Like all the main games, each Pokémon can have an ability. These abilities work in a similar manner to in the main games and each Pokémon can have one of up to three abilities. These abilities vary from random chances to boosts in certain circumstances.

Name Effect Pokémon Knowing The Ability
Battle Armor
カブトアーマー
Prevents opponent from receiving a Critical Hit SkorupiDrapionAnorithArmaldo
Black Hole
ブラックホール
Prevents neighbouring Pokémon from moving DusclopsDusknoirSpiritomb
Blaze
もうか
When HP is less than 1/3, Attack is increased CharmanderCharmeleonCharizardChimcharMonferno
InfernapeTepigPigniteEmboar
Body Guard
ボディガード
If the partner is about to be damaged, you may switch position with the partner RoggenrolaBoldoreGigalithBeldumMetang
MetagrossMachopMachokeMachampAron
LaironAggronRhyhornRhydonRhyperior
Buddha Strength
しゃかりき
Allows you to move again if this Pokémon defeats another EeveePikachuStarlyStaraviaShinx
SandileGabiteZweilousTepigPignite
PansagePansearDarumakaRuffletEmolga
Chill
れいき
May freeze opponent if directly attacked GlaceonGlalieFroslassArticuno
Clear Body
クリアボディ
Cannot have its stats lowered BeldumMetangMetagrossRegisteel
Compoundeyes
ふくがん
Increases accuracy JoltikGalvantula
Consideration
おもいやり
Increases the Defence of two Pokémon GardevoirIgglybuffJigglypuffWigglytuffAmpharos
DragoniteMinccinoCinccinoLeavanny
Decoy
おとり
May cause opponent to miss MagikarpDrifloonDrifblim
Dodge
かたすかし
May avoid direct attacks. If so, it lowers the opponent's defence UmbreonCottoneeWhimsicottGothitaCroagunk
ToxicroakFroslassCinccinoPanpourDrifloon
DrifblimWeavile
Doze
いねむり
Recovers 1/3rd of Max HP when Asleep Munchlax
Dreadful
すごみ
May lower the movement and Speed of nearby opponent Pokémon next turn GyaradosEkansArbokDusclopsDusknoir
TyranitarGlalieBearticAxewFraxure
VolcaronaOnixSteelixSpiritomb
Edge Armor
エッジアーマー
Damages the opponent if the opponent hits the Pokémon with a direct attack VenipedeWhirlipedeScolipedePinecoForretress
PupitarRhyhornRhydonAnorithArmaldo
OnixSteelix
Fast Runner
しゅんそく
Power of moves is increased by 1 EeveeJolteonLuxrayRioluLucario
ZebstrikaSceptile
Fearless
おそれしらず
Increases Attack & Defence if the Pokémon on your side are 1/3rd in number of the opponents StarlyStaraviaStaraptorWhirlipedeToxicroak
DeinoZweilousCharmanderCharmeleonCharizard
SimisageDarmanitanBraviary
Fighting Spirit
とうこん
When HP is less than 1/3, HP is briefly increased FlareonTimburrGurdurrConkeldurrChimchar
MonfernoTepigPigniteEmboarDarumaka
DarmanitanScrafty
First Lance
いちばんやり
If the Pokémon moves first in the turn, damage is increased by 50% JolteonStaraptorScolipedeDrapionBeedrill
Scyther
Flame Body
ほのおのからだ
May Burn opponent if the opponent hits the Pokémon with a Direct Attack LitwickLampentChandelureLarvestaVolcarona
Flame Boost
ほのおブースト
Boosts Attack when hit by a Fire-type move FlareonEmboarSimisear
Flash Fire
もらいび
Increases Attack when hit by a Fire-type move FlareonLitwickLampentChandelure
Furious Vigor
ししふんじん
Increases Attack & Defence whenever the Pokémon defeats an opponent GalladeMachampSamurottInfernapeDarmanitan
Gulp
がぶのみ
If on Water, HP is recovered by 1/8th Maximum HP each turn MagikarpWooper
Guts
こんじょう
Increases Attack if affected by a Status Condition LarvitarMachopMachokeMachampTimburr
GurdurrConkeldurr
Healer
いやしのこころ
Heals neighboring allies' status ailments Audino
Healing Leaf
いやしのはっぱ
Heals Status Conditions of nearby Pokémon at the start of the turn PetililLilligantSerperiorLeavannyPansage
Heat Boiler
ヒートボイラー
If on Lava, HP is recovered by 1/8th Maximum HP each turn LitwickLampentChandelureCharmanderCharmeleon
High-Handed
たかびしゃ
Increases damage to opponents on higher ground PersianSneaselWeavile
Hindrance
じゃまだて
May lower the movement of nearby opponent Pokémon next turn UmbreonQuagsireSwadloonSkorupiPawniard
Bisharp
Humming
はなうた
May make nearby opponents fall asleep at the start of the turn IgglybuffJigglypuffWigglytuff
Hypnotic Aura
さいみんオーラ
May make nearby opponents fall asleep at the start of the turn MareepFlaaffyGothoritaGothitelleMusharna
Illusion
イリュージョン
At the start of battle, it takes on the appearance of partner ZoruaZoroark
Immunity
めんえき
Prevents Poison Snorlax
Inner Focus
せいしんりょく
Increases chance of Critical Hits ZubatGolbatCrobatRioluLucario
DragoniteSnoruntGlalieAlakazamPawniard
BisharpSneasel
Insight
ちょっかん
May allow the Pokémon to avoid attacks. Chances increase the higher the Link with the Warlords EspeonLeafeonRaltsKirliaGardevoir
RaichuGothitaGothoritaGothitelleMunna
DratiniDragonairGibleSnivyServine
AbraKadabraAlakazamTreeckoSimisage
SimisearSimipourAxewAnorithEmolga
Intimidate
いかく
Lowers the Attack of any Pokémon within range GyaradosStaraviaStaraptorShinxLuxio
LuxrayEkansArbokSandileKrokorok
Krookodile
Jamming
ジャミング
Lowers accuracy of nearby Pokémon GolbatMareepFlaaffyAmpharosDusclops
DusknoirSpiritomb
Justified
せいぎのこころ
Increases Attack when hit by a Dark-type move GalladeTerrakion
Keen Eye
するどいめ
Can't have Accuracy lowered StarlyRuffletBraviary
Last Fortress
さいごのとりで
Increases stats if the last Pokémon in your squad DragoniteTyranitarCharizardShieldonBastiodon
Leaf Robe
はっぱのころも
If on unfamiliar terrain, Defence increases when hit by an attack SnivyServineSerperiorSewaddleSwadloon
Levitate
ふゆう
Able to move over obstacles. Immune to Ground-type attacks ChinglingChimechoDuskullHydreigonGastly
HaunterGengarMisdreavusMismagiusCarnivine
Lightningrod
ひらいしん
Draws in Electric type moves and doesn't take damage and increases Attack PikachuRaichuBlitzleZebstrikaRhyhorn
RhydonRhyperior
Limber
じゅうなん
Prevents paralysis Persian
Loiter
みちくさ
Increases HP if affected by a Status Condition VenipedeSewaddle
Lucky Fortunes
きんうん
Obtains more money from chests Meowth
Lunchbox
おべんとう
Recovers HP at the start of each turn Munchlax
Magma Boiler
マグマボイラー
If on Lava, Dirt or Sand, HP recovers each turn Groudon
Mind Communion
いしんでんしん
Avoids damage from partner Pokémon EeveeRaltsKirliaGardevoirGothita
GothoritaGothitelleMunnaMinccinoCinccino
Kadabra
Mold Breaker
かたやぶり
Ignores special effects on the opponents AxewFraxureHaxorus
Money Rush
マネーラッシュ
Obtains more money from chests Meowth
Mood Maker
ムードメーカー
Increases tension of partner Pokémon within the same area MagikarpPichuIgglybuffJigglypuffWigglytuff
DratiniMinccinoCubchoo
Motor Drive
でんきエンジン
Increases Movement if hit by an Electric-type attack BlitzleZebstrika
Moxie
じしんかじょう
Increases Attack if the Pokémon has defeated an enemy SandileKrokorokKrookodileScraggyScrafty
Nimble
みがる
Can climb higher than normal EspeonCottoneeWhimsicottMeowthPersian
DragonairFroslassChimcharTreeckoGrovyle
SceptilePansearPanpourBeedrill
Omnipotence
ぜんちぜんのう
Uses various powers to deal damage of all types Arceus
Overgrow
しんりょく
When HP is less than 1/3, Attack is increased SnivyServineSerperiorTreeckoGrovyle
Sceptile
Own Tempo
マイペース
Prevents confusion PetililLilligant
Pester
いやがらせ
Opponent that takes a hit is annoyed/pestered and changes with its neighbor KrokorokKrookodileCroagunkZoruaScraggy
Poison Point
どくのトゲ
May Poison opponent if the opponent hits the Pokémon with a Direct Attack VenipedeWhirlipedeScolipede
Pride
プライド
Increases Attack & Defence when affected by a Status Condition DeinoZweilousPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
HaxorusZoroarkRuffletBraviaryScizor
Prideful Superstrength
かいりきじまん
Pushes your opponent far away MetagrossMachopMachokeTimburrGurdurr
Conkeldurr
Quiet Sleep
あんみん
Recovers 1/8th of Hit Points when Asleep WooperQuagsireBidoofBibarelSpheal
SealeoMunnaSnorlax
Recovery Aura
かいふくオーラ
Restores HP to nearby allies Audino
Regeneration Body
さいせいボディ
Recovers 1/8th of Hit Points at the beginning of each turn LeafeonPetililLilligantAbraKadabra
AlakazamAudinoMewtwo
Running Jump
じょそう
Increases damage the less you move before Attacking LeafeonLuxioBlitzleBeldumDarumaka
AronLaironAggronExcadrillLarvesta
Sandbathe
すなあび
If on sand, HP is recovered by 1/8th Maximum HP each turn LarvitarGibleGabiteDrilburExcadrill
Serial
ちょくれつ
Increases Attack if near other Electric-type Pokémon PichuShinxLuxioLuxrayJoltik
Galvantula
Shadow Smack
かげばしり
Increases movement if there are less than 3 Pokémon nearby CrobatZoroarkWeavile
Shed Skin
だっぴ
May heal from Status Conditions EkansArbokDratiniDragonairPupitar
ScraggyScrafty
Shell Armor
シェルアーマー
Prevents opponent from getting a Critical Hit Lapras
Shield
シールド
Doesn't receive damage from partners who attack enemies through it PupitarMetangShieldonBastiodon
Simple
たんじゅん
Doubles effects of Status Effects BidoofBibarel
Skater
スケーター
Can move further GlaceonSphealSealeoWalreinSnorunt
Cubchoo
Sky Energy
スカイエナジー
Increases Attack the more you move Rayquaza
Sleepy Aura
ばくすいオーラ
May make nearby opponents fall asleep at the start of the turn Musharna
Sniper
スナイパー
Increases chance of Critical Hits SkorupiDrapion
Solid Rock
ハードロック
Reduces damage from Super Effective moves Rhyperior
Spontaneous Explosion
しぜんばくはつ
Once knocked out, it may cause damage to all surrounding areas RoggenrolaBoldoreGigalithPinecoForretress
DrifloonDrifblim
Static
せいでんき
May Paralyse opponent if the opponent hits the Pokémon with a Direct Attack PichuPikachuRaichuMareepFlaaffy
AmpharosEmolga
Stealth
ステルス
If on the same terrain that works for the type, chances of avoiding damage are increased GlaceonLarvitarGarchompSnoruntCubchoo
BearticSewaddleSwadloonDrilburExcadrill
Sticky
すいつきぐせ
May Increase HP ZubatGolbatCrobatJoltikGalvantula
LarvestaVolcarona
Sturdy
がんじょう
Will not be defeated by a single hit RoggenrolaBoldoreGigalithPinecoForretress
AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon
OnixSteelix
Supplant
げこくじょう
Does more damage if the opponent is at a higher position MonfernoInfernape
Surfing Star
なみのりスター
Allows further movement when on water VaporeonOshawottDewottSamurottPiplup
PrinplupEmpoleonLapras
Swarm
むしのしらせ
When HP is less than 1/3, Attack is increased LeavannyBeedrillScytherScizor
Swordplay
たちさばき
Can evade melee attacks GalladeRioluLucarioGabiteGarchomp
OshawottDewottGrovyleFraxureDrilbur
PawniardBisharpArmaldoScytherScizor
Sympathy
きょうかん
Allows you to use Warlords Powers twice EspeonRaltsKirliaAbra
Teravolt
テラボルテージ
Ignores special effects on the opponents Zekrom
Thick Fat
あついしぼう
Halves damage from Ice & Fire-type moves SphealSealeoWalreinMunchlaxSnorlax
Torrent
げきりゅう
When HP is less than 1/3, Attack is increased OshawottDewottSamurottPiplupPrinplup
Empoleon
Turboblaze
ターボブレイズ
Ignores special effects on the opponents Reshiram
Turmoil
どさくさ
If next to a Pokémon, it will do increased damage UmbreonZubatCottoneeWhimsicottGible
CroagunkToxicroakDeinoPansageSimisage
PansearSimisearPanpourSimipourZorua
Sneasel
Unaware
てんねん
Ignores stat changes in the opponent BidoofBibarel
Vigor
きはく
Causes attacking opponent who directly attacked you to flinch/falter/recoil GyaradosWalreinTyranitarGarchompBeartic
HaxorusDialga
Volt Absorb
ちくでん
Heals HP when hit by Electric-type moves Jolteon
Water Absorb
ちょすい
Heals HP when hit by Water-type moves VaporeonWooperQuagsireLapras
Water Boost
みずブースト
Boosts Attack when hit by a Water-type move VaporeonSimipour
 
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