Best Ghost Type Pokemon
The Top Ten
Incredible speed and special attack, and THREE TYPE IMMUNITIES. He is all haunter and gastly are but so much more awesome. And you gotta respect gengar when he has that crazed look on his face... Creepy, powerful, cool, he's all you'd want out of a ghost type.
It only has two immunities now since levitate got replaced with cursed body, but I still love gengar, one of my favourite ghost types, and is actually really good
One of the coolest ghost types looks good and is rlly good in battle
One of my favorite Pokémon! He's just a Boss! Not only is he one of the strongest non-legendarys, it's also a goofy, funny and chilled dude! I loved Gengar since I first saw him fight against Nidorino in the Preview of the games & T.V. -Show!
Cool design, creepy expression and one of the strongest non-legendaries and then when he mega evolves is a beast that even some legendaries should be afraid of.
This pokemon flies around and plays tricks on even other ghost types and can even be mistaken for another shandelure and flamethrower and shadow ball are major threats in the franchise and games this fire ghost type is a force to be reckoned with!
I'm gonna swiiing from my chandeluree
Honestly, that thing was a demon in usum
Just the most awesome ghost type ever cause I used one in my white version and my chandelure was like the best pokemon in my team it always saves me in a pinch and with its first/second type fire and ghost and its really awesome high special attack its like the best combo ever so chandelure should be number one.
Doesn't anyone know the insane power of chandelure he is awesome because of his crazy special attack of 145 even better than Alakazam. I used him on my black 2 team and he swept through even benga's team. He has the best non-legendary special attack of all. With moves like energy ball to counter water types and flamethrower, psychic and shadow ball will KO any Pokemon. Gengar isn't half as good as him he deserves to be number #1
Considering It was dangerous enough to be sent to the distortion world while mewtwo and eternaus weren't, I would say it's the 2nd most dangerous legendary after yveltal
Chandelure and Gengar are pretty cool, but they would get destroyed by Giratina
Well, let explain Giratina's power in this way: its lowest stat is 90...
Giratina is a LEGENDARY... Giratina is the master of reverse world and giratina is stronger than dialga and palkia...so if we put gengar and giratina in battle, giratina will wreck in its dreams
Best Ghost type in my Opinion, have you read the story, its terrifying.
If this thing existed, imagine how many banquettes would be after ys
Stats and Game Mechanics Aside, the thing that makes Banette stand out for me is how horrifying it's story is. Sure plenty of other ghost types are scary as it is e.g. The chandelure family line has soul eating candles, the Dusknoir family line revolves around sending your soul to the underworld, and Giratina itself is basic the chief-deity of antimatter and the shadow world and was "banished for its violence" according to the Sinnoh Pokédex.
But Banette stands out to me because of how... "Relatable" it is, I guess. It's probably one of the more reality based Ghost-type Pokemons out there (next to Cofagrigus), considering that dolls in general are everywhere in the real world. Plus I have pediophobia (phobia of dolls, especially the old porcelain ones), and I just think the overall prospect of animate dolls in general is scary!
The idea of a Pokemon coming alive from a neglected doll to haunt children is genius! Strong, intriguing, and overall amazing!
Aegislash is arguably the best common Pokemon due to his awesome ability to switch from a tank to a sweeper whenever it wants to and since king's shield can heavily punish physical attackers by cutting their attack in half the opponent is immediately stuck in a mind-game when they face Aegislash.
And as a proof of it's influence Mandibuzz who was previously a pretty unknown Pokemon in OU rose to stardom for being the best counter to Aegislash. And since rapid spin hasn't entirely died yet with Defiant users such as Bisharp heavily punish defoggers Aegislash has become the best spinblocker by a mile to the point the only common rapid spinners are Excadrill and Donphan who can hit it hard with EQ, while other awesome rapid spinners such as Starmie have fallen from grace, partly because it can't do much against Aegislash. And don't even dream of pitting another ghost Pokemon against Aegislash, you will almost always face it's shield form and have it tank the first hit and then ...more
There is a reason Aegislash is in uber tier. Amazing typing with 3 immunities and multiple resistances, an ability and stat distribution that can change it from one of the best tanks to one of the best offensive hitters, and access to both stall and sweep tactic move pools. What is often a negative for most pokemon for meta consideration, a low speed stat, is instead a positive on Aegislash by allowing it to tank hits in its defensive form while going second and attacking in offensive form.
This is by far the strongest none-legendary ghost-type pokemon and is even more powerful than quite a lot of the legendary pokemon out there. Some people may hate on it due to the design being based off of inanimate objects (a sword and shield), but it is without a doubt one of the best ghost type pokemon that also stays true to its design. Having the ability to be a hard hitting offensive monster when in sword form or one of the best tanks while in shield form, constantly shifting depending ...more
Was kicked from ubers, but vouching to get back in. Great stats moves, and can counter the likes of dracovis. Plus, it can predict royalty
Aegislash looks amazing, hands down in both forms (more sword form) - ZombieRush
Dusknoir, cool looking, high definitely stats, various type of moves. Despite being slow and low on hp, hopefully if an opponent strikes first, dusknoir won't die and counter attack with his various moves.
DUSKNOIR! Highest base stats if all ghost types! Should be number 1! Totally awesome pokemon not first AGAIN!
A cool thing about Dusknoir's name is that it is a compound "name." Dusk and Noir (the French word for black). Dusknoir is really powerful though.
Awesome moves. Awesome stats. Looks awesome. How is he not number one? Also really deserves a mega evolution.
A huge improvement from that ice face, this girl will freeze you and steal your soul
Froslass has the ability to be insanely powerful when properly trained, especially as a ghost/ice dual type. Add Spikes to her Arsenal and put her at the front of your party. Use the attack 3 times and you'll have an advantage for the rest of your match. She can learn Blizzard naturally which is excellent for double or triple battles. Shadow Ball (common yes, but still good) gives her an easy edge. But her true power comes from Spikes, Blizzard and Hail. She's an excellent area-effect battler.
She's mysterious and beautiful. Super speedy and knows the move Destiny Bond! The best!
Swept the entire elite for in oras all by herself. With max special attack, this thing is truly a beast. Also, it definitely needs a mega.
Terrifying witch with a huge variety of moves. Shame it was kicked from swsh
Absolutely love it. It's design is amazing, it's voice is amazing, it's cute as anything. I love Mismagius so much. 10/10. My favourite Pokemon by far.
This Pokemon on my entire level 100 team DESTROYS the elite four in Pokemon Moon.
Such a diversely movepool, so fast, a food sweeper 100% and with setup is a MONSTER. Enough said.
This pokemon is insanely creepy and cute at the same time. Great backstory. Also, considering it is millenniums better than pikachu, it got what it wanted
Lots of defense + ability + fairy and ghost type + mimic = best and cutest underrated pokemon
Mimikyu is sad because pichachu is better than him love it got z crystal for mimikyu just cool
He is literally my favorite Pokemon. And here's a little secret: [Mimikyu is a dark soul underneath the rag that is like a Coke color.] And it it very scary to have a dark soul roaming around in a rag.
Best physical wall, great ability, great moves like haze
Cofagrigus, the coffin Pokemon and the evolved form of yamask. People who approach cofagrigus are swallowed and turned into mummies. It loves to eat gold!
I've loved Cofagrigus since playing x/y.
Putting it leftovers and using will-o-wisp can troll anyone because hey, high defense plus burning can decrease attack stat plus leftovers can make it heal itself also teach it hex
Sableye used to be good before XY came along because Ghost and Dark used to have no weakness. Ever since Fairy got introduce though, Sableye and Spiritomb got a weakness. Doesn't break the fact that these two are still good, but I believe Sableye is better. - greninjaninja21
I remember the first time I saw a Sableye was in Mystery Dungeon Explorers of Darkness. They were so strong and cool looking, they instantly became my favorite ghost Pokemon. And since they have no weaknesses with their type arrangement, why wouldn't you want one!?
Sableye is strong plus he has no weaknesses and is immune to psychic, fighting, and normal type attacks. He also looks awesome.
Sableye has been my favourite ghost pokemon for a long time. Why wouldn't you want a tank that rivals pokemon that rivals pokemon like quagsire and snorlax in terms of sustain?
It has a extremely powerful defense and special defense. I can use powerful moves while taking less damage by an opponents pokemon. I know this because I beat a Kyogre with my shiny Jellicent. Have it hold the life orb and teach it recover so it can d massive damage while recovering. The best ability for it is cursed body.
Best at dishing out shadow ball and ominous wind, also teach it recover and serf and your set. If your into stats make yours have a calm nature. Also make sure to have cursed body.
Toxic/hex/recover/scald set takes down pretty much anything. Cursed body and water absorb make it even harder to take down. Love this tank of a pokemon.
This is cool because Jellicent is combo with water type which is my personal favorite Pokemon type ever.
In my opinion haunter is much creepier than gengar; gengar looks derpy while haunter is generally scary
Best ghost poke
Best while fighting
Best in all type poke winning
Ash wants to catch this
Very crazy looking and funny, it could make me laugh all day! ; it is cool to me
When I had a haunter I remember it destroying whole teams with dream eater. Definitely cooler than gengar and is very powerful.
Its underrated but I managed to get one in pokemon ultra sun I used to think it was a mythical pokemon because it's awesome and unique - TENTACRUEL
Not only is Spiritomb powerful, but he has an awesome design. What's not to love?
Spiritomb has one of the coolest designs, one weakness only, and above average stats that make him very versatile
Before Gen.6, Spiritomb did not have any weaknesses, making him one of the deadliest to deal with.
Rotom Dex in the pokemon Ultra Sun/Moon games is literally my only friend
Rotom should be at least in the top 5, or ten at least. This thing is an absolute beast! This thing has 6 Forms. SIX FORMS. All of these forms have a ton of resistances, and virtually no weaknesses. Not only do these forms have crazy stats, but they can learn 50% of all TM's, which means they will have the best Flexibility
Rotom Wash is an amazing tank. It has amazing Defensive stats, and only has one weakness: Grass. Rotom Fan has some pretty good attacks, as well as Rotom Frost. Rotom Mow can deal with Spikes, and set up for HP Draining, and Rotom Heat, makes for a great Sweeper. All of this, combined with Amazing Stats and Flexibility means that Rotom, can fill in any team, even when he is still in his Ghost Form.
Long story short - Put Rotom in your team. You will not regret it.
I think that Rotom here should be higher because he has six forms, including the new gen VII Dex. I mean literally, the Dex is OP in USUM. Also, the other forms have unique combinations and designs.
Rotom is a good Pokemon, but not as a ghost type. First of all rotom has a base stat total of lower than 500. That is messed up. Second, it does not have the stats to keep up ghost moves. It's forms such as Wash and heat (the worst with fan. Never use it EVER) are a lot better than it's regular form. All that aside, Rotom is a pretty useful Pokemon. And vote for chandelure. Just do it.
Deserves to be higher. In battle it can be set up in such a way that nothing can attack it
I had a drifblim in alpha sapphire and it was the biggest beast ever it was amazing
Mine has ominous wind, shadow ball, amnesia, and baton pass
Its powerful and It dodges so easily! It deserves to be #1
Definitely my favourite starter out of all of them, I'm a sucker for bird pokemon, especially owls, and it's topped off with ghost/grass type!
Decidueye is just so beautiful! I especially love the grass ghost typing. I chose it for my starter and I haven't regretted it!
Amazing pokemon nothing better then a ghost and grass typing, and its an owl pokemon can it get any better
I am in LOVE with this pokemon! I named mine "Oliver" after the Green Arrow
Hands down, my favorite ghost type! Some people might find Trevenant creepy because he traps people so they can never leave, but it doesn't have any bad intentions. It just wants to protect the forest. Also it's design is metal as hell and so awesome!
It's a great tank, with hidden ability "harvest" you can get infinite berries, combined with substitute and leech seed makes him a great seeder, I have survived many dificult battle with these technique. It's very resistant, even to weakness the downside it's the speed factor, but on trick room team, it will do wonders.
Mine has: Leech seed, Substitute, Curse, Horn leech
Shouldn't trevanat be higher? He is a littoral beast! I had watched a Pokemon battle where a level 50 trevanant destroyed a level 50 darkrai and level 50 tyranitar and it was nearly at full health. You need to teach him the moves leech seed horn leech protect and willow-wisp and he needs the ability harvest and give him a sitrus berry. All you need to do is place leech seed on the enemy and next turn use willow-wisp and if they did a lot of damage he will heal up with the sitris berry and will just regrow it. Just stall the enemy out with protect and use horn leech to do more damage and heal your self. He won't die in one hit as he has very high defense and just tank 'em down with that power. Don't worry about those deadly normal type moves your ghost type.
Trevenant is amazing in design and stats it is by far the best grass-ghost type
Seriously? 28? Wow. Remember Gen 6? It is a great dual-type. Like, seriously. It has the same amount of weaknesses as Chandelure, but Chandelure is number 2 on the list!? Wow. You people don't know your Pokemon at all. What kind of fans are some people?
Personally my favorite ghost type. If not for Ursaring, I'd say my favorite Pokemon of all time. (And I've been playing since Red and Blue, so...)
18? Gourgeist has trick or treat, a gamebreaking move because you can make combinations like normal ghost.
What do you mean pumpkaboo is cute he's so ugly and terrible!
Having 130 in both defenses makes it a reliable tank and spin blocker, and just a fantastic pokemon overall
Incredible trick room Pokemon!
Dusclops is one of the coolest
This Pokemon should be higher on the list than dusknoir because of the eviolite boost. I hate him when I'm against him but I love him when I play him.
Prettiest Ghost type and my favorite too. Look up "Lunala art" and you'll see why. - Inteleon777
Me:ultra moon or ultra sun
moon:*has nighttime for years*
sun:*has sun for years*
me:picks moon*LUNALA IS DA BEST
Come on, why didn't anyone know she's on this list? She is awesome and I'd choose moon over sun.
My brother wants froslass to be not included
This isn't just a legend of a Pokemon. It's so great, that Marshadow is only mentioned in myths.
Have you ever even seen this Pokemon in battle? I got past the Elite Four with this when they were higher levels! Best Ghost Ever!
This is the best Pokemon ever it is cute and powerful why is it not in the top 10
Marshadow was pretty good for me. The moveset it has is: Drain Punch (incase I need health) Close combat (Duh) Ice Punch (flying and can freeze) Some ghost stealing stats move (steals stats and ghost type)
I think it is one of the most reliable pokemon.
It levels up quickly, and it depends on how you train it then it will become very powerful. Once it evolves into Drifblim it will learn to fly! Plus it is both ghost and flying which is awesome, as this
Type isn't that common.
Speed is decent, but other than that, great Pokemon! And if you get one with aftermath, you can end the match with a bang.
I like how its Pokedex entry says it steals children who mistake it for a ballon, laugh out loud. Drifloon and Drifblim are my favorite shiny Pokemon.
I was in third grade getting my first Pokemon card pack, and the very first card I saw was Misdreavus, and I instantly loved her. I just love her in the games as well, and her design is great! But there was another ghost type I really like too, and that is Banette. Ugh! They are both so awesome! I don't know who to decide!
Really? 28? Her evolved form is up in the top ten, but she's all the way down here? Shame on all of you. A poke doesn't have to be fully evolved to be good. She gives every NU physical spinner nightmares. She burns them with her Will-'O-Wisp and that's all she wrote.
Looks really cool and has awesome moves
Kept up the Ghost-Type through Gen 2 single-handedly.Loves to scare people.'enough said.
He's a sand castle that EATS YOU! Like, how?
Enter the sandman lol
He's just cool
Good ghost type but I havnt played sun and moon :I
Duskull is the best ever should be 1 best ever
Pretty cool looking, otherwise pathetic
It's the worst Pokemon in the world
He just looks amazing! Cute and cool. Definitely one of my favourite ghost types. :-)
Better than normal gengar
All 3 elemental punches plus drain punch and stab shadow punch with iron fist makes golurk a trick room sweaper with its beastly 124 attack, or annoy your opponent with no guard dynamic punch. Plus it can learn fly which makes it the superman equivalent of Pokemon
I am so surprised Gengar beat this thing, I mean, you get so little ghost types with such high attack and not sp attack, making it uncommon. It also has a badass design, move pool and Shiny Form
One of the best direct attacking pokemon I can think of. Pairs well with Frosslass in double battles since they cover each others weaknesses. Decent move pool: Earthquake, Phantom Force, Focus Punch, Substitute
Teach it shadow ball, earthquake, hammer arm, and fly.
Best Pokemon ever
I think he is cute
It steals the like energy out of you! How Awesome is that? Plus, ghost and fire is a cool combonation. Inferno, Flame Burst, It has an okay moveset and Sp. Attack. Also it is cute. K bye. - Swaggy11
Ok people, Y IS THIS SO LOW?!?! Shedninja may have no up power, but that only means don't go against their weakness! 13 out of 18 types it doesn't feel, it has beast speed and attack, and it can learn phantom force...what's better? (by the way, even though it doesn't need it, shedninja does have decent defense) on a non-battle state, since shedninja doesn't move too often, or speak too much, it's the perfect Pokemon for school! Small, silent, and deadly! The perfect ghost type!
Who needs health when you have wonder guard, just one problem, you have to stare at its back when you use him, so your soul is now gone.
When I first encountered one of these Pokemon it wiped my team out because I had no idea what wonder guard was and I was like what the hell it doesn't die!
Come on! Wonder Guard is the best ability and Shedinja is the only Pokemon who knows it!
Gastly is good at least I voted for something
Why is Gastly down here?
Because people vote based on the pokemon you want on your team, not on what pokemon is cute - germshep24
Gastly is a good Pokemon
Gastly is so amazing - winfreyb
Lampent is sooo cute!
COME ON PEOPLE VOTE THIS GUY! HE LOOKS SO COMMANDING AND IS SO GOOD ON POKEMON DUEL I'm SURE HE IS ON OTHER GAMES TOO please vote
@Visitor You don't tell me what to do. - Pokemonfan10
Even though its design looks a little lazy, you have to admit that deep down you love this thing at leased a little bit (unless your a Genwunner)
LOL should be 1 st
Its not ghost type lol
Phantump is both adorable and creepy if you understand the description in the pokedex.
Phantump is a great pokemon with good amount of hp
Such a cool and cute design.
I love saying this Pokemon's name! It's a cute, original name.
The greatest steel ghost type pokemon ever
The best ghost. Period.
Doublade is better than Aegislash
Eviolite, Using eviolite on this Pokemon is a must, toxic 100% hit and you can use swords dance to increase its low attack.
Very strong.Got groudon and Kyogre into its control in the movie; Hoopa and the clash of the ages.
He has two forms: cute and strong. This Hoopa entry counts for both. It also has mysterious rings that appear everywhere is ORAS
Hoopa a mythical Pokemon it should be first
I think hoopa's special attack stat is op. Even though I prefer hoopa unbound.
Cute and ghostly
I love yamask!
He is my favorite he’s cute and a ghost type my favorite.
Darkrai is not a ghost type!
Darkrai is pure dark - Banette-marionette
Can make you have night mares
It's purely a Dark Type - PokemonGOSucks
Are you mad it is not even a ghost type Pokemon
Can people please not put up other types?
Best Pokemon ever
He is nooot a ghost type!
Wynaut put him on the list?
I love Dhelmise! It's design is amazing, It's cool sharp teeth seaweed arrangement on the anchor, it's cute lil' compass eye and the fact that it's almost 13 feet tall make it even more intimidating and cool. It's also good in battle with an amazing attack stat of 131 and alright 70/100/90 defenses mean that it can deal huge damage while tanking most non-super effective hits. It also has a huge movepool with things like Power Whip, Shadow Claw, Phantom Force, Rapid Spin, Earthquake, Rock Slide, Gyro Ball, and it's signature move Anchor Shot. It's ability is Steelworker as well, boosting the power of it's Steel-Type moves basically giving it triple STAB. I just love him so much, easily in my top five favorite Pokemon from Generation 7!
Dhelmize move set
One of the coolest new Pokemon from gen 8. - Marxcute19
Love this pokemon best
A wicked dragon, family man/lady, can sweep in competive, and looks really good. definitely one of the best new pokemob.
My 2nd favorite pokemon I love it
How could you put my Jade so low?! (That's the name of mine in my Deviantart exclusive comic series: The Shade and Jade Chronicles.)
Shuppet's SUPERcute! The thorn on it's head contains very strong powers.
Agreed In Fact I'm shiny hunting for it right now
It knows the move bleh
Frillish is awesome and it is really strong. I once beat a Jellicent with one move with my Frillish.
I think it is better than its evolved form.
How can people not love adorable frillish? Frillish comes in different colours and can learn great water and ghost type moves. Eg. surf, shadow ball and pretty much any strong water or ghost HM/TM. Finally, frillish evolves into the strong jellicent!
Especially if you name it "ponedge" not honedge��� -
Gogoat is not a ghost type!
The ghost goat
ITS ONLY A GRASS TYPE POKEMON!
BESt Pokemon EvER :P
He's not a ghost type is he I though he was a grass type not saying he not good I say he good too but gastly and him should be switched
Who Ever put Tropius on here must really love this Pokemon - MEGAMANZEROSTRIDER
Not even a ghost. It should be because I forgot it existed
Most op ghost in the game