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Whats the difference between a pokemons attack. an..

Spaz3 asks: Added Mar 4th 2005, ID #22468

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Whats the difference between a pokemons attack. and special attack.


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spideraman99 answered:
Added 4th Mar 2005, ID #36957
Attack is for:Normal,Fighting,Flying,Poison,Ground,Rock,Bug,Ghost,and Steel attacks.

Special Attack is for: Ice,Water,Fire,Dark,Dragon,Psychic,Grass,and Electric attacks.
darkboarder_77 answered:
Added 4th Mar 2005, ID #36977
A Special Attack is nonphysical. Here is a list of physical and special types:


Steel (I think this is a physical)

I think I named them all...

gamenerd answered:
Added 5th Mar 2005, ID #37093
Well special attack is the types:Dark, Fire, Pyscic, Dragon, Grass, Water, Electric, and Ice. Ordinary attack is: Bug, Ghost, Poison, Fighting, Ground, Rock, Flying, Normal, and Steel.

Remember, your Pokemon's Special Attack and Attack depends on thier nature. Adammant, Impish, Careful, and Jolly those are the natures that raise Special Attack.

The ones that don't are: Modest, Mild, Rash, and Quiet. The ones that raise Attack are: Bold, Modest, Calm, and Timid. And the natures that don't are: Lonely, Adammant, Naughty, and Brave.
sonny kenny answered:
Added 6th Mar 2005, ID #37253
An pokemon's attack does dammage on a non resistance and non weakness pokemons.

While the special attack does damage on a weakness pokemon and resistance pokemon so its wise to keep them mantained.
die_zombie answered:
Added 11th Mar 2005, ID #38445
Attack is for physical moves like normal, ground and rock.

Special attack is for elemental moves like water fire and grass.

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