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Stance Change (Ability)

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In battle
===In battle===
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====Generation VI====
Stance Change allows Aegislash to switch between Shield Forme (high defensive stats, low offensive stats) and Blade Forme (high offensive stats, low defensive stats). Aegislash is always in Shield Forme if it is not battling, and as such, switching out reverts it to Shield Forme.
If Shield Forme Aegislash uses a damaging move, it changes to Blade Forme immediately before using the move. If Blade Forme Aegislash uses {{m|King's Shield}}, it changes to Shield Forme immediately before using the move. [[Status move]]s other than King's Shield will not change its Forme. {{cat|Moves that call other moves}}, such as {{m|Sleep Talk}}, will not change its Forme, even if they call a damaging move or King's Shield.
If Aegislash attempts to use a move, even if it cannot execute it due to an effect such as a [[status condition]] or, {{status|confusion}}, or [[Obedience|disobedience]], Stance Change still activates accordingly.
{{m|Role Play}}, {{m|Gastro Acid}}, {{m|Worry Seed}}, {{m|Simple Beam}}, and {{m|Entrainment}} fail if the target has the Ability Stance Change. {{m|Skill Swap}} fails if either Pokémon has Stance Change. Stance Change cannot be copied by {{a|Trace}}, {{a|Power of Alchemy}}, or {{a|Receiver}}. Stance Change cannot be replaced by {{a|Mummy}} or suppressed by {{m|Core Enforcer}}. If a Pokémon other than Aegislash obtains Stance Change with {{a|Imposter}} or {{m|Transform}}, the Pokémon will not change Formes.