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Trick Ghost



Type Emblem Heartless Heartless Emblem
Kana/Kanji トリックゴースト
Romaji Torikku Gōsuto
French Spectre réversible
German Schizo-Spuk
Italian Spettro Mancino
Games Kingdom Hearts II
Trick Ghost's Gallery
Magic Phantom

Kingdom Hearts II

It has two faces, both of which need to be fought differently.

When in the air, move in close to seal its long-range attacks. When on the ground, move far away to avoid its short-range attacks.
Location Lvl HP EXP Str Def
Olympus Coliseum 16 70 50 17 9
Halloween Town 41 138 372 39 22
Weapon Fire Bliz. Thndr. Dark Other
x1.0 x0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
(5) Drive Ball x 4
(10) Munny x 2
Lucid Shard (10%), Energy Stone (4%)
Location Lvl HP EXP Str Def

Cerberus Cup

Match 1: 2x Trick Ghost

28 103 27 15
Titan Cup

Match 4: 3x Trick Ghost

41 138 39 22
Cerberus Paradox Cup

Match 1: 2x Trick Ghost

70 213 62 36
Titan Paradox Cup

Match 4: 3x Trick Ghost

80 240 70 41
Hades Paradox Cup

Match 22: 2x Trick Ghost

99 290 87 51
Weapon Fire Bliz. Thndr. Dark Other
x1.0 x0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0



The Trick Ghost (トリックゴースト Torikku Gōsuto?) is an Emblem Heartless that is found in Kingdom Hearts II and Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix.

Trick Ghosts are almost like two enemies in one. A Trick Ghost attacks from a distance in the air by firing dark fireballs from the candle it holds. It may also attack by similarly releasing a slow, zig-zagging dark wisp.

Alternatively, the Trick Ghost may drop to the ground and flip onto its head. On the ground, it will use a close-range strategy (similar to the Powerwild) and attack with its arms. Though its attacks are considerably hard to avoid at close range, they are not all so devastating. They are also one of the few species of Heartless which use a darkness attack.


A Trick Ghost can be viewed right side-up or upside-down. Regardless of which half of the Heartless is on top, it has long, white arms with three short, purple fingers on each one. Its body is predominantly white, and it has four yellow eyes—two for each face. Its mouth is jagged and purple on the inside, and has what seem to be stitches on its corners. When right side-up, the Trick Ghost's mouth seems to be frowning, and its head is tipped with a long, curled antenna. This antenna is decorated by horizontal stripes of purple, tan, and lilac. Its Heartless emblem is on the lower half of its body, between the eyes of the second face. When upside-down, the Trick Ghost seems to be smiling, its head sports several short spikes, and the antenna on the normal face is now a tail of sorts.

In Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, the Trick Ghost's white body is now light green, and the stripes on its antenna are yellow, blue, and sky blue in color.

The Trick Ghost's name refers to the fact that it resembles a stereotypical ghost. "Trick" may refer to the Heartless's ability to surprise its opponents by changing its battle style by flipping over, which could also be considered a type of "trick".


The Trick Ghost is not a difficult enemy though it can be annoying. It switches occasionally between its ground form and aerial form. They tend to float up high, which makes it hard to get a hit in. Just use physical attacks to beat it and magic if it flies too high for you to hit.


  • Shot: Fires dark shots from the mouth.
  • Candle Attack: Strikes with lit candles.
  • Triple Shot: Fires three dark fireballs in a spread.
  • Whip Attack: Multi-hit head-whip attack.

Introduced in Kingdom Hearts
Shadow | Soldier | Air Soldier | Large Body | Red Nocturne | Blue Rhapsody | Yellow Opera | Green Requiem | Powerwild | Bouncywild | Bandit | Fat Bandit | Pot Spider | Barrel Spider
Search Ghost | Sheltering Zone | Sea Neon | Screwdiver | Aquatank | Gargoyle | Wight Knight | Pirate | Air Pirate | Battleship | Shadow Sora | Darkball | Wyvern | Defender | Wizard
White Mushroom | Black Fungus | Rare Truffle | Invisible | Angel Star | Bit Sniper
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts Final Mix
Gigas Shadow | Stealth Soldier | Black Ballade | Sniperwild | Grand Ghost | Pot Scorpion | Missile Diver | Jet Balloon | Chimaera | Pink Agaricus | Neoshadow
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
Creeper Plant | Crescendo | Tornado Step
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts II
Silver Rock | Emerald Blues | Crimson Jazz | Trick Ghost | Rabid Dog | Hook Bat | Bookmaster | Minute Bomb | Hammer Frame | Bulky Vendor | Fortuneteller | Cannon Gun | Rapid Thruster | Driller Mole
Lance Soldier | Morning Star | Fiery Globe | Icy Cube | Luna Bandit | Gargoyle Knight | Gargoyle Warrior | Graveyard | Toy Soldier | Aeroplane | Hot Rod | Assault Rider | Nightwalker | Bolt Tower
Magnum Loader | Strafer | Devastator | Living Bone | Shaman | Aerial Knocker | Armored Knight | Surveillance Robot
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix
Spring Metal | Air Viking | Magic Phantom | Perplex | Runemaster | Iron Hammer | Mad Bumper | Silent Launcher | Reckless | Lance Warrior | Necromancer | Aerial Champ
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
Mega-Shadow | Scarlet Tango | Grey Caprice | Striped Aria | Sapphire Elegy | Pink Concerto | Turquoise March | Emerald Serenade | Dire Plant | Fire Plant | Blizzard Plant | Poison Plant
Massive Possessor | Rare Vendor | Guardian | Destroyer | Skater Bomb | Storm Bomb | Detonator | Deserter | Sergeant | Commander | Flare Note | Bubble Beat | Barrier Master | Large Armor | Clay Armor
Solid Armor | Land Armor | Snapper Dog | Bully Dog | Cymbal Monkey | Tricky Monkey | Novashadow | Air Battler | Aerial Master | Artful Flyer | Sky Grappler | Snowy Crystal | Ice Cannon | Switch Launcher
Jumbo Cannon | Spiked Crawler | Scorching Sphere | Creepworm | Hover Ghost | Carrier Ghost | Living Pod | Zip Slasher | Dual Blade | Heat Saber | Chill Ripper | Blitz Spear | Stalwart Blade
Tailbunker | Avalanche | Wavecrest | Phantomtail | Windstorm | Dustflier | Orcus
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts coded
Blox Bug | Danger Bug | Metal Bug | Prize Bug | Eliminator | Gold Tricholoma
Introduced in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix
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