You're going to ignore the Pokebeach leaks, which have once again been proved to have correct information, and entertain the idea of Froakie being a Ghost-type.
Because it learns Lick.
It's a FROG!!!
Anyway, check out the list of Pokemon that learn Lick. Notice how, other than the Gastly family, not one of them are Ghost-types? --- Creator of Jay's Journey (see quote!) "It's not ten years old! Therefore, it sucks!" - Nostalgia whores everywhere