Pokemon GO: Advantages and Disadvantages of Each Type of Pokemon!

In Pokémon, the types of creatures and the elements of their attacks have always been extremely relevant factors in combat (it's super effective!), and this could not be different in Pokémon GO. Currently the game has 18 different types of pokémon, and knowing how each one interacts with the others is essential.

Check out the updated list of types and their advantages and disadvantages in Pokémon GO below!

Table of interactions between types of pokemons

First, you need to know what each degree of advantage and disadvantage means:

  • super effective: +60% damage dealt.
  • resistant against: -38% damage taken.
  • weak against: +60% damage taken.
  • Immune against: -61% damage taken.
Super effective against

resistant against

weak against

Immune against


Fighter Ghost


Normal, Stone, Steel, Ice and Night Nightcrawler, Stone and Insect Flying, Psychic and Fairy


Fighter, Insect and Plant Plant, Fighter and Insect Electric, Stone and Ice Earthly


plant and fairy Poisonous, Bug, Fairy, Fighter and Plant Earthly and Psychic


Poisonous, Stone, Steel, Fire and Electric Poison and Stone Water, Plant and Ice Elétrico


Flying, Insect, Fire and Ice Poisonous, Normal, Fire and Flying Psychic and Fairy


Plant, Psychic and Nocturnal Fighter, Plant and Ground Fire, Flying and Stone


Ghost and Psychic Poisonous and Insect Ghost and Nocturne Normal and Fighting


Stone, Ice and Fairy Ice, Normal, Grass, Flying, Stone, Psychic, Dragon, Fairy, Steel, Insect Fire, Earth and Fighter Poisonous


Insect, Steel, Plant and Ice Steel, Fire, Plant, Ice, Insect and Fairy Water, Terrestrial and Stone


Earth, Stone and Fire Fire, Water, Ice and Steel Plant and Electric


Earth, Stone and Water Water, Plant, Terrestrial and Electric Fire, Flying, Ice, Poisonous and Insect


flying and water Electric, Flying and Steel Earthly


Fighter and Poison Psychic and Fighter Bug, Ghost and Nightcrawler


Flying, Ground, Grass and Dragon Ice Fire, Stone, Fighting and Steel


Dragon Electric, Fire, Water and Insect Ice, Dragon and Fairy


Fighter, Dragon and Nightcrawler Nightcrawler, Fighter and Insect Poisonous and Steel Dragon


Ghost and Psychic Night and Ghost Fighter, Bug and Fairy Psychic

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