The item Guard Spec. is supposed to prevent reduction of stats from moves like Growl. Does this also cover accuracy reduction from things like Sand Attack?

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Yes. Accuracy is a stat which can be reduced by the enemy, so Guard Spec. will protect against accuracy reductions.

  • Do you happen to have a source or do you just remember this being the case?
    – Jack M
    Apr 9, 2020 at 16:34
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    I looked it up on bulbapedia, but there's no reason to believe it wouldn't. Apr 9, 2020 at 17:29

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