Pokémon elemental types. Although Dragon-type moves are only super effective against their own type, most Dragon-type Pokémon have higher offensive stats than other Pokémon to compensate the lack of type coverage and strike their opponents with neutral damage. However, most final form Dragon-type Pokémon take quadruple damage from Ice-type moves, and the newly introduced Fairy-type further balanced the dominance of Dragon-type Pokémon because of its immunity and effectiveness to Dragon-type Pokémon. Rival Tess specializes in Dragon-type Pokémon.type is one of the 18
This table shows the effectiveness of Dragon-type moves against other types of Pokémon.
|Super-effective against: (Damage x2)|
|Not very effective against: (Damage x1/2)|
|No effect against: (Damage x0)|
This table shows the effectiveness of other types of moves against Dragon-type Pokémon.
|Immune to: (Damage x0)||None|
|Resists: (Damage x1/2)|
|Weak to: (Damage x2)|
Here is a list of currently obtainable Pokémon that belong to this type.
Note: For Pokémon available in many places, only the first accessible location with said Pokémon available for encounter shall be shown. Evolved and Final Form Pokémon shall only have their locations listed if their corresponding Base Form Pokémon can only be obtained via breeding. If the Base Form Pokémon can be caught or received as gift, the Evolved and Final Forms shall only have their evolving methods shown.
Pure Dragon-Type Pokémon
|Pokédex no.||Name||Image||Obtaining Method|
|147||Dratini||Catch by fishing with a Good Rod in Grove of Dreams|
|148||Dragonair||Evolve Dratini at Lv. 30 or above|
|371||Bagon||Catch on Cragonos Cliffs|
|372||Shelgon||Evolve Bagon at Lv. 30 or above|
|610||Axew||Catch in Path of Truth|
|611||Fraxure||Evolve Axew at Lv. 38|
|612||Haxorus||Evolve Fraxure at Lv. 48|
|621||Druddigon||Catch in Path of Truth|
Partly Dragon-Type Pokémon
|Pokédex no.||Name||Type||Image||Obtaining Method|
Mega Charizard X
|Purchase Charizardite X from Stone Shop, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Charizard|
|Evolve Exeggcute by using a Leaf Stone on Lost Islands|
|149||Dragonite||Evolve Dragonair at Lv. 55 or above|
|Purchase Ampharosite from Stone Shop, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Ampharos|
|254||Sceptile||Purchase Sceptilite from the BP Shop, Colosseum Marketplace and equip it on Sceptile|
|329||Vibrava||Evolve Trapinch at Lv. 35 or above|
|330||Flygon||Evolve Vibrava at Lv. 45 or above|
|334||Altaria||Evolve Swablu at Lv. 35 or above|
|Purchase Altarianite from Stone Shop, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Altaria|
|373||Salamence||Evolve Shelgon at Lv. 50 or above|
|Purchase Salamencite from Stone Shop, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Salamence|
|380||Latias||Catch as a Roaming Pokémon after encountering on Route 15|
Warning: Extremely rare! Save after catching it.
|Win Latiasite from Hobo's Lucky Lotto, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Latias|
|381||Latios||Catch as a Roaming Pokémon after encountering on Route 15|
Warning: Extremely rare! Save after catching it.
|Win Latiosite from Hobo's Lucky Lotto, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Latios|
|443||Gible||Catch at Old Aredia|
|444||Gabite||Evolve Gible at Lv. 24 or above|
|445||Garchomp||Evolve Gabite at Lv. 48 or above|
|Purchase Garchompite from Stone Shop, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Garchomp|
|633||Deino||Catch in Path of Truth|
|634||Zweilous||Evolve Deino at Lv. 50 or above|
|635||Hydreigon||Evolve Zweilous at Lv. 64 or above|
|696||Tyrunt||Resurrect a Jaw Fossil at Lagoona Lake Lab|
Dig for Jaw Fossil in Lagoona Trenches
|697||Tyrantrum||Evolve Tyrunt at Lv. 39 or above during daytime|
|714||Noibat||Catch on Route 14|
|715||Noivern||Evolve Noibat at Lv. 48 or above|
|776||Turtonator||Catch in Obsidia Cavern|
|Move||Category||Power||Accuracy||PP (Max PP)||Description|
|Clanging Scales||110||100%||5 (8)||The user rubs the scales on its entire body and makes a huge noise to attack the opposing Pokémon. The user’s Defense stat goes down after the attack.|
|Clangorous Soulblaze||185||---%||1 (1)||After obtaining Z-Power, the user, Kommo-o, attacks the opposing Pokémon with full force. This move boosts the user's stats.|
|Devastating Drake||Varies||Varies||---%||1 (1)||The user materializes its aura using its Z-Power and attacks the target with full force. The power varies, depending on the original move.|
|Comets are summoned down from the sky onto the target. The attack's recoil harshly lowers the user's Special Attack.|
|The user exhales a mighty gust that inflicts damage. This may also leave the target with paralysis.|
|The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws.|
|The user vigorously performs a mystic, powerful dance that boosts its Attack and Speed stats.|
|Dragon Hammer||90||100%||15 (24)||The user uses its body like a hammer to attack the target and inflict damage.|
|The target is attacked with a shock wave generated by the user's gaping mouth.|
|This attack hits the target with a shock wave of pure rage. This attack always inflicts 40HP damage.|
|The user tackles the target while exhibiting overwhelming menace. This may also make the target flinch.|
|This target is knocked away, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon. Priority -6|
|The user attacks its target by hitting it with brutal strikes. The target is hit twice in a row.|
|The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. It then becomes confused, however.|
|Roar Of Time||150||90%||5
|The user blasts the target with power that distorts even time. The user can't move on the next turn.|
|The user tears the target along with the space around it. Critical hits land more easily.|
|The user whips up a vicious tornado to tear at the opposing Pokémon. This may also make them flinch.|
- Dragon-type moves are the fewest among all 18 types.
- In addition, Dragon-type Status moves are also the fewest among all 18 types, with only one of them.
- Except for single-stage Dragon-type Pokémon, as well as Seadra evolving into Kingdra, all other Dragon-type Pokémon evolve by levelling up.
- Dragon is the only type that simultaneously resists attacks from all 4 main types — Fire, Water, Electric, and Grass.
- The Dragon type is weak defensively to itself. The only other type that shares this trait is the Ghost type.