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Gen 8 Random in Pokemon Showdown. This time against this trainer, he set up Sticky Web then switched into Galvantula but it did not get slowed down when I expected it to. Why did that happen?
Here's the replay - https://replay.pokemonshowdown.com/gen8randombattle-1469775610

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Heavy-Duty Boots

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It was mostly likely holding the Heavy-Duty Boots

Heavy-Duty Boots (Japanese: あつぞこブーツ Thick-Soled Boots) is a type of held item introduced in Generation VIII.
The holder is unaffected by the effects of entry hazards.

Source: https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Heavy-Duty_Boots

(Entry hazards = Spikes, Pointed stones (Stealth Rock), Sticky Web, Poison spikes (Toxic Spikes) and Sharp steel (G-Max Steelsurge))

A lot Pokémon hold this item in competitive battles to avoid getting crippled by hazards (especially Stealth Rock). In this case Galvantula was holding the boots to avoid losing 1/4 of its health thanks to the battle staple pointed stones, so it wasn't slowed down by your Sticky Web.

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