Pokemon Scarlet and Violet bring some new additions to the game, which means there’s a lot of new pocket monsters out there that can be collected and battled against. When battling against certain Pokemon, it’s unclear what type they are initially, so learning which moves you should use is very important! If you want to know what Nihilego’s weaknesses are then we’ll walk you through them in this guide.
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Nihilego is a Rock and Poison-type Pokemon, which means they have weaknesses to Ground, Steel, Water, and Psychic-type moves. It is particularly weak to Ground, which makes it the ideal type to bring. It is It has no immunities, but is resistant to Normal, Flying, Poison, Bug, Fire, and Fairy-type attacks.
While any Ground, Steel, Water, and Psychic-type moves will be sufficient to finish off Nihilego, you will want to focus on Physical Attack moves if you have them. Nihilego has much higher Special Defense, which means you will have much better luck using Special Attacks.
As for specific Pokemon you want to avoid bringing into battle against Nihilego, you will want to make sure to leave Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, Fairy, and Grass out. They all have at least one weakness to Nihilego’s attacks. Nihilego also carries Psychic moves, so be careful when using Fighting or Poison-type Pokemon.
That’s everything you need to know about the moves that will be best used against Nihilego. For more detailed guides, be sure to head to the Pokemon section of our website.