- Voice actor: Ed Paul (both English and Japanese)
Haunter is a purple, ghost-like Pokémon with a roundish body with a pair of disembodied hands with three digits floating in front of it. Haunter possess a trio of spike-like protrusions on either side of its face, and what appears to be a tuft of messy fur hanging beneath it. It has triangular white eyes with tiny black pupils and a mouth with several sharp, purple teeth. Its height is 5'03" and weight is 0.2 lbs.
Haunter hide in very dark places, where they plot to take the life of the next living thing that comes near. It then silently stalks its victims. It has the ability to float through solid walls, and many people believe that Haunter is from another dimension because of this ability. It has also been known to entertain and prank people.
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Haunter seem to eat by first paralyzing their opponent with lick, then draining a bit of their life force.
It is also said to eat people's dreams by going inside them and scaring them to death.
Haunter first appeared in The Tower of Terror. After Template:Ash befriended it, he attempted to use it to battle Sabrina, but Haunter decided to goof off. At the end of Haunter Versus Kadabra, Ash gave the Haunter to Sabrina.
A Haunter appeared in the opening of Destiny Deoxys.
A Haunter appeared also in Ghoul Daze!.
Another Haunter appeared in Old Rivals, New Tricks!.