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Ghost (type)

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Notable Ghost-type Trainers
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* [[Generation II]] introduced the fewest Ghost-type Pokémon, with only one, {{p|Misdreavus}}.
* [[Generation V]] introduced the fewest Ghost-type moves, with only one, {{m|Hex}}.
* In [[Generation I]], Ghost-type moves have no effect on {{type|Psychic}} Pokémon, though an abundance of evidence suggests that this may have been an error. Multiple sources mention that Ghost-type moves are super effective on Psychic-type Pokémon: official strategy guides published by Nintendo, two episodes of the {{pkmn|anime}} (''[[EP023|The Tower of Terror]]'' and ''[[EP024|Haunter versus Kadabra]]''), and even the games themselves, where a Trainer in the [[Saffron Gym]] mentions that Psychic-type Pokémon "only fear {{t|Bug}}s and Ghosts" (though the reference to Ghost-type Pokémon was removed in {{game|Yellow}}). This was corrected in Generation II to make Ghost-type moves actually be super effective against Psychic-type Pokémon.
* There are no Ghost-type moves with an [[accuracy]] lower than 100%.
* While the Ghost type has an immunity to {{type|Normal}} moves, several damaging moves that display as Normal can affect them, including {{m|Hidden Power}} (whose actual type varies) and {{m|Struggle}} (Generation II onward).
** Ghost and Normal are the only two types to be ineffective against each other.
* [[Kalos]] is the only region without a notable Ghost-type [[Type expert|specialist]].
* Every odd-numbered generation has introduced a female [[Elite Four]] member specializing in the Ghost-type Pokémon.
* In [[Pokémon Conquest]], Ghost-type Pokémon which are not part-{{t|Flying}} or have {{a|Levitate}} are shown with an animation of physically passing through enemies, referencing the common belief that real -life ghosts can pass through solid objects. They cannot, however, pass through any other obstacle on the field in-game.
* Ghost and Dark types are super effective against the same types. As of Generation VI, the only differences between them is that Dark-type moves are not very effective on Fighting or Fairy while Ghost-type moves do not affect Normal Pokémon.
* As shown in the {{pkmn|anime}}'s {{series|Sun & Moon}}, Ghost-type Pokémon, despite their name, have lifespans and can die. This was first mentioned in ''[[SM073|Why Not Give Me a Z-Ring Sometime?]]'', where [[Acerola]] revealed that her {{shiny}} {{p|Mimikyu}}, Mimikins, is in fact the ghost of a deceased Mimikyu. Later, in ''[[SM125|A Timeless Encounter!]]'', it is revealed that {{an|Professor Kukui}} had once befriended a {{pkmn2|Totem}} {{p|Trevenant}} that he [[nickname]]d Elder. It is later revealed that Elder had passed away sometime afterwards, its body now a regular tree.
* All Ghost-type moves are eligible to be used in [[Sky Battle]]s.
* The Ghost and Dragon types are the only typesones that are weak to their own element.
* The Ghost type is the only type of which [[{{Ash Ketchum]]}} has neveryet to officially ownedown at least one Pokémon in the anime.
 
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