Water Type Weaknesses and Resistances Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Pokemon Scarlet Violet Weakness Resistance Water cover

The Water Type is one of the eighteen Pokémon types and is mostly known for fighting with brute physical moves. One notable trainer in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet who specializes in Water types is Kofu of the Cascarrafa Gym.

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

Water Type Weaknesses

Water types are weak against:

  • Electric
  • Grass
Water Type Weaknesses - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

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

  • Tadbulb (Electric)
  • Bellibolt (Electric)
  • Pawmi (Electric)
  • Pawmo (Electric/Fighting)
  • Pawmot (Electric/Fighting)
  • Wattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Kilowattrel (Electric/Flying)
  • Sandy Shocks (Electric/Ground)
  • Miraidon (Electric/Dragon)
  • Iron Hands (Fighting/Electric)
  • Iron Thorns (Rock/Electric)
  • 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)
  • Toedscruel (Ground/Grass)

Water Type Resistances

Water types are not immune to any type, but they are slightly resistant to the following types:

  • Fire
  • Water
  • Ice
  • Steel
Water Type Resistances - Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Look out for these Pokémon who Water 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) *Grass moves are super effective
  • Chi-Yu (Dark/Fire)
  • 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)
  • Cetoddle (Ice)
  • Cetitan (Ice)
  • Frigibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Arctibax (Dragon/Ice)
  • Baxcalibur (Dragon/Ice)
  • Chien-Pao (Dark/Ice)
  • 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)
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: