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What is the difference between "avoided the attack!" and "missed!"

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6 years ago#1
^Topic.

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6 years ago#2
They just wanted a reason to seem like your's/opponent's Pokemon isn't blind.
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6 years ago#3
I think avoiding means the attack missed due to an evasion boost, whereas a loss in accuracy/missing an inaccurate move means missing.

Could be wrong.
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6 years ago#4
Isn't it to do with your accuracy and their evasion?

Your acc fails = miss
Your acc succeeds, their evasion also succeeds = avoided?
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6 years ago#5
"Avoided the attack" means the evasiveness of the enemy pokémon is high. "Missed" means your pokémon's accuracy is low.
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6 years ago#6
One is based on accuracy and the other on evasiveness?
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6 years ago#7
"Avoided the attack" is when the move targets more than one Pokemon. "Missed" is when it targets just one Pokemon.
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6 years ago#8
dodge it
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6 years ago#9
"Avoided the attack" is when the move targets more than one Pokemon. "Missed" is when it targets just one Pokemon.

This is correct. It has nothing to do with accuracy or evasiveness.

If the move that was used targets more than one Pokemon in 2v2 battles, it will say "(Target) avoided the attack!". If it only targets one Pokemon in 2v2, it will say "(User)'s attack missed!". This happens even in 1v1 battles now, for some reason.
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6 years ago#10
What is the difference between "avoided the attack!" and "missed!"

For one you had crappy aiming and the other the trainer screamed "DODGE IT!!!!!!!!!"
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