Fighting Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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The Fighting Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is mostly known for fighting with brute physical moves. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Fighting types is Eri of Team Star’s Caph Squad.

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

Fighting Type Weaknesses

Fighting types are weak against:

  • Flying
  • Psychic
  • Fairy

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

  • Bombirdier (Flying/Dark) *Dark moves are not very effective
  • Flamigo (Flying/Fighting)
  • Wattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Kilowattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Iron Jugulis (Dark/Flying) *Dark moves are not very effective
  • Flittle (Psychic)
  • Espathra (Psychic)
  • Rabsca (Bug/Psychic) *Bug moves are not very effective
  • Farigiraf (Normal/Psychic)
  • Veluza (Water/Psychic)
  • Scream Tail (Fairy/Psychic)
  • Armarouge (Fire/Psychic)
  • Fidough (Fairy)
  • Dachsbun (Fairy)
  • Tinkatink (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkatuff (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkaton (Fairy/Steel)
  • Flutter Mane (Ghost/Fairy)

Fighting Type Resistances

Fighting types have no immunities towards any type, but they are slightly resistant to the following types:

  • Bug
  • Rock
  • Dark

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

  • Lokix (Bug/Dark)
  • Tarountula (Bug)
  • Spidops (Bug)
  • Nymble (Bug)
  • Rellor (Bug)
  • Rabsca (Bug/Psychic) *Psychic moves are super effective
  • Slither Wing (Bug/Fighting)
  • Klawf (Rock)
  • Nacli (Rock)
  • Naclstack (Rock)
  • Garganacl (Rock)
  • Glimmet (Rock/Poison)
  • Glimmora (Rock/Poison)
  • Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)
  • Maschiff (Dark)
  • Mabosstiff (Dark)
  • Iron Jugulis (Dark/Flying) *Flying moves are super effective
  • Ting-Lu (Dark/Ground)
  • Chien-Pao (Dark/Ice)
  • Wo-Chien (Dark/Grass)
  • Chi-Yu (Dark/Fire)
  • Kingambit (Dark/Steel)
  • Meowscarada (Grass/Dark)
  • Bombirdier (Flying/Dark) *Flying moves are super effective
  • Brute Bonnet (Grass/Dark)
  • Roaring Moon (Dragon/Dark)
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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