The user releases a blast of ecto-energy from his or her hands, eyes, or other body parts. These rays can range in power from simply knocking back a person to severely injuring or destroying an enemy. This power is able to destroy most human-world objects.
Some humans' weapons that use ecto-energy mimic this power in appearance.
The coloration of a user's ghost rays varies from user to user. Colors seen (in apparent but unconfirmed order of strength) include:
- Green: Used by Danny, Dani, Dark Danny, and Skulker.
- Pink: Used by Walker and Vlad Plasmius (formerly). Appears to travel in a haphazard manner similar to lightning.
- Purple: Used by Fright Knight and Vlad Plasmius (currently).
- Blue: Used by the Box Ghost when powered up with Pandora's Box and in the alternate future.
- Red: Used by Youngblood and Pariah Dark.
- Beam: User releases a continuous stream of energy.
- Blast: User releases a burst of energy over a target area.
- Projectile: User releases energy as a thrown or launched projectile such as a sphere, disk, or ring.
- Wave: User releases a stream of energy that travels in waves along a surface.
- Repulsion Field: User sends out a pulse of energy in all directions to repel large groups of attackers.
- Energy Strike: User generates an aura around his or her hands, feet, or other body parts to enhance his or her physical strength.