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What is STAB?

4 votes

I've recently started using this site and I've been seeing the word STAB around. Can't figure out what it is

asked Sep 5, 2010 by Master Inferno

1 Answer

9 votes

Same Type Attack Bonus

It means when you're using a dark and fire type pokemon and you use a dark or a fire type move, it will boost the attack's power up by 1.5. If the moves power was 120, it will now be 180. 1 and a half times the normal power.

answered Sep 5, 2010 by Nelson Cruz
edited Sep 12, 2010 by trachy
I honestly had no idea ha
I thought it stood for same type as base