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I was wondering this because I was making a team for the pikachu cup. I was wondering if you use Eerie Impulse on a target with Volt Absorb/Lightning Rod/Motor Drive, does it affect them or will it be absorbed?


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Yes, they do.

Proof: http://replay.pokemonshowdown.com/ou-258433838

Volt Absorb and Lightning Rod both activated on Eerie Impulse, as seen in the replay above. The move's effects were also cancelled out. Since Motor Drive works in a similar fashion as the other two abilities, it is safe to assume it would do the same.

Hope I helped!

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