Opening variation set.
Chess Board is one of the Field Effects. It appears in Radomus's gym. Unlike most other field effects, it cannot be summoned by any means, whether by transforming another field or by some combination of moves, nor can it be transformed by any permanent means.
Chess Attacks[edit | edit source]
Psychic, Strength, Ancient Power and Continental Crush will become Chess Moves, boosted to 1.5x base power and applying additional Rock-type damage. Chess Moves deal 2x damage to Pokémon with Oblivious, Simple, Klutz, and Unaware, as well as those suffering from confusion, but 0.5x damage against Pokémon with Adaptability, Synchronize, Telepathy, and Anticipation.
Abilities Affected[edit | edit source]
- Pokemon with Queenly Majesty deal x1.5 damage
Moves Affected[edit | edit source]
Moves that increase in base power to 1.5x[edit | edit source]
Moves with amplified stat changes[edit | edit source]
Other moves[edit | edit source]
- Trick Room lasts for 8 turns
- Nature Power will become Ancient Power
- Secret Power may increase the user's Defense
- Camouflage will turn the user into the Psychic type
Transitions to other Field Effects[edit | edit source]
Seed[edit | edit source]