Abilities of Ghost Pokémon
- Aftermath - Just the Drifloon family.
- Cursed Body - Unique to the Frillish family.
- Flame Body - Just the Litwick family; This is a Fire ability.
- Flash Fire - Just the Litwick family; This is a Fire ability.
- Frisk - Just the Shuppet family; This is a Psychic ability.
- Insomnia - Just the Shuppet family; This is a Flying ability.
- Iron Fist - Just the Golett family.
- Keen Eye - Just Sableye; This is a Flying ability.
- Klutz - Just the Golett family.
- Levitate - This is a Psychic ability.
- Multitype - Just Arceus (Ghost Arceus).
- Mummy - Unique to the Yamask family.
- Pressure - This is a Flying ability.
- Snow Cloak - Just Froslass; This is a Ice ability.
- Stall - Unique to Sableye.
- Unburden - Just the Drifloon family.
- Water Absorb - Just the Frillish family; This is a Water ability.
- Wonder Guard - Unique to Shedinja.
- Damp - Just the Frillish family; This is a Water ability.
- Flare Boost - Unique to the Drifloon family.
- Infiltrator - Just Spiritomb; This is a Flying ability.
- No Guard - Just the Golett family; This is a Fighting ability.
- Prankster - Just Sableye; This is a Dark ability.
- Shadow Tag - Just the Litwick family; This is a Psychic ability.
- Telepathy - Just Giratina (Altered Form); This is a Psychic ability.
Ghost Pokémon Families
|Unevolved||First evolution||Second evolution||Other type|
|Nincada||Shedinja||Bug; Only Shedinja is Ghost|
|Snorunt||Froslass||Ice; Only Froslass is Ghost|
|Rotom||Electric (Normal Form)|
- The only Ghost-type Pokémon released in Generation I were Gastly and its evolutions.
- The first pure Ghost-type Pokémon was Misdreavus.
- Except for Sableye and Spiritomb, all dual-type Ghost-types have unique type combinations, or type combinations exclusive to their evolutionary relatives.
- The Ghost type is the least common type, having 27 members.
- ghost, fighting, ice and psychic are the only types that had a new powerful specific type usurers (gym leaders, elite four members champions) each generation, with ghost having the only pattern (elite four, gym leader, elite four, gym leader, elite four).