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So the Fairy type can kick a Dragon type's butt, yet Steel can't?

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3 years ago#11
javel34 posted...
So if I can get Sylveon to excrete fairy juice I can throw it on my Steelix and wreck people?

That sounds far dirtier than I think you meant it to.

....Or does it?
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3 years ago#12
Sword_of_Dusk posted...
I mean, when you consider all of the stories about knights in shining armor slaying dragons, it would make some sense to have Steel types hit dragons for super-effective damage.

Well, when you consider the already-existing type chart, then there's the fact that swords and armor are made of metal, and most dragons in those types of stories tend to breathe fire, and... yeah...
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3 years ago#13
el_tercer_poder posted...
Also, as for Fairy-type (probably) being weak to Steel-type moves...maybe they took the Fae's inherent weakness to iron as an explanation...

I considered Fary's weakness to Steel and Poison being representative of technology and pollution encroaching on magic and the natural world.
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3 years ago#14
Basically the knight's armor protects him from the dragon's non-fire attacks, hence Steel resisting Dragon but weak to fire.

The sword on the other hand, is enchanted with magic, which is what kills the dragon. Hence Fairy beats Dragon.
3 years ago#15
Bisharp switches into Outrage locked Salamence, swords dance and sucker punch it to oblivion.
3 years ago#16
Sword_of_Dusk posted...
SlimeStack posted...
To be fair, they're usually enchanted or legendary swords of some description. It's probably where Fairy comes into play in a very loose way.


Ahh, like Excalibur being enchanted by the Lady of the Lake(I think), who was a fairy of some sort, right? It finally makes some sense, and I feel better for it. Go Fairy type!

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