The Fairy Type is among the 18 different Pokémon types that was first introduced in Generation IV. Read on for a more in-depth look on what a Fairy Type Pokémon is, including its strengths, weaknesses, and more.
What is a Fairy Type Pokémon?
The Fairy-type Pokémon are one of the types that has the highest average of Special Defenses. They are immune to Dragon-Type Moves but are weak to both Poison and Steel Type Moves as well. In Pokémon games, Fairy-type moves can be used in Pokémon contests and are categorized as Beautiful and Cute but none of them are considered Cool or Tough.
Currently, it is confirmed that there are at least 69 Fairy-type Pokémon and some of these are dual types while others include Mega-Evolutions and Regional Forms making Ghost-Type Pokémon the 2nd rarest type after Ice. There are other Pokémon that have their types changed when Generation VI started.
These are some examples of Fairy Pokémon that have been reclassified:
In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, there are a total of 8 new Fairy-type Pokémon that players can face off and catch in the Paldean Region, which are as follows: