As with all new Pokémon generations, Pokémon X & Y introduce a variety of new abilities. This page is to list all of the new abilities introduced in Pokémon X & Y. Click their names to go to the Ability page for it.

Name Effect
Aerilate Normal-type moves become Flying-type moves.
Aroma Veil Protects allies from attacks that effect their mental state.
Aura Break The effects of Aura Abilities are reversed.
Bulletproof Protects the Pokémon from some ball and bomb moves.
Cheek Pouch Restores HP as well when the Pokémon eats a Berry.
Competitive Boosts the Sp. Atk stat when a stat is lowered.
Dark Aura Powers up each Pokémon's Dark-type moves.
Fairy Aura Powers up each Pokémon's Fairy-type moves.
Flower Veil Prevents lowering of ally Grass-type Pokémon's stats.
Fur Coat Halves damage from physical moves.
Gale Wings Gives priority to Flying-type moves.
Gooey Contact with the Pokémon lowers the attacker's Speed stat.
Grass Pelt Boosts the Defense stat when the terrain is grass.
Magician The Pokémon steals the held item of a Pokémon it hits with a move.
Mega Launcher Powers up aura and pulse moves.
Parental Bond Parent and child attack together.
Pixilate Normal-type moves become Fairy-type moves.
Protean Changes the Pokémon's type to the type of the move it just used.
Refrigerate Normal-type moves become Ice-type moves.
Stance Change The Pokémon changes form depending on how it battles.
Strong Jaw The Pokémon's strong jaw gives it tremendous biting power.
Sweet Veil Prevents ally Pokémon from falling asleep.
Symbiosis The Pokémon can pass an item to an ally.
Tough Claws Powers up moves that make direct contact.