Mold Breaker (ability)

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Effect

Mold Breaker prevents a target's ability from affecting moves that the Mold Breaker Pokémon uses. It only affects abilities that change the power, accuracy or other effects of moves.

For example, a Haxorus with Mold Breaker would be able to hit a Gengar (having Levitate) using a Ground-type move like Earthquake.

However, if Dragon Claw KOs a Pokémon with Aftermath, a Mold Breaker Pokémon would still lose HP as Aftermath did not affect the Dragon Claw attack itself.

Abilities that Mold Breaker can bypass

Battle Armor Big Pecks Clear Body Contrary
Damp Dry Skin Filter Flash Fire
Flower Gift Friend Guard Heatproof Heavy Metal
Hyper Cutter Immunity Inner Focus Insomnia
Keen Eye Leaf Guard Levitate Light Metal
Lightningrod Limber Magic Bounce Magma Armor
Marvel Scale Motor Drive Multiscale Oblivious
Own Tempo Sand Veil Sap Sipper Shell Armor
Shield Dust Simple Snow Cloak Solid Rock
Soundproof Sticky Hold Storm Drain Sturdy
Suction Cups Tangled Feet Telepathy Thick Fat
Unaware Vital Spirit Volt Absorb Water Absorb
Water Veil White Smoke Wonder Guard Wonder Skin

Game descriptions

Generation 4 Moves can be used regardless of abilities.
Generation 5 Moves can be used regardless of Abilities.
Generation 6 Moves can be used on the target regardless of its Abilities.

Pokémon with Mold Breaker

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
127 Pinsir Hyper Cutter Moxie
130 Gyarados
Mega Gyarados
181 Ampharos
Mega Ampharos
408 Cranidos Sheer Force
409 Rampardos Sheer Force
610 Axew Rivalry Unnerve
611 Fraxure Rivalry Unnerve
612 Haxorus Rivalry Unnerve
674 Pancham Iron Fist Scrappy
675 Pangoro Iron Fist Scrappy

Mold Breaker as a hidden ability

#
Name
Other abilities
529 Drilbur Sand Rush
Sand Force
530 Excadrill Sand Rush
Sand Force
538 Throh Inner Focus
Guts
539 Sawk Sturdy
Inner Focus
550 Basculin Adaptability
Reckless
621 Druddigon Rough Skin
Sheer Force
701 Hawlucha Limber
Unburden