Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
Aegislash (Shield Forme)Aegislash
Shield Forme
#681 / Steel · Ghost
PhantumpPhantump
#708 / Ghost · Grass
TrevenantTrevenant
#709 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Average Size)Pumpkaboo
Average Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Small Size)Pumpkaboo
Small Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Large Size)Pumpkaboo
Large Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Pumpkaboo (Super Size)Pumpkaboo
Super Size
#710 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Average Size)Gourgeist
Average Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Small Size)Gourgeist
Small Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Large Size)Gourgeist
Large Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Gourgeist (Super Size)Gourgeist
Super Size
#711 / Ghost · Grass
Hoopa (Hoopa Confined)Hoopa
Hoopa Confined
#720 / Psychic · Ghost
DecidueyeDecidueye
#724 / Grass · Ghost
Oricorio (Sensu Style)Oricorio
Sensu Style
#741 / Ghost · Flying
SandygastSandygast
#769 / Ghost · Ground
PalossandPalossand
#770 / Ghost · Ground
MimikyuMimikyu
#778 / Ghost · Fairy
DhelmiseDhelmise
#781 / Ghost · Grass
LunalaLunala
#792 / Psychic · Ghost
MarshadowMarshadow
#802 / Fighting · Ghost