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2 years ago#1
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This poke moms first attack is stronger



To further explain this pokemon first attack after switching in is 50 % stronger.
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2 years ago#2
no.............................................
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2 years ago#3
No because it isn't real.
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2 years ago#4
Most abilities have ways of balancing themselves. This one only affects first attack after switching in. Unless you have 2 pokemon with it, and both use a move that makes them switch out (volt switch, u-turn), it can't be abused. Is overpowered if:

1. Used with (at least) 2 pokemon with the ability.
2. The pokemon with it can use a move that deals damage and switches out.
3. The user is a fast, moderate damage pokemon.
4. Switching move is normally effective/super-effective against target.

If you manage be be in a a battle and you/your opponent meet the criteria, then it's overpowered. But what you have to go through for this to be OP is what balances it.
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2 years ago#5
so if this mom had a bunch of offspring with this ability, would they all stack up and give the mom a ton of power?
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2 years ago#6
So basically an ability that acts like Gem item.

Great for revenge killing or getting a nice advantage in battle.
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2 years ago#7
But tell me, what pokemon has this ability?
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2 years ago#8
depends on which mons get it

a drawback would be it makes the opponent's first move predictable. u know they'll attack
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2 years ago#9
This ability + Normal Gem + Normal type pokemon with high attack stat + Fake Out = opponent's lead pokemon (that isn't Rock/Steel/Ghost) dead before it can do anything.
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2 years ago#10
This is essentially the same as a Choice Band when used for the first turn...

Give it to things like Technician Ambipom with Choice Scarf + Fakeout or Technician Scizor with Choice Band + Bullet Punch and the metagame might break...
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