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Does lowering a wild Pokemons' Defense, Accuracy, or Speed give you a higher chance of catching a Pokemon?

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Like, I sort of always thought that a wild Pokemon with greater or less Def, Acc, Spe, or SpDef would have a lower or higher catch rate in that battle. But now I'm not so sure. So I was wondering if using moves such as Tail Whip, Flash, or String Shot would help me in my catching!

asked May 13, 2013 by Crazy Garchomp

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No, it doesn't.

Only major status conditions (e.g. Paralysis) and decreasing the target's health will increase your chance.

Read more here.

answered May 13, 2013 by ƒιzz
selected May 13, 2013 by Crazy Garchomp
awww thx
No problem :)