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Normal Pokémon weakness, resistance, and strength

When you know what the normal Pokémon weakness is, it becomes a lot easier to deal with these seemingly highly resistant creatures.

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The normal Pokémon weakness continues to elude some players, even after all these years, but we can forgive given how little you probably think about these creatures. That’s not to say that they’re bad, more that there isn’t a lot to them when it comes to strengths and resistances. Still, it’s only right to tell you what the normal-type weakness is.

If you want one of these ‘mon on your team, our list of the best normal Pokémon can help you decide who’s the best fit for your squad. We also have electric Pokémon, poison Pokémon, bug Pokémon, water Pokémon, dark Pokémon, grass Pokémon, fire Pokémon, and ice Pokémon guides to help you fill out the other spots on your team.

Anyway, onto what you need to know about the normal Pokémon weakness.

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What are the normal Pokémon weaknesses?

The only normal Pokémon weakness is fighting-types, so maybe don’t give your ‘mon false hope that they’re the next Mike Tyson. If you do, the likes of Lucario and Machamp may knock them into the middle of next week.

Best Normal Pokémon counters

As the only weakness normal Pokémon have is against fighting-types, you want to consider the likes of Hitmonlee, Lucario, Hitmonchan, Primeape, and the following:

All of these Pokémon fall under the fighting-type category, and as normal Pokémon aren’t super effective against any type, you don’t have to worry too much about the opposing creature countering your buddy. You just have to make sure you throw some kicks, punches, and maybe a seismic toss.

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What are the normal Pokémon resistances?

Normal Pokémon have no resistances but are immune to ghost-type attacks. However, this goes both ways, as any normal move goes straight through the otherworldly Pokémon. So, while there is only one official normal Pokémon weakness, don’t bring one without a dark-type move to any haunted Pokémon house – you’ll both be there all day, causing no damage if you don’t.

What are the normal Pokémon strengths?

Normal Pokémon aren’t super-effective against any type, and that might just be the saddest thing I’ve ever heard. Seriously, not a single one. Oof, that’s gotta suck for Raticate, Persian, Furret, and Stantler.

Well, there you have it. You finally know what the normal Pokémon weakness is. To learn how to best the other types, make sure you check out our dark Pokémon weakness, ghost Pokémon weakness, flying Pokémon weakness, ghost Pokémon weakness, steel Pokémon weakness, psychic Pokémon weakness, ice Pokémon weakness, and electric Pokémon weakness guides.