Grass Type Pokemon Weakness and Strength Chart

We're taking a look at both the strengths and weaknesses of Grass-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 Grass-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!

Grass Pokemon Weakness & Strength Chart

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Grass-type Pokemon are one of the three starter types. Along with Fire and Water, the three types form a triangular, or rock-paper-sister style, relationship. Many Grass-type Pokemon are based on real-world plants and fungi rather than herbs.

An interesting fact about Grass-type Pokemon is that some have Poison abilities to reflect the toxicity of different plants. As they can learn moves like “spore” or “dust,” their playstyle is often passive.

Grass-type moves are typically Clever in contests. However, they can also be any of the other four contest conditions.

Grass Type Weaknesses

Grass-type Pokemon have weaknesses to Fire, Ice, Poison, Flying, and Bug-type moves when on defense. Their attacks are not effective against the Flying, Poison, Bug, Steel, Fire, and Grass-type Pokemon.

Grass Type Strengths

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

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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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