9 Fairy-Type Pokémon: Do you Know Them All?

Fairy-Type Pokémon

It all started back in 1997 when the Pokémon anime series was launched. And within no time it got immense popularity among kids and teenagers.

Fairy Type Pokémon were first introduced in the anime franchise in 1999 while it made its first appearance in Generation VI of the Pokémon video game series in October 2013.

So, what is all the fuss about the Fairy Types?

In this post, we would share statistics of Fairy-type Pokémon right from the Pokédex, and list different fairy Pokémons, their special abilities, and where you are most likely to find them in the video game.

Read on if you gotta catch ’em all!

Fairy type Pokémon Statistics

There are 48 Fairy-Type Pokémon, which is roughly 6% of all Pokémon types.

They were introduced to balance the overall Pokémon type chart by giving a boost to Poison and Steel-type Pokémons while reducing the power of dragons.

So, let’s start and find out their stats from a Pokédex

stats from a Pokédex

This type of Pokémon has the highest average Special Defenses.

As you can see from the above statistics, this type of Pokémon has the lowest skill for physical attacking capabilities. 

Poison-type Pokémons are resistant to Fairy attacks. However Psychic-type moves are a weakness for Poison Pokémons.

As Fairy Pokémons can easily learn Psychic moves, such battle techniques can prove to be effective against Poison Pokémons.

Also, all three types of Pokémons that resist Fairy are weak to Ground attacks. Thus, choosing a Pokémon combination of Fairy and Ground can prove to be a strong attacking combination.

One massive advantage of Fairy Type Pokémon is that they are immune to damages from Dragons.

So, make sure you have them around when you are about to fight Pokémons like Dragonite. Cute and beautiful moves are the contest properties of Fairy-type. They do not use Tough or Cool moves.

The above chart can help you fully understand your Fairy-type Pokémon’s capabilities.

Here’s a gist of the Pros and Cons of a Fairy-Type Pokémon.

Pros

  • Fairy-type Pokémons are super effective against Dragon, Bug, Dark, and Fighting Pokémons.
  • Dragon-type Pokémons have no effect on them.

Cons

  • Not very efficient against Poison, Fire, and Steel Pokémons.

Most popular Fairy-type Pokémon Gym Leaders 

  • Valerie from Laverre City, Kalos
  • Opal from Ballonlea, Galar
  • Bede of Ballonlea, Galar

9 Fairy-type Pokémons to Look Out For

Now that we have talked about the distinct advantages of a Fairy-Type Pokémon, let’s get to know about a handful of them in a bit more detail.

1. Clefairy

Clefairy

Moves

  • Cute Charm
  • Magic Guard
  • Friend Guard

Overview

The natural ability of Clefairy is Cute Charm or Magic Guard. If the enemy is of the opposite gender, then the Cute Charm ability allows Clefairy to create a 30% chance to infatuate him

Magic Guard is effective but susceptible to physical attacks.

Clefairy is hard to find because they can jump very high and have super hearing abilities.

As shown in the anime, Clefairy can fly by collecting moonlight in its wings.

Clefairy is quite timid, so it rarely comes in human contact. But it maintains an awareness among religious and social groups, as it is a clever Pokémon.

But it comes out to dance on a full moon night.

Evolution

When Moon Stone is used on Clefairy, it evolves into Clefable. When there is a level of high friendship, Cleffa evolves into Clefairy.

Where to find

In the Diamond and Pearl version, Clefairy can be commonly found in Mt. Coronet area. 

2. Spritzee

Spritzee

Moves

  • Healer
  • Hidden: Aroma Veil

Overview

The emission of a unique fragrance from Spritzee‘s scent pouch can put anyone under its spell. It can produce the fragrance using whatever the Pokémon had eaten.

Spritzee’s favorite behavior is to spray its fragrance around. 

Evolution

Spritzee is evolved into an Aromatisee when it is traded by holding a Sachet.

Where to Find

It is commonly found in the Sword and Shield version on the Route 3 area. 

3. Sylveon

Sylveon

Moves

  • Cute Charm
  • Hidden: Pixilate

Overview

Gentle and kind. This is the nature of Sylveon. While hunting in the wild, it uses its charm. While holding their trainer’s hand, they can sense their feelings.

The feelers of Sylveon have the power to bring intense battles to a halt which creates an aura of tranquility and peace.

It often strikes with unexpected powerful attacks and the opponent loses the fighting spirit. Due to its fluid and graceful movements, its actions seem weightless.

Sylveon is a very attractive Pokémon and uses its looks to lure its prey. It becomes fearless and attacks the opponent irrespective of its size when it’s riled up.

This Pokémon has defeated Dragon-type Pokémons as depicted in the Galarian fairy tale. 

Evolution 

In Pokémon Refresh or Pokémon Amie, Eevee evolves into Sylveon when leveled up post leaning a Fairy-type move and earning at least 2 affection hearts.

In Generation VII it evolves into Sylveon via high friendship with a Fairy-type move. 

Where to Find

It is rarely found in the Sword and Shield version around the Lake of Outrage. 

4. Togekiss

Togekiss

Moves

  • Hustle
  • Serene Grace
  • Hidden: Super Luck

Overview

Friendly and highly sensitive, this is the natural behavior of Togekiss. They hate conflicts and avoid places of conflict. It is called the Pokémon of care and blessing.

Togekiss has many kinds of moves with high capability. Togekiss performs tricks and aerial maneuvers and can gracefully soar in the sky.

Evolution

Using a shiny stone, Togekiss evolves from Togetic. It is the final form of Togepi, which is an egg Pokémon.

Where to Find

This Pokémon is rarely found in the Sword and Shield version around Dusty Bowl Max Raid battle of Rolling fields, Lake of Outrage, Hammerlocke Hills, and Bridge field areas.

5. Togetic

Togetic

Moves 

  • Hustle
  • Serene Grace
  • Hidden: Super Luck

Overview

Togetic will sprinkle enthusiasm and happiness near a person with a pure soul. To share and spread happiness Togetic flies around the world. It becomes frustrated if it doesn’t stay with good people. 

Evolution

This Pokémon evolves from Togepi. 

Where to Find

It is found in the Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team around the Evolve Togepi area.

6. Diancie 

Diancie

Moves

  • Clear Body

Overview

By compressing carbon from the atmosphere, Diancie creates diamonds in its hand. Diancie is the only Pokémon that has learned the Diamond Storm move.

Where to Find

Diancie is a rare Pokémon and found only in the Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire or the X and Y versions.

7. Gardevoir 

Gardevoir

Moves 

  • Synchronize
  • Trace
  • Telepathy

Overview

Gardevoir senses the emotions of people and Pokémon. It has a kind of precognition that can sense the future.

Gardevoir can distort dimensions, create small black holes, and is not affected by gravitational force. These Pokémon protect the life of trusted trainers at all costs, even at the cost of sacrificing their own.

Gardevoir’s horns are a physical manifestation. It can be used for physic power and fairy powers when it is open.

This Pokémon is trusted for its loyalty and lives with the other loving young groups. 

Evolution

Gardevoir evolves from Kirlia when it reaches level 30.  It is one of its two evolutionary forms.

Where to Find

Gardevoir can’t be found and has to be evolved from Kirlia.

8. Snubbull

Snubbull

Moves

  • Run Away
  • Intimidate
  • Hidden: Rattled

Overview

In spite of its intimidating appearance Snubbull can be playful and has an affectionate personality. Its traits are quite similar to a bulldog

Another characteristic trait of Snubbull is its cowardice, and it often tries to hide behind gruff exteriors.

If it feels threatened, as a coping mechanism it bares its fangs and makes its appearance intimidating to scare smaller or weaker Pokémons.

However, once Snubbull drives away potential friends by using his appearance it becomes a little bit sad. 

Evolution

Snubbull evolves into Granbull once it reaches level 23.

Where to Find

In Diamond and Pearl, Snubbull can be found in swarms around Route 209.

Also Read: Pokémon: The 15 Amazing Ghost-Type Pokémon

9. Alcremie

Alcremie

Moves

  • Sweet Veil

Overview

Alcremie is a cream Pokémon. This Pokémon is highly cherished by Galarian pastry chefs for its delicious cream. It is said that its cream becomes more enriched when the Alcremie feels happy. 

Alcremie can launch high-calorie cream missiles around itself while attacking its opponents. Any Pokémon that comes in contact with the cream will be buffed with energy and euphoria, causing confusion.

Alcremie’s cream has a calming soothing effect when ingested, and causes its opponent to rapidly lose its will to battle after eating it.

Gigantamax Alcremie’s cream gains durability when exposed to physical blows. The more damage the cream sustains, the harder it becomes.

In addition to the cream, the toppings covering Gigantamax Alcremie’s body have a hardness that exceeds that of a diamond and cannot be dented in any way.

Evolution

Alcremie has 9 different body forms each having distinct flavors. Alcremie evolves from Milcery.

Where to find

Alcremie can be found in Pokémon Sword and Shield

Conclusion

Now that we have analyzed the various characteristics of a fairy type Pokémon and also looked at the behavior of some of them here is an excerpt about Fairy Pokémons

  • Different Fairy Pokémons have different fairy type moves. So, when you are up against a Fairy Pokémon, you must choose yours wisely. Make sure you pay attention to fairy type weaknesses against poison types. 
  • Fairy type Pokémons are rare. So rather than fanatically searching for such Pokémon in the game you must research and find out the areas which are most likely to have the Pokémon Fairy type that you are seeking.
  • Evolved fairy Pokémons are hard to find. It is better that you start with a basic Fairy Pokémon and try to fulfill all the criteria to evolve it successfully.

FAQs

Q. What are fairy types weak against?

Fairy-type Pokémons are not very effective against Poison, Fire, and Steel Pokémons. You should avoid using Fairy Pokémons when you are about to battle any of the above Pokémons.

Q. What does the fairy type resist?

Fairy-type Pokémons are extremely effective against Dragon, Bug, Dark, and Fighting Pokémons. Dragon-type Pokémons especially have no effect on them.

Q. What’s super effective against Fairy-type Pokémon?

Poison and Steel Pokémons are super effective against Fairy-type Pokémons.