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I was just wondering if a Pokemon's Nature was inverted if they had the Ability Contrary. For example: would a Jolly Pokemon have a buffed Special Attack and a nerfed Speed stat instead?
Also, if a Contrary Pokemon was holding an Iron Ball would its Speed be buffed or nerfed?

Thank you.

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Only stat changes are affected by contrary. So natures and items act as they would on any other Pokemon.

Source: Personal experience and various sites.