- Lightning redirects here. For the island in the Orange Archipelago, see Lightning Island. For the Ultra Beast codenamed UB Lightning in Japanese, see Xurkitree (Pokémon).
The Lightning type (Japanese: 雷 Lightning) is one of the eleven TCG types. It is represented by the color yellow, and symbolized by an S-shaped lightning bolt.
The Lightning type contains all Electric-type Pokémon found in the main series video games. For example, Raichu, Zapdos and Raikou are all Lightning types in the TCG. It is the only TCG type to include every single Pokémon of its counterpart type in the video games.
Generally, Lightning Pokémon have a weakness to:
Generally, Lightning Pokémon have a resistance to:
These types are generally weak to Lightning Pokémon:
- Water (if the Pokémon was Water-type in the video games)
- Any Pokémon that were Flying-type in the video games, regardless of their TCG type
These types are generally resistant to Lightning Pokémon:
Lightning Pokémon in the TCG
See Category:Lightning-type Pokémon cards for all Pokémon cards that have this type.
In other languages
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