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Are there any ground type Pokemon with Sap Sipper or some way to resist/be immune to grass type moves?

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It's for a mono-ground I'm doing for the Pokelegend's Flash League. The rules are to beat a mono-type team with 3 Pokemon that have a type advantage over the mono type, I'm the first gym leader and am predicting Water, Grass, and Ice.

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No ground types get Sap Sipper, but Camerupt is neutrally damaged by grass.
actually its just neutral damage.
That's what I meant ;-; my bad
you can always use Rindo Berry ya know :P; but its just a waste of an item slot

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Note how some type combinations are neutral to grass (none resistant) - Ground + Fire, Grass, Poison, Flying, Bug, Dragon, Steel
Pokemon with these typings, REGARDLESS OF TIER:

  • Gligar
  • Vibrava
  • Flygon
  • Primal Groudon
  • Gliscor
  • Excadrill
  • Landorus
  • Landorus-T
  • Nidoqueen
  • Nidoking
  • Steelix
  • Steelix-M
  • Nincada
  • Numel
  • Camerupt
  • Camerupt-M
  • Torterra
  • Wormadam (Sandy)
  • Gible
  • Gabite
  • Garchomp
  • Garchomp-M
  • Zygarde
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Sadly no ground type Pokemons resist or are immune to grass type attacks.
However there are some that take neutral damage from them

Nidoking
Nidoqueen
Gligar
Steelix
Nincada
Numel
Camerupt
Vibrava
Flygon
Torterra
Gible
Gabite
Garchomp
Gliscor
Excadrill
Landorus
Zygarde

Also note that many on the above have decent movepools that can cover those types.

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Use a Sludge Wave Sheer Force Life Orb Nidoking or Landorus-I (the genie one).
I recommend using the standard Special Nidoking set (with Fire Blast in Thunderbolt's slot) to roast Ferrothorn, a major grass staple:

Nidoking @ Life Orb
Ability: Sheer Force
EVs: 252 SAtk / 4 SDef / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Sludge Wave / Thunderbolt
- Earth Power
- Fire Blast
- Ice Beam

252 SpA Life Orb Sheer Force Nidoking Fire Blast vs. 252 HP / 168 SpD Ferrothorn: 468-551 (132.9 - 156.5%) -- guaranteed OHKO
252 SpA Life Orb Sheer Force Nidoking Earth Power vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Gastrodon: 220-261 (51.6 - 61.2%) -- 94.5% chance to 2HKO after Leftovers recovery (Can't switch into you)
252 SpA Life Orb Sheer Force Nidoking Earth Power vs. 232 HP / 4 SpD Mega Venusaur: 160-188 (44.5 - 52.3%) -- 22.3% chance to 2HKO

It will take a lot to wear down Venusaur either way.

You can then core with Gastrodon to have a reliable water check as well as a semi-ice check. I'd recommend something to fight Weavile in Ice, however. Scarf Excadrill is a good check, or even Sand Rush if you are playing a Sand mono Ground (one of the most common kind of MonoGround).

Source: Monotype experience in all 17 types

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