Bug Pokémon weakness, resistance, and strength

Here’s everything you need to know about bug Pokémon weaknesses, resistances, and more so you can save your precious Caterpie from a painful defeat.

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What is the bug-type 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 water Pokémon weaknesses, electric Pokémon weaknesses, and ghost Pokémon weaknesses, 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 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.

What are bug Pokémon strengths?

These are the three types that bugs take down easily and that we recommend you pit them against. 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, our bug Pokémon weaknesses guide. Ready for more gaming goodies? Here are all the working Pokémon Unite codes and Honkai Star Rail codes, along with our Honkai Star Rail tier list for an extra bit of info.