Types question: Why is Poison types weak against Psychic?

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4 years ago#1
I understand why all the other types are weak against the other (Well except Ice beating dragon) but still... why is this? Can someone explain this?
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4 years ago#2
when you use brainpower, you can get rid of pollution

meh
4 years ago#3
For the Ice beating Dragon.

Dragons are reptiles.

Reptiles are cold blooded.

Cold blooded animals do NOT do well in the cold, to say the least.

As for Psychic>Poison, no idea.
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4 years ago#4
Shadow Flare13 posted...
For the Ice beating Dragon.

Dragons are reptiles.

Reptiles are cold blooded.

Cold blooded animals do NOT do well in the cold, to say the least.

As for Psychic>Poison, no idea.


Ok, thanks. that explains the dragon's ice, but not psychic's poison.
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4 years ago#5
MukAndMew posted...
when you use brainpower, you can get rid of pollution

meh
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4 years ago#6
MukAndMew posted...
when you use brainpower, you can get rid of pollution


This is probably the closest explanation you're gonna get.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhjk5x54bsE
4 years ago#7
they use psychic powers to turn toxins in the body against the host?
4 years ago#8
Shadow Flare13 posted...
For the Ice beating Dragon.

Dragons are reptiles.

Reptiles are cold blooded.

Cold blooded animals do NOT do well in the cold, to say the least.

As for Psychic>Poison, no idea.


Dragons/Dinosaurs didn't live through the Ice Age, which is why Ice is SE against Dragon.
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4 years ago#9
Best answer: Game Freak said so.

Lol at that "when you use brainpower, you can get rid of pollution" answer. with that logic Psychic can beat any type.
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4 years ago#10
Psychics are the "Esper-type" in Japan. Espers have a wider range of powers than American perceptions of psychics, which often includes healing.

Essentially, epsers can purge poison.
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