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Why did gamefreak think it was a good idea to make flying types also normal?

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User Info: grape_purple

grape_purple
4 years ago#1
I love flying types, and the resistance to fighting would be super rad.

Stab return is nice at least.
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4 years ago#2
Who can say but them? Whatever the case, it appears to be tradition now - except for Tornadus, who's explicitly a wind spirit.
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User Info: Pendragon71037

Pendragon71037
4 years ago#3
The only thing normal adds, type wise, is neutral damage to fighting, and immunity to ghost. Why wouldn't you want an immunity?
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User Info: 12Rouge

12Rouge
4 years ago#4
All my friends (yes, all of them) say that there's no such thing as just a pure flying thing.
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User Info: Rad_Dudesman

Rad_Dudesman
4 years ago#5
From: Pendragon71037 | #003
The only thing normal adds, type wise, is neutral damage to fighting, and immunity to ghost. Why wouldn't you want an immunity?


A Fighting resistance is more valuable than a Ghost immunity.

User Info: Thepenguinking2

Thepenguinking2
4 years ago#6
Rad_Dudesman posted...
From: Pendragon71037 | #003
The only thing normal adds, type wise, is neutral damage to fighting, and immunity to ghost. Why wouldn't you want an immunity?


A Fighting resistance is more valuable than a Ghost immunity.


yeah. besides, flying types already have a ground immunity.
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User Info: goldw

goldw
4 years ago#7
Mono-Fighting is a terrible type.

STAB Return is more valuable than a Fighting resist.
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Twilight_Sonata
4 years ago#8
Probably something to do with Bird originally being a type, with many Pokemon originally intended to be Bird/Flying.
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User Info: Dr Edward Roivas

Dr Edward Roivas
4 years ago#9
There are still a lot of dual types with Flying and something else. The generic birds being Normal too makes sense to me, though it makes Togetic and the like more plain.
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