Game Types

There are different Pokémon and Attack Types in Pokemon Tower Defense. All have advantages and disadvantages over the others. It is similar to a giant game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. Most advantages follow a logical pattern. However, some like Bug super effective vs Dark fail to have a logical explanation

Types Chart

Defending Type



Normal-Type2 Fire-Type2 Water-Type2 Electric-Type2 Grass-Type2 Ice-Type2 Fighting-Type2 Poison-Type2 Ground-Type2 Flying-Type2 Psychic-Type2 Bug-Type2 Rock-Type2 Ghost-Type2 Dragon-Type2 Dark-Type2 Steel-Type2
Normal-Type Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5
Fire-Type Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx2 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx2
Water-Type Dx1 Dx2 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1
Electric-Type Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1
Grass-Type Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx2 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx0.5
Ice-Type Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx2 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5
Fighting-Type Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx2 Dx0 Dx1 Dx2 Dx2
Poison-Type Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0
Ground-Type Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx2 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2
Flying-Type Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx2 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5
Psychic-Type Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0 Dx0.5
Bug-Type Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx2 Dx0.5
Rock-Type Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx2 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5
Ghost-Type Dx0 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5
Dragon-Type Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5
Dark-Type Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5
Steel-Type Dx1 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx0.5 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx2 Dx1 Dx1 Dx1 Dx0.5

Normal Type

Normal Pokemon

016Pidgey2Pidgey 017Pidgeotto2Pidgeotto 018Pidgeot2Pidgeot 019Rattata2Rattata
020Raticate2Raticate 021Spearow2Spearow 022Fearow2Fearow 035Clefairy2Clefairy
036Clefable2Clefable 039Jigglypuff2Jigglypuff 040Wigglytuff2Wigglytuff 052Meowth2Meowth
053Persian2Persian 083Farfetchd2Farfetch'd 084Doduo2Doduo 085Dodrio2Dodrio
108Lickitung2Lickitung 113Chansey2Chansey 115Kangaskhan2Kangaskhan 128Tauros2Tauros
132Ditto2Ditto 133Eevee2Eevee 137Porygon2Porygon 143Snorlax2Snorlax

Normal Attacks

Acupressure After You Bait Barrage
Baton Pass Belly Drum Bind Body Slam
Camouflage Chip Away Comet Punch Constrict
Conversion Conversion 2 Copycat Crush Claw
Cut Defense Curl Disable Dizzy Punch
Double Hit Double Slap Double Team Double-Edge
Egg Bomb Encore Endeavor Endure
Explosion ExtremeSpeed Fake Out False Swipe
Feint Flail Flash Focus Energy
Follow Me Foresight Fury Attack Fury Swipes
Giga Impact Glare Growl Growth
Guillotine Harden Headbutt Helping Hand
Horn Attack Horn Drill Hyper Beam Hyper Fang
Hyper Voice Last Resort Leer Lock-On
Lovely Kiss Lucky Chant Me First Mega Kick
Mega Punch Metronome Mimic Mind Reader
Minimize Moonlight Odor Sleuth Pay Day
Perish Song Pound Protect Psych Up
Quick Attack Rage Rapid Spin Razor Wind
Recover Reflect Type Refresh Retaliate
Roar Rock Round Safeguard
Scary Face Scratch Screech Selfdestruct
Sharpen Shell Smash Sing Skull Bash
Slack Off Slam Slash Sleep Talk
Smokescreen Snore Softboiled Sonicboom
Spike Cannon Spit Up Splash Stockpile
Stomp Strength Substitute Super Fang
Supersonic Swagger Swallow Sweet Scent
Swift Swords Dance Tackle Tail Whip
Take Down Thrash Tickle Transform
Tri Attack Trump Card Uproar Vicegrip
Whirlwind Work Up Wrap Wring Out

Fire Type

Fire Pokemon

004Charmander2Charmander 005Charmeleon2Charmeleon 006Charizard2Charizard 037Vulpix2Vulpix
038Ninetales2Ninetales 058Growlithe2Growlithe 059Arcanine2Arcanine 077Ponyta2Ponyta
078Rapidash2Rapidash 126Magmar2Magmar 136Flareon2Flareon 146Moltres2Moltres
244Entei2Entei 494Victini2Victini

Fire Attacks

Blaze Kick Ember Eruption Fire Blast
Fire Fang Fire Punch Fire Spin Flame Burst
Flame Charge Flame Wheel Flamethrower Flare Blitz
Fusion Flare Heat Wave Incinerate Inferno
Lava Plume Overheat Searing Shot Sunny Day
Will-O-Wisp V-Create

Water Type

Water Pokemon

007Squirtle2Squirtle 008Wartortle2Wartortle 009Blastoise2Blastoise 054Psyduck2Psyduck
055Golduck2Golduck 060Poliwag2Poliwag 061Poliwhirl2Poliwhirl 062Poliwrath2Poliwrath
072Tentacool2Tentacool 073Tentacruel2Tentacruel 079Slowpoke2Slowpoke 080Slowbro2Slowbro
086Seel2Seel 087Dewgong2Dewgong 090Shellder2Shellder 091Cloyster2Cloyster
098Krabby2Krabby 099Kingler2Kingler 116Horsea2Horsea 117Seadra2Seadra
118Goldeen2Goldeen 119Seaking2Seaking 120Staryu2Staryu 121Starmie2Starmie
129Magikarp2Magikarp 130Gyarados2Gyarados 131Lapras2Lapras 134Vaporeon2Vaporeon
138Omanyte2Omanyte 139Omastar2Omastar 140Kabuto2Kabuto 141Kabutops2Kabutops
245Suicune2Suicune 382Kyogre2Kyogre

Water Attacks

Aqua Jet Aqua Ring Aqua Tail Brine
Bubble Bubblebeam Clamp Crabhammer
Dive Hydro Pump Muddy Water Rain Dance
Razor Shell Soak Surf Water Gun
Water Pulse Water Sport Waterfall Whirlpool

Electric Type

Electric Pokemon

025Pikachu2Pikachu 026Raichu2Raichu 081Magnemite2Magnemite 082Magneton2Magneton
100Voltorb2Voltorb 101Electrode2Electrode 125Electabuzz2Electabuzz 135Jolteon2Jolteon
145Zapdos2Zapdos 243Raikou2Raikou

Electric Attacks

Charge Charge Beam Discharge Electro Ball
Fusion Bolt Magnet Rise Shock Wave Spark
Thunder Thunder Fang Thunder Punch Thunder Wave
Thunderbolt Thundershock Zap Cannon

Grass Type

Grass Pokemon

001Bulbasaur2Bulbasaur 002Ivysaur2Ivysaur 003Venusaur2Venusaur 043Oddish2Oddish
044Gloom2Gloom 045Vileplume2Vileplume 046Paras2Paras 047Parasect2Parasect
069Bellsprout2Bellsprout 070Weepinbell2Weepinbell 071Victreebel2Victreebel 102Exeggcute2Exeggcute
103Exeggutor2Exeggutor 114Tangela2Tangela 251Celebi2Celebi

Grass Attacks

Absorb Aromatherapy Bullet Seed Giga Drain
Ingrain Leaf Blade Leaf Storm Leaf Tornado
Leech Seed Magical Leaf Mega Drain Petal Dance
Power Whip Razor Leaf Seed Bomb Sleep Powder
Solar Beam Spore Stun Spore Synthesis
Vine Whip Wood Hammer Worry Seed

Ice Type

Ice Pokemon

087Dewgong2Dewgong 091Cloyster2Cloyster 124Jynx2Jynx 131Lapras2Lapras

Ice Attacks

Aurora Beam Avalanche Blizzard Hail
Haze Ice Beam Ice Fang Ice Punch
Ice Shard Icicle Crash Icicle Spear Icy Wind
Powder Snow Sheer Cold

Fighting Type

Fighting Pokemon

056Mankey2Mankey 057Primeape2Primeape 062Poliwrath2Poliwrath 066Machop2Machop
067Machoke2Machoke 068Machamp2Machamp 106Hitmonlee2Hitmonlee 107Hitmonchan2Hitmonchan

Fighting Attacks

Aura Sphere Brick Break Circle Throw Close Combat
Counter Cross Chop Detect Double Kick
Dynamic Punch Final Gambit Focus Punch Hammer Arm
Hi Jump Kick Jump Kick Karate Chop Low Kick
Low Sweep Mach Punch Quick Guard Revenge
Reversal Rolling Kick Seismic Toss Sky Uppercut
Submission Superpower Vacuum Wave Vital Throw
Wake-Up Slap

Poison Type

Poison Pokemon

001Bulbasaur2Bulbasaur 002Ivysaur2Ivysaur 003Venusaur2Venusaur 013Weedle2Weedle
014Kakuna2Kakuna 015Beedrill2Beedrill 023Ekans2Ekans 024Arbok2Arbok
029Nidoran2Nidoran ♀ 030Nidorina2Nidorina 031Nidoqueen2Nidoqueen 032Nidoran2Nidoran ♂
033Nidorino2Nidorino 034Nidoking2Nidoking 041Zubat2Zubat 042Golbat2Golbat
043Oddish2Oddish 044Gloom2Gloom 045Vileplume2Vileplume 048Venonat2Venonat
049Venomoth2Venomoth 069Bellsprout2Bellsprout 070Weepinbell2Weepinbell 071Victreebel2Victreebel
072Tentacool2Tentacool 073Tentacruel2Tentacruel 088Grimer2Grimer 089Muk2Muk
092Gastly2Gastly 093Haunter2Haunter 094Gengar2Gengar 109Koffing2Koffing

Poison Attacks

Acid Acid Armor Acid Spray Clear Smog
Coil Cross Poison Gastro Acid Gunk Shot
Poison Fang Poison Gas Poison Jab Poison Powder
Poison Sting Sludge Sludge Bomb Sludge Wave
Smog Toxic Toxic Spikes

Ground Type

Ground Pokemon

027Sandshrew2Sandshrew 028Sandslash2Sandslash 031Nidoqueen2Nidoqueen 034Nidoking2Nidoking
050Diglett2Diglett 051Dugtrio2Dugtrio 074Geodude2Geodude 075Graveler2Graveler
076Golem2Golem 095Onix2Onix 104Cubone2Cubone 105Marowak2Marowak
111Rhyhorn2Rhyhorn 112Rhydon2Rhydon

Ground Attacks

Bone Club Bone Rush Bonemerang Bulldoze
Dig Drill Run Earth Power Earthquake
Fissure Magnitude Mud-Slap Mud Bomb
Mud Shot Mud Sport Sand Attack Sand Tomb

Flying Type

Flying Pokemon

006Charizard2Charizard 012Butterfree2Butterfree 016Pidgey2Pidgey 017Pidgeotto2Pidgeotto
018Pidgeot2Pidgeot 021Spearow2Spearow 022Fearow2Fearow 041Zubat2Zubat
042Golbat2Golbat 083Farfetchd2Farfetch'd 084Doduo2Doduo 085Dodrio2Dodrio
123Scyther2Scyther 130Gyarados2Gyarados 142Aerodactyl2Aerodactyl 144Articuno2Articuno
145Zapdos2Zapdos 146Moltres2Moltres 149Dragonite2Dragonite

Flying Attacks

Acrobatics Aerial Ace Air Cutter Air Slash
Bounce Brave Bird Drill Peck Feather Dance
Fly Gust Hurricane Mirror Move
Peck Pluck Roost Sky Attack
Sky Drop Tailwind Wing Attack

Psychic Type

Psychic Pokemon

063Abra2Abra 064Kadabra2Kadabra 065Alakazam2Alakazam 079Slowpoke2Slowpoke
080Slowbro2Slowbro 096Drowzee2Drowzee 097Hypno2Hypno 102Exeggcute2Exeggcute
103Exeggutor2Exeggutor 121Starmie2Starmie 122MrMime2Mr. Mime 124Jynx2Jynx
150Mewtwo2Mewtwo 151Mew2Mew 251Celebi2Celebi 494Victini2Victini

Psychic Attacks

Agility Ally Switch Amnesia Barrier
Calm Mind Confusion Cosmic Power Dream Eater
Extrasensory Future Sight Gravity Guard Swap
Heal Pulse Healing Wish Heart Stamp Hypnosis
Kinesis Light Screen Magic Coat Meditate
Miracle Eye Mirror Coat Power Swap Psybeam
Psychic Psycho Cut Psyshock Psystrike
Reflect Rest Stored Power Synchronoise
Telekinesis Teleport Wonder Room Zen Headbutt

Bug Type

Bug Pokemon

010Caterpie2Caterpie 011Metapod2Metapod 012Butterfree2Butterfree 013Weedle2Weedle
014Kakuna2Kakuna 015Beedrill2Beedrill 046Paras2Paras 047Parasect2Parasect
048Venonat2Venonat 049Venomoth2Venomoth 123Scyther2Scyther 127Pinsir2Pinsir

Bug Attacks

Bug Bite Bug Buzz Fury Cutter Leech Life
Megahorn Pin Missile Quiver Dance Rage Powder
Signal Beam Silver Wind Steamroller String Shot
Twineedle X-Scissor

Rock Type

Rock Pokemon

074Geodude2Geodude 075Graveler2Graveler 076Golem2Golem 095Onix2Onix
111Rhyhorn2Rhyhorn 112Rhydon2Rhydon 138Omanyte2Omanyte 139Omastar2Omastar
140Kabuto2Kabuto 141Kabutops2Kabutops 142Aerodactyl2Aerodactyl

Rock Attacks

Ancient Power Power Gem Rock Blast Rock Polish
Rock Slide Rock Throw Rock Tomb Rollout
Sandstorm Smack Down Stealth Rock Stone Edge
Wide Guard

Ghost Type

Ghost Pokemon

092Gastly2Gastly 093Haunter2Haunter 094Gengar2Gengar

Ghost Attacks

Astonish Confuse Ray Curse Destiny Bond
Hex Lick Night Shade Nightmare
Shadow Ball Shadow Claw Shadow Punch

Dragon Type

Dragon Pokemon

147Dratini2Dratini 148Dragonair2Dragonair 149Dragonite2Dragonite

Dragon Attacks

Dragon Claw Dragon Dance Dragon Pulse Dragon Rage
Dragon Rush Dragon Tail DragonBreath Outrage

Dark Attacks

Assurance Bite Crunch Dark Pulse
Faint Attack Fake Tears Flatter Knock Off
Memento Nasty Plot Night Slash Payback
Punishment Pursuit Sucker Punch Taunt

Steel Type

Steel Pokemon

081Magnemite2Magnemite 082Magneton2Magneton

Steel Attacks

Bullet Punch Flash Cannon Gyro Ball Heavy Slam
Iron Defense Iron Head Iron Tail Magnet Bomb
Metal Claw Metal Sound Meteor Mash Mirror Shot
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