Pokemon Black and White spotlight: The ghosts of Isshu

Continuing our journey through the Isshu Pokedex with every new Ghost-type

Hitomoshi
#113 Isshu / #607 National
Type:
Ghost/Fire
Species classification: Candle Pokemon
Abilities:
Flash Fire – Immune to Fire-type attacks; boosts power of Fire-type attacks by 50% if user is hit with a Fire-type attack that would normally do damage
Flame Body – 30% of burning opponent when user is hit with a move that makes contact; eggs hatch twice as fast if user is in your party
Dream World ability: Shadow Tag – Prevents opponent from fleeing or switching out
Location found (Black/White): Tower of Heaven
Wild hold items: None
Egg groups: Indeterminate
Capture rate: 190
Gender ratio: 50/50
Effort values: 1 special attack
Evolution family: To Rampuraa at level 41, then to Shandera via Dusk Stone


Rampuraa
#114 Isshu / #608 National
Type:
Ghost/Fire
Species classification: Lamp Pokemon
Abilities:
Flash Fire – Immune to Fire-type attacks; boosts power of Fire-type attacks by 50% if user is hit with a Fire-type attack that would normally do damage
Flame Body – 30% of burning opponent when user is hit with a move that makes contact; eggs hatch twice as fast if user is in your party
Dream World ability: Shadow Tag – Prevents opponent from fleeing or switching out
Location found (Black/White): Evolve Hitomoshi
Egg groups: Indeterminate
Gender ratio: 50/50
Effort values: 2 special attack
Evolution family: From Hitomoshi at level 41, to Shandera via Dusk Stone


Shandera
#115 Isshu / #609 National
Type:
Ghost/Fire
Species classification: Temptation Pokemon
Abilities:
Flash Fire – Immune to Fire-type attacks; boosts power of Fire-type attacks by 50% if user is hit with a Fire-type attack that would normally do damage
Flame Body – 30% of burning opponent when user is hit with a move that makes contact; eggs hatch twice as fast if user is in your party
Dream World ability: Shadow Tag – Prevents opponent from fleeing or switching out
Location found (Black/White): Evolve Rampura
Egg groups: Indeterminate
Gender ratio: 50/50
Experience at lvl 100: 1,059,860
Base stats: 60 HP / 55 Atk / 90 Def / 145 SAtk / 90 SDef / 80 Spd / 520 Total
Effort values: 3 special attack
Evolution family: From Rampura via Dusk Stone, from Hitomoshi to Rampura at level 41

Another evolutionary line with completely new typing, this dual Ghost/Fire three stage family is easily one of the coolest new Isshu Pokemon both looks-wise and gameplay-wise. Hitomoshi starts as an adorable little smiling candle with wax covering one eye, and ultimately ends up as Shandera, a terrifying chandelier with the highest special attack of any non-legendary Pokemon. If you EV train in special attack and speed, Shandera has the potential to be a formidable special sweeper. Will-o-wisp and Evil Eye also make a great moveset combo.

Next page: Ground/Ghost duo Gobitto and Goruugu

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