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I have an Aegislash with 5IVs in HP, Defense, Sp. defence, Sp. attack and Speed and say I have a Pokemon of the same egg-group with a power bracer. If the Aegislash holds a destiny knot and the other Pokemon holds the power bracer, does that guarantee the chances of a 6IV Honedge?

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No. The Power Bracer takes up one of the guaranteed 5IVs passed through Destiny Knot. All it does is ensure that the Attack IV will be passed.

From Pokémon X and Y onward, if at least one parent holds a Destiny Knot, the baby will inherit five IVs instead of three.
This can be combined with an EV-enhancing item to ensure that one desired IV is always inherited; however, the offspring will still inherit only a total of five IVs from its parents (the EV-enhancing item simply guarantees which IV will be transferred for one of the five that the Destiny Knot allows).

Source: http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Pokémon_breeding#Inheriting_stats

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