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If you have a skitty/delcatty with normalize and a ghost type comes in, your basically done for.

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Cuz GameFreak hates Skitty and Delcatty

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Well... I have two answers

1) The obvious one: Gamefreak made it that way
Maybe they added it so there is a variety of abilities, etc.

2) STAB
Since normalize is skitty/delcatty's special abiltiy (no other Pokemon can have this ability normally), it boosts up their low attacking power.

Hope I helped!

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it's for STAB. That's it.

just like Truant and Slow Start I would consider it a hindering ability, since Normal isnt SE against anything , resisted by 2 types and has no affect against Ghosts.

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when i refresh my page...2 answers show up: your's and mine XD
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I just had to throw an answer here.

In normal tiers Normalize is a not very special abillity except the fact that it sucks. But in fun created tiers where you can have any ability on any Pokemon, You can take a ghost Pokemon with block and skill swap and give it normalize. You start with using block, after that you use skill swap to give the foe Normalize which changes the type of the foe's moves to normal type moves. After you done those two thing he will be able to do nothing. He can't switch and if he attacks the move will miss sisnce normal type moves has no effect on you.

Also you use skitty for the cuteness not for the strength.

////Jofly

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I have one idea here that could be useful. It's only really a thought, probably not very good, but here I go anyhow.
Normalize could be used to have Skitty/Delcatty use moves on Rock-type and/or Steel-type Pokemon that would normally be super-effective otherwise, or could be used to give its own moves the ability to hit opponents that would otherwise be immune to them.
For the first example, you could use Wake-Up Slap on your ally to deal less damage while also waking them after a Rest or Hypnosis or the like. For the second example, you're actually able to use a Normalized Thunder Wave on Ground-type Pokemon (though it becomes ineffective against Ghost-types). Going off from the second example, this means you can also use Thunder on Ground-types, though considering Delcatty has a whopping 55 Special Attack I'm pretty sure it's not happening. Though the ability to use Toxic on Steel-types is a pretty nice thing...even though Salazzle can do that way better now. Dream Eater on Dark-Types, Mud Bomb on Flying-Types...I mean that's pretty much it with Skitty and Delcatty.
Gods I wish they had Entrainment, that would make them so much better to use.

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