Fire Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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The Fire Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is mostly known for special attacks and the burn status effect. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Fire types is Mela of Team Star’s Schedar Squad.

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

Fire Type Weaknesses

Fire types are weak against:

  • Water
  • Ground
  • Rock
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Look out for these Pokémon who can deal super effective attacks:

  • 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)
  • Iron Bundle (Ice/Water) *Ice moves are not very effective
  • Great Tusk (Ground/Fighting)
  • Iron Treads (Ground/Steel) *Steel moves are not very effective
  • Toedscool (Ground/Grass) *Grass moves are not very effective
  • Toadscruel (Ground/Grass) *Grass moves are not very effective
  • Sandy Shocks (Electric/Ground)
  • Ting-Lu (Dark/Ground)
  • Clodsire (Poison/Ground)
  • Klawf (Rock)
  • Nacli (Rock)
  • Naclstack (Rock)
  • Garganacl (Rock)
  • Glimmet (Rock/Poison)
  • Glimmora (Rock/Poison)
  • Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)

Fire Type Resistances

Fire types are not immune to any type, but they are immune to being inflicted by the Burn status effect. They are slightly resistant to the following types:

  • Fire
  • Grass
  • Ice
  • Bug
  • Steel
  • Fairy

Look out for these Pokémon who Fire 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)
  • 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) *Ground moves are super effective
  • Toedscruel (Ground/Grass) *Ground moves are super effective
  • Cetoddle (Ice)
  • Cetitan (Ice)
  • Iron Bundle (Ice/Water) *Water moves are super effective
  • Frigibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Arctibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Baxcalibur (Dragon/Ice)
  • Chien-Pao (Dark/Ice)
  • Lokix (Bug/Dark)
  • Tarountula (Bug)
  • Spidops (Bug)
  • Nymble (Bug)
  • Rellor (Bug)
  • Rabsca (Bug/Psychic)
  • Slither Wing (Bug/Fighting)
  • Varoom (Steel/Poison)
  • Revavroom (Steel/Poison)
  • Orthworm (Steel)
  • Gholdengo (Steel/Ghost)
  • Kingambit (Dark/Steel)
  • Tinkatink (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkatuff (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkaton (Fairy/Steel)
  • Fidough (Fairy)
  • Dachsbun (Fairy)
  • Flutter Mane (Ghost/Fairy)
  • Scream Tail (Fairy/Psychic)
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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