The Hagstrom Fantomen (Swedish for The Fantom) came about as a collaboration between the design team at Hagstrom and Papa Emeritus and the Ghouls of the band Ghost. With a relatively thin 1 in. (3.5cm) body, the Fantomen is well balanced and surprisingly lightweight. A 25.5 in. (648mm) scale provides a slightly sharper attack and more sustain than classic 24.75 in. scale guitars. Hagstrom worked with Swedish pickup guru Johan Lundgren, designer of pickups used by artists such as Meshuggahs Martin Hagstrom (no relation). Lundgren recommended two different humbucker designs: No.