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
Bodyguard
ボディガード
If the partner is about to be damaged, you may switch position with the partner RoggenrolaBoldoreGigalithBeldumMetang
MetagrossMachopMachokeMachampAron
LaironAggronRhyhornRhydonRhyperior
Celebrate
しゃかりき
Allows you to move again if this Pokémon defeats another EeveePikachuStarlyStaraviaShinx
SandileGabiteZweilousTepigPignite
PansagePansearDarumakaRuffletEmolga
Frostbite
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
Confidence
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
Power Nap
いねむり
Recovers 1/3rd of Max HP when Asleep Munchlax
Frighten
すごみ
May lower the movement and Speed of nearby opponent Pokémon next turn GyaradosEkansArbokDusclopsDusknoir
TyranitarGlalieBearticAxewFraxure
VolcaronaOnixSteelixSpiritomb
Jagged Edge
エッジアーマー
Damages the opponent if the opponent hits the Pokémon with a direct attack VenipedeWhirlipedeScolipedePinecoForretress
PupitarRhyhornRhydonAnorithArmaldo
OnixSteelix
Sprint
しゅんそく
Movement range is increased by 1 EeveeJolteonLuxrayRioluLucario
ZebstrikaSceptile
Hero
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
Spirit
とうこん
When HP is less than 1/3, HP is briefly increased FlareonTimburrGurdurrConkeldurrChimchar
MonfernoTepigPigniteEmboarDarumaka
DarmanitanScrafty
Vanguard
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
Conqueror
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
Nurse
いやしのはっぱ
Heals Status Conditions of nearby Pokémon at the start of the turn PetililLilligantSerperiorLeavannyPansage
Warm Blanket
ヒートボイラー
If on Lava, HP is recovered by 1/8th Maximum HP each turn LitwickLampentChandelureCharmanderCharmeleon
High-rise
たかびしゃ
Increases damage to opponents on higher ground PersianSneaselWeavile
Shackle
じゃまだて
May lower the movement of nearby opponent Pokémon next turn UmbreonQuagsireSwadloonSkorupiPawniard
Bisharp
Lullaby
はなうた
May make nearby opponents fall asleep at the start of the turn IgglybuffJigglypuffWigglytuff
Calming
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
Prevents flinching ZubatGolbatCrobatRioluLucario
DragoniteSnoruntGlalieAlakazamPawniard
BisharpSneasel
Instinct
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
Interference
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 Bastion
さいごのとりで
Increases stats if the last Pokémon in your squad DragoniteTyranitarCharizardShieldonBastiodon
Grass Cloak
はっぱのころも
Increases Defense when on grass 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
Herbivore
みちくさ
Increases HP if affected by a Status Condition VenipedeSewaddle
Fortune
きんうん
Obtains more gold from chests Meowth
Lunchbox
おべんとう
Recovers HP at the start of each turn Munchlax
Hot Blooded
マグマボイラー
If on Lava, Dirt or Sand, HP recovers each turn Groudon
Perception
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
Bonanza
マネーラッシュ
Obtains more gold 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
Mountaineer
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
Disgust
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
Thrust
かいりきじまん
Pushes your opponent far away MetagrossMachopMachokeTimburrGurdurr
Conkeldurr
Deep Sleep
あんみん
Recovers 1/8th of Hit Points when Asleep WooperQuagsireBidoofBibarelSpheal
SealeoMunnaSnorlax
Medic
かいふくオーラ
Restores HP to nearby allies Audino
Life Force
さいせいボディ
Recovers 1/8th of Hit Points at the beginning of each turn LeafeonPetililLilligantAbraKadabra
AlakazamAudinoMewtwo
Run Up
じょそう
Increases damage the less you move before Attacking LeafeonLuxioBlitzleBeldumDarumaka
AronLaironAggronExcadrillLarvesta
Sandpit
すなあび
If on sand, HP is recovered by 1/8th Maximum HP each turn LarvitarGibleGabiteDrilburExcadrill
Sequence
ちょくれつ
Increases Attack if near other Electric-type Pokémon PichuShinxLuxioLuxrayJoltik
Galvantula
Shadow Dash
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
The Pokémon can act as a decoy, protecting allies from enemy moves. PupitarMetangShieldonBastiodon
Simple
たんじゅん
Doubles effects of Status Effects BidoofBibarel
Skater
スケーター
Can move further GlaceonSphealSealeoWalreinSnorunt
Cubchoo
Nomad
スカイエナジー
Increases Attack the more you move Rayquaza
Daze
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
Explode
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
Sponge
すいつきぐせ
May absorb HP of nearby Pokémon ZubatGolbatCrobatJoltikGalvantula
LarvestaVolcarona
Sturdy
がんじょう
Will not be defeated by a single hit RoggenrolaBoldoreGigalithPinecoForretress
AronLaironAggronShieldonBastiodon
OnixSteelix
Climber
げこくじょう
Does more damage if the opponent is at a higher position MonfernoInfernape
Wave Rider
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
Parry
たちさばき
Can evade melee attacks GalladeRioluLucarioGabiteGarchomp
OshawottDewottGrovyleFraxureDrilbur
PawniardBisharpArmaldoScytherScizor
Share
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
Melee
どさくさ
The Pokémon can attack adjacent enemies in the confusion of battle UmbreonZubatCottoneeWhimsicottGible
CroagunkToxicroakDeinoPansageSimisage
PansearSimisearPanpourSimipourZorua
Sneasel
Unaware
てんねん
Ignores stat changes in the opponent BidoofBibarel
Tenacity
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
Aqua Boost
みずブースト
Boosts Attack when hit by a Water-type move VaporeonSimipour
 
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