Normal Type Pokemon Weakness and Strength Chart

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

Normal Pokemon Weakness & Strength Chart

Strong AgainstWeak AgainstResistant toVulnerable to
NoneGhost (Immune)GhostFighting

Normal-type Pokemon are one of the most basic types of Pokémon and they are very common. Most Normal-type Pokémon are a single type, however, in terms of dual types, a large portion are Normal and Flying dual-type Pokemon. Some of the most popular Normal-type trainers include Whitney, the Goldenrod Gym Leader, and Norman, the Petalburg Gym Leader.

Normal-type moves can fall into any of the contest categories. What sets them apart, however, is that Normal-type Pokemon have more moves that can jam, which can be very helpful.

They also, on average, have the lowest Defense and Special Defense of all Pokémon and of fully evolved Pokémon.

Normal Type Weaknesses

Normal-type Pokemon have weaknesses to Fighting-type moves when on defense. Their attacks have no effect against Ghost-type Pokemon. Normal-type Pokemon aren’t super effective against any Pokemon type.

Normal Type Strengths

When a Normal-type Pokemon is on defense, they are resistant to Ghost-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 Normal-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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