Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon - Ghost Type Pokemon: Directory

This article contains all the information about Ghost Type Pokemon including their weaknesses, their strengths from Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon.

Ghost Type Pokemon

Ghost type pokemon are common and usually appeared in Lavender Tower. As the generations continued other trainers began to appear as masters specializing in Ghost Type pokemon. One of them is Agatha from the Elite Four being a specialist in Ghost Type pokemon. In Johto Morty of Ecruteak Gym specialized in Ghost Type pokemon. In Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Acerola is the representative as a specialist in Ghost type pokemon.

Battle Properties

Like any other pokemon Ghost Type have an advantage over certain types. For example Normal Type pokemon cannot damage Ghost Type pokemon. Ghost type pokemon cannot also receive damage from Fighting type pokemon. However they did take extra damage from Dark types and other fellow Ghost Type pokemon. They also take half damage from incoming Poison or Bug Type attacks.

Type Defenses

×2 Dark Ghost
x1 Fire Water Flying Grass Electric Steel Water Ice Psychic Fairy
×1/2 Bug Poison
x0 Normal Fighting

However this can change if the pokemon is a dual-type (i.e. Psychic/ Ghost like Hoopa). Then Hoopa will take x4 damage if hit with a Dark Type attack.

Ghost Type

Pokedex No. Name Type
#200 Misdreavus Ghost
#353 Shuppet Ghost
#355 Banette Ghost
Mega Banette Ghost
#356 Duskull Ghost
#357 Dusclops Ghost
#429 Mismagius Ghost
#477 Dusknoir Ghost
#562 Yamask Ghost
#563 Cofagrigus Ghost

Dual Type

Dual Type pokemon often take more damage from a single element. However this is done in exchange for taking regular damage from another element the type in question is weak to. For example Hoopa is a dual Psychic/Ghost Type pokemon. If Hoopa gets hit with a Dark or Ghost type attack it’ll take quadruple the damage.

Primary: Water

Dual Type Ghost Type have two mixtures. One has Ghost as its primary type and the other as its secondary type. However regardless if the type is primary or secondary it does not affect the STAB and power of certain moves.


The only Ghost Type pokemon with a Dark type attribute in it is Spiritomb. Making its appearance as Cynthia’s starter pokemon from the Elite Four Roster (Pokemon Diamond/ Pearl/ Platinum) this pokemon is known not to have any weakness. In order to defeat this Ghost-type pokemon players must brute force the pokemon. There is no known way to defeat a Ghost Type pokemon with a Dark type attribute that easily even in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#442 Spiritomb Ghost Dark
Ghost/ Dragon

The only Ghost Type Pokemon with Dragon as its secondary is Giratina. A legendary pokemon from Pokemon Platinum this pokemon is known to easily plow through enemies using a variety of Ghost type moves. If given the Ghost plate this creature can make short work of any Dark-type or Psychic type trainer. Because of its Dragon attribute however Giratina loses the Ghost type pokemon’s neutrality to other elements. It becomes susceptible to Ice Dragon Fairy and along with the Ghost type pokemon’s usual weaknesses.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#487 Giratina Ghost Dragon
Ghost/ Ground

Ghost Type under this category are immune to Electric attacks. The only two known pokemon here are Sandygast and Palossand two newly added pokemon from Pokemon Sun and Moon. It also has increased resistance against Poison type attacks. However they now take double damage form Water Grass and Ice attacks.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#769 Sandygast Ghost Ground
#770 Palossand Ghost Ground
Ghost/ Fairy

The newest addition to the pokemon family Mimikyu is the only one even until Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon to have this unique combination. Being part fairy means Mimikyu loses its weakness to Darkness and instead swaps it out for Steel type attack weakness.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#778 Mimikyu Ghost Fairy
Ghost/ Flying

Any Ghost type pokemon under this type gains resistance from Bug and Grass types. However they take additional damage from Ice and Electric type pokemon.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#425 Drifloon Ghost Flying
#426 Drifblim Ghost Flying
Ghost/ Grass

As a half-Grass Type Pokemon the Ghost Type pokemon under this category are susceptible to Fire Ice and Flying.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#709 Phantump Ghost Grass
#710 Trevenant Ghost Grass
#711 Gourgeist Ghost Grass
#781 Dhelmise Ghost Grass
Ghost/ Poison

Pokemon under this category take double damage from Ground Electric and Psychic type.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#92 Gastly Ghost Poison
#93 Haunter Ghost Poison
#94 Gengar Ghost Poison
Mega Gengar Ghost Poison
Ghost/ Fire

To defeat pokemon from this category players need to use Fighting Ground Electric attacks for double damage. However players can also easily defeat them by using Grass Type pokemon.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#607 Litwick Ghost Fire
#608 Lampent Ghost Fire
#609 Chandelure Ghost Fire
Secondary: Ghost

Secondary Ghost Type Pokemon give more priority to certain types of attacks. For example if the pokemon is a Rock/ Ghost Type it will prioritize more Rock-type moves in terms of dealing damage. However in terms of weakness their weaknesses are similar to those who have Ghost as their primary type.

Water/ Ghost

The Ghost type attribute is what makes these water types susceptible to also psychic and dark attacks. As a ghost type they now have weaknesses to Electric attacks.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#592 Frillish Water Ghost
#593 Jellicent Water Ghost
Bug/ Ghost
Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#292 Shedinja Bug Ghost
Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#479 Rotom Electric Water
Fire/ Ghost

Alola Marowak is the only known pokemon in Pokemon Sun and Moon and Pokemon Ultra Sun that is a Fire Type mixed with Ghost type. The Ghost attribute makes the Alola Marowak susceptible to psychic and dark attacks.

Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#105 Alola Marowak Fire Ghost
#806 Blacephalon Fire Ghost
Ice/ Ghost
Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#478 Froslass Ice Ghost
Grass/ Ghost
Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#724 Decidueye Grass Ghost
Psychic/ Ghost
Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#720 Hoopa Psychic Ghost
#792 Lunala Psychic Ghost
Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#802 Marshadow Ghost Fighting
Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#679 Honedge Steel Ghost
#680 Doublade Steel Ghost
#681 Aegislash Steel Ghost
Ground/ Ghost
Pokedex No. Name Type 1 Type 2
#622 Golett Ground Ghost
#623 Golurk Ground Ghost

Pokemon Types

Pokemon (Type)
Normal Fire Water
Electric Grass Ice
Fighting Poison Ground
Flying Psychic Bug
Rock Ghost Dragon
Dark Steel Fairy

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