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Does a battle tie, if one Pokemon dies from recoil and one from poisoning?

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Example:
Pokemon 1 ITEM toxic orb
Pokemon 2 can use take down

Both pokemon battle until a take down kills pokemon 2 through recoil. Then pokemon 1 dies of toxic orb in the same turn.

Is it a tie?

asked Jul 4, 2011 by Tysonyoshi
edited Jun 2, 2012 by Pokemaster

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Normally the pokemon using takedown will lose. In the game, if recoil damage kills a pokemon, & another pokemon then dies of poison, the poisoning will happen at end of turn so it technically was KO ed last so the trainer with the pokemon that was poisoned won.

This is what has happened out of my personal experience. hope it helps :)

EDIT- I just remembered something else; the recoil would damage the opponent right after the move was used. In some games, the end of turn damage is not calculated if the first fainted pokemon has fainted (ex if in a hailstorm & you beat the wild pokemon before the first turn is over, you won't be hit by hail). Normally, a pokemon (unless seriously damaged) won't die of recoil, but that is an interesting situation

answered Jul 4, 2011 by Eoko
edited Jul 5, 2011 by Eoko
Yes, whoever's pokemon fainted first would lose. In this case, the Take Down user would lose the battle, since the recoil damage is always calculated before any passive effects take place (status, weather, etc.)