Some Pokémon sort combos are worse than both particular person component, however just a few combos result in dual-type Pokémon with just one weak point.
Besides Normal and Electric, each Pokémon sort has multiple weak point. A mixture of resistances and immunities can typically cancel out these weaknesses in dual-type species, nevertheless, resulting in a choose few dual-type Pokémon with just one weak point.
There is at the moment only one Pokémon family with no weakness, because of a combination of sort and skill; the Electric-type Eelektross household has the Levitate potential, canceling out Electric’s lone Ground-type weak point. Every different Pokémon within the sequence has at the very least one weak spot, and even Eelektross may be broken by super-effective Ground assaults with the assistance of sure strikes or talents.
A Pokémon’s weaknesses do not completely outline its usefulness on the battlefield, although. High stats, an important potential, or a wide array of strikes can overcome a Pokémon’s different points. This means the dual-type Pokémon with solely one weak point aren’t routinely game-breaking or overpowered, as there are various elements to take into accounts when creating a viable Pokémon team. Still, many of those twin varieties are certainly stable decisions.
Poison/Dark-Type Pokémon Are Only Weak To Ground
Poison/Dark-type Pokémon are solely weak to Ground-type strikes. On high of that, they take half harm from Dark, Grass, Ghost, and Poison-type strikes and are completely immune to Psychic-type moves. When Pokémon Legends: Arceus was launched, it added two extra Poison/Dark Pokémon, within the type of Hisuian Qwilfish, and its new evolution, Overqwil. These new Hisuian Pokémon additionally share the Ground-type weak point of the others of their group. There are solely 4 evolutionary traces with this sort mixture up to now, consisting of seven whole Pokémon:
- Alolan Grimer
- Alolan Muk
- Hisuian Qwilfish
Water/Ground-Type Pokémon Are Only Weak To Grass
Water/Ground-type Pokémon are solely weak to Grass-type strikes, however since each Water and Ground are weak to Grass, they take a boosted 4x harm. They take half harm from Poison, Rock, Steel, and Fire-type strikes and are proof against Electric-type strikes. There are 5 evolutionary traces with this combo, totaling 9 Pokémon:
- Swampert (and Mega Swampert)
Bug/Steel-Type Pokémon Are Only Weak To Fire
Bug/Steel-type Pokémon have a 4x weak point to Fire-type strikes, however that is their solely weak point. They additionally take half harm from Normal, Bug, Steel, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, and Fairy, and so they take solely quarter harm from Grass-type strikes and are proof against Poison-type strikes. There are solely six whole Pokémon with this sort mixture up to now:
- Scizor (and Mega Scizor)
- Wormadam (Trash Cloak type)
Ghost/Dark-Type Pokémon Are Only Weak To Fairy
Ghost/Dark-type Pokémon as soon as had no weaknesses in any respect. This modified in Pokémon X and Y, which added Fairy-type Pokémon to the series, giving Ghost/Dark varieties their solely weak point. They take half harm from Poison and are proof against Normal, Fighting, and Psychic-type strikes. There are solely two solely Pokémon with this sort mixture:
- Sableye (and Mega Sableye)
Normal/Ghost-Type Pokémon Are Only Weak To Dark
Pokémon Legends: Arceus launched the primary Normal/Ghost-type Pokémon to the sequence, with Hisuian Zorua and Hisuian Zoruark making their debut. these Pokémon are solely weak to Dark-type strikes, which is a fairly good trade-off, as they’re proof against Normal, Fighting, and Ghost-type strikes, in addition to taking half harm from Poison and Bug-type strikes.
- Hisuian Zorua
- Hisuian Zoruark
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