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What are Fairy type’s weaknesses in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet? Answered

Watch for these type matchups.

If you’re playing a Pokémon game for the first time, make sure to watch for the type matchups. Like every other monster in the world of Pokémon, Fairy-type Pokémon like Sylveon and Azumarill all have weaknesses that affect both the offensive and defensive sides of fighting. For those returning to the franchise, Fairy-type matchups can be a bit more confusing since this is the most recent type added into Pokémon. So, what weaknesses do Fairy-type Pokémon have in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet? Let’s look at what you need to know for both sides of fighting in the Paldea region.

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What are Fairy type’s weaknesses in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

Fairy-type Pokémon have several different weaknesses. Let’s start off with defense and what moves are stronger against Fairy-type Pokémon. Here are the full list of Pokémon type moves that are super effective against Fairy types:

  • Poison
  • Steel

On the offensive side of things, Fairy-type moves are half as effective against certain types of Pokémon. Those Pokémon that have that ability are the following types:

  • Fire
  • Poison
  • Steel

Poison and Steel-type Pokemon are the ones that you will really need to be careful of, while using a Fairy-type. Not only are Poison and Steel-types super effective against Fairy-types, but Fairy moves are fairly weak against these two types.

Remember, Fairy-types moves are half as effective as compared to against other monsters. Unlike with some other Pokémon, there are no monsters that are immune to Fairy-type moves.

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Chris Studley
Chris is a staff writer for Gamepur who lives on the East Coast of the U.S. Chris has covered sports games, including the Madden, FIFA, NHL, NBA 2K, and MLB The Show franchises, for Gamepur since 2020.