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Deals damage, and steals the target's hold item. It will not steal the target's hold item if:
- The user is holding an item
- The user is a wild Puppet or a NPC trainer
- The target is holding mail
- The target has the Collector ability
- The target is immune to Dark-type attacks
Link battles, Battle Frontier battles, and simulator battles will return all items to their original holders at their conclusion.