Rock Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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The Rock Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is mostly known for fighting with brute physical moves. None of the major trainers in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet specialize in or are predominantly using the Rock type.

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

Rock Type Weaknesses

Rock types are weak against:

  • Water
  • Grass
  • Fighting
  • Ground
  • Steel

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

  • Bombirdier (Flying/Dark) *Dark moves are not very effectivewe
  • Flamigo (Flying/Fighting)
  • Wattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Kilowattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Iron Jugulis (Dark/Flying)
  • 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)
  • Sprigatito (Grass)
  • Floragato (Grass)
  • Capsakid (Grass)

  • Meowscarada (Grass/Dark)
  • Smoliv (Grass/Normal) *Normal moves are not very effective
  • Dolliv (Grass/Normal) *Normal moves are not very effective
  • Arboliva (Grass/Normal) *Normal moves are not very effective
  • Bramblin (Grass/Ghost)

  • Brambleghast (Grass/Ghost)
  • Brute Bonnet (Grass/Dark)
  • Wo-Chien (Dark/Grass)
  • Paldean Tauros (Fighting/Water)
  • Iron Hands (Fighting/Electric)

  • Koraidon (Fighting/Dragon)
  • Annihilape (Fighting/Ghost)
  • Quaquaval (Water/Fighting)
  • Pawmo (Electric/Fighting)
  • Pawmot (Electric/Fighting)

  • Flamigo (Flying/Fighting) *Flying moves are not very effective
  • Great Tusk (Ground/Fighting)
  • Iron Valiant (Fairy/Fighting)
  • Slither Wing (Bug/Fighting)
  • Iron Treads (Ground/Steel)

  • Great Tusk (Ground/Fighting)
  • Toedscool (Ground/Grass)
  • Toadscruel (Ground/Grass)
  • Sandy Shocks (Electric/Ground)
  • Ting-Lu (Dark/Ground)

  • Clodsire (Poison/Ground) *Poison moves are not very effective
  • Varoom (Steel/Poison) *Poison moves are not very effective
  • Revavroom (Steel/Poison) *Poison moves are not very effective
  • Orthworm (Steel)
  • Gholdengo (Steel/Ghost)

  • Kingambit (Dark/Steel)
  • Tinkatink (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkatuff (Fairy/Steel)
  • Tinkaton (Fairy/Steel)

Rock Type Resistances

Rock types are not immune to any type, but they are immune to sandstorms and are slightly resistant to the following types:

  • Normal
  • Fire
  • Poison
  • Flying

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

  • Lechonk (Normal)
  • Oinkologne (Normal)
  • Dudunsparce (Normal)
  • Tandemaus (Normal)
  • Maushold (Normal)
  • Farigiraf (Normal/Psychic)
  • Squawkabilly (Normal/Flying)
  • Shroodle (Poison/Normal)
  • Grafaiai (Poison/Normal)
  • Cyclizar (Dragon/Normal)
  • Fuecoco (Fire)

  • Crocalor (Fire)
  • Charcadet (Fire)
  • Skeledirge (Fire/Ghost)
  • Iron Moth (Fire/Poison)
  • Armarouge (Fire/Psychic)

  • Ceruledge (Fire/Ghost)
  • Tauros (Fighting/Fire) *Fighting moves are super effective
  • Scovillain (Grass/Fire) *Grass moves are super effective
  • Chi-Yu (Dark/Fire)
  • Paldean Wooper (Poison)

  • Clodsire (Poison/Ground) *Ground moves are super effective
  • Shroodle (Poison/Normal)
  • Grafaiai (Poison/Normal)
  • Glimmet (Rock/Poison)
  • Glimmora (Rock/Poison)

  • Iron Moth (Fire/Poison)
  • Varoom (Steel/Poison) *Steel moves are super effective
  • Revavroom (Steel/Poison) *Steel moves are super effective
  • Bombirdier (Flying/Dark)
  • Flamigo (Flying/Fighting) *Fighting moves are super effective

  • Wattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Kilowattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Iron Jugulis (Dark/Flying)

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:

Type Weaknesses and Resistances:

Pokémon League:

How to Evolve:

Legendary Pokemon:

Check out this video by MandJTV explaining how Pokémon types fare against each other: