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Does Aftermath require physical contact in order to activate?

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Or can it activate by a Special hit?

What about status?

asked Jan 9, 2012 by trachy

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It doesn't have to be from a Physical hit. It must be from a direct attack in order to activate Aftermath. Earthquake won't trigger it, but Brick Break will. It must make contact. There are a couple of Special Direct Attacks. And no, status will not affect Aftermath.

Source: Experience and Bulbapedia

The special direct attacks that will activate Aftermath: Grass Knot, Trump Card, Petal Dance, Wring Out.

answered Jan 10, 2012 by Mewderator
Than you!