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what boosts fairy types?
When the type of a move matches one of the types of the Pokémon using it, the attack power will be increased by 50%. This is referred to as [[same-type attack bonus]], or STAB for short. As an example, an {{p|Aron}} that knows the {{type|Steel}} move {{m|Metal Claw}} will have the move's power increased by 50% because one of Aron's types is Steel; the power of {{m|Cut}} would not be increased (because none of Aron's types is Normal).
Some types of field effects, {{Abilities}}, and [[held item]]s affect moves of a certain type. {{m|Sunny Day}}, for example, causes {{type|Fire}} moves to increase in power, while {{a|Levitate}} causes {{type|Ground}} moves to not work on the Pokémon with this Ability. Likewise,some eachtypes type hashave a [[Type-enhancing item|specific held item]] that can be given to a Pokémon that will power up one of the specific types by 20% (10% prior to Generation IV), such as the [[Metal Coat]], which powers up {{type|Steel}} moves.
{{cat|moves that change a Pokémon's type|Some moves}} can change the type of a Pokémon. For example, {{m|Camouflage}} changes the user's type to a type corresponding to the battlefield terrain. Abilities can also change the type of a Pokémon. So far, the only such Abilities are {{a|Color Change}}, {{a|Multitype}}, {{a|Protean}}, and {{a|RKS System}}.