Ground is one of the strongest types offensively: it is super-effective against five other types (as is Fighting) and Earthquake is one of the strongest moves in the game with power and accuracy both 100. Unfortunately, many Ground-type Pokemon are dual Rock types, lumbering them with 4x Grass and Water disadvantages.
Ground moves are super-effective against:
Ground moves are not very effective against:
Ground moves have no effect on:
These types have no effect on Ground pokemon:
These types are not very effective against Ground pokemon:
These types are super-effective against Ground pokemon:
The chart below shows the strength of the Ground type against every type combination. The numbers in the squares show the fraction damage the move will do (i.e. ½ means 50% damage and not very effective, while 4 means 400% - super-effective).
For example, look where the Grass and Poison types intersect to see how good a Ground-type move would be against a pokemon like Venusaur. You will see that it is 100%.
Note: the exact strengths and weaknesses of the newly revealed Fairy type are not yet confirmed.
There are 60 Ground-type pokemon.
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