Best Ghost Type Pokemon
Psychic : use same move selection as shown above
It's Olso weak to other ghost type moves but against another ghost type if this isn't obvious use your own ghost moves!
Dark:generation 1 not a problem but you could also teach it focus blast to cover this.
Ground:only as mega Gengar due to the fact that Gengar doesn't have levitate in its mega form but teach it ice beam other wise.
Has good coverage for weaknesses good special attack awesome mega evoulution and good move pool is all good with me
Hypnosis, nightmare, dream eater, hex all do massive damage to sleeping foes teach to Gengar!
Dude, this guy is like the other version of Mega Alakazam! With amazing SpA and Speed stats, this guy can sweep! Mega Gengar can literally be anything! It can be an all-out sweeper or a Hex trapper with it's ability Shadow Tag! The typing is also great, Ghost-Poison meaning that it can also destroy Fairy types with Sludge Wave. With a wide variety of moves, Mega Gengar can literally smash anyone in it's way! It has great coverage moves like Focus Blast and Sludge Wave, with Clear Smog as well! One of the BEST pokemon ever created!
I like gengar, because: 1)he is excellent "finisher" (t.I., can KO Pokemon, who is severly injured), because not only outspeeds majority of Pokemon with it high speed (110), but also have devastating special attack (130), witth moves like shadowball or sludge bomb (both have STAB); 2)have great 'defense" - you cannot hit somebody if you are sleeping (using high speed and successfully hypnosis); 3)have great "health" - not only can regain health, but also do damages (dream eater); 4)more battle goes weaker opponent gets (I prefer sludge bomb, because it has 30% chance to poison + sleep can devastate even no-resist bulky Pokemon); 5)maybe my favorit thing about gengar is destiny bond (if he goes doown, opponent too), which is so grate against opponent most valuable Pokemons, especially when gengar has low health (with mega gengar "no switch out skill" it is even more devastating).
Gengar is much stronger than Chandelure and other ghosr type pokemon because its got incredible special attack and speed And a mega evolution three type immunites and the orginal Ghost type pokemon Gengars the ghost type pokemon that came so close in our hearts we were scared of these pokemon and humans would be scared for them if there wasnt pokeballs. Even so Gengars learns dream eater and hypnosis which are deadly moves and then I mean very deadly moves! Gengar can defeat a Alakazam a Alakazam. Its super effective against Psychic which is very powerful and good. Because Psychic types are hard to beat and mewtwo also but when you got Gengar to save the day then that's even a thread to the 2 strongest pokemon of all time. Mewtwo looks up to Gengar now that's how you now Gengars a Boss and a half
Ok, now staying away from strategies and stats and stuff, Chandelure is still better than Gengar. Let's talk about design. And before anyone disses it for being an object mon, just SHUT UP and save your time. It's design is amazing. It's evo line is my favorite across all games. Litwick is just the best, it's based off of will-of-the-wisps and cliche floating candles and it's the cutest and best pre-evo mon ever. And then it grows up to become a ghostly badass gothic chandelier with ghostly flames that can burn your soul. Shut up and take my money. To put it simply, Gengar's just second rate.
It is amazing! I don't know what to say, hmm. A very good special attacker, a little slow, but its wide variety for a moveset simply amaze me. It can cover almost all of it's weaknesses (maybe all if you choose to have HP fighting or something for dark) but other then that, the design, is cute and also cool. It is also a fire/ghost type, which gives a huge advantage for battle. It can be an annoying tank(if you want to), and it can also be a full all out special attacker. It is simply, wow. I don't know how I managed to say how amazing Chandelure is. I don't really care that most people think that Gengar is the best. It probably is, but it will never change the way I look at Chandelure.
Did I seriously write something like an essay just to say how awesome a pokemon is?
Although Gengar is considered "overpowered" when it is mega evolved, it loses its immunity to ground type moves and, instead, becomes weak to them. Chandelure has plenty of type weakness, but it beats those with its sheer number of super effective moves. Not only that, but Chandelure's design is much more sophisticated then Gengar itself, and so much cooler. Plus, Litwick was much cooler than Gengar even BEFORE it evolved.
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
Giratina is my favorite Pokemon, so I may be a bit biased... However before I even got into competitive play I knew this thing was powerful. Excellent design and concept were what won my favoritism for him, however his remarkable stats and ability to switch form with the Grisceous Orb (did I spell that right? ) makes him a colossal threat on the battlefield and are the reason why he is banned in most competitive play. Up to this point, he is also the only ghost-type legendary.
I would also like to add that many Pokemon on this list, such as Aegislash, are much more useful than Gengar and have better designs and concepts too, and I urge you, the people, to vote for them instead of the generic ghost blob.
The best reason is because he actually is a tank and can easily KO and stop arceus from sweeping with sword dance and extreme speed in fact it can 1 hit arceus with eiver using sword dance amnesia or nasty plot and use a special move (if amnesia or nasty plot) or an physical move (if used sword dance) use one of the boosts and watch it destroy. Anyway to add to that it can easily kill dialga and palkia with aura sphere and palkia with dragon rush and even more it can nearly 1 hit almost any ghost type so really should be number 3 or 2 but spot on if 1
I really like Girantina and its moves. It's a really cool pokemon to have on your team, but it doesn't really deserve the top ten list on account that it's a legendary but it's a great fighter none the less! They should make a new non legendary Ghost Dragon combo which would totally quirk my interests.
Giratina is freaky (ish). It is so powerful, it destroyed Dialga who's the same strength as Palkia (GUARDIAN of space). It's lowest power is 90 for speed, not a biggy. Giratina doesn't need speed. Giratina is so violent it is banished for it's violence. And also, I'd like to add that pretty much you don't need any other Pokemon on your team exept evenly matched Pokemons like Mewtwo and Rayquaza.
Banette is an awesome and adorable under appreciated Pokémon. If you really think about it, Banette isn’t the evil one, the kid who threw it in the dumpster is. The kid threw the doll into the dumpster, and probably knew the dump truck was gonna come around and CRUSH IT. I mean, you gotta feel bad for them. Also, you can’t hate an entire species for one reason, some might be evil, but some might not. seriously tho, Banette is an awesome species of Pokémon
I also love ghost types but hate horror movies lol
Banette is one of the best. He is just flat out AMAZING because he has a very great attack stat unlike most ghosts who are high in their special attack and I took this awesome thing and even took it through the elite four.
Absolute beast. While the defense and speed are...well, to be completely honest, a bit pathetic, the attack is absolutely WONDERFUL. I can't really say much though because I'm awful at explaining stuff.
In gen 3, all ghosts were physicals. With it's sp attack, Gengar was kinda weak, but this thing kicked ass with Shadow Ball. Now that Shadow Ball became special, Gengar is better, but in gen 3, it would lose to Banette.
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
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
Yeah I'll have to hand it to this guy/girl.Even though Chandelure is OP, Aegislash takes the cake with its high defense and special attack when changed to different stances shield and blade respectively. Aegislash has a higher attack and special attack than chandelier, 150 and defense when changed.Its design and history is more than enough to make it first on this list of competitive Pokemon.
Great pokemon overall with sweeper to tank ability and kings shield which basically cuts direct attackers attacks down so they lose their momentum. any attacking moves go well with it because of blade form which gives it 150 attack and special attack. Pairs well with jellicent since they cover their weaknesses pretty well except for jellicents electricity weakness. Also a really cool animation and should definitely get an Alolan form of a tribal sword. That would be beasty. :D
The only way I would want to buy Sinnoh remakes is if they add a spirit world because I love this Pokémon. If they do, you know who to blame when all the copies are sold out.
The spirit world concept is very underrated and very awesome! I want a main series game where you can head to the spirit world and encounter a few of these pokemon!
Dusknoir is cool. My dusknoir swept away whole of Steven's team and 2 out of 3 Pokemons of Cynthia (including her garchomp) in black 2 tournament. Moreover, it always defeats 1 or 2 Pokemon (sometime 3) in black 2 tournament, no matter which Pokemon is against it.
Its just an overall beast with trick room and his design is just generally bad-ass and I think that is is equal to a Dusclops with an eviolite but the downside to that is, it can't have any other item so I would definitely go for this guy when setting up a good ghost tank!
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.
Glacia's Froslass is powerful and cool at the same time. It looks amazing in its Kimono based design and nice attack animations make it one of the best looking Pokemon I've seen. When I battled her, Froslass almost had an OHKO on my lv100 Serperior! That broke the tier for my team and now I'm going to raise her for my team alongside Glalie.
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.
Froslass is magnificent and to be honest I can't understand how she is 7th and not higher beause she certainly deservers to be!
Mismagius is currently my favorite pokemon. I lost my breath when I saw this queen all the way down here. what? It's a killer! Gengar lost its levitate ability, which still sucks, but Mismagius STILL has it! Three type immunities. Good special attack and defense. its attack sucks, but hey, just give it special moves. Its defense and speed are not the best either, but I EV trained mine and it turned into a massive killer! Misdreavus is totally worth the catch. Catch it, and give it a dusk stone. A legend was born.
Yes gengar is a much better version of mismagius...but as a pure ghost type...mismagius is a must have. Nasty Plot, Shadow ball, Psychic and Pain split. Nasty plot to increase sp. atk, Shadow ball and psychic both have chance at reducing enemy sp. definitely and a strong base attack for its types, pain split to make sure dar types feel their own suffering. Mismagius has a **cking hat! and has very sturdy stats
In my first run of Gen4 I lost against Fantina because her Mismagius sweeped my entire team with Shadow Ball! A great underrated special attacker with lots of potential. Mismagius looks very cool and is my favourite pokemon!
Incredilble speed and special attack and two types immunities. He is all misdreavus is but so much more awesome. And you gotta respect mismagius when he has that crazed look on his face, crepy, powerful, cool, he's all you'd want out of a ghost type.
Best physical wall, great ability, great moves like haze
I'm mostly in this for the looks, so that's why I voted him first.
He, s the best ghost Pokemon I can think of.
I bet this pokemon has king tut inside it.
So op should definitely be #1 I defeated all elite four and champion flawlessly and had no retry seriously defeated all elite four and champion in like 10 min with 1 mimiky u level 100. It is strongest Pokemon ever be. Also my favorite.
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
Honestly this Pokemon pretty much carried me through the game the awesome disguise ability helped it withstand so many moves like doom desire and flash cannon 10/10 Pokemon!
It has a great ability a ok move pool for a ghost types alike and it can't get hit by normal fighting or dragon type move and it has good stats and it origins it what's to be your friend
The first time I encountered a sableye was when I was playing project Pokemon and I found it in a swablu grass patch and I caught it. I love this Pokemon so much I even have a plush sableye since they're really strong and cute. They're just like me because we both love to prank people and make jokes! They're really awesome Pokemon but their weakness is f type Pokemon
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.
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 my powerhouse, it should be number 1 or in the top 3 at least, his only weakness is fairy and I used my sableye to destroy a couple different fairy types such as Clefairy, Clefable, Klefki and many more. Sableye has always been my favorite ghost type and no Gengar can replace him.
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.
Only ghost and water Pokemon and can learn some wicked water moves (surf, etc) and some great ghost moves (shadow ball, etc). Therefore jellicent is the best of both worlds! I also like the different gender appearences and frillish is adorable!
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.
When I had a haunter I remember it destroying whole teams with dream eater. Definitely cooler than gengar and is very powerful.
Haunter is the best. I have a lv 80 haunter it beats everything. It knows shadow ball, shadow punch, night shade, psychic. It's awesome
For me it is the best Pokemon than Mega haunter and the most funniest Pokemon I had ever seen
Very crazy looking and funny, it could make me laugh all day! ; it is cool to me
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.
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.
Rotom is one of my favourite pokemon in the world but 13. I mean this thing has to at least be in the top 5. Doesn't this beast get any respect. P.S my 3 favourite forms are heat, fan & normal.
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.
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
One of my favorite ghost Pokémon. Teach it minimize, stockpile, will-o-wisp and baton pass and hand off the stat boosts and your unstoppable!
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Omnimous wind, minimize, stockpile and baton pass. If I get all those stats onto a pokemon=Victory
Prior to x and y Spiritomb's types allowed him to not have super effective damage. On top of this, he has a high-average stat total that makes him fairly strong.
Only 1 weakness, only 0 Pokemon that can out look it. By far the best Pokemon that sweep anyone in its way
Before Gen.6, Spiritomb did not have any weaknesses, making him one of the deadliest to deal with.
Not only is Spiritomb powerful, but he has an awesome design. What's not to love?
Dude, decidueye is literally my favorite pokemon of all time! He is the only ghost type starter pokemon. The only thing that disappoints me is he isn't in the amorphous group with all the other ghosts. Also, he is better than incineroar and would have been flipping AWESOME in smash. Like, 10 times better than incineroar could ever be. Ghost types are the best type
When I first saw Decidueye I thought he was grass and flying but I was wrong. It has amazing stats, moves and an awesome design the concept of a owl archer is original. As a bonus it appears in Pokken tournament on Nintendo switch.
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!
It's a shame that Trevenant never got a Mega Evolution. If it did, it would be more of a heavy attacker. A must-have if you're playing Pokemon Y. My team on X mainly just consists of Delphox, Venusaur, Gogoat, Klefki, Sylveon and Tyrantrum. One thing that's disturbing about this Pokemon is that its pre-evolved form, Phantump, are basically lost forest children, as stated in the Pokedex entry. So what its saying is that I had to catch literal children to get this beast. Yeeeah. That honestly sounds like pedophilia.
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.
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
Best Tank EVER because of it's A.O.E ghost moves and it's ability to recover using its horn leech to recover lost HP. It also can use its forest curse to turn opponents into grass types which is useful if you have a Chandelure on your team. (or any type good against grass, just thinking about my future all ghost team! ) One of the top ghost pokemon on my list guys! Recommended move set: Horn leech, will o whisp, forest curse, curse. :D
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.
Dusclops is a really good Pokemon in battle and really recomend you everyone should have one
Eviolite makes him just as good as Dusknoir without the ugly change.
Defeated Ash Charizard in anime.
Not only does Dianthe have a gourgeist (Kalos champion) but gourgeist has a great selection of powerful ghost type moves AND grass type moves. Eg. shadow ball, phantom force and seed bomb. Notably, gourgeist has trick or treat which turns your opponent into a ghost type. This means that because ghost type is supereffective on ghost type, you can hit your foe incredibly hard! Gourgeist also has different sizes which is unique and evolves from the adorable pumpkaboo!
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.
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)
The first time I saw marshadow I instantly loved it! Marshadow is amazing in battle and quite cute at the same time.Marshadow should definitely be higher on the list.I was devistated when I found out the marshadow event was over and I really hope they do the event again
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!
Why is this not no. 1?!, spectral thief steals stats, BEFORE doing damage, making it a good xerneas focus sash counter, also, this thing is TEARING up ubers.
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.
! ARE U KIDDING ME! Misdreavus is awesome. It's so adorable and pretty! It's evoled form looks like a French sandwich got stuck in its throat. yuck. Shame on all of u. Gangar is weird. Misdreavus is cute and awesome. Shut up anyone who didn't vote for this Pokemon.
Looks really cool and has awesome moves
Good ghost type but I havnt played sun and moon :I
Enter the sandman lol
He's just cool
Yeet! this thing is a monster to fight in battle! 1
Duskull is the best ever should be 1 best ever
Pretty cool looking, otherwise pathetic
It's the worst Pokemon in the world
Em this is one of best pvp tanks in game...