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So, they needed a new type to be super effective against dragons...

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User Info: ChampionRed

ChampionRed
3 years ago#1
and they chose fairy? Why would fairy be super effective against dragon?
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scrappybristol
3 years ago#2
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User Info: Birth_By_Sorrow

Birth_By_Sorrow
3 years ago#3
Who said they were?

User Info: trewerd

trewerd
3 years ago#4
Ever see Cinderella? The climax involved a magic sword enchanted by fairies and a dragon slain by said sword.
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User Info: Sticky_Tails

Sticky_Tails
3 years ago#5
because magic beats dragons. Besides its less about being super effective against dragons and more about resisting them (or as rumored being immune to them).
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ChampionRed
3 years ago#6
What? They should really not let Disney get a hold of these stories if they're gonna cut out crap like that.
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User Info: SoleEater

SoleEater
3 years ago#7
Neither fairys or dragons actually exist, so it's not like there are rules to either. Why can't it be super effective against it?
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User Info: reaverz

reaverz
3 years ago#8
It didn't matter what the type was called, it was going to be super effective against the Dragon type (and immune to it, it seems). The fact that the Fairy type could be easily applied to previous-gen Pokemon to quickly let it play catch-up to the rest of the types would have been a plus for GameFreak.
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User Info: tallgeeseIV

tallgeeseIV
3 years ago#9
trewerd posted...
Ever see Cinderella? The climax involved a magic sword enchanted by fairies and a dragon slain by said sword.


you mean Sleeping Beauty, unless there is some weird version of Cinderella i've never seen before...
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User Info: Socran

Socran
3 years ago#10
trewerd posted...
Ever see Cinderella? The climax involved a magic sword enchanted by fairies and a dragon slain by said sword.


To be fair, the dragon was also a fairy. And it was sleeping beauty.

Of course, in Dungeons and Dragons (and The Fairly Oddparents, as a D&D shout-out), dragons are actually resistant to magic.

But ultimately it comes down to the fact that dragons and fairies are both mythical, magical creatures. There had to be some relationship between them, and since Dragon-type has become overpowered lately, that relationship should give Fairy the advantage.
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