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A '''Special attack''' is one in which the user does not necessarily have to make contact with its opponent in order to deal damage. In [[Generation I]], Special attacks cause damage as a function of the Special stats of the two battling [[Pokémon]]. In [[Generation II]] and [[Generation III]], Special attacks deal damage as a function of the [[Stats#Attack|Special Attack stat]] of the attacking [[Pokémon]] and the [[Stats#Defense|Special Defense stat]] of the defending Pokémon.
 
A '''Special attack''' is one in which the user does not necessarily have to make contact with its opponent in order to deal damage. In [[Generation I]], Special attacks cause damage as a function of the Special stats of the two battling [[Pokémon]]. In [[Generation II]] and [[Generation III]], Special attacks deal damage as a function of the [[Stats#Attack|Special Attack stat]] of the attacking [[Pokémon]] and the [[Stats#Defense|Special Defense stat]] of the defending Pokémon.
   
Most damaging moves of the following [[type]]s are Special attacks:
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Damaging moves of the following [[type]]s are Special attacks:
 
* {{t|Water}}
 
* {{t|Water}}
 
* {{t|Grass}}
 
* {{t|Grass}}

Revision as of 00:26, 7 August 2005

This page is about the type of attack. For the statistic, see Stats

A Special attack is one in which the user does not necessarily have to make contact with its opponent in order to deal damage. In Generation I, Special attacks cause damage as a function of the Special stats of the two battling Pokémon. In Generation II and Generation III, Special attacks deal damage as a function of the Special Attack stat of the attacking Pokémon and the Special Defense stat of the defending Pokémon.

Damaging moves of the following types are Special attacks:

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