Flying Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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The Flying Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is known as one of the types that have the ability to avoid most traps. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Flying types is Larry when he is battling as part of the Elite Four.

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

Flying Type Weaknesses

Flying types are weak against:

  • Electric
  • Ice
  • Rock
Flying Type Weaknesses - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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

  • Tadbulb (Electric)
  • Bellibolt (Electric)
  • Pawmi (Electric)
  • Pawmo (Electric/Fighting) *Fighting moves are not very effective
  • Pawmot (Electric/Fighting) *Fighting moves are not very effective
  • Wattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Kilowattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Miraidon (Electric/Dragon)
  • Iron Hands (Fighting/Electric) *Fighting moves are not very effective
  • Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)
  • Iron Bundle (Ice/Water)
  • Cetoddle (Ice)
  • Cetitan (Ice)
  • Frigibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Arctibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Baxcalibur (Dragon/Ice)
  • Chien-Pao (Dark/Ice)
  • Glimmet (Rock/Poison)
  • Glimmora (Rock/Poison)
  • Klawf (Rock)
  • Nacli (Rock)
  • Naclstack (Rock)
  • Garganacl (Rock)
  • Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)

Flying Type Resistances

Flying Types are immune to:

  • Ground
Flying Type Resistances - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Look for these Pokémon that Flying Types can counter:

  • Toedscool (Ground/Grass)
  • Toedscruel (Ground/Grass)
  • Great Tusk (Ground/Fighting)
  • Iron Treads (Ground/Steel)
  • Sandy Shocks (Electric/Ground)
  • Ting-Lu (Dark/Ground)
  • Clodsire (Poison/Ground)

On the other hand, Flying types are slightly resistant to the following types:

  • Grass
  • Fighting
  • Bug
Flying Type Resistances - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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

  • 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)
  • Tauros (Fighting/Fire)
  • Paldean Tauros (Fighting/Fire//Water)
  • Iron Hands (Fighting/Electric) *Electric moves are super effective
  • Koraidon (Fighting/Dragon)
  • Annihilape (Fighting/Ghost)
  • Quaquaval (Water/Fighting)
  • Pawmo (Electric/Fighting) *Electric moves are super effective
  • Pawmot (Electric/Fighting) *Electric moves are super effective
  • Flamigo (Flying/Fighting)
  • Great Tusk (Ground/Fighting)
  • Iron Valiant (Fairy/Fighting)
  • Slither Wing (Bug/Fighting)
  • Flamigo (Flying/Fighting)
  • Tarountula (Bug)
  • Spidops (Bug)
  • Nymble (Bug)
  • Rellor (Bug)
  • Lokix (Bug/Dark)
  • Rabsca (Bug/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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