All type weaknesses and strengths in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Know your type match ups!

There are many different types of Pokémon throughout the series, with some being introduced in later games. In Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, there are 18 types, including Fairy, which was not in the original games.

Each type has strengths, weaknesses, immunities, and types they do not affect. You can see all 18 types and how they affect one another below.

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TypeSuper Effective AgainstNot Very Effective AgainstWeaknessesDoesn't EffectImmune To
BugDark - Grass - PsychicFighting - Flying - Poison - Ghost - Steel FireFire - Flying - Rock
DarkGhost - PsychicFighting - Dark - FairyBug - Fairy - Fighting
DragonDragonSteelDragon - Fairy - IceFairy
ElectricFlying - WaterDragon - Grass - ElectricGroundGround
FairyDark - Dragon - FightingFire -Poison - SteelPoison - SteelDragon
FightingDark - Ice - Normal - Rock - SteelBug - Fairy - Flying - Poison - PsychicFairy - Fighting - Psychic
FireBug - Grass - Ice - SteelDragon - Fire - Rock - WaterGround - Rock - Water
FlyingBug - Fighting - GrassElectric - Rock - SteelElectric - Ice - RockGround
GhostGhost - PsychicDarkDark - GhostNormal
GrassGround - Rock - WaterBug - Fire - Flying - Grass - Poison - SteelBug - Fire - Flying - Ice - Poison
GroundElectric - Fire - Poison - Rock - SteelBug - GrassGrass - Ice - WaterElectric
IceDragon - Flying - Grass - GroundFire - Ice - Steel - WaterFighting - Fire - Rock - Steel
NormalRock - SteelFightingGhost
PoisonFairy - GrassGhost - Ground - Poison - RockGround - Psychic Steel
PsychicFighting - PoisonPsychic - SteelBug - Dark - Ghost
RockBug - Fire - Flying - IceFighting - Ground - SteelFighting - Grass - Ground - Steel - Water
SteelFairy - Ice - RockElectric - Fire - Steel - WaterFighting - Fire - GroundPoison
WaterFire - Ground - RockDragon - Grass - WaterElectric - Grass

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