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Why am I seeing the Type Gems a lot in Smogon Doubles sets?

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Lel, this question was aimed at AD o3o

asked Feb 27 by Dunsparce
well, it boosts acrobatics 165 base Power, and activates unburden, but im not sure why it would be more popular in doubles
I suppose powering up a move a lot once works best in double battles.

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On the other hand, type-boosting Gems boost a single attack for a one time use. Double battles are usually short enough that one boosted attack is enough to decide the outcome.

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Hope I helped :)

answered Feb 27 by Sir Dan
selected Feb 27 by Dunsparce