I don't see why it would be overpowered to be honest. I'm a fairy type trainer, and from experience, I know that the fairy type doesn't have high offensive stats. So its not like it can OHKO most dragons even if it is super-effective. The fairy type also gives poison and steel types a purpose to be used in battle, and for the most part, most of the fairies don't have a high Defense stat. If you use them correctly, they can be a threat, but for the most part, I wish GameFreak would add an offensive fairy.
Wow, you're the first person I've seen who thinks Fighting didn't need a nerf
Honestly I'm not too worried about the Fairy type but Steel type is not resistant to anything anymore! It's ridiculous! I was fighting a Mawhile online with my Scizor. When it used sucker punch I figured since I was steel/bug type it would .5 or .25 damage but NO it's just Regular! What did Nintendo do to steel types? Even a ghost type does regular to my Scizor WHO IS ALSO A BUG TYPE?!?!?! What happened to the beloved steel types???
Now I'm worried about fairy types because steel types have super low speacial defense and they're not resistent to anything anymore?!??
This is the whole point of my name
I done the pokemon league with sylveon with the most kills
To everyone who is exclaiming that the type is OP but the Pokemon are not - you're right, it is very true that the vast majoirty of fairies included thus far are not overpowered at all, however, look at the topic title: it concerns the type itself, not the Pokemon. If we, say, assume a fairy type Pokemon with similar stats to Dragonite, a Pokemon with good offensive stats and satisfactory bulk, then just think of how overpowered it will be. There may not be many OP fairies yet, but they aren't going anywhere - in the generations to come I think it is safe to say that we will see quite a few and they will wreck havoc.