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Ion Deluge
Battles
Type  Electric
Category  Status
PP  25 (max. 40)
Power  --
Accuracy  --%
Priority  +1
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat or Magic Bounce
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe
Self Ally
Affects all Pokémon on the field
Availability
  • Not a TM, HM or Move Tutor move.
The user disperses electrically charged particles, which changes Normal-type moves to Electric-type moves.


Effect

  • For the remainder of the current turn, Ion Deluge causes all Normal-type moves to become Electric-type instead, including status moves.
  • Ion Deluge has a priority of +1, so is used before all moves that do not have increased priority.
  • Ion Deluge does not affect Struggle. It does not affect Conversion, which still takes into account a move's original type; therefore a Pokémon with a Normal-type move at the top of its move list (including Conversion itself) using Conversion will become Normal-type and not Electric-type even under the effect of Ion Deluge. 
  • Moves with a charging turn will only change type if the user is affected by Ion Deluge on the turn the move does damage.
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