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What would happen if you lowered a stat by so that it would be 1?

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Example: Lvl. 1 Shuckle, Contrary, Brave nature, No IVs or EVs in Speed used Rock-polish. Would Rock-polish Fail if it got to the point where it would lower the speed to less than 1? If not would it effect Gyro-ball?

asked Dec 3, 2011 by Speed freak

3 Answers

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Best answer

No. If given just a decimal for a stat value, a stat automatically rounds up to 1, even if it's something like .0001. Same thing happens when your attack is so weak, it wouldn't do anything. (Imagine a level 1 magby using ember on a level 100 Omastar. The damage would do next to nothing, but it rounds up to 1.)

answered Dec 4, 2011 by DarkTyphlosion
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My guess is that it would stay at one. No stat can go below 0 unless you're hacking.

answered Dec 3, 2011 by XtremeKiller
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it would stay at 1 but u would still be able to use it 3 times for the +6 or in this case -6 :)
but tbh idk why u would even consider a brave set??

answered Dec 3, 2011 by gio1991
It was a Hypothetical question. I would never use this set in competitive.