s with all new Pokémon generations, Pokémon Sword & Shield introduce a variety of new abilities. This page is to list all of the new abilities introduced in Pokémon Sword & Shield .
List of New Abilities
|Ball Fetch||If the Pokémon is not holding an item it will fetch the Poké Ball from the first failed throw of the battle||Yamper|
|Cotton Down||Lowers the Speed of a Pokémon that attacks this Pokémon||Gossifleur, Eldegoss|
|Hunger Switch||Changes Morepeko's Form. Changes Morpeko's Aura Wheel attack from Electric-type to Dark-type||Morpeko|
|Mirror Armor||Reflects stat altering effects||Corviknight|
|Neutralizing Gas||Neutralises the effects of abilities||Galarian Weezing|
|Steam Engine||Drastically increases Speed when hit by a Fire-type or Water-type move||Rolycoly|