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    Best ghost Pokemons in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

    There are various Pokemons in-game. But the most sought-after Pokemons from generations are the Ghost-type. There are pretty good reasons why they can be helpful to the team due to their roles and powers. Here, in this guide to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Ghost Pokemons will help you see their true powers and how capable they are.

    Out of all Pokemons, there are the top 9 that made the list. The Pokemons on the list are due to various reasons like evolution and their location. We have specified the prominent reasons for the basic knowledge and standard playthrough mechanics of each Pokemon.

    Gengar

    Gengar
    Gengar

    With special fueled attacks like Shadow Ball, Sludge Bomb, or Dream Eater, Gengar tops the list with good stats and powers. Moves like Confuse Ray, Hypnosis, and Curse will make the opponent’s team kneel down.

    For Gengar, you have to trade Pincurchin with a lady in front of the battle court of Levincia. She will exchange with Haunter which will evolve quickly into Gengar. Another way is to get the Ghastly to level 25 which will evolve to Haunter. Next, you can exchange Haunter to evolve it to Gengar and get it back.

    Houndstone

    Houndstone
    Houndstone

    This interesting Pokemon has the capability of both Defense and Special Defense. This allows you to deal with pretty decent punishment. Return back the damage with Play Rough, Crunch, Phantom Force, and Double Edge.

    For Houndstone, you have two options. The first option is to hike into the western side of Glaseado Mountain at night. Look for glimmers from purple candles in the snow. The second option is to head into the Glaseado Mountain at night and capture Greavard to upgrade to level 30.

    Mimikyu

    Mimikyu
    Mimikyu

    This versatile Pokemon has the special ability of Decoy which vanishes the damages made at first hit. With Special Defense stats and Speed combined with offensive moves like Shadow Claw, Shadow Sneak, and Play Rough. This strategy makes it hard to beat. 

    For Mimikyu, head inside the ruins of Levincia to capture it as they are found there in abundance. Before that, you have to complete the Gym Challenge of Levincia.

    Spiritomb

    Spiritomb
    Spiritomb

    This tricky Pokemon is difficult to beat as Defense and Special Defense stats makes it difficult to deal with. Attacks like Shadow Ball and Dream Eater and retaliation move like Payback are great as methodical attacks.

    For Spiritomb, you have to make some effort. It will be found at night at two different locations. The first option is the river of Glaseado Mountain which meets with the ocean. The second option is on the opposite side of the mountain of snowy terrain that combines with grassier terrain on Glaseado Mountain’s left side.

    Dragapult

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    Dragapult

    This speedy hybrid Pokemon of Ghost and Dragon is always the first one to attack. The Attacks and Special Attacks like Hex, Phantom Force, and Dragon scramble their opponents. You can utilize the Lonely or Naughty nature for boosted Attack; Mild or Rash Nature for boosted Special Attack; or a Hasty or Naive Nature for boosted Speed.

    For Dragapult, you have made some effort and patience. You have to capture Dreepy from the eastern and northern sides of the Paldea region. Evolve to Drakloak at level 50 and Dragapult at level 60.

    Skeledirge

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    Skeledirge

    This Fire and Ghost Pokemon uses Special Attacks like Torch Song with Defense and Special Attack stats. For this hybrid Pokemon, you have to evolve Crocalor at level 16 and then to Skeledirge at level 36 in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

    Ceruledge

    Ceruledge
    Ceruledge

    Aesthetic Pokemon is the perfect for sending out Special Attack with unique slashing moves. Its speciality is the great Attack stat. Although it has a good Special Defense stat.

    To get this cool Pokemon, you have to head to the South Province and capture Charcadet to evolve it.

    Annihilape

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    Annihilape

    Fight and Ghost combine Pokemon with a vast range of moves like Rage Fist, Close Combat, Stomping Tantrum and Outrage. It has an excellent Attack stat. You cannot get it in this form, you have to evolve it from Mankey to Primeape at level 28. Now you have to get the Rage Fist 20 times consecutively to evolve to Annihilape.

    Flutter Mane

    pokemon scarlet and violet ghost pokemons
    Flutter Mane

    A specialist at Special Attack, Special Defense, and Speed stats. It has fantastic moves like Dazzling Gleam, Shadow Ball, and Moonblast. Super defensive moves like Perish Song and Pain Split help in battles the most. To get this Pokemon, you have to wait a lot till you reach Area Zero.
    In the end, a guide to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Ghost Pokemons will help you choose the best one for you. For more Pokemon info, check the Pokemon S&V guides on Retrology.

    Sara Javed
    Sara Javed
    An avid gaming writer who's always curious to know more about the gaming industry and video games in general. I am interested in learning new stuff and helping others do the same with my content.
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