Water Pokémon resistance, weakness and strength

If you’re having a problem beating Water Pokemon, check out this guide on their weaknesses, counters, and resistances.

Water Pokemon, weaknesses, resistance and Strength
Water Pokemon

Many dominant Pokemon belong to Water-type and facing them is undoubtedly a tough challenge for any Trainer. Here’s a guide that covers the weaknesses and resistances of Water-type Pokemon and the best counters to beat them.

Water-type Pokemon are some of the most popular – and deadly – Pokemon you can face in battle. Their powerful water-based moves can send your team to a soggy KO very quickly, so it’s important to be prepared before taking them on. Legendary Pokemon who are Water-types are even more intimidating, and there are a lot of them.

Water Pokemon Weakness & Strength Chart

Strong Against Weak Against Resistant to Vulnerable to
Ground Water Steel Grass
Rock Grass Water Electric
Fire Dragon Fire

Water-type Pokemon are one of the three starter-type Pokemon. Together, they form a triangular or rock-paper-scissors relationship with Grass and Fire. Water-type Pokemon are often dual types to show the diversity found in aquatic life.

As they are Water-type Pokemon, their moves are water-based, and they can use moves that can only be performed by marine creatures like Clamp or Razor Shell.

Water-type moves are typically Beautiful in contests. However, they can be from any other Contest type, such as Clever, Cool, Tough, or Cute.

Some of the most popular Water-type trainers include Misty, the Cerulean Gym Leader; Wallace, the Sootopolis Gym Leader; and Marlon, the Humilau Gym Leader.

Water Type Weaknesses

Water-type Pokemon have weaknesses to Electric and Grass-type moves when on defense. Their attacks are not very effective against Fire, Water, Grass, and Dragon-type Pokemon.

Water Type Strengths

Water-type moves are strong (Super Effective) against Fire, Ground, and Rock Pokemon. When a Water Pokemon is on defense, they are resistant to Fire, Water, Ice, and Steel-type moves.

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