Dragon (TCG)

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TCG types
Grass
Grass
Fire
Fire
Water
Water
Lightning
Lightning
Psychic
Psychic
Fighting
Fighting
Darkness
Darkness
Metal
Metal
Dragon
Dragon
Fairy
Fairy
Colorless
Colorless

The Dragon type (Japanese: ドラゴン Dragon) is one of the eleven TCG types. It is represented by the color gold and symbolized by a serpentine figure.

The Dragon type contains most Dragon-type Pokémon found in the main series video games. For example, Salamence, Rayquaza, and Haxorus are Dragon types in the TCG. Prior to this, the Dragon type was represented by the Colorless type.

Unlike all other types, there is no Dragon type Basic Energy card, and no Pokémon can use a Dragon type energy in its Attack.

Dragon Pokémon cards were associated with two non-Colorless types of energy costs in their attacks (for example, Zekrom's attack costs used Lightning and Fire even though it was not Fire-type). After Generation VII, especially with the release of Ultra Prism, most Dragon Pokémon cards with secondary types in the Core series use an energy cost type that corresponds to their secondary type.

Battle properties

Generally, Dragon Pokémon have a weakness to:

These types are generally weak to Dragon Pokémon:

  • Dragon*

Dragon Pokémon in the TCG

See Category:Dragon-type Pokémon cards for all Pokémon cards that have this type.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese Lùhng
Mandarin Lóng
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Draak
France Flag.png French Dragon
Germany Flag.png German Drache
Indonesia Flag.png Indonesian Naga
Italy Flag.png Italian Drago
South Korea Flag.png Korean 드래곤 Deuraegon
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Dragão
Russia Flag.png Russian Дракон Drakon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Dragón
Thailand Flag.png Thai มังกร Mangkon


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