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Phasmophobia - Guide to Types of Ghosts

Written by funnybunnydummy   /   Sep 21, 2020    


This guide will help you to figure out what ghost type it could be.

How to Find Out the Type of Ghost



Spirit

A spirit is the most common Ghost you will come across however it is still very powerful and dangerous. They are usually discovered at one of their hunting grounds after an unexplained death.

  • Unique Strengths: Nothing
  • Weaknesses: Using Smudge Sticks on a Spirit will stop it attacking for a long period of time.

  • Evidence
  • Spirit Box
  • Fingerprints
  • Ghost Writing

Wraith

A Wraith is one of the most dangerous Ghosts you will find. It is also the only known Ghost that has the ability of flight and has sometimes been known to travel through walls.

  • Unique Strengths: Wraiths almost never touch the ground meaning it can't be tracked by footsteps.
  • Weaknesses: Wraiths have a toxic reaction to Salt

  • Evidence
  • Fingerprints
  • Freezing Temperatures
  • Spirit Box

Phantom

A spirit is the most common Ghost you will come across however it is still very powerful and dangerous. They are usually discovered at one of their hunting grounds after an unexplained death.

  • Unique Strengths: Looking at a Phantom will considerably drop your sanity.
  • Weaknesses: Taking a photo of the Phantom will make it temporarily disappear.

  • Evidence
  • EMF Level 5
  • Ghost Orb
  • Freezing Temperatures

Poltergeist

One of the most famous Ghosts, a Poltergeist, also known as a noisy ghost can manipulate objects around it to spread fear into it's victims.

  • Unique Strengths: A Poltergeist can throw huge amounts of objects at once.
  • Weaknesses: A Poltergeist is almost ineffective in an empty room

  • Evidence
  • Spirit Box
  • Fingerprints
  • Ghost Orb

Banshee

A Banshee is a natural hunter and will attack anything. It has been known to stalk it's prey one at a time until making it's kill.

  • Unique Strengths: A Banshee will only target one person at a time.
  • Weaknesses: Banshees fear the Crucifix and will be less aggressive when near one.

  • Evidence
  • EMF Level 5
  • Fingerprints
  • Freezing Temperatures.

Jinn

A Jinn is territorial Ghost that will attack when threatened. It has also been known to be able to travel at significant speed.

  • Unique Strengths: A Jinn will travel at a faster speed if it's victim is far away.
  • Weaknesses: Turning off the locations power source will prevent the Jinn from using it's ability

  • Evidence
  • Spirit Box
  • Ghost Orb
  • EMF Level 5

Mare

A Mare is the source of all nightmares, making it most powerful in the dark.

  • Unique Strengths: A Mare will have an increased chance to attack in the dark.
  • Weaknesses: Turning the lights on around the Mare will lower it's chance to attack.

  • Evidence
  • Spirit Box
  • Ghost Orb
  • Freezing temperatures

Revenant

A Revenant is a slow but violent Ghost that will attack indiscriminately. It has been rumoured to travel at a significantly high speed when hunting.

  • Unique Strengths: A Revenant will travel at a significantly faster speed when hunting a victim.
  • Weaknesses: Hiding from the Revenant will cause it to move very slowly.

  • Evidence
  • EMF Level 5
  • Fingerprints
  • Ghost Writing

Shade

A Shade is known to be a Shy Ghost. There is evidence that a Shade will stop all paranormal activity if there are multiple people nearby.

  • Unique Strengths: Being shy means the Ghost will be harder to find
  • Weaknesses: The Ghost will not enter hunting mode if there is multiple people nearby.

  • Evidence
  • EMF Level 5
  • Ghost Orb
  • Ghost Writing

Demon

A Demon is one of the worst Ghosts you can encounter. It has been known to attack without a reason.

  • Unique Strengths: Demons will attack more often then any other Ghost.
  • Weaknesses: Asking a Demon successful questions on the Ouija Board won't lower the users sanity.

  • Evidence
  • Spirit Box
  • Ghost Writing
  • Freezing Temperatures

Yurei

A Yurei is a Ghost that has returned to the physical world, usually for the purpose of revenge or hatred

  • Unique Strengths: Yurei's have been known to have a stronger effect on people's sanity.
  • Weaknesses: Smudging the Yurei's room will cause it to not wander around the location for a long time.

  • Evidence
  • Ghost Orb
  • Ghost Writing
  • Freezing Temperatures

Oni

Oni's are a cousin to the Demon and possess the extreme strength. There have been rumours that they become more active around their prey.

  • Unique Strengths: Oni's are more active when people are nearby and have been seen moving objects at great speed.
  • Weaknesses: Being more active will make the Oni easier to find and identify.

  • Evidence
  • EMF Level 5
  • Spirit Box
  • Ghost Writing

Written by funnybunnydummy.


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