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Iron Moth Weakness in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

If you're battling against Iron Moth in Pokemon, you will need to know which weaknesses it has in order to defeat them!
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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet bring some new additions to the game, which means there’s a lot of new pocket monsters out there that can be collected and battled against. When battling against certain Pokemon, it’s unclear what type they are initially, so learning which moves you should use is very important! If you want to know what Iron Moth’s weaknesses are then we’ll walk you through them in this guide.

If you want to see all of the weaknesses and strengths of any Pokemon, head to our Pokemon Type Chart guide!

Iron Moth Weaknesses

Iron Moth is a Fire and Poison-type Pokemon, which means they have weaknesses to Ground, Rock, Water, and Psychic-type moves. Ground is 4x effective, so make that your priority. It has no immunities, but is resistant to Fighting, Poison, Bug, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, and Fairy-type attacks.

While any Ground, Rock, Water, and Psychic-type moves will be sufficient to finish off Iron Moth, you will want to focus on Physical Attack moves if you have them. Iron Moth has much higher Special Defense, which means you will have much better luck using Physical Attacks.

As for specific Pokemon you want to avoid bringing into battle against Iron Moth, you will want to make sure to leave Bug, Grass, Ice, Steel, Fairy, and Grass out. They all have at least one weakness to Iron Moth’s attacks. Iron Moth can also run Electric and Flying-type moves, so be on the lookout for those when battling.

That’s everything you need to know about the moves that will be best used against Iron Moth. For more detailed guides, be sure to head to the Pokemon section of our website.

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