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More than Combat Points, Attack power or any other statistic, Pokemon Go weaknesses are the single biggest key to combat. Armed with the knowledge of which Pokemon types are effective gives you the ability to plan properly. By picking the six best Pokemon for the gym you are attacking, you give yourself the best odds of success.

When in doubt use our chart of Pokemon Go weaknesses to determine who you need to take into battle. You can also refer to our Pokemon Go strengths chart as well to see which of your Pokemon are the strongest.

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Pokemon Go Weaknesses Chart

Pokemon Type Pokemon Weaknesses
Normal Weak against : Fighting
Poison Weak against : Ground, Psychic
Bug Weak against : Fire, Flying, Rock
Grass Weak against : Fire, Ice, Poison, Flying, Bug
Water Weak against : Electric, Grass
Ground Weak against : Water, Grass, Ice
Fire Weak against : Rock, Water, Ground
Fairy Weak against : Poison, Steel
Flying Weak against : Electric, Steel, Rock
Electric Weak against : Ground
Psychic Weak against : Bug, Ghost, Dark
Ghost Weak against : Ghost, Dark
Dragon Weak against : Ice, Dragon, Fairy
Ice Weak against : Fire, Fighting, Rock, Steel

Are you having problems winning battles in Pokemon Go? Do you find it’s difficult to take over any gyms at all? Reference our special move chart, and the statistics in Pokemon Go to turn around your fortunes.

Using this easy to read Pokemon Go Weaknesses chart, you’ll know which Pokemon to attack with. When you understand how Pokemon types work, the battle is already half won. This chart of weaknesses gives you the upper hand, and makes taking over an enemy gym fast and easy.

Have any questions about our Pokemon Go Weaknesses chart? Leave us a comment below and let us know. For more Pokemon Go tips, guides and news, subscribe to Pokemon Go Den today. You’ll get daily news updates, tricks and hacks that will help you on your path to becoming a true Pokemon master.