(hopefully) Simple question regarding 'Normalize' Delcatty

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3 years ago#1
I've got one of these, and a thought occurred to me...; if a Normalize Delcatty was given a Silk Scarf(all Normal-type moves get %20 power increase), would this actually boost Delcatty's attacks, or would the moves have to -originally- be of the Normal-type? :)

Example; would Iron Tail's power be bumped since Silk Scarf turns it Normal, or would the move have to've been Normal to begin with?

I just thought it'd be a clever way to give some already strong attacks a significant increase...; I'm not a competitive battler, but it'll be a great way to surprise some friends! :D
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3 years ago#2
Every move it uses will be Normal type, even if the move is originally another type. Using your example, Iron Tail would get the boost from Silk Scarf.
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3 years ago#3
Incidentally, note that since all of your moves become Normal, your Delcatty's Thunder Wave can paralyze Ground Pokemon.
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3 years ago#4
And Thunder Wave, being a Normal type move, can be used on Ground types. However, you now have NOTHING to deal with Ghosts.
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3 years ago#5
Lexifox posted...
Incidentally, note that since all of your moves become Normal, your Delcatty's Thunder Wave can paralyze Ground Pokemon.


Oooooh...didn't even consider THAT.... *evil grin*

Oh yes...I have a good idea of where to go with this Delcatty, now.... :D

Thanks for the clarification, all!
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3 years ago#6
RAcastBlaster posted...
And Thunder Wave, being a Normal type move, can be used on Ground types. However, you now have NOTHING to deal with Ghosts.



I dunno some non-damaging moves seem to hit their immunties, Hypnosis will hit a dark type for example.
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3 years ago#7
Also worth mentioning is STAB Normalize'd Sucker Punch which is comparable to Extremespeed.
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3 years ago#8
Brandon042487 posted...
RAcastBlaster posted...
And Thunder Wave, being a Normal type move, can be used on Ground types. However, you now have NOTHING to deal with Ghosts.



I dunno some non-damaging moves seem to hit their immunties, Hypnosis will hit a dark type for example.


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3 years ago#9
Lol it wont work if you use twave on a ground type. Honestly thats some basic shil.
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3 years ago#10
RAcastBlaster posted...
And Thunder Wave, being a Normal type move, can be used on Ground types. However, you now have NOTHING to deal with Ghosts.


Delcatty learns Foresight.
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