Pressure (ability)

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Effect

Pressure makes any attack targeted at the ability-bearer - regardless of whether it hits - use 2 PP instead of 1.

Outside of battle

If a Pokémon with Pressure is leading the party Pokémon, wild Pokémon are 50% more likely to be higher level.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
FireRed/LeafGreen
Emerald
Raises foe’s PP usage.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The Pokémon raises the foe’s PP usage.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The Pokémon raises the foe’s PP usage.
X/Y The Pokémon raises opposing Pokémon’s PP usage.

Pokémon with Pressure

#
Name
2nd ability
Hidden ability
142 Aerodactyl Rock Head Unnerve
144 Articuno Snow Cloak
145 Zapdos Lightning Rod
146 Moltres Flame Body
150 Mewtwo Unnerve
243 Raikou Volt Absorb
244 Entei Flash Fire
245 Suicune Water Absorb
249 Lugia Multiscale
250 Ho-oh Regenerator
356 Dusclops Frisk
359 Absol Super Luck Justified
386 Deoxys
Normal Forme
386 Deoxys
Attack Forme
386 Deoxys
Defense Forme
386 Deoxys
Speed Forme
416 Vespiquen Unnerve
442 Spiritomb Infiltrator
461 Weavile Pickpocket
477 Dusknoir Frisk
483 Dialga Telepathy
484 Palkia Telepathy
487 Giratina
Altered Forme
Telepathy
646 Kyurem
Kyurem

Pressure as a hidden ability

#
Name
Other abilities
320 Wailmer Oblivious
Water Veil
321 Wailord Oblivious
Water Veil
624 Pawniard Inner Focus
Defiant
625 Bisharp Inner Focus
Defiant