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Ghost (type)

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* 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 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 onwardsonward).
* From [[Generation VI]] onward, it is not possible for any Pokémon to possess a double resistance to Ghost. The only Pokémon to possess a double resistance in previous generations are {{p|Pawniard}} and {{p|Bisharp}}, both of which are {{t|Dark}}/{{t|Steel}}.
* The Ghost type is the only type immune to two types: Normal and {{t|Fighting}}.
* Ghost and Dark 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]], it is revealed that {{an|Professor Kukui}} had once befriended a {{pkmn2|Totem}} {{p|Trevenant}} that he [[nickname]]d Ohji. It is later revealed that Ohji had passed away sometime afterwards, its body now a regular tree.
* All Ghost-type moves are eligible to be used in [[Sky Battle]]s.
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