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Ever since I started playing Pokemon (which was gen 5), I have been wondering about the logic behind Fighting type moves being super effective against Dark type Pokemon. Is there any logic behind this?

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Fighting vs. Dark is a good vs. evil struggle, the Fighting type represents the noble swordsmen or martial artist fighting the wicked forces of evil. Good always triumphs over evil so Fighting is super effective against Dark.

Also because fighters usually train in the drak dark to improve their skills, i.e the fighting gym in Hoenn.


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thanks now I understand :)
In the drak?
You could select BA if you found it helpful.
I'd go along with the logic of training in the dark (blindfolded?)
Thats like Brycen man vs the player in BW 2. The player wins if done right.
what about bug?
Maybe how everyone has weaknesses/fears, and even the strong fighting-types fear insects? Or because an insect does have a hard skeleton, and if it was the size of a human it would probably be quite strong.
Well I mean in Japan the dark type is actually translated to the evil type, so I doubt it's the second one