Rock Pokémon weakness, resistance, and strength

Sometimes the rock Pokémon weakness slips our minds, so we’ve got a handy guide to remind us all just what to use against the sedimentary Pokémon.

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Every type of Pokémon has a fascinating (and mostly intuitive) list of strengths, weaknesses, and types it resists. It’s integral to know what you’re up against when a wild battle starts, so here’s our handy rock Pokémon weakness guide along with when is best to use rock-types in a team and when to avoid them.

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

Now let’s roll into our rock Pokémon weakness guide.

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What are rock Pokémon weaknesses?

When building a roster to hit the rock Pokémon weaknesses, try and stuff in as many of these types as you can. Dual-type Pokémon come in very handy here such as Steelix, Ferrothorn, Toedscool, or Wooper.

If you want to overcome these types, our grass Pokémon weakness, steel Pokémon weakness, fighting Pokémon weakness, ground Pokémon weakness, and water Pokémon weakness guides can help you out.

What are rock Pokémon resistances?

If you find yourself against a rock-type with a team consisting of the above type Pokémon, you may want to rethink your strategy as rock-types are resistant to fire, flying, normal, and poison attacks.

Want to know the weak points for these types? Then dive into our fire Pokémon weakness, normal Pokémon weakness, flying Pokémon weakness, and poison Pokémon weakness guides.

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What are rock Pokémon strengths?

Rock-types are smashing when used against the above types. If a big bug blocks your path, get your rocky ‘mons out and show them who’s boss!

To go all out against those pesky bugs check out our bug Pokémon weakness guide, and learn all the ways in which you can melt your snowy foes in our ice Pokémon weakness article.

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