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Can Thief/Covet steal your rival's Absolite?

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In Kiloude City, after defeating the Elite 4, you could challenge your rival whohas in his/her party an Absol holding an Absolite. Is it possible to use Thief/Covet on this Absol before it MegaEvolves and keep the Absolite?

asked Oct 28, 2013 by Miles07
I think yes.

2 Answers

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Best answer

No. Mega Stones cannot be stolen/swapped.

Source: Experience

answered Oct 28, 2013 by Distortion Keeper
selected Oct 29, 2013 by Miles07
2 votes

Firstly, Mega Evolving takes priority over using any move at all, so you won't be able to steal the mega stone before it evolves.

Mega Stones ... cannot be taken via Thief and Covet, cause Trick and Switcheroo to fail if used on or by the holder, and cause Fling and Bestow to fail if used by the holder. Embargo and Magic Room also cannot prevent the use of Mega Stones to Mega Evolve Pokémon. Mega Stones are not consumed upon use.

So it won't work

Source: Bulbapedia

answered Oct 28, 2013 by MeloettaMelody
I NEVER get BA. Someone always answers with something better :'( jk +1
I'll point out I don't have BA yet, either :)