Which Pokemon Type Suffered the Most?
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January 4th, 2013 (1:15 PM).
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I guess it's not popular opinion, but I immediately thought Normal. With no super effective moves, no resistances if I'm correct, and without the ability to hit Ghosts, I feel like they're at a disadvantage. Coverage varies from Pokemon to Pokemon, but from my experience, Normal types have a hard time competing with the other types out there.
This was the very first thing that came to my mind as well. Although, being the Normal type, I guess it does make a little sense that it's at a disadvantage.
Other than Normal, I think that the Flying type has one of the biggest disadvantages. Up until the fifth gen, not a single Pokemon was primarily Flying type (and Tornadus is still the only single-type Flying Pokemon). It also has a pretty small movepool, and weaknesses to common move types like Ice, Rock and Electric.
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