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Example with Safari (My Ivysaur,) and Petilil (In X).

Safari used Take down!
It was a critical hit!
Safari took recoil damage!

Would the recoil take the critical into account, or would it be ignored?

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Yes. It would. Example:
4 Atk Abomasnow Wood Hammer vs. 0 HP / 0- Def Abomasnow: 85-101 (26.4 - 31.4%) -- guaranteed 4HKO
(8.7 - 10.3% recoil damage)
4 Atk Abomasnow Wood Hammer vs. 0 HP / 0- Def Abomasnow on a critical hit: 128-151 (39.8 - 47%) -- guaranteed 3HKO (13.1 - 15.5% recoil damage)
See? The recoil damge increased when Wood Hammer land a critical hit.

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Yes it would take into account recoil is based on the damage the move does to the Pokemon it hit thus doing more recoil on a critical hit

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Why did i.get down vote
I upvoted
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I upvoted good question! Yes the Critical hit would in fact be tied into the recoil damaging move take down making it a more powerful hit for you an your opponent heh watch out! lol

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You added nothing new. Dis oshawott’s answer was better than yours by far. I won’t downvote, but PLEASE stop answering things that cover the same points as the answer above you