AOTW: Huge Power and Pure Power

How’s it going, trainers and trainerettes? Your portly purveyor of potent passive pokémon powers is back this week with some peculiar “P”-themed wordplay and yet another Ability of the Week! A couple of weeks ago we recorded episode 40 of It’s Super Effective, and went over a whopping five featured teams. During the episode, we talked about Pierre’s team, and his Cubone. You’ll notice the held item, Thick Club attached to Cubone. This item doubles the Attack stat of Cubone and its evolution, Marowak. And I thought to myself, “Man, Wil. You need to be not so fat.” But then I thought, “Wouldn’t it be great if there was an Ability with the same effect as the Thick Club?” Well, after I gave up on the notion of not being so fat (this is America, after all), I found not one, but TWO Abilities that can do the same thing as the Thick Club for your pokémon. Settle in, this is Ability of the Week: Huge Power AND Pure Power!

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