If you’re wondering what Girafarig’s weaknesses are in games like Pokemon Go or Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, you’ll be able to beat it in no time at all with our list of the best counters.
The Normal/Psychic-type Girafarig first appeared in Pokemon Gold & Silver as part of the Johto region. It’s known in the Pokedex as the Long Neck Pokemon, and it doesn’t have any evolutions or pre-evolutions.
Girafarig is a Normal/Psychic-type Pokemon, which means it’s weak against the following attack types:
If you use Pokemon and moves that have these typings, you shouldn’t have too much trouble defeating Girafarig, regardless of whether you’re playing Pokemon Go or a mainline game.
Girafarig doesn’t have any double (4x damage) weaknesses – only regular weaknesses (2x damage).
As a Normal/Psychic-type Pokemon, Girafarig is resistant to the following attack types:
You should avoid using Pokemon and moves that have these typings when battling against Girafarig, as they won’t do much damage. Girafarig is also immune to Ghost-type attacks in mainline games.
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In Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, Girafarig has the hidden ability Sap Sipper which powers up its attack when hit with Grass-type attacks, so you should avoid using those as well.
These are some of the best counters you can use to defeat Girafarig in different Pokemon games:
|Weavile||Snarl & Foul Play|
|Tyranitar||Bite & Crunch|
|Absol||Snarl & Payback|
|Houndoom||Snarl & Foul Play|
|Scyther||Fury Cutter & Bug Buzz|
|Heracross||Struggle Bug & Mega Horn|
|Pinsir||Bug Bite & X-Scissor|
|Honchkrow||Snarl & Dark Pulse|
While Girafarig is by no means the most powerful Pokemon you’ll ever encounter, having a team with the right counters to exploit its weaknesses will make defeating it much easier.
Now you know Girafarig’s weaknesses, check out some of our other Pokemon Go guides below:
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