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All Lokix weaknesses and Best Counters in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Outspeed and burn Lokix down.

Lokix is a new Pokémon introduced in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet and is the only Pokémon to have the Bug and Dark-type combination. This can leave you scratching your head when coming up against it. When facing Lokix, you will want to know what it is weak against and how to best counter it in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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What is Lokix weak to in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

Lokix is unique because it is the only Bug/Dark-type Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. It also has good Speed and Attack, making it capable of being a physical sweeper if set up. However, its type combination does leave something to be desired, as it has many common weaknesses. Here are all Lokix's weaknesses in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

  • Fire - 2x Weak
  • Flying - 2x Weak
  • Bug - 2x Weak
  • Rock - 2x Weak
  • Fairy - 2x Weak

Related: Best moves for Lokix in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

How to counter Lokix in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Lokix is primarily a threat due to its speed, high attack, and ability Tinted Lens. This lets it hit Pokémon, which would normally resist its attacks as if they were not resistant. The good news is that Lokix's coverage is pretty weak and has a low Special Defense and average Defense.

Talonflame, Pyroar, Volcarona, and Arcanine are all strong Fire-type Pokémon that outspeed Lokix. This allows them to go first, barring First Impression and Sucker Punch, and knock it out before it can act. We prefer Volcarona and Pyroar, as these Pokémon can take advantage of their low Special Defense.

For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. check out Best Bug Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and Best Nature for Nymble & Lokix in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides.


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