Battle Weakness and Strength | Dragon City

Battling is a huge part of the game in Dragon City. In this Dragon City Battle guide, we will go over various aspects of the battles in the game. If you have any additional information, please feel free to add them as comments here. Lastly, please share our guides and always link back to us. Also take a look at our complete guides to Dragon City.

Basic Battle Overview

First of all, at the time of writing, there is no defense implemented in the game. All dragons will deal similar amount of damage regardless of their levels. However, the different breeds of dragons will have different skills, weakness and resistance based on their element, and different health. Generally speaking, high attack dragons have low health points, and high health dragons in Dragon City will have low attack.

Inflicted Attack Effects

The effect is based on the weakness and resistance of the element for different Dragon City moves. The damage can be divided into the following categories:

Critical (super effective): 2X damage
Normal: 1X damage
Weak: 1/2 damage
No effect: 0X damage

Hybrid Element Note

The hybrid dragons breeds in Dragon City has the default element that shows first on its stats screen. You should play accordingly based on its element type.

Legendary Dragon Note

Legendary Dragons in Dragon City can be considered as element / weakness-less. They are immune to normal attacks and have no weaknesses against any of the element attacks. The normal moves are shown with a fist and carry normal effects against all dragon types except Legendary dragon class.

List of Dragon City Weakness and Resistance

This list is useful for you if you are “using” one of these dragon types. The effectiveness listing is organized based on the listing of the weaknesses.

Metal Element
Weaknesses: Electric
Resistances: Fire, Earth, metal
Effective against: Ice, Earth
Resisted by: Electric, Fire

Ice Element
Weaknesses: Fire, Metal
Resistances: Water
Effective against: Earth
Resisted by: Fire

Earth Element
Weaknesses: Ice, water, metal
Resistances: Electric, fire
Effective against: None
Resisted by: Metal, Water

Water Element
Weaknesses: Fire and Dark
Resistances: Earth, water, plant
Effective against: Earth, Fire, Electric
Resisted by: Ice

Fire Element
Weaknesses: Water, electric
Resistances: Ice, Metal, plant, fire
Effective against: Ice, Water, Plant
Resisted by: Metal, Earth, Fire

Plant Element
Weaknesses: Earth and Ice
Resistances: Dark
Effective against: Water
Resisted by: Fire

Electric Element
Weaknesses: Water
Resistances: Electric, metal
Effective against: Water, Fire, Metal
Resisted by: Earth

Dragon City Guides by Gamelytic Index

Complete Dragon Breeding Guide
Basic Beginner
Get More Gold and Level Up Faster
Gem Guide
Habitat Guide
Complete Farm and Food Guide
Combat World Tournament Guide
Battle Guide – Weakness and Strength
Dragon Training Center Guide
Mini Game Information


Battle Weakness and Strength | Dragon City — 256 Comments

  1. Neil Jerome Compuesto on said:

    How do I beat a Legendary dragon???!!…

    • Anonymous on said:

      You suk

  2. roman on said:

    How do I defeat a legendary dragon or what are there weaknesses

    • DragonMaster on said:

      Legends dont have a weakness, and, the legend attacks, they wont be critical for any dragons. So go ahead and try your elements attacks. It will still do damage to the legend drago. Also, if you do a punch attack or other head-butt attack, it will cause 0 damage to the mirrow drago. It will be a bad attack to the other legendaries. Crystal, Nirobi, Drocnos and the Plain o’ Legendary. Hope this helps!

    • Anonymous on said:

      Legends weakness is legend. You must be either stronger or hit first to win if your hp is close to opponents

  3. johnny weekley on said:

    How can I unlock my 4th option of attacking??

    • Anonymous on said:

      I believe you need to have the dragon at level 15, as the first time I got a dragon to level 15, my elements dragon, I put him in the Training Centre straight away, and when I was asked to choose an attack to get rid of to make way for the new one

    • Gabrielle H on said:

      I believe you need to get the dragon to level 15, as the first time I got a dragon to level 15, my elements dragon, I put him in the Training Centre straight away, and when I was asked to choose an attack to delete to make way for the new one, I saw that saw that I had a new move where it used to say ‘locked’.
      Good luck :)

  4. johnny weekley on said:

    How do achieve the ability to use my 4th optionof attack that says its locked??

  5. Anonymous on said:

    How do you beat a legendary dragon

  6. Anonymous on said:

    Thanks for the tip

  7. Raelynn Beal on said:

    How do I beat the ellament dragon.

    • Anonymous on said:


  8. dragon city guide gameteep on said:

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  9. Kurl on said:

    I beat pure i only used 1 level 25 legendary and train your legendary

  10. fraulein on said:

    How do i beat a:
    Blizzard and…
    Gold Dragons????

    • Anonymous on said:

      How do I beat a dark dragon

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