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Posted by Aragorn IV (Member # 1082) on 10-26-2000, 08:44 PM:
Hey, I'm new to this forum (not to Pokemon though) and I've been reading up on your conversations. I have a question, what do the initials "STAB" stand for? I keep seeing it on the posts and it's driving me crazy!!!!! Anyways, I'll be posting my R/B/Y team shortly (I don't have G/S yet) Thanx for the info.
Posted by Muku (Member # 1052) on 10-26-2000, 08:51 PM:
I'm new here too but I can still help you. STAB = Same Type Advantage Bonus.
For example, an Arcanine using Flamethrower would do more damage than Starmie (?) using Flamethrower because Flamethrower is a fire type move.
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Posted by Lugia -The Flying Fish (Member # 1044) on 10-26-2000, 09:39 PM:
I thought STAB meant Same Type Attack Bonus...
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