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Guys I am running an Axew with the ability rivalry. Now here is my question: I know it deals more damage to POKEMON of the same gender (×1.25),but does it deal less damage to the opposite gender for the same? Should I use it? Please help!

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No
If opponent is of opposite gender it does 0.75x
And if opponent is genderless it has no effect. i.e base power stays at 1x.
In game gender is approximately 1:1. You'd be better off with mold breaker.

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But wouldn't that just average out to having no effect?
My bad, i thought the question asked whether it deals 1.25x on same gender, instead of whether the ability is good
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I don't think it is a good idea. Since most people just have random genders, statistically, you'll probably see both genders equally. Unless there is a really hard gym leader Pokemon like Whitney's Miltank you want to use it on I would not recommend it. Mold Breaker is better.

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