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You pick your best Pokemon to battle on Halloween

Happy Halloween everyone! In the new issue of Official Nintendo Magazine we gave you a guide to celebrating Halloween Nintendo-style. Of the 20 Nintendo ways to celebrate Halloween, one was to play a Pokemon game with a team of ghosts, but who should you battle as? We decided to ask the experts on the ONM Pokemon forum to pick the six best Ghost Pokemon.

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Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby Starman64O » 31 Oct 2012, 09:48

To be fair, there weren't going to be much choice in this contest, as I think the Ghost type is one (if not the) scarcest types in the Pokemon Series.
I think that they are mostly underrated myself, so it is great to see much support for the Ghost Types!
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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby shy guy 64 » 31 Oct 2012, 11:27

chandelure is only number 2?

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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby K-tet » 31 Oct 2012, 12:00

Starman64O wrote:I think that they are mostly underrated myself, so it is great to see much support for the Ghost Types!

If only this was true. In reality they're quite well rated. Ghost-types have always been rated pretty highly since Gen 2 because they have a great neutral type-coverage, one almost as widespread as Dragon-types. As long as their secondary typing doesn't cause you too much problems, Ghost-types will rarely let you down.

As for this list, I'm humbled that I was mentioned for Chandelure (and it being #2 is about right, its bulk is its weaker suit). I'm a little bemused as to why Rotom isn't on the list (it's Game Freak in a nutshell guys). If we're going by technicalities, you'd be shouted at for having both Haunter and Gengar on the same team (species clause, they're part of the same straight evolutionary line), but oh well, it's a very good list nevertheless.

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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby JamieRIOT » 31 Oct 2012, 12:03

Haunter all the way. He's so much cooler than Gengar!
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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby ThePokekid78 » 31 Oct 2012, 14:07

Good list, but you put Haunter on and NOT Banette???

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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby TheNUKEnukeM » 31 Oct 2012, 15:15

ThePokekid78 wrote:Good list, but you put Haunter on and NOT Banette???

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If that's not creepy then nothing is!


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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby SonyX » 31 Oct 2012, 18:20

why would you have two pokémon of the same family in the same list! :?
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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby fisher2007 » 31 Oct 2012, 22:03

gengar is my favorite ghost pokemon.
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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby DarkBladeXIII » 01 Nov 2012, 19:48

hate to sound like a stickler, but wouldnt gastly be the original ghost type, he is the first ghost pokemon i ever met, and will always be my favourite... after haunter he is just kickassery! :D
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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby TheNessInator » 01 Nov 2012, 21:55

Gengar is just so much better than the other ghost types
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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby Samster296 » 02 Nov 2012, 22:26

Jellicent and Gengar are both my favourite Ghost type Pokémon.
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Re: Best Ghost Pokemon

Postby GloverMist » 03 Nov 2012, 13:13

Giratina (especially the Origin forme) is my favourite by far. With its ability and the right move-pool, it can absolutely destroy everything! Plus, it looks awesome! :D
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