Dragon-Type Pokémon – Weakness and Strength Chart

How do you counter this typing?

The Pokémon franchise is known for its battle and typing mechanics. There are a plethora of Pokémon types with strengths and weaknesses to keep in mind when taking on a foe. One of the most infamously difficult typings to go up against is Dragon-type. Dragon-type Pokémon are often among the most powerful Pokémon in each game, and that's sure to be true in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Dragon-type Pokémon Weaknesses and Strengths

Players can use the following charts to inform themselves on how to best use or attack a Dragon-type Pokémon in battle.

Dragon-type Attacking Chart

Dragon-type Pokémon aren't super-effective when using them against many other typings, but they make up for that by having overwhelmingly powerful attack moves.

Dragon-type moves are super-effective againstDragon-type Pokémon
Dragon-type moves are not very effective againstSteel-type Pokémon
Dragon-type moves have no effect againstFairy-type Pokémon

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Using Dragon-type attack moves is super effective against other Dragon Pokémon, but you'll want to avoid them on Steel and Fairy type Pokémon

Dragon-type Defense Chart

There aren't very many move types that are good against Dragon-type Pokémon, making these powerful attackers even more difficult to take on. You'll want to avoid using

Moves that are super-effective against Dragon-typesIce, Fairy, and Dragon-type attacks
Moves that are weak against Dragon-typesWater, Fire, Electric, and Grass-type attacks

Pokémon players wanting to go toe to toe with a Dragon-type Pokémon will do best with a Fairy-type Pokémon in hand. This will give them an edge, as Fairy-type moves are not only super-effective against Dragon-type Pokémon, the Dragon-type Pokémon's move will have no effect against them.

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