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Counter or Mirror Coat for Psyshock?

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If someone uses Psyshock, can you retaliate with Counter or Mirror Coat?

asked May 3, 2014 by Pimplup

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Mirror Coat, because Psyshock is a special move, regardless of it dealing damage based on the target's defence.

If the last amount of damage done to the user before the use of Mirror Coat is greater than 0 and was dealt by a Special move, Mirror Coat will do twice as much damage as taken by that attack to the opponent.

Mirror Coat

answered May 3, 2014 by fondant
selected May 3, 2014 by Pimplup
It was tough choosing a best answer for this one.  Thanks to everyone who helped!
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Mirror Coat

Regardless if it hits your defense or special defense, the move is still a 'Special Move'. As such, Mirror Coat will be the one to use.
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answered May 3, 2014 by Sempiternus
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You can counter with mirror coat, since Psyshock is a special move. Also, Psyshock does not trigger abilities like static and poison point. Hope I helped!

answered May 3, 2014 by Almighty Derpados
edited May 3, 2014 by Almighty Derpados