What are the weaknesses of Electrik-type Pokémon?


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  • Pokémon of the Electrik type are mainly weak to attacks. Sol type, and their attacks are therefore ineffective against Sol-type Pokémon.
  • Although they are resistant to Electrik, Vol and Steel types, Electrik-type Pokémon require regular disposal of surplus electricity to avoid overloading.
  • To fight Electrik-type Pokémon effectively, use Sol-type Pokémon with Sol-type attacks to benefit from the STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus).

Pokémon fan?

You're bound to have heard of Pikachu, the Sage's iconic Electric-type character! In this article, we're going to find out weaknesses of Electric-type Pokémon.

Indeed, this is one of the most difficult Pokémon types to battle, especially for novice players!

Let's go !

What are the weaknesses of Electrik-type Pokémon?

With 40 Electric-type attacks, 14 of which can paralyze enemies, here are the main limitations of Electric-type Pokémon:

Electrik-type Pokémon are weak against Sol types.

Image showing sol type beating electrik type
Image showing ground type beating electrik type. Source : Alucarefr

From the first to the ninth generation:

Their attacks are not very effective against :

Electrical attacks are ineffective against :

The greatest weakness of Electrik-type Pokémon is therefore Sol-type Pokémon. It should also be noted that Electric-type Pokémon require their bodies to be able to evacuate excess electricity. So, if they're locked away in an isolated area, Electrik-type Pokémon face an overload.

How do you battle Electrik-type Pokémon?

As a result, relying on these types of Pokemon with ground-type attacks is a good strategy if you want to fight them more easily. By choosing Ground-type Pokémon with Sol-type attacksWith STAB, which stands for "Same Type Attack Bonus", you'll be able to benefit from the same type of attack during combat. With this bonus, you'll be able to inflict extra damage, provided the caster respects this principle.

Keep in mind, however, that some Electrik-type Pokémon come in a variety of forms. in several types with various weaknesses and resistance.

What are the weaknesses of Electrik-type Pokémon in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

It should be noted that in this version, the weaknesses of Electrik-type Pokémon remain the Ground type. Pokémon of the Electrik type have resistance of the Electrik type, Steel type and Flight type in this version, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

About Electrik-type Pokémon

  • The Electrik-type Pokémon has been introduced since the first generation.
  • Until the third generation, this type was classified as a special Pokémon.
  • It is one of the 18 Pokémon types in the main series, and prior to the fifth generation was known as Electr.
  • Of the Electric-type Pokémon, more than half are purebred, while the remainder represent all possible dual types.
  • In the trading card game, one type is reserved for Pokémon Electrik: Electric.
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Illustration of Electrik-type Pokémon for our article on their weaknesses. Source : Alucare.fr

Characteristics of Electrik-type Pokémon

How can you recognize them more easily? On the one hand, they are well known for their colorMost of them contain a lot of yellow. This yellow color represents lightning and the Pokémon anime. On the other hand, you'll also know them as by nameoften related to electricity, such as Zapétrel, Lampéroie or Zébibron, etc.

Did you know? Pokémon of the Electrik type are classified in the same level as Normal because they have the fewer weaknesses ! Exploiting and promoting the effectiveness of this type thus becomes difficult in combat, where their power increases by 30% if the attacker is in the Electrified Field, and by 100% if he used a Charger last turn!

Pokémon Électrik highlights

Among the 18 types of Pokémon, we found that Electrik-type Pokémon are among the most added and wanted by trainer teams. But why? Probably because of their popularity and power! Whatever Pokémon game you play, Electrik types will always be your best allies. What's more :

  • Although their main weakness remains Sol-type Pokémon, this type of Pokémon remains resistant to attacks from Flight type, Steel type and Électrik.
  • From the 6th generation onwards, Electric-type Pokémon can no longer be paralyzed!
  • Electrik-type Pokémon with the following abilities Bypassthe object with Inflatable Balloon or Pokémon using movements such as the telekinesis Where Vol magnétic are unaffected by attacks from Ground-type Pokémon.

In short, these are the weaknesses of Electrik-type Pokémon that you need to know in order to fight them better next time. Which Pokémon do you love most and why? Share your favorites with us in the comments!

Who is the most powerful Pokémon Électrik?

Pikachu is one of the most popular Electrik-type Pokémon, Mega-Elecsprint is one of the most powerful Pokémon in the series. In Pokémon GO, it is only of type Electrik and has a maximum CP of 4048, with an attack-oriented stat breakdown of 286 attack, 179 defense and 172 HP.

The most effective movements for Mega-Elecsprint are Crocs Éclair (which offers a potential STAB - Same Attack Type Bonus) and Éclair Fou (which also offers STAB potential), representing a DPS of 21.97.

Mega-Elecsprint is able to resist Electrik, Vol and Acier attacks, but remains weak to Sol attacks. So, if you want a strong partner and clever in the Pokémon Go video game, don't hesitate to take Mega-Elecsprint!

Table of the main strengths and weaknesses of Pokémon by type :

Here is a table illustrating the main strengths and weaknesses of Pokémon by type, including the type Pokémon Electrik :

Representative image of Pokémon GO's strengths and weaknesses
Chart illustrating Pokémon weaknesses and strengths by type, including the Electrik type.

Here's a guide to reading the table:

  • 2 in green means attack effective ;
  • All 1/2 in red mean attack that is not effective ;
  • All 0s in black mean attack totally ineffective.

Similarly, to explore the main weaknesses of other types of Pokémon, discover among our articles :

And there you have it: these are the weaknesses of Electrik-type Pokémon you need to know about if you want to fight these types effectively!

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