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Pokemon Weakness and Effectiveness Type Chart For Gen 1 – 6 Onwards

Pokemon is a game not only full of adventure but also a strategic game. A wise Pokemon player must not only collect the best Pokemon and train them to become strong but also knowledgeable regarding the weaknesses and effectiveness of each Pokemon types.

That’s how Pokemon gaming works, and that is why it remains one of the most played video games. If you are very interested in these games, then knowing the different Pokemon strengths and weaknesses can be ideal. It can give you an edge over the enemy Pokemon and trainers and keep yourself alive until the battle ends when you know the different weaknesses. This Pokemon Weakness chart can help you with these games.

Pokemon Weakness and Effectiveness Chart

2Super effective (200%)
1/2Not very effective (50%)
0No effect (0%)
Blank (Pokemon type not mentioned) Normal effect (100%)

Weakness Chart for Pokemon Generations 6 and onwards

wdt_IDTypeWeak againstStrong Against

Note: This chart applies for Pokemon game versions released from 2013 and onwards (Pokemon X&Y, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon GO and Sun & Moon), you’ll notice slight differences in the chart for older games.

Pokemon Weakness Chart Gen 2-5

wdt_IDTypeWeak againstStrong Against

Changes to Types in Generation 2-5 Compared to Generations 6+

There were few minor differences for Generations 2-5 type Pokemon compared to Generation 6 and onwards; you will notice there’s no Fairy-type Pokemon in Generations 2-5, also, the Dark and Ghost type Pokemon were not very effective against Steel but normal effect in 6+.

Pokemon Weakness Chart Gen 1

wdt_IDTypeWeak againstStrong Against

Changes Compared to Generations 2-5 and Generations 6+

In the first of release of Pokemon game series, originally there were no Steel and Dark type Pokemon. The Ice type Pokemon moves takes normal attack against Fire type.

You’ll also notice that Ghost Pokemon had no effect on Psychic type Pokemon. However, it is said that this is bug in the programming but was rectified in Generation 2. Lastly, Bug Pokemon was super effective against Poison and conversely.

Closing Thoughts

Now that you know the different Pokemon weaknesses, you can have an edge against your opponents. This little Pokemon weakness chart can save you from doing a quick load when you lose a battle. You can recover from a mistake and hit back twice as much when you nail down their weaknesses.

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