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Why didn't my Alakazam's ability activate?

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It had synchronize and i had a flame orb and once i got burned it didn't pass it o.e tho magic guard is better, this is in game so i can't get it...

asked Aug 27, 2012 by Gʟɪɢᴜʀʀ
retagged Aug 27, 2012 by Nindzya

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If the opponent causes a burn, paralysis, or poisoning of a Pokemon
with Synchronize, the opponent receives the status condition too.
Self-inflicted status conditions (for example through the use of an
item) are not passed on.

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answered Aug 27, 2012 by Nindzya
selected Aug 27, 2012 by Gʟɪɢᴜʀʀ
well that sucks
Lol *Filler*