Pokémon Sun and Moon Abilities

Pokémon Sun and Moon New Abilities

With the addition of new Generation 7 and Alola region specific Pokémon, we have a number of new abilities tied to new Pokémon families. This is a comprehensive sortable list of all newly added abilities. If you’re looking for a Moves and Stats chart for Generation 7 click here.

Ability Pokémon Description
Battery Charjabug Powers up ally Pokémon’s special moves.
Battle Bond Greninja Defeating an opposing Pokémon strengthens the Pokémon’s bond with its Trainer, and it becomes Ash-Greninja. Water Shuriken gets more powerful.
Beast Boost Ultra Beasts The Pokémon boosts its most proficient stat each time it knocks out a Pokémon.
Berserk Drampa Boosts the Pokémon’s Sp. Atk stat when it takes a hit that causes its HP to become half or less.
Comatose Komala It’s always drowsing and will never wake up. It can attack without waking up.
Corrosion Salandit The Pokémon can poison the target even if it’s a Steel or Poison type.
Dancer Oricorio When another Pokémon uses a dance move, it can use a dance move following it regardless of its Speed.
Dazzling Bruxish Surprises the opposing Pokémon, making it unable to attack using priority moves.
Disguise Mimikyu Once per battle, the shroud that covers the Pokémon can protect it from an attack.
Electric Surge Tapu Koko Turns the ground into Electric Terrain when the Pokémon enters a battle.
Emergency Exit Golisopod The Pokémon, sensing danger, switches out when its HP becomes half or less.
Fluffy Stufful Halves the damage taken from moves that make direct contact, but doubles that of Fire-type moves.
Full Metal Body Solgaleo Prevents other Pokémon’s moves or Abilities from lowering the Pokémon’s stats.
Galvanize Alola Geodude Normal-type moves become Electric-type moves. The power of those moves is boosted a little.
Grassy Surge Tapu Bulu Turns the ground into Grassy Terrain when the Pokémon enters a battle.
Innards Out Pyukumuku Damages the attacker landing the finishing hit by the amount equal to its last HP.
Liquid Voice Popplio All sound-based moves become Water-type moves.
Long Reach Rowlet The Pokémon uses its moves without making contact with the target.
Merciless Mareanie The Pokémon’s attacks become critical hits if the target is poisoned.
Misty Surge Tapu Fini Turns the ground into Misty Terrain when the Pokémon enters a battle.
Power Construct Zygarde Other Cells gather to aid when its HP becomes half or less. Then the Pokémon changes its form to Complete Forme.
Power of Alchemy Alola Grimer The Pokémon copies the Ability of a defeated ally.
Prism Armor Necrozoma Reduces the power of supereffective attacks taken.
Psychic Surge Tapu Lele Turns the ground into Psychic Terrain when the Pokémon enters a battle.
Queenly Majesty Tsareena Its majesty pressures the opposing Pokémon, making it unable to attack using priority moves.
Receiver Passimian The Pokémon copies the Ability of a defeated ally.
RKS System Silvally Changes the Pokémon’s type to match the memory disc it holds.
Schooling Wishiwashi When it has a lot of HP, the Pokémon forms a powerful school. It stops schooling when its HP is low.
Shadow Shield Lunala Reduces the amount of damage the Pokémon takes while its HP is full.
Shields Down Minior When its HP becomes half or less, the Pokémon’s shell breaks and it becomes aggressive.
Slush Rush Alola Sandshrew and Cubchoo Boosts the Pokémon’s Speed stat in a hailstorm.
Soul-Heart Magearna Boosts its Sp. Atk stat every time a Pokémon faints.
Stakeout Yungoos Doubles the damage dealt to the target’s replacement if the target switches out.
Stamina Mudsbray Boosts the Defense stat when hit by an attack.
Steelworker Dhelmise Powers up Steel-type moves.
Surge Surfer Alola Raichu Doubles the Pokémon’s Speed stat on Electric Terrain.
Tangling Hair Alola Diglett Contact with the Pokémon lowers the attacker’s Speed stat.
Triage Comfey Gives priority to a healing move.
Water Bubble Dewspider Lowers the power of Fire-type moves done to the Pokémon and prevents the Pokémon from getting a burn.
Water Compaction Sandygast Boosts the Pokémon’s Defense stat sharply when hit by a Water-type move.
Wimp Out Wimpod The Pokémon cowardly switches out when its HP becomes half or less.