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Which of these moves will have their power increased by Sheer Force?

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Earthquake
Earth Power
Sucker Punch
Ice Beam
Dragon Tail

asked Feb 15, 2011 by trachy

1 Answer

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"Sheer Force raises the base power of all moves that have a positive secondary effect by 30%, the secondary effects are ignored. However, this ability is not applied to moves that have a negative effect on the user, such as recoil, two-turn moves, and stat reduction after using certain moves."-Bulbapedia

From this definition, it would seem that moves with no secondary effect at all would gain the boost. So from that:

Earthquake- This one doesn't get a boost.

Earth power- a good secondary effect, so it does get a boost.

Sucker punch-This should count as a positive secondary effect, so it gets a boost.

Ice beam-It has a chance to freeze, so it gets a boost.

Dragon Tail-since this should be positive, it should boost as well.

I'm only going by the definition explained by it. A few of the sites I've checked also agree with this, however, these are only discussion boards, and therefore aren't 100% reliable sources.

answered Feb 15, 2011 by DarkTyphlosion
edited Apr 18, 2011 by DarkTyphlosion
DT that is serene grace sheer force eliminates secondary effects
Well that is wrong becuase every other site says other wise
That doesn't necessarily mean it. It's all the internet, nothing is truly reliable.