What's good against water Pokemon?

Battling against water Pokemon can be tricky because there are so many of them — in fact, there are more water type Pokemon than any other type! That makes for a lot of different battle strategies!


And, water typing has now been paired with every other type which further complicates their weaknesses and resistances.


what's good against water pokemon

Water type Pokemon are weak to:

Use attacks of these types to deal double damage against water types. It's super effective!

what's good against water pokemon

These types resist water type attacks:

Use Pokemon of these types to take half damage from an opponent's water type attacks. It's not very effective.

what resists water type attacks

Great Pokemon to use against water types:

These Pokemon learn super effective attacks or have useful resistances (or both!)

  • Venusaur (grass / poison)

  • Serperior (grass)

  • Sceptile (grass)

  • Magneton (electric / steel)

  • Lanturn (electric / water)

  • Luxray (electric)


Read more: The ULTIMATE Pokemon Type Weakness Guide

Good attacks to use against water type Pokemon:

  • Thunderbolt (electric)

  • Discharge (electric)

  • Thunder punch (electric)

  • Leaf storm (grass)

  • Seed bomb (grass)

  • Energy ball (grass)


What's good against..?

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