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Stat-changing attacks are Charged Attacks that have a chance to trigger stat boosts. These boosts may either raise or lower the stats of the attacking or defending Pokémon.[1] There are currently 26 available stat-changing attacks.

Stat boosts only occur during Trainer Battles and battles against Team GO Rocket members. Stats boosts can occur no matter the opponent uses Protect Shield or not.

List of stat-changing attacks

The following list contains all of the currently available stat-changing attacks.

Type Attack Activation Chance Attacker Defender
Attack Defense Attack Defense
Icon Poison Acid Spray 100% - - - -2
Icon Rock Ancient Power 10% +2 +2 - -
Icon Water Bubble Beam 100% - - -1 -
Icon Fighting Close Combat 100% - -2 - -
Icon Water Crabhammer 12.5% +2 - - -
Icon Dragon Draco Meteor 100% -2 - - -
Icon Ground Earth Power 10% - - - -1
Icon Grass Energy Ball 10% - - - -1
Icon Bug Fell Stinger 100% +1 - - -
Icon Ice Icy Wind 100% - - -1 -
Icon Grass Leaf Tornado 50% - - -2 -
Icon Steel Mirror Shot 30% - - -1 -
Icon Fairy Moonblast 30% - - -1 -
Icon Water Muddy Water 30% - - -1 -
Icon Dark Night Slash 12.5% +2 - - -
Icon Water Octazooka 50% - - -2 -
Icon Ghost Ominous Wind 10% +2 +2 - -
Icon Fire Overheat 100% -2 - - -
Icon Fighting Power-Up Punch 100% +1 - - -
Icon Psychic Psychic 10% - - - -1
Icon Psychic Psycho Boost 100% -2 - - -
Icon Ground Sand Tomb 100% - - - -1
Icon Bug Silver Wind 10% +2 +2 - -
Icon Normal Skull Bash 100% - +1 - -
Icon Fighting Superpower 100% -1 -1 - -
Icon Electric Wild Charge 100% - -2 - -

Trivia

  • The first attacks introduced were Ancient Power, Ominous Wind and Silver Wind with the start of February 2019 Community Day, featuring Swinub.[1]
  • Power-Up Punch was introduced during the Battle Showdown 2019.[2]
  • Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado were introduced during the Equinox 2019.[3]
  • Earth Power was introduced following the Lure Module update.[4]
  • Skull Bash was added with the July 2019 combat system update.[5]
  • Muddy Water became available at the beginning of the July 2019 Community Day, featuring Mudkip.
  • Crabhammer was introduced during the Water Festival 2019.[6]
  • Bubble Beam and Psychic were updated with the September 2019 combat system update.[7]
  • Close Combat, Draco Meteor, Icy Wind, Night Slash, Overheat, Psycho Boost, and Sand Tomb were updated with the December 2019 combat system update.[8]
  • Fell Stinger, Mirror Shot, Octazooka, and Superpower were added with the December 2019 combat system update.[8]
  • Ancient Power, Energy Ball, Leaf Tornado, Ominous Wind and Silver Wind were updated with the April 2020 combat system update.[9]
  • Moonblast and Wild Charge were updated with the start of Season 2.[10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Stat Boosts Come to Trainer Battles!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-02-14.
  2. Challenge fellow Trainers in our Battle Showdown event!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-03-05.
  3. Celebrate the equinox with Pokémon GO!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-03-18.
  4. Harness the power of special new lures, and meet more Pokémon!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-05-18.
  5. Community Note: New attacks and updates for Trainer Battles. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-07-10.
  6. Dive into Water Festival 2019!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-08-16.
  7. Community Note: Combat-system updates, more attacks, and other changes coming to Trainer Battles. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-01-05.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Community Note: GO Battle League preview, combat system update, legacy attacks, and more!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-12-16.
  9. Community Note: Trainer Battle attack updates for Grass-type month. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-04-03.
  10. GO Battle League Season 2 begins Monday, May 11, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7). Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-04-29.
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