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I was thinking about pokémon abilities this morning, and these two abilities came up to my head. Which one is competitively better?

Some answerer help: Clear Body stops the effects of the ever present intimidate and even grants immunity to sticky web.  A lot of Clear body pokemon are physical. Magic Bounce has no anti-intimidate effects and is still affected by sticky webs, but bounce hazards and, the also ever present, toxic back. Magic Bouncers also tend to be Special.

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Magic Bounce!

Magic Bounce is better as it deflects nearly all status moves back at the opponent. This includes Stealth Rocks, Leech Seed, Toxic, Thunder Wave, Will-O-Wisp, and Taunt. This will ruin setup strategies like those who rely on entry hazards. Moves commonly used like Taunt and status inflictors won't affect you; they'll just bounce back and work in your favor.

Reflects the effect of all stat lowering status moves (excluding Memento), non-damaging status condition-inducing moves, entry hazard moves, moves like Taunt and Torment, and so on back to the user.

While Clear Body does prevent stat lowering, Magic Bounce does that and more!

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