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Does substitute have to go first?

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I know protect does, but I'm not sure about substitute.

asked Aug 27, 2010 by ohioscyther

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Nope, Substitute doesn't have any priority, which is a very good thing. This allows a slow Pokemon to use it, then use Focus Punch the next turn without fear of nothing happening.

answered Aug 27, 2010 by trachy
And thus, Kecleon's true niche was born in 2004...=D