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Bug Pokémon weakness, resistance, and strength

Need to know bug Pokémon weakness? Save your precious Caterpie from the jaws of defeat and learn how to successfully take down a Heracross with our handy guide.

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Want to know everything there is to know about the different types of bug Pokémon weakness? Each type of Pokémon resists something and finds itself weak to something else – it can be very hard to keep track of, so here’s the bug Pokémon weaknesses, resistances, and strengths in a quick and easy guide. Knowing what your buggy buds are susceptible to is an asset, as you can run away from strong opponents and change up your team when necessary.

If you need a refresher on other types and how to handle them in battle, then we have handy guides to fairy Pokémon weakness, dark Pokémon weakness, and electric Pokémon weakness, along with resistances and strengths in battle.

Let’s dig into our bug Pokémon weakness guide.

What are bug Pokémon weaknesses?

The bug Pokémon weaknesses to look out for are fire, flying, and rock-types. If you see a Talonflame, Aerodactyl, or a Coalossal – run!

Or, if you check out our fire Pokémon weakness, flying Pokémon weakness, and rock Pokémon weakness guides, you can stand a chance against these Pokémon using non-bug members of your team.

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What are bug Pokémon resistances?

Bug-type Pokémon are resistant to a few types and take only half-damage from them. These are:

To discover more about these three types, give our grass Pokémon weakness, fighting Pokémon weakness, and ground Pokémon weakness guides a read so you can plan your battles with your beetles.

What are bug Pokémon strengths?

These are the three Pokémon types that bugs take down easily and so we recommend you pit them against each other when the opportunity arises. Note that fairy, fighting, and steel can resist bug attacks, so take that into account as well as bug Pokémon weaknesses when building a team.

If you want to do some overkill, our dark Pokémon weakness and psychic Pokémon weakness guides can tell what other types are super effective against these ‘mon.

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There you have it, that’s all for our bug Pokémon weaknesses guide. If you’re after Pokémon info on the go, check out our picks for the best Pokémon in Pokémon Go. Or, if you need to brush up on your ‘mon knowledge, our Pokédex explains everything you need to know.