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Simple Beam (Japanese: シンプルビーム Simple Beam) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation V.
Simple Beam temporarily changes the target's Ability to Simple. It does not work on Pokémon with the Truant or Multitype ability.
With this effect, the opponent's stat modifiers, both positive and negative, double in effectiveness.
|| The user's mysterious psychic wave changes the target's Ability to Simple.
|Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.|
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.
- Despite being a Normal-type move, its description states that the target's Ability is changed to Simple by the user's psychic wave.
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