Dragon Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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The Dragon Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is mostly known for devastating moves based on special attacks, and having a roster that have naturally high base stats. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Dragon types is Hassel of the Elite Four.

In this guide, we will be talking about Dragon type weaknesses and resistances and how players can take advantage of it with the current Pokémon roster of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Dragon Type Weaknesses

Dragon types are weak against:

  • Ice
  • Dragon
  • Fairy

Look out for these Pokémon who can deal super effective attacks:

  • Cetoddle (Ice)
  • Cetitan (Ice)
  • Iron Bundle (Ice/Water) *Water moves are not very effective
  • Frigibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Arctibax (Dragon/Ice)

  • Baxcalibur (Dragon/Ice)
  • Chien-Pao (Dark/Ice)
  • Tatsugiri (Dragon/Water) *Water moves are not very effective
  • Cyclizar (Dragon/Normal)
  • Roaring Moon (Dragon/Dark)

  • Koraidon (Fighting/Dragon)
  • Miraidon (Electric/Dragon) *Electric moves are not very effective
  • Tinkatink (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkatuff (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkaton (Fairy/Steel)

  • Fidough (Fairy)
  • Dachsbun (Fairy)
  • Flutter Mane (Ghost/Fairy)
  • Scream Tail (Fairy/Psychic)
  • Iron Valiant (Fairy/Fighting)

Dragon Type Resistances

Dragon types are not immune to any type. They are slightly resistant to the following types:

  • Fire
  • Water
  • Electric
  • Grass

Look out for these Pokémon who Dragon types can be relatively safe fighting against:

  • Fuecoco (Fire)
  • Crocalor (Fire)
  • Charcadet (Fire)
  • Skeledirge (Fire/Ghost)
  • Iron Moth (Fire/Poison)
  • Armarouge (Fire/Psychic)
  • Ceruledge (Fire/Ghost)
  • Tauros (Fighting/Fire)
  • Scovillain (Grass/Fire)
  • Chi-Yu (Dark/Fire)

  • Quaxly (Water)
  • Quaxwell (Water)
  • Wiglett (Water)
  • Wugtrio (Water)
  • Dondozo (Water)

  • Finizen (Water)
  • Palafin (Water)
  • Quaquaval (Water/Fighting)
  • Veluza (Water/Psychic)
  • Tauros (Fighting/Water)

  • Tatsugiri (Dragon/Water) *Dragon moves are super effective
  • Iron Bundle (Ice/Water) *Ice moves are super effective
  • Tadbulb (Electric)
  • Bellibolt (Electric)
  • Pawmi (Electric)

  • Pawmo (Electric/Fighting)
  • Pawmot (Electric/Fighting)
  • Wattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Kilowattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Sandy Shocks (Electric/Ground)

  • Miraidon (Electric/Dragon) *Dragon moves are super effective
  • Iron Hands (Fighting/Electric)
  • Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)
  • Sprigatito (Grass)
  • Floragato (Grass)

  • Capsakid (Grass)
  • Meowscarada (Grass/Dark)
  • Smoliv (Grass/Normal)
  • Dolliv (Grass/Normal)
  • Arboliva (Grass/Normal)

  • Bramblin (Grass/Ghost)
  • Brambleghast (Grass/Ghost)
  • Brute Bonnet (Grass/Dark)
  • Wo-Chien (Dark/Grass)
  • Toedscool (Ground/Grass)

  • Toedscruel (Ground/Grass)

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.

If you like this guide, be sure to check out our other Pokémon Scarlet and Violet articles:

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