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3 years ago#1
We all know why Fire is weak against Water and Ice weak to Fire but what makes Bug super effective against Psychic and Fighting super effective against Dark and so on.
3 years ago#2
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3 years ago#3
Fighting is super effective againts dark for the reason that fighting types represet honorable way to fight while dark types represent the dirty way to fight, and honorable>dirty. As for bug being super effective against dark and psychic... idk.. maybe they have... bug allergies?
3 years ago#4
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3 years ago#5
Best guesses:
FIghting>Dark since Dark types are dishonorable in their methods while fighting types fight with honor.
Bugs>Psychic Bugs are a common phobia and considering that psychic is associated with the mind...
Bugs>Dark Um... Bugs thrive in the dark?
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3 years ago#6
Why is grass resisted by and hit hard by EVERYTHING
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3 years ago#7
Fighting>Dark: Three words- Cheaters Never Prosper.

Fire>Steel: Chinese Elements, Fire melts Metal
Grass>Ground: Chinese Elements, Wood breaks Earth by growing in it.
Ice>Dragon: Cold blooded things hate the cold
Bug>Dark: It's hard to sneak up on a swarm of bugs.

Oh, and this:
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/WMG/PokemonTypeMatchups
3 years ago#8
Bug > Psychic because bugs are really annoying and make you lose focus. Ever tried to ignore a big fly flying around your face, buzzing in your ear, crawling all over you? It's like that.
3 years ago#9
Well I think the reason grass is weak to steel is because blades cut grass, simple as that, flyings weakness to rock brings to mind the saying "kill 2 birds with 1 stone".
3 years ago#10
xxmvcfanxx1000 posted...
Well I think the reason grass is weak to steel is because blades cut grass, simple as that, flyings weakness to rock brings to mind the saying "kill 2 birds with 1 stone".


Grass isn't weak to steel.
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