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Stance Change (Ability)

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In battle
==Effect==
===In battle===
Stance Change allows Aegislash to switch between Shield Forme (high defensive stats, low offensive stats) and Blade Forme (high offensive stats, low defensive stats). WhenAegislash is always in Shield Forme if it is sentnot intobattling, battleand itas beginssuch, inswitching itsout reverts it to Shield Forme. It changes to Blade Forme when using ana attackingdamaging move, and reverts to Shield Forme when using {{m|King's Shield}}. Other[[Status statusmove]]s movesother than King's Shield will not change its form. Switching{{cat|Moves outthat revertscall itother tomoves}}, Shieldsuch Formeas {{m|Sleep Talk}}, regardlesswill ofnot whatchange Aegislash's Forme, iteven wasif priorthey tocall beinga switcheddamaging outmove or King's Shield.
 
Stance Change cannot be {{a|Trace}}d, copied with {{m|Role Play}}, suppressed with {{m|Gastro Acid}}, or replaced with {{m|Simple Beam}} or {{m|Skill Swap}}. The Ability activates prior to and independently of any checks for status conditions that may stop the execution of the user's attack, such as {{status|paralysissleep}} or {{status|confusion}}.
 
Stance Change cannot be {{a|Trace}}d, copied with {{m|Role Play}}, suppressed with {{m|Gastro Acid}}, or replaced with {{m|Simple Beam}}, {{m|Worry Seed}}, {{m|Entrainment}}, or {{m|Skill Swap}}. If a Pokémon other than Aegislash obtains Stance Change with {{a|Imposter}}, the Pokémon will not change Formes.
 
===Outside of battle===