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PsyDork
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posted 11-12-2000 01:22 AM      Profile for PsyDork     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
According to almost everyone on this board, Steel Wing has a 9.8% chance of lowering the opponents defense.

HOWEVER, in my experience, and by that I mean battling, Steel Wing seems to raise my defense. My game is not messed up. I use Steel Wing, it tells me my defense went up.

I am not getting it confused with Metal Claw, Iron Tail, or any other steel-type attack, so what I want to know is this; where do you guys get your information? I know what I see when I'm battling, and I see that Steel Wing raises my defense. Why?!

I need to clear this up, and I'm sick of people thinking I'm an idiot just because I pay close attention to my in-battle messages. What is everyone's experience with Steel Wing? Did it lower your opponents defense, or did it raise your defense? I need to know!!!

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Jackdaw
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posted 11-12-2000 06:39 AM      Profile for Jackdaw   Author's Homepage   Email Jackdaw   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
It raises your pokemon's defense.

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Zane
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posted 11-12-2000 04:22 PM      Profile for Zane   Email Zane   Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I love Steel Wing (Go Skarmory!). It has something like a 20% chance of raising your own defense. That makes more sense than lowering your opponent's defense anyway. The move would harden a creature's wings right before striking them meaning thier Defense would raise.

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