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What does STAB mean?

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STAB stands for Same Type Attack Bonus.

So if I had a Magby and it used Ember, it would get STAB seeing as both are Fire type.

Ember's power is 40 but with STAB adds on 50%, so 40 x 1.5 = 60 so Embers power becomes 60. Duel types like Crobat will get STAB on two types - in Crobat's case Poison and Flying moves will get the 50% bonus.

More information on the type chart page.

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I thought it was some kind of powerful attack of a pokemon.
thank you so much! Pokemon is much deeper than I ever thought... >_<
Deeper ;) lol
That comment makes me look at you different Blob lol