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Phasmophobia All Ghost Types Wiki Guide – Evidence, Strengths, Weakness

Here are all the ghost types in Phasmophobia along with their strengths, weaknesses and the evidence to gather to identify them.

If you are trying to be a good ghost hunter in this game, it is absolutely crucial to know all the Phasmophobia Ghost Types that you will encounter. You need to know their strengths, their weaknesses, what they respond to and what they hate. With this knowledge, it will be very easy for you to complete missions and identify the ghost that is haunting the location. That is why we have created this wiki guide that will explain the details of every ghost type.

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All the Ghost Types in Phasmophobia & Evidence

Phasmophobia means ‘the fear of ghosts’ but the ghost investigator needs to know everything about them while trying to be fearless. This list of ghost types in Phasmophobia will help you narrow down the spirit that you come across.

Banshee

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This ghost type in Phasmophobia will hunt one specific player at a time which makes it totally scary. You can use the Crucifix against it because that is its weakness.

Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Reader showing Level 5, its Fingerprints, Freezing Temperatures

Demon

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A ghost like Demon is bound to be aggressive and that is exactly the case here. You can ask a question to it using an Ouija board but your sanity won’t lower so that is good. Check out our list of questions to ask ghosts to communicate with them right here. Use a Crucifix in the Ghost room to prevent its attacks.

Evidence to identify ghost: Spirit Box, Ghost Writing on the Book, Freezing Temperatures

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Jinn

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When you threaten this ghost, it will attack. What makes it scarier is that it will move very quickly but you can combat it by simply turning off the main power source.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Reader showing Level 5, Spirit Box, Ghost Orb

Also Read | Phasmophobia Item Guide – How to Use Every Item

Mare

The darkness makes the Mare stronger and helps it attack more. But when there’s light, the Mare becomes weak.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: Spirit Box, Ghost Orb, Freezing Temperatures

Oni

This type of ghost in Phasmophobia can move objects around fast and is very active. Luckily, this will also lead to easy identification if many players are nearby. Because that’s when you will see high activity.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Reader showing Level 5, Spirit Box, Ghost Writing

Phantom

The Phantom can move through the walls but is sensitive to photos. So if you take a photo of this ghost, it will disappear. If you look at it directly, though, your sanity will drain.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Reader showing Level 5, Ghost Orb, Freezing Temperatures

Poltergeist

This type of ghost can move and throw many items at the same time. So if a room is empty, it will be a weak ghost but deadly in a room packed with objects.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: Ghost Orb, its Fingerprints and Spirit Box

Revenant

This aggressive ghost will be fast during its hunt but you can hide from it to slow it down.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Reader showing Level 5, Fingerprints, Ghost Writing Book

Also Read | How to Find the Ghost Room

Shade

This is a common ghost which will attack players who end up alone. That also makes it hard to identify especially if you are in a group.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Reader showing Level 5, Fingerprints, Ghost Writing Book

Wraith

While you can use salt to detect footprints of ghosts, you cannot do that for Wraith. It is a dangerous and highly aggressive ghost that can move between walls and fly. It can even change its ghost room which makes it tough to pin down. If you use salt, it will have a toxic reaction to it.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: Spirit Box, Fingerprints, Freezing Temperatures

Spirit

This spirit is a common ghost but you can delay its attacks using Smudge Sticks. It doesn’t have any specific strengths.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: Spirit Box, Fingerprints and Ghost Writing Book

Yurei

This ghost will damage your sanity more than other ghosts but you can use a Smudge Stick to avoid its wandering or movement.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: Ghost Orb, Ghost Writing Book, Freezing Temperatures

Yokai

When you talk near the Yokai, it will get angry and possibly attack you. Its weakness is that it can only hear voices near to it when there’s a hunt going on.

Hantu

When the temperatures are lower and the environment is cold already, this lets the Hantu to move around quicker. This brings us to its weakness – it becomes slow in places that are warm.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: Fingerprints, Ghost Orb, Freezing Temperatures

Myling

When there’s a hunt going on, the Myling has super quiet footsteps, so players have been be extra careful. But its weakness is that it creates paranormal sounds more often.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Level 5, Fingerprints, Ghost Writing

Goryo

You can see this ghost interact with the DOTS projector via a camera but there’s condition. There should be no one nearby.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF level 5, fingerprints and the DOTS projector

The Twins

If you anger even one twin, it can attack you. Its weakness is that the ghosts (twins) interact with the environment at the same time, helping you get proof of their presence.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Level 5, Spirit Box, Freezing Temperatures

The Mimic

As the name suggests, it can mimic the attributes of other ghosts. Its weakness is that it will show ghost orbs as evidence.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: Spirit Box, Fingerprints, Freezing Temperatures

Shade

It’s tough to get proof of this ghost because of its shyness. If there are multiple people around, then it has low chances of hunting.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Level 5, Ghost Writing, Freezing Temperatures

Raiju

Wherever there are electrical devices, this ghost will move around faster. But whenever you see constant disruption of electronics, you can pin point this ghost much faster.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Level 5, Ghost Orb, D.O.T.S. Projector

Obake

The worst part is that it does not leave much of a trace when it interacts with the surroundings but the good part is that it may sometimes leave very unique evidence as well.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: EMF Level 5, Fingerprints, Ghost Orb

Onryo

When you put off a flame, this ghost can attack you. But when threatened, the chances of it hunting you are lowered.

  • Evidence to identify ghost: Spirit Box, Ghost Orb, Freezing Temperatures

Those are all the ghost types in Phasmophobia in the early access version on PC. For more such guides on this game, be sure to check our Phasmophobia tips to win. Also continue reading our articles on cheat codes to use, and how to level up.

Do not forget to check our Phasmophobia Wiki guide for more ghost hunting tips.