Electric Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Pokemon Scarlet Violet Weakness Resistance Electric cover

The Electric Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is one of the types that has the fewest weaknesses. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Electric types is Iono of the Levincia Gym.

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

Electric Type Weakness

Electric types are weak against:

  • Ground
Electric Type Weaknesses - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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

  • Great Tusk (Ground/Fighting)
  • Iron Treads (Ground/Steel) *Steel moves are not very effective
  • Toedscool (Ground/Grass)
  • Toadscruel (Ground/Grass)
  • Sandy Shocks (Electric/Ground) *Electric moves are not very effective
  • Ting-Lu (Dark/Ground)
  • Clodsire (Poison/Ground)

Electric Type Resistances

Electric types are not immune to any type, but they are immune to being paralyzed. They are slightly resistant to the following types:

  • Electric
  • Flying
  • Steel
Electric Type Resistances - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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

  • Tadbulb (Electric)
  • Bellibolt (Electric)
  • Pawmi (Electric)
  • Pawmo (Electric/Fighting)
  • Pawmot (Electric/Fighting)
  • Wattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Kilowattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Miraidon (Electric/Dragon)
  • Iron Hands (Fighting/Electric)
  • Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)
  • Bombirdier (Flying/Dark)
  • Flamigo (Flying/Fighting)
  • Iron Jugulis (Dark/Flying)
  • Varoom (Steel/Poison)
  • Revavroom (Steel/Poison)
  • Orthworm (Steel)
  • Gholdengo (Steel/Ghost)
  • Kingambit (Dark/Steel)
  • Tinkatink (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkatuff (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkaton (Fairy/Steel)
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:

Type Weaknesses and Resistances:

Pokémon League:

How to Evolve:

Legendary Pokemon:

Check out this video by MandJTV explaining how Pokémon types fare against each other: