Farigiraf is a new Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. It can be tricky to face due to its type combination and abilities, especially when going up against the Psychic Gym Leader. This may leave you wondering what Farigiraf is weak to and how to counter it in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
What is Farigiraf weak to in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?
Farigiraf is a Normal/Psychic-type Pokémon introduced in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. This is a unique type that gets rid of Normal's weakness to Fighting while retaining its stab for many powerful moves. Here is everything Farigiraf is weak to in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
- Dark - x2 Weak
- Bug - 2x Weak
How to counter Farigiraf in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Farigiraf can be tricky to deal with, as it is only weak to Dark and Bug-type attacks. It has great bulk and high Attack and Special Attack, meaning it can withstand hits and strike back. Additionally, it can learn a wide variety of coverage moves to counter Pokémon that would normally be strong against it.
We recommend using a strong Dark of Bug-type Pokémon to deal with Farigiraf. Some good candidates would be Hydreigon, Kingambit, and Lokix. All three are immune to Farigiraf's Psychic attacks and aren't susceptible to any strong coverage moves that can play on their weaknesses, except for Hydreigon being 4x weak to Dazzling Gleam and Lokix being 2x weak. But both are fast enough to act before Farigiraf, allowing you to take it out first.
For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, check out Best Psychic Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and Best Nature for Girafarig and Farigiraf in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides.