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Learn more about the different Pokemon Types in Pokemon Go! Check out which Pokemon moves are strong & weak against each other in this guide!

Pokemon Go, Pokemon Types: Effectiveness Chart

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Resistances & Weaknesses in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Normal Icon×
Fighting Icon×
Poison Icon×
Ground Icon×
Flying Icon
Bug Icon
Rock Icon
Ghost Icon×
Steel Icon
Fire Icon
Water Icon
Electric Icon×
Grass Icon
Ice Icon
Psychic Icon×
Dragon Icon×
Dark Icon
Fairy Icon

= Super-effective: Deals x2.56 Damage
= Not very effective: Deals x0.625 Damage
×= No effect: Deals x0.244 Damage

How to Use Pokemon Type Chart

ex. Attacking "Diglet" with a "Thundershock" Move

  • (1)Thundershock is an "Electric" type move. Look for "Electric" icon on the vertical axis.
  • (2)Diglet is a "Ground" type Pokemon. Look for "Ground" icon on the horizontal axis.
  • (3)The place where the each axis cross is marked with an "×", meaning all damage will be negated.

ex. "Moltres" was hit with a "Rock Throw" Move

  • (1)Moltres is a "Fire" and "Flying" type Pokemon, Look for "Fire" and "Flying" icon on the horizontal axis.
  • (2)Rock Throw is a "Rock" type move. Look for "Rock" icon on the vertical axis.
  • (3)The place where the "Fire" and "Rock" is marked with a "◯", and "Flying" and "Rock" is also marked with a "◯". This results in Moltres taking 4 times the normal damage.

*Two = x4 Damage. Two = x0.25 Damage.

Resistances & Weakness Chart in Pokemon Go

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▼Normal ▼Fire▼Water
▼Grass▼Electric▼Ice
▼Fighting▼Poison▼Ground
▼Flying▼Psychic ▼Bug
▼Rock▼Ghost▼Dragon
▼Dark▼Steel▼Fairy

Resistance when Attacking with Normal Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Normal Icon×
Super-effective
x2.56
N/A
Not very effective
x0.625
Rock・Steel
No Effect
x0.244
Ghost

Resistance when Attacking with Fighting Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Fighting Icon×
Super-effective
x2.56
Normal・Ice・Rock・Dark・Steel
Not very effective
x0.625
Poison・Flying・Psychic・Bug・Fairy
No Effect
x0.244
Ghost

Resistance when Attacking with Poison Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Poison Icon×
Super-effective
x2.56
Grass・Fairy
Not very effective
x0.625
Poison・Ground・Rock・Ghost
No Effect
x0.244
Steel

Resistance when Attacking with Ground Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Ground Icon×
Super-effective
x2.56
Fire・Electric・Poison・Rock・Steel
Not very effective
x0.625
Grass・Bug
No Effect
x0.244
Flying

Resistance when Attacking with Flying Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Flying Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Grass・Fighting・Bug
Not very effective
x0.625
Electric・Rock・Steel

Resistance when Attacking with Bug Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Bug Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Grass・Psychic・Dark
Not very effective
x0.625
Fire・Fighting・Poison・Flying・Ghost・Steel・Fairy

Resistance when Attacking with Rock Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Rock Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Fire・Ice・Flying・Bug
Not very effective
x0.625
Fighting・Ground・Steel

Resistance when Attacking with Ghost Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Ghost Icon×
Super-effective
x2.56
Psychic・Ghost
Not very effective
x0.625
Dark
No Effect
x0.244
Normal

Resistance when Attacking with Steel Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Steel Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Ice・Rock・Fairy
Not very effective
x0.625
Fire・Water・Electric・Steel

Resistance when Attacking with Fire Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Fire Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Grass・Ice・Bug・Steel
Not very effective
x0.625
Fire・Water・Rock・Dragon

Resistance when Attacking with Water Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Water Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Fire・Ground・Rock
Not very effective
x0.625
Water・Grass・Dragon

Resistance when Attacking with Electric Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Electric Icon×
Super-effective
x2.56
Water・Flying
Not very effective
x0.625
Grass・Electric・Dragon
No Effect
x0.244
Ground

Resistance when Attacking with Grass Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Grass Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Water・Ground・Rock
Not very effective
x0.625
Fire・Grass・Poison・Flying・Bug・Dragon・Steel

Resistance when Attacking with Ice Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Ice Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Grass・Ground・Flying・Dragon
Not very effective
x0.625
Fire・Water・Ice・Steel

Resistance when Attacking with Psychic Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Psychic Icon×
Super-effective
x2.56
Fighting・Poison
Not very effective
x0.625
Psychic・Steel
No Effect
x0.244
Dark

Resistance when Attacking with Dragon Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Dragon Icon×
Super-effective
x2.56
Dragon
Not very effective
x0.625
Steel
No Effect
x0.244
Fairy

Resistance when Attacking with Dark Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Dark Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Psychic・Ghost
Not very effective
x0.625
Fighting・Dark・Fairy

Resistance when Attacking with Fairy Type Moves

Pokemon Type
NormalFightingPoisonGroundFlyingBugRockGhostSteelFireWaterElectricGrassIcePsychicDragonDarkFairy
Fairy Icon
Super-effective
x2.56
Fighting・Dragon・Dark
Not very effective
x0.625
Fire・Poison・Steel

About Resistances / Weakness in Pokemon Go

4 Types of Damage Resistance / Changes

◯ represents "Super-effective", dealing twice its normal damage. △ represents "Not very effective", dealing half of its normal damage. × represents "No effect", negating all damage and effect of the move.

Each Move Has Specific Types

Each moves the Pokemon uses in battle has their own specific types. In a Pokemon Battle, you will need to choose which moves to use depending on the type of your opposing Pokemon, and your moves

Type Resistance / Weakness Example

Attacking
Move
Defending
Pokemon
Resistance
FireGrassAttacker has advantage
Super-effective
WaterGrassDefender has advantage
Not very effective

Doubled Resistance Effects Damage Output

Some Pokemons who are assigned with 2 types has a risk of being dealt quadruple damage when both types' weaknesses are exploited. On the other hand, if this Pokemon was hit with a move that is "Not very effective" for both types, only a quarter of the damage will be dealt to this Pokemon.

Damage Multiplier per Weakness / Resistance

Weakness / ResistanceDamage Multiplier
2 Weaknessesx2.56
1 Weaknessx1.6
No Matchx1
1 Resistancex0.625
2 Resistancex0.39
No Effectx0.244

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