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Does Quick Claw ALWAYS let you go first, when it activates?

2 votes

Sorry for capitals on always, the reason for it is if it could let you attack pokemon before they use protect/detect?

asked Dec 11, 2010 by Xapper
edited Aug 4, 2011 by Pokemaster

1 Answer

3 votes

No. it can't.
the reason:

Quick Claw is the most common one you will see. It has a 3/16 chance of boosting your Pokémon's priority and attacking first. However, this is not utilised in skipping priority stages. So if you have a Quick Claw attached and it activates while you use Flamethrower, but your opponent uses Quick Attack, you will still attack second.(

answered Aug 4, 2011 by Dark"jo"ray
So quick claw is completely unrelated to priority altogether?