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What happens to reuniclus that uses subtitute with magic guard on?

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Just wondering if a Reuniclus takes damage from the subtitute or not, considering it is not an attacking move???

asked Mar 7, 2012 by Feld17

1 Answer

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Magic Guard prevents indirect damage, such as from Hail, Toxic, Curse, or Leech Seed. It does not prevent status problems, but rather protects from damaging effects. Damage caused upon being switched in, such as Stealth Rock, and Recoil is prevented except from using Struggle, and HP loss will still occur when using Belly Drum or Substitute.

So yes, Reuniclus will lose HP. Sorry, but smart thought.

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answered Mar 7, 2012 by 5th of November