Ghost Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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The Ghost Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is known to be good at avoiding traps or encounters in the wild. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Ghost types is Ryme of the Montenevera Gym.

In this guide, we will be talking about Ghost type weaknesses and resistances and how players can take advantage of it with the current Pokémon roster of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Ghost Type Weaknesses

Ghost types are weak against:

  • Dark
  • Ghost

Keep a look out for these Pokémon who can deal super effective attacks:

  • Greavard (Ghost)
  • Houndstone (Ghost)
  • Gimmighoul Chest and Roaming (Ghost)
  • Flutter Mane (Ghost/Fairy)
  • Skeledirge (Fire/Ghost)
  • Bramblin (Grass/Ghost)
  • Brambleghast (Grass/Ghost)
  • Gholdengo (Steel/Ghost)
  • Ceruledge (Fire/Ghost)
  • Annihilape (Fighting/Ghost) *Fighting moves are not very effective
  • Maschiff (Dark)
  • Mabosstiff (Dark)
  • Iron Jugulis (Dark/Flying)
  • Ting-Lu (Dark/Ground)
  • Chien-Pao (Dark/Ice)
  • Wo-Chien (Dark/Grass)
  • Chi-Yu (Dark/Fire)
  • Kingambit (Dark/Steel)
  • Meowscarada (Grass/Dark)
  • Bombirdier (Flying/Dark)
  • Brute Bonnet (Grass/Dark)
  • Roaring Moon (Dragon/Dark)

Ghost Type Resistances

Ghost types have the most immunities of all types, being immune to the following:

  • Normal
  • Fighting

Look out for these Pokémon who Ghost types can counter:

  • Lechonk (Normal)
  • Oinkologne (Normal)
  • Dudunsparce (Normal)
  • Tandemaus (Normal)
  • Maushold (Normal)
  • Farigiraf (Normal/Psychic)
  • Squawkabilly (Normal/Flying)
  • Shroodle (Poison/Normal)
  • Grafaiai (Poison/Normal)
  • Paldean Tauros (Fighting/Fire//Water)
  • Iron Hands (Fighting/Electric)
  • Koraidon (Fighting/Dragon)
  • Annihilape (Fighting/Ghost) *Ghost moves are super effective
  • Quaquaval (Water/Fighting)
  • Pawmo (Electric/Fighting)
  • Pawmot (Electric/Fighting)
  • Flamigo (Flying/Fighting)
  • Great Tusk (Ground/Fighting)
  • Iron Valiant (Fairy/Fighting)
  • Slither Wing (Bug/Fighting)

On the other hand, the following type moves are not very effective against Ghost types:

  • Poison
  • Bug

Look out for these Pokémon who Ghost types can be relatively safe fighting against:

  • Lokix (Bug/Dark) *Dark moves are super effective
  • Tarountula (Bug)
  • Spidops (Bug)
  • Nymble (Bug)
  • Rellor (Bug)
  • Rabsca (Bug/Psychic)
  • Paldean Wooper (Poison)
  • Clodsire (Poison/Ground)
  • Shroodle (Poison/Normal)
  • Grafaiai (Poison/Normal)
  • Glimmet (Rock/Poison)
  • Glimmora (Rock/Poison)
  • Iron Moth (Fire/Poison)
  • Varoom (Steel/Poison)
  • Revavroom (Steel/Poison)

Keep in mind that Pokémon types are just rough guides with regards to weaknesses and resistances and that these Pokémon can still learn moves that are outside their type.

If you like this guide, be sure to check out our other Pokémon Scarlet and Violet articles:

Type Weaknesses and Resistances:

Pokémon League:

How to Evolve:

Legendary Pokemon:

Check out this video by MandJTV explaining how Pokémon types fare against each other: