Pokémon Sword and Shield type strength and weakness chart

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a Dynamax Eevee in an arena in Pokemon Sword/Shield

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Each Pokemon has different strengths and weaknesses to certain attacks depending on its type. Knowing type matches is key to making sure each of your Pokémon moves deals as much damage as possible. Knowing what your Pokemon are weak against can also help prevent your opponents from knocking them out.

In this Pokemon sword Y Sign As a guide, we’ve put together a table of each type’s strengths and weaknesses, so your Pokémon can be at its best in every battle.

Pokemon Strengths and Weaknesses Chart

The table below shows you which attacks to use and which ones to avoid, depending on the type of Pokemon.

For example, a Bug-type Pokémon’s insect attacks are very effective against Grass-type, Dark-type, and Psychic-type Pokémon. However, Bug types take more damage from Fire, Flying, or Rock attacks.

Always keep this chart handy when you’re going up against trainers, and especially during your gym challenges, since each of these trainers specializes in specific Pokemon.

For example, the first major trainer where you fight Pokemon sword Y Sign is Milo, who specializes in Grass-type Pokémon. Looking at the table below, you’ll want to make sure you have Pokemon in your list that can use Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, or Poison attacks. You can also remove soil, stones or water from this match. Sorry sobble newbies!

Knowing type matches will come in handy in almost any battle, especially when it comes to catching Dynamax and Gigantamax Pokémon.

Pokémon strengths and weaknesses

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insect Grass, Dark, Psychic Fire, Fly, Rock
Dark spirit, clairvoyant Insect Fairy Fight
Continue Continue dragon, fairy, ice cream
electric fly, water floor
fairy Fight Dark Dragon poison, steel
Difficult Dark, Ice, Normal, Stone, Steel Fairy, Flying, Psychic
Fire Insects, Grass, Ice, Steel earth, rock, water
Flying insect, fight, grass Electro, Ice, Rock
Spirit spirit, clairvoyant dark spirit
grass earth, rock, water Insect, Fire, Fly, Ice, Poison
floor Electric, Fire, Poison, Rock, Steel grass, ice, water
Icy dragon, flying, grass, earth Fight, Fire, Rock, Steel
normal Difficult
poison fairy, grass soil, psych
clairvoyant fight poison Insect, Dark, Spirit
rock Insect, Fire, Fly, Ice Combat, Grass, Ground, Steel, Water
stole fairy, ice, rock Fight, Fire, Earth
water Fire, Earth, Rock electric, lawn

Knowing that your type matches is one of the best tools you will have in all your struggles. But what if you want to make sure your favorite starter Pokemon stays viable throughout your journey? Check out our Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble guides to learn how to make your partner the best they can be.

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