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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.

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