Girafarig is a non-evolving Pokemon first introduced in Generation II in Pokemon Gold and Silver. Since then, it has continued making appearances in Pokemon games, including the original Diamond and Pearl and the recently released Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. It’s good to know what Pokemon are strongest and weakest against it to help you defeat Girafarig in battle or reduce its health so you can catch it. By the end of this guide, you will learn Girafarig’s weaknesses in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.
What is Girafarig’s Weakness in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl?
Girafarig is a Normal, Psychic-type Pokemon. It is weak against Bug-type and Dark-type Pokemon. Both of these types will do double the damage to Girafarig. However, no Pokemon types will do four times their normal amount of damage. If you encounter either of these types of Pokemon, you should swap Girafarig out for another Pokemon type. Below is a list of some Pokemon that are strong against Girafarig:
Additionally, Girafarig takes less damage from other Psychic Pokemon. When attacking, psychic Pokemon will do half their normal amount of damage to Girafarig. If you are fighting against a Girafarig, you want to avoid using other Psychic Pokemon. Below is a list of some Pokemon that are ineffective against Girafarig:
If you encounter Girafarig, it is important to avoid fighting with a psychic-type Pokemon and prioritize using bug-type and dark-type Pokemon. Having either of these types in your party will help your chances of winning the battle against Girafarig. Likewise, if you are up against a bug-type or dark-type Pokemon, you will want to swap out Girafarig for another Pokemon.