Is the Amazing Destruction (Yveltal) knock out an effect or part of the attack?


Shining Fates Amazing Rare Yveltal has the following attack text:

Amazing Destruction

Your opponent’s Active Pokémon is Knocked Out.

That is an attack, and the effect of that attack is that the opponent’s Pokémon is knocked out. A Pokémon that was protected from the effects of attacks would be protected from that; it is not dealing damage.

  • So a card like Big Parasol would block it I assume? – Beerhunter Mar 19 at 7:51
  • Correct. Big Parasol would block it from doing anything if it were on the active Pokémon. – Joe Mar 19 at 10:52

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