Pokemon Scarlet and Violet bring some new additions to the game, which means there are plenty of new pocket monsters to collect and battle. When you fight certain Pokémon, it’s not clear what type they are initially, so learning what moves to use is very important! if you want to know what Tinkaton’s weaknesses are then we will walk you through them in this guide.
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Tinkaton is a Fairy and Steel-type Pokemon, which means it has weaknesses to Ground and Fire-type moves. It is immune to Poison and Dragon moves, and is resistant to Normal, Flying, Rock, Bug, Grass, Psychic, Ice, Dark, and Fairy-type attacks.
While any Earth and Fire-type moves will be enough to finish Tinkaton off, you’ll want to focus on physical attack moves if you have them. Tinkaton has a higher Special Defense, which means you’ll have much better luck using Physical Attacks.
As for the specific Pokemon you want to avoid in the battle against Tinkaton, you’ll want to make sure you leave Dark, Dragon, Fighting, Fairy, Ice, and Rock out. Everyone has at least one weakness to Tinkaton’s attacks. Tinkaton also has dark moves, so watch out for Ghost and Psychic Pokemon.
That’s all you need to know about the moves that will be best used against Tinkaton. For more in-depth guides, be sure to head over to the Pokemon section of our website.