The Top 10 Best Ghost Type Pokemon Ever

If you want to add the strongest and best ghost Pokemon to your team, look no further! These Pokemon have the best stats, move pools & abilities of all non-legendary ghost types which allow them to thrive in competitive battling and general game-play.


Honorable Mentions:

Decidueye, Dusknoir, Cofagrigus, Jellicent


10. Alolan Marowak

best ghost type pokemon - alolan marowak

Marowak is the evolved form of a Cubone that has overcome its sadness at the loss of its mother and grown tough. Its tempered and hardened spirit is not easily broken.


Good attacks for Marowak: shadow bone, flare blitz, bonemerang, fire punch, low kik, swords dance, stealth rock


9. Froslass

best ghost type pokemon - froslass

Froslass freezes foes with an icy breath nearly -60 degrees Fahrenheit. What seems to be its body is actually hollow.


Good attacks for Froslass: ice beam, shadow ball, icy wind, destiny bond, spikes


8. Cursola

Cursola's shell is overflowing with its heightened otherworldly energy. Be cautious of the ectoplasmic body surrounding its soul. You'll become stiff as stone if you touch it.

Good attacks for Cursola: shadow ball, hex, ice beam, earth power, hydro pump, will-O-wisp, stealth rocks, strength sap


7. Sableye

best ghost type pokemon - sableye

Sableye lead quiet lives deep inside caverns. They are feared because they are thought to steal the spirits of people when their eyes burn with a sinister glow in the darkness.


Good attacks for Sableye: knock off, fake out, foul play, toxic, will-O-wisp, recover, protect


6. Chandelure

best ghost type pokemon - chandelure

Being consumed in Chandelure's flame burns up the spirit, leaving the body behind. The spirits burned up in its ominous flame lose their way and wander this world forever.


Good attacks for Chandelure: flamethrower, shadow ball, energy ball, calm mind


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5. Polteageist

Polteageist lives in antique teapots. Most pots are forgeries, but on rare occasions, an authentic work is found. Leaving leftover black tea unattended is asking for it to come along and pour itself into it, turning the tea into a new Polteageist.

Good attacks for Polteageist: shadow ball, giga drain, stored power, shell smash


4. Mimikyu

best ghost type pokemon - mimikyu

Mimikyu's actual appearance is unknown. A scholar who saw what was under its rag was overwhelmed by terror and died from the shock.


Good attacks for Mimikyu: play rough, shadow claw, shadow sneak, swords dance


3. Gengar

best ghost type pokemon - gengar

Sometimes, on a dark night, your shadow cast by a streetlight will suddenly and startlingly overtake you. It is actually a Gengar running past you, pretending to be your shadow.


Good attacks for Gengar: shadow ball, sludge wave, focus blast, icy wind, thunderbolt hex, will-O-wisp, destiny bond


2. Dragapult

best ghost type pokemon - dragapult

When it isn't battling, Dragapult keeps Dreepy in the holes on its horns. Once a fight starts, it launches the Dreepy like supersonic missiles. Apparently the Dreepy inside Dragapult's horns eagerly look forward to being launched out at Mach speeds!


Good attacks for Dragapult: hex, draco meteor, shadow ball, fire blast, thunder bolt, U-turn, will-O-wisp, thunder wave


1. Aegislash

best ghost type pokemon - aegislash

Generations of kings were attended by Aegislash, which used their spectral power to manipulate and control people and Pokémon.


Good attacks for Aegislash: king's shield, gyro ball, iron head, shadow ball, sacred sword, shadow sneak, swords dance, toxic



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