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Any way to survive Selfdestruct/Explosion if you are using it?

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I mean it as if your own Pokemon uses explosion and survives... If so, that'd be epic.

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asked Nov 26, 2012 by HelloBloon

3 Answers

2 votes
 
Best answer

No because Focus Sash and Sturdy will not protect you from it.

This is because Focus Sash and Sturdy protect you from the enemies OHKO moves.

answered Nov 27, 2012 by Ayan
reshown Apr 12, 2013 by Pokemaster
Well, yeah.  BUT, does it say anything about the ability Rock Head, which prevents recoil damage?  What about that?
Explosion and Selfdestruct's side effect are not recoil. They are a regular side effect, not recoil. Enough said.
Explosion and SelfDestruct aren't recoil. They're part of the attack itself.
4 votes

Actually, there is. When your opponent has the ability Damp, the move will fail, causing you not to faint.

answered Nov 28, 2012 by Mewderator
If you USE it, meaning it works.
You can still Use the move it will just fail
yeah, but you know what this guy means.
He just said if you use Explosion can you survive, he didnt say it has to work.
Hmm... true.
2 votes

No they will always faint.

Source-Experience

answered Nov 26, 2012 by Aura Warrior