New Abilities

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

Name Effect Pokémon
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
Gulp Missle When in Gulping Form, fires its catch at an enemy Cramorant
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
Pastel Veil Prevents self and allies from being poisoned. Heals allies of poison Galarian Ponyta
Steam Engine Drastically increases Speed when hit by a Fire-type or Water-type move Rolycoly