What are Ghost-Type Weaknesses in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? - Answered - Prima Games

What are Ghost-Type Weaknesses in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? – Answered

You wouldn't fist fight a ghost.

by Jesse Vitelli

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have sixteen different elemental types to worry about. It can be tricky to know the weakness and strengths of every Pokemon in the game. So often, you must look up the best course of action. This is especially true with ghost-type Pokemon, who have some interesting properties to them. Here are the weaknesses of ghost-type Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet.

What are Ghost-Type Weaknesses in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? – Answered

If you’re going up against a ghost-type Pokemon, you’ll need some serious edge to take them down. Ghost Pokemon are nasty, with powerful moves and annoying attacks like Sucker Punch which always goes first and can potentially flinch.

To make matters worse, ghost Pokemon are immune to all normal and fighting attacks, which makes sense if you think about it. Have you ever tried to punch a ghost? Doesn’t seem like it would do much.

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To make things even weirder, ghost Pokemon are weak to ghosts. Meaning they are incredibly frail against their own typing. So instead of bringing a knife to a gunfight, bring a ghost to a ghost fight.

Ghost-type Pokemon’s other weakness is dark, so you’ll do well if you have a Pokemon with bite or crunch. You can’t punch a ghost, but apparently, you can chomp on one and eat it like Sunday dinner.

Ghosts are strong against poison and bugs, so be sure to leave those out of your party for the time being.

Well, that’s everything you need to know about ghost-type weaknesses in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. For more tips, tricks, and guides, be sure to check out Prima Games. We have plenty of useful guides to help you become the champion of Paldea. Here’s what items boost dragon-type moves in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

Jesse Vitelli

Jesse loves most games, but he really loves games that he can play together with friends and family. This usually means late nights in Destiny 2 or FFXIV. You can also find him chipping away at his ever-expanding backlog of JRPGS or staring at his massive Amiibo collection.