The world of Pokemon is very vast as there are close to 1000 different pokemon of various types. All the Pokemons are divided into a total of 18 types, some of these types are Fairy, Water, Dragon, etc. The type of Pokemon decides what attacks the Pokemons will have and also has a major impact on the strengths and weaknesses of the Pokemon. Let’s dig deeper into Fairy-type Pokemon and how to defeat them.
How To Defeat Fairy Type Pokemon?
Fairy-type Pokemon were introduced in the 6th Gen, apart from being introduced later the number of Fairy-type Pokemon is also fairly less. Some of the famous fairy-type pokemon are Clefairy and Jigglypuff. Fairy-type Pokemon are vulnerable to Steel-type and Poison Type.
The attacks and size of the Pokemon also matter but it’s mostly dependant on the type of the Pokemon. One of the Poison-type Pokemon you can use is Gengar, one of the oldest and most famous Poison-type pokemon in the Kanto region. Attacks like Dark pulse and sludge bomb are very effective against all fairy-type Pokemon.
Players can also use Steelix a Steel-type Pokemon whose Bodyslam and Iron tail attacks are immensely effective against Fairy-type Pokemons. You should also know that some Pokemon are dual-type for example Fairy-Normal or Steel-Normal.
In such cases, you should choose a Pokemon according to both the type. In the case of Fairy-fire look for a Steel-Water or Poison-Water type Pokemon. Keeping the type in account for every Pokemon battle can be tedious but even if you choose according to one type it will have a huge impact on the battle. Players should also check the type of attacks as sometimes Dragon-type pokemon might have a Steel-type attack. These insights are applicable in all Pokemon games.
Now that you know how to defeat Fairy-type Pokemon, do check out our article to know about all the cat-type Pokemons.