Fairy-type

After over a decade of playing with the same types, Pokémon X & Y have introduced an eighteenth type to help balance the game: the Fairy-type.

Fairy-type Weaknesses & Resistances

Defensively, the Fairy-type has the following weaknesses and resistances:

  • Weak to:
    • PoisonSteel
  • Resistant to:
    • BugFightDark
  • Immune to:
    • Dragon

As for Fairy-type moves, here's a list of which types are weak and which are resistant to them:

  • Super-effective:
    • FightDragonDark
  • Not very effective:
    • FirePoisonSteel

Fairy-type Pokémon

Here's a list of all of the known new Fairy-type Pokémon introduced in Pokémon X & Y:

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Xerneas

Type: Fairy
Height: 9'10"
Weight: 474.0 lbs.
Revealed: January 8th

Xerneas is one of the legendary Pokémon in Pokémon X & Y, appearing on the box for Pokémon X. Its counterpart is Yveltal.

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Sylveon

Type: Fairy
Height: 3'03"
Weight: 51.8 lbs.
Revealed: February 14th

Sylveon is the newest evolution of Eevee. It has been confirmed to be a Fairy-type Pokémon and use the Fairy-type move Moonburst.

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Flabébé

Type: Fairy
Height: 0'04"
Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Revealed: June 14th (CoroCoro: June 12th)

Flabébé is a pure Fairy-type Pokémon that bonds with a single flower throughout its whole life. It is shown using Fairy Wind.

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Spritzee

Type: Fairy
Height: 0'08"
Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Revealed: July 12th (CoroCoro: July 11th)

Spritzee is a brand new Fairy-type Pokémon. It is considered to be a perfume Pokémon and floats around elegantly, resembling a tiny bird in a few ways, despite it not being part Flying-type.

It is exclusive to Pokémon Y.

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Aromatisse

Type: Fairy
Height: 2'07"
Weight: 34.2 lbs.
Revealed: October 3rd

Aromatisse is the evolution of Spritzee and is a fragrance Pokémon. It is capable of producing a variety of scents, ranging from very pleasant scents to incredibly foul odors that can turn the tides in battle.

It is exclusive to Pokémon Y.

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Swirlix

Type: Fairy
Height: 1'04"
Weight: 7.7 lbs.
Revealed: July 12th (CoroCoro: July 11th)

Swirlix is another brand new Fairy-type Pokémon. This sweet treat is based off of cotton candy, possessing the ability Sweet Veil and using the new Fairy-type move, Draining Kiss.

It is exclusive to Pokémon X.

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Slurpuff

Type: Fairy
Height: 2'07"
Weight: 11.0 lbs.
Revealed: October 3rd

Slurpuff is the evolution of Swirlix and is an even sweeter treat. It has an incredible sense of smell, allowing it to sniff out even the faintest odors.

It is exclusive to Pokémon X.

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Dedenne

Type: Electr / Fairy
Height: 0'08"
Weight: 4.8 lbs.
Revealed: August 9th (CoroCoro: August 8th)

Dedenne is a new Electric/Fairy-type Pokémon that is small in size and resembles a miniature Raichu, although it is unrelated to the Pikachu family. It charges itself by plugging its tail into electrical sockets, and emits radio waves to communicate with its allies. It learns the new move, Nuzzle, which paralyzes the foe and inflicts damage.

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Mega Mawile

Type: Steel / Fairy
Height: 3'03"
Weight: 51.8 lbs.
Revealed: August 11th (CoroCoro: August 8th)

Mega Mawile is the Mega Evolution of Mawile. It keeps the same Steel/Fairy-type that Mawile has in Pokémon X & Y, although gains the ability Huge Power to double its Attack power as long as it keeps the ability. It also appears to have grown an extra jaw.

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On top of that, here is the current listing of the previous generation Pokémon that have been confirmed to now be partially Fairy-type:


Jigglypuff

Normal / Fairy

 

Wigglytuff

Normal / Fairy


Gardevoir

Psychic / Fairy


Marill

Water / Fairy

 

Azumarill

Water / Fairy

 

Mawile

Steel / Fairy

 


Please note that Igglybuff, Ralts, Kirlia, and Azurill are not listed above. It's incredibly likely that some or all of these Pokémon will be partially Fairy-type, but I am only including the revealed Pokémon plus their evolutions, not pre-evolutions, just in case.

Any other rumored Fairy-type Pokémon will not be listed here. Only ones that are confirmed or evolutions of confirmed Fairy-type Pokémon will be listed above.

Fairy-type Moves

Here's a list of all of the new Fairy-type moves that have been revealed:

MoveTypeOverviewMore Details
Fairy Wind Fairy Effects currently unknown.

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Moonblast Fairy Has a chance of lowering the foe's Special Attack.

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Draining Kiss Fairy Drains the foe's HP based on the damage dealt.

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Geomancy Fairy Exclusive move for Xerneas.

 

Baby-Doll Eyes Fairy Strikes first and has a chance of lowering the foe's Attack.

 

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