The Pokémon franchise has always been interesting mostly due to its diverse type of Pokémon from different types. The Pokémon Company has introduced several new types of Pokémon over the years, while some are exciting and easy to find, some types of Pokémon are quite mysterious and are very rare to find. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have also added several new Pokémon in the Pokédex for the ninth generation of the Pokémon franchise.
There are 18 different types of Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet:
Each type of Pokémon has its own unique strengths and weakness. The similar type Pokémon also shares similar skill moves when it comes to battle. Each type of Pokémon is strong and deals more damage to certain types of Pokémon, while they are also weak against some specific types.
In this guide, we will discuss in detail all the types of Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, and their strengths and weakness.
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet: all types of Pokémon, their strengths and weakness
We have created two tables below, one for explaining the types of Pokémon each type is strong against and one for explaining the types of Pokémon each type is weak against.
Here, Strong means that the particular type of Pokémon is strong and will deal 2x damage against the types of Pokémon mentioned in the table.
Weak means that the particular type of Pokémon is weak and will deal only 0.5x damage against the types of Pokémon mentioned in the table.
Immune means that the particular type of Pokémon will have no effects against the types of Pokémon mentioned in the table.
|Pokémon Type||Strong (2x)||Weak (.5x)||Immune|
|Fire||Grass, Ice, Bug, Steel||Fire, Water, Rock, Dragon|
|Water||Fire, Ground, Rock||Water, Grass, Dragon|
|Grass||Water, Ground, Rock||Fire, Grass, Poison, Flying, Bug, Dragon, Steel|
|Electric||Water, Flying||Grass, Electric, Dragon||Ground|
|Ice||Grass, Ground, Flying, Dragon||Fire, Water, Ice, Steel|
|Fighting||Normal, Ice, Rock, Dark, Steel||Poison, Flying, Psychic, Bug, Fairy||Ghost|
|Poison||Grass, Fairy||Poison, Ground, Rock, Ghost||Steel|
|Ground||Fire, Electric, Poison, Rock, Steel||Grass, Bug||Flying|
|Flying||Grass, Fighting, Bug||Electric, Rock, Steel|
|Psychic||Fighting, Poison||Psychic, Steel||Dark|
|Bug||Grass, Psychic, Dark||Fire, Fighting, Poison, Flying, Ghost, Steel, Fairy|
|Rock||Fire, Ice, Flying, Bug||Fighting, Ground, Steel|
|Dark||Psychic, Ghost||Fighting, Dark, Fairy|
|Steel||Ice, Rock, Fairy||Fire, Water, Electric, Steel|
|Fairy||Fighting, Dragon, Dark||Fire, Poison, Steel|
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