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jesschow12

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posted October 19, 2002 06:55 PM      Profile for jesschow12   Email jesschow12    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
a) if magnetmite use self destruct then i use mirror move,do i copy self destruct with the effect

b) if grimer use poison gas to make my spearow alsleep and i use mirror move,do i make that grimer sleep

c) does mirror move copy the dmg or effect of the attack.eg fire spin,do i do 100 dmg back only or discard 2 fire energy then 100 dmg

d) does mirror move effect suicune?

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MrGrass

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posted October 19, 2002 07:10 PM      Profile for MrGrass   Email MrGrass    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
Mirror Move copies whatever the final effect was on Spearow and on Spearow only (or whatever other pokemon has this move). So:

a) You'd do however much damage Spearow took to the opponent's active pokemon.

b) Yes, the Grimer is now asleep

c) It would only copy the 100 damage

d) Yes. You'd just do the damage of Suicune's attack.

Keep in mind that Spearow has to be the pokemon that was attacked, so for a few of your questions it would need to have survived an attack with more damage than it's HP, probably via Focus Band.

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BJJ763

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posted October 19, 2002 07:11 PM      Profile for BJJ763   Email BJJ763    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
If Spearow was the Active, we'll have to assume Spearow was saved with a Focus Band for this first one - it would do 40 to the Defending, and 40 to itself. If it was on the Bench, it would only do 10 to the Defending (as that was what was done to Spearow).

2) yes Spearow would put Grimer to sleep.

3) Mirror Move copies the final results of an attack that were done to Spearow. So it does not have to discard energy. It could do 20 damage and posion the Defending, if that is what happened to it.

4) If Suicune attacked it, yes but it would only do the 30 damage as Suicune (i assume you mean Holo version) cannot be Paralyzed nor put to Sleep.

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posted October 19, 2002 11:16 PM      Profile for Onix95      Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
On the part of Spearow doing 40 damage to the defending Pokemon and 40 damage to itself, wouldn't it just do 40 damage to the defending Pokemon, since it only copies the part of the attack that affected Spearow? (on a side note, it would be 80 damage back if weakness were applied)
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yoshi1001

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posted October 20, 2002 03:18 AM      Profile for yoshi1001   Email yoshi1001    Edit/Delete Post Report This Thread to Moderators
quote:
Originally posted by BJJ763:
If Spearow was the Active, we'll have to assume Spearow was saved with a Focus Band for this first one - it would do 40 to the Defending, and 40 to itself. If it was on the Bench, it would only do 10 to the Defending (as that was what was done to Spearow).

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Q. If your Pokémon gets heads on Focus Band, how would you calculate Damage done by a subsequent Mirror Move Attack? Total Damage by Opponent's Attack or amount of Damage counters placed?
A. When using Mirror Move the "Final Result of an attack" is what is done to a Pokemon BEFORE it is Knocked Out. If the Defending Pokemon has a Weakness or Resistance this is calculated BEFORE naming the final result of the attack. Focus Band takes place OUTSIDE of the normal timing sequence of attack resolution and has no effect on this definition of the Final result. It is a replacement effect that takes place before a Pokemon is Knocked out. If Pidgeotto has a Focus Band attached to it, the Final Result of an attack against it does NOT count anything that Focus Band may or may not do. Meaning if an attack against Pidgeotto does 100 damage and a Focus Band triggers successfully reducing Pidgeotto's remaining HP to 10, the Final result of the attack against this Pokemon is 100 damage, NOT reducing the Defending Pokemon to 10 hp. So if Pidgeotto take 50 damage from a Lightning Pokemon, this is doubled due to its Weakness and the Final Result is 100 damage, regardless of whether Focus Band saves Pidgeotto from being Knocked out or not. The Focus Band alters the final outcome of what happens to Pidgeotto it does NOT alter the Final result of the attack. If the attack also has a special condition, you would do that back as well (like poison). (Feb 7, 2002 WotC Chat, Q300 & Q302; Feb 14, 2002 WotC Chat, Q12 & Q18 & Q39)

So it would do whatever was done to Spearow before the band to the DF-no self damage.

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