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- Not to be confused with Polteageist.
Poltergeist (Japanese: ポルターガイスト Poltergeist) is a damage-dealing Ghost-type move introduced in Generation VIII.
||This move effect may be in need of research. |
Reason: Will a Pokémon with Mold Breaker ignore Klutz when using Poltergeist?
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Poltergeist deals damage if the target is holding an item, after displaying the message "[target] is about to be attacked by its [item]!" If used when the target is not holding an item, or the target's Ability is Klutz, the move fails.
If used on a Pokémon weak to Ghost-type moves holding a Kasib Berry, Red Card, or a Weakness Policy, Poltergeist will still do damage after the item has been consumed, but the item in question still takes effect.
||The user attacks the target by controlling the target's item. The move fails if the target doesn't have an item.
||This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.
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