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.
Pure Dragon-Type Pokémon
|Pokédex no.||Name||Image||Obtaining Method|
|147||Dratini||Catch by fishing with a Good Rod at 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 on Path of Truth|
|611||Fraxure||Evolve Axew at Lv. 38|
|612||Haxorus||Evolve Fraxure at Lv. 48|
|621||Druddigon||Catch on Path of Truth|
Partly Dragon-Type Pokémon
|Pokédex no.||Name||Type||Image||Obtaining Method|
|6||Charizard||Purchase Charizardite X from the Stone Shop, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Charizard|
|Evolve Exeggcute by using a Leaf Stone in Lost Islands|
|149||Dragonite||Evolve Dragonair at Lv. 55 or above|
|181||Ampharos||Purchase Ampharosite from the 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 the Stone Shop, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Altaria|
|373||Salamence||Evolve Shelgon at Lv. 50 or above|
|Purchase Salamencite from the 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 the Stone Shop, Anthian City - Shopping District and equip it on Garchomp|
|633||Deino||Catch on 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.|
|Devastating Drake||Varies||Varies||100%||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.