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 Chien-Pao’s weaknesses are then we’ll walk you through them in this guide.
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Chien-Pao is a Dark and Ice-type Pokemon, which means they have weaknesses to Fighting, Rock, Bug, Steel, Fire, and Fairy-type moves. Fighting is 4x effective against them, so make that your priority. It has an immunity to Psychic, and is resistant to Ghost, Ice, and Dark-type attacks.
While any Fighting, Rock, Bug, Steel, Fire, and Fairy-type moves will be sufficient to finish off Chien-Pao, you will want to focus on Special Attack moves if you have them. Chien-Pao has higher Physical Defense, which means you will have much better luck using Special Attacks.
As for specific Pokemon you want to avoid bringing into battle against Chien-Pao, you will want to make sure to leave Ghost, Psychic, Dragon, Flying, Grass, and Ground out. They all have at least one weakness to Chien-Pao’s attacks. Chien-Pao can also surprise you with a Fighting move, so be careful with Dark, Ice, Normal, Rock, Steel Pokemon.
That’s everything you need to know about the moves that will be best used against Chien-Pao. For more detailed guides, be sure to head to the Pokemon section of our website.