# POKEMON GEN 8/gameplaychanges

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## MiscellaneousEdit

- Z Moves now do 50% damage if the opponent uses Protect, but the attacks are fully blocked if you use Z-Protect or Barricade. Certain Z-Moves can break through protect though (like Aegislash' Z-Move)
- Ice Type resists Water
- Ice Types gain 50% Spc Def in Hail now
- Berserk now increases Spc Atk
*AND Atk*at half health.

## Pokemon can now learn...Edit

- Silvally can learn Earthquake now (FINALLY)
- Snorlax can learn Slack Off (#makesnorlaxgreatagain)
- Ferrothorn learns Spiky Shield (now stalling will be more hell)
- Infernape can now learn Drain Punch (FINALLY)
- Ambipom now learns Tail Slap
- Rapidash, Ninjask, Lycanroc, Zebstrika, Greninja, Crobat, Staraptor, the Eeveelutions, Talonflame, and Sceptile learn Extremespeed from the Move Tutor. (No salamence nor pinsir because they would be even more OP) BUT STARAPTOR WITH PRIORITY YEEE
- Bronzong can now learn Heal Bell (that buff :^))
- Togekiss can now learn Moonblast (why did they give it the fairy typing)
- Whirlipede learns Rapid Spin
- Hawlucha can now learn Body Slam and Submission (120 BP submission about to kick your a*s)
- Solrock and Lunatone learn Morning Sun and Moonlight leveling up

## Move Buffs/NerfsEdit

- Submission now has 120 Base Power, the 25% damage taken is changed to 1/3 damage taken with recoil and has 100% accuracy. The move has been moved to be learned at higher levels for those who could learn it. It's basically a Fighting Type Flare Blitz/Wood Hammer
- Octazooka now has 80 base power and 100% accuracy, the 50% accuracy lower chance still remains.
- Iron Tail now has 80% accuracy
- Cross Chop now has 85% accuracy
- Knock Off now has 60 base power (scizor OP)
- Payback now has 60 Base Power
- Focus
~~Miss~~now has 80% accuracy, but the damage is now 110 - The Elemental Fangs now do 70 base damage, accuracy remains the same
- Multi-Attack now has 100 base power
- Earthquake now does 95 damage (WHAT! HOW COULD YOU DO THIS!)
- Dragon Rush now has 120 base damage, but the accuracy is now 70%. Flinch chance remains.
- FLAME CHARGE NOW HAS 90 BASE POWER, FINALLY A GOOD FIRE TYPE PHYSICAL MOVE MANY CAN LEARN. It has a 30% chance to increase speed and 10% chance to burn. Flame Charge now is learned at higher levels for anyone who can learn it.

## Stat ChangesEdit

- Silvally now has 600 BST with 100/100/100/100/100/100 (BUFF MY N*GGA)
- Mega Garchomps stats have changed, the new stats are 108/160/115/110/105/102 (#makegarchompgreatagain)
- Mega Heracross stats have changed, the new stats are 80/180/115/40/105/80 (#makeheracrossbetter)
- Mega Banettes stats have changed, the new stats are 64/160/75/93/83/80 (#makebanettedosomethingnowthatgen7nerfedthemega)
- Mr Mime has +10 defense now
- Ledian has new stats, 55/90/50/45/80/90
- Magcargo gets +10 in Spc Def
- Smeargle gains +10 in Speed and +10 in Defense
- Scrafty gets +10 in attack

## Ability ChangesEdit

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