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Can the move snatch steal effects of spikes, stealth rocks, and toxic spikes?

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I was wondering if snatch can take the effects of the move and lay down rocks/spikes with a Pokemon the may otherwise not be able too. Is this possible?

asked Sep 1, 2013 by faget

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Nope

Snatch is an increased priority move. The effects of the first status move used by any other Pokémon on the same turn will be applied to the user of Snatch instead of the other Pokémon.
The moves that can be affected by Snatch include stat boosters such as Swords Dance and Calm Mind as well as others like Substitute and Synthesis.

Status moves, and Stealth Rocks (and similar variants) aren't status really. Also you can check the bulbapedia pages of those moves and it will say at the side 'Not affected by Snatch'. For example, the Stealth Rock page here
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answered Sep 1, 2013 by Sempiternus
selected Sep 10, 2013 by Mewderator