Originally Posted by Marth
@YoungLink: For make it less complex, we put 500 and 400 base damage instead of "Double power" or "Half defense".
I have never heard of it halving anything's defense or raising attack. All Selfdestruct and Explosion do is attack at 200 or 250 base power respectively and knock out the user, and it has always been that way as far as I have ever known.
Did I miss something?