It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s our flying Pokémon weakness guide. Here you can learn all about how to bring down the sky-dwellers, though do be careful, we doubt they’ll be too happy when they hit the ground. However, if you want one on your team, you need to know more than just the flying-type weakness. So, we also dive into their resistances and strengths so you know what Pokémon they can fly away with.
To decide which flying Pokémon should be on your team, take flight with our guide. Or, to fill out the other spaces on your squad, take a look at our fire Pokémon, psychic Pokémon, dark Pokémon, ghost Pokémon, steel Pokémon, water Pokémon, normal Pokémon, and poison Pokémon guides. While you’re here, why not see what the best mythical Pokémon are, too? There many great ‘mon in the Pokédex.
Anyway, on to what the flying Pokémon weakness is.
There are three types that flying Pokémon are especially weak to – ice, electric, and rock. If you come across one of those with a bird on your team, we suggest you rename them to Christmas, Easter, or Thanksgiving, as that’s all they’re good for.
Luckily, while flying Pokémon have three weaknesses, they also have three resistances and one that they’re entirely unaffected by. Ground-type moves don’t damage those ‘mon in the sky, and given birds tend to snack on creepy crawlies, it’s hardly a surprise that bug- and grass-types do little damage to them.
- Fighting Pokémon
- Grass Pokémon
- Bug Pokémon
Going one step further, not only do flying Pokémon resist these types, they demolish them on the battlefield. Honestly, fighting Pokémon such as Machamp are about to get their butt kicked (flown?) into the middle of next week, while bug- and grass-types are about to become dinner.
Well, there you have it. You now know what the flying Pokémon weakness is. To discover how to beat other types, take a look at our poison Pokémon weakness, fire Pokémon weakness, ghost Pokémon weakness, steel Pokémon weakness, and dark Pokémon weakness guides.