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Double-Edge is a very highly-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.
Double-Edge does damage, and the user receives recoil damage equal to 25% of the damage done to
If the user of Double-Edge attacks first and faints itself due to recoil damage, the opponent
will not attack or be subjected to recurrent damage during that round. However, the user will
still be subject to recurrent damage.
Self-inflicted recoil damage from Double-Edge from the previous turn can be countered if the
opponent does not make a move on the following turn. If Double-Edge breaks a substitute, the
user will take no recoil damage.
In Stadium, no recoil damage is taken if Double-Edge knocks out an opponent.
Double-Edge has a power of 100 in Generation I.
In the anime
Pidgeotto. The user flies towards its opponent and slams into it at full force.
Bonsly and Sudowoodo. The user tackles the opponent at a great speed.
In other languages
- Spanish: Doble Filo
- French: Damoclès
- German: Risikotackle
- Italian: Sdoppiatore
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