Fairy Type Pokemon Weakness and Strength Chart

We're taking a look at both the strengths and weaknesses of Fairy-type Pokemon, so you know how to use and what to bring out against them!
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To become the ultimate Pokemon trainer, you are going to need all of the strengths and weaknesses of the Pokemon on your team and that you are battling against. These are not always cut-and-dry, because some types will have immunities and be vulnerable to things that don’t necessarily make sense. If you’re wondering about what the Fairy-type is super effective against or vulnerable to, we’ll teach you what you need to know in this guide!

This chart will work for all current games, such as Pokemon Go, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pearl, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus. If you want to see all of the weaknesses and strengths, head to our Pokemon Type Chart guide!

Fairy Pokemon Weakness & Strength Chart

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Fairy-type Pokemon were introduced in Generation VI to combat Dragon and Dark-type Pokemon. This Pokemon type is often seen as cute, partially pink, and often has a feminine appearance.

Despite their adorable appearance, Fairy-types can be incredibly powerful. One of the more intriguing facts about Fairy-types is that their powers are supernatural. The powers of a Fairy-type Pokémon are related to magic and mental power. They are also known for their purification and rejuvenation abilities.

Fairy-type moves are typically Beautiful and Cute in contests. None of the moves, however, are Cool or Tough.

Fairy Type Weaknesses

Fairy-type Pokemon have weaknesses to Poison and Steel-type moves when on defense. Fairy-type attacks are not very effective against Fire, Poison, and Steel-type Pokemon.

Fairy Type Strengths

Fairy-type moves are strong (Super Effective) against Dragon, Fighting, and Dark-type Pokemon. When a Fairy Pokemon is on defense, they are resistant to Fighting, Bug, and Dark-type moves.

Other Pokemon Types

We have guides on every Pokemon Types’ strengths and weaknesses, so you can navigate to the one you are looking for more information on below.


That is all you need to know about the strengths and weaknesses of the Fairy-type in the various games of the franchise. We’ve got more detailed content in the Pokemon section of our website.

Hayley Andrews

Hayley Andrews

Hayley is a gamer, writer, and author with a background in Business. Hayley graduated with a dual degree in Business Management and Human Resource Management in Australia.

She spent many years in business until she found her passion for creative writing and the gaming industry. When she’s not indulging in the latest anime, she can be found reading or playing video games.


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