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I used Sheer Cold on a No Guard Machamp in a battle against my friend and it missed!! What happened?
*The Machamp and my Lapras were both Level 100.

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Did the machamp use any evasion moves like double team?
No, Sheer Cold was the first move used.

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OHKO moves do not fall under that rule (otherwise any Pokemon could guarantee to take Machamp down in one move). They are still only 30% likely to hit.

All other moves will hit Machamp though, including ones like Zap Cannon (only 50% accuracy normally).

That kinda goes against all of my experience with my No Guard Machamp against a Guillotine Sub P-Healing Gliscor, where Guillotine hit the first time it was used.
Hey, this was in 2011, if you check the dates. Hence, this answer is correct keeping those mechanics in mind.