The Bug Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is mostly known for being one of the most highly resisted type among all. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Bug types is Mela of Team Star’s Schedar Squad.
In this guide, we will be talking about Bug type weaknesses and resistances and how players can take advantage of it with the current Pokémon roster of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
Bug Type Weaknesses
Bug types are weak against:
Look out for these Pokémon who can deal super effective attacks against Bug Types:
Iron Moth (Fire/Poison)
Tauros (Fighting/Fire) *Fighting moves are not very effective
Scovillain (Grass/Fire) *Grass moves are not very effective
Flamigo (Flying/Fighting) *Fighting moves are not very effective
Iron Jugulis (Dark/Flying)
Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)
Bug Type Resistances
Bug types are not immune to any type, but they are slightly resistant to the following types:
Look out for these Pokémon who Bug types can be relatively safe fighting against:
Brute Bonnet (Grass/Dark)
Paldean Tauros (Fighting/Water)
Iron Hands (Fighting/Electric)
Flamigo (Flying/Fighting) *Flying moves are super effective
Great Tusk (Ground/Fighting)
Iron Valiant (Fairy/Fighting)
Slither Wing (Bug/Fighting)
Iron Treads (Ground/Steel)
Sandy Shocks (Electric/Ground)
Keep in mind that Pokémon types are just rough guides with regards to weaknesses and resistances and that these Pokémon can still learn moves that are outside their type.