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My friend once told me that pressing the A button just as your Pokemon gets hit lowers the damage taken. True?

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I'm 99% sure it's not true, but I want a confirmation.

asked Apr 18, 2013 by Poke'slash

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No, it doesn't work like that. Yes, we all tried to do that when we were beginners, but as there are actual calculations in the programming for the amount damage a move does, there is no physical way to boost or lower damage while a move is being used.

As a side note, it won't speed up healing at a Pokémon Center either.

answered Jan 11 by The Magikarp Avenger
Ugh, stupid Nurse Joy.  I'm glad her speech in X and Y is so much shorter before she heals your Pokemon.  I KNOW YOU RESTORE MY POKEMON TO FULL HEALTH, THAT'S WHY I'M HERE!
"We hope to see you again!" Well, when I'm back, that means half my pokemon are dead sooooo......
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I highly doubt that. I don't think Nintendo would do that and not put it in the instruction booklet-and trust me when I say this because I have read the instruction booklet COVER TO COVER.

answered Apr 18, 2013 by redring345
edited Apr 18, 2013 by redring345