Fighting (type)

Fighting Pokémon are strong and muscle-bound, often based on martial artists. Fighting moves are super-effective against five other types (as is Ground), making them very good offensively. Most Fighting type moves are in the Physical category, for obvious reasons.

In Generations 1-3, all Fighting type moves were categorized as Physical.

91
Fighting type Pokémon
30
Single type Pokémon
61
Dual type Pokémon
56
Fighting-type moves

Attack pros & cons

Fighting moves are super-effective against:

Normal Ice Rock Dark Steel

Fighting moves are not very effective against:

Poison Flying Psychic Bug Fairy

Fighting moves have no effect on:

Ghost

Defense pros & cons

These types are not very effective against Fighting Pokémon:

Bug Rock Dark

These types are super-effective against Fighting Pokémon:

Flying Psychic Fairy

Dual-type attack pros & cons

This chart shows the strength of the Fighting type against every type combination. The fraction of damage a Fighting type move will deal is shown - ½ means 50% damage (not very effective), 2 means 200% (super-effective) and so on.

Nor Fir Wat Ele Gra Ice Fig Poi Gro Fly Psy Bug Roc Gho Dra Dar Ste Fai
Normal 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 4 0 2 4 4
Fire 2 2 ½ ½ ½ ½ 2 0 2 2 ½
Water 2 2 ½ ½ ½ ½ 2 0 2 2 ½
Electric 2 2 ½ ½ ½ ½ 2 0 2 2 ½
Grass 2 2 ½ ½ ½ ½ 2 0 2 2 ½
Ice 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 0 2 4 4
Fighting 2 2 ½ ½ ½ ½ 2 0 2 2 ½
Poison ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ¼ ¼ ¼ 0 ½ ¼
Ground 2 2 ½ ½ ½ ½ 2 0 2 2 ½
Flying ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ¼ ½ ¼ ¼ 0 ½ ¼
Psychic ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ¼ ½ ¼ ¼ 0 ½ ¼
Bug ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ¼ ½ ¼ ¼ 0 ½ ¼
Rock 4 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 0 2 4 4
Ghost 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dragon 2 2 ½ ½ ½ ½ 2 0 2 2 ½
Dark 4 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 4 0 2 4
Steel 4 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 4 0 2 4
Fairy ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ¼ ½ ¼ ¼ ¼ 0 ½

Fighting Pokémon stat averages

75.9
HP
Ranked #5
107.2
Attack
Ranked #1
77.3
Defense
Ranked #7
66.6
Sp. Attack
Ranked #14
73.2
Sp. Defense
Ranked #7
78.9
Speed
Ranked #4

Notable Fighting-type trainers



Bruno
Elite Four
Gen 1, 2, 3, 4, 7


Chuck
Cianwood City Gym Leader
Gen 2, 4


Brawly
Dewford Town Gym Leader
Gen 3, 6


Maylene
Veilstone City Gym Leader
Gen 4, 8


Marshal
Elite Four
Gen 5


Korrina
Shalour City Gym Leader
Gen 6


Hala
Island Kahuna
Gen 7


Hala
Elite Four
Gen 7


Bea
Stow-on-Side Gym Leader
Gen 8


Eri
Gen 9

Fighting Pokémon

There are 91 Fighting-type Pokémon.
See also:

Farfetch'd
Galarian Farfetch'd
#083 / Fighting
Tauros
Combat Breed
#128 / Fighting
Tauros
Blaze Breed
#128 / Fighting · Fire
Tauros
Aqua Breed
#128 / Fighting · Water
Zapdos
Galarian Zapdos
#145 / Fighting · Flying
Mewtwo
Mega Mewtwo X
#150 / Psychic · Fighting
Heracross
Mega Heracross
#214 / Bug · Fighting
Sneasel
Hisuian Sneasel
#215 / Fighting · Poison
Blaziken
Mega Blaziken
#257 / Fire · Fighting
Medicham
Mega Medicham
#308 / Fighting · Psychic
Lopunny
Mega Lopunny
#428 / Normal · Fighting
Lucario
Mega Lucario
#448 / Fighting · Steel
Gallade
Mega Gallade
#475 / Psychic · Fighting
Emboar
#500 / Fire · Fighting
Sawk
#539 / Fighting
Lilligant
Hisuian Lilligant
#549 / Grass · Fighting
Keldeo
Ordinary Form
#647 / Water · Fighting
Keldeo
Resolute Form
#647 / Water · Fighting
Meloetta
Pirouette Forme
#648 / Normal · Fighting
Decidueye
Hisuian Decidueye
#724 / Grass · Fighting
Zamazenta
Hero of Many Battles
#889 / Fighting
Zamazenta
Crowned Shield
#889 / Fighting · Steel
Urshifu
Single Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Dark
Urshifu
Rapid Strike Style
#892 / Fighting · Water