Poltergust

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The Poltergust is a weapon Luigi uses in the Luigi's Mansion series.

Description[edit | edit source]

The Poltergust (a portmanteau of the words "gust" and "poltergeist") is a vacuum cleaner created by Professor E. Gadd, designed to capture ghosts. The Poltergusts

Versions[edit | edit source]

Poltergust 3000[edit | edit source]

After he meets Professor E.Gadd, he gives him the vacuum cleaner, which has the ability to damage, and eventually suck up ghosts or other objects like coins and bills. The Poltergust 3000 can also affect normal everyday items, like extinguish candlelit fires, make stationary ceiling fans move, and even cause vases to spin around. Throughout the game, Luigi can stumble upon "Element Medallions" that let him harness the power one of the three major elements (fire, water, and ice). Only one element can be active at any given time, and the only way use an element is to suck up an elemental mini-ghost.

Poltergust 5000[edit | edit source]

The Poltergust 5000 appears in Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon.

Poltergust G-00[edit | edit source]

The Poltergust G-00 (a pun on "Goo") appears in both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the upcoming Luigi's Mansion 3.