Every Spirit Box phrase in Phasmophobia

Learn how to talk to the ghost.


There are a number of ways in which you can communicate with a ghost in Phasmophobia. You can use an ouija board or just speak in the voice chat. Alternatively, you can also speak to the spirit box. To speak using the spirit box, you need to first place it in a dark room with the ghost inside it. While it might not respond to all questions, you have to keep trying to get a positive response.

If you are looking to communicate with the ghost in-game via the spirit box, you can speak the following phrases in the spirit box to receive a response. Depending on what type of question you ask, you will get a specific type of response from the ghost.

Difficulty Questions

Difficulty questions help in knowing whether the ghost is about to start a hunt or not. It might respond with words like kill, death, or attack, indicating that it is about to go into the hunting phase. Alternatively, it can also some utter letters such as “E” at times, which means it wants to say leave, again indicated towards the start of a hunt.

  • “What do you want?”
  • “Why are you here?”
  • “Do you want to hurt us?”
  • “Are you angry?”
  • “Do you want us here?”
  • “Shall we leave?”
  • “Should we leave?”
  • “Do you want us to leave?”
  • “What should we do?”
  • “Can we help?”
  • “Is anything wrong?”
  • ”Are you friendly?”

Location Questions

Location Questions help in determining the location of the ghost. Depending on the distance of the ghost from the player, the response players receive will vary.

  • “Where are you?”
  • “Are you close?”
  • “Can you show yourself?”
  • “Give us a sign.”
  • “Let us know you are here.”
  • “Show yourself.”
  • “Can you talk?”
  • “Speak to us.”
  • “Are you here?”
  • “Are you with us?”
  • “Anybody with us?”
  • “Is anyone here?”
  • “Anybody in the room?”
  • “Anybody here?”
  • “Is there a spirit here?”
  • “Is there a Ghost here?”
  • “What is your location?”

Age Questions

The ghost will respond back with their age and whether they are an adult or child.

  • “How old are you?”
  • “How young are you?”
  • “What is your age?”
  • “When were you born?”
  • “Are you a child?”
  • “Are you old?”
  • “Are you young?”

Personal Questions

  • “Are you a girl?”
  • “Are you a boy?”
  • “Are you male?”
  • “Are you female?”
  • “Who are you?”
  • “What are you?”
  • “Who is this?”
  • “Who are we talking to?”
  • “Who am I talking to?”
  • “Hello?”
  • “What is your name?”
  • “Can you give me your name?”
  • “What is your gender?”
  • “What gender?”
  • “Are you male or female?”
  • “Are you a man?”
  • “Are you a woman?
  • “Are you single?”

Talking to the ghost can give you a number of hints for your investigation, so make sure you grab the spirit box before you begin your spooky investigation.