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What happens if a ghost pokemon uses curse on Kecleon in Gen IV?

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Hypothetically, Kecleon should become a ??? typework as color change "Changes the Pokémon's type to the foe's move" ( http://pokemondb.net/ability/color-change ). If this works, what are the defenses/weaknesses it gets, ect. Or, because curse has no defined type, does Kecleon not change?

asked May 31, 2011 by Fritjof
edited May 31, 2011 by trachy

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"When hit by a damage-dealing move, a Pokémon with Color Change will change its type so that it is the same as that of the move that harmed it. If the Pokémon with Color Change has a Substitute, its type will not change if it is hit by a damage-dealing move until after the Substitute is broken. It will change both types of a dual-typed Pokémon which has gained this Ability. This Ability does not apply to Shadow."

It wouldn't change since Color change only activates when hit by a damaging move. Curse, when used by a ghost, is considered a secondary status. (You can switch out to get rid of it, and it doesn't direclty damage Kecleon.)

answered May 31, 2011 by DarkTyphlosion