Sniper (ability)

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Effect

Sniper increases the power of critical hits by 1.5×. This means a critical hit will deal 2.25× normal damage instead of 1.5×.

Changes

In Generations 1-5 critical hits deal 2× normal damage, so Sniper inflicts normal damage.

Game descriptions

Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
Powers up moves if they become critical hits.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
Powers up moves if they become critical hits.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
Powers up moves if they become critical hits.
Sun/Moon Powers up moves if they become critical hits when attacking.