Ground Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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The Ground Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is known as the type with the least number of Pokémon so far. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Ground types is Rika of the Elite Four.

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

Ground Type Weaknesses

Ground types are weak against:

  • Water
  • Grass
  • Ice
Ground Type Weaknesses - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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

  • 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)
  • Sprigatito (Grass)
  • Floragato (Grass)
  • Capsakid (Grass)
  • Scovillain (Grass/Fire)
  • 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)
  • Cetoddle (Ice)
  • Cetitan (Ice)
  • Iron Bundle (Ice/Water)
  • Frigibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Arctibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Baxcalibur (Dragon/Ice)
  • Chien-Pao (Dark/Ice)

Ground Type Resistances

Ground Types are immune to:

  • Electric
Ground Type Immunities - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Look for these Pokémon that Ground Types can counter:

  • 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)

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

  • Poison
  • Rock
Ground Type Resistances - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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

  • Paldean Wooper (Poison)
  • Clodsire (Poison/Ground)
  • Shroodle (Poison/Normal)
  • Grafaiai (Poison/Normal)
  • Glimmet (Rock/Poison)
  • Glimmora (Rock/Poison)
  • Iron Moth (Fire/Poison)
  • Varoom (Steel/Poison)
  • Revavroom (Steel/Poison)
  • Klawf (Rock)
  • Nacli (Rock)
  • Naclstack (Rock)
  • Garganacl (Rock)
  • Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)
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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