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Why did my snorlax's body slam miss?(no stat changes)?

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I was in the battle tower. A previous match ago a Pokemon lowered my accuracy. Then my body slams kept missing after that battle. Body slam has a 100% accuracy.

asked Jun 9, 2013 by Cosmic_Aegislasher
retagged Jun 9, 2013 by ƒιzz

2 Answers

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There are two types of move you may be talking about. Regular moves like Scratch, Ember and so on have 100% accuracy but are affected by many things:
- accuracy-reducing moves like Sand-attack
- evasive moves like Double Team
- some two-turn moves like Dig or Fly (i.e. when the Pokemon has left the battlefield attacking moves will miss)
- hold-items such as BrightPowder (lowers the foe's accuracy)
- fog weather condition

There are also moves that cannot miss, like Swift. We call those "infinite accuracy" moves since the accuracy cannot be reduced by the things listed above.

http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/654/how-does-a-move-with-100%25-accuracy-miss

answered Jun 9, 2013 by mechacharizard
His awnser was better, good job mecha
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there is the chance that your opponent was holding brightpowder.

answered Jun 9, 2013 by Redspikachu