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An entry hazard is any battlefield effect that affects the opponent's Pokémon as they are sent out of their Poké Ball. Any Pokémon already on the battlefield when these effects begin will be unaffected. All moves that create entry hazards are status moves.
The following moves create entry hazards of various types:
|Moves by effect|
| Burn • Confuse • Damage • Entry hazards • Flinch|
Freeze • Paralyze • Poison • Sleep
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