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I never understood Poison Type's weaknesses

#1NewAgeDoomPosted 9/17/2013 1:51:27 AM
Can someone share with me some theories as to why Poison is beaten by both Ground and Psychic type pokemon? I've never understood it since I started playing Pokemon back in Gen 1
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#2FryDays5000Posted 9/17/2013 1:55:38 AM(edited)
Im not sure about Ground but Psychic I heard somewhere that a strong mind could overcome the toxins in your body? It kinda makes sense that way
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#3RotomGuy3Posted 9/17/2013 1:55:45 AM
Psychic, I believe, is that when you focus your mind you get the impurities (diseases (poison)) out of your body. Or something.
#4finity17Posted 9/17/2013 1:55:56 AM
Because despite what some people here say gamefreak just tacks on weaknesses and strengths of certain types like poison and dark in whatever way they see fit for balancing or whatever, seems like they made poison pretty weak early on but at least its a little better now.
#5MegaMettaurPosted 9/17/2013 2:17:33 AM
A Psychic person would know how to avoid poison due to being psychic. You can't poison the ground. You can slowly do damage to earth if you intentionally poisoned it (IE, Nuclear waste) But that wouldn't be very effective and would take too long.
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#6MegaMettaurPosted 9/17/2013 2:18:42 AM
I think water should be super effective against poison as well, because if you dilute poison, it will eventually stop working.
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#7MoonLightCloudPosted 9/17/2013 2:18:56 AM
But that wouldn't be very effective and would take too long.

Just like beating Steel with your fists, right?