These are the 10 best Ghost-type Pokemon that you should power up for Raids and Gym battles in Pokemon GO:

  • Giratina
  • Chandelure
  • Hoopa
  • Gengar
  • Mismagius
  • Trevenant
  • Banette
  • Gourgeist
  • Golurk
  • Drifblim

All of these Pokemon are capable of dealing plenty of damage, making them perfect for PvE battles!

Refer to the table below to find out the best Ghost-type attack for each of our top 10:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
GiratinaGiratina (Altered Forme) Pokemon GOShadow ClawShadow Force
ChandelureChandelure Pokemon GOHexShadow Ball
HoopaHoopa Confined Pokemon GOAstonishShadow Ball
GengarGengar Pokemon GOLickShadow Ball
MismagiusMismagius Pokemon GOHexShadow Ball
TrevenantPokemon GO TrevenantShadow ClawShadow Ball
BanetteBanette Pokemon GOShadow ClawShadow Ball
Gourgeist (Super Size)Gourgeist (Super) Pokemon GOHexShadow Ball
GolurkGolurk Pokemon GOAstonishPoltergeist
DrifblimDrifblim Pokemon GOHexShadow Ball

Find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO so you can teach your Pokemon their strongest Ghost-type attacks.

Also, you will want your Pokemon to be as strong as possible before you take them into battle. Here is the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can increase their CP as soon as possible!

Pokemon GO Origin Forme Giratina

Best Ghost-Type Mega Pokemon

The best Ghost-type Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO are:

Both of these are capable of dealing huge damage to opposing Pokemon, and they also grant all of the great Mega Pokemon bonuses for you and your teammates in Raids!

The table below shows the strongest Ghost-type attacks for Mega Gengar and Mega Banette:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega GengarPokemon GO Mega GengarShadow ClawShadow Ball
Mega BanetteMega Banette Pokemon GOHexShadow Ball

Read More: Every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Mega Banette Pokemon GO

What Is Ghost Super Effective Against in Pokemon GO?

Ghost-types are super effective or not very effective against Pokemon of the following types:

Super EffectiveNot Very Effective
Normal (Double Resisted)

Pokemon GO Ghost-Type Weaknesses & Resistances

Dark-type Pokemon have the following weaknesses and resistance:

Fighting (Double Resistance)
Normal (Double Resistance)

There are 18 different types of Pokemon, so you’ll want to find out the best Pokemon for each of the other types in Pokemon GO too:

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