Pokemon Sword and Shield All Elemental and Pokemon Types Weakness List

One of the recurring mechanics in every Pokemon game is that there is usually an elemental weakness tied to a Pokemon type that can help win battles easily. If you want to see which Pokemon type is strong or weak against their opponent, there is a handy list for this purpose.

The list below can be used to find out the Elemental Weakness and Strengths of all the different types of Pokemon that you can capture in the game. There are Fairy-type Pokemon, Water-type Pokemon, and so on. In total, there are around 18 different Pokemon types to keep in mind.

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You should keep this list in mind when you are attempting to beat a gym leader. It can be incredibly useful to carry a Pokemon in your team that can offer a strength against the gym leader.

All Pokemon Sword and Shield Types Elemental Weaknesses  And Strengths

1. Bug Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Grass, Psychic and Dark but weak against Flying, Rock, and Fire

2. Dark Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Ghost, and Psychic but weak against Fighting, Bug, and Fairy

3. Dragon Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Dragon but weak against Ice, Dragon, and Fairy

4. Electric Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Flying, and Water but weak against Ground

5. Fairy Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Fighting, Dragon, and Dark but weak against Poison, and Steel

6. Fighting Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Normal, Rock, Steel, Ice, and Dark but weak against Flying, Electric, and Ice

7. Fire Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Bug, Steel, Grass, and Ice but weak against Ground, Rock, and Water

8. Flying Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Fighting, Bug, and Grass but weak against Rock, Electric, and Ice

9. Ghost Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Ghost, and Psychic but weak against Ghost, and Dark

10. Grass Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Ground, Rock, and Water but weak against Flying, Poison, Bug, Fire, and Ice

11. Ground Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Poison, Rock, Steel, Fire, and Electric but weak against Water, Grass, and Ice

12. Ice Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Flying, Ground, Grass, and Dragon but weak against Fighting, Rock, Steel, and Fire

13. Normal Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against None but weak against Fighting

14. Poison Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Grass, and Fairy but weak against Ground, and Psychic

15. Psychic Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Fighting, and Poison but weak against Bug, Ghost, and Dark

16. Rock Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Flying, Bug, Fire, and Ice but weak against Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, and Grass

17. Steel Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Rock, Ice, and Fairy but weak against Fighting, Ground, and Fire

18. Water Type Strength and Weakness

This Pokemon type is strong against Ground, Rock, and Fire but weak against Grass, and Electric

Here are some more guides on Pokemon Sword and Shield

Pokemon Sword and Shield are available now for the Nintendo Switch.


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