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Sorry for the confusion title question if it's confusing. This is what I mean: Let's say that a Krookodile uses a +2 Darkest Lariat against an Unaware Quagsire that uses has a +2 defense boost because it used twice? How would Darkest Lariat work? Would it ignore the +2 defense on the Unaware Quagsire, or would the +2 Darkest Lariat not ignore the +2 defense boost because of Unaware?

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Im assuming that it ignores the defensive boost
Unaware does not block move effects, and so there is no reason that it should be ignores
But, quagsire WILL ignore the +2 attack that krookidile has.
and Iused incineroar cause I don't think it really mattered. If you want, I can change it.

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Ok, so there are four calcs that you would want to be aware of. (Pun intended).

+2 252+ Atk Incineroar Darkest Lariat vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Unaware Quagsire: 112-133 (28.4 - 33.7%) -- 0.7% chance to 3HKO

So this thing has unaware, and it ignores the boosts. Let's say it gets turboblaze, just because I like the idea of a blazing quag boi. Anyways:

+2 252+ Atk Incineroar Darkest Lariat vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Quagsire: 223-264 (56.5 - 67%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

See, so unaware does ignore the boosts. Now here's the thing. In the Unaware calc, I used defense investment and no defense investment in both calcs. Both gave the same result. So, therefore, Darkest lariat does ignore the defense boost, and unaware ignores the attack.

Hope this helps :)

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Interesting. Thanks.
Thanks :)