Flying Pokemon Weakness and Strength Chart

We're taking a look at both the strengths and weaknesses of Flying-type Pokémon , so you know how to use and what to bring out against them!
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To become the ultimate Pokémon trainer, you are going to need all of the strengths and weaknesses of the Pokémon 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 Flying-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 Pokémon Go, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Pokémon 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!

Flying Pokemon Weakness & Strength Chart

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Flying-type Pokémon often live in high altitudes, and most of them are birds and insects. The power of this Pokémon type is often related to aerial and wind attacks. Even though many Flying-type Pokémon have wings, some float, like Rayquaza and Gyarados.

On average, Flying-type Pokémon have the highest Speed of all Pokémon and of fully evolved Pokémon.

Flying-type moves are usually Cool in contests, but some might be Beautiful, Tough, Cute, or Clever. Their moves are often Physical. However, they can also be Special, and a select few are Status.

Flying Type Weaknesses

Flying-type Pokémon attacks are not effective against the Rock, Steel, and Electric-type Pokémon. Flying-type Pokémon attacks are weak against Rock, Electric, and Ice-type Pokémon.

Flying Type Strengths

Flying-type moves are strong (Super Effective) against Fighting, Bug, and Grass-type Pokémon. When a Flying-type Pokémon is on the defense, they are resistant to Grass, Fighting, and Bug-type moves, and Ground-type moves have no effect.

Other Pokemon Types

We have guides on every Pokémon 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 Flying-type in the various games of the franchise. We’ve got more detailed content in the Pokemon section of our website.

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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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